Professional Skincare 2017 Survey Report

The report for this survey is available to buy now for just £150 + VAT. The survey report provides details of how each question was answered and provides expert analysis and comment on the results.

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Report Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Survey methodology
  3. What makes a salon owner choose a particular brand of skincare?
  4. How important is training when choosing a skincare range?
  5. What is the most important feature of a skincare brand?
  6. How do therapists prefer to order skincare?
  7. What are the most popular brands of professional skincare?
    1. Table of the most popular skincare brands
    2. Brands vs. Suppliers
    3. Length of time with the brand
    4. Which other skincare brands were considered?
  8. Attitudes towards retailing
  9. Factors that would help retailing
  10. What are the most common client skin concerns?
  11. Further information

Appendix 1 – Survey Questionnaire



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