Make The Switch To Clean Beauty

INIKA Global Brand Manager Celia Trevisani reveals her clean beauty inspiration. Tell us how your career began with INIKA? “After 16 years in the beauty industry, I began to look for new ways to bring meaning to my career. When the opportunity at INIKA Organic came up I felt like it was a sign! Working […]

Phone apps mislead eczema sufferers

More than a third of phone apps currently available to help eczema sufferers manage their skin do not comply with international treatment guidelines, according to a new study. Led by Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University, the study also found that none of the apps fulfil “the complete set of criteria for educational information, tracking functions or […]

Salon wins Dermalux Tri-Wave

The owner of a Townsville salon destroyed by fire last year has won a Dermalux Tri-Wave system. Anna Preston, the sole owner/operator of Anna’s Skin & Beauty, was devastated when her salon was destroyed by fire just 14 months after its launch, but she didn’t stay down for long – she re-opened at a new […]

Industry Roundtable 11: CEO Insights

CEO Insights was the agenda discussed in depth at the eleventh Professional Beauty Industry Roundtable, where suppliers and salon professionals got together at Bel & Brio, Barangaroo, to talk all things business. Up for discussion was the role of the CEO, successful tips for ‘working on the business and not in the business’, preparing for […]

Suzie Mcintosh reopens in style

Six months after the roof of her luxury Melbourne salon collapsed during a thunderstorm, Suzie Mcintosh has reopened the salon in style. Suzie, who was forced to shut the doors of her salon in December after freak floods and “golf ball sized hail” caused the roof to collapse one morning, invited salon clients to celebrate […]

The Good Oils

Plant oils are recognised for their glowing health benefits. Rosie Hopgood from Jax Wax Australia gives us the lowdown on the most wanted oils. Plant oil is oil that is extracted from various types of fruits, seeds, grains, and nuts. These oils are a wonderful way to keep your face and body looking healthy and […]

10 reasons to visit Beauty Expo

With just six weeks to go until Australia’s biggest beauty expo opens its doors for two action-packed days in Sydney,  Beauty Expo Australia organisers have shared their top 10 reasons “why you won’t want to miss” this year’s event. There’s sweet savings for early birds Everybody loves a discount, and Beauty Expo’s early bird savings […]

Salon View: SkinSmart

Five years ago Dr Bruce Williamson and his wife started SkinSmart Medical after moving his lasers from his skin cancer practice to his new cosmetic premises across the road. He catches up with Professional Beauty to talk about his thriving Balgowlah business. Tell us about SkinSmart: “I have worked in skin cancer medicine for nearly […]

Beauty Ink

After more than 15 years in the beauty industry Skintifix founder Robyn McAlpine has released her first book to share her secrets and inspire other entrepreneurs. By Anita Quade Tell us how you got into the beauty business? “I trained for my diploma back in 2005 after a lengthy inner battle of not feeling ‘girly’ […]

Dr Des lands in Oz

Dr Des Fernandes, the founder and scientific director of Environ Skin Care, visited Australia last month to spread the word about the power of Vitamin A. Renowned as the creator of the first skincare range to include vitamin A “in high enough doses to counteract the harmful effects of the environment”, Dr Des was the […]

Derma Aesthetics exceeds expectations

Derma Aesthetics, the distributor of dermaviduals skincare in Australia and New Zealand, has two big reasons to celebrate this month – co-managing director Simone Vescio has been appointed to the International Academy of Corneotherapy’s board of education and the company has launched a ‘game changing’ micro-needling device. Simone said it was a great honour to […]

Salon Profile: The Skin Boutique

Vicky Moini always envisioned a clinic that offered effective treatment solutions for a wide range of skin concerns. Six years ago, she and her husband opened The Skin Boutique. Vicky catches up with Professional Beauty to talk about working with clients on their journey to better skin. Tell us about The Skin Boutique: “The Skin […]

Style File: Steffanie Strazzere

Steffanie Strazzere is one of four extremely talented professional makeup artists hand-picked by Kat Von D herself to be part of the The Kat Von D Beauty Artistry Collective. The internationally published travelling makeup artist and self-confessed cat lover caught up with Professional Beauty when she touched down in Sydney for a whirlwind 48 hours […]

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