"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!
Musicians often grow up with the pre-programmed notion of getting in a van and touring the country to be 'discovered'. Although touring is a great learning curve for any musician, the stories put out to the public by stars that 'got discovered' are a little like the size of the fish caught - the truth … Continue reading Making Your Living From Music: 5 Key Points
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!
Creative people are often big-thinkers; like power from a source, this can be used to light a room but it can also burn! The reason any of us might be in a bad place mentally can vary as much as opinions on the topic of mental health. For some a chemical imbalance might be a … Continue reading 7 Steps For Beating Depression and Getting Back To Music
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
Without initial engagement from students towards their learning, wisdom told from teacher to class can fall on deaf ears. Ignorance is not always bliss and it can be very frustrating for a teacher to see the potential in kids going to waste because of a poor attitude or lack of initial interest. However, although … Continue reading Engaging Music Students in the Classroom
Some questions will be around forever in the guitar-playing world - "How do I play faster", "How long does it take to get good" and "How can I write better solos". In this article I will address the question of writing better solos. There are many examples of brilliant solos and improvisation on all instruments - … Continue reading How To Write Better Guitar Solos