Adel Professional | Blog

29/03/2016
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New OSiS+ Collection: Made to Create a Stir

    We’re really impressed with the updated Schwarzkopf OSiS+ styling range! In a revamp for 2016, Schwarzkopf have updated the OSiS+ product line, category organisation and design format for a refreshed and look-driven collection right at home in your styling toolkit. We’ve put together our highlights of what the new Schwarzkopf OSiS+ range wants to achieve for professional hairdressers and salons, according to the Made To Create ethos for styling versatility and innovation.       A ‘Look Driven’ Collection The new Schwarzkopf OSiS+ range includes 28 products assorted into a look-based... Read More

23/03/2016
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14 Hairdressing Memes That Just Get You

                  It’s a weird life being a hairdresser.   Some days at work go indescribably well:                                                   Others are just indescribable:                                                     Clients ask the difficult questions:            ... Read More

18/03/2016
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10 Ridiculous Vintage Beauty Ads

            Here at Adel, we’ve carefully selected our all-time favourite vintage beauty ads. From the completely ridiculous to the downright offensive, these beauty ads speak volumes about how beauty trends have evolved over the decades.           10. Is your natural beauty not getting enough recognition? Cover Girl knows how to fix that! According to this advert from 1966, with an overstated lampshade headdress (and some fancy new lipstick) you’ll light up the room.         9. This poor typist... Read More

14/03/2016
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The Hottest Denim Hair Looks

  Move over silver… step aside rainbow hair… Denim Hair is the new colour trend for 2016! Taking inspiration from the material that has been rocking the fashion world since the 50s, the Denim Hair trend includes everything from stonewash and blue-grey to deep indigo and bright navy tones. Pioneering denim hair stylist Adam Reed describes this look as ‘a wearable, on-trend palette’, and there certainly is a Denim look to suit every client, whether they’re an adventurous creative colour veteran or want to step into the unnatural colour trend for the first time.  ... Read More

08/03/2016
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Taking the Salon Experience Home: Client Retail

        We all know clients want the best possible service, and hair and beauty professionals have the know-how and equipment to deliver it, but what about when a client steps out the salon?  When they buy at the salon clients gain the professional insights and advice they crave for getting the most out of their hair, skin and nail treatments with top quality products. Here are four ways you can help your clients discover high quality solutions and maintain results between services:     Treatment Oils and... Read More

22/02/2016
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Top 20 Weird OPI Nail Polish Names

  Half the fun in choosing an OPI nail lacquer is the bizarre list of nail polish names on offer, and your clients certainly won’t forget the title of their favourite manicure shade. Adel Professional have delved into the OPI collection archives to pick our Top 20 favourite weird OPI Polish names, in no particular order, for your reading pleasure…   1. Deutsch You Want Me Baby? Well I do want this beautiful red-orange shade, but the title is cheesier than an 80’s synth pop music video… this little number is from the... Read More

02/02/2016
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Why We ♥ Guy Tang

Guy Tang is a phenomenal celebrity hairstylist based in West Hollywood, whose dedication to caring and creative hairdressing is truly inspiring. He was a hit at Salon International 2015 in London, and his popularity continues internationally, with a strong following online. Here at Adel we love Guy’s work, and thought we’d share the reasons why we think he’s a stylist to keep an eye out for in 2016…     Incredible hair inspo.     Looking through Guy’s Twitter or Instagram accounts submerges you in so much hair inspiration it’s difficult... Read More

18/01/2016
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The 10 Types of Salon Client We’ve All Met

Working in the hair and beauty industry, you get to meet a lot of clients with their own styles, personalities, quirks and habits. You wouldn’t change them for the world, but there are some things clients do that are hilarious, frustrating or downright strange…   Here are Adel’s top 10 picks for salon clients all professionals will come across at least once in their working careers!   1. The client who treats their beauty appointment like a therapy session, to the point where you’re tempted to look up how much... Read More