Check out the research databases and websites below

Popular multi-subject databases

The following databases cover a huge range of subjects including articles related to hairdressing.

ProQuest(external link)
Academic Search Complete(external link)
Science Direct(external link)
Academic OneFile(external link)

Other useful databases

Health and Wellness Resource Centre(external link)
Provides integrated access to medical, statistical, health, and related information.

LinkedIn Learning(external link)
LinkedIn Learning provides access to many useful resources on creative industries(external link).  It also includes relevant learning resources on Business(external link) and technology.(external link)

Safetyhub(external link)
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.

Recommended websites

Check out these websites for trusted information.

The Costume Gallery(external link) 
Provides photos, illustrations and information on the history of hair and fashion.

HITO - New Zealand Hairdressing Industry Training Organisation(external link)
The standard-setting body for a range of qualifications within the hair and beauty industries.

L'Oréal Paris(external link)
The L'Oréal Group is the world's largest cosmetics and beauty company.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment(external link) 
Business services from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

New Zealand Association of Registered Hairdressers(external link)
Promotes high industry standards plus regional and national hairdressing awards. Also contains a code of ethics for hairdressers.

Salons Direct(external link)
One of the leading UK blogs for hair and beauty professionals. 

Worksafe New Zealand(external link) 
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator.

Further Reading

Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.

Hairdressing(external link)

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