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The Australian Beauty Industry Awards Announce Best in Beauty on 10th Anniversary

The Australian Beauty Industry Awards Announce Best in Beauty on 10th Anniversary

Sunday 21st August saw the Australian beauty industry celebrate in person, once again, as the winners of the Australian Beauty Industry Awards 2022 (ABIA’s) were named.

AHPRA and Medical Board commissioned independent review of Medical Practitioners who perform Cosmetic Surgery.

AHPRA and Medical Board commissioned independent review of Medical Practitioners who perform Cosmetic Surgery.

AHPRA and Medical Board commissioned independent review of Medical Practitioners who perform Cosmetic Surgery. The review made 16 recommendations for action that AHPRA and the Medical Board can take to improve patient safety within their sphere of influence. Read the summary and report here.

FREE Expert Lease Review worth $2500 for ABIC Members

FREE Expert Lease Review worth $2500 for ABIC Members

How to Save $90,000 on Your Beauty Clinic — FREE Expert Help and Lease Review (normally $2,500) — for ABIC Members Only Beauty Therapists prescribe better skin health practices to their clients every day. Why not take a quick minute to check if your beauty business could be practicing better rental health?

The Great Debate: In-Clinic vs Home Skin Care

The Great Debate: In-Clinic vs Home Skin Care

There is more product diversity, a greater volume of brands, and constantly emerging home devices for consumers than ever before. This leaves many of our clients in a difficult position, who are still trying to figure out how much of their time and budget should be dedicated to home skincare vs clinical treatments. Never simply assume that your clients understand the synergistic relationship between the two!

Mechanisms of Popular Pigmentation Ingredients

Mechanisms of Popular Pigmentation Ingredients

Pigmentation is one of the most common concerns we as skin professionals see and treat in-clinic. This has fostered, in many of us, quite the passion for a better understanding of skincare ingredients and treatment protocols that help tackle this complex issue.

Important message for ALL REGIONAL QUEENSLAND Clinic Owners

Important message for ALL REGIONAL QUEENSLAND Clinic Owners

Clinic Owners in Regional QLD are being hit with excessive additional costs to have their devices certified annually by Radiation Health QLD, as there are currently no Approved Equipment & Premises Compliance Testers north of Brisbane.

Landlords are locking tenants into new leases with an implied lease. How?

Landlords are locking tenants into new leases with an implied lease. How?

Leases are not normally binding until both the landlord and the Tenant have signed the Lease, right? Well, sometimes this is not the case. As was found recently in the Supreme Court, the actions of a Landlord and / or a Tenant can lock the parties into a long term agreement, where they didn’t think they were locked into anything.

Beauty Therapy Apprenticeship to Standardise Industry

Beauty Therapy Apprenticeship to Standardise Industry

Recognising the need to standardise advancing technical and invasive treatments within the 6.5-billion-dollar industry, the Diploma of Beauty Therapy as an Apprenticeship is open to all practitioners and students in Queensland – the first of its kind in Australia.

Explaining Micro-injury Skin Treatments To Your Clients

Explaining Micro-injury Skin Treatments To Your Clients

Micro-injury treatments are becoming much more highly sought-after services for anyone wanting to address the signs of skin ageing. However, treatments such as needling and laser can still create fear and apprehension in clients. Find out how you can explain micro-injury treatments in a simple-to-understand way that will leave your clients feeling more confident.

A Safe and Effective Pigmentation Alternative to Hydroquinone

A Safe and Effective Pigmentation Alternative to Hydroquinone

We know that hydroquinone is the most effective ingredient for removing pigmentation through topical application. However, we also know that it doesn’t come without its downsides. But there’s growing research into an ingredient that may offer us a safe, comparable alternative - and that’s resorcinol.

Attracting, Aligning, Developing, & Retaining Great Teams

Attracting, Aligning, Developing, & Retaining Great Teams

According to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee, we are set to see an increase in the number of beauty therapists entering the field over the next 3 years - at long last! We know that many of you have been feeling the impacts of a skills shortage over recent years, so in anticipation for this expected influx, we’re sharing a few secrets on how to attract and maintain your perfect team.

Considerations For Combination Therapies

Considerations For Combination Therapies

If you’re already combining treatments and modalities, or this is something you would like to explore further, let’s discuss some of the factors you may want to take into consideration when creating your ultimate combined therapies treatment menu.

Microneedling: To Infuse Or Not To Infuse?

Microneedling: To Infuse Or Not To Infuse?

We’ve noticed a spike in the number of questions and concerns among industry lately regarding the safety and efficacy of serum infusion during the skin needling process. What are the correct protocols? Which products and ingredients are safe to use and which aren’t? What types of practices may result in adverse outcomes like granulomas? This latest blog explores some of the surrounding issues, and potential solutions.

Preparing For Risks As a Cosmetic Injector

Preparing For Risks As a Cosmetic Injector

Given the nature of cosmetic injectable procedures, the list of associated risks is a much lengthier one than that of a typical beauty service-based business. For this reason, formalised plans and preparations need to be created and at the ready in the event that something goes wrong.

5 Tips To Boost Cash Flow

5 Tips To Boost Cash Flow

Despite pandemic-related lockdowns becoming virtually a distant memory, many businesses in the beauty, hair, spa and aesthetic sectors are continuing to suffer the lingering impacts of COVID-19. After all, infection rates remain high in many areas of the country, so even though legislation around close contacts has been removed across multiple states recently, while this remains the case, we will continue to experience last-minute cancellations and changes in appointments.

What To Look For In A Hair Removal Device

What To Look For In A Hair Removal Device

It isn’t just skincare that we are spoiled for choice by. The Australian beauty and aesthetics market is equally brimming with lasers, IPLs and other energy-based devices for a huge range of needs and indications.

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