Coming up in the March issue of Professional Beauty

New to the game 
Three owners reveal how they launched successful salons, having come into the industry with no beauty experience, and how the lessons they learned from other sectors gave them an edge 

The bright side 
Why neon brights, pretty corals, barely-there nudes and ice cream-inspired pastels are taking the nail world by storm this spring/summer, and the pro collections that can help you create the looks in salon 

Spas get spiritual 
Why spiritual healing therapies are back in the mainstream and how you can add them on to your spa or salon treatment menu in a way that is authentic 

Bold moves 
The make-up, hair and nail trends Sally Salon Services predicts are going to be big this year. The beauty supplier ran a SS19 photoshoot to showcase the latest trends and we went behind the scenes 

Greener pastures 
A 44,000sq ft eco-friendly hotel spa is opening in Horsham – a sister property to the renowned Pennyhill Park. Amanda Pauley gets a first look at The Spa at South Lodge 

Winds of change 
As the International Institute for Anti-Ageing (IIAA) celebrates its 25th anniversary, founder David Alpert talks about the company’s eco ethos and why the beauty industry needs to invest in more sustainable practices to help reduce plastic waste 

Making the grade 
Are schools responsible for the drop in students coming into the industry or is it employers’ fault for not doing enough?, asks Jo Harris, general manager of The London School of Beauty and Make-Up 

Four ways you’re losing money 
With the uncertainty of Brexit hanging in the balance, we’re all looking at ways to cut costs. Business consultant Liz Holmes outlines four mistakes your salon or spa could be making 

When clients turn bad 
Rude or aggressive customer behaviour is unfortunately something spas and salons have to deal with. Becky Woodhouse, founder of Pure Spa & Beauty, explains how to handle challenging clients

Read all this and more in the March issue of Professional Beauty. The issue is out now. A digital version can be bought online for £1.49 – or it's just £10 for 12 issues. The print edition is just £37 for an annual 12-issue subscription. Make sure you’re always the first to read the news and trends by subscribing online.