PB editor Eve Oxberry and editorial assistant Lydia Mormen attended the Elemis press launch for the extension of its Superfoods range. There were mini facials at the new Insta-Beauty Bar concept, superfood snacks on a selection of healthy breads, and fun installations, such as a photo booth with fruits and vegetables modelled from balloons, as well as jelly-textured products showcased in jelly moulds. Guests left with the new additions to the range.
SHARED BEAUTY SECRETS 10TH BIRTHDAY PARTY
CAFÉ DE PARIS, LONDON
Shared Beauty Secrets marked 10 years of success with a party at Café de Paris in London, attended by PB’s managing director Mark Moloney, deputy editor Amanda Pauley and Lydia. The 300 guests were given a first look at new product launches, complimentary Lava Shells massages, and entertainment from impressionist Francine Lewis and singer Gemma Kalmakrian from ITV show The Voice UK. The event supported mental health charity Mind, raising a total of £2,120 from the sale of Fortune Cookies that offered the chance to win prizes donated from operators and suppliers.
OPI SS19 COLLECTION LAUNCH
SAKE NO HANA, LONDON
OPI launched its new-season Tokyo collection at Japanese restaurant Sake No Hana. The collection comprises 12 colours which were displayed on a rotating sushi carousel. Lydia and PB’s features editor Georgia Seago enjoyed Japanese-inspired cocktails and sushi as well as mini manicures using the new shades. Guests were also treated to a gift set from a bespoke vending machine.
ESSENTIAL BEAUTY SUPPLIES TRAINING ROOM LAUNCH
PRIORI TTC LAUNCH
PB’s Georgia attended a breakfast for the launch of Priori’s latest skincare range Triple Tumeric Complex (TTC) at the Sanderson. Following a presentation on the science and formulas behind the range by Tracy Harriott, global director of education for Priori, and celebrity facialist Michaella Bolder, a breakfast of quails’ eggs on smashed avocado toast was served alongside turmeric smoothies.
AESTHETICS COLLECTIVE LAUNCH PARTY
MARGARET DABBS GUILDFORD
Guildford was the setting for the launch of Aesthetics Collective, a new independent business started by South Lodge Spa manager Sara Young, nurse prescriber Rebecca Mattison and medispa director Karen Thomas, which will deliver medical aesthetic services such as dermal fillers in spas. Guests, including industry names such as Spa Pulse founder Helena Field, Gaylia Kristensen distributor Lloyd Baker and PR specialist Juliet Wheater, were treated to cocktails, canapés and taster treatments.