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How to win on social media

With clients spending more time than ever on their phones, there’s never been a better opportunity to engage with your customers via digital platforms. For hair and beauty salons looking for more effective ways to strengthen their relationship and build loyalty, Book Your Lifestyle offers some tactical tips to help you master the online game… FACEBOOK  Book Your Lifestyle’s Facebook post featuring Mimi ...

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Save money on client magazines with Strawberry Comms

Save money on purchasing newspapers and magazines for clients with the new Strawberry Comms app. The company’s media package includes an Apple iPad Air 2, which is loaded with up-to-the minute magazines, newspapers and news stories in real time. Clients can also use the device to access their own social media accounts and interact with your channels live from the salon during their ...

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Remi Cachet announces Image of the Year competition winner

Last month leading hair extensions brand Remi Cachet asked its stylists to select one image that best represented their work to be entered into its Image of the Year competition. The call-out received an “amazing response” – and a panel of judges short-listed the entries to the top five.   “The response was amazing and it was quite difficult to ...

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Take part in this week’s Bad Hair Day to raise funds for Great Ormond Street

Friday 10 February is Bad Hair Day – so swap your sophisticated locks for Mohawks, mullets and wigs to help raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity! Whether your children crimp their crop for school, you mousse up a mean Mohawk for work, or shampoo and colour a silly style in the salon, all you need to do to ...

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Great Lengths announces winners of it 2016 UK Awards

Great Lengths hosted its glittering 2016 UK awards last month at the Royal Armouries, New Dock Hall in Leeds. Compered by BBC Radio Leeds Presenter Larry Budd, the evening was a celebration of the hair extension brand’s salons and stylists. The event was attended by VIP guests such as Great Lengths ambassador James Henderson, Great Lengths MD Carol Leo and Monica Glass of The Little Princess ...

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BLOG: Great Lengths’ Amanda Jackson on styling hair this AW16

As AW16 slowly approaches, Amanda Jackson from Great Lengths hair extensions takes a look at the hottest trends to style during the colder months… There’s not much we love more than a hair accessory in winter, it’s the perfect way to dress up the classic winter uniform of a long woolly coat and weather-proof boots. This year the headband is ...

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BLOG: Great Lengths’ Amanda Jackson on choosing the right extensions brand

Deciding on which extensions brand to use in your salon can be a daunting task, especially when the extensions market is so saturated with different brands promoting different brand values. Ultimately it’s all about what will appeal most to your clients and keep them coming back for more. Great Lengths 100 per cent ethically sourced human hair can be applied ...

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Sweet Squared celebrates its 10-year anniversary

CND distributor Sweet Squared is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month. The company, which started in a garage in Leeds in August 2006, has grown into a employer of 60 people with over 50 education ambassadors. Today it distributes a wide range of hair and beauty brands including Minx, Lecente, Waxperts, MoroccanTan and Colorproof. To celebrate its milestone, the company ...

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Sinead Kelly London scoops the L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2016

Barnes-based hairdressing salon Sinead Kelly London has won one of the industry’s most highly acclaimed prizes: the L’Oréal Colour Trophy 2016. Its team was awarded at the competition’s glittering Grand Final on Monday night in front of an audience of industry insiders. The salon’s winning look – an inky blue classic bob – wowed this year’s judging panel, which included the likes ...

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Win a limited edition Swarovski Crystal CACI Microlift personal facial system

Get your hands on one of only 10 Swarovski Crystal CACI Microlift personal facial systems ever made by entering the beauty brand’s Facebook competition.  Worth RRP £749.99, the at-home anti-ageing device is embellished with over 2,000 Swarovski crystals. This personal beauty gadget must-have is the ultimate in luxury skincare and helps to firm and tone facial muscles while softening the appearance ...

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