Bleaching specialist 

We are officially in a bleaching era, but who actually ever got properly trained in it? No one. With clients’ ridiculous unrealistic expectations is it any wonder we are struggling? Guess what comes after a base 10 (you guessed it) - Disintegration. Let’s face it- that’s terrifying. We promise it won’t take long for it to pay off to be super knowledgeable in a trend that is here for a very long time. 

What’s in the course? 

  • How to deal with clients’ unrealistic expections

  • The confidence to say no - and who to say no to

  • In depth technical knowledge about the bleaching process

  • Dealing with complaints

  • Dealing with damage

  • Which levels of lift you need to create each tone

  • How to 'cover your ass' at every point of the process


1 day (9am-5pm) theory and practical - live models

*Classes may over run slightly due to being a practical course 


£300 plus VAT



Important things to note

  • If you have completed The Perfect Bleed course before then some of the content may be repeated, as in 2016 we had Basic Bleaching and Perfect Bleed in one day. We now separate the two to make other courses more in depth and include live models.


the perfect bleed 

Our most popular course of 2016 and 2017. Gradients of colour have become a part of our everyday work in the past few years, yet for most we are still noticing those little demarcation lines that leave us frustrated. The the client might not notice, but we do! 

A complete overhaul on vivid colours and bleeding techniques. 

What’s in the course? 

  • How to perfect your bleeding techniques (these can also be used on a natural palette)

  • How to get your timings down - big time!

  • All about vivid colours and their characteristics

  • Which base each tone sits over best

  • Which vivid colours stain and how to remove them

  • How to deal with fade and maintenance

  • How to deal with clients’ unrealistic expectations

  • Pricing vivid colouring and how to make it profitable

  • How to get clients to 'buy in' to the maintenance of creative colour

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1 day (10am-5pm) theory and practical

*Classes may over run slightly due to being a practical course


£300 plus VAT 

Important things to note

This course will not include bleaching information. For his reason it is highly recommended that the Bleaching Specialist course is attended prior to this one.  

unrealistic expectations

(new FOR 2018) 

The fact is, if you think you are the only one that can't keep up with Instagram, then you're wrong. You are not alone. We receive daily letters from hairdressers leaving the industry because they can't cope. This course is designed not only to teach you techniques that your clients are asking for but to deal with all the drama that comes with it. 

What’s in the course? 

  • How to build your confidence in taking control of an 'unrealistic expectation' client

  • How to 'map out' the journey of your client for each appointment

  • Who to turn down and who to take on

  • How to prepare your clients for fade

  • How to deal with unrealistically light images

  • Understanding Instagram images and the techniques you would use to achieve them

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1 day (9am-5pm) theory and practical – live models

*Classes may over run slightly due to being a practical course


£300 plus VAT


100% Freehand Balayage

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Whether you have never tried freehand before or you just want to perfect your technique, this course will get you right up to scratch. A mixture of classic, french balayage for soft, beautiful, high-fashion looks and our speciality ‘cheating-speed’ techniques, that will save your ass on a fully booked melt down day. 

What you will learn 

  • How to freehand balayage

  • Speed techniques for when you're running behind

  • How to balayage all the way to the root (that's how balayage is supposed to be!)

  • How to deal with colour corrections before a balayage


1 day (10am-5pm) theory and practical

*Classes may over run slightly due to being a practical course 


£300 plus VAT


Mature students

Why have a course for 'mature students'? Isn't that ageist? Not at all. Colouring is nothing like it was 20 years ago, or even 10 or 5 for that matter. The skills we learned in our training just don't reflect what is being asked for today. For so many senior stylists (who are fabulous at what they do, might I add) it's not a case of just tweaking something they already do, but learning something completely from scratch. Now, let me just tell you, there is absolutely nothing wrong with that, however we have found some experienced stylists feel more comfortable sharing their thoughts and feelings with other people that have the same views and challenges. That's all. We're all about listening to our students’ feedback and making our academy the least intimidating it can possibly be. So let's give it a go. If you have more than 5 years’ experience, book on these ones :)


Equal opportunity pricing 


As much as we want to invest in our education, the low income of our trade often makes it difficult to make the right choices. We honestly believe that you can always find the money to improve yourself and no matter what you spend you WILL get it back. But when two stylists sit next to each other in a class, one on 40k a year and the other on 20k, the investment of the 20k stylist was double that of the other student. Therefore, in some ways, you could actually say that equal pricing is not equal at all - in fact, it’s far from fair. This year we have launched our first 'equal opportunity' courses with the incredibly talented Harriet. This means we will price our course according to your earnings. Dramatic reductions are made if you are on a low income, such as minimum wage. Education is life changing. We’re trying to help everyone see just how life changing it can be. 



Please send the name of the course you wish to book, 3 months’ worth of payslips (or if you are self employed, a copy of last year's books) and also an address for your invoice to

From your earnings, we will find out which pricing tier you will fall under:

Over 30k =£300

29 to 20k= £250 

20k and under = £200

Bear in mind that we can only accept the above as valid proof of your earnings.



Not another UK TOUR

Would you like US to come to YOU?

In 2019 we are out on the road, traveling up and down the country to visit you in your salons!

Why? To save you valuable time and money on travel, accommodation and all those other pesky, surprise costs that crop up when you book a day out.


Please send an email to and we can assist you in creating the perfect day for you and your team.

Not another SOCIAL MEDIA event 2019

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After the success of Not Another Social Media Event this year, we are delighted to share that in 2019, we will be heading outside of the M25 to pastures new!

Pastures Irish and Scottish, in fact. Yay!

To be put on the list to receive further information up to the minute, email

A DJ and surprise entertainment is maybe not what you expect from a seminar, but saying that, you’ve probably learned to expect the unexpected from us by now.

In true 'Not Another' style we will be completely transparent, with no secrets and no bull****, on how we have created the fastest growing following in the UK. 

What’s in the seminar?

  • How to create your own unique branding

  • How to take pictures of your work

  • How to grow your following naturally - no buying!

  • A unique, hairdressing special presentation from a UK social media expert

  • You will leave with a full plan of the steps you need to take over the next 12 months