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Re-brand for iSalon

iSalon, the number one complete salon management and online booking solution for hair and beauty salons, barbers, spas, and colleges has rebranded. After nationwide feedback iSalon have successfully completed their brand makeover, comprising of; a new website, brand look, tailored packages and updated features. Updated features include 24/7 online bookings to improve appointment book management, tighter stock control, strengthened client ...

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A cut above!

Vogue Hair & Beauty Lounge in Liverpool is celebrating its second year in business with a duo of announcements. The popular Old Hall Street based salon has scooped the prestigious ‘Best of Liverpool’ accolade in the English Hair & Beauty Awards 2017 following a three-month voting campaign open to the public. Their competition success follows the news that directors and ...

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Partnership stands up to cancer

Edward James Salons & Spas in Putney and Clapham are collaborating with Stand Up To Cancer to raise awareness and funds for Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research. Recognising that people have become increasingly conscious of mole checking their faces and bodies but not their scalps, celebrity hairdresser Edward James has joined forces with Stand Up To Cancer to spearhead a ...

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The difference is in the detail

“What make our services different from any other furniture supplier?” asks Albert Ewan. The answer: “Actually, we are salon designers.” It pains me to say it: we are a dying breed. Being fortunate enough to have developed and honed my skills as a designer with Welonda, at the time an intrinsic part of Wella, we have now been independent for ...

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Tool Talk: Clipper vs. Trimmers

AS A BARBER OR STYLIST, IT’S IMPORTANT TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE!   Andis’ UK Lead Educator, Baldy, demystifies the difference between clippers and trimmers, why it’s important to have both in your cutting arsenal, and tells us about his favourite tool combination and techniques. For busy professionals, a heavy-duty clipper is a must-have. “Clippers are there for the big jobs, ...

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Nail that training!

When you train in a new treatment, you want to be sure you are training with the best, so who better than the biggest nail brand around! CND nail products have been setting the standard in the beauty industry for many years, so it is no wonder that nail professionals and beauty industry newcomers alike are desperate to train with ...

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Liquid assets

The upcoming business water market deregulation may benefit salon owners. Brian Ebdon, the SME Director at business water retailer Water Plus, offers insight on how to take advantage of these changes. As a salon owner, you’re probably well aware that your business uses a lot of water! In fact, for many salons around the UK, it can be one the ...

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8 out of 10 British Consumers Prefer Independent Businesses over Larger Stores

A survey has revealed that 2017 is the Year of the Small Business!   Boosting the local economy and supporting the local community are reasons why people use a smaller business: 77% of over 200 people surveyed pledged to shop at or use small businesses more than they did in 2016 41% of consumers already shop weekly at smaller businesses ...

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SPATEC Europe 2017 launches 11th edition

Final arrangements are underway in preparation of the 11th edition of SPATEC Europe which will be held this June. More than 150 delegates are expected to travel from all over Europe to Tenerife in Spain’s Canary Islands for SPATEC Europe, the original appointment-based event for the spa, beauty and wellness industry. Participants will enjoy three days of meetings and networking ...

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Charity champion Charlie earns Holyrood respect

Perth and Dundee hairdressing star Charlie Taylor was singled out for praise in the Scottish Parliament recently when nearly 30 MSPs backed a motion commending the three times Scottish Hairdresser of the Year and her team for offering complimentary makeovers to Marie Curie nurses as part of Charlie’s year-long celebration of 30 years in business. Every month for the rest ...

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