Professional Beauty - October 2022

In this edition

EDITOR’S COMMENTIt’s been a time of huge change for
NEWSBeauty associations call on new Prime Minister for
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 SPALike beauty salons, spas are also feeling the impact of the cost-of-living crisis
INSIDER NAILSContinuous learning and development are crucial to longevity in the beauty industry
MY SPA wish listSometimes it can be hard to find salon products and spa solutions that fit your exact needs. Hellen Ward asks, do we need to improve communication with suppliers?
ASK THE ExpertsOur beauty experts answer your questions about every aspect of running a salon or spa business
Talking to… EMILY SCULLIONThe winner of PB’s Mobile/Home-Based Salon of the Year tells Lollie Hancock about the pros and cons of being home based, and how she’s mentoring the next generation of beauty business owners
Putting the aroma IN THERAPYThere are multiple ways to introduce aromatherapy into your business. Matt Taylor, brand and education manager at Eve Taylor London, explains
A harmony of skin LUXURYIntroducing a luxurious facial treatment for mature skin that provides a firming effect and enhanced hydration, based on premium ingredients
SUPPORTING WORKPLACE mental healthHave you taken time out to check on your mental health? If you haven’t, you ought to - it’s good for business, says NHBF
ARE YOU CHARGING your worth?When you get your prices right, everything else falls into place. Melanie Wallace, UK marketing manager at Timely Business Management Software, explains how
An expanding MARKETThe global non-invasive body sculpting market is expanding and high-tech devices are leading the charge
Know YOUR CLIENTSYou might be close to your clients but is that knowledge helping your business? The team at Beu shares some advice
Energy SAVERSWith costs rising, it’s never been more important to look at ways to save energy in your beauty business. A smart meter could be the logical next step
The POWER of OXYGENOxygen therapy can help to boost skin hydration and cell metabolism. The team at Zemits explains how it works
THE HOME needling trendIn the second in our TikTok Truths series, Ellen Cummings looks at the rise of non-professionals doing microneedling and how beauty therapists can communicate the risks of DIY treatments to clients
FIRE and ICEWith consumers looking for both nature and a wow factor in their spa visits, Lollie Hancock finds out how leading spas are updating their thermal experiences to provide both
FACIALISTS’ skin secretsEver wanted to ask leading facialists their best-kept secret, or their most sought-after skincare advice? Lollie Hancock has the answers
SKIN solutionsIIAA has undergone a full rebrand and launched its most ambitious project to date. Ellen Cummings spoke to managing director David Alpert to find out more
BUSINESS boostersThe beauty zone at Salon International on October 8–10 will feature a stellar business education line-up, and a fleet of brands to help take your salon in a new direction
6 WAYS TO BOOST your Christmas retailThe lead up to Christmas is always a busy time for beauty businesses. With this being a prime time to push retail sales in the salon, we asked the experts for their tips on how you can adapt your marketing
ALL WRAPPED UPA first look at the professional brands’ Christmas gift sets to help you get your seasonal buying sorted
TOGETHER for changeWith more spas and salons making steps towards sustainability, Warrick Burton, who runs original eco spa Titanic in Yorkshire, shares advice on how the right brand partnerships can help
A 360° APPROACHProfessional brands continue to make strides to be more sustainable in the key areas of ingredient sourcing, packaging, recycling and operations. Ellen Cummings shares a few of the most recent initiatives
HOW TO COMBAT cyberthreatsCybercrime can wreak financial and reputational damage on businesses, so protecting your data from hackers is crucial. Expert Mark Walling shares how to safeguard your salon
Get PERSONALA personalised facial launches to tackle menopause symptoms, and we try a DNA-based skin service
HIGH ENERGYThe new launches this month include formulations to boost skin and mood
MASSAGE FOR MENTAL HEALTHAward-winning massage therapist Hayley Snishko talks to Ellen Cummings about the role massage can play in treating mental health issues
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