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The Ultimate Spray Tanning Aura Combo

*SPONSORED POST* For 2016, Aura has introduced the ultimate spray tanning combo; the Aura Allure Xena Sprayer and the Aura Extraction. These two pieces of equipment work in unison to provide the ultimate spray tanning experience for beauty therapists and their clients. The NEW Allure Xena Sprayer is strong on the inside and radiant on the outside. It is perfect ...

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Take care of your body

*SPONSORED POST As we approach the summer months, we encourage everyone to be more aware of sun safety, ensuring that you apply sunscreen regularly if you are outdoors, enjoying the sunshine. Macmillan Cancer Support states that skin cancer is caused by overexposure to the sun, as the UV light from the sun damages the DNA in our skin cells, causing ...

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Win a limited edition Swarovski Crystal CACI Microlift personal facial system

Get your hands on one of only 10 Swarovski Crystal CACI Microlift personal facial systems ever made by entering the beauty brand’s Facebook competition.  Worth RRP £749.99, the at-home anti-ageing device is embellished with over 2,000 Swarovski crystals. This personal beauty gadget must-have is the ultimate in luxury skincare and helps to firm and tone facial muscles while softening the appearance ...

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The NHF brands reports of EU ban on high-powered hair dryers as “alarmist”

The NHF has responded to reports of an EU “crackdown” on high-powered hairdryers and other electrical goods, saying “they should be treated with caution but, if true, would be worrying, ill-thought-out and potentially damaging for the industry.” According to reports in The Daily Telegraph  on 11 May, the European Union is poised to ban high-powered appliances such as kettles, toasters and hairdryers ...

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Surrey’s S J Forbes reveals salon makeover

Award-winning Surrey salon S J Forbes has unveiled its new interior design, with an elegant yet contemporary new look inspired by the late fashion designer, Alexander McQueen. Based in the historic town of Egham since July 2015, the salon’s new refit was designed by directors Hayley Gibson-Forbes and Sean James McElhill to balance a contemporary, minimalist theme with a welcoming and friendly ambience in keeping ...

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D&J Ambrose announce international creative technical director

D&J Ambrose has announced the promotion of Clayde Baumann to the new role of international creative technical director. Former BHA Colour Technician of the Year, Baumann said: “At the very core of my love for hairdressing is education and leading the colour department will create a platform whereby I can contribute more to our company team as well as British hairdressing itself. “I’m ...

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NEW COLLECTION: Muse Collection by Lisa Bates

Muse is the latest collection by freelance session stylist, Lisa Bates. Taking inspiration from Andy Warhol – in particular the celebrity Polaroids that formed the backdrop to the silkscreen pop art imagery he became renowned for – the collection of eight striking images showcases a range of skills and styles. Bates said: “I wanted to create an editorial collection that worked with texture ...

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Omni loan gives head-start for beauty students

Image: Carolyne Cross with students Surrey based Omni Academy of Beauty is giving up-and-coming beauty therapists a financial boost to take their training to the next level with the introduction of the new 24+ Advanced Learning Loan. The Walton-on-Thames academy is now offering the government loan to anyone aged 24+ for a Level 3 course, meaning that higher level courses will now be open to a wider ...

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Milk_shake crowns Creative Vision Live winner at Afterlife Show

Image: Al Roberts Photography Milk_shake recently held its biggest ever UK show, Afterlife, and used the occasion to host the final of the brand’s inaugural Creative Vision Live Competition. Held on Sunday 24 April 2016 at The Grand in London’s Clapham, Afterlife saw vibrant shows from Milk_shake’s artistic team, including BHA Southern Hairdresser of the Year finalist Dave Baker, Welsh Women’s Hairdresser of the Year ...

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Capital Hair & Beauty raise over £20k for children’s charity

Image: MD Peter Vans Agnew and Geoffrey Dennis The staff and customers of Capital Hair and Beauty have together recently raised an impressive£20,427 for the Royal National Children’s Foundation (RNCF).   Capital Hair & Beauty managing director Peter Vans Agnew presented the cheque to RNCF chief executive Geoffrey Dennis at a recent Capital’s managers meeting in Brighton. The event was marked with a speech ...

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