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Professional Beauty April 2019 Articles

Editor’s Comment
With the news this month that the continuing uncertainty
The right choice
Three clinic owners tell GEORGIA SEAGO about how they chose the right bodycontouring machine for their business, and share their tips on achieving ROI
Rapried results
The newest fat-reduction technologies on the market offer clients fast results
MANAGING Annual LEAVE
Employees’ holiday entitlement will vary depending on their contracted hours and a range of other factors. The National Beauty Federation explains how to make sure you’re getting it right
BounceBACK
Collagen supplements are increasing in popularity. We find out what’s new and showcase some of the best on the market
Winning FORMULA
We find out exactly what made the winners of the PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY and WORLD SPA & WELLNESS AWARDS 2019 stand out to judges, and how the awards are boosting their businesses
News
Exposome named skincare trend to watch, as microbiome
professional beauty.co.uk
We take a look inside PB’s digital world
What’s hot on PB ONLINE
Your one-stop shop where all the latest news, features, products and expert opinions are brought together and streamed by sector-specific channels
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
With spring in full swing, clients are starting to
Insider nails
The health and safety of your techs is of paramount
Make KPIs WORK FOR YOU
Tracking the performance of your business and your team relies on five key performance indicators. HELLEN WARD explains why
Ask the EXPERTS
Our experts answer an array of questions about every aspect of running a successful salon or spa business
Skincare GETS Ultra Smart High performance meets high science
Following decades of research and development, Elemis is introducing its most diverse networks of specialised micro and macro algae yet, with the launch of the Ultra Smart Pro-Collagen range
NAIL BITES
Mavala turns 60, CND goes to the BRITs and a deluxe nail salon installs an innovative runway
How to CLASSIFY STAFF
Employee, worker or self-employed? The definitions can be confusing, but get it wrong and you could have a law suit on your hands, explains DAVID WRIGHT
Skin DEEP
Science-led products for both face and body influence this month’s new treatments
ALL kitted OUT
Smart skincare kits and duos launch to tackle a range of concerns, while nail and make-up collections reflect the warmer months set to come
How to make it as a… franchisee
Justyna Rostek, director of Guinot Salon in Earlsfield, on how to join a franchise network with an established brand and become a successful franchisee
Talking to… Erika Hodgkiss
The inspirational therapist is an example of the role the beauty industry can play in the early detection of melanoma, having spotted cancerous moles on four of her clients. She shares her incredible story with Amanda Pauley
The BIG league
Professional Beauty London 2019 has been hailed by the industry as a standout event, bringing together top-level visitors with the greatest innovations in beauty, spa and wellness. Here’s why people flocked in their thousands to ExCeL on February 24–25
A WORLD STAGE
The growth of social fitness experiences, how to be a transformative leader and the impact of the microbiome were among the key trends discussed at the WORLD SPA & WELLNESS CONVENTION LONDON
Great LENGTHS
Both big name and amateur lash artists showed off their extension skills in Professional Beauty’s Lash Championships 2019. See who came out top
Top tech TALENT
The best professional techs in the country came together to prove their skills at PB LONDON
Creative COLOUR
The Warpaint Championships brought creative make-up talent from across Europe to London to battle it out in four key disciplines. Find out who made the grade
MIND management
Psychology graduate FRANCESCA NATHAN tells FIONA VLEMMIKS how her deeper understanding of how the mind works has shaped her role as manager of Perfect 10 Nails and Beauty in Kent
Insurance: ARE YOUPAYING too much?
Insurers often charge an extension fee for new or potentially dangerous treatments, but how do they calculate the risk, and why do their fees vary so much? Christina Ryan, senior account handler at insurance broker Inevexco, which administers Professional Beauty Direct, explains