In today’s episode, we are bringing back on to the podcast the incredible Heather Robertson, a world-renowned hairstylist with 30 years of experience and founder of HRHair Education.

Heather was last on the HTCI podcast back in 2020, and today we are to delve into her multi-level approach to her solo hairdressing and education business. She will be sharing how she manages and navigates her a solo career, whilst learning how, if possible, to find balance to it all.

As an award-winning stylist, Heather has earned immense love from hairstylists and colourists alike, boasting a massive following of admirers seeking out her hair education. In particular, her bridal hair education.

The conversation touches on the challenges faced and the relationship between her studio clients work and being an educator. We also tackle the balance between mass appeal and standing out across social media. We go deep into opinions here!

This conversation is a goldmine of inspiration, showcasing that a career in hairdressing can be multi-faceted and dynamic. You can expect to learn about the various dimensions and levels of success a solo hairdressing career can give you, with Heather Robertson as your perfect guide.

Stay inspired!



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Today’s Guest

Heather Robertson is a world-renowned hair stylist with over 30 years of experience. She is the founder of HRHAIR education, and she has won numerous awards for her work, including SMHBA international bridal stylist for 2023. Heather is passionate about hairdressing, and she loves sharing her knowledge and expertise with others.

Show notes:

Heres some of what we cover in todays conversation with Heather Robertson

  • 0:08:04 Shifting focus and reassessing content creation strategies
  • 0:11:08 Managing multiple angles of her career and finding balance
  • 0:13:49 The Excitement of Creating Content
  • 0:16:23 Heather’s Spontaneous Approach to Social Media Planning
  • 0:19:42 Considering Expanding the Business and Delegating Responsibilities
  • 0:22:41 The End Game for Sole Traders and Worries
  • 0:32:26 The Power of Connections and Platform
  • 0:40:07 The Challenges of Being a Hairdresser
  • 0:45:10 The symbiotic relationship between salon work and education
  • 0:48:32 The Lack of Excitement in the Hair Industry
  • 0:52:53 Balancing Mass Appeal and Standing Out
  • 0:55:04 TikTok: A Source of Distraction and Inspiration




EP175: Heather Robertson – Be the BadAss Stylist You Were Born to Be!