Silk Noil Towel – Dry Your Way to Softer, Shinier Hair

Our Silk Noil Hair Towel is made from 100% pure silk. It hydrates, conditions, softens and detangles your hair while it dries. Silk Noil is a 100% pure…

Why We Love Tsubaki oil

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

Thermally Boost Your Hair Treatments!

The strategic implementation of heat is the secret behind many successful in-salon conditioning treatments. A Thermal Heat Cap: will dramatically improve the absorption and maximise the benefits of…

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. We are only now becoming aware of the health impacts of some chemicals, such as phthalates.…

Ask a Colourist!

Colourist support and expertise, available 7 days a week! We don’t just bring you better hair colour with healthier ingredients, we include personalised expert colourist advice too! Colour…

How Hair Porosity Affects Hair Colour

What is Porosity? Porosity refers to hair’s ability to absorb moisture. The absorbency or porosity of your hair depends on the natural texture, colour history, styling, and degree of…

Damaged Hair + Colouring

Hair that is overly dry or damaged will not retain colour as effectively as healthy hair. Hair that is damaged, brittle, porous and fragile can not absorb and…

Is Your Colour Safe to Use During Pregnancy or Breast-feeding?

That’s exactly the kind of question a great mum would ask, so well done for being a fab mum already! Firstly, congratulations on your amazing new creation! Good…

Hair Colour Allergies – PPD Reactions

When someone has an ‘allergy to hair dye’, they are usually allergic to one of the chemicals in the colour product. The most common cause of these allergic…

Vegan Salon Colour!

Our entire colour range is cruelty free! Likewise, our salon grade permanent colour is made in Italy with ingredients which are completely free from any products with animal…

We Care About More Than Hair

Also, we care about our children’s future on this planet. Our product packaging have been developed to be minimal and with many reuseable or recyclable parts. All Colour…

10 Tips to Keep Your Red Hair Vibrant

Shades of red can be deep and rich, or soft and understated, but they can come out wash out quickly. While the picky pigments in reds require a…

10 Pro Tips For Your Best Blonde Hair Colour

We’ve put together our top ten tips to keep your blonde hair maintenance as simple as possible: 1. INGREDIENTS MATTER There’s been a lot of R & D in…

How to Colour Hair Which Already Has Colour In It

Colouring hair which has been coloured previously adds a few more factors which can affect your colour result. Maintaining Color First rule of at-home color maintenance? Regrowth only!…

Top 10 Tips To Keep Your Brunette Colour at its Best

Brunette colours are popular, beautiful, versatile and easy to live with and love. While they are easier to maintain than red or blonde colours, every brunette can benefit…

6 Ways to Get the Most out of Your Hair Colour Plan

You’re in total control of your hair colour plan. From finding your perfect shade to auto-shipping on your schedule, we’ve got a no-miss list of ways to make your home hair…

Let’s talk about hair colour, time and money

Aussies are spending $3.5 billion a year on professional hair colouring! Roy Morgan reports that the biggest growth in home colouring is amongst affluent women 35+ earning over…

The Definitive Hair Colouring Dictionary

Did you know that increasing your vocabulary can increase your IQ? We’re going to raise your colourist IQ through the roof by getting you across some key colouring…

Cruelty Free Colour!

The Shade is opposed to animal testing and supports a global ban on animal testing in cosmetics. All of The Shade’s colour products and our shampoo and conditioner…