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Is this new hairdryer by Dyson set to shake up the industry?

The national newspapers and glossies have been reporting on a new hairdryer today invented by global super-brand Dyson. Launching this June for a £299 price tag, the dryer cost £50 million over four years to develop – with 600 prototypes made before the final version. The dryer contains the V9, Dyson’s smallest and most advanced digital motor, which it claims is up to eight ...

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Anne Veck awarded Global Winner at The Style Masters 2016

Anne Veck, owner of Anne Veck Salons, has scooped the award for Global Winner of The Style Master International Contest 2016 and also takes the title for the first ever winner from the UK. Over 4,400 stylists from 60 countries gathered in Paris to witness Revlon Professional’s annual global competition, which was created to give a platform for stylists to show their creative talent ...

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Nominations now open for F.A.M.E. Team 2017

The Fellowship for British Hairdressing is on the hunt for up-and-coming talent to be part of 2017 F.A.M.E. Team and the nominations round is now open. The platform offers amazing opportunities for the successful four who will enjoy an action-packed calendar of events, workshops and stage presentations alongside top industry experts to develop their knowledge and techniques. Previous F.A.M.E. Team members include Errol Douglas MBE, Jamie Stevens ...

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Aitch & Aitch group launches new salon in London’s Herne Hill

The Aitch & Aitch salon group recently welcomed guests, local residents and press to the opening of its newest salon in London’s Herne Hill. Aitch SE24 held its lively opening evening on Tuesday, 12 April, and took the chance to showcase the salon’s boutique-led aesthetics, designed to offer something a little different to its established Aitch & Aitch salons in Beckenham and West Wickham, Kent. ...

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NEW COLLECTION: Indola Colour & Care

Image: 30s – soft pink pastel polished bob Boost your colour business with Indola’s new Colour & Care collection. Indola identified clear patterns in what suits clients at different ages and created four exclusive trend-inspired looks for women in their 20s through to their 50s to help colourists give a tailor-made service for every age group. On-trend 20s – Blonde balayage, loose waves Women ...

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SalonGenius launches interactive review platfrom

SalonGenius has launched a new interactive platform where salons, spas and therapists can host and manage their reviews. The new feature has been created in collaboration with Salonspy.com, an online community that provide listings for every salon and spa in the UK, and will allow users to automatically generate reviews from customers post appointments via SMS. A real advantage to salon owners and managers, the ...

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Great business advice for hair and beauty salon owners

As any salon owner or director knows, managing a salon business requires a whole raft of skills, many of which are unique to the industry, plus a wide knowledge of employment law and practice. From staff absence to client health and safety, to rent-a-chair agreements and race equality, keeping on top of it all can be daunting and finding the right kind ...

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Milk_shake art team presents Red Collection

The UK Milk_shake art team recently teamed up with EASI Hair Supplies to present its Red Collection to an audience of Essex and Suffolk salons at Colchester Town Hall. Josie Deex Newman, managing director of Easi Hair Supplies, hosted the milk_shake themed party with 120 guests enjoying milk bottles filled with cocktails, canapés, selfie sticks and an after party. The Milk_shake art ...

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Fudge Professional collaborates with London School of Barbering

Fudge Professional has joined forces with the UK’s leader in barbering education, London School of Barbering, with an aim to deliver the next generation of barbers with industry-leading and innovative training. The collaboration sees London School of Barbering become an official Fudge Professional stockist meaning its students will be trained using the brand’s product portfolio and its educators will also use the ...

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NEW COLLECTION: The Expression Collection by Andrew Barton, Urban Retreat at Harrods

Above: Wild at Heart The Expression Collection by Andrew Barton, salon creative director for Urban Retreat at Harrods, aims to inspire women to transform how they look and feel with exquisite styling and wearable trends. Inspired by the latest catwalk trends, the collection offers four beautiful looks that celebrate natural beauty from feminine soft textures to 50s glamour and summertime chic. ...

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