Hairdressing Classes and Lectures

Learn the theory, science and business of the hair industry

MHD's barbering and hairdressing video lectures present the science and concepts behind hairdressing and are a must-see for all hair professionals. These lectures are presented by leading experts in their field and are perfect introductions to the many challenges hairdressers face in the salon on a day to day basis. From hair colouring theory to hair classification and hair science, these in-depth tutorials form the basis of your hairdressing expertise and are highly recommended for in-salon training for your team, both for junior staff and as a refresher for more experienced team members. Understanding the science behind hair, including medical issues and structure is an essential part of hairdressing and acts as a foundation for many techniques that you will use on your clients. If you can speak with your clients with authority, they will respect you as a hair professional and this can only enhance your business.

25 training videos

Video tutorial on career opportunities within the hair and beauty sector

Career opportunities within the hair and beauty sector

14 minutes

Gain knowledge on the career opportunities and working patterns within the hair and beauty sector in this foundation MHD tutorial. You will also learn about the main hairdressing services and beauty treatments.


Lecture on how to make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety

Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety

16 minutes

Explore the importance of the health and safety aspects of your workplace, the specifics of your work area and your legal duties in this essential MHD health and safety video tutorial.


Tutorial on safe and hygienic working practices in the hair industry

Tutorial on safe and hygienic working practices in the hair industry

9 minutes

Explore how to improve your professional reputation and ensure successful outcomes for your clients by watching our tutorial on safe and hygienic working practices.


A tutorial in preparation of work areas and tools and equipment for hair services

Preparation of work areas and tools and equipment for hair services

6 minutes

In this lesson, you will learn how to follow health and safety procedures when preparing your tools and equipment and disposing of waste. As part of your role, you will identify how to set up a regular routine when preparing your work areas, tools and equipment to guarantee high standards.


Video tutorial on how to present a professional image

Tutorial on how to present a professional image

5 minutes

Familiarize yourself with how to present a professional image in this foundation MHD video tutorial.