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Gel and acrylic nails - the truth about lifting

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Hi ho, hi ho, and back to work we go! Although some of us have worked solidly through the Summer months, the beautfying industry goes through a slow period over the hot season... And we deserved every minute of flipping through previous issues of Just Beauty Magazine while listening to the waves crashing on the shore under an umbrella! Our clients are now slowly trickling back into our salons, and calling for appointments in sheer desperation... We might be tempted to remind them though, that for next Summer they might consider

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to have a keratin treatment, or a long lasting pedicure, both of which have now become safer, and the treatments of choice for summer-proof beauty! But most of all, we want to recommend detox treatments and make sure that as much as is in our power, we control and even restore the environmental damage sustained over the past harsh couple of months!! So read on and enjoy! Learn and pass on the information... We have done our best to bring to you the latest in all things beautifying, so you will remain as fabulously

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NEWS Miss World 2012,

The fabulous gathering of 116 contestants from around the globe This year has been the most exciting year so far with a record number of countries taking part in this spectacular show which was watched by more than 2.5 billion televiewers and broadcast in over 160 countries. Miss China, a 23-year-old music lover who wants to work with the poor, was crowned Miss World 2012 at a ceremony in Inner Mongolia. Wearing a sparkling blue gown, Yu Wenxia waved to the audience in the Dongsheng Stadium in Ordos, located in China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Organisers said that Yu beat out 115 contestants, a record, in the highly publicized annual

international beauty pageant. China also won the Miss World title in 2007, when model Zhang Zilin took the crown. “I love to smile and I like music,” Yu said in a video posted on the pageant’s website, in which she talks about her study of Chinese folk music. Sophie Moulds, a 19-yearold business student from Wales, took second place while Jessica Kahawaty, 23, a law student from

Australia, placed third. The venue at Dongsheng Stadium was packed with more than 50,000 people. The stage design was amazing and the background graphics really add to make this spectacular! Malta was represented by Daniela Darmanin on behalf of Modelle International who are the licence holders for Miss World Jersey Ltd.

NOT TO MISS... 29.09.12 runway fashion event (www.runwaymalta.com) 08.10.12 SEMINAR BY MAKIBA ESSENCE (info. pg.37) 27.10.12 MISS MODEL & BEST MALE MODEL OF THE WORLD (MALTA) 2012 september 2012 | issue 11

Robert Galea, a 26 year old from Rabat, Malta will be representing Malta at the 10th edition of the Mr World finals to be held in November in Kent England. Robert, who won the title of Mr World Malta last year during an event organised by Licence holders Modelle International, is expected to battle tough competition from 80 other contestants for the title. Mr World is not a body building show, but a contest about style, charm and good looks. It will also test the contestants’ spirit with a series of physical and mental tests. All the contestants will take part in two separate shows – a fashion show where modelling ability and stage presentation are judged followed by the final show. PHOTOGRAPHY BERNARD POLIDANO

Daniela Darmanin represented Malta in China for the Miss World 2012 shared her experience with Just Beauty Magazine. She appreciated the cultural differences and the professionalism of the contestants and organisers, that helped making such a prestigious event. Her experience was very positive.

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29.10.12 SEMINAR by thesmartskinclinic (info. pg.8) 29.10.12 SEMINAR BY LOOK AMAZING 03.11.12 moda malta fashion event 16-18.11.12 ME aM CHIC women’s expo 2012 (info. pg.18)

The Malta Association of Beauty Therapists

is about to officially re launch its website. In the past year, MABT has succeeded in obtaining a good package deal for its members whereby it also entitles them to membership of the Federation of Holistic Therapists UK ( 50th anniversary). It also offers them professional indemnity insurance for a million Euro, a must in this day and age. MABT Members and those running schools will be entitled to have their name and contact details on the website at their own choice. The process of standardization of treatments in salons in Europe is still ongoing and there will be a meeting in Nice in November. Magda Magri Naudi, President MABT www.mabt.org.mt


The Face of Malta 2013 Calendar photos are currently being shot. 12 beautiful Maltese female models will be featured in this calendar which is produced every year by Glow Promotions. The directors, Alan J. Darmanin and Jeff Francalanza together with make-up artist Lorna Muliett and hairdresser Josmar Giordimaina discussed this year’s theme and came up with the original idea to use an accessory, in all photos, which is used by females during special occasions. The calendar and this year’s theme, will be revealed in November during a special calendar launch event. Martine Vella, the winner of the Face of Malta 2012 title, will be featured on the front cover of the calendar.

PHOTOGRAPHY DENNIS CALLEJA

Face of Malta 2013 Calendar

Left to right - JEFF FRANCALANZA, PAULA AZZOPARDI, FACE OF MALTA WINNER - MARTINE VELLA, SANAA RIZGALLA, ALAN.J. DARMANIN

MODA MALTA

Biocare Academy Graduation 2012

For the second consecutive year, Biocare Academy has hosted a Graduation ceremony for their students. Over 40 students from different sectors of the health and beauty industry were awarded their certifications and Prizes for Best Effort and Best Overall Student where given. Biocare Academy wishes all the 2012 graduates great success!

EXTREMES TRADING SEMINAR

Extremes Trading held a seminar on the 30th of July, at the Corinthia Palace, where Mr. Warren Doyle, educator at GK performed a live demonstration of Global Keratin - The Best Salon Treatment. A launch of Angel Provence Organic Range, Collagen+ and PPD Free Colours followed.

NEW RANGES

Salon services limited had the pleasure to invite their clients for the launch of the new exceptional product ranges from Babor, Skinovage PX and Doctor Babor. A warm celebration with a stand-up reception, wine and champagne made this occasion an unforgettable evening.

The MODA Malta fashion event is to be held on the 3rd of November and is organized by Modelle International. A number of fashion outlets and designers will be showing their latest collections. This event is a unique one, elegant and chic, which will be held at The Xara Lodge a magnificent newly-built country house situated in the breathtaking countryside below Mdina. Invites are now available from Modelle International 99494817 or 99475075

MISS MODEL & BEST MALE MODEL OF THE WORLD (MALTA) 2012 by Vox Ultra Lounge Paceville

Vogue Model Management will be organizing its 12th annual Miss Model & Best Male Model of the World (Malta) 2012 by Vox Ultra Lounge Paceville. Teen Model Malta will also be organized for the second consecutive year. The event will be held on the 27th October at the Metanoia Theatre in Luqa. Forty two participants will be taking part that will see the winner and the first runner up of Miss Model contestants win the right to represent Malta in China and Bulgaria whilst the winner of the male section will represent Malta in Best Model of the World in Bulgaria. The event will include also fashion shows exhibiting the latest collection Fall/Winter 2012/2013. Booking is open. More information on Facebook.

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The Nail Expert PHOTO BY RAY MUSCAT PHOTOGRAPHY muscray@gmail.com

Gel & Acrylic Nails

The truth about lifting Lifting of Gel or Acrylic from the natural nail is one of the most common problems for nail technicians. Working with high quality products and their correct use, as well as correct preparation of the natural nail are important elements to avoid lifting. The following are the most common reasons for lifting. Karolina Dreliszak Aquilina Silcare International Trainer ITEC Nail Technology Specialist

Natural Nail Preparation

Contamination of products and tools

Weakness of natural nail

Wrong natural nail preparation is one of the main reasons. The natural nail plate should be gently filed with a soft file (min grid 180), and the cuticle should be pushed back. The nail technician should take extra care to ensure that the nail plate is matt especially around the sides and cuticle area and that no cuticle is stuck to the nail. Application of a dehydrating product such as Silcare Primer will aid the bonding of Gel or Acrylic.

Keeping your products and brushes clean is vital in this profession. Even the smallest contamination of products can cause lower performance or change in their chemical structure. The following points should be taken in consideration in our day-to-day work: • Products should be always kept in their original packing. Refilling the container or changing it can easily cause contamination of the product. • When filing, all jars should be closed to avoid the dust falling into the product. • Brushes should always be kept clean and stored in a box to keep dust away from sticking to them and should be wiped before and after use. The brush should be cleaned with a liquid designed for this purpose and not gel cleaners or nail polish removers. A liquid such as Silcare Brush Cleaner will allow you to keep your brush spotless while maintaining their perfect condition. As many of you know, brushes may be quite expensive so caring for them will not only prevent contamination of products but will also save you from buying a new brush too often. A good brush is 50% of the success. • Do not use the same brush for Acrylic and Gel! For each method you should have a separate brush. I strongly recommend having separate brushes for builder gel, colour gel, French white gel and glittery gels. • When applying the product to the nail avoid touching the skin. Sweat can be transferred to the brush and block correct bonding of the product. This applies to all products used such as building gels, colour gels, finishing gels, acrylics etc. • The Monomer should be never poured from a jar back to the bottle. The remaining liquid after the application of acrylic (if any) should be disposed correctly.

To my disappointment many technicians use wrong techniques of filing leading to a damaged or weakened nail bed. This comes from poor training and “ejja ha mmorru” attitude. The damages done to the natural nail have a strong impact on the lifting issue and the general strength of the overlay. Common mistakes that we should avoid are: • Use of harsh nail files: on the natural nail the minimum grid of the file used should be not less than 180. The filing should be done gently, our aim is just to matt the nail and not to remove it. • Trying to remove an already lifted product with tools such as cuticle cutters or pushers. This will cause the lifting to get bigger and will damage the top layers of the nail plate and can even lead to onycholysis. Such lifting should be filed down with a proper filing technique which takes a few seconds.

Product Application and filing

The most common mistakes that can cause lifting when applying the product are: • A layer of gel or acrylic which is too thin is applied leading to a lack of C curves. • The application of product too close to the side walls and/or cuticle area. • In the case of an Acrylic System: the wrong proportion of powder and monomer is mixed. The bead is too dry or too liquid which destroys the balance of molecules in the acrylic mix. • In the case of a Gel System: insufficient curing time. The gel dries from top to bottom so even if the gel is hard on top it may still be soft in deeper layers. • The nails are too long with incorrect balance of C curves. • The product is too thick from the cuticle end which reduces the flexibility of the product. • Thick free edge. While in short nails it may not make a difference, in long nails it will create pressure at the tip end which can be the reason forcing the nail to lift or break.

The above points constitute the foundation of being a professional nail technician. Obviously one can argue that lifting can be caused by clients picking on their nails. As much as I agree that this happens frequently, it is our responsibility to guide the client and give the right home care advice. However, from experience in seeing the work of several nail techs in the market I would say that unfortunately the client is the least of the problem. By Karolina Dreliszak Aquilina Managing Director & Lead Tutor Silcare Malta Nail Technology Academy www.silcaremalta.com

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The Select series offers a range of professional make-up brushes made of first-class materials. The brushes have a white wooden handle and natural or synthetic hairs, both selected with care and of high quality. This beautiful set contains all the brushes from the select series and is offered with pouch including.

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Just like the Eyeshadow Lumiere, the Eyeshadow Moondust is a baked eyeshadow, making it extra firm. Each colour has an intense black base with a beautiful, bright coloured finish and sparkles. Suitable for wet & dry use. Can be used as a regular eye shadow, as an eye liner and to create smoky eyes.

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Highly Fashionable Naels

Jil Sander

This Autumn’s colours are an explosive mixture of the muted wintry shades of old, and bright happy tones! Check out our selection of uber-high fashion suggestions. Slate grey and mauve shades dwelling and edifice coalesce with an astute graciousness while muted blue and icy green hues suggest virtuosity.

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Deep plum and sky blue tones are purely nostalgic and undeniably evocative and metallic accents resonate with brilliance on a colourful backdrop more reminiscent of summer!

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Ensuring work-life Balance Beauty and Hair salons are traditionally thought of as work-places which support the flexibility required by working parents. The work-force is statistically predominantly female, and most in the industry are self-employed with a lot working from home, or organising appointments at the client's own home on a flexible schedule. Perhaps other industries should learn a lesson or two from the flexibility, but that's not to say that the workingconditions are perfect or entirely conducive to a work-life balance. Just Beauty met up with Maria Theresa Portelli from the National Council for the Promotion of Equality

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who gives us useful tips and information which can help maximise the efficacy and comfort of working parents in the Beauty Industry.

Just Beauty: When was the NCPE set up? Maria Theresa Portelli: NCPE is an independent, government funded body set up in January 2004 by virtue of Chapter 456 of the Laws of Malta, Equality for Men and Women Act. JB: What would you say are its main aims? MTP: NCPE works to ensure that Maltese society is a society free from any form of discrimination based on: - sex/gender and family responsibilities, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, racial or ethnic origin, and gender identity in employment; banks and financial institutions, as well as education; and - racial/ethnic origin and gender in the provision of goods and services and their supply. JB: From research conducted, how far are Maltese work practices from the ideal when it comes to promoting and facilitating equality among the sexes? MTP: Family-friendly measures are methods and possibilities created for workers to find ways to balance and reconcile workrelated demands with family needs. These measures include various support and work arrangements allowing parents to attend to their child care responsibilities as well as facilitate parental choice on work and care. Such measures include for example, flexi-time, job sharing, reduced hours and teleworking. Currently there is a much higher uptake of family-friendly measures from women when compared to their male counterparts. When looking towards the future, it is imperative that equality in the roles of both women and men in all spheres of society is looked at for men to be able to also make use of family friendly measures and enjoy the upbringing of their children.

JB: Is the lack of flexibility at most conservatively run businesses one of the main reasons for the low percentage of parents, mostly women on the work-force? MTP: There are various reasons for the low percentage of females in the labour market, mainly the type of work women choose; women who prefer not be economic independent; and the caring of children or any other dependent family members. Through the Equality Mark that NCPE is currently awarding to organisations which foster gender equality among the workforce, it is evident that there are organisations which do value and recognise the importance of flexibility in the labour market. A family-friendly organisation tries to facilitate the reconciliation between work and family responsibilities for its staff and to make them feel supported in balancing their work and outside work commitments. Organisations which employ persons with caring responsibilities reap a number of benefits, namely: - encouraging gender diversity at each level of the organisation and decision-making process means more innovative approaches based on the different skills and experiences of both genders; - both men and women want challenges and development opportunities from work but also choice and flexibility in order to accommodate their personal lives; - equal access to family-friendly measures helps organisations retain valuable staff thus leading to decreased training costs; and - by involving both genders into their decision-making process, organisations are more likely to meet customers’ needs and expectations.


JB: What easy changes can an employer make to enhance flexibility for working parents? MTP: Employers are encouraged to be well-versed with the family-friendly initiatives covered by the law, in order to be in a better position to offer more of such measures. It is also suggested to employers to establish a formal policy indicating conditions of access to these measures. Each request for the use of family-friendly measures is to be considered on its own merits, taking into consideration the needs of the employee, employer and business. Therefore, this requires matters to be discussed in order for a compromise to be reached for the benefit of the parties involved. One typical example which involves greater flexibility is the possibility of reporting to work later in the morning while the minutes or hours worked less in the morning are then worked later on in the afternoon, also known as flexi-time JB: Does the NCPE have a framework to help employers implement such changes? In other words, where can a small business owner turn to when they need advice and help to enhance their employees work-life balance? MTP: NCPE fosters work-life balance and assists employers to implement it. Currently, NCPE is working on an EU co-financed project entitled ESF3.47 – Unlocking the Female Potential aimed

at encouraging equal opportunities to both men and women a the place of work. Through the project’s campaign, organisations are applying for the Equality Mark. This Equality Mark is awarded to organisations which prove that they are gender-equal in the opportunities they offer. NCPE is meeting these organisations, and assessing their policies and practices, including recruitment and employment practices and the implementation of family-friendly measures to ensure that a commitment towards gender equality is evident in these entities. Furthermore, on a regular basis NCPE offers guidance to employers in the drafting and formulation of equality policies and offers training on non-discrimination and equality as well. JB: Is the NCPE working with other national agencies to improve the workplace infrastructure to accommodate balanced practices? MTP: Consultation with other entities is highly important for NCPE’s work. A case in point involves the previously mentioned EU co-funded project ESF3.47 – Unlocking the Female Potential where unions and employers’ organisations occupy the role of partners with NCPE in this project, assisting the Commission to recognise and understand the needs of both the employers and the employees.

Tips on how to balance work and family • • • • • • • • •

Get organised Be flexible – forgive yourself when things don’t get done Foster respectful relationships with family members Set time limits at work; get more done during the work day Work out a list of tasks to avoid because they are time and energy wasters Make a list of your favourite off-work activities and make sure that you maintain those that involve both family time and alone time Discover new options available to you that can help you reschedule your work hours Build a support network Find reliable child care

NCPE can be contacted on 2590 3850, by email on equality@gov.mt or website www.equality.gov.mt

Equality works both ways!

Although we overwhelmingly speak of the female counterpart as being largely discriminated against and underpaid on the workplace, a reader wrote to us, highlighting the fact that in the Beauty industry, it is the male that often gets to experience the sharp edge of the knife!

Kenneth Abela writes: 'A couple of years ago I paid a visit to the Hotel-run Spa ... to inquire why my applications to work at the Spa were always ignored... At the spa reception desk I was told, ‘sorry, we do not employ men’. I complained... to the Hotel Management and even to the National Commission for the Promotion of Equality (NCPE). I was subsequently asked to attend for an interview, in which the HR manager insisted that they do not discriminate, and ‘we even had a male therapist here at one time’. In spite of promises that I would be called and various follow ups from my end, I was not contacted again. A few weeks ago this same Hotel published the same advert and I applied once again, and they did not even have the decency of sending an acknowledgment.' 'The fact that I have successfully worked for over 12 years in the industry, and that apart from various therapy related certificates and diplomas, I am ITEC qualified in physiatry, aromatherapy, beauty therapy and presently completing a spa treatments ITEC course appears to have no value, probably because (a) I am male and (b) I am now 53 years of age.'

This problem is unfortunately not limited to Malta.

A EU survey had found that 46% of Europeans think that discrimination on the basis of age is widespread, the figure for Malta being 39%. Discrimination on the basis of gender is perceived by an average of 40 % of the EU population, the figure for Malta being 45%.

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Deepshine® Oil GRANDE LASH-MD EYELASH & EYEBROW FORMULA

• Promotes Longer, thicker, darker lashes & brows, • Encourages Growth of healthy shiny lashes. Trade Enquiries: CC&J Ltd. T: +356 21456494 M. +356 99021700

is a marine mineral-enriched Argan oil treatment that smooths the cuticle, eliminates frizz, and improves elasticity and hydration, leaving hair soft, silky and manageable. Retail price €20 Distributed by: Rusk Malta 21444552/3


Hair

Grow your Business with Essensity! How can you grow your business with Essensity? Offer Essensity to all your clients, but focus on clients that are: Natural – someone who pursues a balance between nature and Urban living. Health Conscious – concerned with using natural healthy ingredients. Eco-Conscious – Using products that are earth friendly.

100% Fashion 100% Coverage 0% Ammonia.

Essensity Superb performance powered by nature

How can you entice customers into using Essensity? The haircuts only: Many customers will be just coming in for a haircut not having considered colour before. Offer Essensity`s subtle natural look and rich healthy shine to accentuate the client`s new cut. The colour skeptic: Some clients have never considered a colour application as they are concerned about unnatural looking results. With essensity colours they do not have to worry anymore as they deliver a beautiful natural looking colour result.

Download for free

Schwarzkopf professional Educator App

The Essensity App is designed so you can create predictable colour results. The Essensity App guides you through the colouring process by selecting the Essensity series you`d like to create. Enter the client`s natural level; if the application is virgin or a retouch; and the percentage of white hair, then voila; you are provided with the formula to create the perfect Schwarzkopf Essensity Colour!

The ammonia refusers: Afraid of the ammonia content within permanent colours? As Essensity`s high performing permanent colours are ammonia free it will be very easy to convince these customers of the benefits of such a colouration. The colour addicts: Colour addicts can be convinced by Essensity`s highest performance and natural looking results without compromising the hair quality with an on top odourless experience!

Essensity innovates with Amea technology which is a synergistic combination of two alkalizing agents aminopropanol and monoethanolamine,

this is used instead of ammonia.

Amea provides up to 4 levels of lift and superb colour performance. When comparing Amea technology to conventional technologies the combination of both alkalizing agents show the strongest performance in terms of penetrating and therefore lightening of the natural pigment melanin.

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Schwarzkopf Professional’s IGORA system educator

Welcome to your personal in-salon tutor. Create and save formulas, get hints and tips, or simply browse the educator. The Schwarzkopf Professional National Education Team brings you the knowledge and expertise you need to stay competitive in today’s growing salon industry.

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DK Haircare: +356 7945 3438 / Dorianflores@dkhaircare.com / www.dkhaircare.com


Hair

HAIR RE-GROWTH TREATMENTS

CLINICALLY PROVEN TO

REGROW HAIR

50%

of men suffer from hair loss or hair thinning by the age of 50.

DS Laboratories products can be used as corrective therapy to stimulate new hair growth, as preventive therapy to maintain existing hair, or simply to make hair grow faster! The first application of a DS Laboratories product will leave you in no doubt it’s a high-performance range that delivers immediate results, which is why it is recommended by health care professionals, beauticians and leading spas around the world.

Performance is the mandate and corporate philosophy of DS Laboratories. It fuels the research and development of exciting new products and keeps us at the forefront of innovation. Our aim is to deliver breakthrough technologies and create solutions that combine the latest clinical research into treatments for maximum effectiveness, safety and client satisfaction.

A 90-day clinical trial of a Spectral solution evaluated safety and effectiveness in men suffering from male pattern baldness (androgenic alopecia). Lab technicians applied product to the volunteers twice per day for 90 days. Baseline

90days

Subjects were assessed for adverse events, and the treatment was proven to be safe. Results of the study showed the DS Laboratories product to be effective in stopping hair thinning and promoting hair growth.

SIGNIFICANT RESULTS AT ANY STAGE OF HAIR LOSS OR THINNING

Baseline

90days

Baseline

90days

Baseline

90days

A significant increase in the growth of terminal hairs was seen in 14 of the 15 subjects, who self evaluated their level of growth:

Increase in growth of terminal hairs None Minimal Moderate Dense

% of subjects 6.7% 20.0% 53.5% 26.7%

Whatever your stage of hair loss, your best option with the least side effects is DS Laboratories Hair Regrowth treatments.

If you would like further information simply call DK Haircare on +356 7945 3438 or email us at dorianflores@dkhaircare.com | www.dkhaircare.com

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Hair

Let’s go to the heart of the hair to understand the action of

Curless KERATINE.

The Brazilian protective and smoothing treatment, the security of a healthy and easy-to-style hair.

simple

ONLY 4 STEPS: • Shampoo • Application • Brushing • Smoothing Hair damaged by hair straightener

Action of Curless Keratine

Fiber protected against thermal degradation

Keratin is the main constituent of the hair over water, lipids, mineral elements and melanin. It gives hair most of its properties.

The active ingredients of Curless KERATINE penetrate the hair to nourish it, to fill in gaps and cracks and to protect the capillary fibre.

Keratin gives hair its elasticity, its water permeability and its electrostatic properties. Keratin is not regenerated during the hair growth and it is therefore necessary to preserve it.

Under the action of hot irons the active ingredients of the treatment are sealed and imprisoned on the hair.

Damaged hair tends to break, it is dry, more electrostatic and harder to style. Healthy and protected, the hair is more manageable, soft, shiny and easy-to-style.

The smoothed fiber is coated, shiny and protected. Curless KERATINE products are completely animal products-free, the Research and Development department has carefully selected the best from nature and science.

What is formaldehyde and how can it affect my health?

Formaldehyde is a colourless, strong-smelling gas that presents a health hazard if workers are exposed to it. You can be exposed to formaldehyde if you breathe it into your lungs, if it gets into your eyes, or if it is contained in a product that gets onto your skin. You can also be exposed accidentally if you touch your face,

fast

the treatment can be completed in 2 Hours Maximum

EFFECTIVE

up to 3 months* OF EASY DAILY STYLING for your customer *when used with Cureless Keratine maintenance products

eat food, or drink after using a product containing formaldehyde without first washing your hands. It can irritate the eyes and nose, and cause coughing and wheezing. Formaldehyde is a “sensitizer,” which means that it can cause allergic reactions of the skin, eyes, and lungs such as asthma-like breathing problems and skin rashes and itching. When formaldehyde is in a product that gets sprayed into the eyes, it can damage the eyes and can cause blindness. It is also a cancer hazard. Formaldehyde is a health hazard, whether in a product or in the air.

is entirely safe to use and conforms to current legislation as it contains no formaldehyde, formaldehyde generators or paraben. trade enquiries: salon services limited / telephone 21 449 236 / email info@salonsmalta.com / web www.salonsmalta.com Look for Salon Services Malta

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At Mylene’s Salon we offer Big Sexy Hair products. One of our best sellers is the weather proof humidity resistant spray.Our team highly recommends this product since it is suitable for our humid country and it can be used on all types of hair. Client’s feedback is 100% performance and satisfaction.”

I haven’t had a client that wasn’t pleased with the product. All my prom and wedding styles have been sealed off, and no one has complained of flat or frazzled prom hair due to the humidity or heat. One client is already on her second bottle and loves the fact that her big wavy hair doesn’t grow by the hour when she’s applied it. It smells great and the product performs as promised..

TRADE ENQUIRIES: Scissors Systems St. Rita Street, Rabat. E. scissorssystems@onvol.net W. www.scissorsystems.com.mt M. 79709857 FIND US ON FACEBOOK: SCISSORS SYSTEMS 28

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Hair

Hair-raisingly fabulous

If you thought you were cutting edge... Then try these, and think again!

Kebelo

Kebelo System® represents the next generation of smoothing systems. This brand has created a system that eliminates frizz and increases shine and condition. In this way, it will give you as hair stylists the versatility to create and style wherever your imagination takes you. The great advantage is that it is a complete 1 hour treatment, is a same day washout and completed in one single session. It also gives you the opportunity to apply colour directly after the treatment. Kebelo System® has pioneered legislation in the category by ensuring that there is full transparency around safety.

KAMISoRI

In the hands of more celebrity hairdressers than any other brand, our innovative scissors are priced right and made from some of the finest materials available today; no other company combines such a diverse range of high quality metals with such unique craftsmanship. The end result is light-weight, ergonomic and perfectly balanced shears for fast, precise and smooth cutting. Each pair is cleverly constructed using results from years of study, research, testing and experience. During manufacturing, each pair goes through a series of 93 different careful steps to ensure the final result is nothing but perfection. KAMISORI’s senior craftsmen have been making hair cutting instruments for generations and to them, superior scissor making is a form of art that only certain individuals with extensive experience can master. Try KAMISORI risk free, you will fall in love at first cut!

awesome colors

The shiny hair colour from SexyHair conjures up brilliant, intense colour result. Thanks to the unique recipe with alkali resistant proteins, the hair is exceptionally gently coloured and brightened. The comfortable application meets all requirements of professional salons. Awesome Colors offer two ranges of colouring products. The Shot offers a uniform colour lift and an optimized, long-lasting binding of the hair colour which is possible even on porous ends and heavily damaged hair. The Silky Shine is one of the most diverse products of its class, thanks to the wide range of brilliant, terrarium tones. Last but not least is the Colour Refreshing Conditioner which offers 12 shades of colour refreshers together with care and protection. It also offers UV protection.

TRADE ENQUIRIES: Scissors Systems St. Rita Street, Rabat. E. scissorssystems@onvol.net W. www.scissorsystems.com.mt M. 79709857

Adee Phelan

The Adee Phelan range gives you the opportunity to remove permanent or semi-permanent hair colour. It simply reverses the hair colouring process and will get you back to your previous shade with no bleach or ammonia present in the product. The ultimate detox in a box. By removing any colour build-up as well as any damage caused by excess conditioner, styling products and serums, it strengthens the hair. This product can be used every third session of hair-dying. This will ensure the best results and it will reassure you to colour with complete confidence.

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Main Advantages:

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1. Easy Application

2. Heat is applied on Rinsed Hair, therefore no harmful smoky residues 3. The same product can be used to straighten or just remove frizz, depending on the processing time only 4. Backed by Excellent after care products 5. Available even in a one application size – guaranteed to love it if you test it! 6. Free application DVD on your first purchase


Hair

EXTREME HAIR SEMINAR excited & inspired hair professionals were asked to give their impressions of the extremes trading seminar

What did you learn at the Seminar?

In this seminar, expert advice highlighted new ways to enhance professional skills in hairdressing. This was inspirational!

How do you think these Seminars can help you in your career?

Seminars are both informative and essential to map out a career of continual growth and success, and they are an effective means to socialize and share ideas in this profession.

What do you find interesting in this new range of Angel hair products and GK hair straightening? This new range is just amazing! The organic shampoos and conditioners are expertly formulated using organic and plant based ingredients to make all types of hair shine and full of life. The GK system is also interesting in that with JUVEXIN, it is scientifically proven to protect and restore hair to its youthful state, so this system will improve the health of the hair, leaving it shiny and smooth for up to 5 months. Will you recommend these products to your clients? Oh yes for sure! At Paradise Zone Safi we have already recommended these products and also handed out samples which in return clients asked specifically for them.

Marthese Busuttil Testaferrata de Noto Paradise Zone hair & beauty lounge

I found the course to be very informative and well organized. The demonstration using GK products by Warren were professionally done. I would suggest to all my clients to use organic products as they will not harm neither the client nor the environment. I am very pleased with these products and feel very convinced about the new organic Angel products and will be happy to recommend these new products.

MARK STAFRaCE

I'm still a student and at school one does not learn everything, just basic techniques of colour and straightening. Thanks to the GK hair educator, Warren Doyle, I had the opportunity not just to learn how to apply the GK hair straightening product, but even to try it out and to be by his side during the demonstration. No toxic smell, so no harm to the hairdresser either. Thanks to Mark Stafrace, I had the opportunity to learn more about the colours that the Angel offers. The other thing I learned which is very important in this career is cutting and styling. It's not just cutting as we know it with normal wet hair, scissors and a comb, but in a total different way: On dry hair, with 2 or 3 scissors attached to each other.

Mario Borg

tutor for Angel Professional

Papilla HAIR Salon

We held a seminar about GK Hair Treatment and unveiled the full Angel Organic range, which includes treatments, shampoos and styling products, which all are made from natural ingredients mainly fruits and herbs. The Angel Organic is 89% organic and comes in 8 types of hair shampoos; coloured, dry and damaged, straight, curly, thinning, fine and limp, oily, dry scalp... Angel also has a special treatment for dandruff and oily hair. The Angel Moroccan Oil is a treatment for really damaged hair. Constituents in the Angel Organic range are: verbena for oily scalp, orange flower for coloured hair, lavender for fine limp hair, rosemary for hair loss prevention, green tea for dandruff prevention, rose for curly hair and grapefruit for straight hair. Our clientele gave us a very positive feedback after trying these products.

Joseph camilleri trade enquiries for angel hair products & LAKME • Extremes Trading, Triq it-Taghlim, Fgura T. 21660795 E. info@salonuser.com

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s t c u d o r P a p Beauty & S

MASSU

MASSAGE CANDLE Indulge your skin with this unique massage candle made of all natural oils. After lighting the candle, it will gradually transform into a warm, fragrant and moisturizing massage oil that can be applied directly to the skin. A real treat for the body and a delight to the senses. MASSU Massage Candles are available in five delicious fragrances: sweet chocolate, vanilla cream, wild cherry blossom, forbidden fruit, fresh green tea. Distributed by: Makiba Essence M. 99443761 / info@makibaessence.com

KANZAH BeautĂŠ

Sublime Intensive Eye Cream Treatment Special Offer on Salon Sizes

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SPA PRODUCTS

Combining natural botanicals with the power of advanced body care technology, get fresh SPA offers a complete line of luxurious and aromatic spastrength body products that target dry and aging skin. Our SPA products are formulated without parabens, synthetic dyes, or sodium lauryl/laureth sulfates. Available from CMS Bella T: 21647858 - info@cmsbella.com

Maintains optimum hydration level of the area around the eyes and has anti age that minimizes wrinkles and expression lines and reshape and firm the area. Improves skin textures this area which is more smooth, firm and relaxed. Available from Demar Beauty Clinic Tel: (+356) 21 579 810 info@demarbeautysupplies.com


Beauty

Épi-Last

A new era in permanent hair removal has begun. Keeping skin smooth and hair free can take a lot of time and effort. And the existing permanent hair removal methods are often not suitable for all skin types and hair colours.

The advantages of the Épi-Last system • • • • • • • • • • • •

Effective for all Fitzpatrick skin types Effective for all hair colours Best working solution for removing downy facial hairs Suitable for all parts of the body Épi-Last Serums do not increase sun exposure risk Organic active ingredients Paraben free Oil and cream free Application of the Épi-Last serums is painless Cost effective, safer and a more active solution than any other permanent hair removal product Winner of “Best newcomer in the cosmetics industry” award. (Wellness Fair, Kortrijk, Belgium 2009) Épi-Last has been tried and tested successfully for several years in selected European countries

Extensive Swiss microbiological research has resulted in an innovative permanent hair removal method that is suitable for everybody:

Épi-Last. Revolutionary permanent hair removal with organic enzyme technology. Using only natural enzymes like those that already exist in the human body, Épi-Last is a safe and effective method to permanently remove unwanted facial and body hair on an organic basis. It is even suitable for specific zones like the eyebrows, which cannot be treated safely by IPL and Laser. Unwanted hairs are removed with our special oil free Crystal Wax, which only sticks to the hairs and not the skin. The Enzyme Serums enter the empty hair follicle and convert the germinative cells into amino-acids. These amino acids are transported harmlessly through the lymphatic system. This process ensures that the cells responsible for hair growth can’t produce any more hair.

Contact us now for more information T. 21 424401/2/3 / E. info@biocaremalta.com / www.epi-last.com

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INTENSE PULSED LIGHT (IPL) Fast • Efficient • Painless • Affordable Very Low Running Costs Lamp's life time: 200,000 Flashes minimum Minimum time between pulses 0.5sec 1 lamp for all treatments

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Ideal for

Hair Removal Pigmentation Vascular Skin Rejuvenation Acne

Active IPL is also available to rent.

Crystal-512

Lamp's Life Time 200,000 Flashes Minimum Max Output Power 4,000 Watts

Optima-518 Lamp's Life Time 200,000 Flashes Minimum Minimum time between pulses 0.5sec Max Output Power 4,000 Watts

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Trade Enquiries: CMS Bella, 56 ‘Frontenac’, Vjal ix-Xarolla, Zurrieq, ZRQ 1611 Malta T. (+356) 2164 7858 • M. (+356) 7964 7858 • E. info@cmsbella.com • www.cmsbella.com


Beauty

Active Optima IPL in Action. & Aging Skin Rejuvenation Spots Pigmentation

Deep Follicles & Obstinate Hair

Deep hair follicles are found, on the back and chest when it comes to men, whereas in women, it is found at the back of the upper thighs. Quite a number of sessions are required to get rid of such hair follicles with other IPL and Laser machines as much of the energy is scattered on the skin. But with OPTIMA 518, because of the GEM-PL Technology (Geometrical Energy Management) working under the skin and because of a special Deep Hair Follicle program, fantastic results are obtained in less sessions. Hence less costs for the client. OPTIMA 518 uses special hair removal techniques to remove very LIGHT AND BLOND HAIR mainly on women’s upper lip surface. It also has a special program to treat people with SKIN SENSITIVITY TO LIGHT.

The number of melanocytes is the same in all people, differences in skin colour are due mainly to the amount of pigment these cells produce and disperse to keratinocytes. Some people have freckles due to the accumulation of melanin. As one grows older, age spots may develop. These flat blemishes look like freckles and range in colour from light brown to black. With OPTIMA 518, very good results are achieved after two to four treatments.

For more information kindly contact: CMS Bella, 56 ‘Frontenac’, Vjal ix-Xarolla, Zurrieq Malta 21647858 / 79647858 • info@cmsbella.com • www.cmsbella.com

The OPTIMA 518 uses specific light intensity doze and broadband wavelengths that enable it to stimulate the cells to produce more collagen and induces collagen and elastic tissue synthesis, which results in the rejuvenation of the skin. This procedure can be done every two to three weeks. OPTIMA 518 is fast, efficient, painless and affordable with very low running costs. Plus great PROVEN RESULTS.

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Makiba Essence M. 99443761 • E. info@makibaessence.com www.ingridhealthandbeauty.com


Beauty

1day Seminar

After the great success of BioAttiva Renuva grape treatment, Makiba Essence is now introducing Prevage. Three beautiful effective anti-aging treatments and products that will compliment Renuva, giving you and your clients the best possible combination of new technology ingredients with highly effective techniques. Prevage makes beauty therapy fun, interesting and keeps you highly motivated in your workplace. A new modern way to work. Seminar is to be held on the 8th October at the Hilton Hotel from 09.00 till 17.00

For bookings and more information contact Ingrid on 9944 3761

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A treasure for your skin Trade Enquiries: Demar Beauty Clinic, Labour Avenue, Naxxar, Malta Tel: (+356) 21 579 810 | info@demarbeautysupplies.com www.demarbeautysupplies.com 38

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BACK to School...

Beauty

for the Beauty Students….

check out these portable and easy to carry beauty kits by Strictly Professional Warm Wax Kit

1 x 1000cc Wax Heater 2 x Luxury Warm Wax 425g 1 x Pk Fabric Strips 1 x Pk Disposable Spatulas 1 x Pre Wax Lotion 500ml 1 x After Wax Lotion 500ml 1 x Wax Equipment Cleaner 500ml

Facial Care Kit Normal/Dry Skin

1 x Cleanser 150ml 1 x Toner 150ml 1 x Moisturiser 150ml 1 x Hydrating Mask 100ml 1 x Facial Brush 1 x Pink Cosmetic Sponge - Large

Facial Care Kit Sensitive Skin

1 x Cleanser 150ml 1 x Toner 150ml 1 x Moisturiser 150ml 1 x Gentle Facial Mask 100ml 1 x Facial Brush 1 x Pink Cosmetic Sponge - Large

Student Wax Kit

1 x 500cc Wax Heater 2 x Luxury Warm Wax 425g 1 x Pk Fabric Strips 1 x Pk Disposable Spatulas 1 x Pre Wax Lotion 500ml 1 x After Wax Lotion 500ml 1 x Wax Equipment Cleaner 500ml

1 x Flexi-Wax 600g 1 x After Wax Lotion 500ml 1 x Pre Wax Lotion 500ml 1 x After Wax Oil 500ml 1 x Wax Equipment Cleaner 500ml 1 x Pk Disposable Spatulas

1 x Black Tint 15ml 1 x Brown Tint 15ml 1 x Blue/Black Tint 15ml 1 x Grey Tint 15ml 1 x Pack 96 Protective Sheets 1 x Tint Developer 50ml 1 x Tinting Brush 1 x Tinting Dish

Facial Care Kit

Oily/Combination Skin 1 x Cleanser 150ml 1 x Toner 150ml 1 x Moisturiser 150ml 1 x Deep Cleansing Mask 100ml 1 x Facial Brush 1 x Pink Cosmetic Sponge - Large

Face Mask Starter Kit

Brazilian Wax Pack

Eyelash Tinting Kit

1 x Rose Water 150ml 1 x Witch Hazel 150ml 1 x Magnesium Carbonate 50g 1 x Calamine Powder 120g 1 x Fullers Earth 100g 1 x Kaolin 120g 1 x Fine Oatmeal 180g 1 x 4" Bowl, 1 x Mask Brush 1 x Pack 2 Mask Removing Sponges & mixing instructions

Facial Care Kit with Collagen

Pedicure Care Kit 1 x 150ml Pedi Bath 1 x 150ml Pedi Mist 1 x 100ml Pedi Lotion 1 x 100ml Pedi Exfoliant 1 x 100ml Pedi Mask 1 x Callous File 1 x Pk Toe Separators

Manicure Care Kit

1 x 150ml Creamy Cuticle Remover 1 x 100ml Hand Lotion 1 x 150ml Non Acetone Nail Polish Remover 1 x 100ml Manicure Mask 1 x 60ml Cuticle Massage Cream 1 x Rubber Ended Hoof Stick 1 x 3-Way Buffer-Large

1 x Cleanser 150ml 1 x Toner 150ml 1 x Moisturiser 150ml 1 x Gel Mask 100ml 1 x Facial Brush 1 x Pink Cosmetic Sponge - Large

Demar Beauty Clinic T. 21579810 M.99429576 E. info@demarbeautysupplies.com • www.demarbeautysupplies.com

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Sublime Intensive Eye Cream Treatment Maintains optimum hydration level of the area around the eyes and has anti age that minimizes wrinkles and expression lines and reshape and firm the area. Improves skin textures this area which is more smooth, firm and relaxed.

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Adee Phelan HAIR COLOUR REMOVER Buy3 &

Get1 free

Terms & conditions apply

Adee Phelan range gives you the opportunity to remove permanent or semi-permanent hair colour. It simply reverses the hair colouring process and will get you back to your previous shade with no bleach or ammonia present in the product. The ultimate detox in a box. By removing any colour build-up as well as any damage caused by excess conditioner, styling products and serums, it strengthens the hair. This product can be used every third session of hair-dying. This will ensure the best results and it will re assure you to colour with complete confidence. TRADE ENQUIRIES: Scissors Systems St. Rita Street, Rabat. scissorssystems@onvol.net www.scissorsystems.com.mt 79709857

T. 21660795 E. info@salonuser.com

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cause we care for your nails

Offer 1

Starter kit

Primer Pencil 7.5ml Base Gel 30ml Base Beige (Camouflage) 30ml Pink Builder 30ml French White 30ml Finishing Gel 30ml Nail Cleaner 125ml Normal price €129.84 Offer Price: €80.00

Schwarzkopf professional is now offering special incentive packages. For more information contact on 21437415 or e-mail info@gfsltd.com

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Lamp's Life Time 200,000 Flashes Minimum Minimum time between pulses 0.5sec Max Output Power 4,000 Watts

SAVE: €28.93 excl. VAT

On Semi-Permanent Courses & Starter Kit Date of course will be agreed with the student. The course will be done on one-to-one basis. This course will be carried out by Ms. Sina Spiteri, official Instructor of Ecuri Cosmetics BV. An International Diploma will be awarded to the successful candidates.

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There is a choice of two machines, which give hair strokes simulation. The Derma Medical 1 makes the hair strokes finer than the Symphony II.

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