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The Biggest Makeup Trends of 2018

Written by Audrey Latimer on October 31st, 2018.      0 comments

The biggest Makeup trends 2018 233x207 Inclusivity and empowerment: two social movements that are having a major impact on the beauty industry in 2018. 

At The Makeup Show Chicago, James Vincent, director of education & artist relations for The Makeup Show, shared the biggest makeup trends from the red carpet, magazines, runways and everyday street style looks. Though the trends themselves differ, the underlying themes are the same: Embrace who you are and flaunt it unapolog­etically.

Sun Protection

Written by DR. MED. Christine Schrammek-Drusio on October 30th, 2018.      0 comments

Suncare 233x207 Sun protection is and will always remain a hot topic for everyone, every year.

Now when many of us are planning tropical islands getaway, it is time again to make everyone aware of the damage the sun can cause.
Topics: Skin Care

Spa guide 2018 Winner: Most progressive clinic

Written by Condé Nast Traveller on October 30th, 2018.      0 comments

Clinique La Prairie 233x207 Clinique La Prairie in Montreux, Switzerland

In the glass-walled spa café, a glamorous elderly woman – multiple rings, beautifully made-up – is reminiscing about the good old days at Clinique La Prairie. ‘Everyone used to come just for the famous rejuvenation treatment. The clinic gave it by injection then. A doctor would administer it all while we played bridge. It was marvellous. You didn’t even have to put your cards down!’ she says.
Topics: Spa Showcase

Melanoma Skin Cancer

Written by Morag Currin on September 25th, 2018.      0 comments

MOM WITH SON 233x207 The rates of melanoma have been rising for the last 30 years.

The risk of melanoma increases as people age. The average age of people when it is diagnosed is 63. But melanoma is not uncommon even among those younger than 30. In fact, it’s one of the most common cancers in young adults (especially young women). This covers the spectrum from boomers to millennials.
Topics: Skin Care

The 4th State of Matter (Plasma)

Written by Ruth NIcholson – NZ Laser Training Ltd on September 25th, 2018.      0 comments

plasma-233x207 What is Plasma - our unbiased overview of the latest skin technology craze

Technologies arrive on the market in New Zealand and we snap them up frequently without looking into safety profiles, indicated and registered uses, or classification of the devices which can scar, burn and traumatise our clients. We watch a Youtube video or two, we listen to the spiel from the sales rep and then we get started with the training from the supplier. What could possibly go wrong?
Topics: Laser and IPL

Fewer women are dying from breast cancer today than in the past.

Written by Morag Currin on September 10th, 2018.      0 comments

Asian client-min 233x207 Breast cancer deaths have decreased due to earlier detection and breast cancer awareness. 

This awareness is imperative, and all spa professionals need to be educated about the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, so that the spa professional may recognized it could be breast cancer. That being said, it is not our role to suggest or diagnosis, but simply to make the client aware of changes in their skin.
Topics: Client Care

How will the plastics ban effect the beauty Industry?

Written by Bernadette Soares on September 10th, 2018.      0 comments

Pharo-meme-Your-philosophy 233x207 The Beauty Industry - one of the fastest growing, revenue producing industries in the world.

It’s extremely competitive, and simply ‘containing natural ingredients’ just does not cut it anymore. Although there are so many aspects involved in this ‘Eco Friendly, War on Waste’ drive that we as humans are on, we believe there are 3 main keys to success in achieving this.
Topics: Business

Can you ask that?

Written by Lindy Alexander on September 4th, 2018.      0 comments

Seek Question - Main Image 233z207 Illegal interview questions revealed

A job interview is a great way to work out how suitable a candidate is for a particular role. But what kinds of questions are recruiters and employers legally allowed to ask? The purpose of a job interview is to determine whether a candidate is the most appropriate person for a particular role. The questions that hirers ask candidates should relate to their ability to perform the inherent requirements of a position. 
Topics: Business

Leading your ideal team

Written by Spa Beauty NZ on August 30th, 2018.      0 comments

865810-employees-quotes 233x207 As staff are a key asset to any of our business,

it is vital for us to be jack of all trades and be an effective leader that not only leads from the front but openly communicates in an inspiring way that radiates employees to strive to be the best that they can be. So how do we do this?
Topics: Business

Are you a healthcare provider?

Written by Ruth NIcholson – NZ Laser Training Ltd on August 30th, 2018.      0 comments

beauty-therapist 233x207 Beauty operators – trained, qualified, or not are healthcare providers

Whether you realise this or not, you are in fact recognised and therefore held accountable as a healthcare provider under section 3(k) the Health & Disability Commissioner (HDC). If a member of the public presents for treatment at your clinic (be it home-based, franchised, internationally owned, or a privately-owned professional setting) the treatments they undertake are health care services. 
Topics: Laser and IPL

Is Hair Care Affecting Your Skin Health?

Written by Florence Barrett-Hill on August 30th, 2018.      0 comments

Hair-skin-health 233x207 It’s Ironic that many people spend a lot of time and money on skin care products for their sensitive, reactive skin,

but don’t consider that same amount of money, care, and thought be given to the shampoo, conditioner, and colour frequently applied to their scalp and hair.  As professional skin treatment therapists, could we be doing more to educate them? FBH. The core principle of treating sensitive, reactive skins (such as eczema, psoriasis, or dermatitis) is by Corneotherapy techniques and skin care products. We use these products because the ingredients are more physiologically compatible with the skin.
Topics: Skin Care

Owners point of view

Written by Spa Beauty NZ on August 29th, 2018.      0 comments

Retail Shelf 233x207 Can we as stockists expect exclusive rights to our chosen skin care/make up brands?

As owners we choose our brands based on our Visions, philosophies and values, we commit to our brands from day one, and why wouldn’t we? As we all know stocking a skincare brand is not a cheap exercise, we need to ensure that we have researched the brand, that we feel aligned with the company that distributes the brand, as well as the parent company.
Topics: Business

Spa guide 2018 Winner: Smartest Detox Escape

Written by Condé Nast Traveller on August 23rd, 2018.      0 comments

L'Albereta Spa Italy (233x207) L'Albereta, Italy

If Palace Merano is the grande dame of detoxing, then L’Albereta is its gentler cousin. Fans of Henri Chenot and his biontology method (a combination of Chinese medicine and nutrigenetic testing) will sink happily into this vine-clad villa in Lombardy to revel in the cocooning comfort. 
Topics: Spa Showcase

5 Top Spa Resort Trends of 2018

Written by Melanie Haiken on August 9th, 2018.      0 comments

forestbathing-1140x641 Today’s spas are as much about wellness and holistic health as they are about massage and body wraps.

There was a time when a spa vacation was as much about cocktails around the pool as it was about health and wellness. Today that’s far from the case, with resorts introducing ever more innovative offerings to meet the demand for serious health and fitness programming. 

Words from a Spa & Beauty owner

Written by Spa Beauty NZ on August 9th, 2018.      0 comments

account-manager-resume-sample-best-of-sample-resume The reality of day to day spa and beauty ownership

I feel My conscience is clear, business is business, is it ok to employ a staff member from another business within your community? Or is the question more, when is it ok? So, we all have staff contracts, which all have trade restraints, designed to protect our businesses from staff being poached (head hunted), to staff leaving and moving in up the road to start their own business or to work for a competitor.
Topics: Business



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