Sole Purpose Foot Health We have been talking about menopause lately. I am going through it myself and as a Foot Health Practitioner I am interested to find out if and how much it can affect my feet. I was amazed, that menopause does actually cause quite a few changes, so here is a summary…

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…

When we are getting dolled up for Christmas and New Year, for most of us, our hair is subject to more styling than usual. Question is…..do heat protectors really work? Hair is made of a protein called Keratin along with lipids and water. Keratin will start to break down at just 160°C and that’s also…

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 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…

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…

I’m pretty sure that every woman at sometime or other has hated the prospect of hair removal, whether it’s a quick shave or a full on wax session. We are socially conditioned to be as soft as a peach right? The only trouble is that it can be very uncomfortable, costly and not pretty to…