Beauty upskills collaboration returns ahead of Professional Beauty World global event

ONE of the hottest topics at the Upskills Series joint Professional Beauty and Hairdressers Journal joint collaboration (15-19 February) was the revealing Zoom session on the ‘Save Our Salons’ campaign. The in-depth session with campaign founders revealed just what everyone can do in appealing to the highest levels of political power to save the beauty industry from the crippling impact of the pandemic.

This week beginning on Monday 22nd February will have just as much impact, if not more ahead of the upcoming Professional Beauty World three-day global online event for hair, beauty, spa and aesthetics professionals (28 February-2 March) and it all starts here at

The Hairdressers Journal joint Upskills Series collaboration with Professional Beauty begins this Monday at 10am GMT with the award winning Colin McAndrew of Medusa Hairdressing discussing how he has grown his business with Master Colour Experts and Wella Professionals. The Facebook premiere with Dr Nick Lowe on fractional lasers and combination treatments will follow at 12pm GMT on Monday.

Join Hairdressers Journal online this Tuesday 23 February at 10am GMT with a styling masterclass by Paint Powder Hair owner Katie Mulcahy, which can also be seen at PBHJ Ireland. At 12pm GMT Skin Deep Salon’s Jody Adel Tyler will be presenting a Practical Skills Live segment on understanding skin pigmentation. Tuesday’s sessions wrap up at 1pm GMT with Glow Beauty director Sara Shoemark in the Tough Talk hotseat presented by Professional Beauty managing director Mark Moloney.

Brooks & Brooks founder and Hairdressers Journal’s British Hairdresser of the Year will be in conversation on Wednesday 24 February at 10am GMT. And on Thursday 25 February at 10am GMT join salon business consultant Phil Evans online at Hairdressers Journal and Professional Beauty with essential business skills on creating a reopening roadmap.

The full content week of upskills presentations wraps up with the debut release of original and thought-provoking news releases.

The free courses on offer this week are available by registering online at and

Watch all previous upskills sessions online at Professional Beauty and Hairdressers Journal and keep up to date by signing up to the newsletters.

Courses attended qualify for one CPD her talk, courtesy of VTCT.

Image credits: Hairdressers Journal, Professional Beauty


Tags: Professional Beauty Hairdressers Journal #PBHJ #PBHJIreland #upskills

Kim Mullahey

Kim Mullahey is’s Ireland Correspondent. She holds an honours undergraduate degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Chicago and has taught Adult Education Creative Writing Studies. Through a media career spanning nearly 25 years Kim has written and photographed regional news, national and international horse sports, fashion and lifestyle. Kim lives with her husband and son in Kildare Ireland, and a stray marmalade cat who has adopted the family.

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