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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.

Sensitivity Vs Barrier Disruption

Sensitivity Vs Barrier Disruption

How many times have you consulted with a client who claims “I have sensitive skin” only to find out shortly after that this isn’t the case? We are confident most of you will answer “so many times!”. As we know, sensitive skin is not the same as a disrupted barrier, though they are strongly correlated.

What We Learned From Rosacea Awareness Month

What We Learned From Rosacea Awareness Month

While it came and went incredibly fast (much like the entirety of 2022 so far!) April was Rosacea Awareness Month. We advocate highly for any national occasions or awareness campaigns that aim to improve education around skin and health topics.

Unlock Your Business' Potential With Specialised Industry Coaching

Unlock Your Business' Potential With Specialised Industry Coaching

In this incredibly diverse and ever-changing industry, it’s so easy to get swept up in the excitement and passion for new launches, trends, technology, and new treatments.

Still Searching For The Right Australian-Made Cosmeceutical?

Still Searching For The Right Australian-Made Cosmeceutical?

One topic we see constantly asked about throughout industry time and time again is quality, Australian-made cosmeceutical skincare. For those who still haven’t found the right fit for them yet, we have a question for you - have you discovered Ultraderm yet?

A Wrinkle Treatment To Rival Injectables Has Arrived

A Wrinkle Treatment To Rival Injectables Has Arrived

If you have clients or patients whose concerns revolve specifically around their wrinkles, but aren’t ready to commit to injectables, we have some news for you.

Advantages Of Hands-On Brand Education

Advantages Of Hands-On Brand Education

One of the most prominent demands we see from industry is excellent training. This is closely followed by the demand for amazing suppliers, who not only provide their partners with high quality products, but who go above and beyond to offer stellar service and education.

10 Tips for Tenants Negotiating a Commercial Lease with their Landlord

10 Tips for Tenants Negotiating a Commercial Lease with their Landlord

We often get asked about the most common areas that a commercial Tenant can negotiate with their Landlord. It is very important to keep in mind that the Landlord is looking for the best financial return on their property and will put their initial asking position to the Tenant hoping that their proposed “wish list” terms will just be accepted and signed off.

Everything You Need To Know About Timely's New Shopify Collab

Everything You Need To Know About Timely's New Shopify Collab

Beloved salon and spa booking software, Timely, has just partnered with the world’s leading E-commerce platform, Shopify, to make online retailing even simpler than ever!

Professional Beauty Solutions announce the PBS Flood Initiative

Professional Beauty Solutions announce the PBS Flood Initiative

Professional Beauty Solutions (PBS) launches the PBS Flood Initiative, a Go Fund Me campaign to raise money to provide much-needed relief for Salons, Spas & Clinics affected by the recent East Coast Floods.

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