Postiche Academy is an online training centre dedicated in supporting the emotional and physical effects of hair loss.
We offer sensitive solutions and train hairdressers to become experts in helping those in need of professional hair loss care and guidance.
Our courses in applying hair extensions and expert trichology champion premium and sustainable solutions that focuses specifically on improving quality of life and wellbeing for clientele.
Personal care and delivering quality hair loss solutions that work is our No1. priority and we are on a mission to increase awareness and viable options for those who need it.
“Drawing on my personal experiences and expertise as a professional hairdresser, trichology has become a passion and it’s a personal mission to increase hair loss awareness through ensuring other hairdressers receive the proper education and training, and also by offering products fit for purpose.” - Krysia West, Postiche Academy Educator
Postiche Academy is the newest trichology training and education platform for hairdressers in the UK. Award winning hairdresser and salon owner, Krysia West designed this online training centre with her sister and business partner, Kirsty Rodziewicz.
It was created with stylists in mind who want to transform their client’s wellbeing by using premium hair loss solutions.
Around one in every three women in the UK will experience issues with hair loss or thinning in their lifetime. Krysia and Kirsty identified a distinct gap in the market for resources and solutions to combat this; thus Postiche Academy was born. Postiche Academy aims to train hairdressers to help those in need of professional and reliable advice on hair loss.
Client wellbeing is at the heart of this new education platform. Following a course with Postiche Academy, hairdressers will also be able to provide professional advice. They will also be able to offer positive, premium solutions that will improve clients’ quality of life and wellbeing. Hands on education teaches hairdressers how to professionally fit extensions correctly to ensure maintenance of hair health. Theoretical education also teaches them how to be approachable, sensitive and positive when it comes to this often taboo subject.
"Throughout lockdown I was keen to get some relevant information in my industry, I saw postiche academy were educating hair professionals on a topic that couldn’t have been more fitting for the time, Krysia made us all feel completely comfortable regardless of our experience. The detail was unbelievably informative the pace was absolutely brilliant and being such a Detailed subject there was plenty of time for notes and questions. Being back behind the chair I’m still using the knowledge given by Krysia on a daily basis so the course was such good value for money. Thanks again postiche." Laura.
"Hair cycle can be between 2 to 7 years so that’s why some guests feel their hair never grows! It’s not just down to breakage. The different types of alopecia and their causes in men and women, some great information. Menopause hair loss as it’s something my guests ask about and I really didn’t know it could be a cause. Thank you for taking the time to share your knowledge. I thoroughly enjoyed the class great information especially in the current climate, as we start to see the effects of the pandemic and the impact it has through hair loss on our guests in salon. It’s given me more knowledge on all aspects of hair loss but also an understanding of when I can suggest the guest needs to seek medical advice or medical treatment is needed along side salon services. "Many thanks."Bea
"...you related the information as a hairdresser..."
"Thank you so much for a most amazing course, it was so informative and great that you related the information as a hairdresser, I had a few light bulb moments, including the info about SPF lotions affecting hair loss, the make pattern baldness was fascinating too. I hadn’t appreciated how much diet and hormones affect hair loss ,and am grateful for the information regarding post chemotherapy hair. Thanks again. Best Wishes." Anita
"Since doing the course I have felt so much more confident..."
"Did a course in lockdown and really enjoyed it, learnt so much, Krysia had so much knowledge and explains it all so well so you fully understand. Since doing the course I have felt so much more confident and comfortable with talking to clients. Highly recommend and will be doing future courses with Krysia."Phillipa
"...this course helped me to understand what's happening..."
"I loved the course it gave me the confidence and knowledge especially when going through hair loss during my perimenopause. I thought that's it there is nothing to be done but this course helped me to understand what's happening and where to get help. So educational Thank you so much for letting me understand more deeply about my concerns and that are professionals such you to help me with it." Martina
"...it deepened my knowledge of hair loss and its causes..."
"Thanks to Krysia from the Postiche hair loss academy. I attended the hair loss course and found it deepened my knowledge of hair loss and its causes. Since the first lockdown I have seen a rise in clients experiencing some for or other of hair loss. This course has given me the confidence to speak to my clients openly and help point them in the right direction when it comes to seeking further professional advice." Becky
"Such an amazing course! I learned soooo much and I’m super excited to take me new knowledge back to my clients and even more excited to continue my education journey on your next course in the new year" Drew
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