Hairdressing How-Tos


Ever wonder ‘how did they do that’? These hairdressing tutorials and step-by-step guides enable you to recreate some of the hottest hairstyles of the moment. With plenty of cutting and colouring inspiration and looks for hairdressers of all levels and abilities you’re sure to find a look to inspire you.

Party Hair – How to Create Big and Bouncy Curls

Posted on November 15, 2018

In the run up to the festive season, one of the most popular party hair requests will be for big, bouncy curls. It’s good news then that you can master this look created by Paul Stafford for the Denman Modern Lives collection in ten easy steps. You’re welcome. Comb through towel-dried hair with mousse. Then Read More

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How to Achieve this Subtle Pink Colour with Matrix!

Posted on September 21, 2018

This look is perfect for injecting a bit of subtle creative colour for clients that are after something a bit different but not too much out of their comfort zone. Follow the steps and formulas to create this subtle pink hair colour! COLOUR: Work with the length, texture and density of the hair and apply Read More

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Grease is the Word! How to Create 1950s Pincurls

Posted on September 17, 2018

To celebrate 40 years since the release of the iconic film Grease, Salon Services teamed up with OPI, Wella and ghd to host a Grease-themed day of Summer Lovin’ hair colour and styling. Here, Fergal Doyle from Wella Professionals and Lorna Baker from ghd share a step-by-step guide to creating a 1950s pincurls look they’re Read More

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How to Create this Blend of Colours on Afro-Textured Hair

Posted on September 14, 2018

The Matrix artistic team created this stunning blend of colours on Afro-textured hair by first pre-lightening. Read the formulas below to see what these used for the finished look. Place the colours visually where you want them to lay on the head and melt the colours at the meeting point to avoid hard lines. Colour Read More

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How to Achieve Cool Pixelated Colour with Fudge Professional

Posted on September 6, 2018

Offer a pixelated colour to your clients with this step by step from with X-Presion creative team for Fudge Professional. To start pre-lighten natural depth 6.0 dark blonde formula for a pale yellow result. Formulas A: Speed Lightening Powder + 6% Catalyst Crème Developer 1:2 ratio B: Headpaint T11 Graphite + No Lift Catalyst Crème Read More

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How to Achieve an Ice Cool Blonde with milk_shake

Posted on August 30, 2018

With blonde being the nation’s favourite hair colour, perfecting the hottest shade should be high on your to-do list. This blonde is Kylie Jenner’s new favourite shade, and while hers is a wig, this ice cool blonde is completely achievable on natural hair. Here milk_shake has the steps to recreate this ice cool blonde hue… Read More

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How to Create Schwarzkopf Professional’s Marble Effect

Posted on August 30, 2018

Create this marble effect with multi-dimensional shine by Schwarzkopf Professional’s UK ambassador Tim Scott-Wright. The contemporary colour technique enables you to create a modern diffused silhouette. The colour placement is designed to bring emphasis to the perimeter shape around the face, creating lift and brightening the complexion. Working with a variation of colour levels, a perfect Read More

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How to Recreate Kylie Jenner’s Platinum Blonde VMAs 2018 Look

Posted on August 21, 2018

Kylie Jenner sported a stunning platinum blonde ponytail to the 2018 VMAs. The look was created by Andrew Fitzsimons using a brand new tool from ghd, which lands in September. Speaking about the inspiration behind the look, Andrew explains: “Kylie was wearing a high collar, sexy Tom Ford white suit so we wanted the hair to Read More

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