How Often Should I Get My Hair Cut?

 If you’ve just had a fresh new ‘haircut’ and you absolutely love it and want to maintain that length then on average it is recommended that you should get a haircut every 8-10 weeks. 

If, however you are trying to grow your hair but want to have regular trims to keep it healthy I’d recommend a cut every 3-4 months. 

Should I wash my hair before a color?

While a bit of natural oil on the scalp can help create a protective barrier from the hair color, excessively greasy hair can slow down the color’s process.

Prior to on scalp bleaching would not recommended washing your hair in the 48 hours prior to your appointment. When having a color on the scalp you can wash your hair up to 24 hours prior to your appointment. 

How often should I wash my hair?

This depends on a multitude of factors, but the golden rule is that you should avoid washing your hair every day. If you frequent the gym every day and feel you need to wash away the sweat, it’s recommended giving your hair a good rinse and just applying conditioner to the ends. 

What shampoo should I use after I get my hair colored?

It’s recommended to use professional color shampoo and conditioner. 

How is Balayage Different to Traditional Highlights?

Regular/ traditional highlights are sections of hair lightened from the root through to the ends leaving some natural hair in between. Hair is evenly highlighted so it doesn’t have a streaky result.

Balayage finished result is less uniform than typical highlights. If you’ve ever been worried about having stripy color after a visit to the hairdressers, balayage is a sure way to avoid that harsh contrast between colors – especially if you’re going blonder.

The color created is totally special to you and can even be placed in a way to complement or distract attention away from certain features on the face. If you want to make your jaw or cheekbones look more prominent, then using correct sections and shapes within sections can achieve this effect.

Why is Balayage So popular?

Balayage is also very popular because it requires little maintenance. It grows out more naturally and re-growth is less obvious.  This means that you will have gorgeous looking hair for longer between appointments. 

You aren’t completely covering all of your hair in bleach or color, there will less damage and dryness, meaning softer, healthier hair.


Does Balayage Cover Grey Hair?

Yes if you don’t want to see a “single white hair” then root coloring will be provided with balayage service.

If only a few grays are present, then balayage may “camouflage” the greys enough for longer times between coloring. 


Do eyelash extensions hurt? 

Eyelash extensions should not hurt when applied correctly. 

Do eyelash extensions look fake?

Eyelash extensions can be applied to look anyway that you desire. The lash artist will be able to give you your desired look or very similar.

You can choose to have shorter natural lashes, large dramatic lashes, etc. Typically speaking, eyelash extensions don’t look fake unless that is the look that you are going for.

How long do eyelash extensions last?

Most eyelash extension adhesives have a bond time of anywhere from 4-8 weeks.  However, they will only last as long as your natural lash does.

Like all hair on the human body, your eyelashes grow in stages.  It is normal to lose 1-4 natural lashes per day which is why a fill is recommended every 3 weeks. 

Do eyelash extensions damage my natural lashes?

When applied correctly, eyelash extensions do not damage your natural lash.

Can I wear mascara with my eyelash extensions?

Yes you can! However, it is recommended to use an oil free mascara that is extension safe.

Can I wear eye make-up with my eyelash extensions?

You most definitely can wear make-up with your eyelash extensions.  When selecting makeup, it is beneficial to go with extension safe make-up.

Extension safe makeup is oil free, usually contains sealers to prolong extension life and helps to work adjacent with your extensions for an optimal look.  If you use regular make-up, it is recommended to use a daily cleanser with make-up remover that is safe for your lashes to remove residue at the end of the day.


What is olaplex?

In the world of hair repairing products, Olaplex is one that has been on the market for a few years and really stands out. The Olaplex treatment is a great solution for dry, damaged hair. It is not a conditioner, but rather a chemical treatment actively operating on a molecular level. This binds together the broken protein bonds of your hair. 

Olaplex treatment helps repair damaged hair, bringing back life and shine.

The Olaplex treatment is a three step treatment designed to repair these broken bonds. It will rejuvenate your proteins and strengthen these bonds to prevent future breaks.

The first product is the Olaplex No. 1 Bond Multiplier, rebuilds the broken disulfite bonds of your hair.

 The second step involves the use of Olaplex No. 2 Bond Perfector, is designed to track and target any remaining broken bonds.

 Both No1 and2  are used solely by hair salon professionals and can be used during your color/ lighteningn session or you can book it in as a stand alone treatment.  

The last step involves the use of Olaplex No. 3 Hair Perfector. This product is designed to be used from the comfort of your home to provide ongoing protection for your hair.

What is the process of an Olaplex treatment at the salon? Olaplex within color/highlight service

When getting your color/highlights done, Olaplex 1 will be mixed into the chemical solution used in the process. Adding No. 1 Bond Multiplier will help alleviate the damage done during the color, lightening. But this step cannot prevent everything. This is why after all the hair color processing has been completed and rinsed, your stylist will lead you to the shampoo bowl to apply and comb Olaplex 2 through your hair, then leave it for 20 minutes or longer.

This will ensure that the product finds the remaining bonds to strengthen, without the color, lightener and relaxers actively working against it. Finally, they will rinse out the product and apply shampoo and conditioner to your hair as usual.

Olaplex full treatment

Stylist will saturate your dry hair with a mix of Olaplex No. 1 and water, designed to find the broken bonds and build new connections between them, and leaves it for 5 minutes.

Then without rinsing, they will layer Olaplex No. 2 from your roots to your ends, on top of No. 1 Bond Multiplier, and comb through it thoroughly. This step will ensure that the previously missed broken bonds will also be targeted.

They will leave the product for 20 minutes, then finally, they will rinse, shampoo and condition your hair as usual, leaving you with strengthened, shiny and soft hair.

How do I use Olaplex at home?

At home, you will be using two products, designed to provide ongoing protection to your hair.

 No 0 Primer is a watery liquid that will dry quickly.

 No. 3 Hair Perfector is not a conditioner and is not meant to be left in your hair, you must remove it with shampoo.

Apply the No.0 to clean dry hair. Comb the product through to ensure saturation. Wait 10 minutes, then apply a generous amount OLAPLEX No.3 and comb it through your hair.

Leave it for 10 to 20 minutes or more for maximum efficiency. Afterwards, rinse the product off, then apply shampoo and conditioner as usual. For healthy hair, it can be used once a week, for damaged hair 2 to 3 times a week is recommended while pairing it to a moisturizer or protein treatment.

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