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Professional Beauty IE - November 2020

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Professional Beauty & HJ Ireland November 2020 Articles

Editor's letter
As we approach the final months of 2020,
Reduced VAT rate key measure in Budget 2021
Future forecast
Looking forward to a new year has probably never meant more than in 2020. We asked some hair, beauty and spa industry bodies about the last eight months, and their hopes for 2021
Looking through lashes
With the wearing of face masks now mandatory in Ireland, clients are paying more attention to their eyes, which is good news for the lash treatments market
Another level
The National Hairdressing Apprenticeship puts a focus on linking classroom learning with in-salon training, to bring a new approach to hair education in Ireland
The reel deal
The growth of short-form video continues, with Instagram Reels now the latest player in the market. PB’s social media consultant Chris Halpin explores how salons can use these tools to promote their services
Going green
A new initiative that’s being rolled out across Ireland and the UK is part of a global effort to make the hairdressing industry more sustainable
Tonal trends
As 2020 comes to a close and we look ahead to a new year, we asked some hair industry experts what colours have been trending, and what looks set to be popular in 2021
Focus to flourish
Now is a good time to reflect on how the lessons learned this year can be used to move forward into 2021, writes spa consultant Diahann Buckley
Maximising the Christmas retail period
Do you want to know how to attract more clients to your salon this Christmas season? Salon business expert Liz McKeon shares her tips
Family values
As we continue to adapt to a changed way of living and working, some employers have HR questions in relation to managing working parents, writes The HR Company’s Linda Ward
Weather warning
Along with Covid-19 uncertainty, the weather at this time of year brings its own set of risks, so be prepared for any disruption or loss, writes insurance broker Brian Mullins
Present perfect
As the season of giving approaches, we’ve selected some gift ideas to fill those festive stockings, or wrap up for under the tree
After Dark
Refined elegance
Over the rainbow
Inspire clients who aren’t afraid to stand out
Eternals 2.0
An expression of individuality
Winter wonders
From haircare to new nail shades, we’ve put together a collection of some of the best products available this season
Tropical force
Andrea Horan is the owner of Tropical Popical, the Dublin nail bar she opened on South William St with her sister Michelle in 2012. She is also the founder of The Hunreal Issues, the not-for-profit venture that aims to encourage women to become more interested in political issues
Eden Beauty Group's Hydro Facial System
The new Hydro Facial machine offers clients amazing results, and minimises physical contact between the therapist and the client