PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY LIVE STAGE
Listen to experts reveal their trade secrets and share advice on how to adopt current trends into your salon, as well as tips for looking after your staff, your clients and yourself in the workplace.
Recognising abuse – how to save a life – Julie Knight, chief executive and founder, Elite Eyelash Extensions and Elite Eyelash Extensions Training Academy
Sunday, October 21 – 3pm
Salon professionals are in a unique position to be able to spot clients or colleagues who are experiencing domestic abuse and offer help. Find out how you can recognise the signs and safely offer confidential signposting to support services that could save lives.
Your troubleshooting guide to waxing – Kerri-Ann Angus, director, Peaches Wax Bar and Academy and salon business coach
Monday, October 22 – 12pm
Angus will demonstrate her top time-and money-saving tips for waxing. You’ll be shown a better way to wax and how to turn your waxing treatments into an experience your clients want to repeat.
BUSINESS SKILLS STAGE 1
This programme hosts speakers from all corners of the industry, bringing you advice on everything from transforming your retailing to building your male client base.
The simple steps to making your salon eco-friendly – Jennie Lawson, director, Mimosa Beauty
Sunday, October 21 – 2pm
There are so many ways to become an eco-friendly salon that are not about spending more money but redesigning your thought process. Find out how and why Mimosa Beauty is 100% landfill free.
Expanding your single salon into a chain – Sara Shoemark, owner, Glow Beauty
Monday, October 22 – 11am
Thinking about taking your salon business to the next level and opening a second site or more? Find out how to take those first steps, what things you should be thinking about, and have your questions answered by someone who’s been there and done it.
BUSINESS SKILLS STAGE 2
This programme hosts speakers from all corners of the industry, bringing you advice on everything from recruiting to marketing and how to get your dream career.
How I built my beauty empire – Karen Betts, founder, Nouveau Beauty Group and HD Brows
Beauty business entrepreneur Karen Betts will share the secrets of how she built her empire and inspire you to take your ventures to the next level. Whether you’re a successful business owner or just starting out, Betts is proof that if you can dream it, you can do it.
How to plan and measure your social media success – Tamsin Koslowski, owner, NAF! Salon
Monday, October 22 – 3pm
This session will cover ways in which you can effectively plan and manage your social media activity, and how to find out what’s really working for your business.
ADVANCED TREATMENTS STAGE
A programme designed for professionals looking to expand their knowledge on some of the latest advanced treatments on the market.
Skincare and treatment trends for 2019 – Gemma Halil, advanced aesthetician and skin specialist, KP Aesthetics
From dermaplaning to bespoke treatments, resurfacing versus skin peeling, and the £124 million vegan market, this session will explore trends and treatments set to be popular for 2019 and whether they’re here to stay.
Your future in aesthetic therapy – Sally Durant, Sally Durant Training and Consultancy
Monday, October 22 – 2pm
This session will explain what this vibrant sector of our industry can offer therapists’ career development and what steps clinics need to take as we move towards regulation via the JCCP and CPSA.
Hosted by celebrity make-up artist Armand Beasley, this stage will bring MUAs up to speed on everything they need to know now.
On-set etiquette: what you need to know – Hannah Wing, James Molloy and Paul Herrington
Sunday, October 21 – 12.15pm
Whether it’s film, TV, editorial or commercial work that floats your boat, our panel will give you the lowdown on how to get along, plus the dos and don’ts of life on set.
Dermacolour camouflage – Gemma Horner, head of education, Kryolan UK
Sunday, October 21 – 11.30am
Learn the key elements of using the Dermacolor Camouflaging System, in a genre of make-up artistry essential to all elements of make-up, from bridal to feature film. Watch and learn how to make a tattoo disappear, effectively cover vitiligo and, more importantly, keep it hidden.
INTIMATE TREATMENTS SESSIONS
Waxing experts share their top techniques and advice for honing your intimate treatment skills. These sessions will be held in private seminar rooms.
Inclusivity in intimate treatments – Louise Wendt de Oliveira, head of treatments and training, nkd () waxing
Sunday, October 21 – 1pm
If you’re looking to increase the inclusivity of your salon, this session will explore how you can make your intimate treatments welcoming to all, plus show how to perform an intimate wax on transgender clients.
Live Stages and seminars cost £3 per session or £1 for students and lecturers.
Register for the show and reserve your seat at professionalbeauty.co.uk/register
PB North holds the Education Forum every year, with the aim of raising industry standards and preparing our future beauty workforce right from the start. Lecturers can hear from top employers about the skills they want to see in young therapists emerging into the industry, with names including Diane Nettleton, director of Gaia Spa, and successful salon owners Lesley Caster of City Retreat and Stefania Rossi of Utopia Beauty & Advanced Skincare.
Lecturers can purchase tickets for the Education Forum after registering for the show at professionalbeauty.co.uk/register
Tickets cost £10 and include lunch and a goody bag.
Run in association with Salon Business Secrets, these workshops offer one-on-one advice. Each 90-minute session will be hosted by Adam Chatterley, beauty business coach at Salon Business Secrets. Arrive with a business-related problem and leave with a plan that will get the results you want.
90-minute workshops cost £20 and include one-on-one time with a Salon Business Secrets expert and round-table discussion. Register for the show and book a workshop at professionalbeauty.co.uk/register
MUST SEE – THE HJ AND HJ MEN LIVE STAGES
There are two exciting Live Stages for the hairdressing industry at the show. The HJ Men Stage will showcase trend demos from top barbers throughout the UK, while the HJ Stage will see leading hairdressing teams share tips and techniques.