Over the previous fews weeks, we’ve all had a possibility to step again and breathe and realise what’s vital. It’s additionally given us time to consider our careers, passions and ambitions.
TONI&GUY worldwide inventive director and head of schooling, Cos Sakkas (2nd from left, entrance row), believes being in isolation has made him realise what an incredible business he works in: “We’ve been speaking to our salons and hairdressers world wide and the camaraderie, perception and humility has been awe-inspiring,” he says. “There actually is not any different business like hairdressing – and the lockdown has made us all realise simply what we provide. We work with wonderful folks, encompass ourselves with positivity and fervour and are all the time there for one another.”
Cos Sakkas’ 5 issues that lockdown has taught us
1 How a lot you’ve missed hairdressing – the precise bodily motion of slicing or colouring hair, reworking a head of hair and creating one thing stunning, edgy or female. Engaged on a model isn’t the identical – there’s no higher feeling than seeing your consumer smile after they look within the mirror.
2 Conversations together with your shoppers – that one-on-one chat about on a regular basis life, their households and their careers, their worries and their desires. There’s extra to your relationship than hair and we realise how vital that emotional bond is.
3 Group spirit – social media has introduced the world of hairdressing nearer collectively, sharing experiences of lockdown and reopening companies from across the globe. We’ve shared issues and worries and dealing collectively on options.
4 Your workforce is every little thing – the folks you’re employed with and encompass your self with are unbelievable. From assistants to salon managers, photographers and fashions, we work with folks which might be compassionate, humorous, caring, loyal and thrilling. Zoom catch ups have been nice however I can’t look forward to the day after we see one another once more!
5 Schooling is as vital as ever – there’s been a large number of on-line schooling from slicing tutorials to hair up demonstrations. This has taught us all how vital – and thrilling – it’s to maintain our expertise updated and push ourselves out of our consolation zones. Nothing beats real-life schooling and all of us look forward to the day academies reopen and we will work with dwell fashions once more.