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Future Talent is powered by L’Oréal Professionnel, Matrix and Redken and is designed to support you at every step of your hairdressing career, with job advice, hair tutorials and plenty of inspiration to help you progress in this exciting and inspiring industry. 

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Time to Step Up and Shine!

Posted on July 12, 2017

After winning the Step Up and Shine scholarship in May, 18-year-old hairdresser Evie Scrowston from Hays Salon in Hull has now officially begun her year-long educational journey. As part of the scholarship – run in association with the National Hairdressers’ Federation and the Fellowship for British Hairdressing –  Evie and renowned hairdressing educator, Debbie G, Read More

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Gender Neutral Styling by Indola

Posted on July 10, 2017

A gender-neutral looks that balances cool with flattering was order of the day for this look from the Smart Street Style collection by Indola. Avoid severe fringes and opt for long at the front for flexible styling options that reveal subtle colour effects. Cutting top tip from Andy Smith at Real Hair, London “I wanted a Read More

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What Inspires HJ’s Stylist of the Year Chloe Ascot of Hare & Bone?

Posted on July 5, 2017

Chloe Ascott, of Hare & Bone, London shares her inspirations and ambitions Fashion is my favourite source of inspiration. I’m a shopaholic. I’m a high street shopper and love to see how quickly the trends and styles change. It’s great to see the trends, colours and shapes. ‘Creative play time’ is the best way to Read More

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Create Volume and Height with Balmain Paris Hair Couture

Posted on July 3, 2017

Extensions are the perfect accessory to create volume, colour, height and length, with or without the commitment. For a voluminous finish, they can add volume and height exactly where you want it.  Follow these steps to get the look from Balmain Paris Hair Couture: 1 Apply Systeme Volume to add more volume. 2 Distribute Volume Read More

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Get The Dusty Rose Bob by Vivienne Mackinder

Posted on June 30, 2017

Inspired by Boho Rock, the latest collection by Vivienne Mackinder is a fusion of rock n’ roll and bohemian. This dusty rose bob is a simple way to introduce rose colours to the hair. Here’s how to get the look: Hair cut 1 Razor-cut the hair into a square bob line. 2 Cut the fringe Read More

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Steps to Create an Editorial Brunette by Wella Professionals

Posted on June 29, 2017

This long-layered cut with a soft, oval fringe has a premium editorial look thanks to its deep multi-tonal brunette colour. Click on the Gallery to follow the simple steps to get the look… Colour formulas A and E Koleston Perfect 5/77 + Welloxon Perfect 6% + Color.id (E is the same formula without Color.id) B Read More

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Get The Unicorn Look with Salon Services

Posted on June 26, 2017

Unicorn hair continues to be popular with media influencers and celebrities embracing the big, bright, colour hair. Zara Lynch, colour expert at Salon Services UK & Ireland, gives these steps to get the look. Preparation For the pre-lightening mix, mix Blonde Studio Freehand Powder with L’Oreal Professionnel Cream Oxydant 20 vol in a 1:1.5 ratio Read More

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Create Voluptuous Curls with Indola

Posted on June 22, 2017

Curls, curls, curls – the go-to style of the moment, it’s an easy look to embrace. Turn up the hair to the max in a softly seductive shape and then blend in a series of luxuriously rich shapes. Cutting top tip from Andy Smith “Any shape with corners (squares or triangles) can be a problem for curly Read More

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L’Oreal Professionnel Teams Up With Central Saint Martins

Posted on June 21, 2017

L’Oreal Professionnel teamed up with the Central Saint Martin’s BA show with a team of hairdressers who worked with the fashion students on their collections. The collaboration, now in its 17th year, recognises and promotes the way hair and fashion is historically linked and is a great way to combine up-and-coming fashion and hairdressing talent. Read More

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