Rachael Gibson - Get mastered as a session stylist
EP 015: Rachael Gibson – Get mastered as a session stylist

Wouldn’t it be awesome being a session stylist traveling the world working on fashion shows?  Or to see your work on the front page of British Vogue Magazine? Or be on location creating the hair for editorial shoots? I know many of you share these kind of dreams. This is why I’ve brought the wonderful Rachael Gibson on the show today to talk on how the Mastered online programme can help you achieve this.  Read more and listen…

EP 014: Adam Reed – One half of Percy and Reed

If your seeking an entrepreneurial journey to owning a hairdressing salon, or possibly having your very own hair product range, then in today’s episode we’ve a real treat for you. Joining me is Adam Reed, the Founding Partner of the super cool Percy and Reed brand.
Adam works on the front line of hair dressing. When not working in one of his London Percy and Reed salons or on their product range, he’s regularly traveling all over the world, tousling and taming the locks of some of the world’s fashion and beauty icons.  Read more and listen…

Jay Mahmood - being a freelance hair educator
EP 013: Jay Mahmood – Being a freelance hair educator

Do you want to know more on what it takes to being a freelance hair educator?
Well, in todays podcast I’m thrilled to welcome Jay Mahmood to talk about his role as a hairdressing educator. In this episode, Jay’s offering up the lessons he has learned as an educator at some of the most respected hair academies in the world, and now as an International freelance Hair Educator and the Global Artistic Ambassador of Haircutting for Goldwell .Read more and listen…

Dan Thomas hairdressing photographer
EP 012: Patrick Cameron – The master of long hair dressing

Joining me for this Bank Holiday special is the ultimate master of dressing long hair Patrick Cameron. In todays episode you’ll learn why Patrick is the number one person who hairdressers throughout the world look to for creativity, inspiration and motivation when dressing long hair
Patrick has created a business empire in the art of long hair education by dispelling the myth that long hair dressing is complicated.Read more and listen…

Dan Thomas hairdressing photographer
EP 011: Dan Thomas – How to photograph a successful hair collection

Award-winning hair and fashion photographer Dan Thomas joins me on today’s How to Cut It for a value-packed episode. Through his expertise as a forward thinking photographer, Dan will be sharing serious knowledge on how to photograph a successful hair collection, from start to finish.
The photographer behind William Lamb’s winning British Hairdressing Newcomer of the Year 2016 Ink collection, Dan knows exactly what it takes to capture jaw-dropping and award-winning collections. Read more and listen…

EP 010: Ky Wilson – Creating a unique brand identity

Having yourself a unique brand identity could make the difference between standing out or not in the hairdressing industry.
Here in our 10th episode, I’m thrilled to have a visit from hairdressing entrepreneur Ky Wilson. Today, we’re going to get into Ky’s thought process behind building both he’s super cool personal persona ‘Ky Cut Wilson’ and his business, The Social. Read more and listen…

EP 009: Edward Hemmings – Presenting your way to success in hairdressing

Do you have the fear of presenting in front of a live audience? Or maybe you’re looking for a few tips to help take your stage presentations to the next level?
Well, that’s exactly what today’s guest can help you with, thanks to his expertise and knowledge in the art of presenting. Today, Edward Hemmings will share his tips with you on how it’s done, revealing everything you need to know in presenting your way to success in hairdressing. Read more and listen…

EP 008: Luke Benson – Creating an award winning collection

How many of you seek success in winning a British Hairdressing of the Year award? For many of you winning at the British Hairdressing awards is a big desire of yours, and this weeks guest is someone who can help you achieve this. Here today is current London Hairdresser of the Year, Luke Benson. An ‘exceptional hair talent’ who travels the world teaching his creativity, along with consulting with other hairdressers on their shoots. Read more and listen…

EP 007: Lee Stafford, and why he’s changing hair colleges

In this ‘How To Cut It’ episode I know that you’re really going to be entertained by a true hairdressing legend.
Joining me today is Lee Stafford – one the most famous and recognised names to come out of British hairdressing in the last 20 years. From starting out cutting hair in his mum’s living room, Lee’s career went into overdrive after winning British Mens Hairdresser of the Year in 1998. Read more and  listen…

EP 006: Not Another Salon with Sophia Hilton

Maybe like todays award winning guest Sophia Hilton, being a salon owner is not a massive ambition of yours.
Originally Sophia never had the desire to own a salon –but if she did, it couldn’t be just like “another salon”. The rest is history! After 10 years working for leading hairdressers, Sophia –after talking to her husband– decided to venture out on her own, and in 2015 opened Not Another Salon in East London’s fashionable Brick Lane. Read more and  listen…

EP 005: King of Balayage with Jack Howard

Enjoy insights from our guests – this week’s interview is exceptional.
Here today is A-list hair colourist Jack Howard – a big fan of HairClubLive – who is widely credited with bringing Balayage to the UK.
As a visionary hair technician and businessman, Jack understands why leveraging new technologies and social media is vital to helping you grow your industry profile. Read more and  listen…

EP 004: Becoming a brand ambassador with Katie Mulcahy

Many hairdressers share the same ambition to one day become an ambassador for a leading hair care brand, but often wonder what it takes to land this prestigious role. That’s why I’m super excited to have hair brand ambassador, Katie Mulcahy join us today to answer this question. Offering her own personal experience on becoming UK ambassador for Rusk Hair Care, Katie understands exactly on what it takes to get noticed by hair manufacturers that are looking for the next big names to represent their brand. Read more and  listen…

EP 003: An interview with celebrity hairstylist, Andrew Barton

I’m honoured to introduce you to the award-winning and celebrity hairstylist, Andrew Barton.

For over 30 years, Andrew has been making his mark in the hairdressing industry. From starting out in his native home town of Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England, his career journey has led him to being crowned British Hairdresser Of The Year, becoming the resident hairdresser to the TV hit show 10 Years Younger, having his own product range and currently Creative Director of the world famous Urban Retreat Salon at Harrods, London. Read more and  listen…

Pro Hair Tom, Mai, John (4)
HTCI 002: Tom Connell’s Rise To Artistic Director At Trevor Sorbie

I’m so excited to bring you the very first interview to the How To Cut It In The Hairdressing Industry podcast, kicking off with an episode I know you’re going to love. Joining me today is Tom Connell, who has risen to become the artistic director of the Trevor Sorbie Art Team.

After seeing Trevor Sorbie perform in a one man show, Tom was so blown away by Trevor’s approach to hair that he knew from that moment on he wanted to go and work for the man himself. If you’re wondering, “How could I possibly work for one of the top salons in the world and it’s art team?,” stick around – Tom is about to tell you whats involved. Read more and  listen…

HTCI 001: Welcome to How To Cut It – In The Hairdressing Industry Podcast!

What the heck is the How To Cut It – In The Hairdressing Industry Podcast all about?

Giving you the insights, inspirations and information to take your hairdressing and barbering careers to the next level, in this – our first HTCI podcast – I’m super excited to welcome you to my solo episode, explaining what you can expect to hear over the coming weeks, months and years. As your host, I would also like to take this opportunity today to introduce myself to you, and share a little more on my hairdressing career to date. Read more and  listen…