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High Definition unveils new and improved retail solutions

High Definition has unveiled its new and improved retail packages for 2016 – available exclusively for its salon network. Created by High Definition CEO and founder Nilam Holmes-Patel and celebrity make up artist Francesca Neill, the new packages are built around the brand’s bestselling 81-piece make up collection and have been created to provide a definitive make up offering perfect for ...

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Cargo Cosmetics launches CAKE augmented reality shopping platform

Professional make-up brand Cargo Cosmetics and augmented reality specialist FaceCake Marketing Technologies have launched an innovative shopping platform, known as CAKE, which enables users to ‘try on’ make-up products in real time using a webcam and desktop or smart phone. Hailed as ‘an in-store experience online’, users can virtually try on products in real-time augmented reality and share selfies of their photo ...

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Crystal Clear Skincare founder wins Innovator of the Year at Women in Business Awards

Liverpool business woman, Sharon Hilditch, MBE, founder of leading anti-ageing skincare brand Crystal Clear, has scooped the award for Innovator of the Year 2016 at the Women in Business Awards. The beauty entrepreneur received the award at the fourth Women in Business Awards 2016, which celebrates female entrepreneurs and business owners from across Merseyside. The gala lunch was hosted on Friday 4 March ...

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SalonGenius launches interactive review platfrom

SalonGenius has launched a new interactive platform where salons, spas and therapists can host and manage their reviews. The new feature has been created in collaboration with Salonspy.com, an online community that provide listings for every salon and spa in the UK, and will allow users to automatically generate reviews from customers post appointments via SMS. A real advantage to salon owners and managers, the ...

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Great business advice for hair and beauty salon owners

As any salon owner or director knows, managing a salon business requires a whole raft of skills, many of which are unique to the industry, plus a wide knowledge of employment law and practice. From staff absence to client health and safety, to rent-a-chair agreements and race equality, keeping on top of it all can be daunting and finding the right kind ...

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Scottish Hair & Beauty Awards 2016 open for entries

The Scottish Hair and Beauty Awards 2016 are now open for entries, with over 30 titles to be won across a range of hair, beauty, aesthetics, barbering, make-up artistry, tattooing and business categories. Celebrating creative talent in the hair and beauty industry, the awards are open to individuals and salons operating in Scotland (including mobile salons). Applications are open until 30 June ...

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NEW CAMPAIGN: High Definition SS16

L-R: looks Bombshell, Foxy and Vamp Get the look by Nilam Holmes-Patel Bombshell “Our beautiful blonde bombshell Ieve had amazing brows to start with, but I wanted to give them more definition. I started by tinting them with a Light Brown/Graphite colourwash (taking it off almost straight away to simply even the colour). I kept them nice and full before ...

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Seanhanna Bristol wins Best Hair Salon at local awards

Photo: JonCraig.co.uk  Bristol-based Seanhanna has scooped  the title for Best Hair Salon at the inaugural Bristol Lifestyle Awards. On Wednesday 9 March, the best of Bristol’s lifestyle businesses were recognised at the award’s ceremony held at The Bristol and broadcast live on Made in Bristol TV. Ten businesses were crowned the best by over 27,000 public votes, with the award for Bristol’s Best Hair and Beauty Facility presented ...

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Skeyndor partners with Saks Hair & Beauty

Prestigious scientific skincare brand Skeyndor has announced a new partnership with Saks Hair & Beauty UK. The new collaboration, which comes during Skeyndor’s 50th anniversary celebrations, sees the Barcelona-based beauty brand align with the award-winning British hair and beauty group to enhance its advanced skincare menu. Ceri Silk, head of beauty for Saks, said: “Skeyndor fits perfectly with the Saks ...

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Elemis announces new appointments

Elemis has announced two new appointments with Nicci Anstey promoted to global training & education director and Harrison Gregory promoted to head of UK spa and salon. Anstey is a highly skilled senior leader with extensive experience in the professional skincare and spa industry. Having worked with the Elemis brand for over 16 years within the training, retail and UK sales divisions, Anstey will be returning ...

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