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La Biosthetique announces the winner of its UK Beauty Stylist Award

Fran Sleightholme for Kaboodles in Torquay has been crowned winner of the La Biosthetique UK Beauty Stylist Award. To enter the competition stylists were challenged to create a total beauty look based on haircut, colour, styling and make-up. Each entry was dissected by a panel of judges before finally selecting a winner. Sleightholme will present the UK in the final ...

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Remi Cachet announces Image of the Year competition winner

Last month leading hair extensions brand Remi Cachet asked its stylists to select one image that best represented their work to be entered into its Image of the Year competition. The call-out received an “amazing response” – and a panel of judges short-listed the entries to the top five.   “The response was amazing and it was quite difficult to ...

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NEW PRODUCT: TAPE HAIR

Remi Cachet has added to their range of extensions yet again with the introduction of Injection Tape Hair into the Elegance Range.   Sourced from Russian Mongolian hair, these Tape hair extensions strips are injection molded to allow for the extensions to securely attach to the clients hair comfortably. The advantage of the injection-molded tape is that it blends with the ...

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BLOG: get your clients festival ready by Great Lengths’ Amanda Jackson

*SPONSORED POST*   Festival season has arrived, and with it a whole host of vibrant, celeb-approved colour trends to try. From perfectly pretty pastels to bold jewel tones, if clients love colour, you can guarantee they’ll want to shake up their style at this time of year.  While experimenting with hair colour is great fun, there are some clients who ...

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The NHF brands reports of EU ban on high-powered hair dryers as “alarmist”

The NHF has responded to reports of an EU “crackdown” on high-powered hairdryers and other electrical goods, saying “they should be treated with caution but, if true, would be worrying, ill-thought-out and potentially damaging for the industry.” According to reports in The Daily Telegraph  on 11 May, the European Union is poised to ban high-powered appliances such as kettles, toasters and hairdryers ...

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Surrey’s S J Forbes reveals salon makeover

Award-winning Surrey salon S J Forbes has unveiled its new interior design, with an elegant yet contemporary new look inspired by the late fashion designer, Alexander McQueen. Based in the historic town of Egham since July 2015, the salon’s new refit was designed by directors Hayley Gibson-Forbes and Sean James McElhill to balance a contemporary, minimalist theme with a welcoming and friendly ambience in keeping ...

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D&J Ambrose announce international creative technical director

D&J Ambrose has announced the promotion of Clayde Baumann to the new role of international creative technical director. Former BHA Colour Technician of the Year, Baumann said: “At the very core of my love for hairdressing is education and leading the colour department will create a platform whereby I can contribute more to our company team as well as British hairdressing itself. “I’m ...

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NEW COLLECTION: Muse Collection by Lisa Bates

Muse is the latest collection by freelance session stylist, Lisa Bates. Taking inspiration from Andy Warhol – in particular the celebrity Polaroids that formed the backdrop to the silkscreen pop art imagery he became renowned for – the collection of eight striking images showcases a range of skills and styles. Bates said: “I wanted to create an editorial collection that worked with texture ...

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Milk_shake crowns Creative Vision Live winner at Afterlife Show

Image: Al Roberts Photography Milk_shake recently held its biggest ever UK show, Afterlife, and used the occasion to host the final of the brand’s inaugural Creative Vision Live Competition. Held on Sunday 24 April 2016 at The Grand in London’s Clapham, Afterlife saw vibrant shows from Milk_shake’s artistic team, including BHA Southern Hairdresser of the Year finalist Dave Baker, Welsh Women’s Hairdresser of the Year ...

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Revolution Hair Concepts launches new e-commerce site

British manufacturer and distributer Revolution Hair Concepts has launched a new e-commerce site to sell its range of brands across the UK and worldwide. The Revolution Hair Concepts e-shop, Revolutionhairconcepts.com, will sell brands including Keratin Revolution, Noir Caviar, Revoplex and INFINatura Cura Oil & Cura Heat. It will also have a virtual library of brand support tools, including marketing materials, ‘how to’ videos ...

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