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EP55 – Zoë Irwin & Laura Middleton-Hughes champion support for Breast Cancer Now

Articulate, passionate and relatable, hairdressers Zoë Irwin and Laura Middleton-Hughes have between them learned a lot about breast cancer; how it impacts sufferers, and what hairdressing can do to help. In this 35-minute podcast you’ll discover a lot about how to advise clients on hair services while undergoing treatment, and practical tips on cutting, styling and colouring hair. Importantly, they also help with ideas on the right language to use, and remaining sensitive to your clients journeys. 

Zoe Irwin
Hair by Zoe Irwin

Chatting with Respectfully presenters, Nicky Pope and Lauren Stone, our guests are both integral to ghd Professional’s 2020 campaign ‘Take Control Now’ and keen to share its important aims and key messages. With 10 years history of supporting ghd’s cancer awareness campaigns, Zoë is an extraordinary colourist and stylist working at John Frieda in London. This year she met Laura, a trained hairdresser with a personal story of cancer, on a shoot to make a film for Take Control Now. You can see the film HERE.

ghd pink 2020Each year ghd Professional add their individual dash of pink power to October – a month when we focus attention on the need to raise awareness of breast cancer. With limited edition styling tools released to an on-trend pink theme, ghd Professional raises funds AND encourages conversation and exchange of information which is vital in supporting the battle to limit or even halt, widespread suffering caused by breast cancer. See the 2020 styling tools HERE

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Discover more about Breast Cancer Now HERE


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The Respectfully podcast is a hairdressing podcast hosted by Respect for Hair editors, who chat to hairdressers, salon owners and influencers from all industry sectors. These hair conversations appeal to everyone from creatives to educators, marketeers and business people! If you like what you hear, leave us a review HERE and browse our wide library of podcasts HERE.

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