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Kao Embraces Vish Technology

A historic deal between Vish and Kao Salon Division UK promises to propel thousands of salons towards greater sustainability.

In the first a rangement of its type between the technology provider and a colour house, Kao salons will use Vish to cut over-dispensing and colour waste. Research has shown that across the industry salons throw or rinse away as much as 30% of the colour they purchase.

“We are delighted that Kao has become the first to encourage its salons to reduce waste and increase profits,” said Tom Bentley-Taylor, MD of Vish EMEA. “We hope to foster similar relationships with all the manufacturers so together we can help protect and build salon profits while p otecting the planet.”

Find out more at getvish.co.uk, @vishsalonsuk and /vishsalonsuk or contact +44 1635 73648

KAO to Run Climate Neutral Operations in UK and Germany by 2022

Kao, the Japanese manufacturer and supplier of professional salon products such as Goldwell, has announced that it will be running climate neutral operations in the UK and Germany by 2022.

The UK facilities have already achieved this goal for the year 2021, the German operations will follow on January 1 2022.

For this project, Kao has teamed up with ClimatePartner, a solution provider for corporate climate action. The collaboration is an addition to Kao’s commitment to reducing its environmental footprint.

By 2025, Kao plans to further reduce its carbon footprint in the EMEA region by continuing to cut water consumption, installing LED lights in its facilities, switching to a low energy consuming cold mixing process and reducing waste in its production sites. Additionally, Kao hopes to certify selected brands and products as climate neutral. And by 2030, it plans to replace any fossil fuel heating with alternative heating technologies. As part of its Kirei Lifestyle Plan, Kao aims to reduce its global CO2 emissions to zero by 2040.

Carol Spencer, general manager for the Fellowship for British Hairdressing has announced she will be retiring.

CAROL SPENCER SAID: “THIS INDUSTRY IS FULL OF PEOPLE WHO ARE THOUGHTFUL, HARD-WORKING, DEDICATED AND PASSIONATE ABOUT RAISING STANDARDS AND ENSURING BRITISH HAIRDRESSING REMAINS NUMBER ONE IN THE WORLD. IT HAS BEEN A PLEASURE TO HAVE WORKED ALONGSIDE YOU.”

Hairdressers Working in Care Homes Must Be Vaccinated, says BEIS

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced that all workers (including hairdressers) in CQC registered care homes in England must be vaccinated against Covid-19.

The National Hair and Beauty Federation (NHBF) is working closely with BEIS to ensure that all hair and beauty industry professionals across England are aware of the new Covid-19 regulations affecting those who work in care homes.

Save The Date: Hair & Beauty Charity Raffle, 7 January 2022

The Hair & Beauty Charity has launched its annual raffle, helping to aise funds to support industry professionals who are struggling financially or in crisis

A number of prizes are up for grabs, including £1000 cash, £500 vouchers for Liberty, Selfridges and Tiffany Co, and a number of goody bags and gift sets

Tickets cost just £1 each and can be bought either online or in paper booklets. The Raffle aw will take place on 7 January 2022, with celebrity hairdresser Michael Douglas hosting the draw at the Electric Studio in London.

To buy a ticket visit www.hairandbeautycharity.org/raffle

57% OF WOMEN POLLED BY WELLA PROFESSIONALS BELIEVE GREY HAIR IS BACK IN FASHION

Black Excellence Award Launched Alongside 'My Sisters' Collection

The Black Excellence Award has been launched to recognise talent within Black hairdressing by The Good Salon Guide.

The award was launched alongside stylist Jacqueline Kankam-Hoppe’s ‘My Sisters’ collection to mark Black History Month.

This was unveiled at the Karine Jackson Sustainable Hair Salon in Covent Garden where the Good Salon Guide spoke about the new standard.

Gareth Penn, MD of Good Salon Guide said: “We set up the Black Hair Excellence award as it was about time excellence in black hairdressing was recognised. We wanted to change that as standards are now higher than ever.”

Sustainable Beauty Coalition Launches Sustainability Guide 2021

View the guide at www.britishbeautycouncil. com/ppbg.

The British Beauty Council’s Sustainable Beauty Coalition has launched the Planet Positive Beauty Guide. It aims to decode sustainability jargon by giving straightforward descriptions of beauty industry buzzwords, such as ‘net zero’ and ‘sustainable’, which can often eceive diffe ent interpretations. It also explains how companies may be ‘greenwashing’ products to make consumers believe they are purchasing something that is more sustainable than it is.

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