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  1. A

    Hair help

    Is it illegal to work employed in one salon then a self employed in another
  2. K

    Needing to move clients to a different day due to a last minute holiday

    Hi everyone, I’m a self employed hairdresser renting a chair within a salon. I potentially have a last minute holiday approaching in the next coming weeks and on one of the days I’ll be away I have a few clients booked. I was just wondering if it would be acceptable to ask them to move to...
  3. Cjh

    Dark banding

    Hi all 😊 I have one client who gets a dark band when we do her root. I’ve been applying the same colour for a year now and sometimes it does it, sometimes not. I have been applying a 55.0 with 20vol. Her hair is super thick, she has a keratin blow dry every 3 months and is a level 5/6...
  4. Louise@Srunch

    Non paying clients

    Name says it all . Can anyone advise me if there is anything that I can actually do ? Ok long one Back story - client came December, loved her hair, purple balayage , then came back February for same and hair didn’t do what was supposed to do this time. (More bluey purple than purple, she...
  5. calvinxxxx

    What could be my solution as a braider?

    Hi everyone this is a bit random but I am a skilled braider and based in London. I achieved my nvq2 a year ago but for now i just want to focus on braiding. I wanted to ask I have a full-time job to support myself as a Barista, and on weekends I occasionally do mobile braiding but i very rarely...
  6. L

    Comparison between two laser machines

    I have an assignment that I’m struggling with comparing the two following laser machines for hair removal: - candela gentlemax pro - alma soprano Ice platinum I can’t find much difference apart from the obvious wavelength differences. I must Analyse the legal and ethical implications of the...
  7. S

    John Frida/Frizz ease - ‘go curlier’ spray discontinued. Looking for a replacement.

    As the title says, my holy grail product the Go Curlier spray has been discontinued and my hair is NOTHING without it. The beauty of the product was that I sprayed it into wet hair, dried my hair….but it didn’t do much at that point. It kicked in when you then took the curler to your hair, it...
  8. ACutePuppy

    What's the most annoying or frustrating part of working in a Salon? 🤔

    As a salon franchise owner (who is not a barber / stylist) I have an unquenchable thirst for insights that can help to improve my employees work lives - and thus the customer experience. Today's juicy question is simple... What's the most annoying or frustrating part of working in a Salon...
  9. M

    Assistant expecting too much?

    Hi all, So I have a question as I’m new to the industry (28 year old career changer). I have been working at a salon as an assistant alongside attending (self funded) college for 5 months now and they have not offered to trade test me/ asked me to do anything that helps me upskill my TRADE...
  10. H

    Wella T18 question…

    Hey guys! So, my mom lightened her own hair and toned it with wella T18. Well, it’s too ashy for her taste. It’s silvery and ashy. I’m not the best with toners and am a little lost to be honest. Does she need to re-tone it? I recommended she use 10 volume developer but I’m not sure what wella...
  11. Ineslassoued2010

    Wella illumina advice

    After coloring roots with 7.81 and 6 illumina with 1.9% pastel color and rest of hair with 9.03 and 10 and 9.7 the hair was fine but after first wash hair turned brassy and orangy what should i do
  12. D

    Set Up

    Hi Geeks! hope all is well and your okay im looking to set up for my self in the merseyside area and was wondering if this is the right place to ask ive recently become qualified in Aesthetics and needing space to set up but not sure where to look ive looked absolutely everywhere and cant find...
  13. G

    Nano Bonds half head

    I had Nano hair extensions last night just for thickness. I have two rows I believe there is 100 maybe 125 can’t remember. But they’re very noticeable. My hair is very thin and fine so I’m wondering if a different placement would be better on my head. I think the girl did a great job but it’s...
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  15. Hbk57

    Nano ring extensions

    I started having extensions in august 2021 pay quite a lot and love the salon etc had absolutely NONE fall out between august to now! (November) however I had a refit done November 10th and I have lost 7… today is nov 24th. They didn’t brush out, they literally fell out, I found they slipped...
  16. T

    Hair extensions

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    Need help, new to extensions!

    Hi, so I’m not impressed with the hair quality of the extensions my stylist gave me I want the best of the best. I was going to order from, not sure if this website is trusted? Has anyone ordered from them and have a good experience? If not what are similar brands for Euro or...
  18. stace

    Salon space available for hair pro’s, Leicestershire

    An exciting opportunity to join a thriving village salon in the heart of Anstey, Leicestershire as a self employed hair professional. Are you a hair professional looking for a new home? Essential hair and beauty are looking for talented individuals to join our team, in a self employed...
  19. G

    Balayage trouble

    Hi all, new here! Hoping to discuss an issue I've been having.. So, balayage. One of my all time fav services to do and I take pride in knowing that my clients are always happy with their balayage. However, I've noticed when colouring finer hair (fine hair but lots of it, resulting in a very...
  20. K

    5.1 going warm on client’s roots?

    Hi, Just after a bit of advice for a client I have in when back to work.. my client loves flat dark hair, but doesn’t want to be too dark that it looks black! I use 5.1 igora on her and it goes flat dark when done, Then she says it goes warm on the roots after a couple of washes, I told her...