Professional Beauty - August 2023

In this edition

Editor’s CommentIncreasingly, success in the beauty industry is as
NewsBrits spend £6.4 billion a year on cosmetics,
PROFESSIONALBEAUTY.CO.UK We take a look inside PB’s digital world
Insider BeautyOur exclusive monthly benchmarking stats for each sector of the market
Insider SpaThis month’s findings reflect the dedication
Insider NailsThere were some strong figures for nail
What’s on The Pro Beauty Pod?Have you listened to The Pro Beauty Pod yet? With the podcast in full swing, here’s a taster of the recent episodes you shouldn’t miss
On the SceneBehind the scenes at the parties, launches and events in the world of beauty, aesthetics, spa and nails
Treatwell at PB NorthTreatwell joins Professional Beauty North 2023 as headline sponsor, showcasing smart salon software and Europe’s leading marketplace
Skin boostDiscover how to activate collagen production with the latest advanced radiofrequency technology
The VAT TrapAs crossing the VAT threshold means passing on a 20% price increase to clients, it’s no wonder many salons avoid it, but isn’t there a better way? Hellen Ward weighs in
Ask the ExpertsOur beauty experts answer your questions about every aspect of running a salon or spa business
Talking to… Corinna TolanThe chief executive of Monica Tolan The Skin Experts tells Eve Oxberry how she achieves exceptional skin health results and how she juggles three salons with content creation and family life
Laser precisionThe latest laser and IPL device launches to support your male clients with their hair removal and skin goals
Modern MasculinityMore men are embracing laser and IPL treatments as society’s attitudes towards male beauty change. Ellen Cummings explores which treatments are proving popular with male clients, and how you can attract this group to your business
Deep TonesHere are some of the hottest AW23 professional collection launches to help you achieve the standout nails of the season
Hot for AW23From tortie with a twist to textured chromes and more, Kezia Parkins explores the nail trends set to shape the AW23 season
Chromes & colour popsLollie Hancock asks the experts and analyses the best catwalk beauty looks from AW23 to find the trends your clients will be asking for
Stepping UpSkincare brand Environ has appointed a new medical advisor to continue its reputation for championing science and beauty into the future. Dr Matthias Aust shares his skin knowledge with Ellen Cummings
Here come the boysLollie Hancock meets three men breaking gender stereotypes by making a name for themselves in the beauty industry
Spotlight on... SqualaneSqualane has long been a popular inclusion in skincare formulas, but recently it’s been getting a lot of attention from consumers on social media. Ellen Cummings looks at how this trending ingredient can transform your clients’ skincare routines
In the kit with ... Kerri-Ann AngusThe waxing expert, educator, founder of Peaches Salon group, and Professional Beauty North 2023 speaker shares her five must-have products
Personal TouchNew launches help therapists to tailor treatments to clients’ personal skin and brow needs and we try some results-driven spa services
Summer EssentialsThis month’s product launches include a range of SPFs and summer sun protection, new hydration heroes and essential treatment tools
From Wall Street to WellnessMeet Harrison Hide, the former “finance bro” on a mission to bring a new type of wellness experience to the UK
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