Brooklands College
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Hairdressing & Beauty


This is the standard setting body for the hair, beauty, nails and spa industries, and creates the standards that form the basis of all qualifications including NVQs, SVQs, Apprenticeships, Diplomas and Foundation degrees, as well as industry codes of practice.

Hairdressing Training

Photographic step-by-step guides combined with lessons and handy tips and techniques

Hairstyles for girls

A blog created by a mother to demonstrate as well as provide information and tutorials on creating braids and hair styles for her two young daughters.

Make-up artist magazine

Make-up artist magazine has a website with the latest information and tutorials on cosmetics, body painting and prosthetics for film, television and fashion.

Nails magazine

Information and services for nail technicians featuring an online magazine, client handouts and product reviews.

National hairdressing federation

The National Hairdressers’ Federation is the UK’s largest trade association for hairdressing, barbering and beauty salon owners. They help members build successful, profitable and sustainable businesses by providing membership services including 24/7 access to free employment law advice, free apprenticeship and employment contracts and campaign on issues which affect their members.

Professional Beauty

Provides detailed information about treatments and has directories of suppliers and salons.

Skin Inc. Magazine

Official web site for aestheticians, salon and spa professionals, and skin care product manufacturers and suppliers

War Paint Magazine

Warpaint Magazine is an original UK magazine for the professional Make-up artist which covers every aspect of a make-up artist’s brief.
Warpaint ventures behind the scenes of blockbuster films, TV productions, editorial shoots and major events to get the make-up artist’s own story.  Featuring body art, prosthetics, wig work and SFX as well as high fashion, catwalk, editorial and beauty, Warpaint brings to both pro make-up artists and aspiring students the sense of community and recognition of the incredible work our leading artists achieve.