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  • How to become a barber & how much they earn

    • 18 Oct 2019
    • Hannah Tree

    There are a number of routes available to becoming a barber. Read our guide to learn how to become a barber & how much they earn.

  • When it's time for a Hair Loss Doctor

    • 2 Nov 2018

    It is known that a daily rate of hair loss is about 100 hairs. However, if abnormal hair loss occurs, this is the reason for the visit to the doctor.

  • The implications of new qualification standards for beauty therapists & non-medical aesthetic practitioners

    • 26 Jun 2018


  • Hairdressing Apprenticeships - Career Advice and Vacancies

    • 24 May 2017

    If you have a burning ambition to have a career in the hairdressing industry whether it be as a hairstylist or colour expert for a top salon group or creating fabulous hairstyles for the starring models at London Fashion Week then you’re going to have to spend some time as a hairdressing apprentice.

  • Gain a level 2 certificate in makeup with LCBT

    • 24 May 2017

    The Level 2 Certificate in Make-Up is a great introduction to the Make-Up Industry. It allows you to learn a range of skills from practical Make-Up Application including a range of different occasion Make-Up, along with Eyebrow and Eyelash Treatments giving you a wide range of knowledge to begin your career in the Make-Up Industry.

  • LCBT Evening Course

    • 17 Apr 2017

    Designed to give you complete knowledge of Beauty Therapy, this course has been developed to fit in family and lifestyle commitments for those looking to train in the Beauty Industry.

  • Massage Therapist versus Physiotherapist

    • 19 Oct 2016

    Massage and Physio Therapist what are the differences between the two practices and which would be more beneficial to you?

  • Starting A Career In Hairdressing

    • 13 Jun 2016

    Are you the next Adam Reed? Do you dream of taking the hair industry by storm with the next big thing? If this sounds like you, then read this foolproof guide below – from choosing the right hairdressing course to applying for your first job and continuing your training after college – and take your first steps to becoming the next big thing in hairdressing!

  • Work It Baby! A Beauty Therapy College Course Helps People Look Their Best

    • 11 Jun 2014

    Beauty therapy college courses are growing in popularity as more people look for a career in the field. Alternative and complementary therapy programmes, such as a reflexology or massage course, are also becoming more popular.

  • Training within Aesthetics

    • 9 Jun 2014

    As we all know the Aesthetic industry is forever increasing in popularity with those who are looking to forever stay young. With the Aesthetic industry imprinting marketable brand slogans such as “smooth out those lines & wrinkles”, “regenerate, rejuvenate & revitalise your skin” and “get the London look”, into consumer awareness, it’s no wonder that the beauty industry is big business.

  • Advice for Therapists and Nurses Looking to Carve a Career in Aesthetics

    • 17 Feb 2014

    The aesthetic sector is a continually growing and expanding industry with many many different career options available to both Beauty Therapists and Nurses. This can make your first step into the industry quite daunting as you may not know where to begin. Below I have outlined some roles that are available.

  • The Job of an Eyelash Extensions Specialist

    • 13 Feb 2014

    We have many titles: Lash Tech, Lashologist, Lash Extensionist, Expert Lasher, but we all do the same thing, we are experts in applying SEMI PERMANENT INDIVIDUAL EYELASH EXTENSIONS. Applying one synthetic fiber eyelash to the natural eyelash, one at a time. Synthetic lashes come in various curvatures, weights and lengths, and if correctly applied by the lash tech and maintained by the client can last up to 3 weeks before infills are required to keep the look. There is no need for mascara...

  • How to make CPD Work for Your Beauty Career

    • 10 Feb 2014

    You may have just passed your qualifications and be thrilled thinking that this is you on your way to a fabulous career, which of course it is! Or you may have been a qualified therapist for many years and without realising be resting on your talented laurels!

  • Choosing the Right Beauty Course

    • 30 Jan 2014

    Whether you are new to therapy or a qualified therapist looking at advancing your career you may be finding it confusing picking the best course for you or even knowing where to start! Here are a few pointers to help clarify training a little more for you!

  • Different Branches of Massage to Specialise In

    • 28 Nov 2013

    So you have your level 3 Swedish Body Massage qualification allowing you to treat your wonderful clientele with soothing, balancing and relaxing techniques but is this the end of the road for my qualification? – NO WAY! This is just the start of an amazing healing journey for both you and your clients!

  • Getting the Most from your Hairdressing Apprenticeship

    • 27 Nov 2013

    The first steps to getting the very best apprenticeship to suit you is choosing the right course. This will depend upon the type of hairdressing that interests you the most, whether that is a main stream, on-trend salon or a small vintage boutique one. I personally would go with the one that is following all the latest styles, with multiple courses available for stylists, whatever their level of experience, including trainees. This shows that they are passionate about hairdressing and like to...

  • Opportunities Available in Hairdressing

    • 6 Nov 2013

    The opportunities available in hairdressing are endless. Never have there been so many exciting possibilities at the cutting edge of the fashion, style and grooming business. And with TV programmes such as The Salon currently popular, hairdressing is fast becoming one of the most popular choices for school-leavers

  • Hairdressing NVQs - Is it the fastest way to land a hairdressing job?

    • 30 Oct 2013

    If you are planning on a career in hairdressing then you are going to have to be determined to complete the NVQ's. This simply means the National Vocational Qualification. In Scotland, it is called the SVQ, but means the same thing.

  • Be a Cut Above the Rest

    • 6 Nov 2007

    To be a 'cut above the rest' in hairdressing takes great skill in an industry that is continually developing and changing. Read the attached article from Calderdale College on how to enter hairdressing and the skills and qualities needed to become a good hairdresser.