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 to get the hair I want

How do I get the hairstyle I want?

Many of us go through life setting goals, whether it’s at the start of a new year or because we feel life is getting out of control. But at some point we get out a notebook, or open a Word document, and start focusing on our new life. Here are some of the many things that we tend to focus …

The dangers of home hair colour and what could go wrong.

Amy is  like most 19-year olds – she wants to spend her money wisely. Given the choice between an expensive haircut and saving up for a holiday or a night out – Amy chose the latter. And, I can’t say I blame her, I was 19 once! But, Amy wanted her perfect hairstyle. She wanted her hair to look like …

Split ends. Help! My ends are split, what can I do?

Help! I have split ends. What can i do? If you are growing your hair, you will likely experience the dreaded split ends. “How do I know if I have them?” is a common question. Step one – assess the health of your hair If you run your hand down your hair from the middle of your hair to the …