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About Capital's magazine

Our magazine is printed four times a year to match the four seasons (Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter). In each issue we bring you the latest tips, trends and news from within the hair and beauty industry. You can also expect some fabulous ‘get the looks’, our top product picks and features from well-known professionals in the trade.


Now available in print, and digital, it’s easier than ever to catch up on all the latest, and the beauty of the Capital magazine is that it’s absolutely FREE!

Why we do it

As well as providing top quality products at great value, we constantly strive to bring you interesting and exciting content through our magazine, and social media.

Where to get it

If you shop online, we include a free copy of the magazine in every customer’s order (where possible and while stocks last). Alternatively, you can pick up your free copy in any of our stores, or read it online here...

You'll also find a large amount of content from our magazines in our Inspiration section, click here to be inspired!

The Capital Cut

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Meet OPI Nature Strong

We know you’ve been on the hunt for a natural polish that actually works - one that is made up of ingredients you can trust and one that doesn’t require you to choose between performance and natural, because, well, you shouldn’t have to. So, we poured every effort into making a long - lasting, highly pigmented vegan lacquer that stays on so you can stay natural.

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The UK cities with the most top - rated hair & beauty professionals

We explore what drives consumers to leave positive reviews online for their hair and beauty professionals, and reveal the UK cities where salons and freelancers have received the most favourable reviews.

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New Naturalash Individual Texture Lashes

Salon System, brand leaders in professional beauty, have announced the exciting launch of a new addition to its Naturalash range.

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Here Comes The Bride

It’s that time of year when brides are choosing the dress, finding the venue and tasting the cake. But, for a beauty pro bridal season means keeping up with the latest trends in hair, nails and lashes! Check out our training courses that will have you booked and busy with bridal clients.

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Introducing New Advanced Creme Wax

Salon System, brand leaders in professional beauty, launches a new waxing product to its hero Just Wax Expert collection: Advanced Creme Wax, which has been specifically designed for delicate skin.

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Wella Shinefinity Color Glaze

The long-lasting colour glaze with zero lift and zero damage SHINEFINITY is the new long lasting colour glaze which offers zero lift and zero damage and promises to deliver true-to-tone colour results with a silky hair finish.

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Furniture Focus

Spring is in the air, which means it’s a great time to review your salon furniture and general interior to see what could be improved, or even replaced. Need some ideas? Check out our guide to our latest collection in store, and the interiors trends to look out for.

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A BRIGHT NEW OUTLOOK FOR BLONDES

Are your clients one of the 62% concerned with darkening and dulling of their blonde hair? As a colourist you are the expert in lifting, toning and glossing but, how can you continue to build your client satisfaction long after they have left the salon? Redken has the answer...

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No Limit Nails!

When it comes to nail predictions for 2022, it’s hard to, well, nail them down! That’s because in a post-pandemic culture, trends are very much led by social media and celebrity looks, as well as influential nail techs.

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WARM UP YOUR BLONDES FOR SPRING

It’s time to say bye-bye to the icy, cool blonde and welcome to golden blondes. Achieve the soft, summery hues to prepare your clients for the sprint to come with Redken’s latest shade range.

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Curls, curls, curls!

Curly hair comes in many forms; from the wavy Type 2s that we see in the European community to the glorious coils of Type 4s. While some might say curls are back, we say: curls never went anywhere! Read on for some top curl-loving tips.

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I Noa Good Colour For You

As hair colour tastes change, why would you choose an ammonia free permanent hair colour? Looking for a softer multi tonal result? Worried about the effect of ammonia on the hair? Worry no more…

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Free Spirit - NEW from Salon System Gellux

Welcome in the happy, carefree season of summer with a collection of vibrant nail shades, with something for everyone, be it: sassy neon pink, fresh mint green, happiness inducing orange, vivid cerise, a blue hue the colour of the Mediterranean Sea or a pared back dusky pink.

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Introducing the OPI x XBOX Spring Collection!

This Spring, OPI will be traveling into the virtual world with XBOX in a collaboration that brings to life the colour palette of gaming.

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3 Reasons to Switch to NXT

2022 is the year for new. So that being said, nothing says new like switching up the products you use. We will be talking about why NXT is a great brand for switching and saving, I mean who wouldn’t want to save money whilst still achieving great colour results.

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Prioritising your mental health

Going freelance means you’re in charge of your day and get to plan things exactly as you choose. While you might be working alone, you should never feel alone; read on for our tips on keeping your mental state healthy and balanced.

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