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This guide will help you to find and use all the available useful sources to help you get just what you need fast!

Starting Your Search

Here you can access helpful catalogue searches, where we've completed some of the first steps to get you started in your searching.

Featured database

WGSN Beauty - a trend forecasting resource providing unique in-depth coverage of consumer, lifestyle and product design trends across all beauty categories, for developing iconic and sustainable products and services.


This is just a selection of the thousands of ebooks available

Job Outlook - Beauty Therapists

Detailed information about transferable skills and career pathways under the following tabs: Prospects, Pathways, Skills & Knowledge, Work Environment.

Beauty Therapy: Your Career Toolkit for 2021

A beginner's guide to beauty therapist careers, how to build a successful career in the beauty industry. Contains 5 chapters.

Professional Beauty 

Business magazine for the Australian beauty industry, published bi-monthly. Contains business and industry profiles, marketing tips, working with social media, networking, new product information, skin and beauty advice.

Beauty & Aesthetics Databases

PubMed is a free resource supporting the search and retrieval of biomedical and life sciences literature with the aim of improving health - both globally and personally.

To run a live PubMed search for full-text journal articles, on Skin Care, from the last 10 years, click here

PubMed User Guide and FAQs

New Beauty and Aesthetics Items

Ready to Own a Salon?

Parkland, T. (2021).

Atlas of Dermatology : Inflammatory, Infectious and Tumoral Skin Diseases

Motta, A., González Luis Fernando, García Gonzalo, Guzmán Jennifer, Prada, L., Herrera, H., & Rolon, M. (2022).


Comstock, J., & Gold, M. H. (Eds.). (2021). 

The make-up manual.

Potter-Dixon, L. (2017).

Skin and Psyche

Klas, N., & Anna, Z. (Eds.) (2016)

Cutaneous photoaging

Watson, R. E. B., & Griffiths, C. E. M. (Eds.). (2019)

Rook's Textbook of Dermatology

Griffiths, C. (2016)