Brisbane set to shine this weekend

More than 7500 industry professionals are expected to attend the 5th annual Brisbane Hair and Beauty Expo this Sunday and Monday (July 28-29). According to organisers, the two-day event is shaping up to be the biggest beauty event ever staged in Queensland – and “one of the largest hair and beauty events in the country”. Expo […]

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, […]

PBS roadshow ready to roll

Professional Beauty Solution’s 2019 roadshow will begin visiting cities around Australia next week. The roadshow, “a full day of business education packed with practical growth strategies to help salons increase profitability and take their business to the next level”, will begin in Brisbane on July 29 before heading to Perth (August 5), Melbourne (August 12), […]

Real Talk – all your salon needs

The Real Talk business education event is fast approaching, and the extensive line-up means you’ll learn everything you need to truly elevate your hair salon business. The diverse agenda has experts to talk about topics that cover everything from retail hacks, problem solving, entrepreneurship, mentorship, technology, social media and so much more. You can check […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Golden Rules of tax deductions

Mark Chapman, director of Tax Communications, H&R Block reveals how to be tax savvy. If you want to make a claim for work-related expenses, you need to follow the three golden rules: The expense must relate to your work You mustn’t have been reimbursed by your employer You must be able to prove that you […]

Lady Lashees head north

Five lash stylists from Sydney’s Lady Lash salon have qualified for the finals of The Sunshine Pro-Series Lash competition at this month’s Brisbane Hair and Beauty Expo. “Chosen from hundreds of entries”, Jasmine Lim, Faye Jiang, Katy Chen, Rachel Lee and Mei-Ling Lai,  will compete in various styles and divisions at the competition which attracts entrants […]

Expo reveals ‘superstar’ line-up

Beauty Expo Australia has revealed the line-up of “local and international superstar educators” who will conduct seminars and workshops at the two-day event in Sydney next month. Expo director Cory Watson says the “highly anticipated 2019 education program” is “a must-see for beauty professionals wanting to expand their skill-sets”. She says “globally celebrated experts will […]

Estée Lauder joins fight against animal testing

The Estée Lauder Companies has become the latest beauty company to join the #BeCrueltyFree campaign – the world’s largest ever initiative to ban cosmetics animal testing. The company, which owns over 25 beauty brands including Estée Lauder, Clinique, Prescriptives, MAC, La Mer and Bobbi Brown, “one of the first cosmetics companies to eliminate animal testing as a […]

Jax Wax empowers Indigenous community

Jax Wax Australia is holding free beauty workshops for Aboriginal women on the north coast of NSW to help develop their self-esteem ‒ and potentially help them begin careers in the beauty industry. The company held its first one-day Beauty Workshop for Ginda Barri mums at the Macleay Valley Workplace Learning Centre in Kempsey last […]

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