Sheet masks are everywhere at the moment ranging from the mind numbing expensive to the downright cheap and nasty. This K-Beauty trend doesn’t seem to be going anywhere in a hurry, in fact it is one of the fastest growing sub categories in beauty retail. I won’t pretend to love everything about K-Beauty some of the stuff is being churned out is frightening, but there are many gems coming to the market – great quality sheet masks being one such jewel. So, I was really looking forward to trying out the Seoulista Beauty Sheet Mask range last month when...Read More
Background music in your salon can be a bit of minefield. Traditional relaxation music, while beautiful, can get in on you after a while – in fairness any music played on a continuous loop for 8 hours is enough to get on anyones nerves. The music you play for clients should be a carefully thought out reflection of your brand – it is in fact an extension of your brand persona. Think about your favourite high street stores and the music they play to reflect their brand and client personas sport shops opt for loud, energetic club music, while...Read More
CND RescueRXx – Cult Product? The word cult product can be bandied around a lot in this industry and in many cases is nothing more than marketing hype. It’s refreshing when I do come across a product that not only does what it claims to (shock horror – a rare quality) but is actually so good, you wonder how you ever lived without it. CND RescueRXx is one such product Early on the year I noticed that my nails were crying out for a bit of TLC beyond the occasional application of cuticle oil. Perhaps it was peeling off my...Read More
Daniel Sandler Watercolour Liquid Blush – Beauty Edit Approved and a Make-Up Kit #MustHave Available in a choice of 15 shades, Watercolour Liquid Blush is the hero product from celebrity make-up artist Daniel Sandler’s award winning range. Often imitated but never equaled, this silicone based liquid blush is enriched with Vitamin E and Jojoba Oil that makes for a beautiful application. Since first purchasing this product over 7 years ago, it literally has not left my make-up kit. There is a shade to suit all skin tones that will work to give a long lasting, subtle yet build-able glow...Read More
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
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