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Hair & Beauty Charity reports rise in professionals requesting help

By Rebecca Hitchon | 25 March 2024

The Hair & Beauty Charity has shared insight from the last five years of its work, revealing that there has been a 1,200% rise in the number of people aged 18-30 asking for help from the charity. Figures also show that there has been a 300% rise in male applicants…

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Give back to the industry with Hair & Beauty Charity’s monthly supporter campaign

By Chloe Randall | 9 July 2022

The Hair & Beauty Charity has launched a Charity Supporter campaign where professionals, brands or organisations in the industry can provide a minimum £20.00 monthly donation, to help those struggling during hard times. Since 2019, the charity has seen a huge increase in applications for help, with a significant rise…

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Hair & Beauty Charity launches raffle to support industry beneficiaries

By Helena Biggs | 1 July 2022

The Hair & Beauty Charity has launched its annual raffle to raise funds for its hair, beauty and barbering beneficiaries. The proceeds from each £1 ticket will go towards industry individuals and their families who are facing difficult times due to circumstances such as illness, bereavement and financial hardship. Prizes include…

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IKON.IQ offers free nail kits to Ukrainian refugee techs

By Rebecca Hitchon | 10 April 2022

Swedish developer and manufacturer of hypoallergenic professional nail products, IKON.IQ Nails, is offering free nail starter kits to refugee nail technicians from Ukraine. The kits include gels, gel polishes and essential nail tools. At the time of writing, IKON.IQ has delivered over 80 starter kits to those fleeing the Russia-Ukraine…

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Maidenhead salon to host 24 hour nail challenge for charity

By Rebecca Hitchon | 31 January 2022

Are you used to long working days? How about a 24 hour shift of non-stop nails? That’s what the team at Maidenhead salon, Becki’s Beauty, are doing this March in aid of charity. Taking place between 9am on 18 March and 9am on 19 March 2022, Becki Hobbs and colleague…

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Hair & Beauty Charity awarded charitable status in Scotland

By Rebecca Hitchon | 8 November 2021

The Hair & Beauty Charity, which offers financial assistance to hairdressers, barbers and beauty professionals affected by illness, disability, bereavement, homelessness, domestic violence and financial hardship, has announced that it has received registered charitable status in Scotland. The charity’s beneficiaries, of whom 10% currently live in Scotland, are supported with…

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Haircuts4Homeless launches Crowdfunder for book that will give 100% of proceeds to the charity

By Rebecca Hitchon | 15 October 2021

The charity Haircuts4Homeless, which works to give homeless people a confidence boost and make them feel less isolated through a haircut, has launched a Crowdfunder page to raise funds for the printing costs of a book, which will see all proceeds going to the charity. ‘Hear Me, See Me’ is…

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Barry M supports charity mani challenge with nail polish launch

By Chloe Randall | 9 August 2021

Barry M has launched a limited edition nail polish named after Esme Lucas, a nine-year-old girl who was diagnosed with leukaemia earlier this year. The nail shade, which Esme named herself, is called ‘Esme’s Deep Marine’ and is a holographic blue sparkly colour. The brand were inspired by Esme’s story…

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Can you help? 9-year-old launches nail painting fundraiser

By Chloe Randall | 18 June 2021

A nine-year-old girl called Esme, who is fighting acute myeloid leukaemia, and her dad, Richard have launched ‘Esme’s Man-icure Challenge’ to help raise money for Young Lives vs Cancer. After being diagnosed with cancer in March 2021, Esme’s dad, Richard let her paint his nails in bold and bright colours…

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A Bournemouth nail artist will attempt to paint over 4000 nails over 3-days for a Guinness World Record in support of charity, CRY

By Alex Fox | 15 June 2021

On the 6 August 2021, Bournemouth-based nail professional Lauren McBride of Get Nailed, will attempt to set the record for the Longest Artificial Nail Painting Marathon for The Guinness Book of Records. An exciting proposition, Lauren reveals just what she’s trying to achieve during the event. “My aim is to…

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