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Get Papped!

In a genius business idea from the Barrie Stephen team this new campaign is popping up in clubs all over this vibrant city of Leicester! Bpapped launched this month as three representatives of Barrie Stephen headed out to collaborate with venues with a branded selfie frame as Leicester’s very own paparazzi to snap photos of the locals and hand out ...

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Salon owners Jennifer Linton and Jaye MacDonald fly the flag for female businesswomen with inspirational speech

Linton and Mac directors Jennifer Linton and Jaye MacDonald cemented their position as successful businesswomen by delivering an inspirational speech at a recent networking event. The Women into Business event – organised by Business Gateway – gave local businesswomen the opportunity to exchange ideas with like-minded individuals and improve their business skills. The pair shared their entrepreneurial business journey with the ...

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NHF presses government ahead of Budget for ‘fundamental’ reform of business rates

  The National Hairdressers’ Federation (NHF) has written to chancellor Philip Hammond and communities secretary Sajid Javid urging them to listen to the concerns of small businesses about the impact of next month’s changes to business rates. The government is coming under increasing pressure to outline measures in the Budget next week (March 8) to soften the revaluation of business ...

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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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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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BLOG: Helping clients get beach ready by Great Lengths’ Amanda Jackson

*SPONSORED POST It’s time to get your clients beach-ready with Great Lengths. From your clients’ pre-holiday fitness regime to their fortnight in the sun – principle educator Amanda Jackson shares her tops tips for keeping hair strong and super shiny!  Many clients decide they want to refresh their look and invest in hair extensions for their annual beach holiday – quite naturally they ...

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BLOG: How hair changes as we age, by trichologist Sally-Ann Tarver

Sally-Ann Tarver MIT.FTTS is a consultant trichologist at The Cotswold Trichology Centre & Theradome GB. Here she reveals how our hair changes as we age and provides top tips for improving hair health for clients in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s. Hair in your 20s Women in their 20s should embrace their luscious locks! Hair in your 20s should still be as ...

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BLOG: SS16 men’s hair predictions by Michael Kontos of London School of Barbering

Michael Kontos, co-founder and artistic director of London School of Barbering presents his predictions and top tips for creating the top men’s styles this Spring/Summer 2016 with Fudge Professional. The Skin Taper Last year was all about fades, fades and fades — and yes, they are here to stay. What is changing though, is the variety of lengths we can pair it ...

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BLOG: 2016’s most beautiful bridal styles by Great Lengths’ Amanda Jackson

*SPONSORED POST Amanda Jackson, Principal Educator for Great Lengths UK & Ireland Bridal season is on the doorstep, and many a soon-to-be bride will panicking about last minute details – the catering, Auntie Jane stealing all the attention after a tipple or two, the perfect hairstyle! Whilst we (as merely the hairdresser) may not be able to help with family ...

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BLOG: Adapting to the ever-changing beauty landscape, by Nilam Holmes-Patel

Nilam Holmes Patel, CEO and founder of luxury beauty brand High Definition (formerly HD Brows), looks at why, in the ever changing beauty landscape, convenience has become king, and evolving to suit your clients’ needs will pay dividends. The beauty industry is constantly evolving and this year, alongside the seasonal changes in trends and styles, the way clients look to interact with beauty businesses is ...

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