71 years old internationally, 26 countries, and 21 years in South Africa, a spa and wellness information network that spans the globe.

Les Nouvelles Esthetiques was established in Paris in 1952 and has grown to a magazine with a worldwide reputation. It is currently published in 30 countries spanning the globe for the USA, Brazil, France, Italy, Russia, China, Japan, South Africa to Australia, and distributed to close on 70 countries.

Les Nouvelles Esthetiques is a publication dedicated to the up to date knowledge in the world of Spas, Well-being and Beauty and encompasses all aspects of the spa industry: skincare, bodycare, nails, make-up, haircare, spa therapies and business management, with a high fashion feel to complement its contemporary nature.

Les Nouvelles Esthetiques, South African Edition was launched in October 2002, by Max Café and is now available monthly, on relevant platforms including digital, mobile and social, so allowing you to read and enjoy anywhere.

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Editor’s Note

The future of ageing well holds immense promise, fueled by an amalgamation of cutting-edge technologies and human-centric approaches. Spearheading this transformative journey are spas and wellness centers, at the forefront of pioneering holistic well-being frontiers. Through the implementation of personalization, regenerative medicine, prioritization of brain health, virtual wellness experiences, and community-centered initiatives, we unlock the full potential of ageing—a vista characterized by boundless vitality, fulfillment, and purpose. As we embark on this journey, let us collectively redefine the narrative surrounding ageing, daring to challenge stereotypes and preconceptions. Together, let us celebrate ageing as a period of profound growth, exploration, and fulfillment, embracing the richness of experience that accompanies each passing year.

Dates to Diarise: Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Conference and Spa Awards Gala Dinner 2024 – 28 & 29th July 2024. Register today on www.lesnouvelles.co.za

Enjoy the read

Dr Nadine de Freitas

Managing Editor

Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Conference 2024

28 & 29 July 2024

Sandton, Johannesburg

We look forward to welcoming you to Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Conference 2024

A must attend event for all spa managers, salon or spa owners, and wellness professionals. The Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Conference focuses on building capacity, raising benchmarks and adding value to the spa industry, in addition to the infinite networking opportunity. This results in a speaker program that is focused in helping delegates to better understand their business; master industries best practices and directly apply practical lessons in their business.

Theme: Future Wellness Thinking

The future of spas embraces a an intertwining of wellness, spa therapies, and business innovation. Anticipate personalized wellness journeys, sustainable practices, holistic therapies and tech-integrated therapies. Spa businesses will evolve into comprehensive wellness hubs, offering curated experiences that go beyond relaxation. Forward-thinking strategies will redefine industry standards, creating a harmonious synergy between mind, body, and business for an enriched spa landscape. Embrace the transformative wave of future spa thinking.

Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards 2024

Les Nouvelles Esthetiques, South Africa would like to invite all spas to participate in the 19th Annual Southern Africa Spa Awards, presented in association with Les Nouvelles Esthetiques & Spa, Paris.

Spas are the source of finding a sense of well-being. They are a sanctuary where one can escape and a place to unwind. They allow us to renew our body, mind and soul, and although society generally has moved away from embracing recreational time, we are finally coming full circle and embracing this time to revive and de-stress.

The phenomenal growth in the Spa Industry in Southern Africa is symbolic to this, thus the Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Sanitas Per Aquas (S.P.A) Awards was established in 2005 to honour this flourishing market and those who excel in their field. Now into its 15th year the awards the Les Nouvelles Esthetiques South African Spa Awards is the country’s premier spa awards and has grown from strength to strength, boasting the county’s finest spas as winners and finalists.

These prestigious awards acknowledge excellence and those who set the benchmark, in quality and innovation within the Spa, Health & Wellness Industry. Through the success of the previous awards, the Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards increases in its stature each year, providing the South African and International Spa Visitors and Media with a comprehensive choice of award winning spas, and a reliable source of spa information and recommendations, within South Africa.

The awards have been designed to stimulate a desire for service excellence among South African Spas in a growing local and international market.

Closing Date for the  Spa Award entries and portfolios: 5 April 2024

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Dr. Nadine de Freitas

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