EP322: “Meet The Brand” Series – Paving the Path to Industry Success with Quif Hair

Today we kick off a new HTCI series titled “Meet The Brand”.

In this series, we get to explore the products, uncover the stories, delve into the vision, and discover everything in between to industry-leading and up & coming hair care brands. Get an exclusive look into what makes them unique and successful.

First up in this series is Quif Hair. A colour brand who’s mission is to develop a line of professional hairdressing products that champions creativity, breaks from the norm and defies stuffy corporate logic, giving you… the stylist… whatever you need to be at the top of your game.

In this episode we are to get an in-depth look at the Quif professional products, delve into Quif Centre Stage – a competition that asks rising hair talent to bring their imagination from salon to stage, plus we get to discover how you could become part of their soon-to-launch art team. Joining me for this conversation is the current Quif Centre Stage winner Brooke O’Donnell, Alan Howard’s Education Manager Sarah Dickenson and their Marking Manager Wendy Berry.

Whether you’re an aspiring hairstylist seeking a breakthrough or a seasoned professional looking to take your career to new heights, this podcast episode is required listening. So get set to unleash your creative potential and propel your hairstyling journey forward with Quif Hair.

Show notes

Heres some of the key topics discussed in todays episode

  • 03.30: About Quif Hair products.
  • 12:32: Quiff Center Stage Competition Overview
  • 19:18: Impact of Quiff Centre Stage on Vinnie Brennan’s Career
  • 28:23: Introduction to Future Art Team at Quiff
  • 34:29 Brooke’s Experience at Quiff Centre Stage
  • 35:47 Tips for Entering Quiff Centre Stage
  • 36:57: Brooke’s Future Goals in the Industry

Todays guest

Brooke O’Donnell Quif Centre Stage winner Brooke, has been a hairdresser for 10 years and loves the endless learning and opportunities the hair industry has given her. She loves creating hair colours that accentuate natural hues in the hair and compliment a client’s skin tone. Brooke gets her inspiration from everywhere, particularly her daughter’s hair as it naturally changes with the seasons. Wendy Berry Wendy graduated with a Masters Degree in Public Relations and has been part of the Alan Howard Marketing Team since 2021. She oversees the digital and print media for Alan Howard and specialises in event & production management. Sarah Dickenson Sarah has been in the hairdressing industry for over 20 years working both in-salon and as part of the Alan Howard education team which she now manages. Sarah specialises in colour theory and formulation and has worked as a session stylist for photoshoots and stage work.