Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy
Global Wellness News™ | February 16th, 2023
The Future of Fitness
From wild innovations in group fitness to the at-home tech fitness revolution, the fitness landscape is in the midst of a transformation. The results will push you to rethink your workouts—and the things you’re doing when you’re not training, too.
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UK-based Skin + Me secures over €11 million for its personalised prescription-based approach to skincare
Based in the UK, Skin + Me is shaking up skincare, making medical-level advice more accessible and empowering skin confidence. The startup has just secured new funding (£10 million) as demand ramps up.
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Natural Cycles Raises $7M Strategic Investment from Samsung Ventures
Natural Cycles, a women’s health company known for its basal temperature based birth control app, has received funding from Samsung Ventures to intensify its AI/ML efforts and hardware development. The $7 million investment round also included contributions from all of Natural Cycles’ existing institutional investors Heartcore Capital, Headline, Bonnier Ventures and EQT Ventures.
Dental offices are getting the spa treatment
Celebrities, athletes and patients have been flocking to these dentists for their exceptional dental care, but also the luxurious and pampering experiences they provide. Offering perks like a spa-like setup, art installations and service dogs offering comfort during a procedure, cosmetic dentistry has evolved to keep up with wellness trends.
The rise of psychedelic retreats: the most intrepid, life-changing trip
Mushrooms have been used globally in shamanic ceremonies for millennia. But a deluge of clinical studies show that they might prove key in treating mental health issues, including depression, anxiety and PTSD. In the US, the FDA has designated psilocybin a “breakthrough therapy” for depression, speeding up research development.
THE WELL Brings Health into the Home with First Wellness Residences in Miami’s Bay Harbor Islands – Haute Residence by Haute Living
In the age of fitness influencers and diet tea affiliate marketing, the concept of wellness is nothing new to the 21st century. It’s easy enough to drive to a local cycling class or farm-to-table eatery every now and then, but true wellness mingles authentically into everyday life.
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