Top 8 Publications To Stay On Top Of Salon Trends

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At some point in our lives and careers, we inevitably turn to leading resources to get inspired. In the hair, beauty, spa and cosmetic industry, however, it’s a daily thing. The reason behind this is salon trends. How do you stay on top of them? To whom do you turn?

To facilitate your research, we have listed what is in our opinion the 8 essential publications you should subscribe to or at the very least follow online. Hope you enjoy!

Salon Trends: The Top 8 Publications To Keep An Eye On

HJi (Hairdressers Journal Interactive)

Launched in 1882, the Hairdressers Journal Interactive, better known as HJi has stayed on top of salon trends, becoming an indispensable resource for the hairdressing industry. Providing exclusive fashion from the UK and across the globe every month of the year, inspirational imagery, business advice, celebrity styles and exclusive coverage and video content of industry events awards and photo shoots, HJi is a publication to keep an eye out for.

Make sure you catch up on the latest news, features, leading names and ones to watch!

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HJi | Website


Professional Beauty / Professional Spa & Wellness

Professional Beauty is the UK’s leading magazine for the beauty, nail and spa industries. They also have a publication intended for the forward-looking spa director or hotelier, the publication produces market leading conferences, magazines and awards.

Available in the European Union and the UK.

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Professional Beauty | WebsiteProfessional Spa & Wellness | Website


Irish Beauty

Associated with Irish Therapists Ltd and considered as Ireland’s favorite beauty trade magazine, Irish Beauty Magazine is one to puts your hands on. Oh, and the magazine is now available to view online.

Along with the current issue, previous publications are also made available for you to read on your own time.

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Irish Beauty | Website


NHF (National Hairdressers’ Federation)

The National Hairdressers’ Federation is the largest UK trade association for hairdressing, barbering and beauty salon owners. Its goal is to help members build successful and sustainable businesses, and their publications reflect just that. Salonfocus Magazine is one of them: the award-winning publication is filled with business news, industry hot topics and advice for hairdressing, beauty salon and barber shop owners.

If you are looking for material, guides and resources to help you manage your salon, NHF is something to check out.

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NHF | Website


The Salon Magazine

The Salon Magazine is a key read for hair and beauty professionals who are looking for the latest news, product launches, advice from expert contributors and inside stories on the latest salon trends and treatments.

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The Salon Magazine | Website


Modern Spa Magazine

Modern Spa Magazine is an essential publication for UK spa owners and professionals. With articles aiming to educate and inspire the built and growth of sustainable businesses, the publication is one to follow latest trends and industry announcements.

Expect product reviews, out the box ideas, industry predictions and advice from leading expert contributors.

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Modern Spa Magazine | Website


Creative HEAD

With its magazine, Creative Head has gained the reputation of a leader regarding professional hairdressing news in the UK and Ireland. Now, launching September 1st, Creative HEAD adds an Education section to its array of help. It will include guidance, advice and inspiration combining videos and step by steps.

Creative HEAD is a vital resource for you to get your creative juices going. Don’t miss out!

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Creative Head | Website


Salon Magazine

Salon Magazine is a domestically produced B2B trade only magazine for Ireland’s and Northern Ireland’s professional beauty, hair, barbering, nails, tanning skincare and spa markets. This publication aims at blurring the lines between traditional trade press delivery and desirable consumer publishing.

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Salon Magazine | Website

As we previously mentioned, this is our top 8 picks. If you think we missed something, let us know in the comments so others can be made aware of all the possible top publications that help you stay at your strongest!

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