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  • Makeup tools

    The 7 Tools Every Professional Make-Up Artist Is Investing In

    • 21 Jun 2019
    • Marco Caporossi

    Have you heard of the old phrase, ‘A man is only as good as his tools’? This is certainly one expression that professional makeup artists would agree with. Great makeup brushes and tools are vital for achieving a professional makeup look. And while you might be investing in high-quality foundation, eyeshadow and lip colour, even the finest makeup products need the right tools to get the very best out of them.

  • Growing Popularity of Aesthetics

    • 17 Feb 2019

    As one of the fastest rising industries, the field of medical aesthetics will continue to be subject to remarkable change and growth. There continues to be a rapid increase in the number of people who want aesthetic treatments in a range of procedures and treatments presently available on trend.

  • Why are Nightmare Clients so Important to our Career Development?

    • 30 Jan 2019

    At some point in our careers, we encounter difficult clients that make us wonder 'have they come with all intentions of giving us a hard time or have they only had a bad day and need to vent their frustration?' At times it may even seem that they take perverse pleasure in making a therapist's working day a living hell ...

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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...

  • Our Top Tips to help you promote your Beauty Business

    • 27 Nov 2017

    Try using daily deal sites like Wowcher, Amazon Local or Groupon can be a fantastic resource for small businesses...

  • Create Your Own Skincare

    • 13 Oct 2017

    Build your own skincare range and professional skincare products

  • SAKS A-Team 2017 Programme

    • 24 May 2017

    Saks – the UK’s biggest hair and beauty salon group with over 100 salons nationwide – is delighted to announce the faces chosen to be members of Saks A-Team 2017; the brand’s avant-garde hair training programme.

  • New SAKS Beauty Squad

    • 5 May 2017


  • Confessions of a Spa Therapist

    • 9 Mar 2017

    Several experiences that every Spa Therapist can relate to!

  • Chest Waxing

    • 24 Feb 2017

    Is Chest Waxing the worst pain known to man?

  • Must attend beauty and hair events

    • 15 Feb 2017

    These events are not to be missed for any beauty and hair professional

  • How Salons and Spas Can Appeal More to Men

    • 12 Jan 2017

    How can salons / spas better market themselves and their treatments to be more appealing to men?

  • Salon Fire Safety

    • 12 Jan 2017

    Useful fire safety information for your salon to ensure the safety of staff, customers and your business.

  • Why appearance is important for a career in hair and beauty

    • 18 Oct 2016

    Industry professional, Charlotte Cook, tells us why appearance is so important for a career in the hair and beauty industry.

  • Are Beauty Companies as Beautiful to Work for?

    • 19 Sep 2016

    Perfectly proportioned people of pristine appearance with flawless skin and impossibly silky hair have been touted for decades across magazine covers and retail counters to promote the beauty industry’s products. It’s hard not to be attracted to the very idea that should we anoint ourselves with these little pots of potions that we too can be just as beautiful as them

  • Massage Therapists


    • 18 Aug 2016

    Massage is probably the most popular treatment on the menu; this article focuses on the physical aspect of massage and give pointers to how to release the tensions, find knots and work on problem areas using different massage techniques.