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Whether you're just starting out in the hair and beauty industries or are a seasoned pro with years' experience, there's always plenty to learn. Discover our hottest tips and advice for landing your dream hair or beauty job - no matter how experienced you are:

Disability History Month: Meet Hairdresser Mitch Chalmers

This Disability History Month we interview Mitch Chalmers who was paralysed after a spinal cord injury in 2014 and works full time as a professional hairdresser. Here’s his story, plus he shares how salons can include and attract disabled clients and employees. HJ was kindly put in touch with Mitch Chalmers via the Hair and Read More

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Who Has Been Appointed Nioxin Editorial Ambassador?

Zoë Irwin has been announced as the editorial ambassador for Nioxin, the salon brand for thicker, fuller-looking hair. The award-winning stylist will represent the brand showcasing its portfolio or hair and scalp solutions. Zoë brings with her decades of experience working in various disciplines of hairdressing, including editorial, session, salon, product development and trend forecasting roles. Read More

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The Business Books and Podcasts The Hair and Beauty Industry Rates

When we spoke to three hair and beauty business influencers during the virtual event Professional Beauty World, and conversation soon got round to the books and podcasts that have helped inspire them as leaders. Have you listened to or read any of them yet? Kaye Sotomi, founder of ChopChop London “The Business of Fashion podcast touches Read More

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The Online Hairdressing Education Courses to Know About for October

As online education continues to gain momentum thanks to the continuing pandemic restrictions, it’s worth getting the following online hairdressing courses on your radar for October. Chris Appleton 2020 World-Wide Virtual Master Class When: 19 October, 10am (PST), 1pm (EST) and 6pm (UK time) What: Chris says, “Time is money so we need to make Read More

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The Government Initiatives Available to Hairdressing Businesses

The National Hair and Beauty Federation’s director Tina Beaumont-Goddard outlines the UK Government initiatives and measures that are still available to hairdressing businesses in October and beyond. Since the coronavirus outbreak began, the government has announced a raft of measures to help support businesses and individuals in the hair and beauty industry, says NHBF director Tina Read More

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Life of a Stylist: Jake Unger on Being Head of Education at 30

Despite just turning 30, Jake Unger has already become HOB Academy head of education. Here, he explains the importance of becoming an expert and sharing your knowledge with others. What was Jake’s journey into the hair industry? I initially started as a barber in a barbershop in Kent. About six months into my training, I Read More

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5 Ways to Find the Right Online Educator for You

With reduced options for face to face education and an influx of virtual education platforms popping up, it’s important to find an online hair educator that you gel with. We asked a mix of educators and stylists for their top tips on finding the right online educator. Use Instagram “I’ve found each online educator has Read More

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