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How do we become amazing hair stylists?

By McQueen Hair and Beauty | October 22, 2021 |

By starting out as apprentices. Apprentices are the lifeblood of the hair industry, constantly bringing in a new generation of stylists who, once confident and qualified, go on to make a name for themselves in salons and styling models and celebrities on catwalks, photoshoots, film sets, for theatre productions and events across the UK and…

Entrepreneur Of The Month: Fiona the McQueen Hair and Beauty Founder

By cardelladmin | March 1, 2021 |

Fiona Russell McQueen Hair and Beauty BBN: How did McQueen Hair and Beauty came to be? I had always worked for international hairdressing companies and I developed and learnt the trade with large corporate companies. As I got older, I realised that I didn’t want to work for corporate companies. I really appreciated all…

We are thrilled to have won our latest award at the Orpies!

By cardelladmin | October 26, 2020 |

We were awarded a beautiful award for ‘Best New Business’. What a fabulous accolade for the salon.

Hairstyling through history: the invention of rollers, straighteners and dryers

By McQueen Hair and Beauty | May 3, 2020 |

How long do you spend on your hair every day? From conditioning and shampooing to drying, straightening, curling, pinning, clipping, plaiting, you name it, it can take a while to get your hair set for the day. But walk back through time and perfecting your hairstyle would’ve taken the better part of a day.  Thanks…

Our top Trade Secrets to keep your hair looking great through the lockdown

By McQueen Hair and Beauty | May 3, 2020 |

Are you worried about what your hair is going to look like by the time the lockdown ends? Desperately want to give it some TLC but not sure how without paying a visit to your local hairdresser? Well, we’re here to help by revealing our Trade Secrets as professional hairdressers in Orpington.  Before we crack…

Our 4-step routine to rehydrate your skin

By McQueen Hair and Beauty | May 3, 2020 |

Winter is tough on your skin. A British Spring isn’t much better. It isn’t just the harsh effects of the cold wind blasting against your face, it’s also the drop in humidity. With less moisture in the air, the water in your skin evaporates faster. The result: dry, tight, flaky skin.  With summer sun around…

The Difference Between Salon Colour And Box Colour – Hairdresser Orpington

By McQueen Hair and Beauty | December 10, 2019 |

You’ve probably thought that the only difference between colouring your hair at home and having it done at the salon is the price. But there is much more to it than that. The makers of box colour have the general audience in mind when creating their product. The only thing they consider is colour, since…

How To Keep Straight Hair Looking Great – Hairdresser Orpington

By McQueen Hair and Beauty | December 10, 2019 |

You got your hair straightened and it looks absolutely amazing. But while your hair is still getting used to being stretched, you’re worried about what to do to keep it looking that way. If you want to keep your newly straightened hair looking tiptop, it’s critical that you get a fabulous haircut to go with…

The 5 Most Common Hair Mistakes and How to Solve Them – Hairdresser Orpington

By McQueen Hair and Beauty | December 10, 2019 |

In wanting to have luxuriously shiny and healthy hair, people unknowingly create more problems due to misconceptions on the proper way to care for our hair. So let us set the record straight and give you some tips on how to get the hair that others will envy. Mistake #1 – Using Conditioner ONLY On…

Debunking These “Hair Care” Rules – Hairdresser Orpington

By McQueen Hair and Beauty | December 10, 2019 |

There are a lot of practices that talk about hair care. But not all of them are truly effective. Be careful when taking these rules to heart as some might do more harm than good. Let’s take a look at some of these false “hair care” advice. – Apply your product to sopping wet hair. Product…