Fordham Hair Design
 

professional bridal hair training courses

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'The Secret Salon'

 

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Bridal Wedding Hair Training Courses...

Looking for the best Bridal Hair Training Course to learn new skills or refresh your knowledge? Learn how to create beautiful and creative Bridal Hair Styles from the UK’s leading Bridal Hair Specialist Chris Fordham. Having won 4 national awards as an EDEXCEL qualified trainer and a judge for ‘The Wedding Industry Awards’ 2018 Chris really is the ultimate trainer to teach this Bridal Hair Styling Course Collection. Stylists and Make up Artists travel across the UK to Fordham Hair Design 1 and 2 day Bridal Hair Courses to learn the skills that will take them further than ever and make their career soar!!.…there is only 1 reason they have become known as ‘Industry Famous’ courses!! 

 

Courses that are designed to take you places and help you understand techniques and to strengthen the skills that you already have....these are non judgemental courses where you will learn REAL techniques to create effortless, timeless but most of all enviable styles.

With three different courses held at 'The Secret Salon' there is something for everyone, whether you have been styling hair for years and need a refresher course or if you are a complete beginner you will come away with skills and techniques designed to help you create award winning bridal hairstyles. 

 

Choose your course!...

 

the cotswold's highest awarded bridal stylist...

Award Winning hair stylist Chris Fordham is based in the Cotswolds close to the beautiful market town Stroud. Having won FOUR major national awards for his hair styling and now 'The Wedding Industry Awards' judge....you really can't learn from a more experienced & better stylist!

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the boho bridal hair course...

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Spring/Early Summer date …. Monday 13th May 2019 SOLD OUT!

1 day
9.45am – 3.00pm
Cost £235 per person OR £200 if paid in full at time of booking!

The hottest course for 2019!!…Learn how to create INSTAGRAM worthy bridal hair…How many times are you shown that Instagram or Pinterest style that every bride swoons over…lets us help you create that perfect undone bridal look that every bride is asking for…learn how to make Boho looks that will last all day yet look so relaxed and effortless….

 

 

Tools, Equipment and Product Introduction


Arrive and relax while Chris chats about which equipment, tools and products are invaluable in styling hair for the boho bride. See what products Chris recommends, and uses to hold a bride’s hairstyle in place all day long! Boho looks are much softer than traditional bridal looks so need certain techniques and products to guarantee they stay in all day long. You will leave the course feeling confident in creating your own perfectly boho bridal styles with success!

Style Demonstration and Hands-On Session…


Chris demonstrates styles, and then you re-create the look. This is done ‘step-by-step’ so is incredibly easy to learn and understand. You will create current on-trend boho bridal hair styles, and be shown fool-proof ways to make lasting hair styles. You will be shown and create three bridal hair styles and learn ways to customise these styles to each individual bride. Once you have been shown and learnt these tips and tricks you will be able to create other styles easily.

 

 
  • THE TEXTURED CROWN BRAID …the perfect Boho braid!

  • MERMAID GREEK BRAID HALF UP STYLE…..The textured half up braid style that ALWAYS brings Instagram to a stand still!!

  • THE LARGE MESSY BUN UP DO….A soft and romantic up do, quite possibly THE biggest in demand bridal style out there right now!!

This is a great way to learn hints and tips to produce very wearable and current bridal hair styles, you will be shown ways to give variations to each look and how to fix veils, tiaras or headdresses correctly. This long hair course is full of skills and techniques that will help you improve and perfect your skill as a wedding hairdresser.

the Blow Dry Workshop for Wedding Stylists

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Spring/Early Summer date …. Monday 3rd June 2019

1 day
9.45am – 3.00pm
Cost £235 per person OR £200 if paid in full at time of booking!

Every wedding hair stylist needs to master the basics of creating the ‘perfect blow dry’. From the big bouncy blow dry to the short hair volume blow dry for mother of the bride, we cover all the essential techniques showing you all the techniques needed to add blow drying to your bridal hair styling skills (and show you the pitfalls to avoid! )

 

 

Tools, Equipment and product introduction
An introductory chat will show you all the tools, hints and tips to get your blow drying skills started….Learn which products add perfect volume, from volume root lift to textured short styles.

Style demonstration and hands on session
Chris demonstrates styles, and then your will re-create the look. Chris will show you how to blow dry different lengths of hair from the long bouncy style to the style that the mother of the bride requires…..all the hints and tips to set the curl into place so it will last all day. You thought blow drying hair was complicated?….not anymore!!

 

 
  • LEARN CORRECT SECTIONING TO CREATE THE PERFECT LOOK FOR YOUR BRIDE

  • CREATE BOTH LONG AND SHORT BLOW DRY LOOKS WITH THE CORRECT PRODUCT AND TOOLS

  • UNDERSTAND WHEN TO USE BACKCOMBING EFFECTIVELY TO MAKE THE PERFECT BLOW DRY LAST ALL DAY!

the Ultimate Core Skills one...

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Spring/Early Summer date …. Sunday 31st March & Monday 1st April 2019 SOLD OUT

Autumn/Winter date …. Sunday 10th November & Monday 11th November 2019

2 days…
Day 1 ….9.45am – 3.30pm, Day 2 9.00am - 2.45/3pm


 Cost £435 per person OR £400 if paid in full at time of booking!
Early booking is strongly advised! Perfect for complete beginners and more experienced stylists, this course is often attended by make up artists wanting to add hair styling skills to their services and also experienced hair stylists wanting to refresh their skills.

 

 


This really is the ULTIMATE in Bridal Hair Training Courses!! This 2 day course is a fantastic way to enter the exciting world of Bridal Hair Styling. Over 2 days you will learn core skills needed to set up as a bridal hair stylist. Learn all the tips and tricks of the trade and perfect the techniques that led Chris to become National Bridal Stylist of the Year. NO previous hair skills or experience are required! On this 2 day Bridal Hair Training Course will learn at least 6 different styles and leave inspired and ready to create bridal hair styles with ease!
Learn…

 

 
  • LEARN UP TO 6 DIFFERENT HAIRSTYLES (GHD CURLS, LONG HAIR STYLES, UPSTYLES, BRAIDS, STYLES WITH PADDING AND STYLES WITH EXTENSIONS)

  • HOW TO CONDUCT A BRIDAL HAIR TRIAL APPOINTMENT

  • HOW TO USE HEATED ROLLERS

  • HOW TO ADD VOLUME TO FINE HAIR AND HOW TO SMOOTH FRIZZY HAIR.

  • CURLING HAIR WITH STRAIGHTENERS (GHD’S)

  • PROPER USE OF TONGS AND CURLING WANDS

  • PLAITS AND BRAIDS…INCLUDING HOW TO CREATE A FISHTAIL AND WATERFALL BRAID

  • USING PADDING TO CREATE VOLUME IN UP STYLES

  • CLIP IN HAIR EXTENSIONS

  • BACKCOMBING TECHNIQUES

  • CORRECT USE OF GRIPS & PINS, HOW TO PIN STYLES TO LAST

  • FIXING HEADDRESSES, TIARAS AND VEILS

  • ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATE

Trainees only need to bring a set of straighteners to this course, ALL other equipment is provided and a photographic step by step training manual is provided to take home.