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Wahl Professional launches revolutionary new edition of best-selling Super Taper clipper

Last night saw the launch of Wahl’s new Cordless Super Taper at London’s dapper Ted’s Grooming Room, with stylists and press gathering to see the Wahl artistic team demonstrate the capabilities of the new edition of the internationally best-selling clipper. Hailed “’the clipper launch of the decade” by Wahl artistic director Simon Shaw, the Cordless Super Taper boasts the high ...

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Aveda Institute gears up for April’s Earth Month to raise cash for global water conservation charities

With Aveda’s Earth Month 2014 marking its 15-year anniversary, the team at the brand’s flagship Covent Garden Lifestyle Salon and Spa is stepping up alongside thousands of other Aveda locations around the world to raise $6 million to benefit water conservation. The initiative will see global Aveda stylists volunteering their time to offer ‘appointments for the Earth’ in return for ...

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Always wanted to open your own salon? The NHF’s free online guides show you how

The National Hairdressers’ Federation (NHF) has published a series of free online guides to aid hairdressing, barbering and beauty entrepreneurs in successfully launching a new business. The free guides cover how to get started and how to build a profitable and long-term successful business, with practical tips and advice on market research, property, business plans, obtaining finance, taxes, management, and ...

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New Fabyouless salon loyalty card launches with star-studded party

Press, television stars and bloggers gathered at London’s swanky Sanderson Hotel last night for the launch of new salon loyalty card initiative Fabyouless. Available now, the new card gives consumers 25 per cent off thousands of participating hair, beauty and health services for a one-off launch fee of £29.99. Over 1,000 salons have already signed up for the free scheme ...

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Ken Picton triumphs at Cardiff Life Awards 2014

Cardiff salon owner Ken Picton and his team triumphed at the recent Cardiff Life Awards 2014 taking home the winning trophy for the Hair category at the ceremony that celebrates the city’s best independent businesses. The win adds to an exciting period for Picton, as he was recently announced as ghd’s new education ambassador alongside Sam McKnight and Zoe Irwin, ...

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Ten reasons why The Salon Magazine loves Trevor Sorbie

  To celebrate Trevor Sorbie’s sixty-fifth birthday we reveal why we love the hair industry icon… 1. Since 1985, Sorbie has won British Hairdresser of the Year an unrivalled four times and his career has seen him win more awards for his work than Nicole Kidman. 2. Sorbie was the first hairdresser to ever be awarded an M.B.E. from the ...

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