21 March 2016

HABB is giving hairdressers the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime photoshoot with HJ’s British Hairdresser of the Year Darren Ambrose - just by becoming a member of the HABB Supporters Club!

The shoot, which will take place in a London studio this September, will be styled by Bernard Connolly and shot by renowned, beauty & fashion photographer Jack Eames, who will then retouch the images for publication in the November issue of HJ. To be in with a chance of being mentored by the esteemed trio and seeing their images in print. All stylists have to do is visit www.habb.org and become a Cherub, Angel or Saint.

As well as being entered in the prize draw, Supporters Club members will experience a variety of additional benefits and can be assured that every penny of their membership fee will go toward helping hairdressers in need.

Everyone involved in the shoot is giving their time for free to support HABB. Darren, Jack and Bernard urge as many members of the industry as possible to try their hand at winning this 'money-can’t-buy' prize. 

“Because of the ethos of HABB and what they’ve built, it’s an honour to participate in raising money for this great industry charity, which is a worthy cause helping those in times of need. I’m looking forward to mentoring someone on this exciting shoot opportunity." commented Darren Ambrose, D&J Ambrose and British Hairdresser of the Year

“Through working in the industry for a number of years now, I’d always been aware of HABB’s work in changing people’s lives for the better. I was very happy to get involved with this fabulous project with Darren and the team. We are working in a fabulous and creative industry, and it is vital we give something back when we can. Looking forward to our shoot together!” commented photographer Jack Eames

“The hair industry is so giving and I’ve made lots of wonderful friends so being involved with HABB is a wonderful opportunity to give back to others. We sometimes forget how easily what we take for granted can disappear and HABB are always there in the background helping hairdressers when they need it most. It’s a vital lifeline to many and projects like this help to keep it front of mind whilst also raising much-needed funds to continue.” commented Stylist Bernard Connolly.

“HJ is delighted to be supporting this competition – giving hairdressers the chance to win this amazing prize while helping hairdressers in need. The chance to spend the day with this dream team is not to be missed and is ideal for any salon or hairdresser looking to learn and work with the best, build their skills and profile while helping those less fortunate.” commented Ruth Hunsley, Editor Hairdressers Journal International

To be in with a chance of winning head to the HABB website www.habb.org. Each Cherub will get one chance to win, Angels get three entries and Saints get ten entries into the prize draw.

Entries are open from: 17th February 2016
Closing date for entries: 31st July 2016
Winner announcement: the week commencing August 8th 2016
Photoshoot date: 12th September 2016
Coverage: November issue of Hairdressers Journal

The HABB Supporters’ Club was launched in 2016 to recognize the commitment of hairdressers and salons to helping hairdressers in need. Cherub status costs £75 per year; Angels must donate £250; while Saints pay £750 as a one-off payment or in monthly instalments.

If you would like more information about HABB, who we help or how you can get involved visit the website www.habb.org or contact Tersea Frise on 01737 212494 or teresa@habb.org.