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Elemis Life Elixirs launch dinner

PB editor Eve Oxberry and World Spa & Wellness editor Nora Elias were treated to a special dinner on March 13 for the launch of Elemis’s Life Elixirs range of wellness-inspired bath and body care products. Elemis therapists and global education and training director Nicci Anstey were on hand to introduce guests to the products and scent blends, while managing director Noella Gabriel explained the science and personal journey behind the Life Elixirs’ inception.

BCA annual business seminar

The Beauty Companies Association (BCA) held its annual business seminar on March 23 at One George Street in London. Aromatherapy Associates chief executive Tracey Woodward shared the secrets of her success with attendees from the beauty supplier and salon world. My Showcase founder Nancy Cruickshank and swimwear designer Melissa Odabash also spoke, along with Caci managing director and BCA chairman Dean Nathanson, and iiaa managing director David Alpert.

Image Skincare worldwide launch party

The PB team attended Image Skincare’s London launch party at Somerset House on March 28. Guests, including clinic and salon owners, were greeted with drinks and canapés before an introduction from UK managing director Philip Banfield. Medical director Marc Ronert then introduced a host of new products and invited education manager Dawn Clifford on stage to share tips on maximising the products in treatment and for homecare.

Sorbet Salon Mill Hill opening party

South African salon chain Sorbet held an opening party for its forth UK branch on March 29. The salon, located in Mill Hill, North London, welcomed press and bloggers for drinks, snacks and manicures while they looked around the new premises. CEO and founder Ian Fuhr was also in attendance to talk to guests about the group’s latest UK expansion and forthcoming product range.


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This article appears in the Professional Beauty May 2017 Issue of Professional Beauty

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