Put simply, yes, excessive or improper use of heat styling tools can indeed lead to damage in the hair’s structure. But understanding the underlying mechanisms of heat-induced damage means we can make better choices about our hairstyling practices for our hair! The Science of Hair Structure Each hair on your head is made of three… Read more about Can heat damage hair?
First, a little bit of biology about your hair; The colour of your hair comes from naturally occurring pigments called melanins, in fact melanins make up between 1-3% of the hairs weight. Eumelanin and pheomelanin play key roles in eye, hair, and skin colour. Euomelanin is responsible for brown/black pigments in the hair and Pheomelanin… Read more about Why does my hair go brassy & how do I prevent or fix it?
Hairdressers use a fair amount of cotton wool and we got the major guilts when we bought these bags the other day, so Heather started to do a bit of research to find out if we could make changes to be more eco-friendly! Turns out, cotton wool for the hairdressing industry is not 100% cotton,… Read more about Cotton wool – can we make this hairdressing necessity more eco?
When we talk about sustainable business, it doesn’t just refer to doing things ‘Green, it means looking at all aspects of the business with a more holistic approach to not only its operations, but also to the people within it. The wellbeing of our PEOPLE is just as important as our vegan products, and if… Read more about How to make 2023 the year you love your life and work!
We’ve been hearing clients ask about winter hair care, so we asked Salon Director Heather to give us the lowdown on winter hair! Why is my hair so much drier in the winter? Cold air holds less moisture than warm air, so even though we think of the winter months being more damp, there is… Read more about Winter Hair 101
Summer hair: the gloss you never thought you’d get It’s finally reached that time of year when you can swap your wool coat for a lightweight jacket, splurge on some new sunnies and switch your boots for that favorite pair of sandals. A welcome change of weather can often too bring with it the desire… Read more about Summer Hair
If you’re anything like us, your passions for being ethically and environmentally conscious drive your core beliefs and actions. While you might think that you’ve covered all bases with this influence filtering through your supermarket shop and wardrobe, we’re glad to inform you that stylists across the globe have made a case for the necessity… Read more about Sustainable beauty: a culture worth investing in
The vast majority of us face that internal battle whenever we dedicate our diaries and wallets to our next hair appointment. Is this a luxury I can afford, or even deserve? Shouldn’t I be spending this evening tending to that looming deadline? We certainly would not consider a regular cut and colour an essential part… Read more about Regular hair appointments: an essential you can afford