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  • Valuable Life Skills for Happiness at Work

    • 8 Sep 2019

    Let’s start with the fundamentals here of what makes us happy. Statistics show us that there are many factors behind someone’s happiness in the work place and many drivers to push us on a daily basis to reach our happy place. It’s evident that in order for us to be truly happy in our job or career we must place ourselves in a role we not only love, but we respect. It’s vitally important to be fulfilling a role that ultimately rewards not only us, but our employers alike.

  • Where do Hair Stylists Make the Most Money?

    • 21 Aug 2019

    Once you have qualified as a hairstylist you will have to decide which career path you wish to follow within the hair and beauty industry

  • Nail Technician

    Tips and Tricks for the Working Nail Technician

    • 4 Mar 2019

    There are many problems that a nail technician may encounter such as lifting, breaking or chipping of acrylic nails. The following information provides some useful tips and tricks that will help you to provide a high quality service, enabling your clients to get the most out of their treatments.

  • Tips on Recruiting New Beauty Salon Staff

    • 16 Sep 2018

    Finding good staff can be one of the biggest challenges to an employer.

  • How to be the kind of therapist all employers want

    • 18 May 2018

    If you’ve chosen beauty therapy as your career of choice then put yourself at the top of every employers ‘wish list’ with our guide to the top 5 requirements for developing into the perfect therapist.

  • Tricks of the Trade – Massage Therapist

    • 15 Jun 2017

    Being a Massage Therapist sounds like a glamorous job and on the whole it can be but also prepare yourself for hard work, long days and a few aches and pains. Here are a few of my tricks of the trade to keep you going and to help counteract all the negatives and ensure you get the most enjoyment out of your career.

  • Preventing Hairdressing Complaints

    • 12 Jun 2017

    When a client complains it can leave you feeling pretty low, particularly after all the effort you put into your work. You might feel angry and tempted to argue the matter or just let it go unsolved. This will only do you more harm in the long run as complaints not only lead to increased costs and loss of repeat business but you and your salon will also gain a poor reputation. Since it costs much more to gain a new customer than to keep an existing one why not become proactive in minimising ...

  • Hair tools

    Hairdressing tools that pros swear by

    • 31 May 2017

    Hairdressing tools come in different shapes and sizes and are used to create all sorts of styles. Since a hairdresser is only as good as their tools, it’s worth investing in the top gear to help you achieve the best look for your clients. Don’t know your meche from your foils or your clippers from your trimmers? Well, perhaps I can tell you about some of the best kit that pros swear by so that you can equip yourself with the top tools of the trade.

  • Choosing the Right Work Environment

    • 31 Mar 2017

    Finding the right environment to work in is essential to a long lasting enjoyable career as a therapist.

  • Looking After Bridal Clients

    • 20 Mar 2017

    Salon Tips for attracting and looking after bridal clients including the bridal trends, building relationships and marketing

  • Building Good Customer Relationships

    • 10 Mar 2017

    As a hairstylist just how do you go about building successful relationships with your customers? Here we have put together a hairstylist’s guide full of tips and hacks on how to do just that.

  • The Importance of the Client Consultation in Hairdressing

    • 9 Feb 2017

    Have you ever had a client arrive late for their appointment? You’re hungry and can’t wait to eat that delicious wrap you bought for your lunch or perhaps your colleague is off sick and you are answering the phone as well as seeing to all the clients. Besides, Mrs. Brown has been getting her hair done with you for years. Perhaps you could just skip the consultation? It’s tempting isn’t it?

  • 5 Things a Nail Technician should never do

    • 18 Oct 2016

    Coral Mitchell outlines the 5 cardinal sins of a nail technician

  • Tips on Creating a Flawless Hair and Make-up Portfolio

    • 7 Jun 2016

    Louise Connor, herself a successful make-up artist shares some valuable advice on creating a flawless hair and make-up portfolio

  • Choosing the Best Hairdressing Scissors

    • 27 May 2016

    Louise Backler shares some valuable advice on choosing the best hairdressing scissors

  • Resigning the Proper Way

    • 4 May 2016

    You dread getting up in the morning and making your way into work because the pay is too low, there's too much bitching and your boss doesn't appreciate your efforts.Sound like you? You may be reading this article because you've had a bad day and want to jack it all in. Before you go acting on impulse; telling your boss where to stick their job, read our guide and make sure you resign the proper way.

  • Recession Career Change Advice

    • 5 Mar 2016

    Some advice for those seeking career change within a recession

  • How to Become a Spa Manager

    • 3 Mar 2016

    At the top of your typical spa hierarchy is the spa manager and with spas being very much in vogue at the moment and with recent exciting developments within the spa industry, spa management is an excellent career choice

  • Running a Successful Salon Front Desk

    • 8 Sep 2015

    The front desk is a vital part of any salon. You may have wonderful treatments and therapists but the client may never get that far into the salon if you have a badly run front desk!

  • Excel in Excellence as a First Class Therapist

    • 8 Sep 2015

    Beauty and spa therapy careers have certainly taken the world by storm. With beauty courses available at all good colleges as well as independent schools, many students are gaining a beauty or holistic qualification. Beauty salons, spas and day spas have quadrupled in the last 30 years and are regular, affordable treats for hard working men and women. Employers do have a variety of applications to choose from but how do you ensure you are the best in your profession