Oh what a night! The line-up was incredible, the audience were mesmerised and the atmosphere was buzzing. Respect LAB 2020 was a hit! A huge thank you to ghd for being our first sponsor and to our seven fantastic speakers.
With our live-streaming iPad poised, Respect Editor Lauren was joined by co-host Edward Hemming, Head of Education at AlanD Hairdressing, to open the event before it was straight on to the first speaker, ghd’s Dr Tim Moore. Lifting the lid on the cutting edge technology used to create ghds signature tools, Dr Tim also let us in on a few hair facts to pass on to clients. Did you know it’s actually better to dry hair with a dryer than it is to let air dry?
Food for thought
Next up, the utterly hilarious and super cool Charlotte Cave left us with food for thought as she challenged the industry to be more accountable and ask questions. The turkey story will always stay with us – ask Charlotte next time you see her.
Jack Eames was up next to give a glimpse into the future with his presentation on the rising importance of video in the industry – keep it moving people! And after a short break Stacy Humphreys gave a heart-felt presentation (with a hint of humour) on behalf the Hair & Beauty Charity. Jo Irving followed on talking all things Instagram, providing some handy tips to help stylists build an image for their Instagram. She also runs yoga retreats for hairstylists, check them out HERE.
Then it was ghd’s Janine Jennings’ turn to share her forward-thinking insights into the part consultations play in retail and how to maximise on opportunities. Last but most definitely not least Akin Konizi took the stage to discuss his route to success. What a journey!
A truly inspiring evening, we can’t wait for the next event in March. Watch this space for more details.
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