8-14 Association update
15 In 2014 HITO grew their involvement in the beauty industry when they launched beauty therapy apprenticeships. A must read if you are interested in learning more about the apprenticeship programme or the beauty qualification development.
24 2017 Colour Trends collection
28 Gaia Day Spa – award winning Australian retreat
37 Adding IPL to your clinic
31 Behind the front cover If you didn’t already know, brows are huge – meet Billion Dollar Brows
34 We are seeing a shift away from high maintenance beauty to simple looks, from smokey eyes to glowing highlighters – take a look at our Autumn make-up trends.
44 Chirality - In formulating product, it’s the difference between an efficacious product and one without any results. Estheticians are left wondering what ingredients blend well and can maximise results.
48 Feature: Autumn is a great time to get your clients involved in peels. What are the options and how should they be used for maximum benefit?
58 Feature Body work - There is so much focus on the face, we take an in depth look at prevention and treatment of areas from the neck to the knees
69 Change is upon us with a new generation of therapists leading the way in holistic beauty, shifting values from short term convenience towards slower, deeper and truer ideals.
72 Healthy weight
74 The importance of sleep
80 Now is the perfect time for you to reflect, plan and scrutinise what you are doing and why. Is your business heading in the right direction? Help understand where you are going and how to get there.
82 Can your business run on auto-pilot? If not – then read up on how to delegate, organise and empower for this to happen.
86 Email Marketing According to MailChimp, the beauty and personal care industry has an email open rate of 19.02%. How do you get through?
89 Spa uniforms Nothing says more about your business than how you and your staff are presented. Take a close look at the uniform options available.