Bespoke Destination launches hair education

by | Aug 31, 2023 | Ireland, News

A hair salon in Mitchelstown, Cork, is opening its doors to independent salons and hairdressers from across Ireland and the UK who are looking to learn

Photo; salon owner Deirdre O’Sullivan (middle), Deirdre’s sister Sharon, administrative assistant (left) and manager/educator/head stylist Nikita (right)

Bespoke Destination, a wellness focused hair salon in rural south-west Ireland, has unveiled its own brand of “bespoke and empowering education”.

Open to independent salons as well as stylists across Ireland and the UK, learning will take place at the private salon site in Mitchelstown to provide one-to-one upskilling support. The launch is an important step in making professional hair education more accessible for Irish salon teams and individuals beyond the hair hub of Dublin.

Bespoke Destination has already kicked off its teaching with an interactive masterclass hosted by global hair cutting educator, Ben Brown. Other plans for the salon include an oncology and aesthetics wig clinic and an education session delivered by London mainstay hair salon, Not Another Salon.

Deirdre O’Sullivan, owner of Bespoke Destination said: “As an industry, it is important that we work together to upskill and continue to deliver the highest standards. As hairdressers, we need to share best practice, build up a peer community and learn from each other.”

Ben Brown added: “Bespoke Hair is in such a beautiful setting overlooking the mountains. The ethos of the salon is all about wellbeing, and that shines through from the moment you step inside the door. It was a wonderful, interactive day. I really enjoyed working with all the participants. In my view, small independent salons like Bespoke Hair deliver equivalent and, in some cases, higher standards of cutting expertise than many of the top name UK salons.”

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