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Elemis targets the maturing millennial
Business Beauty Bosses launches in SA A large contingent of salon owners convened in Sandton to attend the recent first-ever Business Beauty Bosses event in South Africa, hosted by Brisbane-based Aamena Nathie. More
Elemis head of international training, Nicci Anstey, and international business manager, Justine Noone, visited The Prestige Cosmetics Group (PCG) in Johannesburg on 19 March to launch three new products in the Superfood skincare range. More
The real value of brand value
My Expressions salon franchise launches SME Insider reports that the My Expressions hair salon franchise, recently launched in Soweto’s Vilakazi Street, is set to empower female entrepreneurs in the townships. More
The challenges that beauty (and personal care) brands face are a perfect microcosm of the challenges that all brands are facing today. More
Skincare goes the DNA route South African cosmeceutical skincare brand optiphi has partnered with DNAlysis Biotechnology to offer clients a comprehensive skincare treatment plan unique to their skin’s DNA. More
Honing skills at Professional Beauty Durban
VAT increase set to affect beauty industry South African beauty salons and spas are likely to feel the adverse effects of the 1% increase in VAT (Value Added Tax), from 14% to 15%, which kicked in as of 1 April, resulting in an enforced increase in both treatment and retail prices, as well as supplies. More
The most popular aesthetic treatments for the higher photo types, top power skincare ingredients, and the benefits of facial cupping comprise the Advanced Aesthetics Workshop, which runs on 20 May at Professional Beauty Durban at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. More
The next frontier in fragrance? Tel Aviv-based cosmetics company, Amkiri Ltd has launched what it terms ‘the world’s first ever visual fragrance technology’. More
Top spa professionals to speak at WSWC
Nail World returns for ‘Winter Solstice’ Following on from the success of its inaugural Nail World event held last year, Twincare International, distributor of ibd and Artistic Nail Design, will host the 2018 event at its head office in Sunninghill, Johannesburg, on 25 June. More
A number of top spa professionals have already confirmed their participation as speakers at the World Spa & Wellness Convention (WSWC), which takes place on 2 & 3 September at Gallagher Convention Centre, running alongside the Professional Beauty Johannesburg Expo. More
J-beauty hot on heels of K-beauty The world’s current obsession with all things K-beauty (i.e. Korean skincare products) may soon be overtaken by Japanese skincare brands (i.e.J-beauty), according to Global Cosmetics News. More
Ingestible skincare appeals to male demographic
Salons must re-evaluate to meet market changes South African beauty salons need to re-evaluate their businesses in order to accommodate the pace of change in the market place. More
New research in which 480 male and female consumers in the UK and France were questioned about their attitudes toward skincare, health and appearance, suggests that men are far more open to the idea of ingestible skincare than women. More
OPI global trainer visits SA Tennessee-based nail artist and international trainer for OPI, Lisa Kern, visited Johannesburg on 17 April to launch the brand’s Chrome Effects Mirror-Shine Powder. More
Next generation needling comes to SA
Sales of make-up set to soar in 2018 Global sales of colour cosmetics are expected to reach US$48.3bn in 2018, up 6% from 2017, according to new research from Mintel.  More
Genop Healthcare has launched Dermapen 4 in South Africa, the latest device from the Australian family-owned company that invented the original Dermapen automated needling device in 2010. More
The era of cosmetic drones is here Premium Greek skincare brand, Juliette Armand, is utilising cosmetic drones in its anti-ageing and body products to deliver active ingredients to specific skin cells. More
Countdown to Professional Beauty Durban
Beauty device usage on the up As the demand for beauty device-driven in-salon face and body treatments in South Africa steadily grows, new research from global market analyst Mintel reveals that beauty devices are the fastest growing segment in the US industry. More
The premier beauty event for the KwaZulu-Natal region, Professional Beauty Durban, takes place this Sunday, 20 May, at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Stamford Hill. More
The Big Sleep At a launch held on 7 May at the Protea Hotel Fire & Ice in Johannesburg’s Melrose Arch, Dermalogica South Africa introduced Sound Sleep Cocoon, described as a revitalising treatment gel-cream that transforms skin overnight by optimising nighttime skin recovery.  More
SteamPunk – the next Nail Design Challenge NailFile’s third Nail Design Challenge is themed SteamPunk and is sponsored by Bio Sculpture Gel. More
Industry shows up for Professional Beauty Durban
End to cosmetic testing on animals in sight? Members of the European Parliament have voted in favour of adopting a resolution supporting a global ban on cosmetic testing on animals, according to The Parliament Magazine. More
For the first time, the Professional Beauty Durban Expo was held at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Stamford Hill, having previously been held at the Greyville Convention Centre. More
The Spa Consultants awards top stockists Over a hundred stockists of the SIX Sensational Skincare and Spalicious brands attended The Spa Consultants Annual Gala Dinner, which took place at The Venue in Johannesburg’s Melrose Arch on 19 May. More
Bringing the ‘Festival’ to ampoules Babor’s Ampoule Concentrates Festival Edition comprises six intensive ampoule treatments that have been specially coordinated to meet different skin requirements. More
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