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The Pro Beauty Pod is here!

Keeks Reid, beauty editor, London: “How exciting!!! Adding to my Spotify asap! Well done team PB ”

Jenni Draper, celebrity manicurist and founder of Personalilty, Hertfordshire: “How exciting ”

William Foley, celebrity facialist and skin expert, One Aesthetics Studio, Alderley Edge: “This is amazing ”

Emily Scullion, founder, The Brick House Beauty, Staffordshire: “This is exciting! ”

Breaking barriers: meet three men shattering gender stereotypes in beauty professions

Mantas Skridliauskas, skin therapist, Mantas Skin Clinic, Nottingham: “I’m proud to be male aesthetician, but I also have faced some challenges where certain clinics wouldn’t hire me because I’m a male aesthetician.”

Jon-Paul Hoy, aesthetician and owner, Skinlogic Expert, Coventry: “Love this!! I have had challenges within this industry, but we learn from each and every one.”

This month we asked you…

Do you employ someone to run your salon social media?

Hot Topic

Do you think salons and spas should open on Bank Holidays

Kelly Shaw, founder, K:Spa, Whiteley: “From one business perspective it makes sense as most people are off work so you’re more likely to fill appointments and generate revenue.

“From another business perspective, supporting your team and taking the time off can increase productivity and morale so that you can generate the same revenues without having to work a bank holiday because the whole team are united to reaching the goals and can achieve them with this time off.”

Paula Clipsham, owner, The Hart Spa, Sevenoaks: “We close on Sundays and Bank Holidays so that the team and I don’t have to compromise on our work-life balance.”

Kate Dearn, founder, Kate Dearn Beauty, Halesown: “I work solo, so completely my choice. Bank holidays make sense for me to work sometimes as it takes pressure off evenings and weekends.”

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