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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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NEW COLLECTION: The Adem and Lilith Collection by Robert Kirby London

“…The birth of sin itself, before the Apple they had shut their eyes and their minds had gone dark. Now, they imagined. They watched themselves, they were inspired…” The Adem and Lilith Collection by Robert Kirby presents romantic looks for men and women: full bodied, soft-line texture with high styling and outline for men, and heavy curl structure and soft cutting techniques with illustriousness and movement for ...

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D&J Ambrose present at Wella Celebration of Award Winning Talent

D&J Ambrose art team members Luke Benson and Clayde Baumann recently represented British Hairdresser of the Year award winner Darren Ambrose at the Wella World London Studio at Wella’s Celebration of Award Winning Talent show. The duo, award winners themselves with Benson the current Creative Head IT Guy 2015 and Baumann winning British Colour Technician of the Year 2014, took to the stage to close the show held for key ...

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Herb UK Ltd announces new operations director

Herb UK Ltd, parent company of Organic Colour Systems, has announced the appointment of Mark D’Arcy as its new operations director. D’Arcy’s appointment comes at a time of rapidly expanding global operations for Herb UK and his role is to ensure a continued clear focus and direction to the manufacturing and supply chain operations whilst providing an excellent level of customer service ...

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Tikadi relaunches flagship Essex salon

The team at Essex’s Tikadi salon recently welcomed friends, family and clients to the launch of their recently extended and refurbished flagship. Also marking nine years of success at the Theydon Bois salon, the event saw both regular clients and lots of new faces take in the new expansion which now seats 15 stations and is full of natural light. With the team ...

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