Sunday's Salon Cymru event demonstrates the value of hairdressing to the economy, says hairdressing trainer Shirley Davies-Fox.
"The hairdressing industry contributes £5bn to the UK economy" she says.
"It employs 1% of the adult working population - that is just under a quarter of a million people".
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