Salon Profiles

Case Study: Charmaine Haughton – London

Charmaine Haughton is a highly experienced salon owner from South London. Not only is she a fully trained hairdresser, but Charmaine also has a PGCE teaching qualification and a Masters in Education. She divides her time between her salon and working part-time as a technical trainer for L’Oréal. Charmaine’s hair and beauty salon is called […]

Styles for thinning hair

Hair loss and thinning hair are emotionally charged issues for women. And they’re common problems. A recent L’Oréal Professional survey showed that a third of women have experienced hair loss – many before they turn 30. And hair professionals know that the problem can affect anyone, whoever they are. Some clients might be a little […]

Social media means good business

Louise Hunter runs Rubies on the outskirts of Huddersfield in Yorkshire. She’s ambitious to grow her business and she’s a firm believer in using social media to promote the salon and the services she offers. Louise finds Facebook the most useful social tool: “It’s great for telling clients what we’re doing, and sharing ideas about […]

It fits like a glove

Can you take your protective gloves off without getting harmful colour on your hands? You might think it’s easy but a research study from Denmark shows just the opposite*. We all know that hairdresses are exposed to a variety of hazards in the course of their work. And hair professionals are among the highest sufferers […]