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Professional Beauty Professional Beauty August 2017 Articles

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Launching your own salon, spa or mobile business is
Police warn that salon owners could be fined up to £20,000 for offering free alcohol to clients
Police warn that salon owners could be fined up to
Industry recruitment struggles becoming “very difficult”, especially in rural areas, new stats indicate
Industry recruitment struggles becoming “very difficult”
Inbrief
// Sorbet Salons has introduced its branded skincare
UK among most expensive countries for beauty services worldwide
UK among most expensive countries for beauty services
Non-surgical procedures should be banned for under 18s, says ethics think tank
Non-surgical procedures should be banned for under
Professional Beauty launches Support Our Salons (SOS) campaign
Professional Beauty launches Support Our Salons (SOS)
UK sales of colour cosmetics predicted to reach £2.5bn by 2021
UK sales of colour cosmetics predicted to reach £2.5bn
Inbrief
// Skin Evolution, the UK distributor of Dr Renaud
Inbrief
// Champneys Springs has been awarded the Certificate
UV skin damage and cancer safety under the spotlight after Met Office issues warning
UV skin damage and cancer safety under the spotlight
Vitamin D derived from animal products superior to plant-based, finds study
Vitamin D derived from animal products superior to
Diarydates
// Spafest, September 21-22, Atlantic Hotel, Cornwall
Premier Software launches tailored software package for beauty salons
Premier Software launches tailored software package
Adam & Eve announces rebrand to Jax Wax Australia
Waxing brand Adam & Eve will soon unveil its global
Awarding organisation VTCT signs deal to deliver better blended learning resources
Awarding organisation VTCT signs deal to deliver better
Best in BRITAIN
The finalists of the Professional Beauty Regional Awards 2017 can now be revealed. Make sure you’re there to find out who wins in Manchester this October
Talking to…Sharmadean Reid
The owner of Wah Nails talks to Amanda Pauley about being an early adopter of nail art, opening a salon with attitude and launching a software system for beauty pros
SOS: SupportOUR Salons
Returning to Manchester in October, Professional Beauty North has a major new focus. Discover five reasons why this year’s show is not to be missed.
Showing off
Although we’re bringing you a revamped show, PB North still promises exciting launches from some of the industry’s favourite brands. Here is just a small taster of what you can see
New to THE GAME
A multi-million pound two-storey spa has opened at period hotel Ye Olde Bell in Nottinghamshire, with hopes to become known as the best in the region. AMANDA PAULEY pays a visit
Professional beauty.co.uk
We take a look inside P B’s digital world
Beauty Hub
Your one-stop shop where all the latest news, features, products and expert opinions are brought together and streamed by channel
Out &About
Behind the scenes at all the parties, launches and events in the world of beauty and spa
Insider beauty
Our exclusive monthly benchmarking stats for each sector of the market
Insider spa
It’s been a brilliant month for spas with treatment
Insider nails
It’s been a tough month for the nails sector with business
MAKING YOUR message CLEAR
By trying to appeal to everyone it’s easy to lose the clarity of your marketing message, and in turn your core client base, writes HELLEN WARD
Ask the EXPERTS
Our experts answer an array of questions about every aspect of running a successful salon or spa business
NAIL BITES
Semilac partners with a PB Awardwinning tech and we discover a trend-focused Scottish salon
Treating theo pposite sex
If a female therapist refuses to treat male clients, or vice versa, where does a salon owner stand legally? DAVID WRIGHT explains your options
A stroke of genius
Treatments that use bespoke massage techniques take the industry by storm, plus we put Skinade’s collagen drink to the test
Heating up
August welcomes products designed to support sun-drenched skin, from advanced SPFs to soothing, repairing remedies
sales manager
Ger Cunniffe, business development consultant for Chleo Enterprises, which sells brands including Artdeco and Misslyn, reveals how to land a sales role at a large distributor
Brow WOW
With so many brow shaping and colouring courses now available, GEORGIA SEAGO explores the options for different skill levels to help therapists choose the best path to brow mastery
Fresh FABRICS
As summer draws to a close, FIONA VLEMMIKS reveals the key uniform, towel and robe styles and innovations set to lead the way for AW17 and beyond
WindsOF CHANGE
Nail trends are cooling down for autumn, with classic nudes, darker than dark hues and candy colours taking centre stage. AMANDA PAULEY takes a first look at the pro brands’ collections and inspirations