Runway Ready @ Laceys

Join UNITE International Creative Director, Gary Baker for a one-of-a-kind, two-day bootcamp focusing on the latest trends in runway styling, creative techniques and tips & tricks. You're guaranteed a place on the UNITE backstage team for the upcoming season!

January 2nd and 3rd 2024

JOICO Color Excellence Program
10 dates throughout 2024


This elite, intensive program is a full-blown experience that will not only deepen your fundamental knowledge about hair but will also push your boundaries and challenge you to achieve dazzling Color results! It’s your springboard to further establish your reputation as a Color authority and increase sales.

Are you ready to Color with all the crayons?

Cost: £2,500 +VAT (installments available)

Venue: Laceys Studio, Reading

Timing: Arrive at 6:30pm for 7pm start


Day 1 - Monday 29th January
Day 2 - Monday 26th February
Day 3 - Monday 25th March
Day 4 - Monday 29th April
Day 5 - Monday 20th May

Day 6 - Monday 24th June
Day 7 - Monday 22nd July
Day 8 - Monday 9th August
Day 9 - Tuesday 10th September
Day 10 - 4th November

Who is this program for?

  • JOICO hairdressers/colorists who want to Color with confidence & reach the next level
  • JOICO salons that want to be the go-to Color salon in their region & increase their market
  • JOICO salon owners who want to invest in and upskill their hairdressers/colorists
  • Ambitious hairdressers/ colorists who want to be a part of a group of like-minded experts

Program content

There are 5 different modules that are spread over 10 days throughout the year. Here’s a sneak peek of what you can expect…

  • JOICO Color Excellence Module 1: the Foundation - introduction to JOICOLOR
  • JOICO Color Excellence Module 2: Mastering the JOICOLOR Pillars
  • JOICO Color Excellence Module 3: Beyond the boundaries – confident corrections
  • JOICO Color Excellence Module 4: The foundation for creative Color creations
  • JOICO Color Excellence Module 5: Graduation Day!

And it doesn’t stop here! Once you have graduated, there will be additional follow-up programs at your fingertips. This is your opportunity to get insider access, be in the know and get brilliant tips & tricks!

Ignite Your Salon Profit with Steve Hilliard


If you have been looking for an effective route to the following...

Wage Calculator - Is your wage structure complex & do your team understand it? The wage calculator gives your team ownership of their salary, with our groundbreaking structure.

Pricing - Have the confidence to increase prices without a second thought with proven system which is easy to implement.

Then join our Business course on Monday 4th March 2024 when Steve will help you develop the future of your salon.

About Steve Hilliard - A successful salon owner and experienced salon business coach, Steve Hilliard has identified all the key numbers to guarantee business growth, he’s effectively coached an abundance of salon owners into profitability and is a successful author of the book ‘Do Something Different in your Salon Today’ which is now in its 5th reprint.


Monday 4th March 2024

10 AM - 4 PM

Laceys Studio, Reading


Afro & Textured Hair Styling Skills
Monday February 5th 2024


Join us at Laceys Studio on Monday February 5th 2024 for an interactive and informative day learning Afro & Textured Hair Styling with multi award-winning Chantelle Natalie Hair.

With over 20 years in the industry, Chantelle has a string of accolades including Stylist Of The Year 2020 and 2022, and Afro Stylist Of The Year 2023. Known for her professionalism, expertise, positive energy and attention to detail, Chantelle has a loyal client base all over the UK and has worked on many editorial campaigns for top brands, along with years of experience styling for the film and TV industry.

Chantelle joined the Unite Family some time ago after participating in our Runway Ready course and has been a key member of the backstage team and our textured hair specialist ever since, styling for prestigious designers at London and Paris Fashion Weeks across several seasons. We love working with her and know you’ll enjoy an amazing day!

Cost: £250 +VAT

Venue: Laceys Studio, Reading

Timing: Coffee from 9.30am ready for 10am start. Approx. 4pm finish

Food: Lunch and refreshments included

What you'll learn

  • The foundations for styling afro and textured hair.
    • How to lay edges
    • How to sleek hair
    • How to style short hair
    • How to dress an afro
  • Product & tool know-how.
  • An opportunity to get ‘hands on’ with styling techniques.

What to bring

Your combs, brushes and hairdryer

You don't want to miss...

Joico Colour Excellence Program

Multiple Dates

More Information

April 24th 2023, May 22nd 2023, June 5th 2023, July 10th 2023, September 11th 2023, October 9th 2023, November 6th 2023, February 12th 2024, February 13th 2024 and March 11th 2024

Cost: Cost - £2,500 +VAT

Venue: Laceys Studio, Reading

This program is a full-blown experience that will not only deepen your fundamental knowledge about hair but will also push your boundaries and challenge you to achieve dazzling Colour results! It’s your springboard to further establish your reputation as a Colour authority and increase sales. Are you ready to Colour with all the crayons?

What you’ll learn:

  • Introduction to Joico Basic colour rules
  • Skin tone analysis
  • Magic of pure tone colour
  • Formulation
  • Blonde expertise
  • Anti-aging hair colour
  • Mastering the JoiColour Pillars
  • Confident Corrections

And so much more…

Free Social Media Training
The Hidden Social Salon Gems: TikTok & Pinterest

More Information

Instagram & Facebook are still go-to social media platforms. However, there is so much more to social media that you can use to promote salon business and visibility online. In this deep dive demo, social media expert Cynthia Baker from Sagahaus ( will share her insights on how you can get the most out of TikTok & Pinterest, with easy hands on tips & tricks, so you don’t risk investing too much of your precious time!

4th December, 2023

7 PM UK time / 8 PM EU

Approx. 90 min




What you'll learn:
  • Tips & tricks about the hidden social media salon gems: TikTok & Pinterest
  • Do’s & don’ts for your social media accounts


Good to know:
  • For stylists & educators
  • Your teacher will be social media expert Cynthia Baker from SAGAHAUS (
  • With Q&A


And so much more...

Studio Sessions

BESPOKE SESSIONS in your salon with Laceys Education Team

Laceys Educators have a wealth of knowledge and love to transfer their expertise.

We work with only the best quality brands at Laceys and our Educators know hairdressing and colour inside and out – click here to see their credentials. We look forward to spending time with you!

What session would be suitable for my salon?

Laceys believe educational sessions should always benefit your business. Have a chat with your Laceys Account Manager about your business goals. They’ll liaise with our educators and working together, we’ll come up with a plan to support you.

How do I qualify for In-Salon Sessions?

In-Salon Sessions depend on your business plan, your Laceys Account Manager will discuss with you and if you have any questions please do contact them.

What do I need to organise?

Depending on the type of training, your Laceys Educator will talk you through how to pre-plan for your bespoke In-Salon Session.

Invite Only & Completed Courses

Cut and Colour with Marc Antoni


Invite Only

October 30th 2023


Salon Mastermind with Steve Hilliard

4-Part Course

Apr-Oct 2023


Cut and Finish with Marc Antoni

Invite Only

August 21st 2023


Paramount Leadership


July 17th 2023


Balayage with Marc Antoni

Invite Only

June 26th 2023


SAGA HAUS Social Media 101


June 13th 2023


SAGA HAUS Skyrocket your

Salon Social Media Content

June 13th 2023


Paramount Business


June 12th 2023