What’s New?! In the ever evolving world of beauty, staying afront of the latest news, technology and developments is key! Because of this, we are providing you with the latest ‘What’s New’ – all the news and updates from our partners and beyond. Giving you a whole salon world update straight into your inbox!
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Anti-Fatigue Mask – 2 minutes to Radiant Skin
New from Katherine Daniels is their Anti-Fatigue Mask. A product for clients of every age. Opening the opportunity for 100’s of sales in your salon.
A skincare wake-up call to energise, hydrate, firm and plump your skin. After 1 use you’ll be in love and wonder what you did before this miracle mask came into your life.
Use it as a quick fix pre-make-up treat, to create the perfect canvas for a dewy, peachy makeup finish. The action of the mask creates a one directional skin orientation. This smooths your skins surface, leaving a makeup finish perfect and stays in place longer. To further support your make-up look, a veil of elastic microfilm covers your skin, lifting, firming and plumping.
Long term anti-ageing benefits are bestowed when the Anti-Fatigue Mask is used regularly. The key ingredients increase intercellular energy and boost fibroblast activity.
It’s the perfect anti-dote to brighten a dull, lacklustre complexion, which is associated with fatigue and stress, linked to lack of sleep and a busy lifestyle.
But be warned! This mask doesn’t hold back, giving you seriously impressive results, right when you need them and in just 2 minutes!!
For more information about becoming a Katherine Daniels stockist click HERE!
Launching in salons from Monday October 16th
RRP £40.00 – Launch offer price £34.00
One thing is for sure, therapists love training, but why does training always have to feel so transactional? Once finishing a course, you’re released into the world with no guidance on running a successful beauty business. This is where Pinks Academy comes in…
Accredited training in holistic therapies & facials, taught by industry professionals who are experts in training and running health and wellness businesses.
Our training courses have been carefully and expertly crafted by Sughra and Kirstie. Between them, they have decades of experience in the health, beauty and wellness field working as therapists, trainers, consultants both in the UK and internationally and independent business owners. They have made a
commitment to equip you with the fundamental skills needed to work as a professional therapist and they utilise everything they have learnt over the years and share it with you. Also including therapy skills, business acumen, customer care and mentorship.
Sughra Khaliq and Kirstie Sherriff first met 20 years ago brought together by a passion for training.
Back then Pinks Academy was an award-winning, nationally recognised training school teaching over
1000 students a year in fast-track, NVQ-level treatments from facials to reflexology. As their journey
continued they became involved in a number of international spa projects, and created product and spa
clothing brands between them. However, when they decided to move away from Pinks Academy in 2010
their passion for training remained. Now, 13 years on, they are bringing that passion back and with
it, a new look. Pinks Academy aimed at helping those therapists committed to being the very best they
can be for themselves and their clients.
Learn more about Pinks Academy HERE!
Elevate your Calluspeeling treatments with the latest MAVEX accessories for your salon:
- Cut open the Calluspeeling sachet and allow the pads and active solution to gently glide into the tray for easy use. It is an attractive MAVEX branded tray that is easily cleaned to maintain sanitation standards. £6
- Made of high grade stainless steel this MAVEX branded tool is an essential tool in your Swiss pedicure kit to keep your client’s cuticles and nails looking their best. Suitable for Autoclave £5
- With a grit grade of 180/240 this nail file can be used for both filing and polishing. It also comes in a handy case to keep it in good condition, as well as making it an excellent retail item for your clients to pop in their handbag. £1.50
Stainless Steel Tools:
- While the plastic tools do the hob perfectly well, the stainless steel scrapper tool and file tool provide additional professional look and feel to a Calluspeeling treatment. Suitable for Autoclave £20
Mavex are featured in The Salon Source special offers page which you can find HERE!
Alan Howard turns 50!
It’s amazing to look back and see how far Alan Howard has developed across the industry since the company’s formal creation on 22nd September 1973.
Our amazing family of colleagues & customers has grown so much over the years and we’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported us over the last 50 years… here’s to 50 more!
Click HERE to take a look back through the Alan Howard archives!
CACI International has paved the way in anti-ageing, skin rejuvenation and problematic skin solutions for over three decades. Described by the media as “the non-surgical face lift”, it has become the go-to red-carpet treatment for numerous celebrities. Our latest system, the CACI Synergy, has been shown to reduce wrinkle depth by up to 75% and improve skin elasticity by up to 88%. It provides tailored treatment solutions for men and women of all ages and skin types. The CACI Synergy System is a state-of-the-art, multifunctional beauty and wellness platform that has revolutionized the world of non-surgical aesthetics. Its cutting-edge technology combines the power of microcurrent facial toning, LED light therapy, and skin rejuvenation technologies in one compact and user-friendly device.
We are so confident in the pulling power of our CACI Synergy system that we have introduced a Try Before You Buy Scheme, whereby, you can now rent a CACI Synergy system for just 6 months.
The scheme provides you with a great way to evaluate the system, attract new clients, increase client retention, and significantly boost your treatment revenues without a large financial outlay or long-term commitment.
After 6 months you then have 3 options:
- Continue renting for less than £20 per day.
- Purchase and we will deduct the first 6 months rental costs.
- Return the system with no further obligation.
Click HERE to try before you buy!
Holistic Therapies Training
Autumn feature course –
Course: VTCT (ITEC) Level 3 Certificate in Access to Aesthetic Therapies
Description: The VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Access to Aesthetic Therapies is an access course to further advanced therapy qualifications. This qualification is aimed at learners wishing to progress onto advanced level 4 aesthetic programs but who presently do not hold recognised level 2 and 3 beauty therapy qualifications.
Course info: This qualification is based on the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for relevant principles of beauty therapy and includes all the required elements to achieve a measurable and comparable qualification, which will facilitate further and additional study at levels 4 and above. Learners must achieve all mandatory units which include:
– Health and safety
– Facial therapy
– Consultation and client care
– Anatomy, physiology and pathology
This qualification offers the most direct route for learners lacking the traditional beauty pre-requisites to progress directly to level 4 therapies and above, covering the relevant level 2 facial and level 3 Anatomy & Physiology subjects.
Pre-requisite / Entry level: None
Course format: 5 practical (classroom) training / assessment days + online learning modules + case studies + monthly video calls for coursework support
Career potential: Facial / Skin specialist – employed or self-employed, working in a salon or spa environment, as well as home / mobile therapist, leading to aesthetics / advanced facial opportunities.
How this could benefit your clients: Help clients with skincare & conditions & provides a direct route to work towards aesthetics & advanced facials / skincare
Additional Costs: You will need to purchase a facial skincare kit to bring to the training & in order to carry out your case studies
Brand New Machine!
Why not use our M30 3D body Scanning and Posture Analysis Machine to validate effectiveness of your Body Contouring or Fat dissolving injections treatments. This machine gives your client before & after 3D images to illustrate real changes, meaning no more using a tape measure, and in accurate results.
A little insight into our machine.
- Takes 13 different body measurements
- Generates a real 3D model of themselves so they can see visual results
- Produces reports to understand the measurements
- Helps to upsell body treatments – we use facial scanners for the face to upsell, now we can do this on the body.
- Analysis curves and posture in-depth
- Compares up to 8 historic tests
- Stops inaccurate measurements with a tape measure
Please reach out if you would like to learn more. You can call on 01729 821151 0r 07595375704.
Recruitment – Struggling to find high quality candidates for your salon? Are you spending hours sifting CVs and blocking time out of your valuable diary only to be left with nowhere to turn? You need Louisa Webb business recruitment services to help find the candidates that are right for you. Louisa has worked in the industry for many years, successfully launching skincare brands such as Environ and Alumier MD. Having hired high performing teams, setting KPIS and performance reviews she has the skill set to find you what you need quickly. They can text me or call me if interested on 07900901486.
New Machine –
M-EYE SKIN and its software have been developed by our own engineers, it’s a patented and branded device. M-EYE SKIN is an iPad version which easily captures high resolution full face, right and left face photos under standardised conditions, offering a wide range of skin analysis options. This machine is an essential tool for any spa, dermatologist, aesthetic clinics, cosmetic clinics, spas, skincare companies, and more.
For more information on help with recruitment or the M-EYE SKIN device, please contact Louisa on – 07900901486.
M-EYE SKIN is also in Octobers special offers which you can find HERE!
We attended Professional Beauty North 23 in Manchester over the 24th/25th – and our hot topic was speaking to a whole host of salon owners, from nail bars and beauty salons, to aesthetic clinic & day spa owners, on the BIG 2025 Switch-Off.
We are astounded by the response to our question “What do you know about the BIG 2025 Switch-Off”?
98% – that’s right, 98% had absolutely NO IDEA what this is, what its likely to affect (within their business), and just how serious this is (if they chose to either wait it out or not start to act now to futureproof their business).
We are spreading the word across the industry and offering free advice on how you can prepare your business for the technology changes that WILL be taking place in 2025.
Simply call us on 0204 506 4510 and select Option 4 for FREE help, advice and tips in getting your business prepared for the BIG 2025 Switch-Off.