Inspiration

From beautiful hairdressing collections that have caught our Editor’s eye to hair trends from the catwalk to Instagram, this is your daily dose of Hairspiration.


Lockdown Mannequin Head Creations We Have Seen on Instagram

Last updated June 15, 2020

Lockdown has illuminated a lot of things for us all, but for many hairdressers it’s really highlighted how much they love to get creative with a head of hair. So while the salons have been closed and shoots remain postponed hairdressers have been reacquainting with their mannequin heads. Here are some of the best mannequin Read More

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Spotted: The Gossip Girl Hair Trends to Recreate on your Clients

Last updated May 27, 2020

The remake of the hit TV series may postponed until Summer 2021, but, the hairstyles of the upper-East-siders are still proving to be as popular as ever (headbands, anyone?) Here, the experts show you how to achieve the Gossip Girl hair trends from each of the characters and update the iconic looks for your clients. Read More

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These Are the Most Iconic Hair Films To Watch For Inspiration

Last updated May 22, 2020

While our salons remain closed and we’re anticipating the reopening of our businesses, we’ve enlisted the help of hair historian, Rachael Gibson to share the top ten most iconic hair films to watch during lockdown. Check out these key cinematic hair moments that will give you plenty of inspiration for when you’re back behind the Read More

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The 5 Hair Books you Need to Read in Lockdown (and After)

Last updated April 30, 2020

If you have more free time on your hands than ever while the salon is closed right now you might be looking for new tasks to occupy your day. If you want to be inspired and are over spending time scrolling through Instagram, Pinterest and Tik Tok, maybe it’s time to add a few more Read More

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Life Through a Lens: Robert Eaton’s Most Iconic Images

Last updated April 8, 2020

HJ’s British Hairdresser of the Year, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional and this month’s guest editor, Robert Eaton shares his seven all-time favourite images with us… Colour ID “I love the mix of textures in this image and feel it demonstrates my passion for colour. It was one of the most iconic images from my winning Read More

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Tone it Up: The Ultimate Blonde Toner Guide

Last updated March 25, 2020

Blonde clients are known to be one of the most challenging and discerning so read on to find out how to use blonde toner to keep them looking on-point from the moment they sit in your chair until their next appointment in the salon. The ‘blondes have more fun’ saying demonstrates societal attitudes towards this iconic Read More

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Life Through a Lens: Mark Leeson’s Most Iconic Images

Last updated March 25, 2020

Mark Leeson is the global creative ambassador for Revlon Professional and is renowned for his vibrant colour work and creating beautiful collections. Here are six of his all-time favourite images. Mark Leeson’s perfect fusion image “This was part of our Sublime collection which won Artistic Team of the Year at the 2019 British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored Read More

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HJ Interiors: The Hair Movement Concept Space

Last updated March 19, 2020

The Hair Movement in Sidcup, Kent prides itself on providing guests with a five-star experience while inviting them to be the first to trial and test new products. The Hair Movement was opened in May 2018 because its founders wanted a real-life working salon environment to trial and test their brand’s products. Benjamin Shipman and Read More

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