XWELL launches AI-powered express manicure at US-located airports
XWELL has debuted its AI-powered express manicure at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York City.
Sally Beauty launches teaching salon and retail concept with ‘education-first’ mindset
Sally Beauty has launched a new consumer driven DIY hair salon named Studio By Sally’s in Denton, Texas, which aims to ‘engage, educate and empower.’
Henkel opens J-beauty innovation hub in Tokyo
Henkel has cut the ribbon on a J-beauty innovation hub in Tokyo. The center, which is dedicated to the Professional Hair segment, will leverage the long-standing expertise of Schwarzkof and Shiseido Professional in hair color developments and trends as well as premium hair and scalp care.
Clarins opens Dublin day spa
Clarins has cut the ribbon on a boutique and spa in Dublin – the first of its kind to be opened in the UK & Ireland market, according to a report published by the Dublin Gazette.
The British Beauty Council launches Future Talent Programme
The British Beauty Council has launched the Future Talent Programme, an industry initiative that aims to inspire and educate young people in the most formative years of their educational careers.
British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology launches new framework to ensure consumer safety
The British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTC) has launched a new framework, named T.I.M.E at the Houses of Parliament, which aims to ensure that consumers are aware of what to be mindful of when booking a service with a beauty therapist.
Galderma launches new AR solution to help healthcare professionals and improve patient satisfaction
Galderma has launched an augmented reality solution named Face by Galderma, which aims to provide healthcare professionals ‘grow their activity and improve patient satisfaction.’
L’Oréal UK partners with Net Zero Now to support high street hair salons take climate action
L’Oréal UK has partnered with Net Zero Now on the initiative Net Zero Salons Programme, which enables hair salons across the UK and Ireland to achieve net zero.
Skincare brand Augustinus Bader expands into professional beauty with first London Treatment Centre in partnership with Lanserhof
Skincare brand Augustinus Bader has launched its first London treatment centre in partnership with Lanserhof, according to a report by WWD.com.
Wella FY22: profit and sales above expectations in second year as standalone firm
Wella Company is celebrating a second successful year as a standalone company. The hair styling giant surpassed targets, delivering year-on-year double-digit profit and growth ahead of expectations in fiscal 2022.
Medical skincare clinic Sk:n Clinic renews partnership with Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners
UK-based medical skincare clinic group Sk:n Clinics has renewed its contract with the Joint Council for Cosmetic Practitioners, which they have partnered with since 2016.
Schwarzkopf launches new sustainable haircare range
Schwarzkopf has launched a new sustainable haircare range, promoting the range via a company by media company Connecting Plots.
Treatwell launches beauty and wellness booking system direct via Apple Maps
European online beauty and wellness booking company Treatwell has launched the ability for consumers to book appointments directly in Apple Maps.
L’Oréal India to focus on premium hair care over the next few years
L’Oréal India is said to be focusing on bringing premium hair care products to the Indian market, according to Omar Hajeri, President, L’Oréal Professional Products division, who spoke to the Mint.
L’Occitane launches new spa aboard the World Traveller ferry
L’Occitane has launched its new spa aboard the World Traveller from Atlas Ocean Voyages, according to a report by Cruise Industry News.
Henkel launches new B2B hair care brand, SalonLab&Me
Henkel-owned Schwarzkopf Professional has announced the launch of a new salon brand, SalonLab&Me, which combines hairdresser expertise with a digital experience offering clients hyper-personalized hair care recommendations to match their hair type.
Cross-party group of UK MPs raise inquiry into value of complementary therapies
A group of cross-party MPs in the UK have raised an investigation into the value of complementary therapies in order to support everyone’s physical health, mental health and wellbeing and taking pressure off the NHS.
Target launches Clockwork – a manicure in minutes service, applied by a robot
Target has launched a new manicure service named Clockwork, with consumers able to get a 10-minute manicure applied by a robot.
L’Oréal Professional offers free D&I training to Canadian hair stylists
L’Oréal Canada’s Professional Products division is set to launch a free online Diversity and Inclusion training program, available to all Canadian hair stylists, regardless of their brand affiliation.
Treatwell and Uala announce merger
Online beauty booking platform, Treatwell and Uala have announced that they will be joining forces to form a single entity under the Treatwell name.
Laboratoires Vivacy up for sale?
Bloomberg reports that buyout firm TA Associates is considering the divestment of its Laboratoires Vivacy brand.
Olaplex reports 38.6 per cent net sales growth in Q2
Hair care brand Olaplex has reported Q2 net sales growth of 38.6 percent to US$210.9 million.
Henkel closes on takeover of Shiseido’s professional hair business
Henkel has announced that it has successfully closed the acquisition of Shiseido’s Professional hair business, which comprises leading professional hair brands, including Sublimic and Primience.
Fillers to come under scope of MHRA as UK to revisit medical device regulation
The UK Medicines and Healthcare products regulatory Agency has announced that it intends to reform medical devices regulation to improve patient health and encourage innovation.
Madison Reed names new board members
Madison Reed has announced that it has appointed two new Board members. Michael Dubin, Founder of Dollar Shave Club, and Stephanie Davis Michelman, Global CMO of Benefit Cosmetics, will join the Board of Directors.