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Lucy Potter: How I Opened my Own Salon at 25

Posted on January 17, 2018

Lucy Potter has crammed a lot into her young age including; award wins, specialist training, editorial shoots and she capped off her 25th year by opening her own salon, here she tells us how she achieved this dream at such a young age…  Believe in your vision I was self employed for 2 years renting Read More

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The Go-to Brands for E-Learning in Hairdressing

Posted on December 26, 2017

Whether you’re a beginner or a fully-qualified hairdresser, e-learning platforms are a great way to harness new skills. In fact, industry experts predict the popularity of e-learning is set to grow by at least 25% over the next five years. The advantages? Learning when you want and where you want. ghd – Get inspired on-the-go Read More

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How to Make Ultra Violet Work For Any Client

Posted on December 20, 2017

Pantone has revealed ultra violet will be the ‘it’ colour of 2018 – a deep purple shade that is sure to be a hit with your clients. Can ultra violet work for all hair types? HJi spoke to leading stylists and salon owners to find out how you can get creative with next year’s hottest Read More

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Irish Government announce Professional Hairdressing Apprenticeship

Posted on December 13, 2017

The Irish Government has announced the launch of a national professional hairdressing apprenticeship. The Hairdressing Council of Ireland spearheaded the campaign with support from the Image Skillnet Learning & Development Training Network to enhance skills within the sector and attract young people to the industry. The Hairdressing Council of Ireland said in a statement on Read More

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The F.A.M.E Team 2018 is Announced at The Fellowship Luncheon

Posted on December 8, 2017

The Fellowship’s F.A.M.E Team have long been renowned for showcasing the brightest emerging stylists in the industry, so to be picked to be a part of the team is a great honour and opportunity. At this year’s Fellowship Luncheon four talented young hairdressers were announces as the 2018 team by President Karine Jackson and Chairman Read More

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The Pros and Cons of Self-Employment in the Hairdressing Sector

Posted on December 7, 2017

Self-employment in hairdressing and barbering is on the rise according to a new report from the NHF. The proportion of self-employed workers has gone up from 48% in 2016 to 57% in 2017. Regarding the increase and what this means for the industry, Hilary Hall, NHF chief executive said: “The government is due to respond Read More

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How to Style a Dutch Braid with Great Lengths

Posted on December 6, 2017

As the party season is in full swing, clients will no doubt be after a variety of braids and up-dos. Here, Emma Todd from Jayne Jackson Salon shows you how to achieve a glamorous dutch braid for your clients’ party looks. How To – Glamorous Dutch Braid Prep – Create a wave in the hair Read More

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