Training heads provide the perfect way to support hairdressing education within your salon or academy. Here at Salons Direct we offer a fantastic range of education materials including Pivot Point training heads. The professional range includes competition heads, snap cap mannequins, tripods, wefts and much more.
We recently discovered that the hugely talented Sophia Hilton founder of Not Another Salon, (a leading East London hair salon and academy training students in professional hair colour work) loves the Diane Pivot Point Training Head. Sophia took 5 minutes from her busy salon schedule and growing a baby to tell us why….
Why do you use Pivot Point heads?
Because it’s important to use the best quality for my students- there is nothing worse than going on a course with rubbish heads!
What makes Pivot Point heads stand out training equipment?
I used to train for the world skill competitions when I was 19 so I got to use them then. They are seen as the pinnacle of training heads- so I naturally wanted to choose them for the academy.
Why are Pivot Point training heads useful for salons?
It’s just better to spend a bit more money and they actually look after them. The blonde ones are banging because you can actually colour them! So many say you can’t and the reality is you can.
Which is your favourite Pivot point head and why?
We use Diane (blonde) for our colour bleeding classes in the Not Another Academy because they actually are light enough. Saying that, you can’t do pastels- but that’s not an issue for us.
What do training heads offer trainee stylists?
The ability to push yourself without fear of the client. There is nothing worse than holding back because you worried on what they are going to say!
Pivot Point don’t just stop at basic training mannequins, discover more from the range…
Discover ‘Juliano‘ an OMC approved mannequin designed for men’s sculpture, beard designs and colouring techniques.
Ensure that your Pivot Point training head is secure whilst practicing cutting or colouring techniques. The Pivot Point Universal Tripod With Swivel Base is a heavy duty tripod which includes a swivel base, perfect for ensuring precision work.
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