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Andrew Barton Appointed Patron of Honour

Award-winning hairdresser Andrew Barton has been named the Patron of Honour for the Hair and Barber Council.

Andrew is only the third person to be honoured with the title in the Council’s 58-year history, following in the footsteps of Vidal Sassoon CBE and Daniel Galvin OBE.

As the Council’s Patron of Honour, he will work closely with Registrar Keith Conniford, liaising with Government and officials to get the Act of Parliament for industry regulation made mandatory.

Andrew said: “I’m delighted to accept the appointment to work closely with the Hair and Beauty Council and its cause to represent the industry and its people.”

L’ORÉAL COLOUR TROPHY GRAND FINALISTS ARE REVEALED

The L’Oréal Colour Trophy competition made a return for 2022, inviting all hairdressers to show off their colour mastery against other hair professionals.

After thousands of competitors battled it out across the UK and Ireland, L’Oréal have announced the Grand Finalists and salons that have made it through so far.

To see the grand finalists visit: www. hji.co.uk/competitions/the-lorealcolour-trophy-grand-finalists-so-far/ 

Don’t forget to add Monday 26 June to your diary as it’s the L’Oréal Colour Trophy Grand Final.

8,436

THAT’S THE NUMBER OF BEAUTY AND HAIRDRESSING BUSINESSES THAT WERE OPENED IN THE UK IN 2021, ACCORDING TO INSTANT OFFICES

68%

THE NUMBER OF CONSUMERS WHO ARE UNEASY OR UNSURE ABOUT HAIR AND BEAUTY BRANDS TEACHING AND PROMOTING ‘WOKE’ CAUSES, ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH BY PULL AGENCY.

Matrix Unsung Hero

To celebrate the new Backbar range from Matrix, HJ and Matrix ran a competition to find the industry’s unsung hero. Judged by Matrix artists Lisa Farrall, Desmond Murray and editor of HJ, Charlotte Grant- West, the panel deliberated to find someone who had gone above and beyond for their community and colleagues. Congratulations to Emma Fowler from Essex, who was nominated for helping stylists and businesses claim government grants throughout the pandemic.

One nominee commented, “Emma was nothing short of a lifeline for so many.” Emma will receive Matrix education vouchers and a hamper of Matrix products.

PRESIDENT’S NIGHT CELEBRATIONS

The Fellowship for British Hairdressing President’s Night was held on Monday 11 April at The Brewery, in London. Ken Picton, who has led the organisation for the past three years, handed over the reins to British Hairdresser of the Year, Robert Eaton in front of industry peers at the star-studded event.

The F.A.M.E team also presented their first show, Evolution. Alex Cook, Darrel Starkey, Jessica Hau and Lydia Wolfe gave a showcase of the skills they have learnt so far this year, with stunning 5ft colourful ponytails, precision cuts and dynamic shapes.

Receiving his regalia, Robert added: “My whole career has been shaped by the Fellowship; I was part of the 2003 F.A.M.E. Team which instilled in me the importance of nurturing the next generation. Now, it’s my time to give back. I want to work with as many people as possible to evolve the industry and continue the heritage the Fellowship has always had.”

#IAMAHAIRARTIST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

This year’s #IAMAHAIRARTISTWIN competition with L’Oréal Professionnel has got off to a flying start. Huge congratulations to the below winners who stood out in February (theme: Glow Up Gloss) and March (theme: Root Shadow). The next themes? April’s is Best Balayage Blend and May’s is High Definition Colour, so start getting creative now. The winners will be announced on Instagram @hairdressersjournal in May. A big thank you to February’s guest judge Nancy Stripe and March’s guest judge Siobhan Jones.

FEBRUARY WINNERS:

MARCH WINNERS:

TERRI NADIN IS ASP’S NEWEST GLOBAL AMBASSADOR. TERRI WILL WORK ALONGSIDE ASP’S WIDER AMBASSADOR TEAM AND CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THEIR EDUCATION PROPOSITION AS IN-HOUSE BALAYAGE SPECIALIST.

TERRI NADIN, ASP GLOBAL AMBASSADOR AND IN-HOUSE BALAYAGE SPECIALIST SAID:

“ONE THING I’VE LEARNT FROM BEING A SALON OWNER FOR OVER TWELVE YEARS, IS THAT IT’S CRUCIAL TO STAY AHEAD OF HAIR TRENDS. WHEN YOU’RE THE OWNER OF A SALON, YOU NEED TO LEAD YOUR TEAM – SO ON REFLECTION, I IMMERSED MYSELF IN ALL THINGS BALAYAGE AND CONCENTRATED ON BECOMING A MASTER AT IT, IN ORDER TO TEACH MY TEAM.”

Revlon Professional Announce First Front Row Summit

Revlon Professional will hold their first Front Row Summit, in Madrid on 15 and 16 May 2022.

The event will provide a mix of inspiration, creativity, innovation and trends, with opinion leaders sharing their expertise in a technological experience where the audience becomes the focus of the interaction.

Revlon Professional brand global ambassadors Mark Leeson and Manuel Mon will both present their vision of future fashion and hair. 

Matt Horder, Revlon Professional commercial director UK & Ireland commented: “We are delighted to be taking over 100 hairdressers from the UK to this event. The Front Row Summit will serve as a platform to provide relevant content to help them drive their businesses forward."

Davines and Radio London Join Forces

Haircare brand Davines, has joined forces with award-winning salon, Radio. Together they will support each other’s salon growth, education and further inspire the industry and community they value so highly. 

With an aligned ethos that education and creativity will lead to growth, Radio’s salon at Coal Drops Yard, Kings Cross will be used as an educational academy space and platform to further both businesses. The salons will also be offering Davines’ full portfolio of colour, care, style and treatments which present unlimited opportunities for creativity

 HAIR FOR GREAT CAUSES

Kao Group Provides Emergency Aid to Ukraine 

Joining the global call for support in this humanitarian crisis, Kao Corporation made a donation of €500,000 to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency for humanitarian assistance, to those affected in Ukraine and surrounding areas. 

The company also plans to donate Kao products such as disposable baby diapers, sanitary products, and hand soap through Japanese industrial associations and other organisations to help people in Ukraine and in evacuation centres. Kao Group companies have also made company donations to the International Committee of the RED Cross (ICRC), and in addition, is matching employee donations to provide humanitarian aid. 

Aveda Hosts Brighton Beach Clean with Marine Conservation Society

Aveda has partnered with the Marine Conservation Society to host a beach clean on 21 March 2022 in Brighton, to help support the fight against marine litter in the UK.

As part of the beach clean, the leading UK charity dedicated to protecting the country’s seas, shores and wildlife, Marine Conservation Society also conducted a ‘litter timeline’ with the team from Aveda, demonstrating how long litter found in the marine environment takes to break down. 

On the day, Aveda collected 65kg of litter and rubbish with just over 70% being plastic and polystyrene.

Denman Partners with Plastic Bank to Help Reduce Ocean Plastic

Denman Brush Professional has partnered with Plastic Bank to help stop ocean plastic while improving collectors’ lives in vulnerable coastal communities.

The partnership is part of Denman International’s mission to make a positive environmental, social and economic impact. 

Collectors receive bonuses for the materials they collect which helps provide basic family necessities such as groceries, cooking fuel, school tuition and health insurance. Plastic Bank’s Alchemy blockchain platform secures the entire transaction and provides real-time data visualisation – allowing for transparency, traceability, and rapid scalability. Plastic Bank is creating a structure that will revolutionise recycling ecosystems to create sustainable, inclusive and circular economies. 

Golf for the Good

The HBSA (Hair & Beauty Suppliers Association) is orgnanising a Golf Day in aid of our industry’s charity, the Hair & Beauty Charity. On Tuesday, 19 July, Staverton Park Hotel and Golf Club in Daventry, Northamptonshire will host the event which kicks off at 10.30am with bacon or veggie rolls before teeing off to enjoy a round on the beautiful course. Once all the teams have completed their 18 holes, a short awards ceremony will celebrate the longest drive, nearest the pin and other achievements before a three course dinner. Accommodation is available for guests who wish to stay.

The cost for a team of four is £500 (£125 per person) and there are sponsorship opportunities available. Please contact Mike Patey on 
0845 5193258 or info@thehbsa.co.uk Charity President, Jayne Lewis-Orr said, “This is a great way to raise funds whilst meeting up with friends and colleagues from the industry.”

This article appears in the May 2022 Issue of Hairdressers Journal

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