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Saks Education’s new Academy

Industry leading training provider Saks Education has taken over the new hairdressing academy in Maidstone, Kent. With over 17 years’ experience delivering work-based apprenticeships, the takeover of the new Academy will result in Saks Education training nearly 250 apprentices in the Kent area alone, with over 700 learners across the country. “We are incredibly excited to work with apprentices and ...

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Line and design

Sharp lines, surgical partings and high fades are current trends that demand precision clipping and trimming. Andis UK Educator, MK, highlights his go-to tools to perfect each look. Low-maintenance cuts that give men sharp style and high-fashion hair fast and easy are trending with new takes on classics such as fades and pompadours. Crisp, clean lines, undercuts and drop fades ...

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Cool power for a Galaxy of inspiration

From the ultra-cool style of its classic black finish to the power of its extra-long sword blades, the Kobe Galaxy is a scissor that’s truly out of this world. The distinctive shape of the sword blades puts extra weight behind the hollow-ground and super-sharp convex edges. That means you get more power into each cut giving you effortless performance and incredible results. ...

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Great power, great responsibility!

When it comes to business, many salon business owners struggle bridging the gap between being a creative hairdresser/beautician and that of a business owner, because of this many avoidable mistakes may be made, including those unexpected things causing unwanted stress. Client no-shows and cancellations are one of the biggest problems associated with being a salon owner, that, as well as ...

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Rising risk from ‘black henna’ temporary tattoos for hair colour, warns the NHF

As the holiday season reaches its peak in July and August, skin specialists report that they are seeing more and more patients who have had a bad reaction to a temporary ‘black henna’ tattoo.  This can cause them to develop an allergy to hair colour, also used for lash and brow tinting. So-called ‘black henna’ may contain a substance called ...

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New gender?

There’s no such thing as women’s and men’s wear anymore! With Indola hairdressers’ New Gender trend the lines are getting blurry and androgynous styles are back at the top of the trends. Scrap the traditional definitions of how men and women’s hair should look and opt for ‘one-size-fits-all.’ The New Gender trend consists of one cut, one colour and two ...

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Create a deeper connection

Launching their ‘deeper connection’ advertising campaign, Remi Cachet highlights a client’s journey with their hair extensions. Remi Cachet’s Elegance Range lasts up to 12 months with good aftercare, and clients are becoming so attached to their hair, they wouldn’t be without their extensions moving forward! Explaining the campaign, founder Victoria Lynch told us, “As extensionists we see the overwhelmed reaction ...

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New salon software launched

Turn heads this season with the new salon software system by Premier Software. Salon by Premier Software (Salon) is Premier’s new flagship software system designed to specifically meet the demands of the hair and beauty industry. Containing a depth of functionality unrivalled by its competitors, Salon sets a new trend by enabling hair and beauty salons to choose from two ...

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Returns policy

With so much competition, how do you keep your clients coming back? MINDBODY make some suggestions… Like with any relationship, the honeymoon phase with your clients inevitably comes to an end. Clients get distracted. They no longer have time for you. Interest wanes. So how do you rekindle your relationships and get them coming back to your business? Re-engagement is ...

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A qualified success

Additional Lengths

Hair extension expert Victoria Lynch, tells Salon Magazine about the need for extensionists to be qualified. Hairdressing is the best industry and whilst I only have a column one day a week in salon with the demands of a growing business, I still really love just doing hair. Extensions are my passion and I started at 14 years old.   Completely ...

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