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Industry News
Latest beauty trends set to make their mark Masks, including self-dissolving micro-needle masks, skincare supplements (some in powder form) and gender-neutral beauty are just some of the top beauty trends that Harper’s Bazaar has identified for 2018. More
Latest in advanced skincare and aesthetics at Professional Beauty Cape Town
GWS identifies new wellness trends An era of transformative wellness travel, the rise of the ‘wellness kitchen’ and ‘hacking’ our way to improved overall wellbeing are just three of the trends predicted by the Global Wellness Summit (GWS) for this year. More
CIDESCO launches first Signature Experience Treatment The World Standard for Beauty and Spa Therapy, CIDESCO, has announced the launch of the first of its prestigious, brand-neutral Signature Experience Treatments. More
A two-and-a-half-hour power session on the latest trends in advanced skincare, technology and aesthetic treatment trends will run at the Professional Beauty Cape Town Show on Sunday 4 March, at The Lookout, V&A Waterfront. More
Anesi launches Luminosity Dozens of Gauteng based salon owners and therapists recently converged on Green Park in Sandton to see Anesi Beauté’s international trainer, Lourdes Santamaria, launch the brand’s new Lab Institute Luminosity Treatment. More
Allergan acquires Elastagen to enhance injectables portfolio
Look Good Feel Better charity Golf Challenge The Look Good Feel Better (Helping Women with Cancer) Campaign will hold its 14th Golf Challenge on Tuesday 12 June at the Randpark Golf Club to raise funds for its global cosmetic industry initiative. More
Taking business skills to the next level Business survival tips, the hiring of staff & industry requirements, SOPs, managing resources with software, and social media marketing will be covered in the Business Workshops taking place at Professional Beauty Cape Town on 5 March, at The Lookout, V&A Waterfront. More
Global pharmaceutical company Allergan, which manufactures Botox as well as dermal fillers, has acquired Sydney-based company, Elastagen, whose technology is based on tropoelastin, the precursor of elastin – a key component of youthful skin. More
Have Japanese scientists solved mass hair regeneration?
New Collective Agreement for industry A new Main Collective Agreement for the beauty and hairdressing industry in accordance with the provisions of the Labour Relations Act, no 66 of 1995, has been gazetted and comprises the official terms and conditions of employment with which employers within the industry must comply.  More
Dermalogica launches UltraCalming Duo Specifically targeting sensitive skin, Dermalogica’s newly released UltraCalming Duo comprises the Calm Water Gel and the Barrier Defense Booster. More
Science Daily reports that researchers at Japan’s Yokohama National University have developed a method for the mass preparation of hair follicle germs (HFGs) that may lead to a new treatment for hair loss. More
EducatioNail returns to Professional Beauty Cape Town
Worldwide wellness initiative launches All wellness-related properties around the world are invited to register online for World Wellness Weekend in order to showcase the talent and passion of their teams, by organising fun and creative wellness activities free of charge to the public, on 22 and 23 September, 2018.  More
L’Oréal one of World’s Most Ethical Companies For the ninth year, French cosmetics giant L’Oréal, owner of Nyx Professional Make-up, Decléor, Essie and Redken among many other brands, has been named as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, a ranking compiled by the Ethisphere Institute. More
An exciting, hands-on session entitled ‘New Dimensions in Nail Design’ will be presented by the award-winning Nadia Erasmus on the morning of Sunday, 4 March at The Lookout (V&A Waterfront), as part of Professional Beauty Cape Town’s EducatioNail workshop. More
RefectoCil training event A On Tuesday, 6 March, the day after the Professional Beauty Cape Town Expo, RefectoCil will hold an event at ISA Carstens Academy in Stellenboch to conduct theory and practical training on brow styling strips and eyelash curl and eyebrow tinting. Head trainer from GW Cosmetics, Marlene Sulzer, will be in attendance along with GW Cosmetics key account manager, Marlene Maly.  More
Sorbet launches make-up line
Cape industry turns out for Professional Beauty The Cape Town Professional Beauty Show took place at The Lookout on the Waterfront this past weekend and was judged to be a great success.  More
The South African Sorbet Group, known for its vast chain of Sorbet beauty and nail salons, Dry Bars and men’s grooming salons, has launched its own make-up brand. More
An exciting, hands-on session entitled ‘New Dimensions At a recent meeting in Rome hosted by global medical aesthetic device company, Venus Concept, the prestigious trophy for Best Overall Performance in 2017 for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) region was presented to Venus Concept Africa. More
Kryolan issues counterfeit product alert
Hilltop Spa wins World Spa & Wellness Award The Hilltop Spa at Four Seasons Resort Seychelles has won the World Spa & Wellness Award for Resort Spa of the Year: Middle East & Africa. More
The management at Kryolan Professional Make-up has noted an increase in the presence of counterfeit Kryolan products on the market. More
CIDESCO extends qualifications framework map The World Standard for Beauty and Spa Therapy, CIDESCO, is now mapped to the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) and European Qualifications Framework (EQF). More
Winner of NailFile Design Challenge announced
GMP expands ambit In its mission to increase the number of appropriately skilled spa professionals around the world, the Global Mentorship Program (GMP) has expanded its operations to include hospitality professionals, consultants and product house representatives. More
Pretoria-based nail tech, Debora Franks, has won NailFile’s first ever Photographic Nail Design Challenge, themed ‘Pop Art’. More
GWD Kids Project launches Global Wellness Day (GWD), an entirely not-for-profit, volunteer social event held in 100 different countries each year on the second Saturday in June to raise awareness towards living well, has announced a special focus on children in 2018. More
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