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  • The implications of new qualification standards for beauty therapists & non-medical aesthetic practitioners

    • 26 Jun 2018

    THE HEE REPORT: THE IMPLICATIONS OF NEW GOVERNMENT QUALIFICATION STANDARDS FOR BEAUTY THERAPISTS AND NON-MEDICAL AESTHETIC PRACTITIONERS

  • How to be the kind of therapist all employers want

    • 18 May 2018

    If you’ve chosen beauty therapy as your career of choice then put yourself at the top of every employers ‘wish list’ with our guide to the top 5 requirements for developing into the perfect therapist.

  • Cover letter

    How to Write a Good Cover Letter

    • 2 May 2018

    A cover letter is an essential part of any job application. It's surprising therefore how few jobseekers actually send one off with their CV.

  • Bridal Make-up: Do’s and Don’ts

    • 20 Apr 2018

    Most Women have had their weddings planned since childhood. They have their dresses designed, their venues picked, music chosen, sometimes they even have the man picked out, but what most people don’t think about is their make-up.

  • Facialist

    • 3 Apr 2018

    A facialist (otherwise known as a skincare specialist or facial technician) provides non-surgical skin care treatments and anti-ageing therapies to he

  • Mii Training Course

    • 22 Mar 2018

    Mii Cosmetics are offering brand new Makeup Training Courses

  • Book your course at the Susan Gerrard Beauty Academy

    • 22 Mar 2018

    In 1992, manicurist Susan Gerrard sparked a beauty revolution. By bringing Jessica natural nail care to the UK, Susan not only introduced an award winning manicure system, but developed training programmes that set a new standard in beauty services.

  • Hair stylist

    Hair Stylist

    • 21 Mar 2018

    A hair stylist (otherwise known as hairdresser, hair stylist or stylist) is a qualified hair professional that provides core hair services such as cut

  • Casual Therapist

    • 21 Mar 2018

    Casual therapists within the spa and beauty industry are typically sought by spas within hotel and health club environments. The duties of a casual th

  • Senior Stylist

    • 21 Mar 2018

    Senior stylists are hairdressers that have spent several years on the salon floor learning their craft. On the hairdressing career ladder stylists sta

  • How to Create the Non-Make up Look?

    • 15 Mar 2018

    As the warm season approaches, you might start feeling the need to not only switch from dark, heavy clothing to lighter-coloured, thinner materials, but also go for a simpler, more natural make up look. Truth is, even the seemingly easy to achieve minimalistic appearance requires a bit of effort from your part. Therefore, behold! Here is a list of steps you need to take and techniques on how to achieve the perfect non-make-up-ey look whilst, in fact, wearing make up.

  • Jobs in the Beauty Industry

    • 9 Mar 2018

    The beauty industry within the UK is booming, employs over a million people and is worth a staggering £17 billion. With growing consumer demand and evolving new trends and developments, the beauty industry continues to grow and constantly leads you to a different direction, which means you can never get bored working within the industry. We take a look at some of the key sources of employment within the beauty industry, namely therapist occupations within salons, spas and clinics, beauty re...

  • Beauty Therapist

    A Guide to Beauty Trade Tests at your Interview

    • 1 Mar 2018

    Make sure you read and take on board this advice before you take your next trade test

  • Dupes of High End Beauty Products

    • 22 Feb 2018

    When walking through the aisles of Sephora or perusing the many pages of Cult Beauty, we can’t help but take numbers into serious consideration. Choosing a product to buy is often determined by the price point. It comes naturally to us; the more luxurious and expensive, the more likely it is to work. Luckily for us, in the age of dupes you can often rest assured that a cheaper but equally as good product exists out there. If you haven’t heard of them, dupes are the revolutionary trend of find...

  • The Must Have Makeup Bag Essentials

    • 13 Feb 2018

    “The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion, but cosmetics are easier to buy,” I think we can all agree with Yves Saint Laurent on that one. There’s nothing a woman can’t do with the right mascara and lipstick, I believe!

  • Skin Spa Therapist

    • 6 Feb 2018

    Skin Spa Therapists typically work in either day spas or increasingly nowadays in retail environments representing a skin spa product brand either on

  • Can spas benefit your health?

    • 17 Jan 2018

    The health spa originated back in Roman times when residents of a Belgian village (called Spa) used hot minerals to sooth bodily aches and pains. A spa day or getaway is still a popular pamper choice and the spa trend is synonymous with special occasions such as hen weekends and birthdays. It cannot be denied that the spa’s relaxing and luxurious ambience provides an ideal setting for both bonding and self care. There are however some hidden and detrimental dangers lurking beneath the spa’s h...

  • Brow Expert

    • 17 Jan 2018

    It has been said that well groomed eyebrows can transform a person’s face. So you can imagine that to get brows just right you would need an exp

  • How to Avoid an Embarrassing Spa Trip

    • 12 Jan 2018

    We’ve all been there! Whether it's a client who is completely overdressed for their treatment, doesn't want anything in their hair, has makeup on and wants it to stay that way, a male client who has no clue what to wear, a guest who's been in the spa/swimming pool/shower and is now wearing a soggy swimsuit. So here are my top tips to avoid that all embarrassing spa trip!