Despite finishing its four-week program of inspirational twice-weekly creative and business mentorship sessions and education, Hearts 4 Vic is back this week with an encore, presenting the lauded Antony Whitaker in another online event.

Antony Whitaker

Antony is a two-time Hair Expo Australian Hairdresser of the Year and Grow My Salon Business coach, and will teach online for an hour through the @Aftermath HairEd Facebook that has facilitated the program so far. The session will take place on Wednesday 23 September at 6pm AEST. Antony will particularly share his insights on getting salon businessed back on track in these difficult COVID-19 times.

As always, hairdressers everywhere are asked to donate to support hairdressers in Melbourne whose salons are closed due to stage 4 lockdown. Hair Aid converts these donations into shopping vouchers for hairdressers in need, and almost $7000 has been raised through the initiative so far. This is merged with committee member Jenni Tarrant’s GoFundMe page, which has raised more than $8000 to help Victoria hairdressers. Victorian hairdressers have free access to the Aftermath HairEd education on Facebook.

Victorian hairdressers in genuine need of help, whether that’s financial or for wellness, can now apply for assistance from Hair Aid online.

Congratulations to the organisers of this month-long event, including Julie Mahoney of Perriot’s Perth, Jenni Tarrant of Bond Hair and Beauty, ACT, Selina Tomasich of Hair Aid, Sharon Blain, Jenny De Oliviera of Aveda, Pauline McCabe of Rock, Paper, Scissors, Freemantle and Leanne Cutler of Siren Marketing, along with Aftermath Hair Ed founders Kobi Bokshish and Adam Ciaccia. Well done as well to everyone who attended, got involved and donated.

We can always rely on the hairdressing community to show its communal national heart.

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