Hair

Sally Montague Hair Group celebrates at annual in-salon awards

L-R: Sally Montague Hair Group director, Sally Montague and Katie Humphries, Stylist, Belper Salon Last week, staff from the Sally Montague Hair Group’s six salons in Derbyshire gathered together for an evening of celebration at its annual in-salon awards. Held this year at Derby’s new contemporary bar and kitchen, The Distillery, the highly anticipated awards aims to identify the salon ...

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NHF releases new guide to chair renting

With over half of UK salons using chair renters, it’s clear that it’s a business model that works well for some. However, some salon owners aren’t clear on how chair renting actually works, with many unaware that there’s more to it than saving money on employment costs and the hassle of managing employees. Mistakes can be very damaging to business as ...

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Electric x Hemyca, LFW AW15

Led by creative director Mark Woolley, the Electric art team went backstage at London’s ME Hotel to style the hair for Hemyca’s AW15 Collection, ‘Decrypt’, at London Fashion Week. A special effects team worked with designers, Helen Clinch and Myra Nigris, on the show that fused fashion and digital innovation. The title of the collection, ‘Decrypt’, was all about de-structuring and de-coding to find individual style, so the ...

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Kérastase x Orley, NWFW AW15

Kérastase recently went backstage at NWFW for Orley’s AW15 collection with Raphelle Saint-Marchelle and Harry Goodfellow leading session teams for womenswear and menswear respectively. Men got a boyish and lived-in look, as if a groomed style had been a little disheveled under a hat, much like the vintage garments that had been recreated in a subverted way for the show. ...

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The Fellowship runs Launch Yourself mentoring day for Project X students

The Fellowship’s Project X 2015 students recently spent an inspiring day gleaning advice on how to ensure their path to session styling success, with lessons on effective branding, etiquette, trend research and fundamental techniques delivered by the programme’s mentors and special guests. As the second instalment of a year of mentoring days, the Launch Yourself workshop took place at ghd’s ...

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Electric and Birchbox host an evening of expert masterclasses and styling

To celebrate the success of the partnership between leading salon brand, Electric Hair and luxury cosmetics subscription service Birchbox, the pair hosted an exclusive event for both subscribers and press. Held at Electric Hair’s flagship London salon in the heart of Marylebone, guests were given the A-list treatment with free flowing champagne and canapés, expert hair styling and consultations from ...

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London hairdresser Loretta Karam-Smith teams up with Fudge Professional for London Collections: Men AW15

Loretta Karam-Smith of London’s Clipso Hair Salon joined cult hair care brand, Fudge Professional, last month at the AW15 edition of London Collections: Men. As an ambassador for the brand, Loretta styled for the VIP front row guests, along with helping the Fudge Professional creative team create the looks for the runways. LC:M AW15 marked the fifth season that Fudge ...

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PamperPad teams up with Habia to promote hair and beauty industry

Online marketing site PamperPad has teamed up with Habia (the Hair & Beauty Industry Authority) to jointly promote Habia’s important role and key messages. PamperPad, the unique website launched by Haylee Benton in order to streamline the process of finding beauty professionals online, will also support Habia members by offering them a four-month free trial of its marketing services. Benton ...

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UNITE x Richard Chai, NYFW AW15

Led by Kevin Ryan, the Unite team were once again backstage to create the hair looks for Richard Chai’s NWFW catwalk presentation. According to Ryan: “We created a look that walks a fine line between prissy and pretty, and carefree and lived in. The result was the creation of a hybrid figure eight bun.” First, Unite Tricky Spray was applied ...

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