Careers

Think that working as a hairdresser is all about working in a salon? Think again. If you have the talent and the right work ethic, hairdressing can take you around the world, behind the scenes at Fashion Shows or even onto the small screen. These are some of the hairdressing careers opportunities that could come your way. 


Behind the Hair Brand: Sacha Mitic and Juan Rosenlind of SachaJuan

Last updated April 7, 2020

Sacha Mitic and Juan Rosenlind the co-founders of SachaJuan reveal the secret to creating a successful professional brand and how to step outside of your comfort zone… How has SachaJuan evolved over the years? SM: I opened a salon with Juan in Stockholm in 1997 and we had expanded to five salons in Sweden when Read More

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Life of a Stylist – Vision to Fruition with Simon Ellis

Last updated February 24, 2020

For this edition of Life of a Stylist we spoke to Simon Ellis, the corporate vice president and creative director at Schwarzkopf Professional. He is a pro when it comes to searching through Instagram to discover the next big trend so naturally we quizzed him on his colour predictions and go-to Instagram accounts. How did Read More

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Meet the Artist – Sharing Inspiration with Robert Eaton

Last updated February 24, 2020

HJ’s current British Hairdresser of the Year and Wella Professionals’ Technical Director shares an insight into his current inspiration, the techniques to watch in 2020 and how to juggle working in the salon with working for an international brand… How does it feel to be the current British Hairdresser of the Year? It’s incredible! I Read More

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Life of a Stylist – From Cardiff to Tokyo with Jason Collier

Last updated February 6, 2020

Life of a Stylist is back for 2020! The series focuses on the many paths of the hairdressing industry which can be hard to know what path to follow. For the series we have exclusively tracked down hair professionals from a variety of industry positions from tour stylists to A-list Afro barbers so that you Read More

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This is How to Attract Quality Apprentices in Your Salons

Last updated January 31, 2020

Sourcing quality apprentices can be a tricky task, so we asked five industry leaders to reveal their secrets to sourcing the best of the best. “Always treat apprentices like future staff” Paul Simbler, director of HOB salons: “We place a big focus on an apprentice’s career with HOB, rather than viewing the apprenticeship as just a means Read More

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Beat the New Year Blues with These Inspirational Guides

Last updated January 9, 2020

New year is a funny time, isn’t it? It’s a time to forget the sins of the party season, give your body a break and blitz a nutritious breakfast in your juicer. It’s a time to hit refresh and set goals for the 12 months ahead. But it’s also a time where returning to your Read More

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How to Turn your Salon Business Around with Tips from Ryan Fox

Last updated January 30, 2020

Are you ready to start the new decade with a plan to transform your salon business? Salon consultant Ryan Fox shares his tips for turning your salon business around in 2020. Most people’s hair keeps on growing, which is good news for salons but as a salon owner keeping your business growing in today’s hectic Read More

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Life Through a Lens: Errol Douglas’ Most Iconic Images

Last updated February 24, 2020

Errol Douglas MBE sits in the British Hairdressing Awards Hall of Fame for Afro Hairdresser of the Year,  here are six of his most iconic images from the Life Though a Lens series in HJ. The Shag “It’s hard to shoot hair in black and white as you lose a lot of definition. This was my Read More

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