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The following databases cover a huge range of subjects including articles related to beauty and body therapy.
Science Direct(external link)
Scientific articles and book chapters, including some material on beauty/body therapies.
Gale Interactive - Human Anatomy(external link)
Users can manipulate and explore 3D models, allowing you to better visualise and understand human anatomy. For accessing this database, Chrome browser is preferred
Health and Wellness Resource Centre(external link)
Provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.
LinkedIn Learning(external link)
LinkedIn Learning provides access to many useful resources on creative industries(external link). It also includes relevant learning resources on Business(external link) and technology.(external link)
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.
The Costume Gallery(external link)
Provides photos, illustrations and information on the history of hair and fashion.
DermNet NZ: the dermatology resource(external link)
Skin diseases, conditions and treatment for patients and their health professionals.
L'Oreal Paris(external link)
The world's largest cosmetics and beauty company. Concentrating on hair colour and care, skin care, sun protection, make-up, and perfumes.
Massage New Zealand(external link)
Promotes the benefits of massage, lists registered massage therapists and supports professional massage therapists throughout New Zealand.
Melanoma New Zealand(external link)
Melanoma New Zealand’s website provides information about different aspects of melanoma, a form of skin cancer.
New Zealand Association of Registered Beauty Therapists(external link)
Includes a section(external link) on Code of Ethics(external link) and health and safety guidelines for beauty therapy clinics, spas and training establishments.
Salons Direct(external link)
One of the leading UK blogs for hair and beauty professionals.
Useful resources including how to videos(external link) to protect oneself from high levels of ultra-violet radiation in New Zealand. Resources on skin cancer(external link) are also helpful.
Worksafe New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator.
For more resources on health related information, please check out our nursing programme area section
Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.