"My biggest hair challenge is definitely how it holds onto colours and how it gets greasy so quickly after washing it, but the products I got from ya’ll helps with that hugely!" - Caitlin Greasy hair is one of the most common problems that we are asked about in the salon. There can be … Continue reading Hair Problem #2: How Do You Combat Greasy Hair?
We are more than ever looking for something more natural when it comes to haircare and cosmetics. With almost everything we do having a chemical attached to it, including our 'fresh' fruit & vegetables & even our drinking water, people are hunting for a more natural, chemical free way. However, a lot of people are … Continue reading Natural Hair Products: Myths, Legends & Catch Words
Dangers of the Music Industry (and how to avoid them) Hunter S. Thompson said, "The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench; a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs. There is also a negative side" Maybe the adrenochrome fan (artistic license used) had … Continue reading Dangers of the Music Industry – And How to Avoid Them
Earlier this week we asked our clients to send through their hair problem and we will do our best to help them....the best question winning a prize......here's our pick of the week! Question: Most of my hair is in good wavy condition but the ends are very dry and tend to get matted. I'm not … Continue reading Hair Trouble #1: The ends are very dry and tend to get matted. I’m not ready to cut them off as I like my long hair!
We have always been a cruelty free salon and always will be. We make sure we get a letter from each brand we use to ensure that their company AND their parent company (that's the one that owns them, because quite often a brand will be owned by a bigger brand such as P&G, … Continue reading How to Go Cruelty Free with Your Hair!
THE LIFESPAN OF YOUR HAIR EXTENSIONS WILL DEPEND ON HOW WELL YOU LOOK AFTER THEM. WE FIND THAT OUR EXTENSIONS LAST AROUND 4 MONTHS IF LOOKED AFTER PROPERLY. WE FIND IF YOU TREAT YOUR EXTENSIONS THE SAME AS IF YOU HAD LIGHT BLONDE HAIR, IT TENDS TO WORK PRETTY WELL. YOU HAVE TO BE … Continue reading Goldirocks Guide to Happy Extensions
We quite often get asked what the hardest colours are that we have to do. There are two ways of looking at this. What is the hardest colour for our stylists to achieve OR what are the hardest colours for our clients to maintain. They are quite often the same ones. Like any profession, there … Continue reading What Are The Hardest Hair Colours We Do?
Have you been box dying your own hair black since you were 14? Or perhaps you were having a bad hair day and decided Tesco's finest would sort that out. Never fear! Here is what we can do. I have seen many MANY clients come in the doors with box colours in their … Continue reading Is There Any Going Back After Box Dye?
With the sudden 'blonding' of Kim Kardashian last week, I thought it would be helpful to write a blog about being realistic when changing your hair colour. At Goldirocks, we know that the healthier your hair is, the better it is going to hold on to the colour you want...whether you want to be blue, … Continue reading Expectations vs. Reality – Haircolouring.
Have you had your hair coloured a bright colour before and then its faded to a lovely shade of green? Here's why! Firstly, a 'Direct Dye' will have been used. This is a hair colour that doesn't require any developer and goes on to the hair the same colour as it comes out of the … Continue reading Why Is My Hair Green?