Dermaviduals announce award winners

dermaviduals, the brand behind some of the most unique and customised in-salon products, rewarded its clinic partners for excellence at its annual awards night at the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park earlier this week. The glittering evening showcased some of the best Australian clinics, beauty therapists and retailers in the industry. Co-managing directors Reika Roberts and […]

Women search online before buying

Almost half of all women shopping for skincare are researching products online before purchasing in-store, according to a new report. According to the NPD’s ‘Women’s Facial Skincare Consumer Report’, American women are increasingly turning to online research to better understand the ingredients in, and the brands behind, their facial skincare products. NPD Group beauty industry […]

Food and lifestyle skin treatments?

With our skin being the largest organ in the body there is no wonder we put so much attention and love towards it. However, at least half of the world’s population has experienced a challenging skin condition, such as acne, rosacea, psoriasis or eczema, in their life. In recent years, researchers have identified a close […]

Ultraceuticals tours Oz and NZ

Ultraceuticals’ head office team has spent two months travelling around Australia and New Zealand to showcase “all that’s new and exciting with the iconic brand”. Led by founder Dr Geoffrey Heber, the Ultraceuticals team held two-day Business Forums for salon partners in NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland and New Zealand. Each forum included an introduction […]

Women ditch complicated skincare

In a worrying sign for skincare companies, it seems Marie Kondo’s decluttering manifesto is changing women’s beauty routines. According to new research by Mintel, the days of bathroom cabinets packed with 5-step, 7-step or even 10 step-skincare routines could be over as many women are “tired of complicated facial skincare routines”. The market research consultancy’s […]

Bio Beauty steps into footcare

Bio Beauty Concepts will be launching Footlogix, “the world’s first and only pediceutical foot care line”, at Beauty Expo Australia this weekend. Bio Beauty managing director Talya Bergman said the company, which has distributed Bio Sculpture nail products around the country for over 20 years, took on the footcare brand as it “empowers salon owners […]

Shiseido teams up with Tory Burch

Shiseido has joined forces with US designer Tory Burch to develop, market and distribute Tory Burch beauty products around the world. The licensing agreement, which takes effect from January 1, will be managed by Shiseido Group’s Americas region headquarters in New York. Established in 2004 by Tory Burch, the eponymously-named lifestyle brand currently sells clothing, […]

Dr Irene Prantalos reveals her inspiration

Founder of Salubre, Dr Irene Prantalos chats about her skincare journey. Tell us what inspired you to establish Salubre? “It’s been a long journey for me and to be honest my intention was somehow find a way to manage the psoriasis that had become a beast in itself.  Once I completed my studies and opened […]

Cryomed holds training conference

Cryomed held a jam-packed, two-day training session at Pullman Sydney Airport. More than 40 people attend the informative seminar, hosted by well-known author and clinical aesthetic expert Andrew Hansford, who flew in from the UK for the event. The main aim of the two-day intensive training was to introduce attendees to Skin Perfusion from FILLMED […]

Colgate takes another bite into skincare market

Colgate-Palmolive, internationally known for its mass market toothpastes and soaps, has taken its third bite into the skincare market with its decision to buy Laboratoires Filorga Cosmétiques for US$1.69 million. Founded in France in 1978, Filorga is a premium anti-ageing skin care brand now sold in over 60 countries with its largest markets being France, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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