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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



#PerthHairdresser #PerthSalon #NorthPerth

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

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

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

Want lighter

Jason Outten - Sunday, November 03, 2019
Want lighter ?
Already have darker colour on ?





You can’t just put a lighter colour on. You have to remove the original darker colour first
Even if you only want one shade lighter

A lot of enquires for this type of colour change believe we can just put a lighter brown over and hey presto .... sorry there’s a little more work than that.

Here we have.
Before After colour removal Final colour + finish


This service requires a pre consultation prior to booking as without we cannot determine what is required, how long and we’re sure you’ll want to know what to expect and cost..... everyone's hair is different. Too many times we receive the call to “fix my colour” but person does not or has not got the time to come in for a consult prior.
That's half the reason they’re usually in their current situation. No time and last minute ... Unfortunately if you do not have the time to allow us to do correctly we’re just not
the salon for you.

Here we know the hair and it is just one of our clients journeys for their hair.

So what happened ? We we had been colouring regular for a while and dark, as in left picture. Desired result was just not as dark so a shade or two lighter.
We applied one lightener process with Olaplex (we only strip colour with Olaplex in) this took result to what you see in middle picture. From there it was light enough
to colour over the top with desired result showing on right.

A large amount of the general public think you can just put the lighter colour on and you will achieve the lighter result. As a general rule, no. Colour does not lift colour ;)
You have to remove the initial colour ( or some of depending on desired result) first. This process, about 3.4-4 hours. It takes time, especially if you want all your hair left afterwards :)

anti toner

Jason Outten - Sunday, October 27, 2019
Lets just start with we’re not anti toners...




We’re just realistic about them, and unlike some colourists we use toners as they were intended.
Which is NOT just because you’re blond.

It requires a bit more thinking before you start. It requires great technique, especially when you cannot rely on a toner to cover everything
But this approach can mean a lot for our clients. Like the ones in this picture.

Every single picture is of a different clients hair. Every single blonde shown has not and does not have or use a toner to achieve or maintain
Colour looks and lasts longer between visits. Hair integrity is maintained. As like it or not a toner IS a colour.

We could of put together a montage of our clients where a toner has been used.
But we want to show you what IS possible and toners are not the norm. Unless your colourist does not know how to do without



#Blonde #HighLights #HairdresserPerth

... we’re not saying we’re “blonde experts”... we’re just good at it.

What are YOU paying for

Jason Outten - Sunday, October 13, 2019
What are YOU paying for ?




You can teach a plumber to weld a pipe
You can teach an electrician to splice a wire



But you cannot teach a hairdresser to be an artist.....
and to sculpt your hair into the desired, shape, colour and look it needs to be.




Every single persons hair is different. You can teach technique.
You can share knowledge. But it all has to come together for each and every client at that one appointment spot each month.




A hairdresser needs to feel their work, visualise the outcome and utilise their knowledge to allow your creation to happen.
Hairdressers are artists and our medium is hair.

You’re not paying for the hour.
You’re paying for the experience and what is created within that hour.

The Keratin Myth

Jason Outten - Sunday, September 29, 2019
The $199 Keratin MYTH



A question we sometimes ask.
Are you looking for the BEST price ? Or are you looking for the BEST results ?

What are you actually paying for ? What do YOU want to pay for ?

Correct procedure is 3 hours average. Professionally trained experienced stylist. Booked only with YOU. This ensures focus and best results. Attention to detail. That's our standard.

Lets explain....

So the $199 Myth
Less gst $18.09
Less product $100 (best quality)
Less labor = $110 (specialist. Very experienced)
Bal = ($19.09)

Getting the picture ? We haven’t even taken into account the cost to keep the doors open yet 🤦🏻

You’ll feel a difference, but nothing like our results. Its not APPLES with APPLES.... All keratin's are NOT the same.

So what if we use cheap poor quality products. Trainee labor and try and rush the service through in two hours ? Taking into account business running costs. The salon would be losing money.  .... and YOU would not be getting the best, longest lasting results possible.

We aim for quality long lasting results and repeat happy clients. We are the No1 Straightening + Smoothing salon in Perth. We literally do them every single day. We are the EXPERTS

In reality a $199 Keratin is a price, not a service, or a result. If you’re chasing that $199 Keratin thats fine. We’re not everyone's cup of tea and we’re ok with that.

If YOU want results. If YOU want service + the BEST possible outcome. Then that's us

The bitterness of poor results lasts a lot longer than the sweetness of a cheap price.

Apples

Jason Outten - Sunday, September 22, 2019
Apples with Apples



How would you respond if we were to say a BMW is the same as a Hyundai ? There both cars ? Whats the difference ?

Everyone knows there is a lot of difference because the majority of people are educated with that knowledge.

But if we were to say a 1/2 head of foils is the same as a 1/2 head foils the majority of people are not educated with
that knowledge and would assume “yes”.... but its actually NO...

Recently at an interview for a new senior stylist an applicant made comment re not liking their current situation as only
has 30 minutes to put a 1/2 head of foils in. That's because that is that salons idea of a 1/2 head foils. NOT every salons idea.

Most people when ringing around salons for a service are not comparing apples with apples. They are just comparing prices.
Which is generally apples with oranges.

Technique, product, experience and service are NOT the same in every salon.

As a salon you either set a price and build your services around that OR set a service and standard and build your price around that.

Our clients come to us for results.

The picture below is just a simple comparison of a single foil placement. The results will be completely different. But both “foils”.

Just the one on the left will give a lot better result. 🤗

Pic credit @josievilay (Instagram)

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