Creating a Successful Shoot on a Budget

“We all love to create a collection to keep our profiles rolling or just simply to inspire ourselves. We are creatives, and our juices need to keep flowing for personal and professional growth. Of course, this costs money… and you don’t always have the budgets or the time to have a ‘play day’!

“I’ve found a great way around this is by booking one hot model – then, by creating a thoughtful plan, you can get a low-cost collection to flaunt to your peers and clients. It also gives you the perfect opportunity to try something new.

“It’s worth the time searching for the right model – she/he is the key to a successful shoot. We chose Maddie from Nevs because she had a fresh and versatile look and she was great fun, so we knew we would get great energy. We wanted a long, blonde-haired girl to go with a Californian look, and natural movement was also key. CLICK HERE to see the full article at

Round up of Top Beauty and Hair Trends from the Paris Fashion Week

The Paris Fashion Week marks the end of a crazy month of fashion runway shows and trends this season. And while most of the world’s eyes were glued to what the models were wearing at the runway, our eyes were more keen on the hair and beauty trends we’ve seen the models strut. We’re quite impressed with the variety of looks that were featured particularly the ones that added a modern twist to usual classics.
Shall we get started on our rundown of our favourite hair and beauty moments from this year’s Paris Fashion Week? CLICK HERE for the full article at

Mums’ Night Off With Anthony John Salon

Last week I was invited to Anthony John Salon in Lichfield for a Mum’s night off. The salon had invited me to spend the evening with their stylists to learn some tips of the trade, get some advice on my hair troubles and find out why the salon stands out above the rest when it comes to customer service.
The salon, set in the Heart of the Country Shopping Village, looked really stylish from the outside so I couldn’t wait to go in and meet the team. As soon as I walked in, my nerves disappeared as I was greeted by Faye and salon owner himself, Tony who were both very welcoming. CLICK HERE to read the full article at

Cutting It With The Best

Just five years since its launch, the London School of Barbering is now welcoming students from across the globe to its academies in Covent Garden and Farringdon. BQ caught up with co-founder Justis McEvilly to hear how they’re shaping up the barbering sector… CLICK HERE to read the full article at