Hair Awards and Events

Your guide to hairdressing industry competitions, awards, hair shows and events. Find all the latest news, deadlines, venues and winner information.

Entries Open for HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards 2021: Essential FAQs

Last updated March 4, 2021

As entries open for HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards 2021, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, HJ reveals the answers to your FAQs (frequently asked questions) as well as everything you need to know to put your entry together and how to enter. Click here to download the official British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional entry form Read More

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American Crew UK All Star Challenge 2021 Launches

Last updated March 1, 2021

Entries are now open for the American Crew All Star Challenge 2021. The annual search for the top talent in the grooming industry gives top stylists and barbers the opportunity to participate in a creative showdown, where they are asked to create the ultimate contemporary interpretation and expression of American Crew style. The All-Star Challenge Read More

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Learn How To Build A Winning Mindset With L’Oréal Professional Products’ ‘Reset Your Mindset’ Event

Last updated February 24, 2021

After a period of uncertainty and change, coming together as a unified community and rebuilding a positive mindset will be essential for the future of the Industry. On Monday 1st March at 7pm, L’Oréal Professional Product Division’s Reset Your Mindset event will see Formula 1 guru and guest motivational speaker Mark Gallagher, take to the virtual Read More

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Phorest Hosts Uplift 2021 To Inspire Hair Salon Owners

Last updated February 17, 2021

On Monday 8th February, Phorest hosted its virtual Uplift event, reaching over 600 salon owners in the UK and Ireland, providing business owners with a morning of inspirational and motivational education. What happened at Phorest Uplift 2021? Hosted by Phorest’s CEO Ronan Perceval and the Phorest Software team, the event offered attendees a number of Read More

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Matrix Announces M-Day + Synergy 2021 Event on 1-2 March

Last updated February 12, 2021

Matrix has announced details for its upcoming M-Day and Synergy events on 1-2 March 2021. The event is bringing hairdressers together virtually to celebrate Matrix’s new re-brand, and provide education about all aspects of hairdressing to its community. What is Matrix M-Day 2021? The M-Day event on 1 March will see the launch of Matrix’s Read More

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Hair The Love 2021 Exclusive Live Panel Brings Hairdressers Together

Last updated February 12, 2021

The Hair the Love 2021 exclusive live panel hosted by L’Oréal Professional Products and Hairdressers Journal International brought the industry together to celebrate what it means to be a hairdresser and the essential role that hairdressing plays in everyone’s lives. The Hair The Love 2021 event, which was streamed live on HJ’s official Facebook page Read More

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Alternative Hair Announces New Executive Vice President

Last updated February 4, 2021

Tony Rizzo, Founder of Alternative Hair, is pleased to announce the appointment of Allan Hogg as executive vice president. With the prospect of a second virtual Alternative Hair Show this year, Allan will support Tony on sponsorship and event organisation, as well as liaising with artistic teams and investigating new ways to fund-raise in the Read More

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Welcome to HJ’s Apprentice Week 2021: The Official Schedule

Last updated February 15, 2021

HJ’s Apprentice Week 2021 is taking place between Monday 8 February to Sunday 14 February to tie in with National Apprentice Week and help to support apprentices through these difficult times. Whether you are just starting out as a hairdressing apprentice, or want to support your apprentices in your hair salon, our week of content Read More

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