Professional Hairdresser

Since its launch in 2006, Professional Hairdresser has been an essential source of information for all those seriously involved in the business of hairdressing. In a style that is tailored to meet the demands of key professionals, it delivers all the latest the industry has to offer from new products and techniques to the business of running a salon. Strong editorial content reflects this highly creative industry with quality coverage on everything from catwalk fashion to the latest hair trends and collections.

Within Professional Hairdresser there are two dedicated sections which meet the demands of two important areas of the industry: Extensions and Gents. Both these sections offer a relevant and lively platform for manufacturers and high profile industry experts to promote their business at a time suitable to them.

Professional Hairdresser
had the largest reach into the industry with a market leading ABC audited circulation which is precisely structured to deliver a highly focused target audience of key industry buyers.

In addition to the print version which is published 11 times annually (with a combined July/August issue), the Professional Hairdresser brand also includes – a lively and daily updated forum for all the latest news, products, trends, step-by-steps and videos relevant to the hairdressing industry. This is complemented by a weekly newsletter delivered to over 18,000 recipients.

The Team

Nicola Shannon

Nicola Shannon launched Professional Hairdresser magazine in 2006. Having studied at the London College of Fashion, Nicola previously worked across home interiors titles and as a Fashion Editor.Under Nicola’s guidance, Professional Hairdresser is now firmly established as one of the hairdressing industry’s leading titles for salon professionals, going into more salons than any other title.A well-known figure within the industry, Nicola is frequently asked to judge hair competitions, present awards and sit on committees and feels that working on Professional Hairdresser is a lifestyle choice not just a job! At the Professional Hairdresser Live exhibition held in Manchester every year, Nicola is fully responsible for the editorial content of the show, organising top names and artists from the industry to appear on the main stages.

Advertising Group Manager
Oliver Shannon