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Why we love Tsubaki oil

Tsubaki Camellia Oil is a pure, lightweight oil which works wonders for your hair (and skin). It is our preferred oil treatment as it transforms dry, damaged, fragile…

Some like it Hot

Whether your hair is dry and damaged, or you want to prevent damage and strengthen the condition of your hair, using a thermal cap with your oil or…

Colouring over Highlights

Highlights or colour applications give you different colour and tonal levels thoughout your hair. Our colour is salon-grade and can be used as either a base colour level…

Let’s break down the Numbers: Colours, Reflect and Tone

A little bit of knowledge about the numbers and classifications of colours can go a very long way in helping you understand colours and the colour selection process.…

Home Colouring for Men

More than 70% of women colour their hair. We are all used to seeing different tones and colours in women’s hair. It’s a little bit different for men.…

Ten Tips to reduce Porosity in your Hair (and avoid darker colour results or colour fade)

We would all like to maintain peak colour – that hair highpoint when your fresh colour looks great. However some of us are more likely than others to…

Living With Hair While Being Female

In completely non-surprising news, a Moneysaver HQ investigation has found that hair maintenance for women typically costs between $160-$250 every 6-8 weeks, compared to the average outlay of…

Are Phthalates Harmful?

Many of us are actively trying to avoid exposure to unnecessary chemicals. Some chemicals are established allergens which can trigger unpleasant allergic reactions from either single use or…

Ongoing, Flawless Grey Coverage – Less Colour, More Often

If you love your greys, full power to you and enjoy. We admire and respect non-conformist silver foxes. I’m talking about you, utterly fabulous mum at school with…

Ask a Colourist!

Expertise, included! We don’t just bring you better hair colour with healthier ingredients, we include personalised expert colourist advice too! Colour selection and home colouring are just so…

Customised colour – Duo Colour Kits

Perfect, Personalised Colour Blends Looking for a colour which is a little bit this, and a little bit that and 100% you? Sitting on the bronde fence and…

5 Tips for Flawless Hair Colour at Home

Getting flawless colour isn’t as hard as you think. Here are a few tips to help your hair colour look perfect Timing really is everything when it comes…

How Hair Porosity Affects Hair Colour

Most non-colourists have never heard of porosity before when dealing with hair. It is always good to learn something new, so we’re letting you know a bit more…

Q. Where does Brassiness come from? A. Natural Contributing Pigment

Why, why do we battle brassiness? What is actually going on? To understand brassiness, we must understand Natural Contributing Pigment (NCP). Natural contributing pigment is the varying degree…

5 Tips to Help you Care for your Colour

You’ve got the colour, tools and techniques to achieve gorgeous colour results at home. Now you just need to keep it looking it’s best by preventing damage which…

I Coloured my Hair and It Went Orange. What’s Going On?

One home colouring mishap that we do hear of from time to time is orangey colour results when colouring with a blonde colour. As a colourist, I have…

Damaged Hair + Colouring

Straightening and drying and lightening and colouring and heat styling. It’s a lot. From my completely non-creepy hair observations in my daily walk, or at the shops or…

Please Don’t Fry Your Hair

I see over-processed hair everywhere I go. Hair whose condition is so terrible that it unfortunately it doesn’t matter how nice the colour is, there’s no getting past…

Everything Nice about Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin spice hair is beautiful, elegant and rich shade and a hot contender for our favourite Autumn colour. What is Pumpkin Spice hair? Pumpkin spice hair is an…

Pre-softening to Colour Resistant Greys

Why is grey hair sometimes resistant to colouring? Grey hair lacks the pigment that is present within naturally coloured hair. Lack of colour pigmentation is usually age related…