Schwarzkopf Professional Partners with BAFTA to Elevate UK Salon Stylists

Schwarzkopf Professional, a leader in hair innovation and trends, proudly celebrate their partnership with the 2024 BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises as the official Hair Partner. This collaboration, part of Schwarzkopf Professional’s “Partners in Craft” initiative, has provided exceptional opportunities for talented stylists across the UK to showcase their skills on one of the most prestigious red carpets in the TV entertainment industry.

 The event, held on Sunday, May 12th, at the iconic Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, saw a team of eight accomplished hairstylists transform the looks of numerous high-profile guests, ensuring they were red carpet ready – all possible with help from the brands renowned styling range, OSiS. This year’s talented team included Philipp Haug (Haug London Haus), Cat Cleland (November Collective), Julian Marques (Haug London Haus), Inanch Emir (Inanch London), Marzena Cielen (Billi Currie), Fiona Breary (Rick Roberts Hair), Eden Thomson (Room 23), Melania Galeano (Melania Hair and Beauty), and Dan Joy (Haug London Haus).

Philipp Haug, lead hairstylist and Schwarzkopf Professional Ambassador, expressed his excitement about the partnership: “Working with BAFTA is a thrilling experience that allows us to push creative boundaries and collaborate with incredible talent from across the UK. It’s an honour to lead such a dedicated team and to help bring their exceptional skills to the forefront.”

 This partnership has not only highlighted Schwarzkopf Professional’s commitment to excellence in hairdressing but also provided a unique platform for stylists to gain invaluable experience outside the salon environment. “We are passionate about creating opportunities that elevate hairdressing talent and allow them to shine. Our collaboration with BAFTA is a testament to this commitment, offering our stylists the chance to be part of something truly special,” said Corinna Juergens, Brand Manager at Schwarzkopf Professional.

 For the stylists, the event was a career-defining experience. Cat Cleland from November Collective shared, “Having an opportunity like this is amazing. It’s very different from being in the salon and gives me the chance to be more creative with my styling. You have to think differently because it’s not just about a gorgeous bouncy blow dry; it’s about a style that has to stay and look camera-ready for 12 hours straight. Thank goodness for OSiS!”

Eden Thomson, who won her spot via an Instagram competition showcasing the best red-carpet look, added, “It’s amazing to have gone from creating a red carpet look in the salon for a chance to work at BAFTA, and now I’m actually here creating those looks. I am over the moon.”

 Marzena Cielen echoed the sentiments of collaboration and growth, stating, “We have such a great and supportive team today. It’s amazing to have the opportunity to work with stylists from all over the UK and come together as a team to produce something as epic as this! The best day.”

 Melania Galeano highlighted the personal growth aspect, saying, “I love being in the salon, but these opportunities really help push me out of my comfort zone and enhance my skill set. It’s great to be in a new environment with new people who are all like-minded. It’s such a fab experience and it’s great to take back all the new skills to the salon.”

The BAFTA style suite saw the teamwork their magic on stars like David Tennant, Ellie Simmonds, and Lou Teasdale, ensuring they looked stunning for their red-carpet appearances.

 This partnership exemplifies Schwarzkopf Professional’s dedication to fostering talent and innovation within the hairdressing community, reinforcing their role as true “Partners in Craft.”

For more information about Schwarzkopf Professional and their initiatives, please visit www.schwarzkopf-professional.co.uk and follow on Instagram via @SchwarzkopfProUK

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