June was a good month for beauty business owners, with the majority of you reporting growth in both treatment and retail business compared to the same month last year.
When it comes to which skincare ingredients clients are asking for in their treatments, retinoids proved most popular, with 44% of respondents experiencing clients asking for this group of actives. Other popular choices were hyaluronic acid (38%) and vitamin C (25%). You can read more about another trending ingredient, squalane, in our feature on page 76.
Interestingly, 56% of respondents to this month’s survey currently use or are considering implementing artificial intelligence (AI) in their operations. This showcases the industry’s continuing dedication to embracing new technologies in order to enhance customer experiences and streamline business processes.
On the spot
Which skincare ingredients are clients particularly interested in having in their treatments?
1. Retinoids (44%)
2. Hyaluronic acid (38%)
3. Vitamin C (25%)
4. Peptides (18%)
5. Alpha hydroxy acids (15%)
6. Ceramides (6%)
7. Collagen (3%)
Use or are considering using artificial intelligence in their business
Month in numbers
How did treatment business in June 2023 compare with June 2022?
How did retail business in June 2023 compare with June 2022?
76% average treatment room occupancy
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