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Innoluxe #SAVED to the Rescue!

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Don’t Miss the Collective Pride Awards

Don’t forget entries to the Collective Pride Awards close on 15 November. Designed to recognise the unsung heroes in the professional hair, beauty and barbering arena, here’s a recap of the categories…

Four of the eight Collective Pride Awards are open to all UK hair salons, barbershops, beauty salons and nail studios. These four award categories require entries from either salon teams or individuals (inc. freelancers) or external third-party nominators.

1 Beyond Business Award
For a salon, barbershop, nail spa or beauty business at the hub of the community which goes beyond the line of duty.

2 More Than… Award (nominated by self, a client or a colleague)
Our industry is filled with professionals who give outstanding service, make people look great and feel even better. If you have forged an extra-special relationship with a client in their time of need – we need to know about it.

3 Against the Odds Award (nominated by a client or a colleague)
Do you know a star in the making, a youngster in the early stages of their job, determined to make a success of their career despite huge challenges? We want to hear about the special individual who, in the face of hardship or difficulties, has the resolve, the guts, to give 100 percent to their job in order to succeed.

4 My Saviour Award (nominated by a client or a colleague)
External third parties (client or colleague) will nominate this person, someone they see as their true saviour. An award for someone who gave way more than expected, with ongoing care, compassion and kindness at a time when it was most needed.

Enter via: www.collectiveprideawards.co.uk

5 Special Recognition Awards
There are also four Special Recognition Awards for exceptional individuals demonstrating outstanding support to the charity.

However, please note that these awards cannot be entered; recipients are identified by the Lions Barber Collective committee and board of trustees.

• Lifetime Achievement
• Exceptional Educator
• Exceptional College
• The Sam Wall Unsung Hero

17.8 MILLION

THE NUMBER OF POSTS OF #BRAIDS ON INSTAGRAM, MAKING IT THE MOST POPULAR HAIRSTYLE ON THE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM, ACCORDING TO TAJMEELI.COM

Save The Date: Monday 4 October

Hj's British Hairdressing Business Awards 2021 is back! Held on Monday 4 October at Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, London, it's not too late to book your tickets! You can watch all the business stars of our industry take home their trophies and network with them in person.

You can book tickets here: bhba.evessiocloud.com/bhba21/ en/page/table-booking

Goldwell names UK and Ireland Global Creative Award 2021 Winners

Goldwell has announced its UK and Ireland winners at the Global Creative Awards 2021 on Monday 23 September. The event was live-streamed to the industry and focused exclusively on creative talent.

Kim Nicole Jones, who is the current winner of the Sassoon Scholarship, was thrilled to spend her first day on a Sassoon Academy course.

Congratulations to Gold winner Kate Drury at Martin Crean at MODE (pictured), Silver winner Courtney Cockburn at Roar Hair and Beauty and Bronze winner, Kara Mcconnell at Burlesque Hair.

KIM NICOLE JONES SAYS...

“THE SUPPORT AND KINDNESS I HAVE BEEN GIVEN TO MY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HAS BEEN OUTSTANDING AND I’M STILL PINCHING MYSELF THAT THIS HAS HAPPENED TO ME!”

OSMO Announces New Global Ambassador

OSMO has appointed Michael Convey as their new global ambassador. Award-winning salon owner Michael has been in the industry for over 15 years, opening Convey Salons at just 19. He has won numerous business awards and has experience in all areas of hairdressing – from session work to behind the salon chair. Bringing a wealth of experience to the OSMO family, Michael's new role will see him work closely with OSMO educators and ambassadors to excite and nurture their skills.

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New Vish Partnership means Greater Sustainability for Salons

Salons seeking a greener future will find it easier following the move by Vish Colour Management to partner with Green Salon Collective to promote sustainability. Together, the brands offer solutions aimed at eliminating costly waste in the salon industry.

“we are delighted to work with a like-minded brand such as Green Salon Collective,” said Tom Bentley-taylor, managing director of Vish EMEA. “vish represents a real opportunity for salons to reduce in-salon colour waste, giving an excellent ROI, while GSC will step in, catch and divert all other hard-to-recycle materials from going to landfill.

Together we can really help our industry move towards greater sustainability.”

Find out more by heading to www.getvish.co.uk

The Most Popular Hair Trends of 2021

From mullets to money pieces, we’ve had our fair share of throwbacks and new styles in the mix. But which client trends have been the experts’ favourite so far?

1 LIVED-IN BLONDES
“Many clients have fallen in love with the lockdown roots and are now moving away from scalp bleach – exaggerated roots with a soft baby light gives the client a natural, low maintenance colour while maintaining a fresh and blonde feel,” says hairdresser Heffy Wheeler, of Hx Hair, Rugeley.

2 THE CURLY SHAG
While the name may be questionable at first glance, this one has been a staple of 2021 and is still going strong as Brooke Evans, owner of BE Ironbridge, gives this style the crown. “the Curly Shag is my absolute favourite – with the use of natural colour going through to make the ultimate beach vibe,” says Brooke.

3 THE SHULLIT
“I’m loving the Shullit –a soft, shaggy almost grown out mullet, great for clients who want a shorter style with soft feminine texture,” explains Emma Simmons, owner of Salon 54.

James Atkinson Joins the JOICO European Colour Design Team

JOICO has welcomed new team member James Atkinson to their European Colour Design Team as they expand their team of top hairdressers. James, who is a former golfer-turned hairdresser, has a passion for education, alongside being a salon stylist. He has previously worked with brands such as Redken and Lee Stafford Education.

James says: "there’s exciting things to come and I’m really looking forward to working with JOICO."

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THE NUMBER OF GOOGLE SEARCHES WORLDWIDE FOR SINGER BILLIE EILISH'S HAIRSTYLE, OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS

VTCT Tackles Lack of Diverse Representation in Stock Imagery with New Photoshoot

VTCT has created its own hair and beauty imagery after finding stock images lacking enough diversity to educate learners adequately. VTCT hair and beauty experts travelled to Francesco Group, Birmingham, to shoot photos that reflect the behaviours of a range of hair types from poker straight to wavy, coily hair.

VTCT quality lead and industry expert, Sonia Robinson, said: “while there are images of curly hair available, they do not adequately reflect all the complexities of it. We needed to capture how uniquely hair behaves and looks when wet, styled, dry, and everything in between."

This comes after VTCT announced that they are set to become the first awarding body to embed black hair and skin in their core curriculum. This is part of their roadmap to leading the industry in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. The latest National Occupation Standards (NOS) were updated to include Afro and textured hair in June.

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