MyBeautyBrand set to disrupt the industry

The age of the influencer is over. At least, that’s what Robin Derrick, creator and founder of MyBeautyBrand says. “The world dearly loves a cage and being told what to do,” he explains. “Self-expression and freedom through communication and social media has quickly become top-down, whether that’s brands or influencers paid by brands. It’s lost […]

Dermal filler…in a bottle?

Imagine harnessing dermal filler technology in a topical application that can be used day and night to produce visible results.  TEOXANE Laboratories developed TEOXANE Cosmeceuticals to capture the essence of dermal filler technology in a bottle. This potent hyaluronic acid-based product range uses TEOXANE’s patented RHA resilient hyaluronic acid dermal filler technology to provide a […]

Salons lean on pay-later plans for Christmas trade

The buy-now-pay-later offerings at salons and clinics are ensuring their Christmas-season trade is coming in thick and fast. Once reserved for online fashion and homewares, the beauty industry has caught on to the benefits of the pay-over-time options, particularly at expensive times of year. There’s zero risk to the merchant – they receive full funds […]

SkinCeuticals’ CUSTOM D.O.S.E on TIME magazine’s ‘Best Inventions’ list

SkinCeuticals’ CUSTOM D.O.S.E – a personalised skincare technology – has been named on Time’s annual list of the 100 Best Inventions. The serum, which features 12 unique ingredients proven to address the look of skin discolouration and visible signs of ageing, is offered once a skincare professional performs a diagnostic to determine which formula is […]

Keratin eyebrow laminating for fuller, bolder brows

When it comes to eyebrows, the buzz words are: thick, full, bold. In the quest to satisfy clients’ demands for Cara Delevingne’s brows, there’s a new treatment hitting Australia’s shores. Keratin eyebrow laminating achieves the results of microblading, but works with the existing brows, rather than using tattoos and dyes to enhance them. By applying […]

Relaxing makes for better waxing

Health and safety is a top priority in the beauty business. Jax Wax  National Training Manager Michele Hetherington reveals her tips on how to look after physical health. Work health and safety (WHS) is an integral component of the beauty industry. Employers have a responsibility to provide both their staff and clients with a safe […]

Oz shoe designer steps into makeup market

Mary-Kyri, one of Australia’s most famous shoe designers, is taking her first steps into the beauty market with the launch of Elektra Skin. Mary-Kyri, whose high-fashion shoes have been worn by the likes of Kylie Minogue, Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Sarah Jessica Parker, Tina Arena and Kristen Stewart, created the makeup collection to give users “plastic surgery […]

Ecoya launches Christmas Collection

Ecoya celebrated the launch of its antipodean influenced Christmas Collection with a stunning cocktail party. Media and influencers gathered at Vaucluse Yacht Club where they sipped on champagne and frosé and dined on the freshest seafood while overlooking the water. A DJ provided beats while guests perused the latest collection that included candles and diffusers […]

Tickets to The Show go on sale

Tickets are now on sale for Australia’s “ultimate professional makeup, hair and beauty event”  ‒ The Show Sydney. Vistitors to The Show at The International Convention Centre in Sydney on February 8 and 9, ticket holders will have access to “ world-class makeup, hair and beauty experts” as well as the opportunity “to purchase some […]

Lutronic introduces Genius

Korean-based aesthetic laser company, Lutronic, has launched the world’s “most advanced RF (radio frequency) microneedling technology”. According to Lutronic, which is distributed in Australia by Advanced Cosmeceuticals, the Genius is a “revolutionary device that marks a new paradigm in RF energy delivery”. “This device provides an intelligent RF delivery platform for lasting, unparalleled skin rejuvenation […]

Tanologist launches in Oz

Beauty media and influencers hopped on water taxis and were transported to floating venue, The Island, for the launch of UK brand Tanologist in Australia. Upon arrival, guests were greeted with peach frose as they took pictures on the media wall, before perusing the new self tanning products. A DJ provided tunes while attendees chatted […]

Pros and cons of focusing on skincare

What are the pros and cons of focusing your clinic exclusively on skincare solutions, and thereby overlooking other potential categories such as lashes, brows, waxing, nails, and tanning? This was the first of six questions discussed in depth at the 12th Professional Beauty Industry Roundtable: The Skin Specialists. Our business professionals included Natalie Arakelian from […]

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