BABTAC have shared fantastic news, after many years campaigning for regulation in the beauty industry – including contributing and providing evidence to the APPGs and other industry authorities, we are so pleased that the government has today announced that they intend to introduce a nationwide licensing regime for non-surgical cosmetic procedures such as botulinum toxins…

Your step-by-step guide to looking incredible this party season As we hurtle full speed ahead into Christmas…. it’s time for you to shine. And the key to surviving the silly season is to create a beauty timeline that leaves you prepped and prime for the best of times, as the most festive and fantastic version…

By Tania Gough, Principal and Owner of Beauty Academy South East The expert in anything was a beginner once… When I was 8 years old, I asked my Mum ‘Mummy, what do you call a lady who puts makeup on people?’ She replied ‘That’s a beautician darling’. That was when I decided I was going…

by Katie Chittenden, Katiesstyle A capsule wardrobe sounds like a minimalist approach to your wardrobe but fear not if you are creative or dramatic. Understanding a capsule wardrobe will help you understand your wardrobe better and help guide you to shopping more sustainably. It will take away pressure or anxiety in what to wear when and…

What is your hair type? How does hair typing work? Is it important to know or is it all just hype? Read on to find out! No two heads of hair are the same – they are as unique and beautiful as fingerprints. However, we can narrow them down to different hair types, and we…

BY EVE OXBERRY After more than two years, Professional Beauty London made a triumphant return to ExCeL London on October 17–18.  22,323 professional trade visitors streamed through the doors over the two days to reconnect with the industry face to face and to discover the latest products, brands and trends.  This year, for the frst…

By Amanda Pauley With more beauty salons launching silent appointments to help clients with their mental health, we explore whether the quiet treatment concept is here to stay. Have you heard? Beauty salons up and down the country are now giving clients the silent treatment, but it’s not quite what you think. The quiet time concept – where clients can…

By Sarah Hardy Kiernan My story is not that unheard of these days, but if I can help someone who cannot have a voice regain their confidence, help someone not feel alone or inspire them to truly be themselves again and keep aspiring post-pandemic in the Beauty Industry – then that is enough for me.…

What’s the issue? The lack of regulation in the beauty industry in the UK is seriously alarming.  Currently, lack of legislation in the UK beauty industry means there is nothing to stop someone with little or no training from establishing themselves as a seemingly professional therapist. The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health has just released a report…