Roger Spy on hair and film

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This week we caught up with Roger Spy, the multimedia artist, video director, musician, and mastermind behind the AIPP nominated video Wash Bright Colours Separately, sponsored by HCL for Colour World UK. How did you come up with the concept for Wash Bright Colours Separately? The initial inspiration was the … Read More



‘Wash Bright Colours Separately’ nominated for AIPP!

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Back in May, HairClubLive collaborated with Johanna Cree Brown and Roger Spy on Wash Bright Colours Separately: a short feature film created exclusively for Colour World UK. The film was premiered at the two-day hair event in Dalston, London, to great acclaim, and now the film has been recognised by a new audience … Read More



July’s #FierceHair winner

John Spanton - July's #FierceHair winner

The galleries have been filling up with a hugely impressive array of #FierceHair entries this month, making July’s winner a tough one to choose. The lovely John Spanton has scooped the title of July’s #FierceHair winner, with his colour work as part of the Trevor Sorbie art team. We love how the … Read More



Barber of the year Charles Gray

Charles Gray

This week we caught up with Charles Gray; winner of the 2016 Barber Connect barber of the year award, member of uber-cool barbering squad, Menspire, and #OpenChairNight veteran. Congratulations on winning the Barber Awards Barber of the Year! What has the process been like? For me the process was a very exciting … Read More



British Hairdressing Awards finalists

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The finalists are out! After a week of tough deliberations, the British Hairdressing Awards judges have come to their decisions, and we could not be more proud of the number of HCL members and supporters that have made the cut. Check them out: Regional hairdressers of the year: Ashley Haynes alongside … Read More



Andrew Collinge ‘Beyond the Desk’

Andrew Collinge

An icon and #OpenChairNight veteran, we’re delighted to see that Andrew Collinge has been featured in a recent photographic exhibition celebrating Liverpool’s business leaders. The exhibition, ‘Beyond the Desk’ was curated by Marius Janciauskas in an attempt to break traditional business stereotypes and bridge the gap between established leaders, aspiring … Read More



Hooker & Young hit Majorca

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Big supporters of HCL Hooker & Young flew out to Majorca with Schwarzkopf Professional this month to showcase their technical expertise and presenting prowess to hundreds of passionate hairdressers. An idyllic beach-side resort in Portapetro accommodated a 400-strong audience for the Schwarzkopf Professional show led by the dynamic duo. The event was … Read More



Layering and lavender with ClubStar art team

Callum and the ClubStar art team

We have been keeping up with #OpenChairNight veterans, Michael Rackett and Ryan Humpage on their Fellowship ClubStar art team journey, and it’s all going on! The ClubStar art team  were treated to a day with Callum Standen from The Egg on Monday, at the Alan d Academy in London, to learn … Read More



Francesco Group award winners

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Shoutout to our fabulous members Amy Sultan and Matt Roskell, who scooped creative prizes at the Francesco Group awards. The Francesco Group’s annual awards were held at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham on the 26th June, and began with the unveiling of the eagerly awaited Francesco Group branded collection for … Read More



You have to be in it to win it

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July’s #FierceHair competition is in full swing, but we thought we would catch you up on the entry details and prizes. Each month our editor will be selecting the fiercest image that has been uploaded to the Members or Hair from the chair galleries. To make it super simple, all … Read More



June’s #FierceHair winner is here!

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We are very pleased to announce Evangeline Barret as our June #FierceHair winner! The recent NHF Step Up and Shine Scholarship winner has worked with make-up artist Zoe Brown and photographer Ben Budden to create this powerful image. We love the use of neutral colours that allow the amazing texture … Read More



British Hairdressing Business Awards finalists

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The finalists of the HJ British Hairdressing Business Awards 2016 have been announced, and we’re thrilled to see so many HairClubLive members amongst them! After a panel of top industry and business experts spent two days in deliberations, we’re pleased to report that Shane Breslin qualified as a junior of the … Read More