UK based manufacturer Affinage first launched in the UK professional haircare market in 1996 with a range of superior permanent colour. It has since expanded to include a diverse range of colours, technical products, shampoos, treatments and styling solutions, all for the professional hairdresser.
The hairdressing industry quickly embraced Affinage and following its outstanding success in the UK market, it is now sold in over 50 countries worldwide. With a head office in Romsey, UK, a research and development laboratory in Bologna, Italy, and a base in California, USA – Affinage is one of the fastest growing haircare manufacturers in the world, and most certainly one brand to watch on the hairdressing radar.http://www.affinage.com ASP
New luxury haircare brand ASP launched in May 2011 with its first line, Kitoko – Advanced Hair Therapy.
The indulgent collection of professional in-salon and homecare treatments contain unique blends of natural African plant extracts, expertly selected for their rejuvenating and restorative qualities, ensuring fantastically healthy, beautiful hair.
The range of cleansers, balms and treatments are completely free from sulphates, parabens, waxes and mineral oils, and are packed with natural ingredients such as Karité, Green Tea and Fire Tulip to replenish, restore and condition the hair.http://www.asphair.com Elaje Hair & Beauty
Situated in one of Cambridge’s most chic districts, Elajè provides a thriving hub of creativity and expertise offering first-class hair and beauty services. Founded by Julia Gaudio in 2008, the salon quickly gained a reputation for excellence.
Julia has built a highly skilled and loyal team who in return are dedicated to offering their expertise and a superb service to clients.
Elajè specialises in hair colour, hair extensions and eyelash extensions. A wide range of beauty treatments include Caci (non-surgical face lift) and Dermalogica facials, Thai massage and Smoothie manicures and pedicures. Elajè Homme is the latest addition to the salon; an area just for Men seeking no-nonsense expertise, offering a full range of services including full wet shaves, men’s facials, haircuts, intimate waxing and Caci non-surgical facelifts.http://www.elaje.co.uk Russell Eaton
With salons in Barnsley and Leeds, Russell Eaton is one of the most respected names in hairdressing. The first Russell Eaton salon opened its door in 1978 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, and more recently, in 2009 the Russell Eaton flagship Salon & Spa opened in the centre of Leeds which is headed up by the legendry Robert Eaton. The Russell Eaton brand is hugely respected in both consumer and trade remits. With Cosmopolitan magazine quoting Russell Eaton as ‘One of the best 10 salons in the UK to visit’, and Harpers Bazaar called them ‘A-list colourists’, it’s no wonder this is a celebrity favourite in the North of England. Add to that an impressive long list of awards that the team have been winning since 1980, and you’ll start to get the picture of what this group is made of. Accolades include winning the L’Oreal Colour Trophy and triple-winners of North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year, however the list goes far deeper and includes colour, cut and styling awards.http://www.russelleatonhair.com/ Zoology
Zoology has to be the coolest place to go for a haircut and colour in the Capital and has been at the forefront of hairdressing, transforming the hair for the people of London’s East End for 18 years. Located in Wanstead this bustling salon remains one of the busiest salons in London with 22 staff trained to perfection and running extremely busy columns with a highly loyal client base. When it comes to recognition, Zoology is certainly on the map with an impressive collection of awards:
Electrical hair care giant Hot Tools® Professional has formally only been available in the US, but due to extremely high-demand its market-leading tools are now available in Europe. The brand has a 25 year heritage and has built an exceptional reputation for delivering phenomenal results in the professional market through innovations in materials, technical features and ergonomically advanced designs, winning best-in-class fashion, beauty and salon awards year after year. Hot Tools® Professional offers an impressive portfolio of lightweight, powerful dryers, fast-heating flat irons, precision curling irons and unique specialty tools that are coveted by stylists who demand excellence in all kinds of high pressure styling environments including film, TV, photo shoots and backstage styling at hair and runway shows.http://www.hottools.com/en-gb/ Wella
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With an incredible heritage in salon education that dates back to 1881, Wella is renowned for its exceptional hairdressing training. It offers an impressive portfolio of educational events and resources, including its latest innovation – eEducation. Wella hosts a plethora of inspirational competitions and events for the professional hairdresser, including Generation Now, Business Network Live, Xposure and its globally acclaimed event, Trend Vision.Insight
Insight is the hottest new professional haircare range from Italy. The stunning collection comprises professional in-salon and homecare treatments, created using ethical ingredients formed from organic extracts.
The Insight range offers a professional portfolio of shampoos, conditioners, treatments, permanent colour and styling products. In addition, Insight also offers a skin and male range, both completely organic and ICEA ECO BIO certified.
These unique hair products are paraben, petrolatum, colorant and allergen free and the formulations contain its key active ingredient and major USP; ozonated water. This range is most definitely a game-changer and one that’s not surprisingly taking the UK market by storm.www.insightprofessional.co.uk/ Procare
Procare is the UK’s largest supplier of foil to the hairdressing industry and has been manufacturing hair foil in Bristol for over a decade. During this time Procare has created an extensive product range offering a professional colour placement solution to every sector of the hairdressing market.
Best known for its premium quality hair foils and sophisticated hair foil dispensers -in particular the 24*7 Fully Automatic Hair Foil Preparation System – Procare products are specifically designed to give creative freedom to the technician, whilst saving time and money.https://www.hairfoil.com/
Multi award winning salon Mark Leeson Hair Body and Mind is one of the UK’s most respected names in hairdressing.
The highly acclaimed and well established salon located in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, is a hub for some of the country’s most dynamic hairdressers, so it’s no surprise that collectively they’ve won a giant list of awards.
Mark Leeson himself holds the ultimate accolade of British Hairdresser of the Year (2014) a title which he has been nominated for four years’ running. Along with multiple other awards, this positions Mark as the greatest hairdresser in the UK, if not the world.
The team’s latest name to make headlines is Mark’s protégé Sean Hall, who in 2012 won Eastern Hairdresser of the Year at The British Hairdressing Awards, following in the footsteps of his colleague Terri Kay who has scooped the award an incredible three times. Mark Leeson is one of the most seen names in the hairdressing press globally and has been working with Summersby Media since Emma Summersby launched the business in 2011.http://www.markleeson.co.uk/ Herra
Herra Hair Perfume is a must-have product that is quickly becoming an essential part of every woman’s beauty regime.
This delicately light hair perfume is a sophisticated fragrance with seductive scents of Italian Bergamot, Midnight Orchid, White Jasmine and Creamy Vanilla.
Designed to perfume and protect, its high-end formulation features natural UV filters and antioxidants, derived from sunflower and olive extracts, to shield hair from environmental damage and pollution.
Herra Hair Perfume is sold in salons both in the UK and Europe, including Headmasters and selected HOB salons.http://www.herrahaircare.com Clay Salon & Spa
Clay Hair Salon in Oxshott, Surrey is one of Surrey’s hot spots and is a favorite with some of the world’s leading premiership footballers and their families. The top-spec salon offers an array of hairdressing treatments in a truly relaxing and inspiring environment.
Clay was co-founded by hairdresser James Davis who has been busy making a name for himself in the hairdressing industry as well as the local community in Surrey.
Clay Hair Salon won Business Newcomer of the Year at the 2010 British Hairdressing Business Awards and is building a solid reputation as being one to watch on the hairdressing circuit.http://www.claysalonandspa.com InStyler
Ten Million people around the world have discovered the wonders of InStyler – a completely innovative electrical styling tool that combines the power of a hairbrush and a hot iron. Its rotating heated polishing barrel gently separates and straightens the hair effectively without causing heat damage, resulting in super sleek, glossy hair.
InStyler is available in a selection of colours and has a multi-function temperature setting to suit all hair types. It’s the perfect way to create smooth and straight hair, or big tumbling curls, whilst its patented design leaves hair in tip-top condition.
Sold through Boots, QVC and other high street outlets, this celebrity favorite tool frequently makes column inches.http://www.instyler.co.uk New CID Cosmetics
This salon retail cosmetics brand is the brainchild of Kelly Colman, who alongside her extensive creative team made up of hundreds of working make-up artists, has created a unique cosmetics collection which gives quick, simple solutions for all women.
The capsule collection of cosmetics offers multi-functional products with colours suitable for women of all ages and skin tones. The innovative packaging and advanced formulations make each product a make-up bag essential for modern women. Since its launch, New CID Cosmetics has become a firm favourite with both the beauty press and consumers.http://www.newcidcosmetics.com Alan D Hairdressing Education
A hairdressing institution for over twenty years, Alan d Hairdressing Education has been training hairdressers from within the UK & Worldwide in Central London since 1991.
With a vision to provide “useable and commercial” hairdressing training to all of its students, Alan d Hairdressing Education has been influencing both UK and global hairdressers, which includes some of the industry’s most respected names.
Alan d Hairdressing Education offers both private full-time training and a government-funded apprenticeship scheme under the work-based learning programme for both NVQ levels 2 and 3.
The success rates for Alan d Hairdressing Education are astonishing, with 99% of private students finding employment on completion of level 2, and 80% of apprentices remaining in their original training workplace, or within another salon.
With more than 20 years of experience in hairdressing training and technique and a client list that includes Percy & Reed and Karine Jackson, Alan D Hairdressing Education is a trusted industry establishment for anyone wanting a career in hairdressing.http://www.aland.co.uk Flip-In Hair
Flip-In Hair is one of the most exciting and innovative hair extension pieces to hit the hairdressing market since extensions took the world by storm.
It’s a brilliant hair extension accessory that simply sits on top of your existing hair using a super fine but exceptionally strong wire. The top layer of your own hair is then pulled over the top of the extension, resulting in completely discreet, instant length and added volume. Flip-In Hair is hand-made from 100% human hair and can be curled, straightened and heat styled. It is available in a wide range of colours and textures and sold through salons nationwide.http://www.flipinhair.co.uk Adee Pheelan Salons
Adee Phelan’s hairdressing career started when he was 26. He won Newcomer of the Year award at the British Hairdressing Awards in 1999 and the following year in 2000 scooped Men’s Hairdresser of the Year award, putting Adee Phelan well and truly on the hairdressing radar.
Having launched his first salon ‘Strangeways’, in Essex in 2002, he rapidly built an outstanding reputation which brought him many celebrity clients, and is responsible for David Beckham’s iconic World Cup Mohawk for GQ magazine in 2002 which won Image of the Year.
Adee has appeared in many television shows including Channel 4’s, The Salon, BBC’s Young Hairdresser of The Year, Soccer AM, The Weakest Link and Channel 4’s The Secret Millionaire.
Adee has now moved from having his flagship salons in London and Birmingham, to a very exciting new chain of franchises which he is launching throughout the UK.http://www.adeephelan.com CULT51
Over two years in development, CULT51 is a revolutionary 3D night cream with a luxurious formulation which helps skin cells generate younger looking skin.
CULT51 is filled with highly advanced ingredients, which give 51 key anti-ageing benefits with long term lasting results. Fine lines, wrinkles and age spots are reduced, skin tone is brightened to create a more flawless and radiant appearance. CULT51 naturally and yet dramatically helps slow down the ageing process.
The combination of active key ingredients work together with your skin’s own molecules to encourage growth and generation of new skin cells, promoting collagen and hyaluronic acid production whilst protecting against genetic ageing.
This remarkable luxury night cream is challenging what is currently available by putting a stop to different day, night, eye, contour and serums in favour of one powerful, innovative cream.http://www.cult51.com Lockonego
Located on Chelsea’s Kings Road, Lockonego is London’s most exciting, innovative and coolest salons. Co-founded in 2005 by A-list hairdressers Ben Cooke and Jonathan Long, the salon has established an outstanding reputation for service and style. Lockonego attracts a hugely diverse clientele, including Chelsea’s A-listers and many high profile celebrities.
Ben and Jonathan have put together a team of highly talented specialists in cutting, colour and extensions. The salon is regularly shortlisted for industry and consumer awards, including Best London Salon, Best Salon Experience and Best Salon Stylist, UK.
With a wealth of experience Ben Cooke and Jonathan Long are frequently involved in style covers shoots for Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Marie Claire as well as making appearances on primetime TV. Their personal touch has won them a loyal clientele and they are often the first choice for red carpet bookings, touring celebrities, lead editorial shoots or album covers.http://www.lockonego.com Salon Media Screen
Salon Media Screen is the latest innovation to hit the hairdressing industry offering a sleek portfolio of salon window projection screens, using the very latest digital technology.
Widely utilised by top retailers, projection screens are a perfect tool for salons to use as part of their marketing strategy to grow their business. Salon Media Screen’s products support salons to build their businesses, allowing key messages, images, promotions and show reels to be projected onto a screen in their salon window or inside the salon.
Salon Media Screen offers a complete package to include the screen and projector and installation as well as providing regular, bespoke content to engage customers.http://salonmediascreen.com/ Ego Professional
Ego Professional offers a range of professional styling tools, created by hairdressers for hairdressers. Innovative technology delivers dryers, stylers, heated rollers and brushes that give the professional user ultimate performance and durability. HW2 technology and tourmaline gives Ego Professional tools the ability to detox, de-stress and de-frizz hair, leaving it polished, healthy and manageable.
This stylishly designed range of tools give the professional user exactly what they need; even and controllable heat, faster drying times without compromising on condition. Each tool is designed to perfection, simple to use and delivers long lasting results.http://www.egoprofessional.com Colour Freedom
Colour Freedom is a new range of stunning semi-permanent shades for the consumer market by Knight & Wilson. The vivid shades of Red Poppy, Truly Blue, Orange Sorbet, Silver Blonde, Magenta Dream, Crimson Red, Mystic Purple and Pink Pizazz are perfect for anyone wishing to make a dynamic style statement. The additional Pasteliser can be used to create a pastel variation of any shade.
Its professional formulation ensures hair is left in brilliant condition. Free from peroxide and harsh chemicals, Colour Freedom is infused with Shea Butter and Argan Oil to nourish, protect and leave hair utterly radiant.