Marcella Collection 2021

I had a great time earlier this year creating my fantastic 2021 collection ‘Marcella’ which I am super proud of! Inspired by clean lines, strong structures, and the movement of light, I’ve already had some great successes with it and featured in Estetica Magazine and made it to other countries too including a great feature in a German publication. Feedback …

FORTY, FABULOUS AND A BRITISH HAIRDRESSING AWARDS FINALIST!

It’s been a whirlwind these last couple of weeks; turning forty and discovering that I was a finalist in the North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year category at the British Hairdressing Awards! I’ve created a brand-new collection for 2021 – The Marcella Collection – created with ‘light’ in mind and showcasing clean lines, strong structures and shots of colour. Capturing …

The Path to Your Future in Hairdressing

With the close of the school year fast approaching, it is now time for many of you to consider those next steps in your life; the A Levels you may choose, the BTECs you will enjoy or, maybe, the careers you are wanting to chase. And, if starting a career in hairdressing is something you are considering, there are lots …

The History of the Bob

The Bob. The 1920’s daring hairstyle that represented women’s initial foray into personal control over their own hair; a feminist statement for the ages. A marker of women taking agency over their own self-presentation, the bob is now considered a loved and appreciated hairstyle by women across the globe. But when did this statement look first come into circulation, and …

Why a trip to the salon can feel like a spa day!

It’s been amazing to welcome so many of you through the doors of my amazing hair boutique since the latest lockdown was lifted. Every day has been different, colour changes, style changes and those who have just been glad to spend an hour or two with me and leave feeling a little bit more like their usual groomed self. But, …

We’re back in business!

I am so delighted to be able to open my doors to my lovely clients, new and existing, this morning! I have missed seeing you all and being in my lovely salon that is made all the more special when it comes alive with the sound of your chatter and laughter, and hairdryers! I hope you have all managed to …

Come join the team!

Fancy working in one of the most stylish salons in the North of England? Looking to start your career, or already established and looking for that next opportunity? Then why not come and work at Rebecca Dickenson Hair. It’s time to re-start all those plans I had before the pandemic took hold and I’m looking for some great experienced stylists …

Valentina takes on the world

Last summer, mid pandemic, I decided to tackle the tough world of competition styling again, something which a decade ago I had loved and won at! Calling on the services of renowned photographer John Rawson, who I had the pleasure of working with all those years ago, we enlisted the help of some models to help create a new collection. …

Why being a small business owner is still a great career

If like me, you just love running your own business, then downing tools and leaving the place that you have worked so hard to create can feel like a real wrench. Along with financial worries there can be a real feel of ‘separation anxiety’ – having to be away from the businesses that we love and the customers that we …

Food, drink and your hair health

We all know the benefits of eating a healthy and balanced diet, but have you ever stopped to think about how your diet affects your hair? With over 120,000 hairs on the average head that’s a whole lot of hair that needs taking care of, and the way that that it is nourished is just like your skin – it …