John Lewis launches first ever virtual beauty tech department for salon treatments at home

Andrew M. Santos
John Lewis & Partners has launched a new Beauty Tech department with new brands, including MZ Skin and Foreo. (John Lewis & Partners)
John Lewis & Partners has launched a new Beauty Tech department with new brands, including MZ Skin and Foreo. (John Lewis & Partners)

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John Lewis & Partners is one of the go-to shopping destination for those looking to buy beauty and skincare, as well as fashion items, home furniture and tech gadgets.

But the longstanding department store has now upped the ante and has launched its first ever beauty tech department.

The store has teamed up with big skincare brands, including Sarah Chapman, Foreo and MZ Skin, and is now stocking their high tech specialist skincare tools.

The new launch allows customers to treat themselves to the equipment used in professional treatments, which would usually

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At-home beauty treatments giving a third of women ‘disaster’ results, poll claims

Andrew M. Santos
In recent months, women have typically attempted two beauty treatments at home: Getty
In recent months, women have typically attempted two beauty treatments at home: Getty

More than a third of women have experienced a bad beauty experience while attempting DIY treatments at home – including wonky eyebrows, streaky tan and green hair.

A study of 2,000 found fringe trims, leg waxing and applying eyelashes are among the things they have tried to carry out themselves.

But for 34 per cent it only resulted in disaster – including shaving off eyebrows, upper lip burns caused by hair removal cream and DIY highlights resulting in green hair.

Other respondents said they have experienced streaky fake tans, stubborn wax which wouldn’t come off their skin and reactions to homemade face masks.

As a result, 33 per cent ended up having to see a professional to get their mishap fixed.

Kim Priest from centre:mk, which commissioned the research, said: “The desire to get that feel good

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