Sothys’ sport sponsorship

Sothys Paris was honoured to sponsor the Federation Cup Tennis Finals held in WA. One match saw Australia’s Ash Barty battle it out with France’s Caroline Garcia. Garcia, a French professional tennis player, is also a Sothys ambassador. The Fed Cup was launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Tennis Federation […]

Artisan opens 10th branded salon

Artisan Aesthetic Salons has celebrated its first Birthday with the opening of its 10th branded salon in Australia. Officially launched by the Vita Group last November, Artisan now has 17 clinics (ten branded and seven non-branded) across four states – and has already treated more than 32,000 clients. The company’s newest clinic, located in the […]

Researchers create melanoma vaccine

Researchers have developed a nano-vaccine to prevent melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer. Published in Nature Nanotechnology, The Tel Aviv University study successfully prevented the development of melanoma, and successfully treated melanoma metastases, in mice. Lead scientist Prof. Ronit Satchi-Fainaro, head of the Laboratory for Cancer Research and Nanomedicine at TAU, said the study has shown for the […]

Sophie Monk’s beauty secrets

This Australian celebrity and television host has just launched her limited edition range of makeup for MCoBeauty including her favourite lip glosses and eyeshadow palette. She chats to Anita Quade about her beauty rituals and her skincare regime. My one daily beauty ritual is… “Applying lip gloss! Seriously, I am addicted and that is one […]

The Science in Skincare

When Davines decided to release Skin Regimen they worked with neuroscientist and Mind-Body Expert Dr Claudia Aguirre to help develop the range. On a visit to Sydney she chats to Anita Quade about her inspiration. Tell us about how you became a neuroscientist and Mind-Body Expert.“I am from LA and I went to UCLA and […]

NARS bans badger hair

After PETA, the world’s largest animal rights organisation shared a video exposé of China’s badger-brush industry with NARS Cosmetics, the Shiseido subsidiary will no longer use badger-hair in its makeup brushes. Commenting on NARS addition to PETA’s list of more than 90 companies which  have banned the use of badger hair in their products (mainly […]

Amy Jean celebrates 15th Birthday

Amy Jean celebrated 15 years as ‘Arch Angel to the stars’ with beauty media and influencers at Sydney’s InterContinental Hotel last week. Amy Jean, whose long list of celebrity clients includes Dannii Minogue, Delta Goodrem and  Holly Valance, invited her guests to enjoy a complementary henna brow tint or keratin lash lift in the hotel’s […]

Salon profile: Sanctuary Skincare

Natasha Lee ditched her corporate role for beauty therapy more than 15 years ago and never looked back. The busy, working mum-of-three catches up with Professional Beauty to share what life is like as owner of Sanctuary Skincare, an advanced skin clinic and beauty salon in Neutral Bay. Tell us about Sanctuary Skincare? “I have […]

Curtis Cosmetics conference

Victoria Curtis Cosmetics headed across the ditch for its New Zealand Retailer Conference. More than 70 guests attended the 2019 North Island Conference, recently held at the SO Hotel Auckland. Owner and founder Victoria Curtis said the day was a huge success. “Our guests were made up of Curtis Collection stockists, of which we have […]

CPCA applauds Instagram

The Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia (CPCA) has welcomed Instagram’s decision to ban augmented reality (AR) filters that promote cosmetic enhancements. The CPCA also applauds the introduction of the platform’s decision to restrict under-18s from viewing posts which promote weight-loss products or cosmetic procedures that are incentivised or have a price attached. The CPCA, the […]

Pride & Prejudice – in salons & spas

While October’s ubiquitous Pink Ribbons have been put away for another year, breast cancer is never far from the hearts and minds of women battling the disease – or its survivors.  Leslie Syron, a US-based aesthetician, shares her story of how her diagnosis and treatment (by the beauty industry) has impacted her life. “After working […]

Beauty Goals

A new survey has found women are in constant search of beauty with many admitting they would go to any lengths to achieve their version of perfection. We take a look at the recent findings. Almost half of young Australian women are prepared to do almost anything to look beautiful, according to new research. Conducted […]

Elleebana’s rising popularity

The trend for lifted lashes and extensions continues to dominate the beauty sphere. It’s already been a massive year for Elleebana.  Their lash lift products are seemingly everywhere and still rising in popularity.  They’ve just hosted #browqueen, Kelley Baker, on an Australian Tour, their training courses are ever expanding for their team of Master Trainers […]

Shella wins MAGAP of the Year

Shella Martin was named 2019 Makeup Artist of the Year at the second annual Makeup Artist Guild Asia Pacific (MAGAP) awards in Sydney on Sunday night (November 3) Speaking after her win, Shella said she was honoured to win the major award and five category awards. “My journey started as a little girl collecting hundreds […]

All Saints celebrates 20th

All Saints Skin Clinic celebrated its 20th birthday with family, close friends and industry personalities at Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art. Clinic founder Dr Joseph Hkeik said the glamorous guest list was made up of family, close friends and industry personalities who have “helped All Saints Skin Clinic become one of Australia’s leading skin clinics […]


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