Together, Gary and Michael bring a fresh approach and a creative vision to teams through outstanding hairdressing skill and knowledge, hands on management of a growing salon group and are adept at offering top level client care and inspirational beautiful hairdressing skills.
Countless British Hairdressing Award wins including Colour Technician of the Year and North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year, Hooker & Young are part of an elite group of hairdresser to be nominated for British Hairdresser of the Year.
With the title of 2014 Scottish Hairdresser of the Year placed proudly after his name, Philip Bell of Aberdeen based Ishoka Hair and Beauty is known for his creative hairstyling, exceptional standards and hairdressing expertise.
The award winning Artistic Director is full of creative knowledge and was delighted to enter in British hairdressing Awards Hall of Fame after winning the Scottish title in 1998, 2005 and again in 2014 for the third time.
A leading member of the Rainbow Room international Artistic Team and the driving force behind their photographic shoots, which have received many awards and accolades. Suzie has been awarded the acclaimed Scottish Hairdresser of the Year.
Her continual presence within the British Hairdressing Awards is an excellent reflection of her standing within the British hairdressing industry. Suzie has travelled widely across Europe educating and inspiring other hairdressers with Schwarzkopf Professional in her role as Essential Looks ambassador. Suzie is regarded as one of the most talented hairdressers within the country and is regularly featured in trade publications offering her expert advice on trends and education.
Rainbow Room International's Artistic Director, Dylan is a renowned session hair and editorial stylist who is known for creating beautiful hair and exceptional barber work.
Recently voted one of the top 100 hairstylists in Britain, Dylan has a wealth of experience working with high profile clients and backstage at London Fashion week, most recently at London Collections for Men working backstage at the Oliver Spencer and Rake shows. In addition to his backstage work he has also worked at many high profile events including the MOBOs, the Scottish BAFTAs, The Scottish Style Awards and T in the Park.
As one of the most respected hairdressers in the UK, Kevin Kahan has a place in the British Hairdressing Hall of Fame, after being named Northern Ireland hairdresser of the Year 2009, 2011 and 2012.
Kevin's passion for the arts – including architecture, couture, photography and film- is reflected in his striking collections which manage to fuse cultural references with breakthrough techniques and a jaw-dropping finish. His headstong vision and passion for the leftfield has enabled him to push boundaries, both in hairdressing and business, gaining him much respect and admiration among his peers.
As a confident and talented hairdresser, John has been creating stunning work for photographic shoots, shows, seminars and clients for many years.
His career has taken him to over 50 countries across the globe and delivered opportunities to develop his skills in broadcast media and as a motivational speaker. John is comfortable and confident in font of cameras or behind the scenes and his balance of experience as a business owner and well-travelled creative enrich his breadth of skill. John's pragmatic and unassuming approach to every challenge makes him one of the most authentic and consistent hair experts in the industry, while his quick mind and clear creative vision ensure that he inspires and entertains.
Paul Meekin, award-winning Creative Director of Partners Hair & Beauty, Belfast, has been creating head-turning hairstyles for more than 35 years.
Bringing passion, flair and creativity to every style he creates, Paul is a passionate and proud brand guardian for Schwarzkopf Professional in Ireland and the UK. Known for providing the personal touch for everyone whose hair he transforms in his east Belfast salon, his warm personality ensures that he brings zeal, energy and enthusiasm to every training session. Paul's hands-on approach also sees him helping to develop young talent and pass on his expertise during every course he takes.
One of the UK's leading names in hairdressing, Tim is recognised with a host of industry awards and accolades and have lead him into the prestigious British Hairdressing hall of fame.
Tim is an innovative hairdresser with an eye for how hair falls, and has an amazing eye for both cut and colour, using the two to perfectly complement each other.
Coming from a long line of hairdressers dating back to his great-grand father Ed Taylor, Gary believes creativity runs in his blood. He fell in love with the industry from the very first day he picked up a pair of scissors at the young age of 13.
Gary opened his very own salon Edward and Co, which was named after his great-grandfather in true family tradition in the 1990s. Gary has since competed around the world with the British Hairdressing team, winning world junior and senior championships with the British team and picking up expertise, techniques and different approaches from the best hairdressers around the globe as he went. He has previously won North West Hairdresser of the Year at the British Hairdressing Awards and is a finalist this year.
Daniel's passion for hair began at the tender age of fourteen, leading him to become a salon owner at 21. Daniel has travelled to over twenty different countries educating, performing and inspiring so many people.
Known for his TV work on the "Great British Hairdresser" and his precision cutting, creativity and flare has lead him to being a finalist at the British Hairdressing Awards.
Vanilla by Sara Barlow is a hair and beauty salon nestled right in the heart of Sheffield where Sara is from. After starting her career in her home town, Sara moved on to follow her dream of specialising in colour. She worked for Schwarzkopf Professional at the London Academy educating hairdressers on advanced cutting edge colouring techniques.
Sara has travelled the world working alongside some the most prestigious hairdressers in the business, passing on her technical knowledge and contagious enthusiasm. In 2010 Sara decided to follow another dream to come back to her home city of Sheffield and work in her own city centre salon.
Director of Hensmans Salon Group based in Northampton and Milton Keynes, Gemma Hensman is proudly part of a family run business that has been hugely successful for over 30 years, with both the salon and Gemma previously finalising for the British Hairdressing Awards a number of times.
Working closely with Schwarzkopf Professional, Gemma has been a National ambassador for the brand, creating her own Essential Looks collection in the 2014 Inspire UK team and for 2018 enters her new role as Press Ambassador. This role will see Gemma meeting our key industry press to explain and demonstrate our innovative new launches, and she can also be booked exclusively for education within your salon.
Former Northern Ireland Hairdresser of the Year, Sharon Malcolm is the Proprietor of Sharon Malcolm Hairdressing in Newtownards, Northern Ireland - a multi award-winning salon that's hugely respected throughout the country for its incredible professionalism, renowned levels of customer care and loyal customer base.
Sharon's collections are often influenced by nature, art and fashion, including the 2014 BHA award-winning collection 'Bella'. This commitment to creating beautiful, stunning and show-stopping hairstyles has seen Sharon being recognised for her inspirational work with numerous award wins in the UK and Ireland.
Sharon is a National Educator for Schwarzkopf and her work has been featured in media both nationally and internationally.
When it comes to sharing skill, Debbie G is a true 'tour de force'. Debbie earned her first-class credentials by successfully teaching her hairdressing skills as an independent educator for the last 12 years & from over two decades of experience as Creative Director of the Vidal Sassoon London Schools.
Debbie and partner Billi Currie, run an award winning Boutique Hair Salon in the heart of Marylebone London, where they have a team of highly skilled Stylists who are trained to look after the salon guests.
Carolyn is a renowned colour expert with over 30 years experience, educating customers and hairdressers around the globe with her latest colouring techniques. Combining superb technical and creative skills to create the ultimate colourist. Known for her inspiring contemporary colour and enthusiastic presentation style, her passion is to always give a personalised and beautiful colour for every client.
ASK Academy Education Terms and conditions
Bookings for this course refer to a specific course named in the confirmation and is not transferrable to another course.
We regret that tickets are not transferable to another named individual without prior approval by Henkel UK Limited
Delegates are required to bring equipment including scissors, combs, clips, and brushes for practical workshops. We ask students to bring their own kits.
You also have the option to bring your own model on any practical sessions they will be required for 13.00 hrs on the day of the course. You will need to inform Henkel Limited 2 weeks in advance of the course date if you are not bringing your own models and head blocks will be provided.
It is the responsibility of all delegates bringing their own models that they have all had a successful patch test for all Schwarzkopf Professional products applicable to the products being used on the course being attended
Cancellations: Any cancellations must be received in writing via post or e mail. No refund will be awarded for any cancellations received less than three weeks prior to the date of the course.
Alterations – It may be necessary for reasons beyond our control to alter the venue; the date of the event or the named Educator. We will give you as much notice as we can and you will be given the option to transfer your booking to the new venue and/or date.
If Henkel Limited cancel the event refunds will be awarded for booking fees paid. We do not, however, accept liability for travelling, accommodation or any other expenses incurred as a result of any cancellation or postponement of the event.
Our liability for loss or damage incurred as the result of cancellation or postponement of the event is limited to the amount of the booking fee.
These terms and conditions as governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales will have jurisdiction over any dispute.
Any booking supplied or obtained in breach of the Terms shall be void and all rights connected therewith shall be nullified.
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Data Protection Statement
Version 3.0 - December 11, 2017
Henkel Limited & Henkel UK Operations Ltd, hereinafter referred to as Henkel, respects the privacy of each person who visits our website. Now we would like to inform you of the type of data collected by Henkel and how they are used. You will also learn how you can exercise your data subjects' rights.
Any changes to this Data Protection Statement will be published on this page. This enables you to inform yourself at any time about which data we are collecting and how we use such data.
This Data Protection Statement does not apply to websites accessible via hyperlinks on Henkel websites.
2. Collection, use and processing of personal data
Henkel Limited & Henkel UK Operations Ltd, Wood Lane End, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4RQ
Henkel uses personal data primarily to provide this website to the users. Any further processing of the data only occurs on the basis of other statutory duties or permissions or if the respective user has consented towards Henkel. Henkel stores and processes data specifically for the following purposes:
When users visit the website, Henkel automatically collects and stores certain data. This includes: the IP address or device ID allocated to the respective end-device which we need for transmitting requested content (e.g. especially content, texts, images, and product information as well as data files provided for downloading, etc.), the activity of users in the context of the website, the type of respective end-device, the used type of browser as well as the date and time of use.
Henkel stores this information for a maximum of 360 days for the purpose of recognizing and pursuing misuse.
Henkel uses this information also for improvements to the service's presentation, features and functionalities as well as general administration tasks.
Aside from this, Henkel deletes or anonymizes the data on use, including the IP addresses, without undue delay as soon as they are no longer needed for the above mentioned purposes.
The processing and use of the data is based on statutory provisions which justify those operations on the grounds that (1) the processing is necessary for the provision of the website; or (2) Henkel has an overriding legitimate interest in ensuring and enhancing the functionality and error-free operation of the website and that it is tailored to the users' needs.
3. Further Personal Data processing
You may have provided your contact data via our booking form. We will use your data for the purpose of replying to your request.
The processing and use of your data is based on statutory provisions which justify those operations on the grounds that the processing is necessary for processing your request.
If you have not given consent to a longer storage duration e.g. in the course of our customer relationship management we will store the data no longer than needed in order to fulfill the aforementioned purpose or as long as required in case any statutory retention obligation applies.
your contact data which you may have provided to Henkel,
the content and circumstances of your electronic communication with Henkel such as contact forms or e-mail,
your usage of Henkel websites,
in the framework of Henkel's customer/consumer relationship management for the purposes of
advertising (by post, in browser, in app and as specified below if you provide an additional consent),
market research, and
communication in relation to events
To achieve the selected purposes Henkel may
- combine the above listed data with other data Henkel may have legally collected about you for instance from raffles or other website activities, and
- analyze the data in order to determine relevant advertising measures.
In the course of this analysis Henkel applies an automated methodology that helps prioritize leads for sales. Contacts are categorized according to their online and off-line activities. Based on the category they are assigned to and the location they are the contacts are assigned to sales persons and receive different information on our products and services as well as advertising material.
You may have given consent that Henkel may forward your personal data to the GFK for the following purpose:
- matching and updating the contact addresses.
We will store the data only as long as the consent is valid or as long as required in case of any statutory retention obligations.
You may withdraw your consent with effect for the future at any time, for example by clicking the respective hyperlink provided either in the confirmation e-mail or by clicking HERE. The withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
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At any time, you may assert the right to access your data. Additionally, provided that the respective requirements are met, you may assert the following rights:
Right to rectification
Right to erasure
Right to restriction of processing
Right to lodge a complaint with the respectively competent data protection supervisory authority
Right to data portability (as of May 25th 2018)
Right to object
In case of processing activities involving your personal data that are carried out on basis of a legitimate interest of Henkel, you have the right to object against such processing of your personal data at any time for reasons resulting from your specific situation. Henkel will stop that processing unless Henkel can prove important reasons for the processing which deserve protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend against legal claims.
In these cases, or if you have any other questions or wishes in connection with regard to your personal data, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I hereby agree that Henkel Limited & Henkel UK Operations Ltd, Wood Lane End, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4RQ and Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Henkelstrasse 67, 40589 Düsseldorf, Germany, (both together "Henkel") may process
my contact data which I may have provided to Henkel,
the content and circumstances of my electronic communication with Henkel such as contact forms or e-mail,
my usage of Henkel websites
communication in relation to events
To achieve the selected purposes Henkel may
combine the above listed data with other data Henkel may have legally collected about you for instance from raffles or other website activities, and
analyze the data in order to determine relevant advertising measures.
matching and updating the contact addresses.
And I agree that Henkel may forward my personal data to the Cube Studios (Registered Address: Unit 10, Wingbury Courtyard, Business Village, Wingrave, Bucks. HP22 4LW Company No.: 3613803 ) for the following purpose:
recording booking data
Please note that this does not mean order data processing, which is in Henkel's responsibility.
I further agree that Henkel may contact me to inform me about products and services and other offers from Henkel's via email.
I may withdraw my consent with effect for the future at any time by clicking the respective hyperlink provided in the the Data Protection Statement.
The withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on the consent before its withdrawal.