Why has my colour faded?:How to make your colour last longer.

Why has my colour faded?:How to make your colour last longer   You’ve left the salon and your hair is looking amazing, the best it’s been for years. It’s shiny and it’s the colour you wanted – in fact, it’s just perfect!  two weeks later it’s not. It’s gone from being the perfect hair to dull and dry, and to …

What is a skin test and do i really need one?

The who, what, why and how of skin testing. What is a skin test ? A skin test is a 5–10 minute process that all hairdressers should carry out before a colour service. This is to make sure that you won’t have an allergic reaction to the colour when it’s applied to your hair. Who needs a skin test? We …

Why are salon hair products more expensive than supermarket hair products?

We’ve all had this dilemma – you’ve just visited the salon for your scheduled hair appointment and your stylist tried to sell you some of their salon hair products. The one thing you probably noticed is that salon products are typically more expensive than supermarket and high street products. So, why are hair salon products more expensive than the ones …

How much does it cost for a haircut?

How much does it cost for a haircut? What do you think is the first thing a new customer will ask me before even sitting in the chair of hair? Yep, you guessed it: ‘How much does a haircut cost?’ And can you guess my answer? Yep, right again: ‘It depends’.   The cost of a haircut depends on what …

How much will it cost to lighten my hair colour to ash blonde?

After colouring your hair the same shade for a long time, you decide to make the change to ash blonde. In my experience as a hairdresser to hundreds of clients over three decades, I know how a dramatic colour change can really make you feel ready for anything. The reasons vary: reaching a certain birthday; grey hair becomes unmanageable, a …