Get The Look #TheLily-Rose
We’re revealing exactly what products were used to create the Lily-Rose look from our Icon Collection to give you the inspiration you Read more
5 Tips To Protect Your Hair This Winter
5 Tips To Protect Your Hair This Winter Dry, dull and damaged hair is usually associated to the summer months but the winter season is Read more
How To Keep Your Hair Colour Fresh Between Salon Appointments
When investing into professional in-salon hair colour, you want to make sure that you get the most bang for your buck and for the colour to Read more
The HOB team share their 2023 hair resolutions
The start of a new year is the perfect time to rethink your style and get your hair into the the beautiful condition it deserves. If you' Read more
How to create the best summer haircare routine in 5 simple steps...
It’s not always easy finding a new hair care routine that gives you the results you need. Using the wrong shampoo can leave the h Read more
Freedom from frizz: Your ultimate guide
Say goodbye to frizz and hello to gorgeous, smooth, shiny locks with our Keratin smoothing treatment. What is a Keratin Smoothing treat Read more
Marketing Manager - Recruiting Now
Job Title: Marketing Manager Reporting into: General Manager and Directors Location: Camden Full time WHAT’S THE PURPOSE O Read more
Trend Tuesday: JUST A LITTLE BIT
The CUT With boho/festival & 70s‘s hair becoming a modern-day classic. The “Rachel” is now slightly longer (origin Read more
Head of Technical - Recruiting NOW
Head of Technical HOB Academy Job Description The Head of Technical role is one of leadership, teamwork, creative excellence, pla Read more
Trend Tuesday: RED & COPPER
Whether it's a warm or cool tone, coppers and reds can be worn season after season. These trending tones can suit any complexion, and ou Read more
Trend Tuesday: OUT WITH A BANG
The CUT   With lockdown feeling like a thing of the past, a fringe is the perfect way to spice up your style. This years trends are a Read more
HOB Salons Elstree is relocating
Our lease at HOB Salons Elstree is coming to an end, and the Village Hotel has decided not to renew the agreement. Whilst we are deeply sadd Read more
Trend Tuesday: BRUNETTE
Want to update your seasonal brunette but unsure on what will suit you? Here are 4 of the HOB micro trends your colourist will be recommendi Read more
Trend Tuesday: MODERN MULLET
The CUT The mullet resurfaces every 10-15 years but never catches on, this season is different! With post lockdown doom & gloom, the Read more
Trend Tuesday: PASTEL
For years the status quo for colour was being blonde, brunette, red or copper. Now, pastel shades are as classic as any other. Here are our Read more
Trend Tuesday: SHORT & SWEET
The CUT Want a dramatic change? There are very few haircuts as timeless as the pixie. Surprisingly versatile, working with different hair Read more
Trend Tuesday: Going BLONDE
Thinking of updating your blonde for 2022? Take inspiration from 4 of our key micro trends that we are lusting over for the new season.  Read more
Trend Tuesday is back with: BOB IT...
The BOB is back! This year is all about reinvention & rebirth. Transform your locks & take the plunge with this seasons statement Read more
We are delighted to introduce you to HOB Homecare - our new retail website and an extension of our 22 award-winning salon group, HOB Salons. Read more
Our business has been focused on the needs of our clients since 1983. Whilst we all find ourselves living in these unprecedented times, we w Read more
One Haircut, 3 chic ways to wear it…
One GREAT haircut can provide endless styling possibilities, and if you’re still searching for your post lockdown transformation, then Read more
HOB Salons, founded in 1983, is an award-winning 22 salon group that has built its reputation on 5* quality hairdressing together with excep Read more
4 key styling trends for SS21
Never have we been more excited to share that are doors have re-opened today! After 12 months of hardship, 3 lockdowns, 2 vaccines and 43 Read more
What are the benefits of professional haircare?
Have you heard of the saying ‘You get what you pay for?’ Whilst this isn’t true in all instances of life, we can confirm t Read more
YOUR FUTURE AT HOB MAN   If you want to build a busy clientele and are passionate about education and progressing your career, then Read more
The Root Issue
It’s been 23 days since our salon doors closed and some of you may be starting to notice your dreaded roots making a comeback. Whether Read more
Our Health & Safety measures we have in place for when we reopen on 12th April 2021. 1. Please wait for your text confirmation to let Read more
It is with a heavy heart that all of our salons will be temporarily closing from tonight, Saturday 19th December, in line with the new Read more
If there are any silver linings to have come out of this pandemic, it's most certainly that lockdown has brought the digital future forw Read more
4 Key Brunette Trends
Changing you hair colour is the easiest way to freshen up your look, and when the likes of Bella Hadid are making it look so effortlessly ch Read more
If there are any silver linings to have come out of this pandemic, it's most certainly that lockdown has brought the digital future fo Read more
Treat your loved ones or yourself with our gift edit of this festive season's most longed for delights...      D Read more
Stuck with what to buy your family or friends this year? Or perhaps you want to treat yourself. Gift your loved ones with our edit of this s Read more
The mid- neck Bob
Forget the saying 'new year, new you!' If you're feeling like us, then a fresh new look post lockdown is where it's at! Ther Read more
  We are dreaming about lockdown 2.0 being over, and hope that in a couple of weeks (15 days and counting to be precise!) we will be Read more
HOBHomeCare Delivery Service
We are celebrating our HOBHomeCare Delivery launch with 20% OFF all your hair essentials and favourite products and £20 OFF all GHD el Read more
Due to the new national lockdown rules, our last day of trading will be this Wednesday 4th November. Our salons will reopen on Thursday 3rd Read more
Re - opening our salons on 4th July & how we intend to protect our teams & our clients
MAKING YOUR APPOINTMENT   Clients that had an appointment booked in before lockdown that were unable to attend have been kept in Read more
COVID -19 We’re almost ready to welcome you back…
WE’RE ALMOST READY TO WELCOME YOU BACK….  * *Government Guidelines allowing MAKING YOUR APPOINTMENT From Jul Read more
The Colour Blog #6: Let Them (and me) Eat Cake
"Qu'ils mangent du gâteau" - or, translated into English, “let them eat cake!” is a famous quote suppos Read more
COVID-19 Re-opening plan
We hope you are keeping safe and well. It has been over two months since our closure and after the most recent announcement from Boris Johns Read more
The Colour Blog #5: Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls
“Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls was TLC’s big hit of the 90’s, and stood for people chasing impossible dreams without t Read more
The Colour Blog #4: Calling All Blondes
“Calling all blondes, or those wanting to convert to the lighter side… we’ve got two fresh new colour techniques that you Read more
COVID - 19 Update 17.04.20
We hope you are keeping safe and well. It has been almost four weeks since our closure and during this time we have been spending our days a Read more
The Colour Blog #3: What Your Hair Secretly Wants…
“In the 90’s movie Mel Gibson shaved, blowdried, primped and preened his way to finding out what women want - with limited succe Read more
The Colour Blog #2: Stay-at-Home Haircare: DIY Fruit & Veg Masks
Your 5-a-day is now a home haircare regime! “So, this is only my second blog post and there’s been a few significant changes Read more
Coronavirus precautions at HOB Salons
Dear valued clients,   The coronavirus outbreak is a concern for us all and the health and wellbeing of our clients and our team memb Read more
The Colour Blog #1: The New 50-50 Colour, Is It For You?
You either love it or hate it: “50/50 hair colour” is the new salon marmite. If you’re thinking about a new statement hair Read more
Launching Our New ‘Couture Colour Match’ Service
Everyone’s guilty of asking your colourist for ‘the usual’! But perhaps you’re wondering whether your hair colour ac Read more
Things that don’t last long: your new fitness regime; your resolution to kick your Asos habit; bottles of wine, once opened; packets o Read more
The HOB Academy creative team kickstarted the New Year by presenting a day of inspiration for all of our HOB Salons colourists and salon man Read more
The New (Olaplex) Kids on the Block
Word on the (wet and wintery) street is that the two new styling products from Olaplex are the stuff that styling dreams are made of… Read more
HOB Salons’ Double Win At The Glittering Fellowship Luncheon
The HOB Salons team were thrilled to be awarded 'Best Salon Group' at the Fellowship for British Hairdressing’s Luncheon & Read more
Olaplex: ALL The Facts
As you may have spotted, we’ve got some fabulous promotions running on Olaplex at the moment - but if you’ve never heard of this Read more
New venue for HOB UNCUT PLUS as audience numbers rise
A brand new venue and new extended format proved hugely successful for this season’s ‘HOB Uncut/Plus’ show & seminar i Read more
Salon International 2019
Once again, the HOB Academy Creative Team wowed the crowd at Salon International on the 6th October at ExCel London. First showing on the Fe Read more
“Lucky 7” at the Alternative Hair Show
It was the esteemed pleasure of the HOB Academy Creative Team to once again take part in the Alternative Hair Show, raising funds for the Al Read more
Four (BIG) Reasons Why Professional Salon Colour is WORTH The Money
The average cost of a box of DIY hair colour from Boots is about £5.50. For a salon colour, depending on what you have, you’re l Read more
Triple Whammy for HOB in BHBA Announcements!
We’re thrilled to announce that both HOB Salons and HOB Academy have been named as amongst the best in the business for another consec Read more
Double Award Win!
It’s another scoop for the HOB trophy cabinet as we’re thrilled to be awarded 2 brand new titles by Acquisition International in Read more
New Education Course Proves A Summer Sell-Ou
The newly-introduced summer version of HOB Uncut / Plus, in a brand new format, saw the HOB Academy Creative Team host the show & worksh Read more
The New Brunette Trends
It’s wedding season, prom season, and thank-god-the-evenings-are-light-now season. If you’re a brunette looking for a way to cha Read more
Future Dreams Charity Event Raises £80,000
Last Thursday marked a night of success for charity Future Dreams, who collaborated with fashion brand Lili Grace to host a catwalk show to Read more
Wella TrendVision Tour 2019
This week saw the culmination of the Wella Creative Remix event tour, which once again featured an awe-inspiring show by the HOB Academy Cre Read more
Ever struggled with knowing exactly what colour service to have? Confused by what your colourist is advising, but don’t know how to as Read more
Calling all strangers to hair colour, (or old acquaintances….) Come and take a jump into the beautiful world of colour with HOB Salon Read more
Our Senior Educator, Jake Unger, led a team of 4 Wella stylists at the Brit Awards last week, glamming the stars and attendees at the Drama Read more
So, you want to change up your colour for winter, but you’re not sure where to start… enter Sean Nolan, Head of Technical here Read more
HOB Academy once again hosted their annual ‘HOB Uncut’ event earlier this month, to a sell-out international crowd of hairdresse Read more
HOB Academy are no stranger to the Wella Trend Vision stage, having racked up a whopping 18 Trend Vision awards over the last 15 years, incl Read more
On the 23rd September, all 500 team members from HOB Salons, plus selected press and VIP partners, descended on Proud on the Victoria Embank Read more
HOB Academy’s Head of Technical, Sean Nolan, hosted a vibrant and glossy colour night at the Wella World Studio which saw the graduati Read more
Festival Hair Trends: Our Top Five
Are you preparing to pitch up a tent this summer? Aside from planning your booze haul and your ready-for-all-weathers wardrobe, check out ou Read more
Conor Selected for GHD Style Squad
Congratulations to our Style Director Conor from HOB Loughton for being selected as part of the official GHD Style Squad 2018/19! &nbs Read more
Summer Saviours Just Landed!
From Mykynos to the Maldives, Santorini to St Tropez, wherever you're jetting off to this summer make sure your hair is resort-ready wit Read more
Team HOB are celebrating an incredible 4 WINS after reaching the TrendVision 2018 Regional Finals! A massive congratulations to our winners; Read more
HOB Salons Carlo makes it to the Sebastian Cult Team!
A massive congrats to Carlo Avena, Stylist at our Camden Lock salon, who was among six others to get through to the Sebastian Cult Team 18/1 Read more
Fellowship Hair + Vision Event
On Monday 19th March our Creative Director Akin Konizi appeared alongside special guest Angelo Seminara and a line-up of hairdressing m Read more
What do you get if you place Creative Director Akin, a model and a pair of scissors on a rotating circular stage? - well, throw in a large i Read more
The ExCeL Arena was buzzing with creativity last week when the HOB Creative Team teamed up with Hairdressers Journal Magazine to present &ld Read more
HOB Salons is pleased to announce the launch of our brand new ‘Hair Thinning Clinic’ to help the growing number of men and women Read more
Jake showcases spring hair trends in Stockholm
Jake Unger, Senior Educator, was wowing in Sweden last week when he was flown to Stockholm by Wella to demonstrate some key, forward-thinkin Read more
HOB Academy hosted their second ‘HOB Uncut’ event on Monday afternoon in Camden Town, London, to a sell-out international crowd. Read more
HOB Academy at Alternative Hair Show
The international world of hairdressing descended on the Royal Albert Hall this week for the 35th Alternative Hair Show. With the theme of & Read more
HOB Creative Team Best of British!
2017 saw HOB Creative Team once again being asked to showcase their work as part of the International Final of the Wella Trend Vision Awards Read more
Amelia styles celebrity models at London Fashion Week
HOB Camden Style Director, Amelia Evans was busy at London Fashion Week last week styling the hair for some of the most in-demand shows Read more
Sean takes Bronze at TrendVision National Final
Sean Nolan, Colour Director at our Baker Street salon, added another trophy to the HOB Salons cabinet last week when he was awarded a well-d Read more
I.D London Collection is here!
I.D London is a collection inspired by the city’s diversity.  From the style and sophistication of the West End, to the cool k Read more
HOB Academy Goes to Hollywood! Shape and Colour
On Wednesday 19th July the HOB Creative Team flew to LA to put on a show-stopping stage show for the Wella North Am Read more
HOB Salons celebrates 5 Trend Vision Regional Winners
We are celebrating FIVE TIMES after reaching the national finals of the prestigious International Wella Trend Vision Award. Two of the fina Read more
HOB Creative Team at Trend Vision Regional Tour
In May 2017, The HOB Creative Team, led by 4x British Hairdresser, Akin Konizi, Jake Unger & Issie Churcher put on 4 incredible shows at Read more
HOB Education Team at HJ Live London
On Sunday 26th February, the HOB Academy Education Team went to show their work at HJ Live London, in association with Hairdressers Jou Read more
HOB Creative Team at PRO HAIR LIVE Manchester
On the Same Weekend as HJ Live in London, Akin Konizi took HOB Creative and Education Team’s Pete Burkill and Sean Nolan to Manchester Read more
Unlock the secret to beautiful hair with our new Energy Blow Dry service that includes a personalised consultation, System Professional trea Read more
HOB Creative Team at International Trend Vision Show in Barcelona
On Sunday, November 6th, The HOB Creative Team, led by 4x British Hairdresser, Akin Konizi, Jake Unger, Issie Churcher and Pinar Necati put Read more
HOB Academy present their first HOBUncut Show
After a busy weekend at Salon International the HOB Creative Team, led by International Creative Director and 4 times British Hairdresser of Read more
Jake TrendVision Mentoring Day
On Friday, October 21st Jake Unger from the HOB Creative Team hosted a mentoring day for the UK and Ireland TrendVision Winners to prepare t Read more
HOB Creative Team Presents Technologic at the UK and Ireland TrendVision Final.
The HOB Creative Team, led by International Creative Director Akin Konizi opened the show at the TrendVision UK and Ireland Final at London& Read more
HOB Creative and Education Team at Salon International 2016
Across the weekend of 15th/16th October, we saw one of the biggest events in the hairdressers calendar- Salon International at the Exce Read more
HOB Academy host the Fellowship Clubstar evening
On Monday September 26th, the HOB Academy in Camden opened its doors for its annual Clubstar evening in association with the Fellowship Read more
International Creative Director, Akin Konizi, travels to Poland for TrendVision National Final
International Creative Director Akin Konizi was requested to put on a show in Poland for their Annual Wella Trend Vision National Final on Read more
HOB Academy Senior Educator Jake Unger present the current Wella Trends in Japan
On September 13th, Jake Unger, Senior Educator and part of the HOB Creative Team presented at the Wella TrendVision Japanese Final in Toky Read more
HOB Academy Assistant Shortlisted for Junior of the Year
HOB Academy assistant Mike Mahoney has been shortlisted for Junior of the Year at the British Hairdressing Business Awards. The British Ha Read more
HOB Salons Loughton Stylist Conor McLaughlin makes the TrendVision National Finals
The HOB Team were out in force on May 18th to support their Varda Team Members Conor McLaughlin, Kelly Pellechia and Rush Shah who were Read more
Akin Konizi nominated for British Hairdressing Awards 2016
International Creative Director Akin Konizi has been announced as one of the official nominees for British Hairdresser of the Year at the Br Read more
ClubStar Continue Education with HOB Workshop
On Monday 18th April, the ClubStar members were treated to a day of education with the HOB Education Team at our Camden Academy. The sold ou Read more
HOB Education Team Present at Fellowship Masterclass
The HOB Education Team were represented by Nestor Sanchez and Akin Konizi at the Fellowship Masterclass on Monday March 21st at the Hol Read more
HOB Education Team at PRO Hair Live and Salon London
Members of the HOB Education Team took part in two huge industry shows on February 28th and 29th. International Creative Director Akin Read more
HOB Salons Announces 2016 Varda Team
Award winning salon group HOB have reintroduced the HOB Varda Team to their brand. On the 18th of February, stylists from the 26 s Read more
Graduation Ceremony at the HOB Academy in Camden
On Monday 22nd February 2016, award winning HOB Salon Group held their first Graduation Ceremony at the HOB Academy in Camden to celebr Read more
HOB Salons are the British Colour Technician of the Year 2015
On Monday the 23rd of November HOB Salons' Creative Colour Director, Issie Churcher, was announced as the British Colour Techn Read more
HOB Camden's Craig Clark Wins Platinum at International Trend Vision
The annual International Wella TrendVision Awards Final took place on Sunday the 22nd of November in Berlin, where HOB Camden's Craig Cl Read more
HOB Creative Team travel to Poland to launch Wella Trend Vision new trends
HOB Creative Team Members Jake and Issie travelled to Poland for the 'Wella Trend Vision Final' to showcase their interpretation of Read more
HOB Creative and Education Team at Salon International 2015
The HOB Creative and Education Team were at Salon International across the weekend of the 10th of October featuring on both the Fellowship a Read more
HOB Salons present ROXY for Wella Professionals at the Trend Vision UK Final
Akin Konizi and the HOB Creative Team were invited by Wella Professionals to introduce their SS16 Trend Roxy at the TrendVision Awards UK Fi Read more
HOB Salons take a hat-trick at the Wella Trend Vision UK Finals
It was a double win for HOB Salons at the Wella Professionals TrendVision Award UK & Ireland Final, with HOB Camden's Craig Clark sc Read more
HOB Salons and Academy win the esteemed Training Award at the BHBA's
On Monday the 14th of September HJ’s 2015 British Hairdressing Business Awards announced HOB Salons and Academy as the winners of Read more
Akin Konizi Presents On Stage at Wella Winners Show
Four time British Hairdresser of the Year and HOB Salons' International Creative Director, Akin Konizi, took to the stage at the Wella W Read more
HOB Creative Team Members secure their place at the British Hairdressing Awards 2015
HOB Creative Team members Jake Unger, Darren Bain and Issie Churcher have each secured finalist status in their categories at the British Ha Read more
International Creative Director, Akin Konizi is interviewed at Fellowship Members Night
Requested by the Fellowship for their Members night, Monday the 27th of July saw Bruno Giamettei welcome four time British Hairdresser of th Read more
HOB Salons win Education Award at Prestigious Industry Awards
HOB Salons have been recognized for their dedication to education and crowned the Education Salon of the Year at the Salon Business Awards 2 Read more
HOB Salons has opened in Belsize Park
HOB Salons are set to expand once again this year as they prepare to open their 26th salon in the cosmopolitan Belsize Park. Set to open thi Read more
Fellowship Clubstar at the HOB Academy
Continuing to support the Fellowship for British Hairdressing’s Clubstar the HOB Academy have been busy hosting a number of events wit Read more
International Creative Director, Akin Konizi, travels to Sydney for Hair Expo
Hair Expo Australia – the biggest trade event in the Southern Hemisphere for the hairdressing industry flew International Creative Dir Read more
HOB Salons Temple Fortune raise over 5K for MS Society
One for the gents, HOB Salons Temple Fortune took a new approach to their fundraising on Tuesday the 2nd of June by hosting a Whiskey tastin Read more
Akin Konizi nominated for British Hairdressing Awards 2015
International Creative Director Akin Konizi has been announced as one of the official nominees for the British Hairdressing Awards 2015 Brit Read more
Issie and Jake create Wella Global Trends in Cannes
HOB Creative Team Members Jake Unger and Issie Churcher jetted to the South of France in May for a very special shoot with our product partn Read more
Akin travels to South Africa for Wella Professionals Gains Show
International Creative Director Akin Konizi flew to South Africa for the Wella Professionals Gains Show in April. Taking HOB Academy Ed Read more
HOB Salons Southgate welcomes new Franchisee
Award winning hairdressing group HOB Salons are proud to be welcoming a new Franchisee to their ever growing team as Antony Kalli takes the Read more
HOB Salons has opened in Manchester, Hale
The 25th salon in the award-winning HOB Salons group has opened its doors in Hale and is already catering to the demands of its Cheshire and Read more
HOB Salons Annual Photographic Competition Winners
Established five years ago, the success of the last few years saw the fifth HOB Salons’ Photographic Competition take place on Sunday Read more
HOB Salons head up the Hair for Fashion TV at DSTRKT
A reputation at LFW led to a request for HOB Salons to style the hair for a series of shows with Fashion TV at London Nightclub DSTRKT. Unde Read more
HOB Salons International Creative Director Akin Konizi was revealed as the winner of the Terry Calvert Image of the Year.
HOB Salons International Creative Director Akin Konizi was revealed as the winner of the Terry Calvert Image of the Year. HOB Salons were el Read more
HOB Salons Camden Stylist Pete Burkill makes the F.A.M.E Team
Camden based Stylist Pete Burkill has beaten off stiff competition to secure a coveted place on The Fellowship for British Hairdressing' Read more
HOB Salons Camden - Stylist Nestor Sanchez Represents UK in Monaco and Wins Global Award Title!
Camden based Stylist Nestor Sanchez from award-winning hairdressing group HOB Salons, has been crowned the winner of one of the hairdressing Read more
HOB Creative Team Deliver SS15 Trends at International Trend Vision Show in Monaco.
The HOB Creative Team jetted to Monaco for the International Trend Vision final to deliver the latest Spring Summer trends to the world Read more
HOB Salons Secure Funding Grant to deliver In - House Apprenticeship Qualifications
Award winning hairdressing group HOB Salons are taking education to the next level as the Skills Funding Agency has awarded the 24 salons gr Read more
HOB Salons - Temple Fortune help Charity Raise £100K for Children with Cancer
HOB Salons Temple Fortune has helped a charity to raise over £100,000 in 9 years of partnership. Supporting children who have lost the Read more
HOB Salons take a double win at the Wella Professionals Trenvision Award UK & Ireland Final 2014
Nestor Sanchez from HOB Salons Camden has been awarded one of the highest hairdressing accolades in the UK & Ireland winning the Gold Aw Read more
HOB Salons International Creative Director & British Hairdresser of The Year wows in Singapore
Requested by product company De Lorenzo, British Hairdresser of the year Akin Konizi jetted to Singapore for the Aspya Conference Singapore Read more
HOB Salons Camden Manager Lisa Dopson joins Businesss Elite
Named as the 2014 Manager of the Year, Lisa Dopson who heads up the 24 salon groups flagship 5,000 square foot salon in the heart of Camden Read more
HOB Salons are the salon of choice for Karren Brady and the Norwood Ladies Brunch
HOB Salons were the hair care experts of choice for the Norwood ladies Brunch where over 200 guests joined Karren Brady CBE, Vice Chairman o Read more
HOB Salons raise double their target for Great Ormand Street Children's Hospital
Going above and beyond, HOB Salons Hatch End put their fundraising skills to the test recently when they doubled their target for the Great Read more
A double win for HOB Salons as Akin Konizi is announced British Hairdresser of the Year for a fourth time at the British Hairdressing Awards 2013
Last night was a one to remember for the HOB Salons group as they scooped two of the biggest awards of the night at the hairdressing Oscars Read more

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