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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

The rise of HIFU Skin Tightening 

Written by Eclipse Skin Technology on August 8th, 2018.      0 comments

Eclipse Skin Technology Article 233x207 Josh explains the benefits of HIFU and why it is taking over in the UK and Australia!

Over the past 12 months, we have found many salons and clinics coming to the realisation that technology is changing the way treatments are performed, this means a number of new technologies are being developed every year, some with exceptional results.
Topics: Beauty News

Spa guide 2018 Winner: Best for targeted healing

Written by Condé Nast Traveller on August 8th, 2018.      0 comments

viva-mayr-altaussee-austria-conde-nast-traveller-14feb18-pr The Mayr Cure made modern and invigorating

The VIVAMAYR center Altaussee combines uniquely one of the most modern and luxurious health resorts in the world and is located in one of the most beautiful and picturesque places in the Austrian Alpes at the foot of the mountain Loser. The perfect combination for all those who are looking for rest, 
relaxation and health.
Topics: Spa Showcase

Aloe Vera

Written by DR. MED. Christine Schrammek-Drusio on August 7th, 2018.      0 comments

Aloe Vera 233x207 The all-rounder for beauty and health

Not many plants are such all-round talents as the Aloe Vera. In the medical as well as in the cosmetic field, Aloe Vera is used with pleasure. But why is this plant so popular? What effect does it have and what is it used for? We dared to take a look into its inside, analysed its history and tell you what makes it so special.
Topics: Beauty News

The no BS guide to Male Spa & Beauty treatments

Written by Alex Harris on August 7th, 2018.      0 comments

spa-treatment-header-men 233x207 Because men need a little pampering too...

If there’s one thing the recent uptick in male beauty treatments has given us, it’s a solid appreciation of portmanteau. From the dermal depths of ‘Brotox’ up to the smooth layers of ‘manscaping’, bolting a macho prefix onto the names of those decidedly ladies-only treatments makes them very manly indeed. And thank the grooming gods; getting caught with your hands in your partner’s wash bag was becoming a real risk, right guys?

Oncology Esthetics: Hair Removal during Cancer

Written by Morag Currin on August 2nd, 2018.      0 comments

Hormone therapy excess hair growth (Tamoxifen) 233x207 Today involves the increasing popularity of body modification, including partial or complete removal of body hair.

The methods used to remove body hair include shaving, clipping, waxing, epilation, depilatory creams, laser hair removal, electrolysis, sugaring and threading. Many of these methods cause trauma that can provide an entry point for infection. And yet, for someone diagnosed with cancer, hair removal typically takes a back step while treatment for cancer takes precedence.
Topics: Client Care



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