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Self Care in Self Isolation

  At this moment in time, it seems that all we are talking about is COVID-19. It has been a terribly challenging and overwhelming time for so many people, and it has been no different in salons. With so many views on what the “right” way to act in a salon is, it has understandably […]

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Stay at Home Fabulous!

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Fashion vs Style

Fashion. Otherwise known as the comedy for future generations. Or the envy, depending on the era. I can look back at any era and find a look I love and then a look I equally loathe. Hindsight has a lovely rose coloured filter and we tend to forget some of the more horrific fashion “fails” […]

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Love your Curls

I adore curly hair. Adore it. The sense of wild abandon that accompanies those spirals doing whatever they please atop a head appeals to the secret anarchist lurking deep in my soul. Unfortunately for me, I am the only one in my family that did not inherit curly hair. Terribly unfair, as I am the […]

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Luxurious, Yes! Necessary? Absolutely!

Luxury. Just the word conjures up visions of beautiful, precious and delightfully unnecessary things. To me, luxury is all about fabrics; velvet, silk, chiffon, satin. Soft, sinuous fabrics that move like water over smooth rocks and feel like the skin we would have in a romance novel. Indulgent fabrics, completely impractical for day to day […]

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Change for the Time Poor…

As we begin the rapid descent to the end of the year, I find myself reflecting on the year that was and wonder…how on earth did I fit all that stuff in? I don’t know about you but I’m pretty good at overstuffing my calendar, much like those cooking show contestants trying to impress the […]

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On the Fringe; your guide to beautiful bangs.

I love my fringe. Without it, I feel somewhat like Count Dracula with the receding hairline and extreme widow’s peak, and I have to say, thats not really the vibe I’m going for! Like most girls born in the 80’s, my mother gave me a fringe as a child. Around the time I was 8 […]

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The Mysteriously Beautiful Art Of Red

I have always been obsessed with red hair, lamenting my very dull dishwater blonde/brown hair. As a young woman I looked to my screen idols for inspiration. The beautiful Ariel from The Little Mermaid, Poison Ivy and my personal favourite femme fatale, Jessica Rabbit. Some may be cartoon characters but those flowing locks of vibrant […]

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The Bob. An evolution and revolution.

The year was 1989. Five year old Sarah (that’s me by the way) begs her parents to cut her hair into a Bob. Where I got the idea to get said haircut I have no recollection but I vividly remember the thrill of nervous excitement I had walking up to the Stefan’s salon in downtown […]

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Too many old products? Help is on its way!

I blame Marie Kondo. After watching half an episode of her show on Netflix I got very excited by the idea of de-cluttering my home and ‘sparking joy’ with my belongings. Unfortunately it led me to realise just how many old and crusty products I have lying around. Dregs of shampoo I wasn’t particularly enamoured […]

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