Long hair, it seems, is as popular as ever with no end in sight! So making sure your clients care for their long hair is essential to keep it in tip-top condition.Read More
Life is all about having an experience – from bungy jumping in New Zealand to trying out the latest bar in New York. In fact, there are companies that make a living out of offering experiences that exhilarate and excite. So when it comes to the high street, why should it be any different? Whether we’re buying a pair of shoes or getting a haircut, we still want to feel that buzz of handing over our money and having a story to tell when we get home.Read More
There’s an exclusive club of hairdressers who have won British Hairdresser of the Year – in fact, there’s only been 17 since the awards started in 1984. So what would you do if you won? Launch your own products? Travel the world to showcase British hairdressing? For Sally Brooks, British Hairdresser of the Year 2017 and 2018, it was about giving something back to the industry that has given her so much. She wanted to shout about what an amazing career hairdressing can be – and in a time when the industry is struggling with recruitment, it couldn’t be more apt.Read More
while it’s a great idea to look at how your competitors care for their clients, it also pays to look outside the hairdressing industry.Read More
Whether you have one salon or 20, consistency is key to creating and maintaining a successful brand.Read More
Here at RedMane Media we are frequently asked to provide advice on how to encourage clients with long hair into a salon more frequently. For many salons, this is a real challenge, with long-haired clients often thinking they can cut down on appointments as their long hair will look after itself. Obviously, this isn’t the case, but how do salon owners and stylists convince their long-hair clients of this?Read More
It only takes seven seconds to make a first impression. That’s a pretty minute time window in which to convey everything your salon brand stands for. But if you think about it, aren’t you the same when it comes to other service providers?Read More
These days a lot of networking takes place over social media, which can be a great platform for sharing inspiration and information. But sometimes you can’t beat some face-to-face interaction.Read More
Award season in the hairdressing world is well underway with Creative Head magazine’s Most Wanted and It List awards, and HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards all taking place in September.Read More
A big part of what we do at RedMane Media is writing blogs for clients, creating engaging content that helps brands connect with their target audience. A blog is great way for a salon or salon group to communicate with its clients.Read More
Yes, we know the leaves haven’t even started turning yet and many of us are still revelling in the last vestiges of summer, but before you know it, Christmas decorations will be going up and the shops will be playing festive jingles!Read More
Post-holiday blues can affect the best of us, and even your most loyal and usually devoted team members can feel a bit flat after returning to the real world after a week or two away in the sun.Read More
There are thousands of beautiful salons out there, many the result of huge investment, with no expense spared on creating a stunning looking space that will draw clients from far and wide. But sight is not the only sense that clients will use to judge your brand. A successful salon brand will appeal to all five senses, creating a positive lasting impression.Read More
Right now, many of your clients will be enjoying a well-deserved break in the sun, but before you know it, they will be coming to you with a host of post-holiday hair needs.Read More
On Wednesday 27 June we attended an Evening of Inspiration with our client Alter Ego Italy, hosted at the Leeds academy at the brand’s sole UK distributor, Sweet Squared. More than 50 hairdressers were invited to the exclusive evening which saw three top stylists share their cutting, colouring and styling trends and techniques.Read More
Award-winning Afro hairdresser Junior Green hosted a special Afro Workshop at his Kensington salon this week, which saw ten hairdressers learn the art of Afro hair.Read More
We all know what it’s like, you make New Year resolutions and by March you’ve forgotten them all and fallen back into your old habits. It’s important that you don’t do the same with the plans you made for your business and with more than half of 2018 already behind us, now could be a good time to take a fresh look at those goals you set back in January.Read More
Art directed by Sally and Jamie Brooks, the Brooks & Brooks artistic team created minimal, contemporary and beautiful looks for their 21st Century Editorial Image show. Using muslin, felt and hair as a fabric, the team played with pretty pastels, delicate textures and whimsical shapes. The four-minute show took the concept of editorial direct to the stage as flashlights and cameramen captured the looks as they walked the stage to a backdrop of stunning images created by the team especially for the show.Read More
We've spent the past two days in Dalston at Colour World with a couple of thousand colourists from salons across the UK to see what's new and happening in the world of colour. The cool, creative and informal environment at the MC Motors warehouse was ideal for showcasing the colourful creations on display and was a great opportunity to network, talk about products and see some incredible hair.
Alter Ego Italy were there for the second year, with an area themed on its SS18 collection The Story - visitors received logo-embossed sweets, chatted at a picnic table and played with the Hasty Too products range.
UK colour ambassador, Issie Churcher used the new Pastel Toners in Pinky Pop and Milky Mint to transform a blonde pixie crop and add interest to a blonde bob. She also used Just Colour to create brighter colour which visitors loved!
UK creative ambassador Pete Burkill talked about the styling essentials he used to get the look, with visitors taking photographs and jotting down the details.
Over on the L'Oreal Professionnel stage, Marlon Hawkins from Brooks & Brooks Hairdressing presented a model based on the Pantone Colour of the Year. A pinky violet shimmered on the long hair while he used a navy marble-effect on a blonde crop.
The two-day event saw some of the most creative names in hairdressing talk about boosting their colour services, the trends they use on their clients and the techniques hairdressers will be using in the months to come.
All eyes will be on Meghan Markle this weekend as she marries the country’s most eligible bachelor, Prince Harry. And after much speculation on how she will wear her hair – rumoured to be styled by London hairdresser Miguel Perez – there will be much debating on whether her hair suited her, was on trend or old fashioned, whether she looked regal or rogue. We asked a few of our clients for their bridal thoughts ahead of the big day.Read More