The spa sector reported strong growth in January, with treatment business up on last year, resulting in a healthy 73% room occupancy. Make-up is becoming increasingly popular at retail, with clients investing in foundations, lipsticks and brow kits. To see the hottest make-up looks for spring/summer 17, turn to page 115.
When investing in a new machine for your spa, you said you turn to review sites, trade shows and industry magazines such as Professional Beauty for advice. This month, we investigate the impact that cheap and unsafe machines bought direct from some overseas manufacturers are having on the industry on page 61. Many of you have also noticed the popularity of membership subscriptions, which is why 47% of you are considering launching a model this year.
The month in numbers
On the spot
47% ARE THINKING OF IMPLEMENTING A MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION
WHICH MAKE-UP PRODUCT IS MOST POPULAR WITH CLIENTS AT RETAIL?
3. Brow kit
4. Lip gloss
WHEN INVESTING IN A MACHINE FOR YOUR SPA, WHERE DO YOU GO FOR ADVICE?
1. Review websites
2. Trade shows
3. Industry magazines
4. Friends in the industry