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Julia Lampard: Her Journey to Sustainability

When it comes to sustainability, we all agree that now is time for us as an industry to act; before it is too late. Julia Lampard believes that as an industry we need to support each other in this mission; to collaborate and share with one another. "Becoming greener as a salon is non-negotiable if we are to ensure sustainability," says salon owner, Julia Lampard."The first step in this journey is to become more aware; think about the impact your day-to-day salon life has on our planet and make changes wherever possible. Within the salon we noticed several things...

Scalp Health: Good Advice from Krysia West

"When it comes to hair loss we need to first look at scalp health. You can tell a lot from the hair health and hair loss issues from the scalp. That’s why care is so important and there’s a few things you should be looking out for." Krysia West, Owner of Postiche Academy and Perfectly Posh Hair. "In order to maintain scalp health, it’s crucial to treat it with care through regular exfoliation and the use of the right products," explains Krysia "Our scalps can be affected by factors including pollution, free radicals and other environmental aggressors. To combat...

6 Steps to Hiring Success

Take note of these 6 Steps to Hiring Success proposed by Eufora Business Trainer and salon owner, Tiffany Ward, about finding and retaining a salon team that works. Tiffany Ward, Eufora Business Trainer and salon owner, has come up with 6 steps for hiring success that will change your entire approach to hiring. Hiring and retaining qualified service providers has always been a challenge across the beauty industry. Oftentimes salon owners feel it is impossible to draft a short list, let alone hire the right person. Like so many dating sites, it may seem like all the good ones are...

5 Tips for Creating Unique Shags

The IG account of Manda Ziegelman, Sam Villa Ambassador it’s full of shags –long, short, vibrant and bold– any type of shag imaginable. Manda Ziegelman –@mandaziegelman– often advises clients: “Get a shag, it will change your life!", they say about shags. “As soon as you cut a fringe and put some layers around a face, people become more aware of themselves…CONFIDENT…they evolve, and I love being part of that transformative process,” they explain. “I see and feel it EVERY TIME I cut a shag. It’s like magic.  It’s definitely a MOOD. There’s an attitude behind it, it’s liberating, and… UNIVERSALLY flattering!” they...

Winter Hair Tips: Ryan Nicoletti-Dowd at JOICO

"Winter is almost here and clients prepare for the new season. We as stylists should ensure they understand how to maintain hair health and look after their look during the harsh reality of the UK winter weather. Here are my Winter Hair Tips." Ryan Nicoletti-Dowd, JOICO European Design Team Member. "Just like the skin, the hair is extremely fragile. It is vulnerable to natural elements, excess heat and lack of vitamins. Ensuring clients have the most professional products to keep hair looking and feeling fabulous at all times. Below are my favourite winter hair tips. I share these with all...

Dr Lisa Cameron MP Visits Rainbow Room Salon

Dr Lisa Cameron MP, visited the Rainbow Room International East Kilbride salon to meet with Owner, Adrian Foxworthy. This was to discuss the challenges of Covid-19 over the last year; and also to gain feedback on the impact of any Government support received. The National Hair & Beauty Federation (NHBF) organised the programme discussed with Dr Lisa Cameron MP. MPs/MSPs would visit salons across the UK from August – October and meet with salon owners and employees. The objective has been to discuss the main challenges surrounding Covid-19. These include the issues around re-opening, the business environment in East...