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.

Save This Date and Watch Your Creativity Evolve

Last updated May 13, 2022

For a futuristic, immersive evening of inspiration, energy and diversity, make a date for the Evolve event from Matrix. Held on 13 June in Manchester, with numerous ways to join in the fun, choose from an in-person experience, to an exclusive VIP pass, to an interactive live stream from the comfort of your own space. Read More

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Resources for Hairdressers Struggling with their Mental Health

Last updated May 12, 2022

We’ve been through a lot as an industry the past couple of years, and that means hairdressers struggling with their mental health has become all the more common.  For HJ’s Mental Health Awareness Week, we thought it was an important time to check in with the community and help out those who may be struggling. Read More

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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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Met Gala 2022: HJ’s Showstopper Hair Looks

Last updated May 3, 2022

At the Met Gala 2022, attendees were called upon to embody the grandeur of Gilded Age New York. The A Lister’s wowed us from head to toe, but we needn’t remind you that this is HJ. So, we bring to you what we know best – our showstopper hair looks from the Met Gala 2022… Read More

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Robert Masciave Sculpted This Using Only Hair…

Last updated April 28, 2022

London’s most imaginative hotel, The Mandrake, brought some creative spirit to its existing art collection – unveiling a new cultural collaboration by Robert Masciave that combines art and beauty. And he displayed his latest (wearable) sculpture made entirely of hair… The chandelier installation located in the lobby of The Mandrake Award-winning Robert Masciave, one of Read More

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ALFAPARF Milano begins Hunt for the Next Colour GenHAIRation

Last updated April 21, 2022

Could you be crowned the winner of ALFAPARF Milano’s Next Colour GenHAIRation competition? Then showcase your flawless skills in the contest that will reward your creativity! ALFAPARF Milano is on a quest to uncover talent from all over the world in the Next Colour GenHAIRation competition. Taking part is simple – just mix your favourite Read More

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Get The Easter Look With Pulp Riot Artist Verity Waite

Last updated April 14, 2022

Pulp Riot Artist Verity Waite has used Pulp Riot Semi-Permanent Colour to create a pastel, Mini Egg-inspired style – the perfect colour look to experiment with over Easter! Get the look (The client already had a deep pink and purple split that had previously been applied.) Apply Pulp Riot Blonde AF on the root and for Read More

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Style 101: Balayage

Last updated April 14, 2022

Balayage may have been causing a buzz within the hairdressing world for the past few years, but it actually first became popular back in the 1970s. Brooks & Brooks artistic director, Marlon Hawkins, breaks down this popular technique. A hairdresser called Yvan, who worked at the Carita Salon in Paris, is credited with inventing the Read More

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