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Brisbane Expo set to shine for 6000 visitors

Six thousand hair and beauty professionals are expected to attend the third annual Brisbane Hair & Beauty Expo this month to ‘experience the latest in education, products, techniques, equipment and entertainment’.

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Endota raises the spa in retail design

Endota Spa has revealed its ‘groundbreaking new retail design’ with the opening of its 100th spa.

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Cancer charity urges women to ditch cosmetic ‘junk’

A UK campaign urging women to ‘ditch the junk’ in cosmetics to lower their risk of breast cancer has been condemned by the cosmetics industry.

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Raw talent – the ingredients that will change your skin

Belinda Carli, the director of Australia’s Institute of Personal Care Science, reveals the raw materials that will be making their way into your salon’s skincare products.

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Babor revamps Australian website

Babor Australia has launched a ‘new and much improved’ website to improve ‘customer usability and experience’.

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Three makeup trends to watch out for

Belinda Carli, the director of Australia’s Institute of Personal Care Science, reveals three cosmetic trends destined to win the hearts and dollars of your clients in the coming months. 

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CIDESCO offers free memberships

CIDESCO is offering beauty salons and spas around the world free membership for the remainder of this year ‒ if they meet its entry and inspection requirements.

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Kitomba appoints new CEO

Leading salon and spa software creator Kitomba has appointed co-founder Al Quinn as its new Chief Executive Officer.

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US study finds cosmetics are not as safe as most people think

Cosmetics on sale in the US are not as safe as most people think, according to a new study by the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Lycon takes Brazilian waxing to a new level

Lycon has introduced a luxury collection of Brazilian and bikini wax products to take the ‘most requested in-salon services’ to a new level.

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Makeup fans boycott Nars Cosmetics

Nars makeup lovers around the world have threatened to boycott the brand over its decision to begin testing its products on animals.

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Filthy rich – and ‘blooming’ charitable

Jellaine Dee, the founder of Cherry Blooms and one of the ‘stars’ of SBS’s ‘Filthy Rich and Homeless’ docu-series, is tapping into the ‘lipstick economy’ to help raise funds for street kids.

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Brisbane therapist wins $1500 holiday

Brisbane-based beauty therapist Hazel Neilon has won a $1500 holiday in Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics’ biggest ever competition in Australia.

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Adelaide nail salon accused of underpaying staff

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against an Adelaide nail salon for allegedly underpaying two young migrant workers by more than $50,000.

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Adam & Eve Wax undergoes makeover

After 17 years trading as Adam & Eve Wax, the popular brand is being renamed Jax Wax Australia after its parent company ‘to better reflect the global nature of its depilatory business’.

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Australia ranked in world’s Top 10 for beauty expenses

Australia has been ranked the sixth most expensive country for beauty products and services in the 2017 Beauty Price Index.

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Chinese mask obsession continues

Chinese consumers love for the facial mask shows no signs of slowing, with new research predicting that the market will grow 15.8 percent in value each year over the next five years.

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The ultimate ‘bucket list’ for spa lovers…

Health and Fitness Travel, a global luxury wellness travel company, has just released a list of The World’s 10 Most Unusual Spa Therapies.

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