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Just a spoonful of Sugar makes the client relax in the most delightful way

Written by Bernadette Soares, Brand Value Ltd on February 28th, 2018.      0 comments

Plug to the petrified 233x207 Gritting their teeth and gripping the seat, clients often feel the same way about epilation as they do visiting the dentist.

From popping a sedative to guzzling a glass of champagne, even the calmest of customers do funny things when trying to numb the pain of hair removal. But if Mary Poppins was on the money, all it should take is a spoonful (or perhaps a strip-full) of sugar to sweeten the deal.

Pantone Colour of the year 2018 - and harmonising make up hues

Written by Wendy Hill on February 28th, 2018.      0 comments

Pantone 2018 model image 233x207 It's official - Ultra Violet has been selected as Pantone's colour of the year for 2018.

Ultra Violet means beyond violet and shows in the colour spectrum as deep and bold.
Violet colours are associated with meaningful inspiration and spiritual fulfilment. They represent the dream, the imagination and the future. In creative terms they’re inspired by science, space and what lies ahead for us in the future.

Savar Safe & Gentle Fem Wash

Written by Savar on February 28th, 2018.      0 comments

Safe & Gentle Fem Wash 233x207 Savar brings you New Zealand’s Ultra Premium natural skincare

Natural, Made in New Zealand and formulated with ultra premium plant based ingredients, this beautiful, mild, gentle and effective Fem Wash will delicately cleanse, soothe and help prevent irritation. Proving popular with Salons by using a small amount on a damp cloth for cleansing prior to waxing, this fabulous Fem Wash is great for sensitive skin and safe to use during menstruation, pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

Meet Spa Beauty NZ

Written by Spa Beauty NZ on February 28th, 2018.      0 comments

Sally and Sammy 233x207 Spa Beauty NZ, was created for you, our NZ Spa and Beauty Industry

Our goal is to provide you with tools that will inspire you. This is the professional Spa and Beauty information highway, we inform, educate and provide knowledge to you the Owners, Managers and therapists within our industry.
Topics: Beauty News

Risks to clients due to Poorly Regulated Treatments

Written by Godfrey Town PhD& Dr Daniel Fleming MB ChB FACCS on February 28th, 2018.      0 comments

Risks to clients due to Poorly Regulated Treatments 233x207 Although sometimes we think that there are too many rules and regulations,

and that we live in a risk-averse society, prescriptive health and safety rules over the manufacture of electrical and other potentially hazardous equipment used in the workplace are necessary to protect staff and clients/patients. The purpose of this article is to clarify the role of regulation and standards and considers the importance of education and guidelines used in aesthetic practice.

The Skin Microbiome and Corneotherapy Symposium

Written by I.A.C International Association for applied Corneotherapy on February 28th, 2018.      0 comments

I  The 5th Symposium on Corneotherapy 2018 

Hosted in New Zealand on January 12th -14th at Sky City Hotel in Auckland, the 2018 I.A.C. Symposium was entitled; The Skin Microbiome and Corneotherapy. The symposium was hosted by Madame Chair I.A.C. Florence Barrett-Hill and Ralph Hill of Pastiche Education assisted by Margaret Walsh-Shearer of OBSERV NZ , Secretary I.A.C.
Topics: Beauty News

Do Asian women have less cellulite?

Written by Dr Christine Schrammek on February 28th, 2018.      0 comments

Do asian woman have less cellulite 233x207 Asked by the professionals

Women get cellulite, men do not - that's scientifically proven. However, many do not know that Asian women are less often affected.
The reason for this explains Dr. med. Christine Schrammek.

A focus on education and the benefits of post graduate training

Written by Ruth Nicholson (Course director for NZ Laser Training and Director of Beauty Tech Conference, Consultant advisor to Health and disability commissioner (HDC), Laser safety officer.) on January 26th, 2018.      0 comments

SRC-1-HP-233x207 Have you noticed a shift towards # faster, # better, more invasive treatments?

You would be right to observe that this also highlights that we can no longer rely only on our industry suppliers, to provide the full suite of education required of the modern day skin therapist or aesthetic practitioner.

Not Just a Body Spray

Written by Pure Fiji on January 24th, 2018.      0 comments

hydrosols-banner 233x207 18 Amazing Health & Beauty Benefits of Hydrosols

With the arrival of the New Year comes the desire to change things up a bit – New Year’s resolutions anyone? Often that means a change to a healthier lifestyle complete with a healthy living attitude. And this newfound lifestyle isn’t just about diet and exercise, it’s about your beauty routine too. Turning to natural beauty products is one way to go about creating a healthier beauty routine.

3 Myths You Need to Know About Facial Oils

Written by Pure Fiji on January 24th, 2018.      0 comments

Facial oil myth 233x207 Facial oils are starting to line the beauty store shelves and for good reason

If you already use a facial oil you know the benefits of this wondrous natural skin care product, but there’s also a lot of myths out there. Facial oils get a bad rap when it comes to your skin from claims that it clogs pores to causing acne to making your skin oilier than before. In reality, facial oils can actually be the next best thing for your skin! 
Topics: Tips and Tricks

FDA Bans 24 antiseptic ingredients including Triclosan

Written by Skin Inc. on January 19th, 2018.      0 comments

FDA Bans 24 Antiseptic Ingredients Including Triclosan 233x207 FDA finalized a rule banning 24 active ingredients used in OTC topical antiseptics 

Manufacturers are given one year by the FDA to reformulate or remove products with these ingredients from the market. This rule will not affect most antiseptics in the market, as triclosan is the only non-GRASE ingredient used in health care products.
Topics: Beauty News

Spring/Summer 2018 Beauty Trends

Written by Lisa Niven on January 1st, 2018.      0 comments

1020-883 Another fashion month over, another set of beauty trends to start thinking about now.

And one thing is sure, spring/summer 2018 is going to be a great season for beauty. From glittering, shimmering, rhinestone-studded make-up across New York, London, Milan and Paris, to the best hair accessories to add to your wish list and the return of nail art, see spring/summer 2018's biggest beauty trends here.

Taking new-found knowledge back to the clinic

Written by Ruth Nicholson - NZ Laser Training & Beauty Tech Conference on January 1st, 2018.      0 comments

Back to clinic 233x207 How to implement your new found knowledge back at the clinic 

The excitement of earning a new certificate can bring temporary reward to the recipient who has now completed some professional development, gained a few pearls of wisdom and hopefully mastered or refined a new skillset, so what now?
Topics: Laser and IPL


Written by Dr. med. Christine Schrammek-Drusio on January 1st, 2018.      0 comments

Dr Interview with Dr. med. Christine Schrammek-Drusio

Dr. med. Christine Schrammek Kosmetik is a two product world with high-quality skin care products and treatments based on the dermatological know-how of Dr. med. Christine Schrammek-Drusio, dermatologist and allergologist. The company has a business know-how of more than 60 years and is all family-owned, based in Germany.

Is Nutrition An Esthetic No-no?

Written by Ginger Hodulik, MS, CNS, DermaMed Solutions on December 21st, 2017.      0 comments

Is Nutrition an Esthetic No No-136 Establishing a balance among one’s mind, body and soul

The spa is a perfect setting for wellness, as people typically come to the spa for relaxation and treatments to enhance their skin and bodies through facials and massage. Even though the spa has not traditionally been viewed as a place to receive nutritional advice, people tend to turn to their esthetician as a source of information in this area.
Topics: Beauty News



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