These are the Articles You Loved Most This Year (Disclaimer: No Coronavirus Mentions Here)
As 2020 draws to a close we’ve taken a look back on some of the articles you loved (or should we say clicked on) most this year (and there’s no mention of Coronavirus in sight we promise)! So here are a selection of the articles that really grabbed your attention in 2020 that were not related to Coronavirus…
1) Articles you loved most: The Wig Whisperer
In January, the Wig Whisperer – the Salon Service you Need to Know ABout was your must-read piece of content and we can see why because our exclusive interview with Sade Popoola reveals how you can shake things up in your salon by offering clients a Wigs Concierge Service – what a genius idea?
2) Articles you loved most: The Truth About What it Means to be a Hairdresser
You absolutely adored Melissa Timperley’s opinion piece as part of HJ’s Apprentice Week in February with her beautiful insights on what it truly means to be a hairdresser. If you missed it the first time round – now is your chance to read it and feel uplifted about the incredible work you do every day for your loyal clients. If this year has shown us anything it’s that the general public really do love the hairdressing industry just as much as you do!
3) Articles you loved most: Don’t Box Dye Your Hair at Home and Other Tips for Clients
Ok… we may have lied just a little bit. There is a mention of Coronavirus here but in a direct sense. In March when lockdown was just beginning and the hair industry was coming to terms with being closed, you flocked in your droves to our article on the best advice tips to give to clients while at home.
4) Article you loved: Pretty Popular Hair Shades That Will Define the Decade
In April you wanted some light relief and were completely inspired by our article with predictions on the hair shades that will define the 2020s: From amber haze glaze and chunky highlights to pearly blondes and opals, we asked the experts to reveal the shades that will be making their mark over the next few years.
5) Article you loved: Have you Heard About the £1.7 Million Haircut?
This article, which was published in May about a documentary by Lions Barber Collective’s Tom Chapman really struck a chord with you all. His documentary discusses the fact someone in the UK takes their own life every 120 minutes, 75% of them being men so the need for change is more crucial than ever. ‘The £1.7 Million Haircut’ follows Tom taking the challenge head on, to break down the stigma around men discussing their mental health.
6) Article you loved: How to Fix Your Clients’ Lockdown Mistakes
As you prepped for reopening your hair business doors for the start of July, many of you clicked on our article which revealed hints and tips for fixing your clients’ lockdown mistakes. Did the most common mistakes we predicted ring true once you reopened your doors or did you have different issues to deal with?
7) Article you loved most: Great News Your Clients Are Ready for a Chop
We could not have been more excited and clearly you were too about the fact the chop had come back into fashion. Clients who had spent months unintentionally growing their hair were desperate to get it snipped off and many took the plunge and had a complete restyle and lots more than just a trim.
8) Article you loved most: Mallen Streaks Are Officially Cool Again
The mallen-streak has made a come-back and many of you couldn’t wait to click on our article explaining what the mallen streak actually is, who is wearing it in the celebrity world with pride and how to guide your clients on how to make the most of it in the salon.
9) Article you loved most: The Best Shoes For Hairdressers As Voted for By Hairdressers
Your hands are clearly your most treasured body part as a hairdresser because without them you can’t chop and snip and create magic on your clients’ hair day in and day out. But what about the fact you have to stand on your poor feet for hours on end? In this article we asked hairdressers to share their most trusty shoes that ensure they can stand behind the chair for hours on end.
10) Article you loved most: HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional 2020 Finalists
The day we reveal the finalists of HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional is always eagerly anticipated but this year it was even more exciting than ever as we all needed something to look forward to.