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Professional Beauty Professional Beauty November 2017 Articles

Editor’s Comment
New data this month indicates that consumers now place
Fighting FIT
Active skincare that promises to keep gym-goers looking good while they work out is gaining traction. AMANDA PAULEY finds out how you can tap into the “athleisure beauty” trend
Gym bag essentials
Seven pro products every gym-goer needs for their next sweat session
Weh ave lift OFF
Lash lifts have well and truly taken off. GEORGIA SEAGO finds out why you can’t afford to ignore the most talked-about treatment of the year
Tools of the trade
These must-have additions to a tech’s kit will enhance any lash service
APP and away
Treatment-on-demand beauty apps promise therapists flexible working and high earning potential. But are they too good to be true? GEORGIA SEAGO finds out
New campaign calls on nail techs to help stamp out modern slavery in salons
New campaign calls on nail techs to help stamp out
Skin health overtakes anti-ageing as key driver of skincare sales
Skin health overtakes anti-ageing as key driver of
Blow Ltd to open beauty bars within Debenhams stores
On-demand mobile treatment service Blow Ltd is to open
NKD Waxing opens second salon
PB-award-winning salon NKD Waxing opened a second site
Illamasqua acquired by The Hut Group, just weeks after Espa deal
Illamasqua acquired by The Hut Group, just weeks after
Dangerous skin peels sold on eBay raise concerns among industry experts
Dangerous skin peels sold on eBay raise concerns among
JCCP to include therapists in its joint register for aesthetic treatments
JCCP to include therapists in its joint register for
Average Brit spends more than £18,000 on make-up during their lifetime
Average Brit spends more than £18,000 on make-up during
Warpaint crowns Championship winners in Dublin
Current and future stars of the make-up world were
Elemis creates exclusive treatment menu for in-store John Lewis salon
Elemis creates exclusive treatment menu for in-store
Professional beauty.co.uk
We take a look inside P B’s digital world
What’s hot on
Your one-stop shop where all the latest news, features, products and expert opinions are brought together and streamed by sector-specific 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 It’s been a mixed month for UK beauty salons, with strong growth in treatment business, an average room occupancy of 77%, but with retail sales staying pretty much on par with last year.
Insider spa
It’s been a great month for the spa sector, with healthy
Insider nails
CPD has been high on your agenda this month, with many
Life Lession FOR THERAPISTS
With recruitment of good staff getting tougher than
Ask the EXPERTS
Our experts answer an array of questions about every aspect of running a successful salon or spa business
NAIL BITES
We meet the founder of an exciting young nail brand and visit the SS18 catwalks to spot hot nail trends
Rise of the employment tribunal
With fees being scrapped for employees wanting to take a claim to tribunal, cases are expected to rise. DAVID WRIGHT explains what to expect if it happens to you
Cool,calm AND collected
Results-driven treatments that also help clients unwind are hot this month, plus we give our verdict on Guniot’s acid peel
As cold as ice
The pro nail brands’ autumn collections feature shimmering, icy tones for sleek looks, while new skincare takes care of winter-ravaged faces and bodies
Brand ambassador
Abbie McCann, Brand ambassador for Crazy Angel and owner of mobile tanning business Abbie’s Beauty Company, on becoming a spokesperson for a leading tanning brand
Shelley Hepburn
The group spa director at Boringdon Hall’s Gaia Spa talks to Amanda Pauley about running the largest spa in the South West and plans to expand its wellness offering
New and improved
The International Institute for Anti-Ageing has made major changes to its facilities and expert team this year. MD David Alpert tells Georgia Seago what we can expect from the distributor going forward
THE shape OF YOU
The next generation of salon furniture is stylish, hardworking and provides comfort for both client and therapist. AMANDA PAULEY explores the hottest launches and innovations
Are all LASER HAIR REMOVAL SYSTEMS equal?
LUMENIS LIGHTSHEER laser hair removal is different. It uses clinically proven diode laser technology to permanently remove unwanted hair, comfortably and effectively
Festivefancies
Following our guide to the Christmas sets available at PB North last month, there’s still time to stock up on some last-minute seasonal offerings from these other brands
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