CASH RICH: Jurlique has received a cash infusion from San Francisco-based JH Partners, a private equity firm. Details were not disclosed. The two firms also announced that Eli Halliwell has been named president and chief executive officer of Jurlique. Halliwell is formerly of Bumble and bumble, where he served as general manager.
BARNEYS ENERGIZES: Fashionistas will be pleased to know they can get charged up at the newly opened Chantecaille Energy Spa located on the fourth floor of Barneys New York on Madison Avenue and 60th Street. Energy spa treatments, such as an energy lift facial, a flower facial, lymphatic drainage and a toning treatment for the body range from $95 to $250.
CELEBRATING SCENT: Firmenich is feting the fifth birthday of its Osmoz Web site by giving its 240,000 members a chance to win a made-to-measure fragrance. Starting in October, visitors to the fragrance supplier’s site will be asked to share their thoughts on scents as part of the competition, which is called Extrait de Parfum (fragrance extract, in English). The winner will have a bespoke scent concocted by a Firmenich perfumer. “Osmoz gives us a rich dialogue with consumers and provides us with a new marketing tool,” said Armand de Villoutreys, managing director of Firmenich France and vice president of fine fragrances worldwide. Osmoz was founded in 2001 to allow Firmenich to better understand consumers. In 2005, the company carried out more than 12,000 hours of interviews through Osmoz.
BEAUTY AND BRAINS: Oppenheimer & Co. will hold its third annual “Beauty, Lifestyle & Leisure” conference Sept. 12 at the New York Marriott Financial Center. A handful of beauty firms are slated to present to investors, including Regis Corp., Nu Skin and Inter Parfums.