Professional Beauty April magazine: the highlights

The April issue of Professional Beauty magazine is here and this month we cover a range of topics which will help you deliver a first-class service in your salon, spa or mobile beauty business. 

From a full-proof guide on pre- and postnatal waxing and the considerations you need to be aware of, to a discussion on HIV in beauty, advice on how to make your online store successful and what tanners’ need to take advantage of this summer to boost revenue. 

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Professional Beauty April magazine highlights include: 

Smooth delivery – Our waxing pros reveal how to accommodate pre- and postnatal waxing for your pregnant clients and tips for getting the best results.

Talking to… James Harknett – The celebrity tanner tells us about his new training and why staycations will give tanners’ businesses a boost this summer.

Entries now open – The 2021 Professional Beauty Awards are open for entries. Find out more about the application process and this year’s categories. 

Hot topic – We cover the issue of understanding HIV in beauty, giving clarity on considerations such as status disclosure and consultation forms. 

Ward’s World – Despite the Personal Care sector not getting a VAT cut in the chancellor’s Budget, Hellen Ward explains why the fight isn’t over. 

Operational advice – Consultant David Wright explains how coronavirus has affected employment law and what this could mean for salons. 

Ask the experts – How to choose the right brand partners, and advice on juggling work and parenting.  

Q&A – Pure Spa’s chief executive Becky Woodhouse on being a strong leader. 

Acrylic nails – How to get accurate apex placement every time. 

Insider – Monthly stats to help salons and spas benchmark their businesses.

Digital direction – Five things to consider when creating your salon’s online store.


Cover image: hair: Barry Maddocks; hair assistant: Hope Richardson; styling: Lewis Robert Cameron; photography: Philip Veitch.

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