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#iamahairartistWIN: October’s Winners Are Here! (Plus How You Can Enter This Month)

Last updated November 12, 2021

Hairdressers Journal International and L’Oréal Professionnel Paris have partnered up together to launch the #IAmAHairArtistWIN competition, which shines a light on the talent across our brilliant hairdressing industry and with the aim of filling social media with incredible hair looks and inspiration. Drum roll, please… our #IAmAHairArtistWIN October winners are here! Our guest judge for October, Read More

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How Hairdressers Can Support Clients With Cancer

Last updated October 26, 2021

Hairdressers can often be unsure on what to advise when their client is going through cancer treatment and how they can best look after their hair before, during and after treatment. But there are many ways hairdressers can support clients with cancer. “Hair loss from cancer treatment can be a very emotional time that affects Read More

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Awarding Body Tackles Lack of Diversity in Stock Imagery for Aspiring Hairdressers

Last updated September 28, 2021

Market-leading awarding organisation, VTCT, have created their own hair and beauty imagery after finding stock images lacked enough diversity to educate their learners. VTCT, who offer vocational and technical qualifications around the UK for the hair and beauty industry, decided to shoot their own photos to ensure that learners will receive accurate training on the Read More

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L’Oréal Professionnel Launch New Curls & Coils Online Training

Last updated September 2, 2021

Master the core skills needed for cutting, colouring, styling and caring for curls and coils with L’Oréal Professionnel Paris. An online training programme available on L’Oréal Access and open to all, the complimentary online course will help to support all hair professionals with technical and practical training. And the best thing? It’s all delivered by Read More

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Barrie Stephen Gifts Students With £5,000 Worth of Styling Tools

Last updated July 20, 2021

Salon owner Barrie Stephen has gifted students with over £5,000 worth of ghd styling tools, in collaboration with the support of his styling tool partner, ghd. Students at Heart of England Training Academy were given treated to a Christmas in July with 50 styling tools (worth over £5,000 RRP), helping to support the next generation Read More

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Design Essentials Professional Support Greater Inclusivity Within Industry

Last updated July 20, 2021

Design Essentials Professional has continued to show its support for greater inclusivity within the industry with a new training programme set to launch, following the recent approval of the Hairdressing National Occupational Standards for more extensive education which caters to all hair types. Following this change of National Occupational Standards, college tutors will require specialist Read More

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VTCT Announces Black Hair and Skin as Part of Core Curriculum

Last updated July 15, 2021

VTCT has initiated an overhaul of their qualification offering to ensure its learners have the knowledge to work within an inclusive and diverse society. The awarding body, which offers qualifications globally, has pledged to ensure that black hair and skincare forms part of the core element of VTCT qualifications, making their qualifications inclusive and accessible. Read More

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