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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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Tweet to win!

Proclère Professional have teamed up with the Salon magazine in a great giveaway this May… Recent hair trends have led to hair stylists becoming increasingly playful with colour and consumers have become more demanding than ever before, gone are the days of a simple full head tint or half head of highlights. It’s now common for salons to use colouring ...

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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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Sens.ùs hold a March Masterclass

Salons from around the UK came together for three days of education and inspiration at the highly anticipated bi-annual Sens.ùs Masterclass. On Sunday 26th March, 48 UK stylists travelled to the home of Sens.ùs on the banks of the River Tiber in Tuscany to be inspired by the creativity and passion behind the brand. Whilst taking in the Tuscan countryside ...

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Create perfect blondes every time with InBlonde

InBlonde is the new professional lightening range from Sens.ùs, enhanced with the rich benefits of pearl extract.   InBlonde is the first professional lightening range from Sens.ùs to meet all the needs of naturally blonde, bleached or lightened hair. With a portfolio of products for in-salon and at-home maintenance, it’s the perfect option for your blonde clients – no matter ...

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Facebook Fans Show Mega Hair Love

The Facebook fans of Colchester based salon Alter Ego Hair Design have spoken and a winner has been announced in a popular on-line competition! Each year the salon, renowned for its creative work, organises a competition for stylists who are asked to interpret a theme in any way they like. The results are photographed and then posted anonymously on the ...

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Exclusive by name, exclusive by nature: introducing Remi Cachet’s best extensions yet

Exclusive by Remi Cachet is the highest grade of hair extension available from the luxury brand and will only be distributed through its exclusive chain of Super Stylists.  The salon supplier has also gone one step further and attained exclusive agreements direct with the Indian hair temples to secure the finest quality hair in a good supply. Launching with two ...

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Saks Apprenticeships calls on beauty employers for support as it pushes government for new formal qualification

Saks Apprenticeships is calling on industry employers to write letters of support explaining why a ‘fit for purpose’ qualification for Beauty apprentices is vital for salons. The appeal follows recent news that the government has rejected plans suggested by the Beauty Trailblazer group for a formal qualification linked to new standards. In October 2013, the government announced a shakeup in the education ...

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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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Duck and Dry opens new London flagship

Luxury London blow-dry bar Duck and Dry has opened a new flagship salon near bustling Oxford Street. The new space, which runs alongside its original Kings Road salon, features 20 styling stations, a group styling table, a prosecco bar and a DJ station for evening and weekends. Each area has been designed with Instagram in mind with picture perfect egg-shaped ...

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