From humble beginnings Alan Howard has grown over the last 4 decades to become one of the leading professional hair and beauty suppliers.
Key to this growth is our truly 360-approach to service, providing our clients with a solution to every business need with the full package of support required to help hairdressers and salon owners alike grow and gain the most from their business. With a core focus of nurturing the potential of every professional in the industry, be it through education, product, or service, Alan Howard is far more than just a wholesaler.
Inspired by the essence of Italy, Alfa Italia is a brand dedicated to bringing professional electrical styling tools to both the home and salon. Hairdryers, straighteners, and travel kits, Alfa Italia are constantly searching for new ways to perfect your hair. We band together industry professionals and master craftsmen to create tools which are as elegant as they are intuitive for a truly unforgettable styling experience.
Founded by industry outsiders in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in 2007, amika: is the antithesis of a typical beauty brand. Instead of purveying unattainable perfection we believe in idiosyncratic and totally individual version of beauty. The result is a line of professional haircare and tools for a lifestyle of self-expression and hair rebellion against conformity and the mundane.
We bring the glamour of Hollywood to your salon. And health to the hair of your clients.
We are JOICO, from Los Angeles, the city of the stars and beautiful people. New looks are born and new styles created on a daily basis here. In the long term, that can put a lot of strain on hair. That is why top hairdressers from LA and all over the world swear by our products: because they treat, color and style hair in a healthy way. Together, we bring health to the hair of your clients.
JOICO. The joi of healthy hair.
At Goldwell, we embrace your passion for beautiful hair. We believe that only together we can reach new heights by achieving creative excellence, outstanding client satisfaction and salon success. We do more than just understand you. We think like you. We think stylist.
Modern Barber serves the professional barber industry with a quality real world read that inspires, informs and celebrates the craft. Our pages embrace the diversity and individuality of the UK barber community and beyond. Our events reflect the incredible talents, skills and knowledge of our readers, followers and fans. Our engaging social and online platforms deliver daily content that supports our barbers and the brands they love. In short, Modern Barber is THE largest and most widely read title for men’s hair professionals.
Phorest is a salon software, but what sets it apart from its competitors is its powerful retention marketing suite that helps salons get their clients in more often, spending more & generating referrals.
The Phorest system also manages all other aspects of their businesses such as appointments, online bookings, reporting, staff stock management and sales.
“Phorest Salon Software is incredibly passionate about the hair and beauty industry, in particular about helping salon owners and entrepreneurs grow fantastic businesses. Our features & tools are developed specifically by the industry for the industry! Ronan Perceval, CEO of Phorest Salon Software,
Phorest Salon Software - Champion of the Independent Salon #LetsGrow
Salon Services is part of Sally Europe, your trusted hair and beauty expert. And our goal is to be the preferred partner for professional in hair and beauty across Europe.
Salon Services is our strictly trade only brand. Trading in over 100 stores across the UK and Ireland we offer professionals access to an incredible range of professional salon quality products, expert advice and exclusive brands. Along with special prices, trade card members receive regular news, updates and promotions. Salon Services also specialises in equipment to help create the perfect salon environment.
Salon Success is fundamentally a distribution company specialising in professional hair products. They pick, pack and ship literally truckloads of shampoo bottles across the UK and Europe. But hey, anyone can do that! So what makes them different?
With an unparalleled portfolio of professional brands, a wealth of long term knowledge and plenty of passion for our industry, their mission for them and their salon partners is to Have Fun, Make Money and Be Number One.
Relationships are at the heart of everything they do; they aim to be The Distributor of Choice to their salon partners across the globe, providing a true consultancy service backed up by extensive marketing and education programmes. They are everything that your average distributor is not: fun, friendly, professional and innovative. They connect the right people with passion, programmes, products and a truly professional promise.
Schwarzkopf Professional are delighted to sponsor the Customer Care category of the British Hairdressing Business Awards. Why? Because excellence in customer service is celebrated in creative ways blending service, performance and results in brilliant businesses up and down the country every single day. For us, customer service cascades across the delivery of cutting edge products such as IGORA, BC, BlondMe, TBH; inspirational trend-focussed Essential Looks and innovative teams formed of new talent with our YAT, digital influencers with the Collective and Shaping Futures’ educators are literally changing the lives of disadvantaged young adults around the world. The care that goes into each and every customer is what transforms an experience from ordinary into extraordinary and it is always the difference that makes a difference.
Hot blooded since day one, Sexy Hair is a brand crafted from the love and passion for hair. Michael O’Rourke founded Sexy Hair in 1998 with one goal in mind: to put Sexy in a bottle. Now boasting ten families of products to target every hair type and aspiration, Sexy Hair allows anyone to tap into their inner Sexy.
With 25 years’ experience creating solutions for the hair industry, Shortcuts Software is the largest provider of salon business management software globally.
We’re so much more than just a software company. We’re a bunch of hard-working humans who love what we do, and who will go out of our way to help you achieve your wildest business dreams.
From day one, our mission has been clear: to create an easy-to-use software system to help creative types and savvy business owners like you do better business, without having to sacrifice work/life balance, and to increase their profits at the same time.
We’ve been innovators from the get-go and are constantly expanding our suite of software. Our brand new partnership with Google which will help you take your business to the next level.
Takara Belmont is delighted to support the British Hairdressing Business Awards and align our brand to this prestigious industry awards event.
Since 1921, Takara Belmont has put the needs and expectations of hairdressing, barbering and beauty professionals first. By ensuring we have the world’s best designers and technologists, state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and a highly proficient global workforce, we have set new precedents in equipment design, functionality, technology and performance.
In pursuit of innovation and technical perfection, we have created the industry’s most advanced grooming chairs, styling furniture, backwash solutions and processing technologies. Our traditional products have stood the test of time to remain international best sellers. And the introduction of evolutionary new products, that integrate progressive technologies, are shaping the future of hairdressing to define 21st Century salon experiences.
With a global perspective, we have influenced salon planning and design too. As well as creating some of the world’s most awe-inspiring interiors, each project is meticulously planned to maximize space, and introduce new service and revenue generating opportunities for the perfect the customer experience.Discover how we can put your salon in a class of its own.
Wella is home to iconic brands like Wella Professionals; Sebastian; Sassoon Professionals; Nioxin and System Professional. Our goal is to inspire and enable more stylists to delight more consumers, in more parts of the world, more completely. We make our stylists three promises: 1. We create lasting, supportive and passionate partnerships across the world. 2. We help make your personal dreams of success become a reality every day. 3. We create careers that will help you attain your personal career goals.Whether you are a newcomer to hairdressing or have been working with hair all your life, you must have noticed how lucky you are to be part of our wonderful industry. In what other industry do you see the passion, collaboration and generosity of the very best to share their skills and knowledge? That collaboration and passion is the essence of the Wella Family. From giving you the products to delight your customers to helping you grow your business and technical skills we are here to help you succeed. www.wella.com
WhatSalon is a marketing platform for salons to attract new and loyal customers to your salon. WhatSalon helps fill your booking calendar including those pesky last minute openings. It connects with your current booking software, so users can see available appointments in real time. Bookings made are automatically input into your booking software, so there is no need for any work on your part (and no chance of double bookings!). With WhatSalon there are no upfront costs, and only a small fraction of the fee is paid to WhatSalon from the new business they send you. It’s sleek and has a high end feel, to align with the branding of the most beautiful and savvy salons in the UK. To learn more or sign up visit www.whatsalon.com/connect