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Professional Beauty - April 2020

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Professional Beauty April 2020 Articles

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The impact that both mind and gut health have on the
Leaders OF THE pack
Sustainability is a major buzzword in the beauty industry, but are we doing enough to reduce our packaging waste? Kieran Read finds out what steps the professional brands are taking to reduce, reuse and recycle
Mindover MATTER
With the rise of psychodermatology, a new wave of treatments are now focusing on the mind-skin link to achieve better skin from within, finds Eleanor Vousden
Fallinto FASHION
Want to know what it takes to make it as a fashion week MUA? Eleanor Vousden went backstage with top make-up artist Lan Nguyen Grealis to discover her tips and the backstage trends set to be big for AW20
The AW20 London Fashion Week shows were awash with edgy blacks, blood reds and metallic accents. Eve Oxberry picks the nail trends clients will go crazy for later this year
UK beauty and hair salons lose £1.2bn per year due to no-shows
No-shows are still a huge challenge for the industry
£250m wellbeing resort Therme Manchester opening in 2023
A £250 million “tropical paradise” wellbeing resort
Organic and natural beauty market value soars 23% to £106.4 million
The certified organic and natural beauty market has
Sk:n becomes the UK’s largest clinic group after acquiring Courthouse Clinics
Sk:n has purchased The Adonia Medical Group, the parent
// Clare Dickens has been appointed managing director
// Aesthetic equipment supplier Harley Technologies
“Phygital” experience the key to securing gen Z’s beauty spend
Generation Z (those aged between four and 24) prefer
A fifth of small businesses fell into their overdraft last year
Small businesses struggled to manage their cash flow
// Oxyjet was involved in facialist Adeela Crown’s
No-shows, burnout and upskilling top beauty freelancers’ challenges
Client cancellations and work burnout were raised as
Salons boycott gossip mags after Caroline Flack’s death
Beauty salons around the country have pledged to boycott
Points-based immigration to impact spa recruitment
The Government’s plans to introduce a points-based
Pevonia launches Feed Your Beauty campaign
Pevonia has launched the Feed Your Beauty campaign
// Dermalogica has announced Louise Lupton as its UK
// April 6 Professional Beauty Cape Town
Georgie Smedley Group creates ambassador programme
The Georgie Smedley Group (formerly Nail Harmony UK)
DermaNutri to launch personalised nutrition and skincare hub
Mel Turkerman, skin nutritionist and founder of skincare
We take a look inside PB’s digital world
With 500 million people now using Instagram Stories every day – and 40% of them visiting at least one business profile – it’s more important than ever to use this tool for your salon. PB’s social media editor Chris Halpin, gives you some tips for using the service
Out & About
Behind the scenes at all the parties, launches and events in the world of beauty and spa
Insider beauty
Our exclusive monthly benchmarking stats for each sector of the market
Insider spa
As the spa and fitness worlds continue to merge into
Insider nails
The nail industry has been booming this month, with
Sister ACT
In a working world where strong women are often stereotyped as aggressive, are we all being as supportive of the “sisterhood” as we could be?, asks HELLEN WARD
ask the EXPERTS
Our beauty experts answer an array of questions about every aspect of running a successful salon or spa business
Starting a beauty BANK in your SALON
Hygiene poverty is a big issue but there is a lot industry professionals can do to help tackle the problem. Salon owner Jennifer Comiskey explains how to set up a beauty bank
Spoiled for CHOICE
Are you looking to take on a CBD skincare range in your spa? With so many suppliers in the market, spa director Finlay Anderson reveals how to find a reputable cannabidiol brand to collaborate with
TOP speed
Georgie Smedley gives us the lowdown on the best speedy nail art designs to offer in salon and what to charge for the service
Do you use disclaimers as a substitute for patch tests or other elements of a consultation? You could be putting yourself at risk of an expensive claim, explains Christina Ryan
Raising THE BAR
From 3D-lipo’s latest musclestimulation device to Lash Perfect’s take on the brow lamination trend, these innovations are not to be missed
Innovations in builder gels and nail lamps are among the major launches set to hit salon shelves this month
How to make it as a…wellbeing director
With more companies wising up to the importance of wellness for their teams, Aromatherapy Associates’ Christina Salcedas explains how she looks after the brand’s staff as well as consumers
Best in the business
The shortlist for the PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY AWARDS 2020 features some of the biggest names in beauty, spa, nails and aesthetics
Talking to…DIJA Ayodele
The founder of Black Skin Directory and owner of West Room Aesthetics tells Amanda Pauley why she has opened a clinic that specialises in beauty treatments for people of colour
Do you know what these common recycling icons mean for your packaging?
With London experiencing a rise in wellness-focused multifunctional co-working spaces, Amanda Pauley explores the importance of easy access to beauty and fitness therapies in the workplace
The supplement market is becoming increasingly bespoke, with consumers demanding products tailored to their skincare needs. Melanie Macleod investigates the latest launches and the concerns they address