Move over beauty advisors, beauty coaches are the next big beauty trend, according to SpaFinder’s annual list of Top Global Spa Trends for 2012. Makes sense, since we have life coaches, wellness coaches, so why not beauty coaches?

Some pioneers include Clarins’ new Parisian flagship, My Blend, which is staffed by beauty coaches, and spa skin care brand, Skin Authority, which follows through with clients’ progress. The trend, said Susie Ellis, President of SpaFinder, is indicative of the difference between someone who delivers a service and someone forming an ongoing relationship to deliver a more lasting result. “The way things are going, I wouldn’t be surprised if the coaching term finds itself being used in retail and other segments.,” Susie said.

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