E-Commerce Giant Buys Luxury Spa & Skincare Brand Hot on the heals of their recent acquisition of Glossy Box, the Hut Group have announce their purchase of leading British spa brand ESPA in a deal set to be worth over £100 million. The Hut Group have proven themselves as leaders in the the beauty e-commerce space with sites including LookFantastic.com and HQHair.com. This latest acquisition sees them add to their beauty brand portfolio alongside MIO Skincare. Speaking of their new addition THG Chief Executive Matthew Moulding said: “We intend to invest substantially in the ESPA brand, especially in manufacturing...Read More
Should you offer Vegan Nail Polish ? It is fair to say that the beauty industry moves at the speed of light. Trends happen overnight and brands / beauty service providers are constantly challenged to adapt or get left behind. As a salon owner or spa manager, you need to be able to tell the fads from the keepers. The last 10 years has seen the brow revolution thanks to brands like High Definition, the power polish introduced by Shellac and advanced skin treatments that were once kept to the dermatalogists office. With the rise of clean beauty, transparent formulations...Read More
British spa brand ELEMIS will launch its new addition to the Pro-Collagen range, Pro-Collagen Marine Oil this August. Formulated with a trio of seaweeds Padina Pavonica, Golden Seaweed and Roaring Water Kelp – to deliver maximum hydration, whilst reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Pro-Collagen Marine Oil also contains White Poppy seed oil to plump the skin with moisture and leave the complexion looking revitalised and radiant. Pro-Collagen Marine Oil will be available from August and is priced at £65/15ml....Read More
I am always on the look out for retail products suited to salon/spa environments that offer clients an opportunity to purchase something that will enhance their treatment experience/results. If your business offers skincare treatments, it stands to reason that a good skincare supplement or nutraceutical is the perfect retail add on to cross sell to your clients. Over the years, I’ve tried many different ‘skincare supplements’ that have delivered mixed results. I recently came across a new ‘beauty supplement’ called Lumity Life, an ‘anti ageing supplement’ that claims to be the ‘first and only supplement to fight all nine causes of skin ageing from the...Read More
Guinot are to launch a hydrating facial mist which clinical trials have proven to increase moisture levels by 47.3% after a single application. Brume Hydra Beauté Mist, contains key actives including Hydrocyte Complex, made from Hyaluronic Acid, which prevents Trans Epidermal Water Loss (TEWL). Green Tea Extract is also present to help tone and revitalise the skin. Apply morning and evening before moisturiser or during the day as needed, even over make-up. Simply spray directly on the face and neck, taking care to avoid contact with the eyes. Guinot Brume Hydra Beauté Mist is available in the Republic of Ireland...Read More
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