Hair Colourist and Educator
Jack Howard, L’Oreal Professionnel UK Colour Spokesperson and global celebrity hair colourist is based at Paul Edmonds London. Jack, widely credited with bringing Balayage to the UK, teaches a hugely popular course for L’Oreal Professionnel as well as privately for high profile salons including Toni & Guy and Trevor Sorbie. He is the Social Media Ambassador for the National Hairdressing Council. The Jack Howard brand currently includes a range of Balayage hair extensions for Beauty Works, and education courses. Jack has also been chosen by L'Oréal Professional Products Division as one of the industry's elite colourists to partner with as a 20:20 Colour artist..
Balayage is a French word meaning to sweep or to paint. It allows for a sun-kissed natural looking hair colour similar to what nature gives us as children with softer, less noticeable regrowth lines - the principal idea being less is more when creating soft, natural looks. Jack has taught this method to thousands of stylists around the world and is the go-to authority on hand-painting colour.
Jack has worked his colour magic on the likes of Poppy and Chloe Delevingne, Donna Air, Gillian Anderson, Clara Paget, Ola Rudnicka (who wore his iridescent white blonde on the catwalks of NYFW for Jason Wu, Diane Von Furstenberg, Tommy Hilfiger, Edun, Proenza Schouler, Narcisco Rodriguez and Prabal Gurung), Mollie King (The Saturdays), Vanessa Kirby, Bonnie Wright, Hofit Golan, Aluna Francis (Aluna George), Chloe Hayward, Georgia Salpa, Ana Beatriz Barros, Daniela Braga and Dominika Grnova and comes highly recommended by the likes of Vogue, Tatler, Harpers, the Evening Standard and more. He is the official colourist to Next Model Management. His career has led him all around the world and he continues to travel for both education and private appointments. Jack's work has been featured in British Vogue, Turkish Vogue, Modern Salon, Red Online, Cosmopolitan and Glam UK to name just a few. His recent techniques include New York Lights, Bronde, Babylights, Ponytail Lights, Balayage and 3D Colour, and he created The Brunette Bar with L’Oreal Professionnel for the UK market.