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Simon Tuckwell Appointed Balmain Hair UK Ambassador/Creative Influencer

Balmain Paris Hair Couture’s latest coup is to secure the Ambassadorship of stellar colourist, expert cutter and salon owner extraordinaire, Simon Tuckwell of Tuckwell & Co, Balmain Hair UK are delighted at the collaboration and are excited to have Simon as our Ambassador/ Creative Influencer. As part of this inspired partnership, Tuckwell & Co salon in Nottingham will carry the full Balmain Paris Hair Couture collection – Colour, Care and Styling, Electricals, Accessories, Extensions and Hair Additions.

In the age of the digital masterclass, Balmain believes that appointing such a key influencer as Simon to generate content that engages and educates both salons and consumers is the way forward.

As Balmain Hair UK Ambassador/Creative Influencer, Simon will be generating digital content that will include product recommendations from the Balmain Hair portfolio, plus colour tips and trend predictions. Balmain’s high-end hair extensions will also be explored, and a monthly blog post will engage with Simon’s fans, both professional and consumers and Balmain Hair’s followers on a personal level.

Simon Tuckwell is an award-winning stylist who has travelled the world sharing his passion for the industry. A Fellowship for British Hairdressing member for the last 12 years, Simon was part of the prestigious F.A.M.E Team in 2014 and his career skyrocketed. He was appointed Clubstar Art Team Leader for three years running and now champions the Fellowship at shows & industry events.

In 2019, he turned his attention to building his own brand where Tuckwell & Co was born. In under two years, he has attracted a talented and passionate team. With over 35 staff and 1000’s of happy clients, Tuckwell & Co has become the destination salon of Nottingham.

Simon has loved Balmain Hair since his very first introduction back in 2013 when he was introduced to the brand at a Fame team-training event. He says he knew then it was the only brand that he wanted to work alongside and at the earliest opportunity he introduced it as his featured brand in his beautiful four floor Grade II listed salon. “I can honestly say Balmain has been on my radar my whole career. I like strong sexy stuff, and the brand epitomises that.

To be able to be with a brand that is cool, comprehensive, fashion forward and innovative with products, extensions and now colour to die for, is right up my street! Becoming Balmain Hair’s Creative Influencer is a role to relish!”

Simon also became an International Master Educator working alongside industry greats to create trends & campaigns for the brand. Delivering education & seminars in the UK and around the world; something Simon is so passionate about and loves.

Balmain Hair Managing Director Dawn Reilly comments, “Balmain Hair UK is so proud to introduce Simon as an Ambassador and Creative Influencer. This is the natural progression for our partnership and with Simon’s enthusiasm, inspiration and expertise we can take the Balmain Hair experience and education to the next level.