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Professional Beauty Professional Beauty March 2017 Articles

Welcome
Spa membership schemes have taken off in recent years
Therapists fight back against campaigns to stop them injecting fillers
Therapists fight back against campaigns to stop them
Next-generation customisable skincare tipped as key trend
Next-generation customisable skincare tipped as key
Wellness named one of the fastestgrowing markets in the world
Wellness named one of the fastestgrowing markets in
Injectables on the rise as Brexit prompts 40% drop in surgical procedures
Injectables on the rise as Brexit prompts 40% drop
News in brief
■ Spa Experience by Better has opened its ninth UK
News in brief
■ British skincare brand Elemis has launched into four
Campaigners call for microbeads ban to be extended to make-up
Campaigners call for microbeads ban to be extended
Somerset council issues warning about unsafe beauty salons
Somerset council issues warning about unsafe beauty
Inside-out skin health and microblading named key global beauty trends
Inside-out skin health and microblading named key global
News in brief
■ Leighton Denny, founder of the eponymous nail brand
Salon owners warned to carry out background checks on staff amid crackdown on illegal workers
Salon owners warned to carry out background checks
L’Oréal invests in beauty tech start-ups with new accelerator business-funding scheme
L’Oréal invests in beauty tech start-ups with new accelerator
News in pictures
A new subterranean Cowshed Spa will open as part of
News in brief
■ Katherine Daniels has unveiled a series of “How to…”
Lava Shells partners with Thalgo and enters Nirvana Spa
Lava Shells partners with Thalgo and enters Nirvana
Guinot crowns 159 salons of distinction
Guinot awarded 159 salons with Crown status during
Ink London nails devises first training courses
British pro nail brand Ink London has launched its
Competition to find upcoming beauty industry talent returns
Competition to find upcoming beauty industry talent
Web watch
We take a look inside Professional Beauty’s digital world
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Insider beauty
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Insider spa
The spa sector reported strong growth in January, with
Insider nails
It was a tougher month for nail techs after the success
Ask the experts
Our experts answer an array of questions about every aspect of running a successful salon or spa business
Embrace adversity
To be truly successful as a small business owner, you need to learn to love the struggle as much as the rewards, writes Hellen Ward
Nail bites
The nation’s most common foot problems are revealed and a Nail Harmony master educator opens the doors to her salon, known for acrylic nail art
Face time
Facials that treat myriad skin conditions take centre stage, plus 3D-lipo unveils its latest machine
Feet forward
This month’s round up takes a step in the direction of pedicures, with a sturdy nail file, specially designed pedi polish and all-in-one service kit
Diary dates
A beauty trade show for therapists, salon owners, nail
Out & about
Behind the scenes at all the parties, launches and events in the world of beauty and spa
Break with tradition
A luxury spa that merges Roman architecture with contemporary design is set to open at Four Seasons Ten Trinity Square in April, discovers Amanda Pauley
The devices debate
Cheap, unsafe machines from some overseas manufacturers are damaging the market and the reputation of the beauty industry. Georgia Seago investigates the risks of buying direct
Alex Collins
Macdonald Hotels’ group director of spa talks Georgia Seago through the company’s plans to elevate its spa offer in a diverse property portfolio
HIT THE BOTTLE
Collagen drinks are back in the limelight, with a host of new products offering a liquid solution to clients’ anti-ageing concerns
Splash into summer
The pro nail brands have taken next season’s hottest catwalk colours and put a wearable spin on them to suit salon clients
Accessible science
Following a new wave of spa treatments to tackle sleep, stress and nutritional issues, Dr Claudia Aguirre tells Eve Oxberry how therapists can keep up with the science behind wellness
NAILED IT
Zarra Celik is not only a top UK session tech with a black book full of celebrity clients, but also a master educator for Nail Harmony. Amanda Pauley finds out how she cracked the industry
Gut instinct
Get clients to consider their gut health and you may just get to the root of their skin issues, discovers Georgia Seago
JOIN THE CLUB
Salon membership schemes are growing in popularity but are they worth implementing in your business? Amanda Pauley talks to three owners about how they made them work
IN STYLE
Take a look at the hottest nail trends spotted on the SS17 catwalks and translate them in salon using our simple step by steps
BLUSHING UP
With pretty matching pinks contrasting with bold glitters, the SS17 catwalks offered plenty of make-up inspiration. We find out how the pro brands have interpreted the trends
10 lessons I’VE LEARNED
Salon and spa owners reveal the things they wish they’d known when they were starting out, and tell Fiona Vlemmiks what they learned from their mistakes
Modern slavery
The recent arrests of illegal nail salon workers put