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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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Sebastian Professional launches social media competition to find hairdressing’s next star

  Sebastian Professional has launched a social media competition to give the next big thing in hairdressing the chance to make their mark on the Sebastian catwalk – the winning stylist will assist the creative style artists and Sebastian Professional cult team backstage at this year’s annual Trend Vision UK & Ireland Final at the Camden Roundhouse. What’s more, there will also be a dedicated ...

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Jack Howard’s one-to-one Balayage tutorials attract international delegates

Jack Howard at Paul Edmonds, international hair colourist to the likes of Gillian Anderson, Poppy Delevingne and Suki Waterhouse, has attracted overseas delegates for his new one-to-one Balayage education at the Knightsbridge salon. Casey Chua flew in from Singapore to spend a day with Howard learning the technique in a one-to-one situation, having been referred by an American colourist who had recently done the same thing. ...

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Bleach London opens on Soho’s Berwick Street

East London’s cult salon Bleach London has opened a West End sister salon in Soho, with a new 1000 sq ft. flagship arranged over two floors at 2 Berwick Street. Founded in 2010 by hairstylist to the stars, Alex Brownsell, and best friend Sam Teasdale in Brownsell’s kitchen, the Dalston-based salon has transformed the trend for bright dye-jobs into a thriving brand with an extensive celebrity ...

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Perth’s The Cutting Room celebrates 30 years in business

Perth-based salon, The Cutting Room, is celebrating after hitting a landmark 30 years of successful trading. The family business was started by current owner Stephen McCartney’s father, while his sister also worked for the company for 10 years before moving to Melbourne, Australia. Early days saw L’anza as its professional products partner, but now the salon is associated with luxury, premium brand, ...

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Rae Palmer partners with Revlon Professional

Award-winning hairdresser Rae Palmer has partnered with Revlon Professional as part of a move that sees her rebrand her eponymous business as WeLove Salons. Palmer, who is currently shortlisted for Southern Hairdresser of the Year, will be an ambassador for Revlon and will be focusing on the role of the commercial hairdresser in the industry today. Her aim is to empower the high ...

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Ego Professional rallies nation’s salons for National Blow Dry Day

Salons across the country came together for National Blow Dry Day, celebrating and raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support through a range of fundraising initiatives such as discounted blow-dries, tip donations and prize draws. Organised by Ego Professional on 28 July, National Blow-Dry aims to bridge the gap between the high street and home, encouraging stylists over the UK to ...

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