16 08, 2017

Layered & Textured Pixie Cut – Easy DIY Haircut!

2017-10-25T03:20:57+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Features, Videos|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjARx7qZohQ LAYERED & TEXTURED PIXIE CUT - EASY DIY HAIRCUT! This is a layered Pixie cut which is nice and easy to do by just about anyone! All you need is a comb and a pair of scissors. The cut is based on classic Sassoon cutting methodology and the outcome is a heavily textured, modern [...]

29 01, 2016

Choosing the correct hairstyle & cut for your face shape

2017-10-25T01:30:25+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Articles, Features|0 Comments

When thinking about a new hair style or hair cut, it is important to consider what you want to achieve from your new look. Some people just want to look different and that's great, but if you know the theory behind the choices a good hair stylist makes and why they might suggest certain things [...]

20 01, 2016

Video: Choosing a hair brush to suit cut, condition & length

2017-10-25T03:44:03+00:00 January 20th, 2016|Articles, Features, Videos|0 Comments

https://youtu.be/wee9c3m3gUI I made this video as a request, just explaining the general rules for selecting the correct brush to suit various hair types. It mainly focuses on round brushes, but I talk a little about the classic 9 row or 'denmann' too. Apologies in advance, I think I talk too much, [...]

24 06, 2015

Salon Permanent colour code conversion chart

2017-10-25T01:30:34+00:00 June 24th, 2015|Articles, Features|1 Comment

Here is a colour code conversion chart to convert colour codes between Goldwell, L'oreal, Wella, Schwarzkopf and Indola. A lot of the groundwork for this came from an old handout from my school days. I'd love to give credit but it was unbranded and uncited. It was also very confusing. I hope that my version [...]

22 06, 2015

5 tips for a great salon experience

2017-10-25T01:31:39+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Articles, Features|0 Comments

When you visit a salon, here is 5 tips to get the most out of your consulatation and hopefully gain a more satisfying overall salon experience. Getting a great consultation is perhaps one of the most important and most overlooked areas of your appointment, so don't worry about asking questions and or drawing it out. [...]

20 06, 2015

The difference between Ombre, Balyage, Dip-dye & Sombre

2017-10-25T01:32:13+00:00 June 20th, 2015|Articles, Features|0 Comments

So it's 2015 and whilst the two tone looks of Ombre are taking a back seat, people still come in droves for the evolved variations and Balayage, Dip-dyes and Sombres are still going strong in the commercial sector, especially now the sun is shining a little more and the beachy vibe kicks in strong. The [...]

24 04, 2015

Hairdressing scissors / shears buying guide

2017-10-25T01:34:57+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Articles, Features|0 Comments

Recently, I posted an introduction video concerning buying scissors as part of the LEMON/SODA DIY haircutting series, which can be found here. That particular video was not really meant as an in-depth guide, rather a cursory overview when purchasing scissors for an amateur stylist. Today I thought I'd expand on that video for those that [...]

14 04, 2015

How to enter the British Hairdressing Awards

2015-07-10T18:55:44+00:00 April 14th, 2015|Articles, Features|0 Comments

T he British Hairdressing Awards is the most swag night in all British hairdressing and this year marks the awards ceremonies 31st year. It's held annually, in November at Grosvener house in Park Lane. That's London don't you know. All the champagne and tuxedos on display might give the impression that it's all a very [...]

15 12, 2014

Free hairstyle design templates

2015-07-10T18:57:21+00:00 December 15th, 2014|Articles, Features|0 Comments

When I started designing hairstyles out onto paper, I scoured the web looking for decent design templates to scribble all over. I eventually gave up and drew my own, so I've uploaded a printable PDF here for you to download and get designing hairstyles onto. I hope they come in handy for you, they're quite [...]

26 08, 2014

Back to school – What to expect at hair school

2015-07-10T18:58:11+00:00 August 26th, 2014|Articles, Features|0 Comments

S ummer is fading and the nights are rolling in, September is approaching and that means new terms will be beginning in colleges with a fresh batch of hair school students. Whether you're returning for advanced tuition or starting completely fresh, it's time to get excited about this new chapter. So what should you be [...]