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Hot Topic

Which skills should be taught more in beauty training?

Nuno Gois, educator, Zemits UK: “Growing as a therapist, responsibility at work and towards your employer, respect for self and others, salon etiquette, treatment set-up and what not to do while in treatments, and for professionals taking the self-employed route, a business starter pack would help for sure.”

Rebecca Grace, make-up artist, Southampton: “Self-employment – marketing, taxes, business plans, insurance, etc. 👏”

Hayley Snishko, founder, Home Sanctuary, Surrey: “Safety whilst working as a therapist, and self-care to prevent burn out.🙌”

Debbie Wilson, owner, Polished Nail and Beauty Boutique, Cleveland: “The customer experience and customer service is so important and having some hours’ work experience is key. 🙌”

Hot Topic

What’s your favourite form of self-care?

Khateeba Younis, owner, I Heart Beauty Salon, Bedford “Going to the gym or going out hiking in the middle of nowhere 💪”

Katrina Atkinson, owner, Top Kat Wellness, Yorkshire:

“Helping others! X”

PB Awards winner video

Viktoryia Rohal, owner, Viktoryia Health, Essex: “Absolutely amazing evening! ❤ Once again, huge thanks to Professional Beauty for your recognition and selecting Viktoryia Health as a 🏆!!! Feeling incredibly grateful and blessed!!! 🙏” Olga Clapcott, owner, Tigerlilly Nails, Wimborne: “So, so beautiful 😻 what a great event!! 😍” Paula Clipsham, owner, Hart Spa, Sevenoaks: “It was such an incredible evening. We had a fabulous night. Thank you again for voting us Team of the Year. 😍🙏💪”

This month we asked you…

How do you read Professional Beauty?

45% Print magazine

18% Online articles

16% Digital issue

11% All of the above

Dermaplaning 101

Marie Randall, owner of Beauty by Marie, Leicester “Training and professional methods used and educating clients is always the way forward! Great read 🙌”

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