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29/01/2015 16:00

Video Killed the Football Star

2014 was undoubtedly the year of the vlogger with YouTube sensations like Zoella and Tanya Burr releasing sell out books and cosmetics lines, snapped up by their many millions of subscribers
26/01/2015 09:36

A Truly Innovative Miracle!

Schwarzkopf Professional is extending its amazing range of hair oils to include two luxurious innovations: BC Oil Miracle Mist with Marula Oil for fine hair and BC Oil Miracle Mist with Argan Oil for thick hair
23/01/2015 15:46

Clynol Announce Protégé Team

Hopeful young hairdressers were put to the test in Clynol’s hunt for this year’s Protégé styling stars, with the chosen final six being revealed 
23/01/2015 09:19

Jack Howard Joins Fundraising Committee for HABB

Just before Christmas I was humbled to be offered a position on the fundraising committee for HABB and give back to a community who have been so supportive of me over my career. What’s HABB? You might say........
22/01/2015 09:31

Jack Howard Takes his Balayage Revolution on the Road

Jack Howard, international hair colourist to the likes of Gillian Anderson, Poppy Delevingne and Suki Waterhouse, and now based at Paul Edmonds, has been back on the road for 2015 taking his signature Balayage technique to salons around the UK 
19/01/2015 14:59

Jamie Stevens is Announced as the Official Hairstylist of New ITV Series

Celebrity hairstylist Jamie Stevens and his award-winning team have been chosen as the official stylists working backstage on the new ITV entertainment series, Get Your Act Together
19/01/2015 14:27

THE ONE: The Ultimate Hair Colourist Award

THE ONE ultimate hair colourist award is finally here on Sunday 1st March 2015 at the Olympia Pillar Hall in London, where eleven great hair colourists will fight it out to obtain the ultimate prize in hair colouring
15/01/2015 09:59

Nigel Kenny Joins Industry Leaders at Salon Owners Summit

On Monday the 12th January at the Marker Hotel in Dublin, Phorest, who is the industry leader in salon software in the UK and Ireland, held their first Salon Owners Summit
13/01/2015 16:00

A Proud Announcement at Simon Webster Hair

Congratulations to Simon Webster Hair team member, Sophie and her transition from salon assistant to stylist!
13/01/2015 09:48

A Manchester Opening for HOB Salons

HOB Salons Leeds Franchisee Shabaz Hussain is set to take the company to 25 salons this year, as the group confirms they are opening in Manchester in March
12/01/2015 12:25

A Milestone Achievement for David Antony Hairdressing and Beauty

There were celebrations all round at David Antony Hairdressing and Beauty, in tribute of a very special, hard working employee
12/01/2015 11:22

Gwyneth Paltrow and David Babaii Announce the Opening of Blo London

Ari Yakobson, Blo Blow Dry Bar CEO, along with Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow and hairstylist to the stars, David Babaii are proud to welcome Irina Squire to their franchise family
06/01/2015 16:18

Jack Howard Joins Paul Edmonds

Jack Howard, International hair colourist to the likes of Gillian Anderson, Poppy Delevingne and Suki Waterhouse, is joining Paul Edmonds London under the title of ‘Jack Howard at Paul Edmonds’
05/01/2015 15:13

Code Hair Consultants Beat Off the January Blues

At the multi award-winning Code Hair Consultants in Oulton Broad, Laura Bull and her talented team are beating off the January blues with an optimistic outlook and a generous charity donation
05/01/2015 10:25

Beyond Organic Facial Recovery Oil

This luxurious toning and hydrating oil for all skin types is created with herbs and nourishing oils to soothe and renew sensitive complexions, whilst offering anti-ageing benefits
18/12/2014 11:48

Sexy Hair’s Three Day Style Saver

You’ve given your client an amazing blow-dry but she needs it to last the weekend, no problem
18/12/2014 09:07

Education at Your Fingertips!

Launching in January 2015, the brand new Schwarzkopf ASK Academy App will keep you up-to-date and in the know with all things education! 
17/12/2014 11:04

The Need for Speed

If you’re a session stylist or busy salon owner looking for extensions which give a seamless finish at high speed, then the new American Dream Iconic Tape-In Extensions are sure to be the answer to your hairpiece prayers
17/12/2014 09:27

Fudge Professional Brand Ambassadors to Host Pop-up Salon at London Collections: Men SS15

Professional cult hair brand and Official Style Partner for London Collections: Men, Fudge Professional will be hosting the fashion week favourite, ‘The Fudge Fix’ pop-up salon
15/12/2014 10:36

Captain Fawcett Limited: Christmas Gift Ideas

After some last minute stocking fillers for ‘the boy’ this Christmas? Look no further than the gorgeous Captain Fawcett grooming range.....
15/12/2014 09:21

Shaping Futures Launches More Ways to Give

We are excited to announce that Shaping Futures is now a charitable foundation, with a brand new Justgiving page. With support from GivingWorks, Shaping Futures has been able to launch the Justgiving page where donations can now be made using the text SHAP37 to 70070 or donating online at www.justgiving.com/shapingfutures
12/12/2014 11:24

Simon Webster Hair Chosen to House One of Five Specially-Commissioned Installations

This year, Brighton’s ‘Burning the Clocks’ celebration, marking the Winter Solstice each year on 21st December, is in its 21st year
12/12/2014 11:10

Simon Webster Hair Introduces Freddie

Freddie has worked at various salons in the North Laine area over the last eight years including Headmasters and Square Roots, but is joining Simon Webster Hair on a part-time basis to run alongside her successful session-styling career
12/12/2014 09:02

Fellowship Luncheon Guests Raise Over £1000 with HABB Collection Box

The industry charity, Hair & Beauty Benevolent (HABB), showcased the new HABB Collection Boxes at the annual Fellowship for British Hairdressing Luncheon and Awards, and was pleased to announce that £1,036 was raised on the day.
11/12/2014 14:07

Fudge Announces Designer Partnerships

Fudge Professional is pleased to announce its fifth season as the ‘Official Styling Partner’ at London Collections: Men AW15
11/12/2014 13:42

Why Should Blondes Have All The Fun?

Introducing Igora Royal High Power Browns from Schwarzkopf Professional, an exciting new colour service for brunette clients
10/12/2014 15:06

Trudie Wilkinson is Selected as a Goldwell Color Creative Team Member

Trudie Wilkinson of Gloss Hairdressing in Knaresborough has become one of only 14 people across the country to be selected as part of Goldwell’s Color Creatives Team for 2015
09/12/2014 11:11

How the Recession Moved us Closer to Gender Balance

An article was recently published in the Irish Sunday Independent, featuring top hairstylist and businessman Aidan Fitzgerald, which looks at the recession and gender balance within certain professions
05/12/2014 15:26

Leigh Healy back Breast Cancer Support with Gala Dinner

Boutique salon, Leigh Healy in Stockport is putting the final preparations in place for its forthcoming gala dinner in aid of Breast Cancer Support
05/12/2014 11:13

Banish the Festive Season Blues with a Little Taste of Paradise this January

Lose yourself in the tropical blend of grapefruit, mango and passion fruit with a hint of zesty freshness…Champneys Distant Shores Shower Cream will invigorate your mornings to give you that extra kick
05/12/2014 09:16

Jessie’s Hair and Beauty Win Big at the Tia Maria Hi Style Awards

Hi Magazine recently hosted its inaugural Tia Maria Hi Style Awards 2014 on Saturday November 8th, with Milan based luxury haircare brand ALFAPARF as the main sponsor
04/12/2014 09:15

Code Hair Consultants Win Big at the Lowestoft and Waveney Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

Code Hair Consultants in Oulton Broad, Suffolk took the award for Excellence in Customer Service at the Lowestoft and Waveney Chamber of Commerce Business Awards
03/12/2014 14:06

Maria Morrisroe Launches Newly Refurbished Salon

Maria Morrisroe Hair & Beauty has recently revamped their boutique salon in the heart of Woolton, Liverpool
03/12/2014 09:51

Trevor Sorbie Hosts ‘The Event’

Sunday November 23rd saw the gathering of the Trevor Sorbie family (spanning five salons and head office) for an afternoon packed with creativity and exciting announcements
03/12/2014 09:08

Clipso Young Superstar Awards 2014

Each year, the Clipso salon group hold their own internal awards titled ‘Young Superstar’ to celebrate the educational successes of the group’s assistants and trainees
02/12/2014 13:58

Expect Another Perfect Ten

Modern life demands we get the most out of every minute, so if you’re a girl on the go, Indola’s new Wonder Wash is the product that will not only save you time, but also save you space in the bathroom too
01/12/2014 10:50

40 Years for the Irish Hairdressing Federation

Aidan Fitzgerald, one of 22 past Presidents of the Irish Hairdressers Federation, and his wife Karen Whelan, were guests at the Irish Hairdressing Federation’s Night of Legends 
01/12/2014 10:15

Clayde Baumann of D&J Ambrose Wins Schwarzkopf Professional British Colour Technician of the Year

This week, the winners of HJ’s 30th British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, were announced in style with Clayde Baumann bagging the hugely prestigious 2014 Schwarzkopf Professional British Colour Technician of the Year title
28/11/2014 10:47

Grab Yourselves a FREE LipGlam

When you want to combat dry, cracked lips leaving them kissably smooth and silky soft, look no further than #LipGlam, proven to reduce skin roughness by 40% in one hour
27/11/2014 12:32

New Age Volume!

This year’s best 80s come back; the classic mousse gets a modern makeover thanks to professional haircare brand Unite
27/11/2014 11:56

milk_shake Creative Team Members Collaborate for SteamPunk Showcase

BHA finalist David Baker from The Vault and Shelley Pengilly from Shelley’s Salon collaborated to create a SteamPunk inspired showcase for Shelley’s 2014 collection
27/11/2014 11:22

Gloss Hairdressing Wins Best Salon in Harrogate

Finding a salon you can trust is crucial. A great salon is somewhere you can feel comfortable enough to literally put your hair, face or body into somebody else’s hands, and let them work their magic
26/11/2014 12:34

Brent Barlow and Rosie Binns of Ethos Hairdressing are Crowned North Western Hairdresser of the Year

Monday night saw the winners of HJ’s 30th British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, announced in style, with Brent Barlow and Rosie Binns of Ethos Hairdressing leading the way by becoming the 2014 North Western Hairdresser of the Year
25/11/2014 11:46

British Hairdressing Awards 2014

30 years ago, 100 hairdressers attended the very first British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional. This week saw more than 1,700 hairdressers come together at the glamorous Grosvenor House hotel to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the hairdressing Oscars
19/11/2014 16:10

Images Hair and Beauty Launch Exclusive New Offer and Hair Care Range

Images Hair and Beauty in Retford are happy to announce their exclusive new offer for all NHS and HMP staff
19/11/2014 10:37

Montibel.lo Launch Smart Touch

Montibel.lo’s new Smart Touch offers 12 benefits in one product, to give you instantly beautiful and cared for hair
19/11/2014 09:38

Hairdressing Apprentices Prepare for Polish Assignment

Five young hairdressing apprentices from South Wales are brushing up on Polish phrases as they prepare for a three-day learning experience in Poland next month
19/11/2014 09:24

Spirit Hair Team Achieves Success at the Welsh Hairdressing Awards

The National Hairdressers Federation Welsh region recently held its second ‘Welsh Hairdressing Awards’, which took place at the Angel Hotel, Cardiff in November
18/11/2014 15:24

Strands Hairdressing Host their Annual Charity Event for CRY

Strands Hairdressing, Whiteley recently held their annual charity fund raiser at The Crofton Club Stubbington, which was once again a great success with the team raising over £1,900 for CRY 
14/11/2014 15:24

Topshop: Lock-In Style

After a busy month styling both London and Milan Fashion Weeks, you’d think it’d be time to slow down, but not at SWH
14/11/2014 15:10

Scrummi Towels: Eco Friendly Salon

At SWH we care about our salon environment. And now we’re sharing a little more love with the outside world too…
14/11/2014 15:03

Love Supreme – Funktastic Festival Style

SWH closed its salon doors on Sat 5th & Sun 6th July……Only to pop-up in the main arena and backstage at Love Supreme Festival 2014!
14/11/2014 14:51

Got Any ID..........? Yes We Have!

When Simon became one of the first L’Oreal ID Artists ten years ago, it changed his professional life. Now SWH Team are proud to announce Senior Stylist and Colourist, Patrick Matthews has joined the ID ranks
14/11/2014 14:42

Supreme Shakedown Style

Simon Webster Hair salon proudly announced today that they’re collaborating once more with festival organisers to provide styling to both artists and festival-goers at two of the UK’s newest and most-talked about music events
14/11/2014 14:31

SWH Team’s Simon & Alice get Glammed Up & Gorgeous for Miss Proud 2014!!!

Now job offers don’t come much better than this: spend an evening at the most glamorous location in Brighton, with canapés and cocktails-a-flowing, whilst being entertained by ten of Brighton’s most beautiful and talented ladies 
14/11/2014 14:23

Captain Fawcett’s; The Gentlemen’s Stiffener

The famous Captain Fawcett’s has dropped anchor at SWH: moustache wax and beard oil AHOY Brighton!
14/11/2014 14:12

Welcome to The Powder Room

In collaboration with Bumble&bumble, SWH Team offer pre-bookable styling makeovers, demonstrations and tips on location in London and at the Bumble&bumble styling station in the Boots flagship store 
14/11/2014 13:47

HOB Salons Temple Fortune Help to Raise 100k for Children with Cancer

HOB Salons Temple Fortune has helped raise over £100,000 in nine years of partnership with Zichron Menachem
12/11/2014 15:32

Introducing milk_shake Smoothies Semi-Permanent Hair Colour

Italian professional hair care brand, milk_shake use only the freshest ingredients for their products. Each active ingredient is carefully selected for its long-lasting effect on the hair’s health and appearance, leaving it manageable, vibrant and radiant
12/11/2014 10:56

Andrew Collinge Joins the Fashion Industry's Most Influential People for the Celebration of Style

A panel of experts will debate the industry's topics for the Influence of Style event as part of the Celebration of Style
12/11/2014 09:48

Chocolate Blonde Awarded Best Bridal Hairstylist

Chocolate Blonde Hair and Body Couture in Markethill, Armagh, were recently awarded ‘Best Bridal Hairstylist’ at the Getting Married Reader Awards
11/11/2014 10:13

Sandra O’Sullivan Takes 2nd Place at the Annual Hairdresser Awards 2014 in Dublin

Junior Stylist with the Sean Taaffe Group, Sandra O’Sullivan, from Milltown, County Kerry, won 2nd place in the ALFAPARF ‘Fantastic Junior’ Category at the annual Hairdressing Awards 2014 – held at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel, Dublin
10/11/2014 11:51

HOB Salons Secure Funding Grant to Deliver In-House Apprenticeship Qualifications

Award-winning hairdressing group, HOB Salons are taking education to the next level as the Skills Funding Agency has awarded the 24 salons group a direct grant which enables them to deliver the complete Apprenticeship framework to all HOB Apprentices
07/11/2014 09:53

85,000 Hairdressers Need to Complete a Tax Return . . . Do You?

With the impending Self Assessment tax return deadline approaching, Heather Dore, Regional Manager of Easy Accountancy - www.easyaccountancy.co.uk answers some crucial and commonly asked tax return questions from our clients that work in the hairdressing industry
06/11/2014 13:54

Undone is the New Glamour with OSiS+ Glamination

The trend is set: fashionistas are looking for understated authenticity and individuality in their hairstyles – with modern, glamorous looks that are easy, effortless and beautiful, but not too perfect
05/11/2014 14:42

World Class Training Kick Starts Great Careers

The hard work, dedication and commitment shown by learners from Central Hairdressing Academy were rewarded at the company’s annual awards night
05/11/2014 09:27

Soul Takes to the Stage at Salon International

Sharni White and Emily Bartle of Soul Urban Style in Retford took to the stage at Salon International as guest artists for Colour Placement
05/11/2014 09:25

Soul Attend the TIGI Copyright Colour Tour and Dine with Hairdressing Royalty

Sharni White and her team at Soul recently attended the TIGI Copyright Colour Tour when it touched down in Leeds
04/11/2014 12:30

Darren Fowler Teams up with L’Oreal Professionel for Tribe London

Darren Fowler, owner of Clipso London, recently teamed up with L'Oreal Professionel Italy to teach guest artists on how to create that much sought after ‘London Style’
03/11/2014 10:15

Five a Back and Sides: We Came We Scored We Raised £££!

On October 19th barber shops from all across the UK got together in order to raise money for the Royal British Legion and Cancer Research. The event took place on the Excel Sports Ground in Walton on Thames and was enjoyed by everyone who took part
30/10/2014 11:29

Kayleigh Smailes Receives Bronze Award

Images Hair & Beauty second year trainee, Kayleigh Smailes recently received her NVQ Bronze Award
30/10/2014 10:50

Darren Ambrose Provides Inspiration for the Australian Fame Team

D&J Ambrose salon owner and British Hairdresser of the Year nominee, Darren Ambrose welcomed the Australian FAME Team during their visit to the UK for an inspirational afternoon
29/10/2014 10:39

What Do You Get When The Rib Room Bar and Errol Douglas Collaborate? A Style Du Jour…..

The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant in the heart of London’s Knightsbridge has inspired its eminent hairstylist neighbour, Errol Douglas MBE to create a style especially for that well earned evening out with friends: The Rib Room Style du Jour by Errol Douglas Salon
29/10/2014 10:03

Cutting Through Recessionary Times with Tonsorial Artists

“Forget diamonds, a girl's best friend is her hairdresser”, says Lucinda O'Sullivan, as she talks to top tonsorial artist, Aidan Fitzgerald
28/10/2014 11:26

Dawn Anderson: Young Talent Finalist at the Wella Trend Vision

The finalists for Wella Professionals Trend Vision 2014 gathered at The Roundhouse in London’s Camden for a night of creativity and inspiration.
23/10/2014 11:44

The Success Keeps on Rolling for The Hairbank

2014 has truly been an amazing year so far for Laura and Ria Kulik, and the team at Urmston’s longest standing luxury salon, The Hairbank. The pair has recently set a record for becoming the first mother-daughter team in the 30 year history of the British Hairdressing Awards to receive two nominations in one year
23/10/2014 08:20

Kent Brushes Celebrate Heritage with New Kent Lady Statue

Holders of the Royal Warrant Kent Brushes, who are one of the world's oldest and finest brush manufacturers, have commissioned a brand new 'Kent Lady' statue in celebration of their past, present and future employees
22/10/2014 10:23

Harajuku Lovers: Not Just a Fragrance, This is Pop Art

Harajuku Lovers ‘Pop Electric’ are inspired by modern street murals and sculpture, looking like they were formed in simple vinyl, dipped in molten lustrous colour chrome, then frozen in time as the metal drips over the doll’s body
20/10/2014 14:16

Local Hairdresser for National Award

Betty Westerman, salon stylist and popular personality at Enzorosario, has been shortlisted for a national hairdressing industry award
20/10/2014 13:55

Tame and Smooth Unruly Hair

Infused with coconut oil, Smooth Sexy Hair combats frizz prone hair by coating the outer cuticle layer and protecting it from the harsh elements, creating a smooth effect
20/10/2014 13:18

Éminence Launch Organic Skincare Age Corrective Range

Due to popular demand, organic experts Éminence Organic Skincare are expanding their best-selling Age Corrective Range, which boasts celebrity fans such as Dita Von Teese, Cher and Paula Patton
17/10/2014 14:32

Mamma Mia! An all-time great Tribute Show 2014

The Tribute Show was the show to be at in London’s West End on Sunday night. Held at the Novello Theatre, the nightly home of the hit musical Mamma Mia!, the stage rocked instead with pure hairdressing genius
17/10/2014 09:00

Browns Host Wella Creative Cut and Colour

The dynamic and talented team at browns in Dumfries recently hosted Wella’s Creative Cut and Colour course at the Wella World Studio
14/10/2014 10:59

Z.One Concept Brand Holds Annual Conference

Z.one Concept, the Italian parent company of milk_shake, No Inhibition and Simply Zen, hosted their annual conference where salons from the UK joined stylists from Spain, Portugal, Italy and beyond at a luxury Five Star spa hotel in the Algarve
13/10/2014 15:25

Clipso’s London Collective AW14

Award-winning salon, Clipso London, hosted their London Collective AW14 event this month. The salon showcased their latest hair trend predictions and offered complimentary hair and makeup treatments
13/10/2014 09:05

Headonist and Works for Us Team Up to Boost Residents' Confidence

From Monday 13th to Friday 17th October, Headonist Hair & Beauty salon is offering to put a spring in your autumnal step with a free hair wash and blow-dry service by the salon’s newly qualified graduate stylist
10/10/2014 14:57

Join milk_shake’s #GoPink4U Campaign – Raising Funds for Breast Cancer Throughout October

Thousands of salons and individuals across the UK are joining forces with professional hair brand milk_shake to raise funds and awareness for Breast Cancer Campaign, throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month 
10/10/2014 14:12

Celebrate Chocolate Week with milk_shake’s Cocoa Natural Care Mask Hair Treatment: Good Enough to Eat!

October 13th – 19th is Chocolate Week, and professional hair care brand milk_shake’s Natural Care Cocoa Mask is a godsend for normal to coarse hair
10/10/2014 13:49

Paul Phillips is Crowned Silver Young Talent Winner at the Wella Professionals TrendVision Award

Paul Phillips from Chopp in Westcliff-on-Sea has been awarded one of the highest hairdressing accolades in the UK and Ireland, winning the UK Silver Award at the Wella Professionals TrendVision Award UK & Ireland Final 
10/10/2014 10:07

Presenting Original&Mineral

Originating from Australia, O&M is a professional colour, haircare and styling range created with the belief that healthy hair begins when it is free from stress
10/10/2014 09:41

Christmas on Cloud Nine

Creating an impact in-salon couldn’t be easier thanks to professional hair tools brand Cloud Nine, who are launching three exclusive, luxury sets, offering clients a unique alternative to the products available on the high street and promising to deliver gorgeous hair all year round
09/10/2014 14:18

HOB Salons Take a Double Win at the Wella Professionals TrendVision Award UK & Ireland Final 2014

Nestor Sanchez from HOB Salons Camden has been awarded one of the highest hairdressing accolades in the UK & Ireland, winning the Gold Award at the Wella Professionals TrendVision UK & Ireland Final 
03/10/2014 14:13

EF Medispa Opens First EF Skinspa at Paul Edmonds

Award-winning medi-spa chain EF Medispa has launched its first EF Skinspa salon in Knightsbridge. The new salon, which opened in September, is in the Paul Edmonds hair and beauty salon
03/10/2014 11:34

It’s Good to Be Posh

Salon owner Carol Hegarty has rubbished any notion Good Company 2 is too posh for Pinehurst and revealed plans to bring a hot tub and sauna to their beauty haven
03/10/2014 11:19

Collette Osborne Nominated for the Nottingham Post's Women in Business Awards

Hair and beauty salon owner Collette Osborne's staff say she's a cut above the rest after nominating her for the Nottingham Post's Women in Business awards
03/10/2014 10:20

Website Revamp for Images Hair & Beauty

Images Hair & Beauty in Retford has recently launched its brand new website. Featuring a more in-depth view of the salon and its services, the website allows existing and potential clients to see all that is on offer at this boutique salon
03/10/2014 09:47

Celebrations at the Official Launch of Cheveux Boutique

Cheveux Boutique recently hosted its official launch party, a lively event where salon owner, Carmen Falzon, celebrated with clients, friends and family
03/10/2014 08:24

Biggest UK Competition for Trainee Hairdressers Finds a Local Star

Local hairdressing trainee Melissa Chapman from Arrocca Hairdressing Training in Berkhamsted has stormed to victory in the UK’s biggest hairdressing apprentice competition
02/10/2014 13:43

Beauty for All Seasons

The onset of autumn means we’ll coon be covering up in cosy clothes – but that’s no excuse to neglect your beauty regime! At Beauty Box in Barnt Green, you’ll find all the help you need to stay glam right through the cooler months
01/10/2014 14:15

The New Pink Unite Detangler Brush

The new pink Unite Detangler Brush is now available at Unite salons, with a percentage of profits going to the ‘Keep A Breast’ Organization