Beauty brands from your childhood
Tickles & Giggles, is Dubai’s glamorous answer to children’s entertainment. The popular children’s spa offers manicures, pedicures, facials and hair styling tips for young kids.
Why it matters
As consumers become more demanding of entertainment choice, it seems they also want the same level of variety for their children. But does this search for novelty mean children are growing up too fast? The children at this spa are offered several choices of different products to accompany their treatments. Does this mean that kids will grow up associating specific brands with their fondest childhood memories, and if so will they be more likely to grow up as loyal users?
London salon Daniel Hersheson has developed a shine product that lasts long after you next wash your hair. The clear serum has been designed to impart an ‘at-home’, salon-quality shine. Apply it after shampooing, leave on for five minutes, then rinse off before applying conditioner.
The manufacturer equates the product to ‘the equivalent of applying a shiny top coat to the nails’, promising the results should last for up to five washes.
Ordinary inkjet printers are being turned into 3D printers that can print human skin cells onto wounds such as burns. Being able to print a perfect match to someone’s healthy skin, this new kind of printing could be a future alternative to skin grafts and may even enter the health and beauty category.