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Professional Beauty - PB MAY 2018

Professional Beauty May 2018 Issue is out now

Professional Beauty PB MAY 2018 Articles

Editor’s Comment
The fast-paced nature of the beauty industry is one
Burst OF ENERGY
Plasma is the latest industry buzzword, but how does it work, and what can it do? GEORGIA SEAGO gives you the lowdown
6 top tips… for tanning bridal parties
Ahead of bridal season, we asked six spray-tanning experts to share their advice for bronzing brides
There SHE glows
Add these products to your bridal tanning kit
Manscaping 101
Want to specialise in male waxing but don’t know where to start? AMANDA PAULEY quizzes four leading wax pros to provide you with a follicular cheat sheet, covering everything from mastering the boy brow to total deforestation
Smooth operator
New to male waxing? Here’s our pick of the best wax products on the pro market
Spas and pro brands join global movement to cut plastics usage
Spas and pro brands join global movement to cut plastics
Less than half of salons ready for GDPR deadline on May 25
Less than half of salons ready for GDPR deadline on
in brief
// Rebecca Cathcart has been appointed HD Brows lead
KG Salon to open first franchise and standalone training academy
KG Salon to open first franchise and standalone training
Popularity of vegan beauty boosts sales in the prestige skincare market
Popularity of vegan beauty boosts sales in the prestige
in brief
// Lash extension company Novalash has changed its
Urban Retreat leaves Harrods, replaced by in-store salon
Urban Retreat leaves Harrods, replaced by in-store
Only 14% of consumers research what’s in their skincare
Only 14% of consumers take the time to research facial
in brief
// Ergoline parent company JK Health and Beauty Technologies
Sue Harmsworth leaves Espa, following sale to The Hut Group
Sue Harmsworth leaves Espa, following sale to The Hut
Demand for natural facial scrubs sees sales soar to £1.4m
Demand for natural facial scrubs sees sales soar to
diary dates
// UK Spa Association Spring Networking Event April
K.B Pro launches three new Level 4 qualifications
Nouveau Beauty Group (NBG) has launched the first Level
IIAA announces Skin Solutions Roadshow
The International Institute for Antiageing (IIAA) has
Caci releases stats to support SPED microcurrent
A third-party study by Cutest Systems commissioned
professional beauty.co.uk
We take a look inside PB’s digital world
What’s hot on PB ONLINE
Your one-stop shop where all the latest news, features, products and expert opinions are brought together and streamed by sector-specific channels
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
Spring marks the start of bridal season and more than
Insider nails
Staying on top of the latest techniques and trends
embrace change
If you’re embarking upon staff appraisals, remind your team that change is essential to keep the business moving in the right direction, 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
UV lamps are back in the spotlight following new reports and we explore Celtic Manor’s champagne nail bar
SALON SPOTLIGHT
Champagne & Beauty Bar, Celtic Manor Resort, Newport
Beauty breakthroughs
Advanced facials that treat dry skin, wrinkles and pollution damage are big news, plus we review Semilac’s magnetic mani
Glow GETTERS
This month’s launches are dominated by acid-packed skincare that promises to give clients freshly glowing skin
How to make it as an… academy owner
Katie Barnes, PB’s Nail Professional of the Year 2018 and owner of Katie Barnes Training Academy, reveals how you can successfully open an independent training facility
Talking to… Tima Reshad
The owner of PB Award-winning salon Coco Nail Bar talks to Amanda Pauley about opening an edgy salon, recruiting good techs and competing with non-standard nail businesses
Last chance to shine
Entries to the Professional Beauty Regional Awards close on May 11. Don’t miss your chance to stake your claim as one of the best spas or salons in the UK
TAKE notice
Notice periods seem simple but there can be a wide range of circumstances. DAVID WRIGHT explains where you stand as an employer