Hairdressers Journal - October 2023

In this edition

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WELCOMEWe’ve been doing a lot of looking back
INSIDERThis month we take a look at your social media growth and whether you plan on offering a party hair service menu
COLOUR NOTESOlaplex and Yuv Beauty Ambassador, Samantha Cusick, talks 90s modern twists, embracing individuality, and great responsibility
BECOME A MEMBER THIS MONTHYour chance to win one of the brand-new Alfa Italia Tropea Kits, worth £150 – all you have to do to be in with a chance is subscribe to HJ this month
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HOME IS WHERE THE HEART ISSally and Jamie Brooks share the process of their salon relocation and discuss their business ethos
ADVENTURES OF AN ENVIRONMENT ENTHUSIASTSession Stylist Ky Wilson, shares the importance of taking care of yourself, and the environment
HJ VOICENOTESRoman Sys shares his thoughts on shooting collections as a young stylist trying to break into the industry
DO YOU USE AI IN YOUR SALON MARKETING?Two salon owners discuss the benefits of using Artificial Intelligence to help run their salon
BIOLOGY FIRSTHJ’s Editor Charlotte caught up with CEO and Co-Founder of K18 Suveen Sahib and Senior Director Global Education Jordan Alexander, to chat innovation and the future of beauty
A PIECE OF THE AMERICAN PIEWith many stylists splitting their time between the US and UK, we asked two stylists how the hairdressing markets compare
FREELANCE FUNDAMENTALSAre you thinking about taking the plunge into freelancing? Here’s everything you need to ask yourself first…
Earn your WORTHHOB Salons Director, Clive Collins, urges that although it may seem like a big step, the time to increase your annual salon prices is now
SHOOTING STARSAfter their triumphant success and cover shoot, HJ got to know the L’Oréal Colour Trophy UK and Ireland winners a little better
ALL IN THIS TOGETHERHJ spoke to Hooker & Young’s Gary and Michael as they explained the important roles that respect, unity and originality play in their award-winning art team
DECK the HALLS (and Shelves)HJ’s overview of the top festive gift sets for Christmas, guaranteed to keep your shelves full and your clients pleased
50 THINGS TO SEE AND DO AT SALON INTERNATIONALTo celebrate the 50th anniversary of salon international, we have put together the ultimate guide to what to watch, what seminars to listen in on and where to shop at #salon23
THE SIGHTS, SOUNDS & EXPERIENCESFrom the live competitions to the stands that are giving it extra, #Salon23 is set to be an extravaganza
FULL CIRCLEA mix of smooth, sleek finishes, juxtaposed with textures and matte looks
PHOTO BOOTHA collection showcasing classic styles, 80s/90s twists, and picture-perfect finishes
GREAT MASTERSCentred around diversifying the perception of hair extensions, this collection seeks to challenge and redefine
POPA kaleidoscope of pop bright colours and edgy looks from the Revlon Professional Visionaries 2023 team
LUCKY #3No fuss styling keeps the spotlight on the hair
DREAMLANDThe escapism of the AI universe is translated into a wearable, vibrant and glamourous aesthetic
URBANAA variation and expression of the individual, all wrapped up in a street-styled package
CRAFTA celebration of unconventional materials, crafted to perfection
IKIGAIOut-of-this-world beautiful, elegantly styled hair
GLITZA stunning throwback to the 90s and early noughties heydays
STRUCTURERevisiting the basics, showcasing classic hairdressing techniques in a new light
SVOBODAFuturistic and expressive shades and techniques unite
YEAR OF COLOURAn array of colourful ideas that can be enjoyed all year round
WILD WESCowgirls get introduced to bold colour panels and braids
WHY SHOULD A SALON GO DIGITAL?Running a salon is a lot to keep up with, so making your salon digital is an easy win
POST-SUMMER SALON SLUMP?Treatwell’s top tips will keep clients coming back for more
BRIGHTNESS UNLOCKEDIntroducing the N°5P Blonde Enhancer TM TMToning Conditioner powered by OLAPLEX Bond Building Technology
DREAM A LITTLE DREAMThe ghd Dreamland collection is retail gold for salons, just take a look at our shelf-worthy mini gift guide
DON'T BE LIMITINGThe National Hair and Beauty Federation (NHBF), shares how you can achieve business growth and success by embracing inclusivity
NAVIGATING THE COST-OF-LIVING CRISISSalon software company Beu reveal how they are helping salons boost their profits by 20%
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