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Don’t Type Cast Your Hair Extension Clients

Don’t Type Cast Your Hair Extension Clients

For too long, women have felt that beyond a certain age, they are too old for long hair and decide to go short. Whether it is due to societal pressure, with long-haired older women portrayed as “witches”, or to balance natural thinning that can come with age, this is often a difficult decision. It can feel like part of our femininity and youth has been stripped away but this needn’t be the case.

Updated Advice for Hair and Beauty Industry

Updated Advice for Hair and Beauty Industry

The hair and beauty sector involves workplaces, salons and activities that bring people in very close proximity to one another, often in the head or face area (referred to as the ‘highest risk zone’ in the Government’s guidance). These activities present the most difficult challenges when it comes to minimising the spread of COVID-19 and operating safely. The sometimes unpredictable nature of clients’ behaviour adds to the challenge.

Innovative styling for curly hair

Innovative styling for curly hair

Despite 65% of people in the UK having naturally curly hair, there are precious few styling techniques available for style of hair. Curl by Curl demonstrated the techniques needed to bring added vibrancy to different types of curly hair, and the products needed to make this possible, giving the stylists a chance to gain hands-on training in the process.