PLASMA ELITE LAUNCH
THE DORCHESTER, LONDON
Beauty business consultant and Plasma Elite distributor Fran Hayter held an event at The Dorchester Spa to celebrate the UK launch of the device. Industry guests watched demonstrations of the machine, which uses plasma technology to shrink excess skin around the eyes, soften lines, wrinkles and acne scars and remove skin tags and milia.
FEMI HEALTH & BEAUTY POP-UP AT THE BRITISH PAR 3
NAILCOTE HALL, WARWICKSHIRE
Leicester salon Femi Health & Beauty was on hand at golfing event The British Par 3 to provide pampering for guests in a pop-up salon. Part of the pampering team was Jessica educator Charlotte Lowe, who treated singer Sinitta to a full Jessica manicure and pedicure, while her mum Miquel Brown opted for a Geleration pedicure using shade Raspberry.
LEIGHTON DENNY EXPERT NAILS HERITAGE COLLECTION BREAKFAST
THE IVY MARKET GRILL, LONDON
Pro brand Leighton Denny Expert Nails invited beauty press to top restaurant The Ivy Market Grill for breakfast to introduce its latest collection for AW17, Heritage. Brand manager Natasha Suri talked through the collection while guests enjoyed a traditional English Breakfast, after which nail techs were on hand to give manicures using the new shades, which are inspired by British countryside traditions.
BANNATYNE KINGSFORD PARK SPA OPEN EVENING
The Bannatyne Group celebrated the completed refurbishment of its Colchester spa with a VIP opening evening. Guests, including the club’s members, were invited to try taster treatments and enjoy drinks on the terrace in the sun while CEO Justin Musgrove made a speech. The £1 million investment allowed the group to add a treatment room for groups of up to six; two nail treatment areas, a rasul room and VIP Elemis treatment suites.
IIAA HEADQUARTERS TOUR
David Alpert, managing director of the International Institute for Anti-Ageing and Tracy Alpert, co-founder, welcomed some big industry names to tour its new facilities over the summer. IIAA recently joined Cosmetic Executive Women UK and president Caroline Neville (pictured) paid them a visit. Separately, PB’s MD Mark Moloney and editor Eve Oxberry took a trip up to the North London site too. Both sets of visitors were treated to lunch and a tour of the expanded premises.
LUSH ESSENTIAL OILS EXHIBITION
Spa and retail brand Lush curated an interactive exhibition designed to plunge guests into the world of essential oils. PB’s assistant editor Georgia Seago and deputy editor Amanda Pauley attended the fragrant showcase, walking through the Barbican’s conservatory greenhouse and stopping to sniff and learn about key oils at smelling stations along the way.