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Learn Blow-Dry Online: in-depth Blow Dry Tutorials




Watch our in-depth blow-dry tutorials and learn how to blow-dry online. Join Pam Wrigley and the expert blow-dry team here at create beautiful hair for a great learning experience.

You’ll be able to practice lots of different blow dry techniques and because we have such a wealth of experience, you’ll soon build our confidence and will be blow-drying like a pro!

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We’ve got blow-drying covered. So, by following the blow-dry course work and practice the styles you’ll soon be able to create the perfect blow-dry.

Read on to find out which blow dry techniques you’ll be able to learn. And because the price of this course won’t break the bank, you’ll be able to start learning straight away.

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We’ve have a veritable cornucopia of blow dry style tutorials for you to choose from. And because all the fabulous blow-dry tutorials are available online, you’ll be able to join our distance learning blow-dry course today and learn how to blow-dry, where-ever you live in the world.

With our wide selection of blow-dry tutorials for both long and short hair you’re going to be spoilt for choice. Which is no bad thing, as long as you have the time to learn!

endorsed blow-dry course

We are in the final stages of getting our fabulous ONLINE BLOW-DRY COURSE accredited by Habia, so please watch this space.

In the mean time you can learn all these blow dries and much more when you join the Online Bridal Hair Course for just £9.99 per month.

And there’s no contract so you can be an member for as long or as little as you like.

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blow-dry tutorials you can watch

On this online blow-dry course we’ll be taking you step by step through learning how to blow-dry, whilst you practice working with both longshort hair.

Rather than practice on friends or family for your first blow-dry, it would be a good idea to purchase a practice head before you begin, especially if you haven’t done any blow-drying before.

This way you will be able to practice the techniques and build your confidence first, before start blow-drying for real. Because the quality of the practice head is super important, so we recommend buying a good quality practice head, it will definitely be worth it.

You will need to buy a good quality 100% human hair practice head with high hair density, so you can get a good result every time. Avoid cheap or ‘bargain’ practice heads at all costs, as you definitely get what you pay for when it comes to practice heads.

We’ve done our research so you don’t need to as a result we have fabulous practice heads available in our bridal hairstyle shop. And because we have 10% OFF an free postage so there’s never been a better time to get started.

You can also get amazing practice heads here. Although this company isn’t based in the UK they do ship internationally, so it’s definitely worth taking a look.

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Brush-in blow-dry

Volume blow-dry

Victoria secrets blow-dry

Curly to straight blow-dry

Curly blow-dry

blow-dry short hair

Smooth sleek low-dry

Choppy Bob blow-dry

Smooth sleek blow-dry

Pixie hair cut blow dry for very short hair

Plus lots of quick tip tutorials


Know your blow-dry brushes & blow dry products

We’ll show you which brushes and products produce great results, so you can achieve the blow-dry result you want every time.

With correct sectioning and by mastering the ribboning technique you’ll be able to create smooth and sleek or voluminous curls with your blow-dry.

All the blow-dry techniques are versatile. As a result, once you have mastered them you’ll be able to create a wide range of beautiful results.

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All the blow-dry tutorials are included in our Online Hair-up & Bridal Hairstyle Course.

Join us online and master perfect blow-dry techniques for a flawless finish.

Build your confidence and master a variety of blow-dry techniques as you learn how to work with different hair lengths.

Learn how to achieve a big, bouncy blow dry, a curly blow dry. Then master the smooth, sleek blow-dry and find out which products and brushes you need for a great blow-dry result every time.

Your clients want to look good so join our online blow-dry course and we’ll help you make the most of the growing demand for a beautiful blow-dry.

We are in the final stages of getting our fabulous ONLINE BLOW-DRY COURSE accredited by Habia, so please watch this space.

In the mean time you can learn all these blow dries and much more when you join the Online Bridal Hair Course for just £9.99 per month. And there’s no contract so you can be as member for as long or as little as you like.


Join us and learn how to create beautiful hair styles by following our wide selection of hair style tutorials.

There are over 150 in-depth hairstyle tutorials on the online bridal hair course.

So you’ll be able to learn hairstyles for long and short hair, curly girl styles, blow dry tutorials, braids and Afro hair style tutorials.

So there’s lots to choose from!

We have 2 membership options available so you can choose a learning method that is best for you.

Including hair up, braids, blow-dry, curly girl and Afro hair style tutorials.

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3 reasons you NEED our 1 Day Blow Drying Course in your life…

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3 reasons you NEED our 1 Day Blow Drying Course in your life…

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1530565022485{margin-top: 32px !important;}”]If you missed out on our 1 Day Blow-drying Course on the 2nd July 2018, with our blow-drying expert Jacquie Gee, don’t panic! There are more coming up and if like us on Facebook for all the latest updates and you get in there quick when we announce the next date, you’re bound to secure your place.[/vc_column_text][vc_cta h2=”Find out more about our 1 Day Blow-Drying Course” txt_align=”center” add_button=”bottom” btn_title=”View Course” btn_size=”lg” btn_align=”center” btn_link=”|||”][/vc_cta][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”22506″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” css=”.vc_custom_1530565411975{margin-top: 62px !important;margin-bottom: 62px !important;}” link=”#book-now”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”1″ margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ padding_top=”30″ padding_bottom=”30″ bg_cover=”true” bg_type=”no_bg”][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1531862506693{margin-top: 32px !important;}”]For blow-drying emergencies that just can’t wait until our next face to face course, you can also learn all the expert tricks, tips and techniques as a Create Beautiful Hair online student. Habia endorsed training in the comfort of your own home! And the online course doesn’t stop at blow-drying. You’ll also have access to our amazing online blow-drying and braiding hair tutorials with Pam, Jacquie and our braiding experts too, as well as the opportunity to take part in an amazing online classroom environment, with our regular webinars – exclusive to Create Beautiful Hair students.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”1″ margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ padding_top=”30″ padding_bottom=”30″ bg_cover=”true” bg_type=”no_bg”][vc_column][vc_cta h2=”Sign up online and start learning how to Blow Dry, today!” txt_align=”center” add_button=”bottom” btn_title=”View Course” btn_size=”lg” btn_align=”center” btn_link=”|||”][/vc_cta][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”1″ margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ padding_top=”30″ padding_bottom=”30″ bg_cover=”true” bg_type=”no_bg”][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1530565048982{margin-top: 32px !important;}”]If you’re dead-set on coming along to our next 1 Day Blow Drying Course (alongside or instead of online training), it’s totally justified. There are so many reasons to come along and train with Jacquie in person! And knowing how to blow dry professionally is an absolute must for any bridal hairstylist.


Here are three reasons you NEED our 1 Day Blow Drying Course in your life…

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It’s Intensive

Learning at your own pace at home using our online course is fantastic for those who need to work their training around a busy schedule and have the time to build up their skills at a leisurely pace, but if you need to get your head around blow-drying FAST, there’s no better way to do it than with intensive training. Our blow drying course is only 1 day long, but we still make sure that our students have the chance to work with varying hair lengths and types and figure out all the different techniques, so that when they leave us, they’re more than ready to head to their next job with the confidence to blow dry their client’s hair however they like!

If you’re already working as a bridal hair stylist, or you’ve got your first job lined up and you want the skills to be able to create a big bouncy blow dry, smooth and sleek, voluminous curls and much more in record time, this 1 day INTENSIVE course is perfect for you.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”21672″ img_size=”full” css=”.vc_custom_1530565460840{margin-top: 32px !important;margin-bottom: 62px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1531862623685{margin-top: 32px !important;margin-bottom: 62px !important;}”]

Get FREE Online Access

If you’re thinking of signing up to our online course to view our blow-drying videos, it may interest you to know that we invite all of our 1 Day Blow-drying Course students to continue learning with us once the day is done, with FREE access to our online blow-dry and braiding tutorials for a month.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”21504″ img_size=”full” css=”.vc_custom_1530565482749{margin-top: 32px !important;margin-bottom: 62px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″ css=”.vc_custom_1509301613394{margin-bottom: 0px !important;background-image: url(/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/bgd-light-left.jpg?id=) !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1530565269221{margin-top: 32px !important;margin-bottom: 62px !important;}”]

It’s an Amazing Confidence Boost

Having an expert on hand to guide you is always essential when learning, which is why we offer 1-2-1 assistance via email for our online students, but for those of you are are feeling particularly nervous about learning a new skill, sometimes it really is best to be in a classroom environment with your teaching right there beside you.

Jacquie Gee is about as good as it gets when it comes to blow-drying trainers! She’s got 20 years of experience in the industry, she’s knowledgeably, she’s patient and she’s FUN! She also knows exactly how to help you get the most out of your day on the course and will encourage you to find your feet and build your confidence.

After an initial demo from Jacquie, you’ll be blow-drying all day! And by the end, you’ll have completely mastered a variety of techniques for three different hair lengths. Your confidence will be through the roof!


Don’t miss out on our next 1 Day Blow Drying Course! Like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram and sign up to our newsletter for all the latest news, offers and updates.

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Five Simple Steps to The Best Blow Dry Ever

Five Simple Steps to The Best Blow Dry Ever

Achieving that dream blow dry is something that all bridal hairstylists absolutely must know how to do. It might not be something you do a lot, but when you get a client that simply wants their hair blow dried to perfection for their big day, you’d better know how to do and it do it well.

There are different levels of greatness to a blow dry: some hairstylists feel it’s enough to end up with the hair dry and not a total mess; others like to use a particular hairdryer as their tool of choice to create a sleek style but hairstylists who train with create beautiful hair know that blow-drying can be used for so much more.

On our Online Bow dry & hair up course, and our 1 day intensive blow drying course, you’ll learn not only how to blow dry hair to perfection.

You’ll discover amazing pro techniques on how to style your client’s hair big and bouncy, smooth and straight, enviably curly and of course, all with gorgeous volume and movement.

There is no better way to learn than by watching the best in the industry and then going for it with loads of hands-on practice, which is what we offer on our 1 day blow drying course and virtually, on our online blow dry/bridal hair course too. But the next best thing is to get a few great tips that you can then work on at home. In today’s blog, that’s exactly what you’re going to get.


Here are five simple steps to the best blow dry ever!

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Avoid Friction

When the hair is still wet and you’re preparing to blow dry, the first thing you’ll need to do is remove around 70% of that moisture. We all know that heat-styling is not brilliant for hair health, so reducing the time that you need to keep those locks under hot air is a must is you want your client to have glossy tresses with minimal frizz.

To do this, you should squeeze the hair in a microfibre towel – never rub, as this friction leaves the hair dry and brittle. Apply a light leave-in conditioner as a moisturiser and detangler and then remove tangles using a tangle teezer.

Prep with Products

Once you have let the hair dry off a bit, it’s time to prep with excellent products! A volumizer spray either just at the roots or throughout the hair for plumper strands all over can really make all the difference to both fine hair that needs a bit of extra filling out and heavy hair that struggles to hold that bounce.

We love the Kerastase Volumifique spray which is milky and lightweight enough to not weigh down the hair, conditioning and a texturizer too which will help to hold the finished style in place for longer.

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Rough Dry

You won’t have the time to allow the hair to air dry to the point where it needs to be, so flip your client’s head upside-down and rough dry, using your fingers to tousle through, until you reach that 70% point.

Always keep moving the heat around the scalp to lift the roots all over and maximise the effectiveness of your chosen products, applied in the previous step.

Train With Us

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Sectioning is a MUST for blow drying hair – you simply can’t achieve any look worth having without it. Follow a basic roller setting pattern for your sections and then begin to blow dry using a mixed boar bristle round brush lifting the section up and away from the face, with the nozzle and air-flow pointing up the hair, from the root to tip.

Once you have dried a section, roll it in on the brush and then clip into a vertical pin-curl on the scalp. Once you’ve made your way around the whole head, your pin-curls will have had at least 5 minutes to cool, so you can go ahead and take those out one by one.

Choose Your Look!

Now that the blow drying is done, you can choose to leave the hair untouched for a neat look and finish with a light hold hairspray, or give the hair a good shake through with your fingers for a more natural, loose style.

Adjust the parting to suit and complete with a spritz of TIGI Full Of It finishing spray (holding the can 10 inches away) for maximum but flexible hold.

Bridal Hair for 2018: The Create Beautiful Hair Favourites

Bridal Hair for 2018: The Create Beautiful Hair Favourites

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Whatever the weather, whatever the season; a bride wants to look her best on her wedding day and it’s up to you as her chosen bridal hair stylist to know how to create a bridal hairstyle that leaves her looking flawless…

Some bridal hairstylists see themselves as specialising in more contemporary looks, others in classic bridal styles but if you want to be a really successful hairstylist who stays fully booked all year round and is loved by all clients of all ages, it’s important to know your stuff about a wide variety of techniques.

From beautiful braids to vintage and retro styling, it’s all worth knowing, even if it’s not to your own taste. Sometimes a bride has her heart set on a certain look, but as her hairstylist you might know that what she wants is not always the best option.

Don’t be pushy, always work with her and listen to her wants and needs, but don’t be shy in offering your opinion or alternative solutions. Your expertise might just help her to discover that dream look she didn’t even know was out there! But to get it right, you need to be aware of and skilled in a broad selection of up-dos, down dos, plaits and braids and blowdrying techniques to handle any look.

Find 100s of Styles & Techniques at the Click of a Button…

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When you train with Create Beautiful Hair, you can rest assured that staying on top of all the hottest trends is something we know is key and it is our goal to train you up to be able to create any style.

Our Bridal Hair Online Course is regularly updated with full length, HD tutorials demonstrating new styles and techniques and we’re always hosting webinars too, for a classroom environment where you can get your questions answered LIVE by Pam Wrigley, wherever you are in the world.

On our face-to-face courses, you’ll be amazed what you can learn in just two or four days. We don’t just teach you how to create a certain number of set styles; we teach you the techniques so that you are able to create any style you can dream up! No matter what your experience, beginner or pro, you’ll walk away ready to take on the bridal hair world.

Our up-to-date knowledge of all the best looks is something that comes from our head trainer, Pam Wrigley, being one of the biggest movers and shakers in the bridal hair and makeup world, with high profile clients filling up her books all year round.

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To help you get clued up on all the best bridal styles for the year ahead, we wanted to give you a run-down of some of our favourite looks that we know we’ll be seeing a lot of it 2018.

Side partings, loose wavy blow-driesbraids and bold up-dos are just a few of our predicted bridal hair trends for 2018. Here are our top picks…

Faux ‘Air-Dryed AND Effortless

2018 is predicted to see a huge rise in trend for the ‘wholesome wedding’: Outdoorsy, woodland themes; “naked” cakes and minimal décor. It seems only fitting for the bride to match the theme!

If you have a bride seeking a more natural look for her Big Day, then faux ‘air-dried’ hair is going to be the ‘do for her. Looking effortless yet stylish, unpolished and cool. With minimal products and tools needed, this hair-down look is all about enhancing the hairs own texture. The idea is to keep it looking naturally gorgeous, like it’s just air-dried that way….

Blow-Dry to Perfection!

Master the art of a gorgeous wavy blow-dry on our 1 day Blow-drying Course

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  • Start with damp hair (not wet!) and lightly comb through if needed, although try to do this as little as possible, as you want don’t want to change the hairs natural texture.

  • A little product is vital to make this look work and stop the hair looking fluffy – You want deliberate effortlessness, not genuinely natural hair!

  • Blow dry with a diffuser and lift at the roots. Whether your bride’s hair has a wave or not, a little dab of curl or wave cream like ‘Redken No Blow Dry NBD Airy Cream’ can work wonders.

  • If your bride has fine hair, try adding a little oil to the ends after towel drying to ‘dress’ and then lift and loosen at the roots around the crown to give the appearances of more volume.

  • For extra lift, use those trusty Babyliss heated rollers! If your client would prefer a little extra texture then try ‘Bumble and Bumble Don’t Blow It‘.

Braided Beauty

One trend we will be bringing with us from 2017, all the way through 2018 is the ever-popular plaits and braids. This is one bridal trend that is here to stay. Whether it’s a classic blow out with a baby hair line braid, a pancaked Dutch braid or a beautifully classic French plait; it’s clear to see that 2018 will showcase some of our well loved looks from the last few years.

Why not give your bride a jaw dropping ‘Wow’, with a beautifully slicked-back ‘do and a trio of braids fastened together at the back to give and soft and romantic feel?

Get to Grips with Plaits & Braids

View our 1 Day Braiding Course

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  • Set the hair in rollers or blow dry for that essential root-lift.

  • Once the foundation is laid, part the hair into a deep side parting, and spritz with a Sea Salt Spray to add in some texture. We love ‘Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray

  • Add a 3 strand braid just beneath the ear on the left side and wrap it across to the right side and secure.

  • Repeat on the right side, securing just under the braid on the left.

  • Using the ends of both braids fold backwards and secure them together with Bobby pins to give the illusion of 3 braids.

  • If you want to add another dimension to this look you can curl the ends of your bride’s hair.

Captivating Curls

Talking of styles that never seem to go out of fashion, let’s talk curls…

2018 bridal hair is all about those waves and curls, natural or not. Loose curls and wavy hair are perfect for all types of bridal looks; whether your client is after an up-do, an all down or somewhere in between. Loose curls and waves are an easy way to achieve that dreamy look that will be seeing so much of in the coming year.

Romantic and sexy, we love this fab texture, even if it is one that makes many bridal hair stylists nervous! Pair bouncy tendrils with woven in flowers in a faux braid, or add in some rope twists for a bohemian half up half down do.

If your bride has natural curls, don’t freak out! We know that this is a challenge many bridal hair stylists out there are afraid of, but with the right techniques you’ll have no problem at all. If your bride is happy to embrace her natural curl, then help her really go for it! Define those ringlets with an excellent curl creme (we love TIGI Curlesque and Boots Essentials Curl Creme) and amp up the volume. If your bride would like to soften her curl, setting rollers in can help to do that in a really gorgeous way, loosening them up and making larger curls rather than tight ones which is often much easier for us to work with if you then want to style an up-do.

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Top knots and long “Rapunzel” plaits are some of the bolder up-dos predicted to be a huge hit for brides in 2018.

The Top knot may not be everyone’s first choice when it comes to bridal hair, but your more alternative bride may like the idea of something bold.

The Top Knot has the potential to be both edgy and elegany, so it’s a great choice for a variety of brides. It will also suit brides who have chosen a backless dress, perfectly, as this fantastic hairstyle will accentuate all those smaller details of the gown and allow the back of the dress to be on show in all it’s timeless beauty, for a real statement.

Why not incorporate both in to a more daring statement piece?

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  • Make 2 French plaits using the front section of hair

  • Pull back the rest of the hair in to a high ponytail.

  • Plait the pony tail using a fishtail braid and wrap it in to a bun to make the top knot.

  • Wrap the two French plaits around the top knot and secure in to place with bobby pins.

  • Spray a light coating of hairspray to keep in place.

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Pam Wrigley’s Tips on How to Stay Busy During the Off-Season

It’s part and parcel with being a bridal hair and makeup artist that there will be, more often than not, an off-season at some point during the year. For most of us, and many other businesses out there, this is during that lull after Christmas and New Year when suddenly all of the excitement of Party Season calms down and there’s not an awful lot going on.

For newbies in the business, this can be catastrophic. Having just got off the ground as a bridal hair and makeup artist only to be plunged back into the land of no-work is not something that anyone wants and understandably, this is one of the biggest fears we hear about when our lovely students are thinking of taking the leap and going pro.

Over time, as you become more established within the industry, you’ll find that off season isn’t so terrible (there are weddings and many other events on all year round, after all!) but for those of you a little afraid of what off-season might bring (or rather, might not bring) we’re got some expert tips for you from the Create Beautiful Hair founder, award-winning bridal hair and makeup artist Pam Wrigley…

How to stay busy during Off-Season:


Manage Your Diary

It might be a little late for this one now, but for 2018 make it a New Years Resolution to plan ahead and manage your diary with the Off-Season in mind.

Although you might not have many brides getting married in the early months of the year, springtime is very popular for weddings so book in loads of trial days for the time you know things are going to be quiet.

By doing this, you’ll not only keep a semi-steady flow of income and stay limber with those hair and makeup skills, but you’ll also be less likely to have a trial day clash with a day that you could be earning bigger bucks for on an actual wedding day or other job which are more likely to come about in summer.

Don’t be shy about suggested dates for the trial to your clients – they need to have it at some time, so why not when it benefits you?


Shop the Sales

Now here’s something we can ALL enjoy! Make the most of the amazing deals you see popping up post-Christmas and stock up on all the supplies you know you’re going to need for the rest of the year.

Yes, this can be expensive but it’s worth it in the long run if you can make a saving – and usually you can make a BIG saving!

Start coming up with a list now of all the bits and pieces you could do with so you’re ready to pounce as soon as the sales start.

Check Out Our Christmas Wish-List…

Take a Course

As a bridal hair and makeup artist, you’re only ever as good as the amount of time and effort you put into honing your skill, so use the quiet time of year to get your techniques up to scratch and learn all of the hottest new looks for the year ahead.

With all of the CBH courses now Habia endorsed, joining us on any of our 1 day, 2 day, 4 day or online courses will gain you invaluable CPD points, making you all the more qualified and desirable to higher end clients and amazing jobs.

Find out more about how earning Continuing Professional Development points can benefit you here.


Stay in Touch

Don’t allow a lull in work to equal a lull in communication with other suppliers and professionals in the industry. Having great contacts really can make an enormous difference to a burgeoning career, so make an effort to keep in touch with any photographers, wedding venues, other hair and makeup artists, event planners and whoever else you meet on your travels.

If you’re worried about pestering, get in touch with something they’ll want to hear about! A blog can be a great tool, not only for boosting your online presence and reaching your relevant target audience, but also for talking about and linking to other suppliers in the industry and having them do the same in return.

Want a blog but don’t have time to write it? Get help from an SEO blogger who’s an expert in the wedding industry!

Black Friday Sale! 22nd – 30th November Get 10% off ANY 1 Day Course

Black Friday Sale!

22nd – 30th November

Get 10% off ANY 1 Day Course

with Discount Code: BLACKFRIDAY

With Halloween out of the way and party season in full-swing, we’re FINALLY allowed to start talking about that extra sparkly time of year…Christmas is coming, you guys!

We love to make sure that our students always get the very best and that includes the very best gifts, so we’re putting on an AMAZING Black Friday sale for all you savvy shoppers out there who are getting your festive shopping done early… or for any of you out there wanting to take advantage of this great deal for yourself, just because!

This Black Friday, make sure that you get what you really want for Christmas at a one-time-offer price…or treat a friend!

Our 1 day courses are the perfect choice for experienced hairdressers wanting to top up their techniques and take their hairstylist services to the next level and equally so for beginners and makeup artists wanting to really hone in on a particular skill-set.

You’re spoiled for choice with our 1 day Blow-dry Courses in London and Manchester with expert hairdresser to the stars Jacquie Gee and and 1 Day Braiding Courses in London, delving into everything you need to know about how to create incredible plaits & braids.

We’ve got the discount sorted for you, now you just need to decide which Black Friday treat you want. Or book both for a super-saving of £40!

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1 Day Blow-Drying Course

We mean business. No tongs or straighteners allowed on this course!


Suitable for all levels, no experience necessary!

Small groups

Loads of hands-on practice

Price: £199 £179.10 – Pay by instalment available

CBH Habia Endorsed CPD Certificate

We believe that practice makes perfect, so after the initial demo on this fantastic 1 day course you’ll be blow-drying all day!

There’s no denying that this is an intensive course, as celebrity hairstylist Jacquie Gee will put you to work right away learning how to create flawless blow-dry styles, from big and bouncy to smooth and sleek.

There’s no one-size-fits-all when it comes to styling hair, so it’s important to know how to handle all hair types to get the results you want. Sometimes, only blow-drying will do and you don’t want to be that hairstylist who doesn’t know how to meet the growing demands for a gorgeous blow-dry!

Work 3 different hair lengths, get to know your brushes and products, experiment with a variety of techniques and discover how to prep and dry the hair expertly for a range of beautiful results.


Sectioning – Ribboning – Smooth & Sleek – Voluminous Curls – Big & Bouncy

1 Day Braiding Course

A ‘must take’ course if you want to Create Beautiful Braids!


Suitable for all levels, no experience necessary!

Small groups

Loads of hands-on practice

Price: £199 £179.10 – Pay by instalment available

CBH Habia Endorsed CPD Certificate

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From the basics to complex braids, you’ll leave our 1 day course with new-found, extensive knowledge and practical skills of how to create the most beautiful plaited styles.

Learning in small groups with absolutely LOADS of hands-on practice, you’ll have so much fun creating a wide range of braids using a variety of techniques that will totally ‘wow’ your clients.

Braids never go out of fashion, but it’s important to stay up-to-date with all of the most recent braided styles, which is what you’ll learn on this ‘must have’ course.


Zipper Braids – Loop Braids – Twisted-Edge Fishtail – Flower Braids – Dragon Braids – Dutch Plait – French Plait – Feathering – Lacing – Waterfall – And more!

Blow Drying Course: 5 Simple Tricks to Become a Pro at Blow-Drying

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5 Simple Tricks to Become a Pro at Blow Drying


Everyone loves the way that their hair looks after a trip to the salon and that’s not only down to a fresh cut and colour, a lot of that gorgeous finish is thanks to expert blow drying

As makeup artists & hairstylists, blow drying is a fantastic skill to have up your sleeve for clients who want to get their hair looking sleek, simple and fabulous with plenty of bounce and lustre, so if you want to make it as a top bridal hairstylist, it’s time to pick up your favourite hairdryer and start learning!

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1 Day Blow Drying Course


Here at Create Beautiful Hair, we like to make sure that you’ve got all the skills you need to keep you feeling confident and your clients happy, so as well as our Bridal Hairstylist Courses and Bridal Makeup Courses, we also offer a 1 Day Blow Drying Course, with our team expert Jacquie Gee, in London and Manchester.

On this fantastic, intensive course, you’ll learn all the pro tips and tricks to create really stunning styles simply by blow drying the hair. From big bouncy curls to straight and smooth looks, we cover it all with loads of hands on practice!

Master a flawless finish by getting to know all the best tools and products to use for different hair types; discover multiple techniques that yield different results and learn how to create a variety of looks that your clients will love.

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Blow Drying Perfection


For truly excellent blow drying


Follow these 5 tricks of the trade that make a world of difference:

Divide & Conquer


Never attempt to go at it without sectioning first! Correct sectioning of the hair makes a huge difference to the end result so don’t skip this step. Divide the hair into several sections and clip out of the way. Work up from the neckline to the crown for lovely volume and to avoid going over the same section more than once.


Keep Your Cool


It can be tempting to speed things up by switching onto the hairdryer’s hot setting, but for a frizz-free finish and to avoid damaging the hair, keep the air stream cool at all times. Ideally, the temperature should be comfortable against the back of your hand. If you do need to speed things up a bit, turn up the stream not the heat.


Damage Limitation


Lots of people assume that blow drying is bad for hair and in excess, that may be true, but what actually causes the problem is the heat damage rather than the blow drying itself. To keep hair healthy and happy, always use a really great heat protection spray, fix a diffuser onto the nozzle to disperse heat more evenly and always get the hair to 80% dry before you start to blowdry.

Keep Your Distance


You want to try and keep the dryer at least 8 inches away from the hair to avoid extra heat damage and whipping that barnet up into a bird’s nest! This is particularly important for fine hair that tangles easily but should be applied to all hair types.


Flawless Finish


It’s those little touches that make all the difference in all aspect of bridal hair and makeup styling, and the same applies here. Always angle your dryer down and blow each strand from root to tip for smooth cuticles (the foundation of smooth, shiny hair).

Once you’ve come to the end of drying your client’s hair into the desired style, blast a stream of cool air down the strands for more elasticity.

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Blow Drying Course

Watch the live model demo &

Practice the blow-dry techniques yourself


Highly recommend this class to anyone who wants to add another skill to their talents

Jacqui was a great teacher who demonstrated well and let us ask questions as and when we needed.

She was very patient and encouraging to all students.

I learnt a lot in the one day and can’t wait to go and practice my blow drying skills on friends and family then paying clients!!


I was really impressed with the course.

I learnt more than I expected to and really liked that we were in a small group.

There was a lot of individual help and attention.

Lots of top tips and information including products technique and styling tools.


Online Blow Drying Course


If you cant make our Blow-drying courses in London and Manchester


Learn blow drying and bridal hair online with Jacqui Gee and Pam Wrigley – from just £36

25% Off ALL Blowdrying Courses & Braiding Courses: Offer Ends Tomorrow!

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Happy Halloween!

It’s your last chance to take advantage of our spooky special offer: 25% off ALL one day blowdrying courses and braiding courses.

All you have to do is enter our promo code ‘Halloween2016’ at the checkout by midnight tomorrow – our treat for you (no tricks here)!

Want to know more about what’s on offer? Here’s what to expect on our 1 day blowdrying courses and 1 day braiding courses…

Blowdrying Courses


Price: £195 (Only £146.25 with discount!)

Experience: Suitable for all levels

Qualification: CBH Certificate

Course Time: 9:30 – 5:30

Where: London

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blowdrying courses

Want to know how to create the perfect blow dry for your clients? You’ve come to the right place!

On our 1 day blowdrying courses, you’ll learn how to style a variety of stunning finished looks, armed just with a blow-dryer and brush. Discover how to give your clients gorgeous volume, whatever their hair length, and find out how to style both big bouncy curls and smooth and sleek styles.

You’ll train alongside a maximum of 9 other students, so you’ll get plenty of 1-2-1 attention from Create Beautiful Hair’s blowdrying expert. Our blowdrying courses are also very hands on, so you’ll have loads of time for real practice, not just watching demonstrations.

Whilst on our blowdrying courses, you’ll learn correct sectioning techniques, so by the end, you’ll be styling like a pro! We’ll also show you how to use a variety of brushes and products so that you’ll always be able to get the result you want, regardless of what hair type your client has.

Braiding Courses


Price: £195 (Only £146.25 with discount!)

Experience: Suitable for all levels

Qualification: CBH Certificate

Course Time: 9:30 – 5:30

Where: London, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham

Our must-have course for all hairstylists and anyone with a love for styling hair! Beautiful braids never go out of fashion – whether they’re worn as a stand alone style or incorporated into a different ‘do, learning how to create gorgeous plaits and braids is an essential hairstyling skill.

Our braiding expert will take you through a vast number of fabulous braids and braided styles and you’ll get loads of hands on practice time to try them all out too!

Discover how to create French braids, waterfall plaits, fishtail, lace, zipper and lots more. Not sure what we’re talking about? Then you need this course!

Our 1 day braiding course is taught in small groups with everything you need supplied, so you don’t need to worry if you’ve never done anything like it before. Whatever level you’re at, you’re guaranteed to come away full of exciting, new techniques.

We’ll start with the more basic, timeless classics and move on to some really intricate and impressive plaits. You’ll be amazed at how much you learn with us in just one day.