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What to Show to the Client Who Wants to Go Blonde in One Sitting

Last updated May 6, 2022

Kim Kardashian certainly turned heads at the Met Gala on Monday, wearing Marilyn Monroe’s dress from her “Happy Birthday” performance to John F. Kennedy in 1962. But once the initial frenzy settled, fans’ attention drifted to the startling transformation that was her hair. Kim Kardashian’s hair transformation A deep brunette only the previous evening at Read More

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Get That High Fashion, High-Shine Finish

Last updated April 6, 2022

The look that never goes out of style? That high fashion, high-shine finish. Hair health is hot on the scene like never before and your clients are always wanting that hearty, light-reflecting finish. Runway hairstylists have mastered the art, so HJ spoke to one to find out their special secret. Along with being the editorial Read More

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Top Tips for Creating Vivid Short Hair: Christabel Legrand

Last updated April 5, 2022

Inspired by DJ Diplo who stepped out at the Grammy’s Sunday night with bright blue hair, Pulp Riot Artist Christabel Legrand shares her top tips on how to nail those perfect vivid colour results for your clients. Check out the rest of the Grammy hair looks here. She says: “Vivid, bright colour isn’t just the Read More

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What Are Our Colour Trends for Spring 2022?

Last updated April 1, 2022

The clocks going forward this week marked the beginning of a new season, and with that, we bring you a few of our colour trends for spring 2022! Get ready for longer days, more sunshine, fewer (clothing) layers and a surge of blonde clients. But blonde isn’t all we see on our bingo cards, we-spy Read More

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The Most Popular Hairstyles of 2022 So Far Revealed

Last updated March 16, 2022

The most popular hairstyles of 2022 so far have been revealed. With restrictions easing, clients are feeling optimistic and looking to re-emerge with a new hairstyle, cut or colour – but which hairstyles are the most popular of 2022 so far? New research by data analysts at Milk + Blush* reveals the top 10 hairstyles Read More

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Style 101: The Crop

Last updated March 16, 2022

The crop is a popular look for many women, having established itself as a statement style in the 1920s. Award-winning hairdresser Martin Crean of MODE Hair in Chipping Camden – which was a finalist for Trend Image at the 2021 British Hairdressing Awards with this stunning image – looks at the evolution of the style Read More

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Get The Look: ‘The Hollywood Glam Wave’

Last updated March 3, 2022

London Fashion Week had the pleasure of hosting RIXO’s AW22 Presentation, and the hair glam was all thanks to James Earnshaw, UK trade ambassador for ghd. This is ‘The Hollywood Glam Wave’: if the 30s met the 70s, fell in love and had a baby, we think it’d look a little something like this… In Read More

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Style 101: The Bob

Last updated February 16, 2022

The bob never goes out of fashion – it’s a classic with a version to suit every face type and lifestyle, which is why we’re taking it on in our latest Style 101 series entry. For this month, modern maestro of the style and international creative director with HOB Academy, Akin Konizi, looks at its Read More

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Out With the Old, In With a Bob

Last updated February 24, 2022

As we approach spring, we’re seeing lots of clients ditch that dead weight with a big chop. Let’s take a look at HJ’s favourite celebrity bob transformations that have surfaced recently, and the importance of considering face shape when creating your client’s new ‘do’. Plus, if Jennifer Lopez can’t convince your client to take the Read More

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