The year 2020 kickstarted with opportunites galore in the hair and beauty industry. Social media is continuing to call the shots and directly impacting the dynamics of the industry. When it comes to innovation, the sky is the limit, thanks to global collaborations, access to international ramp and beauty shows, to name a few.
While potential and competition go hand in hand, it is mandatory for professionals to stay updated on the latest trends and techniques in hair and make-up that are being introduced in the industry. To learn first hand, we spoke to several veterans in the industry like Nitin Manchanda from Wella Professionals, Rizwan Ahmed from Streax Pro, Audrey D’souza from TIGI, Petra Strand of Pixi, Aashmeen Munjaal of Star Salon & Academy, Anupama Katyal from Lakmé, among others. In the Hair section, we present Alexander Kirilyuk, Creative Director, SK Style Barcelona salon. He is highly quali ed in this space and has conceived several hair services with a young and innovative spirit. Vipul Jain, CEO, Advancells, focuses on providing cutting-edgeStem Cell Therapies for patients with life-threatening ailments and lifestyle-related maladies. In this issue, he shares how stem cells can help restore hair loss. Also, we bring to you products that are doing the rounds like Serie Expert Nutrifier by L’Oréal Professionnel – it offers advanced home care solutions to end bad hair days; Biolage SmoothProof, from MATRIX, transforms unmanageable and frizzy hair into silky smooth hair with shine; also MATRIX launches Wonder Color Ammonia Free with 25 rich and caring shades; Fusio-Scrub byKérastase, offers deep cleansing of the scalp and hair using sensorial essential oils.
In the Beauty section, we have Delhi-based Meghna Sharma, independent make-up artist, who shares her insights on the line and talks about her mother’s in uence that made her choose this profession. Dipali Mathur Dayal, Co-Founder of Super Smelly, shares insights on the importance of gender neutral cosmetics in the present times. Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi, MD and Consultant Dermatologist and Specialist Hair Transplant Surgeon at Medlinks, shares vital information on Dermapen4, available exclusively at Medlinks in Gurugram which is the world’s rst digital and bluetooth microneedling platform.
Another veteran Kanta Motwani and Pooja Desai share a detailed description of the courses offered at Kromakay Academy. In Spa Focus, we present the visual grandeur of Sohum Spa, located at Novotel Goa Dona Sylvia Resort. The layout of this spa is in uenced by Portugese architecture. In Wellness View, we feature Ajoy Biswas, Spa Manager at Tamaya Spa, Jaypee Greens Golf and Spa Resort in Greater Noida, shares his views on the wellness industry, and more. All this and lot more in this issue. Keep yourself updated on everything new in the industry and keep liking and sharing on Facebook and Instagram.