Glitterbels X Creative Academy

Glitterbels partners with Irish distributor, Creative Academy

By Rebecca Hitchon | 11 January 2023

Glitterbels partners with Irish distributor, Creative Academy The Staffordshire-based nail brand is now distributed exclusively in Ireland by Dublin-based company, Creative Academy. Glitterbels’ range of colour and glitter acrylic powders, hema-free gel polish, brush-on builder gel, loose glitter and essentials is the newest addition to Creative Academy’s portfolio of professional nail…

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domestic violence beauty industry

Revealed: the organisations educating Irish beauty pros about domestic abuse

By Rebecca Hitchon | 17 November 2021

According to EU research, one in four women in a relationship in Ireland have been abused by a current or former partner. To help hair and beauty pros recognise signs of domestic abuse and action appropriately, a campaign by Women’s Aid and the Hair and Beauty Industry Confederation (HABIC) has…

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Coronavirus: Ireland’s lockdown extended to 5 April

By Chloe Randall | 24 February 2021

The lockdown restrictions in Ireland will remain in force until 5 April, meaning non-essential businesses such as hair and beauty salons will remain closed. The Irish government has decided to take a cautious approach to easing its lockdown, arguing that its aim is the long-term suppression of the virus. In…

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Nearly half of generation Z would consider a career in beauty

By Sophie Nutt | 4 September 2019

A new survey commissioned by CIDESCO, the world standard for beauty and spa therapy, has found that nearly half (42%) of the Generation Z respondents would consider a career in beauty. The survey asked current Irish school leavers to rank their top interests, with results revealing make-up and beauty coming…

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