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Professional Beauty - PB December 2018

Professional Beauty Dec 2018
Children in salons
Sleep treatments
Best of 2018 launches
Regional Awards winners

Professional Beauty PB December 2018 Articles

Editor’s Comment
If we want to keep skilled therapists in the industry
Beauty businesses boosted high street retail in 2017
Beauty businesses outperformed other retail sectors
Government proposes ban on straws and plastic-stemmed coton buds
Government proposes ban on straws and plastic-stemmed
Ffirst degree for aesthetic therapists to launch in January
Ffirst degree for aesthetic therapists to launch in
Self-care trend causes night-time skincare sales to soar 7%
Self-care trend causes night-time skincare sales to
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// The Susan Gerrard Beauty Academy has been named
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// CACI training officer Ruby Sidhu visited Spanish
Almost half of young British men now practice hair removal
Almost half of young British men now practice hair
Millennial men hide grooming habits from their partners
While young men might be embracing grooming routines
Active Spa business membership developed by UKSA and ukactive
Active Spa business membership developed by UKSA and
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// The Spa at the Midland, Manchester, has appointed
Level 2 Trailblazer beauty therapist apprenticeship receives Government go-ahead
Level 2 Trailblazer beauty therapist apprenticeship
Half of young Brits will undergo an aesthetic treatment next year
Half of young Brits will undergo an aesthetic treatment
diarydates
International spa and pool exhibition with seminars
Novalash outlines plans to target spas and accounts in the North under new distribution
Novalash outlines plans to target spas and accounts
Glow salon wins CACI PB North giveaway
Glow salon in Wrexham was the lucky recipient of machine
professionalbeauty.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 channel
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
The role you and your team play in your clients’ lives
Insider nails
With the popularity of chrome nails showing no signs
Performance PERKS
The newly formed NBF (National Beauty Federation),
ask the EXPERTS
Our experts answer an array of questions about every aspect of running a successful salon or spa business
NAIL BITES
Colour goes digital and we find out where nail competitions can take your career
Competitive edge
Denise Wright, the award-winning nail tech and director of Professional Beauty’s North Nail Championships, explains how competing can catapult your career to dizzy heights
Using MYSTERY SHOPPERS
Inviting friends to visit your salon incognito can be a great way to improve customer service but mystery shoppers can also be effective to check up on staff, explains DAVID WRIGHT
Saving FACE
Facials that tackle everything from acne to skin ravaged by the winter elements feature this month
Kitted OUT
Therapists, lash artists and nail techs are spoilt for choice with these winter and Christmas collections
How to make it as a… complementary therapist
Angie Buxton-King, healer, author and recent overall winner of the first Complementary Therapy Awards, held in association with the FHT, shares her journey
National GLORY
Find out which businesses and individuals are set to shine in the upcoming PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY AWARDS 2019
Talking to… Sheila McCann
The general manager of Lanserhof UK tells Amanda Pauley about her plans for the spa-style medical institution’s London and Surrey sites, and integrating preventative health into a spa offering
Should children BE IN SALONS?
Is the salon or spa an appropriate environment for a child, or should these havens of relaxation be kid-free zones? FIONA VLEMMIKS investigates
LOOK North
PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY NORTH 2018 showcased the greatest innovations in beauty, bringing together top-level visitors to try, buy and network. Here are the highlights…
Next BIG THING
UK lash artists battled it out to be named the best in the business at PB’s ffirst-ever North Lash Championships. Find out who took home the trophies
Make-up MASTERS
Professional Beauty North played host to the WARPAINT NORTH MAKE-UP CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018. See who came out on top
BRUSH WITH greatness
Top nail talent was on show at the NORTH NAIL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018, with some of the finest pros and promising industry newcomers taking part
DEAL or no deal
Having watertight contracts is essential to the success of your salon. Here’s how The National Beauty Federation (NBF) can help
The NATION’S BEST
The winners of the Professional Beauty Regional Awards 2018 were crowned in Manchester in October. Find out which spas and salons were named the UK’s best
Sleepeasy
A treatment to help clients improve their sleep on a long-term basis is sure to prove a popular addition to your menu, discovers Georgia Seago
Money talks
Our exclusive salary survey in partnership with the NBF and NHF reveals the average wages in beauty salons and tackles the challenges they propose for growth, writes Eve Oxberry
Best beauty LAUNCHES OF 2018
The votes are in and we can now reveal the 20 product and treatment launches that you say defined the industry this year, helping therapists, nail techs and MUAs achieve phenomenal results in salon. Here’s what 2018 will be remembered for