This week, we’re discussing winning colour. With some many brilliant competitions out there from the leading manufacturers, we ask: what does it mean to your business to win one of these industry colour awards? Is it important? Do your clients understand their gravitas? We’ve caught up with two hairdressers – straight from a hugely coveted trophy win – to get their take on it all.
On The Panel:
Is a celebrity stylist and owner of Sinéad Kelly London, a boutique salon in Barnes, West London. A two-time winner of the L’Oréal Colour Trophy in 2016 and 2019 respectively, she’s also bagged a whole host of prizes during her career including European Hairdressing Champion in 2002 and 2004, and a former Irish hairdressing champion, too.
Is Executive Stylist at Sinéad Kelly London and the two-time winner of the L’Oreal Colour Trophy in 2016 and 2019, creating the winning colours for each. Having worked alongside some of the most influential stylists in the country; he likes to keep his finger on the pulse of the latest colour trends, paving the way in beautiful colour transformations.
2m 20s – Tell us about your winning look for 2019
4m 53s – Process for entering the LCT
6m 6s – What comes first?
7m 10s – Talk us through the styling of the look
9m 36s – When does the process for entering a competition like LCT start?
10m 22s – So interesting that you can transform a women with two different looks
12m 16s – Hairdressing as a craft has developed so much
12m 50s – Where do you stand on competitions generally?
13m 45s – The key to success is dedication
15m 17s – Competitions can really help to build clients, too
18m 0s – We should take inspiration from one another
20m 20s – What makes it so hard for women in our industry?
21m 43s – Hair is more textured on your Instagram feed. Is that deliberate?
23m 54s – You have to inspire and invest in your model
26m 10s – Is it more important to please yourself or the judges?
29m 01s – So let’s talk about your winning #LCT19 year. Tell us what’s in store…
30m 40s – What are the key things if someone is going to enter?
- Sinéad Kelly London
- L’Oréal Colour Trophy competition
- Instagram: Sinead Kelly London
- Instagram: Vas Mikellides
- Model: Tash Underwood
Host: Nicky Pope
Guests: Sinéad Kelly and Vas Mikellides
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