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TAYLOR'S TOP AWARD

Taylor Ferguson has marked his 50th year in hairdressing with the accolade of a lifetime achievement award in the inaugural Scottish Health and Beauty Awards 2011.
Organised by the 5pm.co.uk website, the awards were revealed at the Girl's Day Out event at the SECC in Glasgow.
The organisers said the awards were set up to "celebrate Scotland's innovative and dynamic health, beauty, hair and spa scene".
A 5pm.co.uk spokesman said: "Scotland's salons, spas and health clubs are some of the most exciting in the country. These awards acknowledge their creativity, style and service."
Taylor was joined by wife Anne, son, Taylor, daughter in law Justine and three-year-old grandson Taylor Junior and a team of his colleagues from his Glasgow Bath Street salon for the announcement.
He said: "This came as a complete surprise and I'm absolutely chuffed to bits. It's a real honour to have my time in hairdressing recognised with such a fabulous award."
Taylor entered the profession as a teenager, following his mum's footsteps. She continued hairdressing - primarily for her friends - into her late 80s and Taylor said: "I look at the wonderful career my mother had in hairdressing and always wanted to copy that as she always enjoyed her days in the business.
"I love cutting hair and giving people a major boost when they come in for a makeover."
Taylor's no stranger to the world of awards. He's a past winner of the Northern Hairdresser of the Year title and was given the accolade of Hairdresser of Distinction by the National Hairdressers Federation. He's also been on the judging panel several times for the British Hairdressing Awards.
He added: "People always ask me what's the secret of being a successful hairdresser. I always reply that the question is an easy one to answer and can be summed up in two words...hard work.
"I still get up every workday at 5.50am and we're there to open up the salon at 7.30 in preparation for welcoming our first clients of the day. I've never been afraid of hard work and believe it helps generate job satisfaction.
"Nothing makes me smile more than seeing a client walk out the salon with a new style - and a new confidence. It makes all the hard work worthwhile."

Photography by Taylor Ferguson and courtesy of Great Lengths.

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