phn 021-732-018
JOIN US ON FACEBOOK icot1 facebook
expo banner-277

Articles

Email me when new posts are made to this blog

House of Camille Medik 8

Written by House of Camille on April 23rd, 2019.      0 comments

Medik-8: r-Retinoate Intense­­

Transcend the evidence of time with Medik8’s best ever anti-ageing product. r-Retinoate Intense is an all-in-one night cream that enriches skin with the pure power of transformation. A revolutionary blend of retinyl retinoate and crystal-stabilised retinaldehyde is suspended within a pool of silken cashmere for an age-defying experience that never fails to tantalise the senses.
 

What is Wendy Hill Cosmetics all about?

Written by Tiffany Pule on April 23rd, 2019.      0 comments

What is Wendy Hill Cosmetics all about?

Wendy is one of New Zealand's most highly respected makeup artists and is well known for her training skills and - prior to the creation of Wendy Hill Cosmetics - for her work as a makeup designer with NBR New Zealand Opera and stage productions, and with commercial and private clients.
 
 

THE POWER OF THE herbs

Written by Dr. med. Christine Schrammek on April 23rd, 2019.      0 comments


“Nature continues to surprise us with its self-healing powers. With our GREEN PEEL® herbal mixture, we are consciously working with this ability.“
Dr. med. Christine Schrammek


THE POWER OF THE herbs
One should not be fooled from outward appearances – at least when it comes to the ingredients of the GREEN PEEL® Herbal Peeling Treatment. Because as inconspicuous as horsetail, ribwort and the like may seem, they possess some extraordinary abilities.
Discover the secrets of the GREEN PEEL® herbs.
 
 

Pia's Top ten tips for Total Skin Wellness

Written by Pia Kynoch on April 23rd, 2019.      0 comments

pia (002)-860 Pia’s top 10 tips for total skin wellness; Get gorgeous, glowing skin at any age!

One of the biggest mistakes you can make in your skincare routine is to fall asleep with your whole day on your face. Makeup, sweat, pollutants … your skin has been working hard for those 12hrs! Make it a habit to wash your face & follow your skincare routine every night before bed, and your skin cells will thank you!
 

Laser & IPL Transgender protocols

Written by Ruth Nicholson on April 17th, 2019.      0 comments

Nz lasertraining LHSO-522 Laser & IPL Transgender protocols
As professionals offering hair reduction in a modern age, you are likely to come across transgender clients seeking hair removal. These are clients who were born as males but who now seek to live as females, this group may also include people born as males but with some female genitalia, or those who have chosen to identify as female. Should your laser or IPL technology be suitable to conduct these treatments, you may appreciate some tips and guidance from our experience.
 
Topics: Laser and IPL
 

Let us "sun" it up for you...

Written by Youth Beauty / Theravine on January 31st, 2019.      0 comments

Theravine Sun Defence Article Image 233x207 Theravine Sun Defence

Whether you choose to spend your free time by the beach, surrounded by nature in the middle of a game reserve or beside a pool, fact is, if it is summer and there is sun involved, no matter how careful you are, there is always the risk of sunburn. espite health warnings about sun damage, many people still subject their skins to the sun's burning rays. Studies show that more than one-third of adults and nearly 70% of children had sunburn within the past year. 
 

ProbioSense

Written by Dr. med. Christine Schrammek-Drusio on January 31st, 2019.      0 comments

Probio Sense Article Image 233x207 Probiotic care for a balanced skin

Up to 7 billion bacteria, fungi, viruses and single-cell organisms live on our skin – however, most of these are not harmful to us in any way; many of them even help to keep us healthy. For our skin, these microorganisms have beneficial properties because the natural skin flora can only be formed through these microorganisms.
Topics: Skin Care
 

Future Proofing Your Business

Written by Bernadette Soars on January 22nd, 2019.      0 comments

Future Proofing Your Business - Article 233x207 If you want to be left behind in this fast paced, ever changing business world today, just keep doing what you always do.

Failing to read the trends or being too slow off the mark could slow down your business growth or worse: derail your business completely. If you would like to succeed and ‘future proof’ your business, you need to start being more mindful and willing to consciously evolve.
Topics: Business
 

17 Self-Care Ideas For Valentine's Day

Written by CHRISTY PIÑA on January 21st, 2019.      0 comments

Article Main Image 233x207 Because You Deserve Every Ounce Of Love

The fact that February 14 is just another day may slip your mind, thanks to all the hype surrounding the "most romantic day of the year." While some may consider V-Day a day to plan the most romantic evening of the year for their SO, others use that mid-February day to focus on self-love, instead of romantic love. If you choose to practice these self-care ideas for Valentine's Day 2019, use them to redefine the "most romantic day," and make it your day.
Topics: Tips and Tricks
 

Round One

Written by Delilah Matos on January 15th, 2019.      0 comments

Visualizing Victory - Article Visualizing Victory

Visualizing success can easily be viewed with skepticism. However, keep in mind that for generations, it has been a common practice among athletes, entertainers, and entrepreneurs. Many have been using visualization as a way to reach their goals. As a successful skin care entrepreneur, these same principles are no different. To tackle round one towards the first steps of success, professionals must visualize victory.
 

Going Solo

Written by Douglas Preston on January 15th, 2019.      0 comments

Going Solo - Article Assessing if You Have What it Takes

Whether you are a newly licensed aesthetician or have been in practice for some time, you may be one of the many skin care professionals whose dream is to run an independent business. Think of the benefits that would follow: no boss, a flexible schedule, full creative freedom, and earning more money than as an employee. Who would not want this? Before jumping into an independent operation, it is necessary to take stock of some important features and skills required of any professional hoping to succeed. 
Topics: Business
 

Get the Picture

Written by Austin James Michael Podowski on January 14th, 2019.      0 comments

Get the picture - Article main The Benefits of using imaging in the Spa 

It’s been said an image is worth a thousand words. In the case of the spa, a client’s first consultation and first before pictures can even be worth thousands of dollars in immediate and future revenue. There are some straightforward principles a professional can follow to monitor most present skin conditions and, often, the client’s biggest concerns center on aging, fine lines, and wrinkles.
Topics: Tips and Tricks
 

Your next career move could be the laser safety officer

Written by Ruth Nicholson - NZ Laser/Beauty Tech on January 14th, 2019.      0 comments

LSO - Article main So, you’ve been involved in the Laser or IPL industry for a while and you know how to do treatments, maybe your role has become a tad predictable and you feel you have more to give? – You may be able to train to become a laser safety officer. (LSO)

There is regulation in place in New Zealand where the role of a supervisor trained to oversee safety, auditing, maintenance and reporting of incidences relating to laser is required. The Auckland Council Health & Hygiene bylaw 2013, in place since 1st July 2014, is under currently under review and discusses the role of the Laser Safety Officer when and where it references the relevant Australian and New Zealand safety standards. 
Topics: Laser and IPL
 

10 Things About: Prepping your Skin for Summer

Written by Kimberly Czelusniak on January 8th, 2019.      0 comments

Main Image 233x207 As the days start to get longer, you may notice that your client’s skin is in need of a spring tune up.

Winter can wreak havoc on our skin. Dehydration and dead skin buildup can leave skin looking dull and lackluster. After being cooped up indoors for the majority of the winter months, it is time to ready your client’s skin to come out of hibernation. Before taking any beautifying steps to buff up your client’s appearance for their spring debut, make sure that their skin is healthy.
 

Top essential oils for anxiety, stress relief, depression, and more

Written by Spa Executive on January 4th, 2019.      0 comments

Top Essential oils 233x207 We’re talking with Barbara Close of  Naturopathica about aromatherapy and how to effectively use it in your spa and treatments.
 
We asked Close about how to create an effective aromatherapy experience in your spa (read that here). And we also asked her to tell us about some of her favorite essential oils and what they’re used for. We also asked about what the best oils for anxiety are, and what scent she thinks is underrated.
Topics: Tips and Tricks
 
Email me when new posts are made to this blog

House of Camille Medik 8

Written by House of Camille on April 23rd, 2019.      0 comments

Medik-8: r-Retinoate Intense­­

Transcend the evidence of time with Medik8’s best ever anti-ageing product. r-Retinoate Intense is an all-in-one night cream that enriches skin with the pure power of transformation. A revolutionary blend of retinyl retinoate and crystal-stabilised retinaldehyde is suspended within a pool of silken cashmere for an age-defying experience that never fails to tantalise the senses.
 

What is Wendy Hill Cosmetics all about?

Written by Tiffany Pule on April 23rd, 2019.      0 comments

What is Wendy Hill Cosmetics all about?

Wendy is one of New Zealand's most highly respected makeup artists and is well known for her training skills and - prior to the creation of Wendy Hill Cosmetics - for her work as a makeup designer with NBR New Zealand Opera and stage productions, and with commercial and private clients.
 
 

THE POWER OF THE herbs

Written by Dr. med. Christine Schrammek on April 23rd, 2019.      0 comments


“Nature continues to surprise us with its self-healing powers. With our GREEN PEEL® herbal mixture, we are consciously working with this ability.“
Dr. med. Christine Schrammek


THE POWER OF THE herbs
One should not be fooled from outward appearances – at least when it comes to the ingredients of the GREEN PEEL® Herbal Peeling Treatment. Because as inconspicuous as horsetail, ribwort and the like may seem, they possess some extraordinary abilities.
Discover the secrets of the GREEN PEEL® herbs.
 
 

Pia's Top ten tips for Total Skin Wellness

Written by Pia Kynoch on April 23rd, 2019.      0 comments

pia (002)-860 Pia’s top 10 tips for total skin wellness; Get gorgeous, glowing skin at any age!

One of the biggest mistakes you can make in your skincare routine is to fall asleep with your whole day on your face. Makeup, sweat, pollutants … your skin has been working hard for those 12hrs! Make it a habit to wash your face & follow your skincare routine every night before bed, and your skin cells will thank you!
 

Laser & IPL Transgender protocols

Written by Ruth Nicholson on April 17th, 2019.      0 comments

Nz lasertraining LHSO-522 Laser & IPL Transgender protocols
As professionals offering hair reduction in a modern age, you are likely to come across transgender clients seeking hair removal. These are clients who were born as males but who now seek to live as females, this group may also include people born as males but with some female genitalia, or those who have chosen to identify as female. Should your laser or IPL technology be suitable to conduct these treatments, you may appreciate some tips and guidance from our experience.
 
Topics: Laser and IPL
 

Let us "sun" it up for you...

Written by Youth Beauty / Theravine on January 31st, 2019.      0 comments

Theravine Sun Defence Article Image 233x207 Theravine Sun Defence

Whether you choose to spend your free time by the beach, surrounded by nature in the middle of a game reserve or beside a pool, fact is, if it is summer and there is sun involved, no matter how careful you are, there is always the risk of sunburn. espite health warnings about sun damage, many people still subject their skins to the sun's burning rays. Studies show that more than one-third of adults and nearly 70% of children had sunburn within the past year. 
 

ProbioSense

Written by Dr. med. Christine Schrammek-Drusio on January 31st, 2019.      0 comments

Probio Sense Article Image 233x207 Probiotic care for a balanced skin

Up to 7 billion bacteria, fungi, viruses and single-cell organisms live on our skin – however, most of these are not harmful to us in any way; many of them even help to keep us healthy. For our skin, these microorganisms have beneficial properties because the natural skin flora can only be formed through these microorganisms.
Topics: Skin Care
 

Future Proofing Your Business

Written by Bernadette Soars on January 22nd, 2019.      0 comments

Future Proofing Your Business - Article 233x207 If you want to be left behind in this fast paced, ever changing business world today, just keep doing what you always do.

Failing to read the trends or being too slow off the mark could slow down your business growth or worse: derail your business completely. If you would like to succeed and ‘future proof’ your business, you need to start being more mindful and willing to consciously evolve.
Topics: Business
 

17 Self-Care Ideas For Valentine's Day

Written by CHRISTY PIÑA on January 21st, 2019.      0 comments

Article Main Image 233x207 Because You Deserve Every Ounce Of Love

The fact that February 14 is just another day may slip your mind, thanks to all the hype surrounding the "most romantic day of the year." While some may consider V-Day a day to plan the most romantic evening of the year for their SO, others use that mid-February day to focus on self-love, instead of romantic love. If you choose to practice these self-care ideas for Valentine's Day 2019, use them to redefine the "most romantic day," and make it your day.
Topics: Tips and Tricks
 

Round One

Written by Delilah Matos on January 15th, 2019.      0 comments

Visualizing Victory - Article Visualizing Victory

Visualizing success can easily be viewed with skepticism. However, keep in mind that for generations, it has been a common practice among athletes, entertainers, and entrepreneurs. Many have been using visualization as a way to reach their goals. As a successful skin care entrepreneur, these same principles are no different. To tackle round one towards the first steps of success, professionals must visualize victory.
 

Going Solo

Written by Douglas Preston on January 15th, 2019.      0 comments

Going Solo - Article Assessing if You Have What it Takes

Whether you are a newly licensed aesthetician or have been in practice for some time, you may be one of the many skin care professionals whose dream is to run an independent business. Think of the benefits that would follow: no boss, a flexible schedule, full creative freedom, and earning more money than as an employee. Who would not want this? Before jumping into an independent operation, it is necessary to take stock of some important features and skills required of any professional hoping to succeed. 
Topics: Business
 

Get the Picture

Written by Austin James Michael Podowski on January 14th, 2019.      0 comments

Get the picture - Article main The Benefits of using imaging in the Spa 

It’s been said an image is worth a thousand words. In the case of the spa, a client’s first consultation and first before pictures can even be worth thousands of dollars in immediate and future revenue. There are some straightforward principles a professional can follow to monitor most present skin conditions and, often, the client’s biggest concerns center on aging, fine lines, and wrinkles.
Topics: Tips and Tricks
 

Your next career move could be the laser safety officer

Written by Ruth Nicholson - NZ Laser/Beauty Tech on January 14th, 2019.      0 comments

LSO - Article main So, you’ve been involved in the Laser or IPL industry for a while and you know how to do treatments, maybe your role has become a tad predictable and you feel you have more to give? – You may be able to train to become a laser safety officer. (LSO)

There is regulation in place in New Zealand where the role of a supervisor trained to oversee safety, auditing, maintenance and reporting of incidences relating to laser is required. The Auckland Council Health & Hygiene bylaw 2013, in place since 1st July 2014, is under currently under review and discusses the role of the Laser Safety Officer when and where it references the relevant Australian and New Zealand safety standards. 
Topics: Laser and IPL
 

10 Things About: Prepping your Skin for Summer

Written by Kimberly Czelusniak on January 8th, 2019.      0 comments

Main Image 233x207 As the days start to get longer, you may notice that your client’s skin is in need of a spring tune up.

Winter can wreak havoc on our skin. Dehydration and dead skin buildup can leave skin looking dull and lackluster. After being cooped up indoors for the majority of the winter months, it is time to ready your client’s skin to come out of hibernation. Before taking any beautifying steps to buff up your client’s appearance for their spring debut, make sure that their skin is healthy.
 

Top essential oils for anxiety, stress relief, depression, and more

Written by Spa Executive on January 4th, 2019.      0 comments

Top Essential oils 233x207 We’re talking with Barbara Close of  Naturopathica about aromatherapy and how to effectively use it in your spa and treatments.
 
We asked Close about how to create an effective aromatherapy experience in your spa (read that here). And we also asked her to tell us about some of her favorite essential oils and what they’re used for. We also asked about what the best oils for anxiety are, and what scent she thinks is underrated.
Topics: Tips and Tricks
 

STAY UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS.

SIGN UP FOR OUR MONTHLY NEWSLETTER.

First name
Email
 

FOLLOW US

 facebook

ABOUT SPA & BEAUTY NZ

Spa & Beauty NZ provides spa and beauty therapists with the knowledge to stay at the top of the industry. Whether you’re looking for information on new products through to starting your own business, you can find all the information and support you need to be successful in this industry.
linkRead more
 

HAVE YOUR SAY

Share your experiences with the community and let us know what information you would like to see.
linkLet us know your thoughts
 

ADVERTISE WITH US

Want your business listed in our supplier database? Have a product professionals need to know about?
linkTalk to us about advertising