Life of a Stylist

We speak exclusively to stylists in their dream jobs on how they made it to where they are! Prepare to be inspired.



How to Choose a BHA Team for Your Collection

Last updated March 31, 2021

Getting a BHA team together is an important first step when entering the British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional. From make-up artists to photographers to stylists – having a strong BHA team working with you can help you bring your vision to life. We asked the top hairdressers to share the importance to creating Read More

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Meet The Wig Expert Behind Drag Race UK Contestants’ Epic Wigs

Last updated March 1, 2021

If you’re a long-time viewer of RuPaul’s Drag Race, you’ll know it takes charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent to make it on the show. And it just so happens the same traits are needed to create the epic drag queen wigs. Here, professional wig artist Chanel Murray spills the tea on the incredible wig looks Read More

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Life of a Stylist: Collette Doyle on Nutrition and Hair Health

Last updated January 26, 2021

For the latest edition of Life of a Stylist, we chat with nutrition graduate and art director Collette Doyle who believes the connections between the hair and health industries are closer than we might first think. What was your journey into the hair industry? I knew from a young age I wanted to finish school Read More

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Life of a Stylist: Ross Charles on Balancing Multiple Career Paths

Last updated November 23, 2020

As a salon owner, ambassador, hairdresser and photographer, it’s fair to say Ross Charles keeps busy. For this month’s edition of Life of a Stylist, we took a moment from his packed schedule to discover exactly how he does it. What was Ross Charles’ journey into the hair industry? I started my hair journey by Read More

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Life of a Freelancer: Jayde Collins on Braving the Industry Solo

Last updated October 22, 2020

Taking the jump to becoming a freelancer can be daunting, but Jayde Collins believes it was the best choice she’s ever made. For Hairdresser Journal’s Freelance Week, we chat with her about working with Hunter Collective and The Social, the dreaded work-life balance and the go-to products in her kitbag. What was Jayde’s journey into Read More

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Life of a Stylist: Rick Roberts On Being Persistent and Experimental

Last updated September 7, 2020

For this edition of Life of a Stylist, we spoke to many of many talents Rick Roberts about his varied career- salon owner, Wahl artistic team member, Schwarzkopf Professional artistic team member and HJ’s 2019 Afro Hairdresser of the Year. How did Rick Roberts get into the hair industry? Before I was a hairdresser I Read More

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