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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:

This is How Tracey Cunningham Juggles it All

Tracey Cunningham is famed for creating the show-stopping Kardashian Kolor that sparks a thousand appointments. But her success wasn’t overnight, it is years of hard work that has led to her aspirational career. Here she tells how she got there. To hear more from Tracey and her infinite colour knowledge head to her upcoming Masterclass  Read More

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Jack Howard Reveals the Art of Balayage

Hair colourist Jack Howard is touring the country in the coming months with his education course ‘Introduction to the 4  Gestures of Balayage.’ Here he explains why he became a hairdresser and has become known as the ‘King of Balayage’. What was your route into hair? I started out as a Saturday boy when I Read More

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Life Through a Lens: Trevor Sorbie’s Most Iconic Images

Trevor Sorbie images have won HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional, an impressive four times. He created the iconic wedge haircut while working with Vidal Sassoon and he was the first hairdresser to receive an MBE from the Queen. Here are six of Trevor’s all-time favourite images – would you be able to recognise Read More

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How to be a Successful Business Director of a Salon

Current Business Director of the Year Janet Maitland of Janet Maitland Hair Excellence Salons in Durham shares the secrets behind her success as a salon business director. How did it feel to win Business Director of the Year at the British Hairdressing Business Awards? I was delighted to win, especially as I’m the first independent Read More

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Hairdressing Interview Tips from Three Top Salon Chains

Looking for interview tips? We spoke to three of the UK’s salon chains to discover what future employers are really looking for during an interview. Here’s what they said… Lisa Wheatcroft, people director, Rush Hair & Beauty What three qualities do you look for in a candidate? At Rush we look for individuals who are Read More

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12 Hairdressing Careers That Don’t Involve Working in a Salon

Working in a salon and having a thriving column is a much coveted career trajectory, but there are many paths to a successful hairdressing career. From working backstage at The X Factor to perfecting hair at a funeral home, we uncover the diverse and rewarding routes a career in hairdressing could take you. Plus, those Read More

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