Celeb hairdresser shares secrets with NCL staff


Hairdressing lecturers recently met with the UK’s leading Celebrity Hairdresser Nicky Clarke at a specialist training day.

Aileen Kane and Angela Clark from the Coatbridge Campus attended the full-day session ‘A Day with Nicky Clarke’ at Wella Studio Manchester.

They joined fellow college lecturers and students at the look and learn day which included Nicky demonstrating his world famous cutting and colour techniques on live models using Wella Professional products.

Having worked in the industry since 1974, Nicky shared stories of his journey, which included working with the Royal Family. The pair were given the opportunity to ask questions on his journey, his techniques and view 2020 trends.

Aileen said: “It was a privilege to hear from such an established industry expert and be able to come home and share our experiences with our students and colleagues.

“It was also fantastic to meet with lecturers from across the UK and share good practice to work towards encouraging a new generation of top hairdressers.”

Angela said: “We have implemented his techniques into our teaching to help enhance students’ skills and encourage them to develop their creativity.

“It was a really worthwhile experience.”

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