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Coronavirus: Resources and advice

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The country has been in lockdown since March and we’ve been advised to stay in our homes as much as we possibly can. Colleges have closed and non-essential work is postponed, meaning you’re forced to try and carry on with your course from home for the foreseeable future.

 

To make things easier for you, we’ve compiled our most useful resources for learners and lecturers to help carry on as normally as they possibly can. Please keep checking back to this page as we will be updating it with more content to help you.

 

Exercises & Quizzes

Tutorial videos and education

Useful links and places to go

 

Exercises & Quizzes

 

Kerrie Treharne, Hairdressing Lecturer at Telford College has provided these colouring exercises for you to use.

 

Click here to download the Introduction to Colour PowerPoint.

Click here to download the Colouring Faults PowerPoint.

Click here to download Colouring questions (you can find the answers here).

Click here to download exercises for Shampooing and Conditioning the hair and scalp (you can find the answers here).

 

We will be putting quizzes on our Instagram Stories each week so make sure you check those out!

 

Remember, you can always access all of our past issues online for free, all of which have tons of useful exercises in – along with the answers. These are available on our Learning Resources page.

 

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Tutorial videos and education

 

So many brands and bodies are trying to help fill the gap of being out of the salon by providing free education either live on Instagram or through their website. Here are just a few places to check out:

 

Keep checking in on here and on our Instagram as we will be adding amazing tutorials from super stylists regularly!

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Mathew Watt shows us how to create beachy waves for your clients in this tutorial. He said: "When creating gorgeous waves for your clients it’s so important to layer up the product to get that hold… every couple of sections mist the hairspray over and build that product up… it is so important that you use a flexible hairspray and there are none better than the @keuneuk freestyle spray" #hair #hairstyle #hairstyles #wavyhair #beachyhair #hairspray #hairtutorials #hairtutorial #haireducation #hairvideos #hairblogger #hairvlogger #education #balayage #balayagespecialist #balayageexpert #keune #keuneuk #keunehaircosmetics #keuneamerica #salonlife #edinburgh #edinburghblogger #edinburghlife #edinburghhair #edinburghhairdresser

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Darrel shows you how to apply a deep conditioning colour mask using @affinageprofessional – great to share with your customers stuck at home! He said: "The benefits of a Deep Conditioning Hair Mask are to improve texture and add moisture to the hair. It can also help reduce breakage and split ends 🙌🙌 "We used @denmanbrush D38 Power Paddle, D3 Classic, DPC3 Comb & Black Sectioning Clips ❤️❤️" #asphair #affinageprofessional #affinagespecialistsalon #rockstarred #silvergothic #beseen #projectcolour20 #creativecolour #fellowshipofbritishhairdressing #community #ponytail #toptips #denmanbrush #prostyling #HairBrilliance #HomeHairHacks #HairHeros #DenmanBrush #denmanglobalcollective #loveconcepthair #concepthairmag #tutorial

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Pivot Point International step-by-steps

Pivot Point International step by step

Pivot Point International step by step

 

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We broke down the Government’s official advice to help decipher what you need to know.

 

The Mental Health Foundation has compiled advice to help you, your friends and your family to look after your mental health.

 

The NHBF explains what furloughing is and how it may be affecting you.

 

Wella created a guide to help salons to help deal with the COVID-19 section – as did L’Oréal, which you can find in here .

 

Here is the link to the Government’s official coronavirus advice page.

 

The Money Saving Expert website is great for breaking down advice about financial issues affecting the self-employed, furloughed staff and more.

 

This Google Sheet lists places you could go for free education and certification, with brands such as Barbicide offering online training.

 

Why not join the Hair Uncut Facebook group and share off your work during isolation?

 

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