Hair doesn’t know if it’s from India, Sri Lanka or China it’s not memory foam it’s dead keratin. Like a lot of things, magic can happy but needs to be done carefully. The darker the hair the more warmth it has in it so the more difficult it is to go super light ( doesn’t meant you can’t just means more time and thought is involved)
Hair color is our speciality and we pride ourselves in achieving beautiful colors that you will love years after it’s gone!
We have seen our fair share of colors that have gone wrong, half done ash blonde that’s left gold not platinum and we have fixed them all.
Rather than keep shopping around until someone tells you what you want to hear ( be it price, time constraints or feasible) talk to us and let’s see if it’s possible to have the color you have always dreamt of!
Since you all like a little extra bounce and are lazy, we have stocked an amazing Canadian product called “Puff me” which adds a very fine powder to the roots in a very fine cloud that adds more volume to your hair that even your neighbors won’t complain about!
It’s a powder, unlike dry shampoo which typically can be seen as a white residue this is not visible and adds tons of volume!
You have all had one of those days when you struggle to find time to even go to the toilet and the list of things on your to do list is longer than the hair on your Aunties chin. Then you have to go home get changed and go out, like seriously!
Well throwing your hair up in a top knot is not going to make you feel better in fact will most likely make you look as Frumpy as you feel.
Why not try grouping all your various clips together after you have put it into a low pony. Don’t try too hard on placement as it should look semi random. Now you look like you thought about it when In fact you didn’t. Go out have a good time and chill.
Neon hair accessories are in and can be super cool, oversized or grouped smaller to add color!
Yes the resolution of this meme isn’t good but then again either was your last attempt to go Platinum!
A lot of you beautiful people call or drop in and ask for platinum blonde like it’s in a box out back, it’s not.
To go blonde is one thing, to go white is a more complex task ( not impossible but not a 20-30 min job, nor is it a cheap thrill ). It can be done typically on Indian hair that is in good condition would require 2-3 sittings over a few days. We do this over a few days for a number of reasons, firstly to lighten your hair that much requires bleach which is fairly aggressive both on the scalp as well as the hair. As the hair is lightening the color molecule is shrinking and will expand over 24-48 hours so the color you get straight away will be more gold or yellow after a few days. We need to let the scalp PH level get back to normal before doing it again for s long lasting platinum color.
After 2-3 applications it’s then we tone the hair to the desired shade. Is it something you can rush? Well look at the photo above and if you think you know better, please go right ahead but in reality the answer is no you can’t. If you have had a lot of previous color then your hair may not even be able to take the process anyway.
Best to get an opinion or two from various salons before taking the risk.
There are times when an awesome color washes out faster than some of your Tinder dates last but there are some simple ways to help it stay longer. ( the color that is )
Now a permanent color only is as good as the condition of your hair generally so if your hair is shot to pieces ( aka destroyed ) you need to firstly work on that before thinking of changing things up too much. We have all seen someone’s ends dramatically faded a few weeks after a color, it’s because the hair condition is not good enough to hold color. The cuticle May be destroyed so much no matter what you do it simply won’t hold.
Here are a few things you can do to help yourself ( just like you need to do after that hook up )
Use Sulfate free shampoo – Sulfate is the detergent that can strip color!
Regular trims – removes split and damaged ends preventing split ends to travel up the hair shaft
Don’t over heat your hair – dehydrates it and causes split ends and melting of the hair nothing on this planet can fix!
Avoid too much sun, it bleeches the hair.
Avoid using any kind of oil, yes yes we said don’t use oil. It increases the heat of your hair and will dehydrate ( even if it’s only small deposits left after shampooing it )it not add anything to it! It may look shinny from the coating but will be rough.
Get yourself a clear gloss color over your color, it seals it in and helps dramatically hold the color!
Now if it’s still fading come see us and let’s work out why!
Chances are if you fall into the “most category” you have done almost everything to your hair in an attempt to get your rocks off and make you happy. The problem is the more you do, the more you you will need to do to continually fix the previous hair turn on!
Just like a lot of things, the more you play with it the more sensitive it becomes and will cause damage!
Don’t randomly jump into doing any chemical service just because your friend did it, unless you have had a proper discussion with your stylist!
Between google and all the DIY hair stories you have read or been told by your grandmother nothing seems to be working. Well doesn’t matter where you look on line the issue should be talked about with the people who know hair better than anyone….. your hairstylist.
Now some will confirm the stories and some will give you practical advice the choice is yours. If you are after an opinion don’t hesitate to get in touch, remembering to give advice on something we need to see it in order to properly asses it. Advice is free by the way ❤️
I guess no one wants an ugly profile picture, we want to look our best and often we tend to be a little extra to draw some attention right?
Well I guess there are also times when going a little extra can send the wrong message. If your hair isn’t done, do you look dirty or street cool, if your wearing too much or too little some people can take it the wrong way or read too much into it.
Before you get your next profile picture taken get your hair done and let us help you show the best version possible!
We are told to work hard and we all have life goals yet too much time with your head in the same book you tend to stop reading and absorbing the info. It’s important that you take time to stop assess and see life before it’s simply too late. Easier said than done, we all have budgets and time restraints but saying that, where there is a will there will be a way.
Take time off, go off grid, sleep in, eat whatever food you like and just be!
We heard some of you don’t like sarcasm, I know right, who are these people like seriously! Well these same people like captions like ” your hair is your crown” or “buy 2 get 2 free” or even ones like ” get thicker hair with our hair spa” but sadly this type of talk does the opposite for us, it’s boring and fake.
We are a hair salon, not a beauty parlour, it’s not a hotch potch it’s a HAIR salon.
If you are after real and fun, call us or send us a DM if not move along.
We have all become a little obsessed with what we post and how we post it, from the filters of choice to what we share and it’s fairly common to only share the good bits so we all feel like everyone else is living a life of luxury or excess.
Now this color and blow out is awesome, no surprise there considering we did it lol but the variation in color from reality to the screen here is obvious. This photo above has no filter, no adjusting just straight out of the camera it was taken, it’s what you see is what you get. Color by Rod blow out by Mohit
The image that was taken from the phone is below.
As you can see the variation in color is fairly extreme, again this is directly from the phone ( it’s fairly accurate to her hair and we love it ) Now let’s take a little warmth out and see the difference.
Getting the right blonde in reality is a lot harder than using an editing app and sometimes it simply is impossible if the integrity of your hair won’t allow it.
Just like life, there is good and bad, warm and cool and while one day you might be celebrating an amazing achievement the next day you might be dealing with a blocked toilet and no electricity….but I guess that doesn’t look good on your feed?!
So before you draw to conclusions about others life or lifestyle know that images on line do not make the person!
If you want selfie ready hair then obviously yes come see us.
A lot of you have been asking how to get shinny hair so we are here to tell you the easy way!
Some use oils but the reality of that is it costs the hair and will cause dehydration and can cause hair loss. You can use a shine spray however that can weigh your hair down.
Now the way you can get it is obviously healthy hair but even that needs some help every now and then. A clear gloss over your hair is perfect to give you that little extra shine and muster is the way to go. You can do it over natural hair or pre coloured hair and is virtually harmless. Grows out without Maintainence!
A lot of you want to know the price and whilst it would be super easy for us to simply share it, there can be a lot of confusion in doing that so we simply don’t and here’s why!
Hair cuts/trims ( same price btw )
Senior Stylist : 1600 for ladies and 900 for guys
Rod Anker 7000 rp for ladies and 4000 for guys
Now color gets more subjective, your version of blonde and ours is different, your idea of subtle and your Uber driver is different. Some think a small section is dramatic and others want their entire head artic blonde so getting a price over the phone or social media will only always be a starting price and never a “quote”.
We see many people everyday that want to get a price before they book, which we are more than happy to do it. Firstly it makes the process stress free and we all can just concentrate on the job at hand.
If you are thinking of change or simply want a blow out then you are welcome to drop in and have a chat with us or call 01141010011 and eat our head.
Sure body piercing is cool but unless you want to end up looking like a pin cushion your options are slightly limited.
We all get bored from time to time and if you aren’t one of those people who wants to change your look permanently then accessories are perfect! It can be grouping a lot of the same type or color together to an oversized piece to add a little OOTD style to your day old blow out!
Whatever the situation or budget have fun with hair accessories this year!
Seems like for some, these two are different prices so we thought to explain why they are not!
While the technique of cutting hair is not overly important in this situation we will spell it out for you so it’s easy for everyone to understand. When the scissors cut each section of hair, if 1inch comes off or 5 inches comes off the scissors still have to go over ever section of hair, the technique or effort isn’t any different it’s exactly the same.
Now if once we are done, the hair on the floor varies but the price doesn’t, much to popular thoughts ( apparently ) we don’t cut by the kg!
So it’s not a fish market, we don’t charge by weight not does the end result of variation change or alter the price in any way. A trim and a cut is the same price and both include a shampoo conditioner and blow dry, if you take it or don’t it’s no difference.
The need to say this again is sad but the reality is we know a lot don’t read so we thought we should update for those busy people.
The term “sorry I come early” whilst it isn’t something most people want to hear, for us it is!
We work on appointments and when we block a time for you, we do so we have enough time to do your hair properly, so you will love it. When you come late ( in this situation ) you make many others run late and inconvenience the smooth running and mojo of the salon. We don’t rush you, out work or make others wait so if you have a booking, respect time, us, you and the process and come early!
We know traffic can suck, it happens but for 99% of our clients they also know and plan accordingly so to be fair we pride ourselves in creating beautiful hair and not rush jobs which look hideous and sprinkled with regret.
It’s not uncommon to be freaked out by life and if you watch the news or check out sponsored posts on Facebook you are sure to be concerned about almost everything!
Ask yourself this ladies, how many bald women have you met? Like bald bald? The answer will most likely be none because it’s so rare you have more chances to be hit by a falling satellite than going bald so chill the hell out!
Yes hair falls out and it does daily, yes in different seasons it may fall out more than others. Hormones and medicine can cause increase hair fall and change of water also. But your body adjusts and you will be fine and your hair will be too!
At any given point 90% of your hair is growing and 10% is dying ( but will be replaced) that’s not a new thing, google it!
Every day you will have hair come out, some days more than others! No eating more of this or than or even taking supplements isn’t going to change the way your body is made, eat a healthy diet, use Sulfate free products and shampoo regularly, healthy scalp healthy growth!
Rubbing kitchen scraps, oil, onion pulp, eggs, fish oil etc is only going to give your scalp an infection and make you stink! It’s not going to do anything to your hair growth!
Isn’t it enough that you were born, isn’t it enough you have spent years becoming who you are, isn’t it enough that you are you?
Imagine how lucky you are and how blessed you life is, the good and the challenging. It’s perfect just the way it is! Start telling yourself that, feed your mind with what it needs so you can be the best version of you possible. Don’t conform to others expectations of you, please you, be you!
Most people would agree that a small dose of sunshine on your skin changes the way we feel dramatically and while there is a lot of talk and evidence not too expose yourself too much, we need vitamin D for our body to function and grow.
Can your hair be exposed too much, the easy answer is yes and whilst there are a lot of sun protection products obviously prevention is better. Try tying your hair up and wrapping in a scarf, a hat, you can use a leave in moisturiser and or serum which have UV protectors in them also.
Don’t live in the shade and always wear sunscreen on your skin apply every hour!
It’s no secret that Instagram has made it look like some things are super easy, from making cakes that will make you cream your pants or sky diving off a cliff but one thing that is certain, Balayage is not a DIY type of thing.
If you want it done properly go to a professional salon it’s that simple. No it’s not just like colouring for to dot Susan, it’s creating art freehand and no not after a night out on turps ( although have done it and was all good ).
Thinking about getting away from foils and getting something more natural then come have a chat with us.
Thank you for calling and booking in an appointment for your hair tomorrow at 10am and yes we will call you before the end of the day to remind you ( because we know you are sooo busy and even though you only called at 6pm on a Monday we know you life gets away so we will call you in a few hours )
It’s no problem you decided to not wake up early, it’s cold and in reality setting the alarm at 9.50 when you’re 20 min away kind of isn’t really going to work it’s fine. Good to have that option in case you did wake up early I guess, it’s fine we turned away 3 other people for that time it’s fine. Don’t worry just like last time why not rock up the following day at 10 and say we made a mistake, should work right, or just come once your awake take your time and just say you got stuck in traffic.
Don’t worry, it’s not like we have a naughty list and people like you we love cutting your hair, 100% we wouldn’t put you on it 🤭
Appointments are just a rough idea when you may or may not come, but if the rest of our clients do the same thing, we know you won’t mind waiting when someone does the same thing and we run late, even though you may have a flight, we know your ok with catching the next one.
We remember and smile the time you also made 4 appointments in the same day, but so sweetly told us you would “let us know which worked best”.
You Sharon are awesome, thanks for coming we love you.