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    Skincare brands for salon

    Hi all, So my salon currently use Eve Taylor but I have to say it doesn’t sell at all no matter how much we push it and I have personally fallen out of love with the products. (To be honest our bread and butter is nails at the salon but I would love to up the amount of skincare treatments we...
  2. A

    Skin ageing, what can you do to manage it?

    Skin aging is a natural biological process with a significant clinical and social impact. A progressive increase in life expectancy means an increase in the number of the elderly population thereby further stressing the importance of skin aging. With advancing age, there is weakening and...
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    Professional skincare range

    Hey, I’m looking at getting a professional skincare range in my salon. I’ve previously used Dermalogica and ESPA but have also been looking into Environ. Can anyone give me any recommendations with reasonable start up packages etc and something that ideally retails quite well thank you
  4. Melodymoo

    Steam or galvanic for extractions?

    Hey all! I am new to the skin industry and I’m debating between using a a facial steamer for extractions or to use Galvanic Desincrustation. What have you used that’s the easiest way to perform extractions? thank you
  5. B

    Sothys vs Monuskin?

    I need help!! Any experience on Sothys or monuskin? I don’t know which one to go for! I’m feeling a bit torn...
  6. J

    Best LED machine for start up spa

    Hello everyone, I’m working on opening my spa in a few months and looking for a good LED machine to add to my facials. My budget for this machine is $300 or less. also would appreciate if y’all have any recommendations on stores/websites that provide tools and supplies that are good quality and...
  7. Melodymoo

    Best start up company to use for facials?

    Good Evening fellow geeks! I am starting up my own facial business in my home salon. I am looking at finding the best brand I can use, NO MLM. I want a company that delivers real high skincare results as opposed to aromatherapy/spa etc. Thank you
  8. Melodymoo

    Facial training help

    Hello! I am a complete newbie, I’m very passionate about skincare and have decided I’d like to train in it. I’d like to offer basic facials, steam, extractions etc and then go onto dermaplane, microdermabrasion, chemical peels etc. My question is, which I’m really struggling with... what...
  9. nataliemckeemakeup

    Eve Taylor skincare

    Hi everyone! :-) I’m very interested in starting to introduce Eve Taylor products into my small salon in the new year sometime and I’m wondering does anyone know what is included in their starter salon package or if they have one? Thanks so much in advance
  10. N

    Opinions, freckles, melasma or sunspots

    Hi, opinions please, I'm fairly new to the beauty industry and still working on identifying some of the hyperpigmentation skin conditions (I'm from a nursing background, and we did not deal with pigmentation at all ) currently trying to figure out my own pigment issues! Client in photos is me...
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    Babor or Dermalogica for skincare?

    Hello ladies, I would like to ask you for help Im deciding for the skincare brand to start use. Im 30 years, mixed skin and pretty good skin shape :) i would like to ask you, which from Babor or Dermalogica brand you recommend more
  12. thelunaroom

    Skincare to offer facials

    I'm looking into brands to begin offering facials with that are reasonably priced for the first start up order but effective products. I have tried Kaeso but don't like them at all (for facial skincare). I like Eve Taylor but this brand is being used heavily in my area. Any thoughts? Love & Light x
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    Microdermabrasion heads

    Hiya, I'm finding after the first 2 uses of my MDA heads they go quite smooth and dull - is there a proper way of cleaning them? Or should I buff them to keep them rough? Thanks in advance Zoe
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    Cruelty free skincare?

    Hey guys, Newly qualified, just starting out mobile. Does anyone use cruelty free facial skin care products mid to high range. Want to go the cruelty free/vegan route but it’s a bit overwhelming, so if you know of any? Preferably with a good following and that actually do what they say. Any...
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    Environ or Medik8?

    Hi! I'm looking to open an account with a cosmeceutical brand and these are the final 2 I'm down to. Has anyone used either one of these brands and which do you/your clients prefer? How did you find the training? I've got some great info from Environ and am waiting on some from Medik8 but feel...
  16. AshLovesTanning

    Trouble shooting *update 2020*

    This post has just been updated as of Tuesday 24th March 2020 Hi everyone, thank you all so much for reading my tanning thread. I have been gone for a few months, but am back now so would love to answer ANY questions you have. This thread is to help all beginners and experienced technicians...