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What is a IQA?

Have you ever heard of your teacher mention of an IQA? Your tutor could mention you are going to be IQA’d, Or the IQA is going to visit or perhaps your work will be invigilated.  However, you may come across … Continue reading

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Rest, Recover and Research

As an entrepreneur we often work ourselves to the ground without taking any rest. We feel guilty, that we might miss out or miss an opportunity. “Opportunities become real if we can see them and seize them”  

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Thinking about training in hairdressing?

Where do you start? The course, insurance, qualification, products, marketing or clients. Take a look at some key points on my latest blog post. Accreditation for Hairdressing Training; Is the course accredited? – all training courses should be accredited with … Continue reading

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I was on a Beauty Podcast!

Last week I was invited by Debbie to be on her Beauty podcast! Beauty & The Business Beast 🎙 A podcast for the professional hair and beauty industry I jumped at the chance to join Debbie and other professionals that … Continue reading

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My Day at Professional Beauty London

Professional Beauty London is back! I am so excited to visit after many years of closed exhibitions due to Covid, and now we can shop ’til we drop again! On the 4th April I took my self into the big … Continue reading

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Ice Ice Baby, My top 3 Ice Breakers for any Hair or Beauty Lesson

My top three icebreakers for any new class: Ice Breakers for Hair or Beauty Lessons. Being an education in Beauty and hair for over 10 years, I have many new starters with our role on role off courses. Our Students … Continue reading

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Creating a Scheme of Work

Planning your own courses can sometimes be mind-boggling to put pen to paper. But your AET (Award in Education) would’ve taught you the two main documents that you need for all your training courses are; lesson plans and a scheme … Continue reading

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Acne: Through your years

Acne is a skin condition resulting from clogged hair follicles present under the skin. It presents itself as small or large, red lumps on the skin which can sometimes be painful and pus filled in some cases. What is Acne; … Continue reading

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Plan to prepare, or Prepare to fail – Lesson on Lesson Plans

Benjamin Franklin was correct and I think a lesson plan is just like one big giant to do list. For every beauty lesson plan I create, I think of it as a checklist of my to do for the day. … Continue reading

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💜Launching; Hair and Beauty Experience Programme 💜

Have you finished your qualifications but need more experience? Do you find you need experience to gain a certain job? Would you like to spend time in a salon to gain confidence?   💡If you answer is yes to any … Continue reading

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