Iles System Hair Speak this week goes to Denmark to welcome Metta Albertson and Pernille Pedersen co-founders of Vaerk Salon in Copenhagen. Take a learn on their views on hairdressing at the moment and you should definitely take a look at their Instagram for extra about their salon.
Metta Albertson & Pernille Pedersen of Vaerk Salon Instagram: @Vaerk_Kbh
IF: Inform us what you assume is the most important problem in hairdressing at the moment?
VS: The problem is that it’s not nearly hair, it’s also about being good at speaking, having lots of people round you day-after-day, maintaining with trend, and being lively to advertise your self on social media.
IF: What’s the most pleasant a part of your job?
VS: What we like most about our job is all the good individuals and personalities we meet day-after-day. We dwell and breathe for creating good and flattering hair. Additionally, to have the ability to be artistic via haircuts and hair artwork.
IF: Why did you select the trail of hairdressing and was it straightforward to fall into this work?
VS: We selected to be hairdressers, as a result of we couldn’t, not be hairdressers. We use all of our creativity and craftsmanship day-after-day and we take pleasure in working with individuals.
IF: In the event you had not made the choice to be a hairdresser what would you may have been?
VS: If we weren’t hairdressers, we might undoubtedly have turn into one thing else throughout the artistic world, akin to a jeweler, florist or maybe make up artists.
IF: What’s your best power?
VS: Our strengths are to acknowledge every people model and persona once we meet them within the salon, and create precisely what they need, or aspire to be.
IF: Your favourite hairdressing instruments?
VS: It must be our scissors, we use them day-after-day, and they’re very private to us.
IF: Inform us about your relationship with Iles System. The way you found us and which system is your favourite?
VS: In Vaerk we have now been to a number of of Wendy Iles masterclasses and it has been an excellent studying expertise and inspiration each time. Our favourite is the Ending Serum, we apply it to all of our prospects, and everyone seems to be enchanted by its odor and the good distinction and softness it offers. We find it irresistible!
IF: What was your worst hair second and why? Privately or on set/stage or within the salon?
VS: Probably the most difficult factor concerning the job occurs day-after-day, the place you must present the perfect facet of your self and provides each costumer the perfect service and haircut. And each time there’s a present, simply earlier than the fashions start the catwalk, it may be hectic backstage, and it’s difficult each time. Nevertheless, that can also be what makes our job so nice, and that it succeeds each time.
IF: The place do you pull hair inspiration from?
VS: Inspiration comes from quite a lot of locations, each from nature, on the streets, touring to different international locations, and different cultures. We additionally use Pinterest quite a bit.
IF: What do you’re keen on most about doing hair?
VS: There are lots of people each on TV and on the streets, whom I believe might have an excellent makeover, after all it’s at all times enjoyable to do hair on well-known individuals and earlier than an excellent present. Nevertheless, we might deal with everybody equal within the salon, ultimately we’re all simply individuals.
IF: What recommendation would you give to a younger hairdresser beginning out?
VS: Ask many questions and have as many fashions as doable throughout your internship, make errors as a result of you’ll study from it. Be true to your self, your intestine feeling is at all times proper, about shoppers and which street you wish to observe and who you wish to work with.