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Editor’s Comment
Client demand has boomed this year in many areas of
Speed OF LIGHT
Tech-based express facials could be the secret to happy clients and increased profit, discovers Georgia Seago
Light up
Our pick of some of the best LED devices on the market to incorporate phototherapy into your express facials
A year of innovation
We asked you to nominate the products and techniques that made the biggest hit on your retail shelves and in your treatment rooms this year. Here’s the 20 trends and launches that 2017 will be remembered for
Star SPAS salons
The winners of the Professional Beauty Regional Awards 2017 were announced in October. We find out what made them stand out
Hydration, blackheads and sensitivity named top skin health concerns of 2017
Hydration, blackheads and sensitivity named top skin
Massage can help repair muscles after injury, finds new study
Massage can help repair muscles after injury, finds
Semilac UK to launch franchise model in spring 2018
Polish nail brand Semilac is gearing up to launch a
Facial skincare sales soar due to “spa-ing at home” trend
Facial skincare sales soar due to “spa-ing at home”
Hair and beauty outperforms all other sectors on the high street
Hair and beauty outperforms all other sectors on the
More people self-diagnose skin conditions than seek professional help
More people self-diagnose skin conditions than seek
Average beauty spend to rise to nearly £500 by 2022
Over the next five years, consumers will be willing
Major UK spa developments on the horizon for 2018 and beyond
Major UK spa developments on the horizon for 2018 and
Babor launches women’s empowerment campaign
German skincare brand Babor has launched a campaign
High Definition develops new initiatives to support stockists
High Definition develops new initiatives to support
Germaine de Capuccini develops therapies for clients undergoing cancer treatment
Germaine de Capuccini develops therapies for clients
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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
Client satisfaction is a top priority for you, with
Insider nails
It’s been a pretty good month for UK nail techs, with
Time TO TAKE Stock
With the new year looming, it’s time to have a proper look at what’s selling well and where you should be asking for support from your suppliers, writes HELLEN WARD
Ask the EXPERTS
Our experts answer an array of questions about every aspect of running a successful salon or spa business
NAIL BITES
Behind the scenes at the PB Nail Professional of the Year judging day
SALON SPOTLIGHT
Beautifix, Ringmer, Sussex
Reaching a settlement
Settlement agreements can be an efficient way to draw a line under an employee dispute or performance issue. DAVID WRIGHT explains when to use them
Glow getters
Treatments that use powerful ingredients and ingenious tech to turbo-charge skin are hot this month, plus we review the newest lash lift on the market
Party on
Prep clients for party season with a nifty spray-tanning machine, lots of shimmering shades for nails and skin, plus a false lashes first
Awards judge
Susan Roche, Professional Beauty Regional Awards judge and owner of Newcastle Beauty Clinic, shares the expertise you need to become a beauty awards judge
SET FOR Success
The full shortlist for the PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY AWARDS 2018 can now be revealed. Check out the salons, spas and beauty professionals hoping to take home one of the industry’s most prestigious awards
Tamsin Koslowski
The owner of NAF! Salon tells Amanda Pauley about opening one of the first specialist nail art salons in Scotland and why a training academy is on the agenda
Show OF strength
With new features bringing a broader range of skilled visitors to Manchester, Professional Beauty North 2017 was hailed as a success
Learning FROM THE experts
Uncovering trends for 2018, mastering finance and measuring success on social media were among the business-focused topics on the agenda at the new SALON & SPA OWNERS’ CONVENTION
NEW school OF THOUGHT
The Live Stage programmes at PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY NORTH 2017 delivered the inside scoop on trends set to shake up the industry and proven methods to boost business. See which sessions got people talking…
Glory DAYS
Techs from across the country displayed their talents during our two-day North Nail Championships 2017. See who came out on top
Battle of the BRUSHES
PB North played host to the most popular edition of the Warpaint Make-up Championships to date