Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Professional Beauty North - a sound success!

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Beau & Joli salon chain to roll out across UK
  A new health salon chain called
  Beau & Joli has launched in
  Yorkshire and is set to roll out
  across the UK.
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Cosmetic surgeons to fight VAT plan

Cosmetic surgeons have spoken out against government plans to add VAT to surgical procedures.

New guidelines issued to surgeons by HM Revenue and Customs have outlined plans to charge VAT on all surgeries carried out for cosmetic reasons in a move that could raise up to £500m a year for the treasury.

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North/South divide rings true for beauty buying habits
Southern women prefer a more natural make-up look compared to northern lasses who like to slap it on, according to new research by retail giant, Debenhams looking into the regional beauty buying habits of women in Britain.

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Professional Beauty North was a sound success!
Last weekend’s Professional Beauty North 2011 at Manchester Central was a
sound success with visitor numbers jumping to 19486 subject to ABC audit. Increasing the number of buyers by 57% and the exhibition by 40 % Professional Beauty North has proved the place to be for the entire health and beauty trade in the UK.
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Virtual Reception Service from The Carlton Institute
The Carlton Institute launch new Virtual Reception Service for Salon’s, Spa’s and mobile therapists. 



Most of us have experienced calling a salon or spa to book our treatment but have difficulty getting through on the phone. Not being able to get through on the phone is the most common reason for clients not booking a treatment.

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  The Empowerment of women
   by Celia Rose, Dermalogica
   For those of us fortunate enough
   to work in this amazing industry, there is 
   usually an inspirational story about the
   path we have chosen. There have been 
   many inspirational women who have
   cleared the way to enable us the 
   opportunities we have today.

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Professional Beauty 2012 is coming!

The largest exhibition in the UK, Professional Beauty 2012 is on its way and will take place on 4 – 5 March 2012 at London’s ExCeL.
With five months to go Professional Beauty 2012 is already larger in size and has more major skincare brands than any other show in the UK. With Clarins, DeclĂ©or, Aromatherapy Associates, Elemis, Thalgo, Environ and Dermalogica already confirmed the show has more to offer to the health and beauty professional than any other exhibition.

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Don’t buy – lease!
We have great news for salon owners and therapists looking
to expand their treatment range but worried about the initial investment. Professional beauty equipment is expensive and in a recession buying decisions are a tough call for many salons in the UK.

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