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ARE YOU SUFFERING FROM THINNING HAIR?

This topic can be quite distressing if you don’t know why it’s happening.  It can cause you emotional distress as you can suddenly wake up one day and realise that your hair is not as thick as it used to be and it appears thinner in appearance.  This is something that both Women and Men can suffer from and the reasons are not always age-related.  The good news is, you can improve the quality of thinning hair.The science: - overtime our hair follicles can stop pr...

July 26, 2021

FRIZZY HAIR - THE CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS

Are you one of those people that no matter what you seem to do your hair just always seems to be frizzy? If you are prone to frizzy hair then you will know that the weather can cause you a nightmare, just that little bit of drizzle can turn your lovely sleek blow dry into a ball of frizz.Frizz usually happens when your hair is dry, what happens is moisture is absorbed into the hair from the environment causing it to frizz. That’s why sometimes when we are on holiday in very hot countries,...

July 19, 2021

LOREAL ABSOLUT REPAIR OIL

We just love a new product at the salon and none more so than the latest ABSOLUT REPAIR OIL from L’Oreal Professionnel.  This oil is the new and improved version of the Absolute 10 in 1 spray that we were very familiar with.  When you love a product so much it’s very hard to see how it can be improved upon but somehow L’Oreal have done it.  Here’s a little insight as to what it can do; This spray oil is the perfect multipurpose spray that instantly provides ...

July 12, 2021

ANABELLE'S HAIR JOURNEY

Today something exciting is going to happen!  We will shortly be introducing a new COLOUR range to the salon and our very own Anabelle is going to be our model.  Today we are having an in-house training day by the experts at GOLDWELL on their Elumen range.  By introducing this new COLOUR range will allow us to create some amazing fashion colours for our clients.  We are really looking forward to learning something new so watch out as we’ll be sharing thi...

July 5, 2021

DO YOU STRUGGLE WITH CREATING VOLUME?

Do you struggle with creating Volume for your hair? We have a range of products that are especially designed just for this. Why not check out our VOLUMETRY range from L'Oreal Serie Expert. What does it do: It gives your hair an anti-gravity effect boost with it's clear appearance that boosts the look of your hair creating more volume.Results: Leaves your hair volumised, with added texture and it is lightweight formula doesn't weigh your hair down.Ingredients: Enriched with Salicyl...

June 14, 2021

VITAMIN C AND YOUR HAIR

Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect against free radicals. Everyone’s body needs Vitamin C as it has so many benefits but none more so than for your hair.  Your body needs Vitamin C to produce collagen which is an important part of our hair structure. Vitamin C also helps our bodies absorb iron which is an important part of hair growth.  If you are deficient in Iron then this can lead to hair loss or your hair not growing past a certain point.  ...

June 7, 2021

HOW MUCH HAIR LOSS IS NORMAL

Why does my hair fall out?Hair loss can happen for many reasons; Pregnancy, treatment for a medical condition. Hair loss has also been linked to vitamin imbalances such as vitamins B, A and E.  Another cause of hair loss is that you may be over styling it?  If you tie your hair back too tight then this can pull on the scalp and over time it will weaken the hair follicles which will may cause your hair to fall out. Tips to avoid hair loss:Avoid putting your hair in a tigh...

May 31, 2021

IS THE LOREAL PRO LONGER RANGE RIGHT FOR ME?

We are in love with this range as it can reduce the breakage of your hair by up to 94% and visible split ends by 17%. Here's the science;What does it do: The filler A-100 technology used is patented to L'Oreal and it works by penetrating the core fibres of the hair to plump and thicken it from the inside out. The formula is designed specially to work on the areas that need them the most, the ends.Results: Leaves your hair 5 times shinier than if you hadn't used it. The shampoo helps th...

May 24, 2021

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR HAIR IN THE SUN

HERE COMES THE SUN - looking after your hair during the sunshine If your hair has prolonged exposure to the suns UVA & UBV rays then of course like our skin without sunscreen it will become damaged. What are the signs? The signs of sun damaged hair are easy to spot.  If your hair has become discoloured, dry, brittle, you have broken or split ends and is dry to touch then likelihood is it may be damaged. Fact: The sun's rays act like bleach in that it will remove colour from y...

May 17, 2021

NEW PRODUCT - OLAPLEX 8

We are pleased to announce the latest addition to the fabulous OLAPLEX range that we stock in salon.   OLAPEX 8 Bond Intense Moisture Mask is a concentrated treatment that moisturises, smooths, adds body and shine to your hair.  Infused with patented OLAPLEX Bond Building technology, this highly concentrated reparative mask adds shine, smoothness & body while providing intense moisture to treat damaged hair.  Hair so visibly healthy, you can skip the styling. I...

May 10, 2021

LOCKDOWN HAIRLOSS?

Have you noticed that you’ve lost more hair during lockdown?  You are not alone. Lockdown has certainly affected the health of our hair this last year or so.  There are many reasons why you could be losing more hair; lockdown restrictions, change of routine, stress and even a change in eating habits.  All these things affect how our hair looks and feels.  Another big factor is heating!  Being indoors during the last lockdown and having the...

May 3, 2021

THE BENEFITS OF A HEAD MASSAGE

Most clients when asked say that the head massage during their shampoo service is one of the most enjoyable moments when visiting the salon.  Did you know…. A scalp massage during your hair service can do wonders for your stress levels. Your scalp is covered with 1,000's of nerve endings that make it extremely sensitive when touched. Massage triggers the release of feel-good hormones like dopamine and serotonin. A head massage can lower blood pressure, improve circulation to you...

April 26, 2021

PROTECT YOUR COLOURED HAIR WITH VITAMINO

Have you ever wondered how to keep your colour looking incredible between your salon visits? This is a personal favourite of mine, it smells amazing, feels fabulous and keeps my colour lasting longer. It's a L'Oreal range called VITAMINO COLOUR...Here's the science; It contains an ingredient called "Resveratrol”this professional formula is a powerful anti-oxidant that's very similar to that found in some skin care ranges. It's lightweight and is designed to make your colour last long...

April 19, 2021

WHAT ARE GIGIMAGS?

What is a DIGI- MAG I hear you ask?Well, as you know since re-opening after the first lockdown on July 4th 2020 we have not been allowed to have our usual Magazines within the salon for you to read during your service.  This is about to change!  When you next visit us, there will be a QR Code which will be on the mirror of the stylist station you are seated at.  All you have to do is scan the QR Code and you will have access to over 70 magazines which you will ...

April 12, 2021

THE BEST PRODUCT FOR DAMAGED HAIR

Today we are introducing to you Serie Expert ABSOLUT REPAIR:-What does it do: The clue is in the title, it instantly repairs the damage to the surface of your hair.Results: Leave your hair lightweight to touch and also gives amazing softness and shine.Ingredients: The Gold Quinoa ProteinWho is it for: Absolut repair is suitable for anyone who's hair appears to be damaged from the outside. Day to day life can damage your hair without even noticing. Absolute repair is best used...

April 5, 2021

HOW TO MAKE YOUR HAIR GROW FASTER

The do’s DO: Massage your scalp as it stimulates blood circulation promoting hair growth. DO: Apply a weekly hair mask to keep the hair fibres supple therefore avoiding them to break. DO: Get regular trims to keep your hair looking healthy as this will get rid of straggly ends. And now the don’ts DON'T: Over wash as this will strip the hair of precious oils that moisturise your follicles. DON'T: Brush dripping wet hair. Your hair is at its weakest state when wet.&nbs...

March 29, 2021

HOW TO STRENGTHEN WEAK HAIR

Do you know what Shampoo & Conditioner is right for your hair? Is your hair damaged and is breaking off? If this sounds like you then you are going to need a product to strengthen your hair and get it back into tip top condition.  INFORCER by L’Oreal is the perfect solution to your problems. What does it do:  Strengthens and repairs damaged hair.Results: More strength, more conditioning, more shine.Ingredients: B6 & Biotin known for their strengthening p...

March 23, 2021

GREY HAIR - THE FACTS

What Is Grey Hair? Grey hair is simply a hair follicle that lacks pigment (melanin).  A "grey" hair is not actually grey it's "white", when white hair is interspersed with naturally coloured hair it appears grey in colour. What causes Grey hair? When you will go grey is largely down to your gene pool.  If your parents went grey at an early age then you are likely to follow a similar pattern.  However, certain health conditions can contribute to you turning grey sooner. D...

March 14, 2021

DO YOU KNOW WHAT OMBRE IS?

Ombre pronounced “om-bray” comes originally from France. It’s actually meaning translates to “shaded”. Ombre is a colouring technique where a darker base colour is gradually lightened along the lengths, usually around the mid-way giving a sun kissed effect. Ombre should be a seamless graduation from darker to lighter. Ombre is a very popular look as it’s very easy to maintain at home.  Thanks to the gradual colour graduation, as your hair grows out, the light sections subtl...

March 8, 2021

WHAT CAUSES AN OILY SCALP

Our scalp naturally produces Sebum, more commonly known to us as oil. Sebum is designed to help lubricate the skin and hair keeping it moisturised and water resistant. Too much oil can block our pores and potentially cause spots but it can also travel down the hair shaft leaving our hair feeling greasy, limp and dull. Here are the main reasons you could be suffering from oily hair; Hormones: it is common to experience greasy hair when our hormones are unbalanced and this can happen dur...

March 1, 2021

WHAT EXACTLY IS BALAYAGE?

Balayage is a French word that means “to sweep” It’s a hair colouring technique that allows for a sun kissed and very natural look. The ultimate goal is to create gold reflects that the sun gives naturally to our hair in the Summer. It’s more natural than a full head of colour, Balayage is the idea choice when you want something subtle or to boost the natural reflects giving you a new dimension to your hair. Balayage is a timeless technique that is extremely popular.  You can h...

February 22, 2021

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SPLIT ENDS

What are Split Ends? They are the result of the fraying or splitting of the hair fibre. Does everyone get Split Ends? Not to the same degree, all hair types can suffer from split ends but you may have more or less than your friends due to your haircare routine.  How intensely you style your hair, what products you use will all have an effect. Environmental and weather conditions such as wind, rain and sun, pollution and lifestyle can also affect the quality of your hair making it more ...

February 15, 2021

YOUR HAIR AND THE MENOPAUSE

As we enter the Menopause our Oestrogen levels drop.  Oestrogen is a hair friendly hormone which helps to keep hair in its growth phase for longer.   Hair often falls out in the shower or upon brushing and generally starts to thin all over and this is due to a hormone imbalance. Your hair texture might change too from it being soft previously to it being more course. It might also become drier and more brittle, during this time in our lives, the oil glands produce less oil than be...

February 8, 2021

A FEW WORDS OF WISDOM FOR US ALL

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June 7, 2020

QUICK FRINGE TRIM TUTORIAL

Karin popped into the salon just to make sure that everything was alright and decided to give us a mini tutorial on how to cut your own fringe during lockdown, check it out....

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