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Jack Howard’s one-to-one Balayage tutorials attract international delegates

Jack Howard at Paul Edmonds, international hair colourist to the likes of Gillian Anderson, Poppy Delevingne and Suki Waterhouse, has attracted overseas delegates for his new one-to-one Balayage education at the Knightsbridge salon. Casey Chua flew in from Singapore to spend a day with Howard learning the technique in a one-to-one situation, having been referred by an American colourist who had recently done the same thing. ...

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Bleach London opens on Soho’s Berwick Street

East London’s cult salon Bleach London has opened a West End sister salon in Soho, with a new 1000 sq ft. flagship arranged over two floors at 2 Berwick Street. Founded in 2010 by hairstylist to the stars, Alex Brownsell, and best friend Sam Teasdale in Brownsell’s kitchen, the Dalston-based salon has transformed the trend for bright dye-jobs into a thriving brand with an extensive celebrity ...

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Perth’s The Cutting Room celebrates 30 years in business

Perth-based salon, The Cutting Room, is celebrating after hitting a landmark 30 years of successful trading. The family business was started by current owner Stephen McCartney’s father, while his sister also worked for the company for 10 years before moving to Melbourne, Australia. Early days saw L’anza as its professional products partner, but now the salon is associated with luxury, premium brand, ...

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Brush up on holistic skills at the FHT training congress – tickets available now!

  Tickets are now on sale for the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) Training Congress, taking place 6 September 2015, giving complementary, beauty and sport therapists the chance to brush up on their skills, develop their businesses or learn something new. The annual conference will this year be held in Stratford-upon-Avon, and will give therapists the chance to gain valuable CPD ...

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Rae Palmer partners with Revlon Professional

Award-winning hairdresser Rae Palmer has partnered with Revlon Professional as part of a move that sees her rebrand her eponymous business as WeLove Salons. Palmer, who is currently shortlisted for Southern Hairdresser of the Year, will be an ambassador for Revlon and will be focusing on the role of the commercial hairdresser in the industry today. Her aim is to empower the high ...

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Tan Organic takes safe tanning campaign to London’s streets

Tan Organic teamed up with blogger and cancer survivor Eimear Coghlan to promote safe tanning as part of the black ribbon campaign, together taking their message to some of the capital’s busiest spots. Despite a rainy day on Thursday 13 August, the eco-certified self-tanning brand walked a procession of bikini-clad models, including Miss Bikini Ireland Judy Fitzgerald, down Oxford Street where they ...

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Ego Professional rallies nation’s salons for National Blow Dry Day

Salons across the country came together for National Blow Dry Day, celebrating and raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support through a range of fundraising initiatives such as discounted blow-dries, tip donations and prize draws. Organised by Ego Professional on 28 July, National Blow-Dry aims to bridge the gap between the high street and home, encouraging stylists over the UK to ...

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Debbie Thomas Skin re-brands and moves to Chelsea Private Clinic

Industry leading aesthetic practitioner Debbie Thomas and her team have relocated to the prestigious Chelsea Private Clinic as part of a rebrand which sees the company go from its original name of Debbie Thomas Skin to its new moniker of Debbie Thomas Clinic. Officially launched on 10 August, the team now offers its signature DNA skin and body treatments, created ...

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Scotland’s Indigo Sun announces five new salons across the UK

Image: Frank Taylor Stirling-based tanning salon chain Indigo Sun has announced plans to open a further five new state-of-the-art salons across the UK. Taking its successful model of great locations with the latest UV technology and equipment to the length of the country, Indigo Sun will open two new premises close to London with a further three in Milton Keynes, ...

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Beauty Changes Lives names Dr Murad as 2016 Legacy Honouree

The Beauty Changes Lives (BCL) Foundation has announced that Dr. Howard Murad, board-certified dermatologist and founder of Murad skincare, will be its 2016 Legacy Award honouree. The non-profit initiative is designed to raise awareness of how careers in the hair, beauty and wellness industry transform lives both personally and professionally. The award recognises individuals in the beauty industry who nurture, mentor, support and inspire the next ...

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