Don't Miss

Hair

NHF East Midlands to host Barbering Live with Sid Sottung

The NHF East Midlands Region is to host an evening with international barber and educator Sid Sottung. Held in Nottingham’s Alea Casino on 28 September, the event promises to marry the finest in barbering education and entertainment. Barbers of all stages of their career can benefit from Sottung’s 25 years of experience working with industry leading names. Alongside fellow academy educator, ...

Read More »

Ken Picton salon celebrates 25 year anniversary

Multi award-winner Ken Picton celebrated 25 years of his Cardiff salon by throwing a champagne reception and awards event for his team along with family, friends and VIP guests from the likes of L’Oreal Professionnel, ghd and Kerastase. Held at the five star St David’s Hotel & Spa in Mermaid Quay, Picton kicked off proceedings with a retrospective of his ...

Read More »

Wahl is searching for 2015’s British Barber of the Year

Wahl’s British Barber of the Year competition is back for 2015 and the UK’s barbering pro is looking to find the next big name in barbering. Headed up by Wahl’s European artistic director Simon Shaw, this year is set to be the competition’s biggest yet with eight finalists offered the chance to compete on stage at Salon International on 10 ...

Read More »

The Trevor Sorbie Barbershop opens in Richmond

Image: Galvin and Sorbie The Trevor Sorbie hairdressing group has returned to its founder’s family roots with the launch of its first dedicated Barbershop as part of the brand’s newly opened salon in Richmond, South West London. Taking its cue from traditional barbershop values, the new venture offers men’s haircuts, close shaves and facial hair trims using premium product brands ...

Read More »

Q Hair & Beauty holds superhero fundraising day for HABB

Chichester’s Q Hair and Beauty recently held a superhero themed fundraising day in aid of industry charity, HABB. The whole team at the award-winning salon on North Street dressed up as famous superhero or cartoon characters, including Superwoman, Catwoman, Minnie Mouse and director of first impressions Ben Lubbe fronting the event as Superman. The event, which included a cake sale and ...

Read More »

Spirit Hair Company celebrates Ladies’ Day

Spirit Hair Company recently held true to its name by getting into the Ascot spirit and offering clients a Ladies’ Day experience at its Wallingford salon. All the staff dressed up for the occasion, complete with the obligatory millinery or fascinators and clients were served a glass of champagne to celebrate one of the biggest and most glamorous days in ...

Read More »

What the new National Living Wage announcement means for the hairdressing industry

As part of the Summer Budget, Chancellor George Osborne announced that the National Minimum Wage is to rise from £6.50 per hour to £7.20 next April and up to £9 per hour by 2020. The National Hairdressers’ Federation has criticised the decision for the repercussions it could have on the hairdressing industry. NHF president Paul Curry commented: “Introducing a compulsory increase in wages ...

Read More »

Jack Howard named UK colour ambassador for Viviscal Professional

*SPONSORED POST Jack Howard, celebrity hair colourist to the likes of Gillian Anderson, Poppy Delevingne and Suki Waterhouse, has been named as the new UK colour ambassador for Viviscal Professional hair growth supplements. Howard, who is based at Paul Edmonds London and widely credited with bringing Balayage to the UK, commented: “I believe that beautiful hair colour starts with beautifully conditioned hair ...

Read More »

Ego’s top ten fundraising ideas for National Blow Dry Day

National Blow Dry Day is returning this 28 July for its second year of teaching women across the UK how to create extraordinary hair, every day. Pioneered by Ego Professional, Bring Back the Blow Dry is a national campaign created to raise support and awareness to women all over the country who are in need of some self-styling education. On ...

Read More »