Attitude Key in Beauty Industry

Having a positive attitude and always being willing to learn go a long way in the beauty industry. That was the key message from a panel of Palmerston North beauty therapists when they spoke to UCOL Beauty students.

Employers Beware

The recent court decision ordering retailer Smiths City to pay their staff for attending years of un-paid pre-work meetings is a good reminder to all employers that requesting employees to undertake duties outside of their contracted work hours requires payment.

Care of Cancer Challenged Aesthetics Clients

All around the world, there is a huge interest in changing the way people are taking care of themselves. There is a much stronger consciousness when it comes to taking care of our bodies, but also our minds, spirit and in nature. This growing impetus for a paradigm shift from a reactive state to a proactive state needs to be applied in the world of spa. People with health challenges want to be embraced as an equal to those with no health…

Worksafe NZ prosecuted Nail Salon for disregarding Health and Safety - Read about MMA?

The Salon Kiwi Nails and Spa Limited was inspected by WorkSafe and Auckland Council and it was discovered the company was using a substance called methyl methacrylate to glue artificial nails onto customer’s nails. MMA is a banned substance.

TV3 The Cafe Supports Beauty Therapists in the "Are you in Safe Hands" poster.

Mel from TV3 The Café interviews Judy West - President of the New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Professionals Inc.

Be Warned - A recent posting on Facebook showed an eyelash extension gone wrong

The NZ Registered Beauty Professionals Association say New Zealand is in desperate need of a quick beauty fix, in the form of regulations

Choose members of the NZ Association of Registered Beauty Professionals Inc

Are you visiting a Beauty Professional, check that they are fully qualified and trained to perform treatments? If in doubt, check our member’s clinic listings to find a registered trained Beauty Professional.

Manicure turns to nightmare for Rotorua teen

The NZ Association of Registered Beauty Professionals Inc is working hard to educate the public about the importance of using a registered therapist. Julie Martin who handles complaints and standards for the Association responds to the latest media coverage of a complaint.

Skin care industry missing out

Older consumers are not getting the message when it comes to using anti-aging skin care, according to a recent UK Survey.The survey, conducted by research analyst firm Canadean, found that while 20 percent of UK consumers are concerned about skin ageing, only one-third of those who are worried have adopted a regular anti-ageing skin care routine. This indicates that marketers are failing to connect with a majority of consumers who are most…

Top Global spa and wellness trends

Spafinder Wellness 365 has released its 12th report on the top 10 spa and wellness trends set to unfold in 2015 and beyond. In the sea of trends lists appearing each new year, the company’s definitive spa and wellness industry forecast is unique for taking a global view of what’s trending across the wellness landscape including spa experiences, fitness, beauty, travel, nutrition and corporate wellness and for providing in-depth information about…