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Darts star Fallon Sherrock on beauty in sport, her go-to nail look & oche style rules

By Rebecca Hitchon | 17 December 2023

There’s one word that is repeatedly used to describe English professional darts player, Fallon Sherrock MBE, and that is ‘trailblazer’. The ‘Queen of the Palace’ has had many firsts as a woman in the darts sphere, from becoming the first woman to beat a man at the PDC World Championship in…

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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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Coronavirus: Workplace safety guidelines released by the government

By Kat Hill | 12 July 2020

The workplace safety guidelines for ‘close contact services’ have been released by the government. Entitled Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19), the document sets out guidance and practical advice on how to open workplaces safely, while minimising the risk of spreading Covid-19. Hair, beauty & nail services fall into the close contact services…

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Salon owners delaying retirement for as long as possible

By Kat Hill | 8 June 2019

 A new survey by NHF/NBF  has found that hair and beauty salon owners without private pensions say they will delay their retirement for as long as possible. Of 400 salon owners surveyed, almost one in six (16%) said their State Pension would be their only pension income during retirement. Half…

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NHF/NBF 2019 Business Awards open for entries

By Kat Hill | 17 May 2019

The NHF/NBF’s Business Awards is now open for entries from hair, beauty and barbering businesses. Entry is free and open to both NHF/NBF Members and non-members. The awards evening will take place at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London on 17 November. Entry closes on July 26 and the finalists…

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More men are making grooming resolutions in 2019

By Sophie Nutt | 16 February 2019

A recent survey conducted by grooming brand, The Bluebeards Revenge, has found that more men are making grooming resolutions in 2019 to improve their love life. The survey of 2,018 men revealed that 73% are planning to make grooming resolutions, while 67% revealed it’s about improving their chances of finding…

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NHF & NBF reveals number of beauty salons continues to boom

By Sophie Nutt | 23 October 2018

Recent figures have shown that, for the first time, the number of salon offering only hairdressing has started to decline, especially over the last year. Over the same period, however, the number of beauty salons, nail salons and hair and beauty salons has risen. Beauty is expected to be the…

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Salon in the Spotlight: Bello Amor Beauty & Academy, Liverpool

By Kat Hill | 5 September 2018

Having established her business and client base as a mobile technician and being home-based, Natalia Moore knew it was time to expand and find a bigger base for her business. “After six years, I expanded in 2016 and moved to a larger premises as the business was growing from strength…

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NHF warns of ‘pain’ for salons following minimum wage increase

By Helena Biggs | 27 December 2017

The National Hairdressers Federation, which supports the hair, beauty and barbering industries, reveals that salons will be hit hard by the Budget announcement that wage rates will rise from April. Chancellor, Philip Hammond, revealed that the National Living Wage for over-25s is to rise by 4.4% from £7.50 to £7.83…

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