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.
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.
After weeks of lock down, the nation’s hairstyles will once again be looked after by professionals as the Government announced today that hairdressers can officially reopen on July 4.
In 2018, the UK launched more vegan products than any other nation. Some people have even claimed 2019 as the year of the vegan and now, at last, there is an interactive map of every vegan salon we could find in the UK
Fire Extinguishers: what, where, why & how Fire extinguishers are an essential asset when it comes to proofing your salon
Research shows that hairdressing is one of the sectors where workers are more at risk of being underpaid, so staff and employers need to be aware of the new National Minimum Wage which came into force this month.
A wash cut and blow dry better at reducing stress than a deep tissue massage according to new beauty study.
Research shows around 1.4m UK companies are now run by couples, a percentage of which are salons and hairdressing businesses.
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.
“The longest 3-4 hours of my life” – Thomas Silverman describes his experiences in learning how to manage long hair.