To be a professional in your industry you should be a member of the professional body representing you
Some of the benefits of becoming a member:
We work tirelessly with the government and trade unions to ensure the industry is represented
Advice on contracts of employment
We are always on hand to help you build your network of support
With our affordable education initiative we are committed to making education easily accessible and affordable for salons
Irish Hairdressers Federation Legacy Plan
The Irish Hairdressers Federation are delighted to announce the appointment of David Campbell of House of Colour as President and Danielle Kennedy from Lloyds Hair as Vice President of the Federation.
With a wealth of professional business experience this dynamic, positive, forward thinking team have very strong goals which include a 5 year Legacy plan for the IHF.
Over the next 18 months they will be launching some amazing additions for our members such as, the IHF App, A podcast series, an affordable education diary with places starting at as little as €30, the launch of the master craftsman diploma for stylists, a new Gents Star Team and SPARK Sessions. Their number one aim is to create strong links and networks of support throughout Ireland, for everyone in the industry.
David and Danielle are leading a new passionate committee, with a focus on excellence and a commitment to the legacy of Irish hairdressing.
The IHF have been contacted by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) in relation to Brazilian Blowout Original Smoothing Solution.
You will remember there were concerns raised about the above product and it was confirmed that this product was not intended to be distributed to the European market and so the distributor of the product, the Ganesha Group, recalled it from the Irish market. There was a further safety concern involved as the product contains methylene glycol which is known to release formaldehyde, a restricted substance in cosmetics.
The HPRA are concerned that the recalled product may still be within the supply chain.
The HPRA have asked that we circulate the attached information to our members as a reminder of the RAPEX notification. The HPRA have indicated that they will be following up with visits to salons. If you have any queries or concerns regarding this product please contact the HPRA at email@example.com
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The IHF provides industry information and a wealth of experience that any salon will benefit from. It also organises great training and the leading industry competition in the country.
The Federation is a beacon of excellence, hope and inspiration not only for hair salon owners but for hairdressers, barbers and the industry in general.
The Irish Hairdressers Federation offers great opportunities for our team members, initiatives like the Star Team and the championships are fantastic for our team members to keep them motivated and propel their careers. Its fantastic for them to meet other stylists from outside our area at events and build connections in the industry.
The IHF is the one true voice for the salon Owner in the Salon Industry. Helping me keep my best foot forward in all aspects of my business.
Knowing that support is there for advice and information from like minded business people is fantastic and IHF competitions constantly pushes the standards and exposure of our industry every year
When we opened our salon in April 09 the IHF were the foundation stone to all the information we ever needed regarding business set-up, insurance, team member rights, wages. Without their help and support it would have made our first 4 months of business a nightmare
I have been a member of IHF for approximately 10 years, over the past number of years I have found the IHF extremely helpful, I have received a lot of information in relation to staffing issues for example, the minimum wage, contracts and employer/employee rights and the importance of responsibility a salon owner has for their staff and business
Having your own salon does not mean you have to do it alone, being a member of the IHF gives you access to up to date information and an opportunity to network with like minded people
The IHF is a fantastic organisation which if used to its full potential will be the difference between having an amazing business or just an ordinary one. With so much knowledge and advice just a phone call away I would say it is a must have membership. It has allowed us to grow in so many directions and is the heartbeat of Irish Hairdressing.
Membership of the IHF gives me access to support materials, advice and up to date information on all aspects of running a hairdressing business today. Membership is an essential part of my business.