FEMALE BARBER PROVES WOMEN CAN MAKE THE CUT

The Barber House Birmingham

With the push to make workplaces more diverse and inclusive, there’s pressure on employers to look beyond the norm for their next hires. However, one industry that isn’t currently making the cut is the barbering industry, but The Barber House in Birmingham wants to fix this and hopes its very own Ellie Sampey will spearhead the way for change. With only 10% of the workforce made up of women, female barbers are still widely seen as a phenomenon rather than the norm. What’s more, the idea that barber-houses aren’t just places for haircuts and beard trims, but sacred all-male zones,

FATHER’S DAY GIFT THAT’S A CUT ABOVE THE REST

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Looking for a gift that will have your number one guy feeling extra special this Father’s Day? Ditch the naff socks and soulless chocolates and give your Dad a little R&R with a grooming experience that will bring the most important man in your life shear joy. The Barber House, which pioneered the city’s throwback to traditional men’s grooming, is offering the ultimate treat this Father’s Day with their gift vouchers. Whether you Dad is a classic clean-cut or traditional short-back-and-sides kinda guy, The Barber House caters to everyone modern man’s needs. Customers experience steam preparation, hot towel application, soothing

NEW LOCATION MAKES THE CUT FOR THE BARBER HOUSE EXPANSION

The Barber House Birmingham

The Barber House has welcomed the likes of Cillian Murphy, Lenny Henry and The Vamps, and now it’s putting even more customers in the hot seat with an expansion that sees the business more than double in size. Now located on Waterloo Street in Birmingham city centre, the all-new salon and shaving parlour opens for business today (Tuesday 26 February).          Oozing early twentieth century cool, The Barber House is the go-to destination for the best beards, classic cuts and tailored tash’s around. Targeted at the discerning gentleman, the team has been changing the game since opening the doors to

BIRMINGHAM GETS THE SKIN HQ TREATMENT

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Lauded by the likes of Beyonce, Britney Spears and Kate Winslet, the Hydrafacial has fast-become the beauty industry’s go-to non-surgical treatment. Men and women looking for a firmer face, fewer fine lines and a cleansed complexion can now give their skin the Hollywood treatment, after the opening of Skin HQ in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter.   Now open on Caroline Street, just off St Paul’s Square, this is Skin HQ’s second venture and follows in the footsteps of its hugely successful Manchester clinic. Located on St John Street since 2017, Skin HQ is already considered one of the UK’s leading beauty

SPRING INTO SUMMER WITH THESE UP-AND-COMING TREATMENTS AT EF MEDISPA EDGBASTON

We’ve had the snow, the rain and the unbearably cold weather, but now that spring is here, it’s time to shed some layers and get ready for longer days and warmer temperatures! Thanks to the experts at EF MEDISPA Edgbaston, here are the top aesthetic treatment trends that are sure to fight fat, reduce wrinkles, and leave you feeling fresh to soak up some sun this year. With the warmer weather settling in, you’ll most likely be cutting down on the amount of make-up you wear, but with that comes the worry of revealing more fine lines and wrinkles. With

THE ON-TREND BEAUTY TREATMENTS THAT WILL HAVE YOU FEELING LIKE RACE DAY ROYALTY

Fascinators at the ready – the horse racing season is almost upon us, with Cheltenham Festival just a few weeks away. Whilst we wait for the bookies’ top tips, Harchie Basra, owner of EF MEDISPA Edgbaston, looks at the beauty treatments that are this year’s front runners.   “Cheltenham Festival and Royal Ascot are big business for the beauty industry; with race goers preparing for the big day weeks in advance, so it’s always crucial that we have the best treatments available for ladies – and men – looking to take first place in the beauty stakes,” says Harchie, clinic

SHOW YOURSELF SOME LOVE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY WITH THESE EF MEDISPA MUST-HAVE TREATMENTS

Love is in the air this Valentine’s… but the one person you always forget to treat is still awaiting their special something! This year, we’re changing this, so make way for some self-love because this time it’s all about YOU. So ladies and gents, forget the flowers and leave out the chocolate – instead, give yourself the gift of self-love with some TLC for the areas you’re not so crazy about. Here’s EF MEDISPA Edgbaston’s ultimate wish-list for 14 February, especially for you… Did you know, the average woman shaves 7,700 times in her entire lifetime (about 58.4 days!), and

QUIT YOUR 2018 RESOLUTIONS NOW: THESE BODY HACKS ARE AVAILABLE IN BRUM TODAY

January Blues are already in full-force: the remnants of the Christmas selection box tempt you from the cupboard; your lunchtime salad is sub-par; and you’d much rather have an after-work date with a gin than the gym. There’s nothing to be jolly about in January… apart from the fact that you can opt for top aesthetic treatments to get your ‘New Year, New You’ resolutions ticked off ASAP. Thanks to the experts at EF MEDISPA Edgbaston, you can side-step the spinach smoothies and bid farewell to fad diets, in favour of cutting-edge treatments, sure to fight fat, reduce wrinkles, and

WE’VE GOT BIG LOVE FOR SMALL BIZ

EAST VILLAGE. could not be more excited about being chosen as one of 2017’s SmallBiz100! A Birmingham-bred business that lives and breathes the second city, we’re proud to be reppin’ B-town on the list. As such, we’re using our place on it to shout about all the other independents doing their thing in the city too. We want to lead the campaign #SmallBizBigCity, collaborating with our fellow small businesses, and co-operating with organisations, shopping centres, BIDs and other PR agencies alike to collate the list and spread the word. To signpost people to Birmingham’s independents, we’re creating a foldable map, that starts off as A7

A-LIST BEAUTY TRENDS CREATE A BUZZ IN BRISTOL

Express from Beverley Hills, the top treatments from Hollywood’s hottest stars have arrived in Bristol. Lauded by the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, and Jennifer Aniston, these therapies fight fat, remove wrinkles, illuminate skin, and even combat the common cold and hangovers. Those in the know will be familiar with beauty buzzwords like ‘LED Light Therapy’, ‘Facial peels’, and ‘Microneedling’, but even aesthetics experts might not know that they are all available in one place locally at EF MEDISPA on Whiteladies Road. Since opening in July 2016, EF MEDISPA Bristol has brought cutting-edge aesthetic treatments and wellness services