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What type of salon are we

Jason Outten - Sunday, May 24, 2020
What type of salon are we ?


To some that maybe a strange question. To others its obvious

What do we mean ?
Well we love hair. We love seeing amazing results. But we also love being able to help you maintain those results and have
the time to achieve those results.



But we can only do so much. We can make the time, and we can achieve the results. If you make the time, plan and have
realistic goals

We’re not the best salon for the person that wakes up wanting a complete colour change that day. (Unless you want black)
We’re not the salon for that person that changes their mind last minute and leaves us with hours booked out and nothing to do



But if you’re the person that wants to be looked after. Have your Hair journey planned, your maintenance taken care of,
and know that no matter what you’re wearing its not looking great unless your hair is. Then you know we’re that salon




What brings most people to us is word of mouth and those amazing images all over Google + our Social Media.
They’re also our clients. Real people with real results. We don’t use influencers, and we don’t have a back up
of models to make our social media look pretty. That’s not us. Our social media is about what we achieve every day in our salon with real people. Real time frames, realistic expectations and booked appointments




So if you’ve been flip flopping around salons and now need us to fix your hair today. Or you just get too busy to sort out your
appointments and cancel or change on your hairdresser last minute all the time. Don’t call us, we’re not that type of salon



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The ColorWOW Dream Regime

Jason Outten - Sunday, March 15, 2020
The ColorWOW Dream Regime
The range that will crystal clean your hair. Repair up to 50% of your hair damage while adding volume (only if needed) and moisture.
Leaving soft, de frizzed and shiny while lasting up to three shampoos .....WOW






DREAM FILTER

Metals and minerals found in tap water build up on the hair, leaving behind a film that dulls, darkens and stains colour.
Some products also build up on the hair affecting colour and hair condition.

Dream filters break through technology works like a magnet to remove these minerals in under 3 minutes. Effective on all hair and colour types.
Especially lighter colour and high lights which are more susceptible to discolouration.


COLOUR SECURITY SHAMPOO

Most shampoos are loaded with unnecessary additives that are nothing to do with cleansing and do not easily rinse off.
Colour security shampoo delivers the ultimate dream clean because it is uniquely formulated.

COLOUR SECURITY CONDITIONER



A lot of conditioners can make the hair look dark, distorted or brassy. They can weigh the hair down and look greasy.
Colour Security conditioners are formulated with 6 translucent conditioning agents that will not oxidize, corrupt colour and turn brassy.

Available for fine, normal to thick hair



DREAM COCKTAILS
Three different formulations for three different concerns. That can all be used on the same head of hair. Flat roots, dry mids and damaged ends. No problem just zone apply.
Don't have that many concerns, easy just use what you need where you need


Carb Infused for volume



Dream Cocktail for moisture



Kale infused for strength

Dream Coat

Check out our Dream Coat blog Here > BLOG

DREAM COAST FOR CURLY HAIR

That's right. Specially formulated just for curly hair

Check our our otheR blogs mentioning The Dream Regime Blog 1  Blog 2 and Blog 3

Oh WOW Colour Correction. PINK HAIR

Jason Outten - Monday, March 02, 2020
Oh WOW  Colour Correction. PINK HAIR

....and only 5 hours

This colour always generates a lot of interest. Its fun, its bright and looks AMAZING ... want to know how to achieve ? Keep reading. Right to the end



So then the enquirIes roll in “how much”
So here’s an honest response “how are we meant to know how much “ ?

We cannot see your hair
We do not know its history
We do not know its condition
We do not know what has been on it
We don’t even know how thick or long it is


But do you know that if we said that over the phone we would get a response something like “oh its past my shoulders, only had brown in it and not very thick.
So how much” ?

That’s basically describing a large % of most peoples hair yet they would all require different approaches once we had physically seen the hair.

Would you like to know that this client has been coming to us for two years. Changes her colour at every appointment.
Does not know if we will be able to do at one appointment or if it needs more and understands that we cannot give an exact price as
it all depends on how long it will take. Which we don’t know until its finished.

These results always work best with realistic clients

This time took 5 hours. Some 4, some 6. Once we had to make a choice, change to something else or come in another time as already
5 hours and it will take a lot more to achieve as only half way.




So this type of look/fashion colour requires a physical in salon consultation. You’ll be given an idea of what is required and realistic expectations.
Often we will base an appointment on a guesstimated appointment time frame

This is because of the unknown factor of how well your hair lightens, and unless you’re already Platinium blonde it has to be lightened.
Virgin hair lightening is easier than if coloured but still takes a while

The biggest thing we hear a lot of is “my hair lightens easy so shouldn’t take long”
Lightening “easy” and lightening to level for a fashion colour like this are two different things.

Best advice

Organise a consultation. Get a clearer picture of what maybe required for YOUR hair and you’ll be a lot better informed.
Because we haven’t even touched on maintenance yet

Booking foils

Jason Outten - Sunday, February 09, 2020
Booking foils...
STOP....Don’t do it.

Don’t call up and book “foils” if this is what your hair is like.



A number of things may happen
1. You’ll only get one stage of your hair service done and have to come back for another appointment
2. Or due to appointment request not being what is actually required you will be left paying for a booking we cannot do
3. Or (not in our salon) you’ll get some half rushed technique approach to try and achieve a result. Without the stylist actually having the time to achieve it.

Our price list is on public display on line. But it should be taken as a guide. Not a “thats what i need approach” Quiet often it is a a combination of services
needed to achieve desired result.

Tip
Explain your current hair state and then your desired hair state. That is what we will ask if we have never seen you before. This way we know how and what to book out.
Sometimes it may require a consultation in salon prior to being able to book. It definitely will if a colour correction or new Balayage etc.

Here the colour process was in two stages plus the haircut. A straight half head foils (most common request) would NOT achieve this.

Remember we don’t double book. We either have the time or we don’t

Like to see what we can do for YOU ?

Damaged hair

Jason Outten - Monday, January 27, 2020
Damaged hair ....what to do ?


This picture client had a bad chemical straightening done elsewhere. Solution, go darker and blend the broken layers using PCC
This would require several more visits about a month apart. Pics shown are one appt


It depends. We receive a lot of enquiries about fixing someones damaged hair. But first we need to clarify what is being referred to as “damaged”

Read on for more info re types and for solutions follow the link below

Three main types we hear
1. Bad condition due to lack of care and styling without protection
2. Split ends
3. Chemical damage from other hair services


This before and after was a journey to go from left to right. But with PCC all the way. Over a year later hair is back and lots of colour changes along the way
We have every step of this journey over last 18 months on file to view


No 1. is the most common. Using hot tools and hairdryers with no thermal protection. Thinking a $1.99 generic shampoo will do the trick.

No 2. Comes in next. Now you do not see this with people that regularly maintain their hair, and yes cut it. The longer a hair strand goes without cutting the more fragile the hairs fibres ends become. Then they split.
So avoiding that 6 weekly cut to add 6 inches does not actually work. By the time you get that 6 inches you need 8 cut off... splits travel.

No 3. The hair fibre has been pushed too far. The process has caused the disulfide bonds to seperate. Completely and its too far gone. Partially and there is hope.


This before and after same day and damage just because was not looked after in between visits. Here we did full head foils with PCC . Check out the result and condition

But all is NOT lost.
YOUR remedies

Depending in your hair condition and budget we have options. .... for more detailed information on our solutions just follow the link below

Firstly NOTHING will fix split ends. They have to be cut off and if not. You’ll never get rid of them.
But we do have solutions via services like Olaplex + LaBiosthetique PCC which can minimise splits by maintaining a healthier stronger hair strand.

These services will help with the other types of damage though. How long to fix and what ? All depends on what needs fixing.


Pictures show on left a bad perm, not by us. Our solution done at one appointment was a colour with PCC. The colour evens out the hair tones while PCC protects and repairs


Some things to remember.
These fixes are in salon services. NO Olaplex No 3 is not what we use in salon (refer to link for more info)

Most of the above problems can be avoided by using the right products in the first place when styling or colouring your hair. .... utilising services like Olaplex and PCC to enhance the hair is a great preventive to damaged hair

Re services at different price points.
Let us use this example.
Few years back a lady came to us with waist length hair she and a friend bleached at home. It was now a nice yellow tone (even though)
There was breakage all through the hair and some strands were like rubber bands.
She wanted us to now get it to white blonde. But we would ONLY cut the splits off and do a PCC repair service.
We know this would of stopped the breakage in its tracks. But the question was asked re PCC price and they did not want to pay that.
She left.
We know that within a week all that hair would of snapped off from the waist to the shoulder. BUT we also know we could of stopped that.


Picture shown is just bad condition hair. We literally just used a PCC and blow dry



Hair repair

Jason Outten - Monday, January 27, 2020
Hair repair
Olaplex 1+2 Professional and No 3
LaBiosthetique PCC ... Professional


BUT .. what does that all mean


Before and after performed in one appointment. Breakage stopped


Well for the long answer you can check out our blog link below

But lets keep it simple here

Your hair becomes, dry, frizzy (damage induced frizz) and breaks when your disulfide bonds weaken or break. How does that happen ? Again go to blog link for more info re types of damage.

So how does Olaplex come into help ?

Olaplex 1 is either mixed into your colour to work while colour processing. Or can be applied on your hair seperataly if not having a colour. It starts to cause your disulfide bonds to strengthen. Olaplex no 2 is then applied to help lock in that repair process and condition the strands.
You then shampoo and condition afterwards.
Olaplex no 3 ? That is what you take home to help maintain the repair work No 1 + 2 did in the salon. Again it is PRE SHAMPOO + CONDITION


Some things to remember. Olaplex physically repairs hair. When you comment with a “no thanks i have at home” re an offer for Olaplex in salon. NO you don’t. Olaplex 3 is not what we use in salon. For starters ours is a clear brown liquid. No 3 is a white cream.
It is pre shampoo and NO there is nothing that fixes split ends.

La Biosthetique PCC
Now this little wonder ampule is amazing. It starts of doing a similar thing that Olaplex does re disulfide bond repair and is mixed and applied similar way. But it comes in glass ampules. Again it can be in colour or stand alone service.
BUT it causes another process that wraps a protective layer around the repair work so no take home required and up to 5x stronger.


So why both ?
They are different price points.
But where you could have Olaplex every week PCC is not recommended within a month of the last. Its too strong and would be a waste so soon.
On top of all this. Timing and personal choice. The more damage the stronger remedy. Plus some clients have a preference to the feel of the results at varying times of the year or hairs condition.

The pictures.
Most are the before and after using PCC during service. The pink hair has been a journey and this client will never have colour without.
We used PCC in these cases as the extreme. Check them out by following the link below

But remember regardless of hair condition. Utilising these services and products will cause the following

Less colour fade
Greater natural shine
Less breakage
Reduced split ends forming
Overall hair health and vitality

Blondes

Jason Outten - Sunday, January 12, 2020
Blondes



With all the hoo ha and all the “techniques” flooding salons it’s understanding why clients sometimes think they need to book
a “technique” rather than explain what they actually want to achieve

The reality is a lot of techniques not used by some stylists are simply not used because they are harder to master and
technical application has to be Perfect. They just cannot do them

So many techniques these days are causing clients to go through longer processes. Costing more.
When a more experienced stylist could achieve desired result via a shorter path

One thing to note. Experience does not necessarily refer to years hairdressing but more exposure to techniques and ability.
Years can give that but only if mind wide open and absorbing along the way





We have seen younger stylists create amazing work while older still grasping at techniques and vice verse

THIS result is created literally via foils with a base colour at roots using Olaplex. In one application.
Foils go on, root colour goes on and timer set. That’s it

Never taken colour through ends
Never had or needed a toner
Never have to go back over and reapply
6 weekly visits
3-3.5 hours including haircut + finish
Zero lines
Not a single bleed

Its simple. Its clean and the client is getting what THEY want. Not what a stylist wanted to try at their last workshop

Sorry but going to say it...too many educators creating techniques to stay relevant when
most results can be achieved quicker with shorter processes that already in play...

YOUR visit is about YOU and our job is to aim at achieving YOUR desired results (as long as you’re realistic )
in the most efficient way and time frame.

Look we’re not claiming to be “blonde experts” or “specialist” ..... we’re just good at it

Hair by Caroline

Heres our top 9

Jason Outten - Thursday, January 02, 2020
Here's our top 9 that we made a top 12 (why not) for 2019 ....



Every colour, every style, every length. Real people, real clients ..... real appointments. We specialise in Hair.

One style does not fit every person in the real world so we’re here to create YOURS.

We don't specialise in just one style, we're not that limiting. We don't do "just long" or "just blonde"
When as a hairdresser did we just do one type of hair. We do hair, simple

Real people in real time frames at real appointments. How hard would it be asking for your hair to be like the last post you put up
and it was a 10 hour job with an insta model that was happy to sit there all day because she's not paying and she has
50,000 followers the salon thinks she will "influence" to use their salon.
Would you be happy paying for 10 hours ?

We specialise in HAIR..Thats what we do

Colour correction

Jason Outten - Sunday, December 01, 2019
Colour correction

Stage 1. The trip to blonde


Whats going on ? Lets explain

In this before + after we have taken both pictures in the same natural light at front reception.

First the before picture
There is a lot of history in this hair. From blonde to brown to a few blonde attempts and some colour stripping. Hence the lighter from roots (as the most natural hair so will lighten easier) But darker colour will hold on longer through the mids & ends. As you can see here.

It will grab unevenly and patchy. All depending on what was put on both before and after. You can see all the different tones from just above ear height and below.
So the desired outcome request was not going to be possible and accepting a different tone of blonde was initial option. There was also going to be the situation where those darker unwanted tones are still not going to go away in one visit.

The plan
To start the process and work towards an end goal. Which is a lot lighter, cleaner and no requirement for toners.
This is why we only take appointments like this after a consultation in person. Realistic expectations explained and quoted as done here so clients fully aware before making a decision.

This after
We’re on our way but still a way to go. Another visit like this one and we can reassess at continuing later on with less work as appointments stop becoming colour corrections.
Eventually the darker tones will be gone, the orange undertones will disappear and we can focus on a cleaner lighter blonde. Foils without toning

But.... its a journey that most won’t stick too and look for quicker alternatives Unfortunately that commonly leads to compromised hair and results
Hair is a fibre it takes time to keep changing

Balayage Blonde

Jason Outten - Sunday, November 24, 2019
Balayage . B . A . L . A . Y . A . G . E .... that word creating visions of long wavy shimmering blonde flowing from deep dark faded roots.

Sounds great


Picture was a progressive target over time. It all depends on the starting canvas as to what can be achieved at 1st appointment


BUT ..... back to the real world

What’s possible in one appointment for YOU ?

Depends

Virgin hair ? Thats the easy one hand painted, meshed or foiled sections blended up the section.
Maybe a toner maybe not. Depending on the look and on how dark your hair is

Virgin hair but dark ? There maybe a few stages PLUS the above description.

You have coloured hair and want that creamy blonde on ends. Hang on, slow down. Now you have to remove that dark colour first.
Now were talking the 1st description above, then the second and probably more.

Depending on where you’re at in descriptions above will depend if you only need a few hours, half a day, whole day....
or it’s something you will need to work towards during the year.

What about the bits you don’t want to hear. Your hair may not able to get to or handle the process

Now imagine you achieve that beautiful dark root faded creamy blonde balayage through the ends. Yes you did it.
Down the track maintenance time.
The normal request “just lift the blonde up a bit thanks” ..... “just” hmm that depends.
Are you happy to have a slightly deeper tone between your roots and ends tone ? Or do you literally want that clean blonde blended higher?
Because if you do we have to lift out that darker root fade thats grown down.

So not just a standard time frame. Sorry

Unfortunately a lot of places will just confuse the public with posts like “Balayage $169” ?
$169 for what. You sure won’t get that if you have dark brown colour through your hair. But hey you’ll find that out after you’ve booked.

Our approach Consultation. We can then give YOU the correct advice, price and expectations.

We have been around for 19 years we’d like to be here when you’re due for your next appointment. We can only do that if we do our job properly

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