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BBA Newsletter JANUARY 2016 #2



BBA NEWSLETTER 22nd January 2016
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Barber UK 2016

Join leading names in the industry as Barber UK returns to the NEC Birmingham on Sunday 22nd and Monday 23rd May 2016.

Following the huge success of last year, Barber UK once again brings you a fantastic exhibition full of leading barbering brands as well as hosting the industry’s leading barbering competitions, run by the British Barbers Association.

Barber UK Seminars

What: Barber Council Question Time
Where: Barber UK, NEC Birmingham
When: Monday 23rd May 2016 at 11.30am
Cost: FREE

The Barber Council and Hair Council are holding a seminar at Barber UK to give you the chance to ask your questions direct. There will be space for 200 barbers to ask their questions about registration and what it means for you in a controlled manner. No rumours, no scare mongering, just straight answers.

The panel will be made up of 6 key members of the barbering industry:
Sally Styles - Hair and Barber Council Registrar
Lynda Whitehorn - Chair Person for the Hair Council
Gary Machin - Chair Person for the Barber Council
Mike Taylor - BBA Director

Plus 2 more to be confirmed.

Tickets to this event will be FREE and work on a first come first served basis. So don't delay - Get your tickets NOW.

What: Shaving with Bluebeard's Revenge and Envy Education
Where: Barber UK, NEC Birmingham
When: Sunday 22nd May 2016 at 10.15am
Cost: £10 (includes a Bluebeard's Revenge goody bag worth of £10)

Learn the art of shaving with Envy Education, using Bluebeard's Revenge shaving range.

One of the UK's top shaving educators, Sheriff Mehmet and his Envy team will be working with Bluebeard's Revenge to bring you the ultimate shaving experience.

What: Afro Dizziac with Chris Foster
Location: Barber UK, NEC Birmingham
When: Sunday 22nd May 2016 at 1pm
Cost: £10

Never turn away a client again; confidence is everything!

Learn how to master the technical aspects of Afro barbering and mixed textured hair with the three times Barber of the Year winner Chris Foster, Principle of the Foss Academy Mayfair.

Chris Foster’s engaging seminar will take you through methods of fading and cutting afro textured hair.

Have the knowledge and skills to truly master the ability to prepare and deliver a shave on black skin.

Be confident to provide consultations on the selection of facial hair designs and post-shave grooming aftercare. Diversifying your salon services with this amazing seminar not to be missed!
Also confirmed:
  • National Student Barber Competition Final
  • Michael Damiano of Wahl
  • Savills

Ding Dong - The Boxing Ring is Back

The British Barbers' Association will be bringing back the boxing ring to host their leading competitions. There is always a fantastic atmosphere surrounding these competitions and competing side by side really separates the wheat from the chaff.

Sunday will host the Britain's Best Shave competition, sponsored by Bluebeard's Revenge and Monday will host the Patterns Competition, sponsored by Andis.

If you think you've got what it takes - Enter Now!
The Jack Dean Pompadour Comb is great for creating the perfect lines in the hair to achieve the classic pompadour style in male grooming.
This high quality comb has 8 widely-spaced teeth to create this look as well as distributing wet products through the hair.
The comfortable grip makes the comb easy to hold when styling the clients hair.
Available in four colours: Black, Red, White and Clear.
  • BBA partners
  • The British Barbers’ Association (BBA) is to launch its own range of male grooming products
  • Andis
  • Mr Barbers
  • Booksy
  • VTCT
  • BarberSure
  • Wprldpay