PPE Experiments

July 03, 2020

PPE Experiments

We were sitting around panicking a bit. Fretting about having to play doctors and nurses. I mean, I remember enjoying it when I was seven, but this head-to-toe PPE thing the German salons started, freaked us hairdressers out a bit. And anyway, wouldn’t it be professional cultural appropriation? Not very woke is it.

So we thought of being a bit more creative with our outfits, and frankly we were quite enjoying it. Practising our routines. A bit of am-dram at work. But then lo and behold Boris announced that we’d only have to wear visors. Probably for the best.

Behind the Scenes


My brother-in-law, Lee Sheward, is a stunt coordinator/film director and happened to be in town. I’m not sure organising a green screen so I could fly around the salon will make it to his CV. His more celebrated works include far more exciting adventures like Bond films, Indiana Jones, Mission Impossible, Titanic etc.

Something about the allure of space had 97-year old mum and the twins dressing up too.


 Michael Van Clarke





Also in Blogs

In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Joanna
In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Joanna

April 16, 2021

This transformation was for a Daily Mail makeover article. It was published as part of a three page spread on the Monday 12th, our first open day after lockdown.

There are fewer short hairstyles seen these days but a growing demand. Earlier decades had many more haircut icons - Mia Farrow, Audrey Hepburn, Purdy, Princess Diana, Meg Ryan. A fashion-wave... 

 

Continue Reading

What is Healthcare for Hair?
What is Healthcare for Hair?

April 16, 2021

You may have seen this caption on our product labels. But what does it really mean? Our registered strapline embodies the ethos born out of 43 years of salon haircare...

Continue Reading

Gaby's Bakery - Kit Kat Bars
Gaby's Bakery - Kit Kat Bars

April 16, 2021

Good artists copy, great artists steal. So said Picasso. But what did he mean by that? Picasso was highlighting that good artists and great artists work differently. A good artist may see another artist’s style and try to emulate it closely. A great artist will just take inspiring elements from various sources and weave it into their own unique mix of ideas to create something original.

 

Continue Reading