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Update from the Hair & Barber Council

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson MP, announced on Monday 10 May that the next phase of the lockdown would be going ahead as planned in England from Monday 17 May. 

3 months ago

SMOKY HAIR: A new colour story your clients will love - with L'Oréal Professionnel

You know the Smoky Eye, so what is Smoky Hair?

The Smoky Eye is a make-up classic so well known that it has found its way into the world of hair colouring and inspired a new service now known as ‘Smoky Hair’. Playing with a mix of blended shades and using multi-dimensional tones to create contrast from root to tip, this technique truly embodies the Smoky Eye and all of its appealing factors. The Smoky Hair technique allows for a low maintenance hair colour that looks expensive, yet natural. Whether your clients are blonde or brunette, prefer a subtle or dramatic look, Smoky Hair is suitable for all clients of all hair types and all hair colours.

3 months ago

Welcome back!

As long as there are no surprises, Wales could open up the hair and beauty industry as early as March 15, and England will be back at work on April 12. This excellent news has caused a huge wave of excitement has resulted in a flood of bookings, and we're here to make sure you're ready!

5 months ago

Waxing will bounce back!

Lockdown 3.0 has seen the beauty industry grind to another frustrating and disappointing halt. As frustrating as it is there are always positive things that come out of adversity and right now the time we have, is our most important tool. Time means you will be prepared and ready to reopen the appointment book, ready to welcome back your trusty clientele with the incredible service you offer them, and the incredible service they have been missing.
Waxing will bounce back!

5 months ago

Hairdressers in England must wear face masks & visors and close contact treatments resume from 15th August

Yesterday on Thursday 13th August, it was announced by the UK Government that all hairdressers in England will need to wear a type II face mask and visor that covers the face, from Saturday 15th August.

1 year ago

Aston & Fincher support Beauty Backed to help beauty businesses recover from months of no income

Did you know that one in every sixty jobs in the UK is in the Beauty industry? Aestheticians, therapists, clinicians and makeup artists have not been able to earn an income for over five months due to the impact of COVID19.

1 year ago

HM Treasury extends temporary VAT tax cut until October

Great news for all hair and beauty businesses, as it was recently announced by the HM Treasury that the temporary tax cut for PPE has been extended until the end of October.

1 year ago

Olaplex featured in top 10 most purchased products during lockdown

Needless to say, our buying habits definitely changed during lockdown and retailers such as Boots and Cult Beauty were flooded with online orders. Whilst some used the time to spruce up their gardens or pick up a new hobby, others may have treated themselves to a bit of self-care and stocked up on their favourite products during this unprecedented time.

One product that dominated was Olaplex No.3 Hair Perfector.

1 year ago