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28/07/2015 10:38

7Seconds to Beautiful, Glossy Hair

7Seconds by UNITE is an anti-humectant shine spray that’s not only dry and airy, but provides the ultimate thermal protection and long lasting shine. Heavenly!
24/07/2015 12:37

Olaplex has arrived at Simon Webster Hair

Simon Webster Hair Team is proud to announce that they are one of the first salons in the UK to become an official Olaplex salon, using this revolutionary new technology to protect your hair
24/07/2015 10:58

Creative Excellence for Simon Webster Hair

Simon Webster Hair is extremely proud to be a member of the prestigious Fellowship for British Hairdressing – Creative Excellence
24/07/2015 10:37

Mizani Afro Look Award Winner

Simon Webster Hair Team is thrilled to announce that we have WON the 2015 MIZANI AFRO LOOK AWARD from L’Oreal!!
24/07/2015 10:22

Love Supreme 2015

Simon Webster Hair Team had the privilege of styling backstage again at Love Supreme Festival 2015. This year we had the pleasure of styling even more of our icons and inspirational musical creatives......
24/07/2015 09:46

Buff Beards Buy British

It’s always good to support some home-grown talent, so why not spend your bucks where they count, on British brands and get a buff groomed beard into the bargain!
23/07/2015 10:10

Meet the New LEAP Ahead Team Members

Schwarzkopf Professional’s training programme LEAP Ahead is now into its second year, and with a new year comes a brand new team of talented and passionate hairdressers who are ready to take their next career step and get ahead of the rest
23/07/2015 09:44

M World Editorial for Nicky Oliver

Enjoying both national and international acclaim, Nicky is often requested to appear in seminars around the globe to showcase his spectacular avant-garde work, and here M World highlights some of Nicky’s most ambitious collections, displaying his incredible skill and talent
13/07/2015 09:46

Finalists Announced for the Scottish Hair and Beauty Awards

80 individuals and businesses within the Scottish Hair & Beauty sector have been shortlisted for a gong at their annual bash being held in Glasgow, on Sunday 23rd August
08/07/2015 09:00

Cracking the Colour Code..... Live!

The Schwarzkopf Professional Colour Decoded tour reached its final stop last night and wowed the crowds at East Wintergarden in London’s Canary Wharf
07/07/2015 13:52

Sea Breeze

Holidays are great, you look forward to them all year, but if you want to evoke that last great getaway, then using a product you used when on holiday is a good way to do it. Or if you’re short of bucks this year, get that holiday feeling with these sea scented grooming products
06/07/2015 14:36

HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2015 Finalists Announced

The finalists for HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2015 have been confirmed, after two days of intensive judging from a panel of business brains and industry experts
06/07/2015 13:03

Neville Ramsay on Stage for milk_shake Newcastle Show

An audience of 200 descended on the Marriott Newcastle this week to see the milk_shake team, including milk_shake ambassador Neville Ramsay and artistic team members Shelley Pengilly and Josie Deex, present their latest cut and colour collection
06/07/2015 09:28

milk_shake at Glastonbury

milk_shake transformed Glastonbury festival-goers into happy campers when they pitched up with The Pop Up Salon… and what a week it was!
03/07/2015 10:42

Debbie G Launches Indola Smart Street Style Collection

Renowned trainer Debbie G launched the gorgeous Smart Street Style Collection from Indola to hairdressers from across the UK at Alan Howard on the 30th June
02/07/2015 13:41

Minty Freshness for milk_shake

This summer’s must-have is milk_shake’s Sensorial Mint Spray, a cooling, refreshing and hydrating water spray with organic mint extract
02/07/2015 13:16

It’s Best Dressed for Aquarius Hair Design

Aquarius Hair Design in Earlston was honoured to receive the title of Best Dressed Window in the Earlston Civic Week
26/06/2015 14:17

Gifted Young Hairdresser Wins L’Oréal Professionnel Young Colourist Award

Olivia Nevill from Ashley Gamble Ltd, Shifnal has been chosen as one of Britain’s eight most talented and exciting young hairdressers from across the country. Olivia has won the highly acclaimed North Western region Young Colourist of the Year 
25/06/2015 10:11

Introducing New Anti-Ageing Range, INNARAH Skincare

INNARAH skincare formulations work in cooperation with the skin's immune system. Created using un-buffered glycolic acid and a unique bio-fermentation process, INNARAH repairs and rejuvenates the skin
25/06/2015 08:27

Enzorosario Hit Backstage

Christian Esposito of Enzorosario in Godalming was selected for the men’s brand GO24.7 session team at London Collections Men in June. Along with his team mates, the show was headed by Antony Rawlings for Richard James Spring/Summer 16
24/06/2015 08:37

Wales’ Finest Hairdressing Competition Winner Announced

Hairdressers, barbers and beauticians of all abilities have gone head-to-head in this year’s Wales’ Finest open hairdressing and beauty championships, which took place on June 14th at Y PLAS, Cardiff
23/06/2015 14:40

Introducing Red Anchor

Red Anchor creates premium quality male grooming products, blended with only the finest organic natural oils and extracts ideal for gents home grooming, barbers, stylists or hairdresser kits
23/06/2015 11:52

Style it Like Cara Delevingne with UNITE

UNITE’s European Art Director, Daniel Jordan was caught on camera with Cara Delevingne as he tended to her locks during her Paper Towns film promotion tour
22/06/2015 08:12

Manchester Hairdresser Finalises for Leading UK Award

Rosie Binns of Ethos Hairdressing in Chorlton has been named one of the UK’s brightest young stars aged 30 and under after reaching the finals in the IT Girl category of national hairdressing competition, The It List
19/06/2015 09:31

Trevor Sorbie Launches Barbershop

Trevor Sorbie has announced the launch of their first Barbershop, located at the brand’s newly opened Richmond salon
19/06/2015 09:05

Finalists Announced for the It List Awards

Industry title Creative HEAD Magazine has announced the shortlist for The It List Awards 2015
18/06/2015 10:55

milk_shake Holds International Summer Trend Event

Luxury Italian professional salon brand, milk_shake hosted their annual conference where salons from the UK joined stylists from Spain, Portugal, Italy and beyond at a luxury spa hotel
18/06/2015 08:24

Creative Head Most Wanted Finalists Announced

The finalists have been announced for Creative Head’s Most Wanted Awards. And the finalists are............
16/06/2015 14:00

A Platinum Win for Shelley Pengilly

On Sunday June 14th, ‘Women’s Stylist of the Year’ Shelley Pengilly and her glamorous model Jessica Verity travelled off to Birmingham to take part in the ghd Platinum Uncovered Tour
16/06/2015 08:00

Gwent Salon is Finalist in Welsh Hair and Beauty Awards

A Newport hair salon is delighted after reaching the final of the Welsh Hair and Beauty Awards. MJ’s Hair & Beauty in the Celtic Springs Business Park has been shortlisted in the Hair Salon of the Year and Stylist of the Year award categories after they were nominated by clients
15/06/2015 14:21

Fanboo Raise Awareness and Money in Aid of Prostate Cancer

The team at Fanboo in Sudbury recently held a charity event at the salon on Friday 5th June in aid of prostate cancer
15/06/2015 09:15

Paul Edmonds Team up with Joshua Kane

The Paul Edmonds team were appointed hair experts at Joshua Kane’s fashion show: Grand Illusion. The SS16 men’s collection runway show took place at Old Spitalfields Market, London on Thursday 11th June
12/06/2015 09:13

Amy-Nuala from Ciente on her Talent Scout Entry

Hair magazine caught up with Talent Scout runner-up, Amy-Nuala from Ciente to talk about what inspired her to enter the Hair Awards, her career to date and future ambitions....
12/06/2015 08:17

Schwarzkopf Colour Decoded Roadshow

The Schwarzkopf Professional Colour Decoded Roadshow has been a massive hit, and with the majority of the next tour’s tickets already sold, it’s an opportunity you really don’t want to miss out on! 
11/06/2015 15:18

Shelley Pengilly Takes to the Stage at Hair Club Live

Open Chair Night is all about giving creative stylists the opportunity to shine, share and inspire. And on Sunday 6th June, Shelley Pengilly did just that, taking to the stage with model Celdice and a head full of ideas
11/06/2015 10:23

Hair at The Lounge

After ten successful years, Hair at The Lounge in Truro, Cornwall was in need of a complete reinvention. So to celebrate the salon’s tenth birthday, a colourful, contemporary and exciting transformation took place
10/06/2015 10:10

Shaping Futures Announces New Volunteers

Schwarzkopf Professional Shaping Futures Project Manager, Tiffany McLean has named her new team who will be heading out to Jordan in July
09/06/2015 10:24

The Results Are In!

From hundreds of entries, Salon Business has selected the finalists for each of the categories in the Salon Business Awards
09/06/2015 09:56

Kink Host HAIRathon 2015

The team at Kink Hair Salon in Mill Hill, London hosted HAIRathon 2015 in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital
09/06/2015 09:26

Aquarius Hair Design Shortlisted in the Business Awards 2015

Aquarius Hair Design are celebrating this week after being shortlisted in two categories in a prestigious national award
09/06/2015 09:02

The Butterfly House Assist at Alfaparf Training

Laura Armstrong and the team at The Butterfly House helped out Alan Kevil and Paul Stafford at an Alfaparf seminar on the 11th May
09/06/2015 08:05

Local Salon Shortlisted For Prestigious Industry Award

The team at Jason Hall Hairdressing is celebrating this week after winning through as a finalist in a prestigious national award
08/06/2015 11:03

Local Salon Shortlisted For Prestigious Industry Award

The team at Enzorosario is celebrating this week after winning through as a finalist in a prestigious national award
08/06/2015 10:39

UNITE Appoints Daniel Jordan as European Art Director

UNITE is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Jordan to the role of UNITE European Art Director
05/06/2015 09:29

Finalists Announced for the Welsh Hair and Beauty Awards 2015

After receiving a tremendous number of nominations from across Wales, the finalists for the second annual Welsh Hair and Beauty Awards 2015 have been compiled
05/06/2015 08:31

HOB Salons Temple Fortune Raise over £5,000 for MS Society

One for the gents, HOB Salons Temple Fortune took a new approach to their fundraising on Tuesday the 2nd of June by hosting a whiskey tasting evening at their North London based salon
03/06/2015 13:26

Don’t Suffer in Silence

Trichologist Trisha Buller was invited onto the famous sofa of ITV’s This Morning to tell all about National Hair Loss Awareness Month
02/06/2015 14:56

Vocational Qualifications Key to Hair Salon’s Future Success

Organised by the Welsh Government’s Department for Education and Skills (DfES), the National Training Federation for Wales (NTfW) and CollegesWales, the VQ Awards help to showcase individuals and organisations that have raised the standard of the services they offer as a result of vocational qualifications
02/06/2015 10:44

Prevent and Correct with SkinCeuticals

Pigmentation: Easy to acquire, tricky to erase. Caused by UV exposure and hormonal changes, skin can start to develop signs of discolouration
02/06/2015 10:04

My New Hair Seminars

A mynewhair stylist provides advice and information to the public and the healthcare profession. We train and support a national network of independent salon professionals that care for people suffering from medical hair loss
26/05/2015 12:56

Hairdresser Siobhán Head and Shoulders Above the Opposition

A Galway hairdresser has been recognised as one of Ireland’s top professional hairstylists following her success at reaching the UK and Ireland Final of the hairdressing industry’s most prestigious competition, the Wella Professionals TrendVision Award 2014, in the Young Talent Category
26/05/2015 08:59

Front Cover Debut for Alice’s Beauty Clinic

Alice’s Beauty Clinic in Ballymena, County Antrim recently made its front cover debut on the May 2015 issue of Ulster Tatler
21/05/2015 14:23

Fight the Frizz with Lee Stafford

It’s not often that Victoria Beckham has a hair dilemma, but it just goes to show humidity can get the best of everyone – even if you do have a personal hairstylist with you everywhere you go!
21/05/2015 11:47

Nelson Brown Joins the Kadus Professional Roadshow

The Kadus Professional Roadshow arrived at Hennessy’s in County Cork, Ireland on the 18th May, featuring guest artist and fashion week stylist, Nelson Brown
21/05/2015 10:32

Trae Corbett Judges the Wella TrendVision Southern Heats 2015

Trae Corbett, Head Stylist at browns in Dumfries, took to the judging panel for this year’s Wella TrendVision Southern Heats in London
20/05/2015 13:14

milk_shake Hair Join Pop-up Hotel at Glastonbury

milk_shake will be back at The Pop-up Hotel for the second year at Glastonbury (24th – 28th June, 2015), so festival goers can get that salon feeling without even leaving the fields…
19/05/2015 14:59

Supermodel Ana Beatriz Barros Visits Jack Howard for Cannes Red Carpet Colour

Jack Howard at Paul Edmonds, colourist to the likes of Poppy and Chloe Delevingne, Gillian Anderson and Suki Waterhouse, had Ana Beatriz Barros in his chair ahead of her red carpet appearances in Cannes
19/05/2015 08:06

The British Hairdresser of the Year 2015 Nominees have been Announced

The nominees for HJ’s British Hairdresser of the Year 2015 have been announced – with eight of the industry’s most-respected names now set to battle it out for the number one accolade in hairdressing
19/05/2015 07:54

Not Only Hair

On Sunday 7th June, The Old Market in Brighton is hosting Not Only Hair, an artistic event featuring the collaboration of specialists and performers from around the world across different fields of expression, with a majority of the work being from the hair industry
15/05/2015 10:16

milk_shake Go Back In Time For VE Day Celebrations

As part of last week’s VE Day celebrations, z.one concept UK Education Manager, Josie Deex was enlisted by a local hotel chain in Essex to give the staff a suitably 40s style makeover
13/05/2015 14:31

Jack Howard Named UK Colour Ambassador for Viviscal Professional

Jack Howard, International hair colourist to the likes of Gillian Anderson, Poppy Delevingne and Suki Waterhouse, is the new UK Colour Ambassador for Viviscal Professional
13/05/2015 14:19

Celebrating 130 Years of a Truly Pioneering Spirit

With a history steeped in rich heritage, this year Bronnley celebrates 130 years, marking the milestone with the introduction of SAVAGE FLOWER, a truly innovative limited edition Eau de Parfum, created to pay homage to the pioneering spirit of the brand
13/05/2015 13:16

UNITE Unleash Smooth and Shine

UNITES’s SMOOTH&SHINE does more than just style. This nutrient rich cream contains argan oil, which provides UV and thermal protection, crushed pearl powder that mineralizes your hair, and Hawaiian white honey to moisturise for soft, healthy hair with beautiful shine
13/05/2015 11:10

Your Summer Hair Sorted

Everybody loves the sunshine – that little ray of Vitamin D that makes you feel fantastic and everything in the world seem wonderful. But when you’re slathering on the sun cream in an effort to protect your skin and get that glorious summer glow, you also need to remember that it’s just as important to protect your hair.
13/05/2015 10:34

New Xposure for Code Hair Consultants

Code Hair Consultants’ newest team member, Harry recently attended the Regional Finals of the Wella Xposure competition after his photographic entry was picked as a winner
13/05/2015 09:14

Blonde is More than Just a Hair Colour – It’s an Attitude and a Passion!

This May Schwarzkopf Professional has launched two new highlighting shades: Warm Gold and Cool Rosé, as part of the BLONDME range. BLONDEME now lightens up to five levels and these striking shades can even be used on dark hair in just one single-step application! 
08/05/2015 14:06

Top Honours for Spirit Hair Team

On Sunday 26th April at the Swalec Stadium in Cardiff, Spirit Hair Team was presented with ISA Training’s Roll of Honour.
05/05/2015 09:00

New Colour Me Quick Bay at Images Hair & Beauty

Images Hair & Beauty’s new ‘Colour Me Quick Bay’ offers you a quick fix in between colour appointments, and is great for those of you that have little time to spare or are cutting down on costs; therefore saving you time and money
01/05/2015 12:50

Prevent, Protect and Replenish at Paul Edmonds London

Paul Edmonds continues to show how the original blow-dry is better. Customer haircare is paramount in everything the Paul Edmonds salon does, which is why three new treatments have been added to the customer offering
01/05/2015 10:46

An Apprenticeship Win for Spirit Hair Team

Spirit Hair Team apprentice, Caitlin Wilson recently took 3rd place in Salon Cymru, a competition run by ISA Training.
30/04/2015 08:24

Trae Corbett Set to Judge the Wella TrendVision

Trae Corbett, Head Stylist at browns in Dumfries, will be taking part on the judging panel of this year’s Wella TrendVision
27/04/2015 14:18

Introducing Mr Mullan

Having been in the grooming industry for 28 years, John noticed a niche in the market for high-quality beard grooming products and so decided to create his own
24/04/2015 13:10

milk_shake Announces Television Debut

Natural haircare brand milk_shake have unveiled their first television advert that will be airing from Friday April 24th on Made in Tyne and Wear TV, a local Tyneside channel
22/04/2015 14:55

Perfectly Posh Kicks off 2015 with a Whole New Look

Perfectly Posh Hair has begun 2015 with a new look expanded salon and an increased range of services. This year also marks the 7th birthday of the Hungerford High Street hairdressers
20/04/2015 14:58

Perfectly Posh Hair Design is a Cut Above the Rest

Hungerford salon, Perfectly Posh Hair Design has proven it is a cut above the rest after scooping ‘Hair Salon of the Year South East’ in the British Hair & Beauty Awards
17/04/2015 08:04

Hooker & Young + Schwarzkopf Professional = Creative Collaboration

Schwarzkopf Professional is delighted to announce an elite new partnership with leading UK salon group, Hooker & Young, including the appointment of Hooker & Young owners, Gary Hooker and Michael Young, as international ambassadors for the brand
16/04/2015 14:54

Celebrating the Best of Irish Hairdressing

Sunday 29th March saw the biggest event in the Irish hairdressing calendar with the Schwarzkopf Professional Irish Hairdressing Business Awards. The crème de la crème of the industry descended on the RDS in Dublin to celebrate an incredible year in Irish hairdressing
15/04/2015 14:55

Milk_shake partner with Cosmopolitan for Baileys Afternoon Tea and Girls Night Out

Some of milk_shake’s top stylists, including UK Education Manager Josie Deex, art team member Shelley Pengilly of Shelley’s Salon and red carpet expert Sev Hubert, were on hand to pamper readers at a Cosmopolitan magazine event 
13/04/2015 15:10

HOB Salons Opens in Hale

The 25th salon in the award-winning HOB Salons group has opened its doors in Hale and is already catering to the demands of its growing Cheshire and Manchester clientele
08/04/2015 09:38

Celebrations All Round at Ritzy’s

2015 is off to a great start for Tullamore based salon Ritzy’s Hairdressing, who recently picked up three awards at the Schwarzkopf Irish Hairdressing Business Awards and are gearing up for their 30th birthday party in May
08/04/2015 08:31

No.11 Cadogan Gardens Partners with Errol Douglas Salon for Royal Ascot

No.11 Cadogan Gardens have partnered with leading luxury hair salon Errol Douglas to create the ultimate ‘Haute Hat Hair’ package in celebration of Royal Ascot this June
07/04/2015 10:47

Enzorosario Support Cut the Stigma

The Cut the Stigma charity haircut event saw some of the UK’s finest hairdressers come together to raise £2,000 for HIV and AIDS charity, The Terrence Higgins Trust
07/04/2015 10:33

Jason Hall Hairdressing makes it to the L’Oreal Colour Trophy Regional’s

Emma Ellis and Jayde Hutton from Jason Hall Hairdressing in Edinburgh have scooped a place in the regional finals of the hairdressing industry’s most fashion-led live competition; the L’Oréal Colour Trophy
07/04/2015 08:47

Kerry’s Top Hair and Beauty Professionals Develop Internationally Accredited Diploma Courses

Aisling Madigan and Sean Taaffe, Joint Directors of The Hair Academy at Sean Taaffe, Tralee, and Mary O’Donoghue, Director of the Sanctuary Beauty Academy, Tralee, have come together to develop several Level 3 ITEC accredited industry diploma courses
07/04/2015 08:24

Sean Taaffe Group Wins National Salon of the Year

The Sean Taaffe Hair and Beauty Group recently took the award for National Salon of the Year, at the prestigious Schwarzkopf Irish Hairdressing Business Awards in the RDS, Dublin on Sunday 29th of March
02/04/2015 14:56

Number 40 Win Big at the English Hair and Beauty Awards

After thousands of nominations, many finalists and one big award ceremony, the winners of the 2015 English Hair and Beauty Awards have finally been announced
02/04/2015 10:58

Cosmopolitan Magazine ‘Girls Night Out’ Styling Event

This weekend saw milk_shake haircare sponsor a Cosmopolitan magazine styling event – Girls Night Out - in London, alongside other big beauty brands such as Benefit and St Moriz
02/04/2015 09:11

Browns Presents Cubic² at the Wella World Studio

The ‘Cubic²' collection from the world renowned browns Creative Team was showcased at the Wella World Studio in Manchester on Monday 30th March 2015
27/03/2015 12:54

Jack Howard Takes the Balayage Revolution to Denmark

Jack Howard at Paul Edmonds, international hair colourist to the likes of Gillian Anderson, Poppy Delevingne and Suki Waterhouse, has taken his Balayage Revolution course overseas to Denmark for the first time
27/03/2015 12:14

Wedding Hair Masterclass With milk_shake Bridal Expert Sev Hubert

Sev Hubert of the Hepburn Collection (www.hepburncollection.com) is, quite simply, one of the most respected and sought after wedding hairstylists in the UK. He is also a Wedding Industry Award (TWIA) Judge
27/03/2015 11:42

Nigel Kenny Receives Matrix Artistic Recognition

Local business owner, Nigel Kenny of Hair by Nigel & Co recently received a major industry award in Budapest at a lavish gala attended by hundreds of hair professionals from all over the world
26/03/2015 15:55

Images Hair & Beauty Welcome New Trainees

Busy contemporary salon, Images Hair & Beauty in Retford has recently welcomed two new trainees to its highly-skilled and talented team
24/03/2015 11:19

Volunteers Needed to Shape the Future

Schwarzkopf Professional is looking for volunteers to train young people in Jordan as part of the Shaping Futures team
23/03/2015 09:45

Code Hair Consultants Score a Hat Trick of Nominations at The English Hair & Beauty Awards

With thousands of entries submitted, Code Hair Consultants in Oulton Broad is once again overjoyed to be in the final for the 2015 English Hair and Beauty Awards, going for a hat trick win with three nominations
19/03/2015 16:11

MONTIBELLO unveils TREAT NATURTECH: The First Hair Care Range Based on Tricho.Nutrition

Recognising that just like the body, hair needs to have all of its nutritional needs covered to remain healthy, Spanish hair care experts MONTIBELLO have unveiled the new TREAT NATURTECH range 
17/03/2015 12:27

Keratin Complex’s New ‘Intelligent Blow-Dry’

Keratin Complex, the professional beauty leader in smoothing treatments, hair colour and styling products, is reinventing the salon client experience once again with its newest service; Intelligent Blow-Dry
17/03/2015 11:48

Simon Webster Hair is Finalists in the 2015 Mizani Afro Look Award 2015

Local Hairdresser Patrick Matthews from Simon Webster Hair in Brighton, is one of only eight hairdressers throughout the UK to reach the final of the sought after Mizani Afro Look Award 
17/03/2015 11:26

Simon Webster Hair are Announced as Finalists in this Year’s English Hair and Beauty Awards

Thousands of nominations flooded in from across the country in a race to be crowned the best in the hair and beauty industry, following an online campaign to discover the specialists that clients really appreciate and recommend
17/03/2015 11:07

Simon Webster Hair Takes One Step Closer to Winning another National Award

Local salon, Simon Webster Hair in Brighton has won a place at the Southern Regional Finals of the hairdressing industry’s most fashion-led live hairdressing competition, the L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2015, which will take place on 21st April at the London Royal Agricultural Halls
17/03/2015 10:15

Go big or go home!

Schwarzkopf Professional OSiS+ Session Label has two new volume boosting styling products joining the line up that are already loved by session stylists