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On Tuesday Saks Fifth Avenue opened a new, 32,000-square-foot beauty space on the second floor of its New York Flagship with more than 120 color cosmetics, skincare, fragrance and wellness brands (58 of which are new to the floor). Anchor shops include Aesop, CHANEL, Christian Louboutin Beauté, Dior, Giorgio Armani, Givenchy, Gucci (its first new beauty concept store in the US, above), Kiehl’s Since 1851, La Mer, La Prairie, Sisley Paris, and Tom Ford. By moving the Beauty Department to the second floor, Saks hopes to address the new ways customers shop and experience beauty.
Focusing more on on experiences, the floor now includes 15 new spa rooms along with services such as medi-spa treatments, facials, massages, manicures, brow services, a flower shop and more. Saks curated treatments and luxury experiences for customers include services such as:
- FaceGym, the original non-invasive facial workout, exclusive to Saks and the first shop in the United States.
- Dedicated spa rooms for CHANEL, Clé de Peau Beauté, Dior, Kiehl’s Since 1851, La Mer, La Prairie, Martine de Richeville, SKINNEY MedSpa and Sisley Paris.
- Brow and lash styling by Blink Brow Bar London, CoolSculpting and laser hair removal by SKINNEY MedSpa and manicures and meditation by sundays.
- Martine de Richeville’s signature slimming, deep-tissue massage, Rémodelage, —a Saks exclusive and brand-first space in the United States.
- Hand-tied floral arrangements by EB Florals, revolving around the composition of the fragrances and their seasonal availability.
Seaweed and marine extracts have long been incorporated into popular skincare remedies. They offer unparalleled hydration, accompanied by a combination of anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anti-aging benefits. Filled with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, and fatty acids, seaweed is helpful in treating acne, skin allergies/rashes, burns, and wounds as well as regenerating skin and protecting it from environmental damage. From luxury potions found in Crème de la Mer, Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, to more accessible ones from Mario Badescu, The Organic Pharmacy and The Body Shop, seaweed has become an important beauty buzzword.
The latest company to make a splash in this arena is The Seaweed Bath Co. with more than 32 products derived from hand-harvested Bladderwrack Seaweed, sourced off the coast of southern Maine. The Seaweed Bath Co. is a new breed of natural cosmetics appearing on-line and in-store at retailers such as Whole Foods, Target, and CVS. While cruelty-free and absent of parabens, phthalates, formaldehyde, and artificial coloring, the line is constantly tweaked to give consumers the greatest efficacy. “There is no need to give up on natural products thinking they won’t be effective. Science has evolved to allow consumers to have both,” shares Kim Chisholm, the company’s chief executive officer, with WWD.