7th Dermalogica Concept Store opens Dermalogica has opened its seventh Concept Store, this time at the new Mall of Africa in Waterfall City, Midrand. More
Twincare showcase for Gauteng salons In addition to launching its very own mani & pedi and waxing range, Screaming Beauty, to Gauteng salons at an event held in Johannesburg on 16 May, Twincare International showcased Matis, Guinot, IBD and Artistic Nail Design.  More
New acne treatment from Mesoestetic Leenyx Technologies launched Mesoestetic’s new Acnelan with the trademarked m.acne complex to salons and medical aesthetics clinics at a function held in Johannesburg on 10 May. More
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ENTRANCE POLICY: Professional Beauty is reserved for trade and professional visitors only. Due to the professional nature of the event, babies and children under 16 cannot be admitted.
High photo types a key focus at Professional Beauty JHB seminars An advanced treatment programme of seminars focused on the challenges faced by therapists and/or medical aesthetic practitioners treating high photo types is one of the main components of the upcoming Professional Beauty Johannesburg Show (3 – 4 September, Gallagher Convention Centre.) More
SA’s spas slow to include yoga in wellness South Africa is lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to including yoga sessions in spa wellness programmes. More
Men’s grooming market set to soar A 300% growth in men’s grooming products is predicted in the US over the next year, with this sector of the beauty market set to be worth $45 billion by 2018. More
LUX* South Ari Atoll revamps Included in the recent revamp of the LUX* South Ari Atoll in the Maldives was the introduction of the LUX* ME Spa tea house and the enlarging of the relaxation deck, which houses a sauna and hammam bath. More
International Spa Convention rebrands The Annual International Spa Convention, a key component of the Professional Beauty Johannesburg Expo (3 – 4 September, Gallagher Convention Centre), will now be known as the World Spa & Wellness Spa and Salon Convention. More
Sorbet acquired by Long4Life Investment holding company, Long4Life, has concluded a Share Purchase Agreement, subject to certain conditions precedent, for the acquisition of the Sorbet Group of companies comprising health, beauty and grooming outlets situated across South Africa and with an emerging footprint in the UK.  More
NeoStrata sees ‘red’ Included in the recent revamp of the LUX* South Ari Atoll in the Maldives was the introduction of the LUX* ME Spa tea house and the enlarging of the relaxation deck, which houses a sauna and hammam bath. More
Deficit in qualified leaders threatens spa industry’s future Hiring qualified employees continues to be a challenge for many members of the International Spa Association (ISPA) globally, according to a recent snapshot survey. More
Professional Beauty launches ‘SOS Campaign’ In the run-up to the Professional Beauty Johannesburg Expo, which takes place from 3 to 4 September at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, the show’s organiser, T.E. Trade Events, has launched the ‘SOS (Save Our Salons & Spas) Campaign’. More
Top Dermalogica speaker at EOHCB seminar The EOHCB (Employers Organistion for Hairdressing, Cosmetology and Beauty) will host a business seminar on boosting productivity in your business, to be presented by Dermalogica’s Divisional Sales Manager, Ninette Lubbe, on 1 August in Lynwood, Pretoria. More
pHformula gets to the ‘Point’ Skin resurfacing brand pHformula is launching a Motor Neuron Disease (MND) awareness initiative and a new product line, all in one.  More
How much do cosmetics really matter? Keeping track of the world’s largest cosmetics market, the recent ‘Consumer Insights 2017’ research study revealed that 71% of consumers across Europe regard cosmetics and personal care as very important in their daily lives.  More
Equity deal boosts Venus Concept’s support to industry Privately-held global aesthetic technology company, Venus Concept Ltd, has closed a $38 million equity investment deal that will help support Venus Concept’s industry first and only subscription-based business model. More
Nail Techniques & Technology seminars at Professional Beauty Nail techs interested in upskilling and learning about the latest developments in the industry are urged to attend the Nail Techniques & Technology seminars to be presented at the Professional Beauty Johannesburg Expo on 4 September, at Gallagher Convention Centre. More
Spotlight on Advanced Treatment & Medical Aesthetics at Professional Beauty An advanced treatment programme of seminars focused on the challenges faced by therapists and/or medical aesthetic practitioners treating high photo types is one of the main components of the upcoming Professional Beauty Johannesburg Show (3 – 4 September, Gallagher Convention Centre.) More
Business skills a key focus at Professional Beauty Johannesburg The challenges faced by salon and spa owners/ managers will be addressed at the Business Skills and Knowledge Seminar Programme at the Professional Beauty Johannesburg Expo, which runs on 3 and 4 September at Gallagher Convention Centre.  More
Thalgo celebrates women in business Award-winning business woman and entrepreneur, Johanna Mukoki, was the keynote speaker at a recent Thalgo event hosted by Marine Spa Distributors at The Marion on Nicol in Sandton. More
Professional Beauty Joburg resonates with the trade Thousands of industry professionals converged on Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand on 3 and 4 September for the Professional Beauty Johannesburg Expo, the leading trade event of its kind in Africa. More
Sorbet expands post acquisition Following its recent acquisition by Long4Life, the Sorbet Group plans to open its 200th store before year-end and is interested in launching other formats under the Sorbet brand.  More
Professional Beauty announces award winners Winners of the Annual Professional Beauty Awards and the Industry Awards were announced on 3 September at a cocktail event held as part of the Professional Beauty Johannesburg Expo at Gallagher Convention Centre. More
Four Seasons Spa Westcliff goes night treatment route As a result of client demand, three Night Retreat Packages have been introduced at the Four Seasons Spa Westcliff in Johannesburg and will run through the Spring and Summer months. More
Laserderm celebrates 20th birthday To mark its 20th anniversary, Laserderm held a celebratory event on 6 September at its flagship branch, Laserderm Illovo in Sandton, where the latest trends in skincare, body treatments and weight loss were highlighted. More
SA spa nominated for international award The Spa at The Oyster Box has been nominated in the Hotel Spa of the Year: Middle East & Africa category of the 2018 World Spa & Wellness Awards.  More
University for nail techs The NSI University for Nail Techs will run on 2, 3 and 4 October at Lynnwood Bowling Club in Pretoria and will feature an international educator. More
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