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Joseph Lanzante nominated in local business awards

Internationally renowned barber Joseph Lanzante’s salon, The Men’s Room in Clitheroe has been nominated in the Bowland BioEnergy Award category of the prestigious Ribble Valley Business Awards 2015.  Now in its second year, the awards celebrate local business excellence across three categories: the Bowland BioEnergy Award, the Customer Friendly Business Award and the Enterprising Person Award.  Submissions opened on 9 July and will ...

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Shirley Davis-Fox receives MBE for services to the hairdressing industry

Shirley Davis-Fox, co-founder of Bridgend-based ISA Training, was recently awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List for her services to the hairdressing industry. The chair of the largest independent hair and beauty training provider in Wales received the MBE from the Princess Royal at Windsor Castle, with her husband, Gren, son Marc, who flew in from his home in France ...

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London to host Unite Global Session 2015

The world’s Unite salons are to descend on London this October as the capital plays host to the annual Unite Global Session. Due to be held at East London’s Shoreditch Town Hall from 4-7  October, the event allows Unite stylists from all over the world to network and enjoy educational presentations and the much-anticipated Unveiled party. The opening two days, will feature presentations from ...

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A QFest surprise party for Anthony Barnes-Smith’s 70th birthday

The team at Q Hair & Beauty held a surprise party on Sunday in honour of owner Anthony Barnes-Smith’s 70th birthday. Friends, family and industry faces all celebrated with him in West Sussex’s Eartham Woods, where the woodland glade had been transformed, with a stage, marquees and gazebos, together with a hog roast and barbecue and even an inflatable assault course. ...

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The Salon Magazine September Issue Now Online!

Classic beauty In this month’s issue: Hot launches at this year’s Olympia Beauty The latest in-salon hair smoothers Lucrative lash services to add to your menu Gel-polish systems unwrapped Click Here to view it now!

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Paul Mitchell hits Vegas for first Business Revolution event

Over 1,200 stylists recently descended on Red Rock Casino, Las Vegas, for the first Paul Mitchell Business Revolution event. Held on 26 July, a congress of leaders from the business industry took to the stage to help attendees improve their bottom lines, with speakers including Mary Rector-Gable, Anthony Whitaker, John Paul DeJoria and director of publicity for Salon Success, Zoë Vears. Host Robert ...

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Joshua Galvin Academy receives clutch of awards

With exam results out and Britain’s school leavers considering the next step in their career aspirations, East London hairdressing and barbering training provider Joshua Galvin Academy has received a clutch of recent awards recognising the outstanding education services it delivers. Based in Hollybush Gardens in London’s Bethnal Green the academy triumphed in its latest Ofsted report, scoring ‘good’ ratings in every area of ...

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David Barron scoops international prize at Best of the Best Awards

UK-born stylist David Barron has been awarded one of Ireland’s highest accolades after winning Best International Image for 2015 at the Best of the Best Awards. As the central event in the Irish Hairdressing calendar, top industry names and finalists from each of the categories all attended a grand final at The Mansion House in Dublin. Barron, who is now USA based, was crowned ...

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Rebels without a cause: new men’s collection by Mary Alamine of Royals Hair & Beauty

Mary Alamine, owner and creative director of Royals Hair & Beauty in Sydney, Australia has released her latest men’s collection. For her latest collection Alamine, who was nominated as a finalist in the 2015 Hair Expo Men’s Hairdresser of the Year and the 2015/2016 AIPP Best Men’s category, was inspired by the iconic era of the 1950s, James Dean and Alamine’s ...

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Salon Genius upgrades its beauty software offering

Salon Genius has upgraded its beauty software offering, enabling beauty salons and therapists to increase revenue, reduce costs and maximise their business while also ensuring they adhere to industry guidelines. Innovative new features include contra-indication alerts – entered against a client record card, the alerts will flag up if the client tries to book an unsuitable appointment so therapists or receptionists can rearrange or even prevent them ...

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