Grey Hair Can Be Pure Gold

grey1Grey hair can look stunning. Just because you have grey hair doesn’t automatically mean that you are unfashionable or your hair will look ugly. But you do need a killer cut.

At Lily Jackson Hair & Make Up we’ll create colour and style that will look great for you, taking into consideration your hair type, lifestyle and sense of personal style. Thats why we understand that for those experiencing greying – there needs to be an individually tailored approach. Read on to find out the many options on how to wear grey hair fabulously…

 

 

 

 

 

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Fringe Benefits

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Full Wavy Fringe with Voluminous Beachy Blowdry

 

If you’ve been thinking about having a fringe incorporated into your hairstyle, there really is no better time to take the plunge than winter. There are so many different ways to wear a fringe. Let’s explore the possibilities, see why the fringe is such a great element of a haircut, and some important things to think about before having the chop….

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GOLDWELL NECTAYA HAIR COLOUR

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Our clients are loving the reduced chemical colour option: Nectaya Professional Colour by Goldwell! We have had Nectaya in the salon for a little while now, so giving it a raving review is definitely overdue, but must be done!

If you are interested in reducing the chemical load of having your hair coloured regularly then this range of colour is definitely worth considering.  The results are amazing, and there are many reasons why! Read on to find out more…

 

 

 

 

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Get Set & Go!

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Hair sets are super popular on fashion runways, editorial spreads and music videos and are becoming increasingly seen on the streets of Sydney. Think of the Rockabilly crowd sporting their victory rolls, side rolls and pincurls. Or women with hair set by rollers and simplified less-than-perfect interpretations of fingerwaves. Why is this such a popular trend, and what does the team at Lily Jackson love about it?

 

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Asian Hair Tips

asian4Asian Hair is unique and with the right hairdresser it can hold amazing shape! The biggest misconception about Asian hair is that you need an Asian hairdresser.  Asian hair needs a great hairdresser.  About 20% of our clients have Asian hair.

 Asian hair is just like any hair type that we look after – it requires understanding of the client, how they live their life and what they want from a hairstyle.  The rest is talent and experience.

Read on to find out some great advice on which haircuts suit Asian hair and what works best when styling Asian hair from the Lily Jackson Hair & Make Up experts…

 

 

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Style Icon: Kelis

kelis1Lets explore some of the amazing hair, make up and body painting creations that the R&B turned Dance artist Kelis has brought to life in her music videos, on the red carpet, in her everyday life and for her album covers as well as editorial shoots. We love Kelis as she is not afraid to try something different and she allows the hair, make up and body painting artists imaginations to run wild!

 

 

 

 

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How to wear your hair & make up Chola-style for a mexican fancy dress party!

chola7When a friend invited me to her Mexican themed house warming party my mind started to tick at a million miles an hour thinking of all of the grand possibilities! As a make up artist I can see that Mexican culture has many colourful and creative hair and make up options that can be pulled together to create a fantastic and fun look for a special occasion.

To be the iconic Frida Khalo or sexy sultry Selma Hayek, to dress as a female mexican gangsta (referred to as a Chola), or to paint face like you are attending a Day of the Dead celebration, hmmm….

I figure that the Frida Khalo option will be done by others so push that idea aside and opt instead to transform myself into a Chola. So lets take a look at what this look is about and the emblematic hair, makeup and dress of Chola girls…

 

 

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Amazing Blowdries @ Lily Jackson

MelissaDo you have a special occassion coming up, or just always like to look your best? Come in and have a professional blowdry with us. Lily Jackson Hair will have you stepping out of the salon feeling and looking fabulous! The great thing is our blowdries are now at such affordable prices you will be able to have salon glamorous hair whenever you need it…

 

 

 

 

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Pin-Up Girl Make Up

We recently did the hair and make up for a client who was heading out to be the star model for a Pin-Up style photoshoot. This inspired me to write a HOW TO for you to recreate the look yourself, so read on to find out the key attributes of Pin-Up Girl Make Up…

 

 

 

 

 

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What is Make-Up Primer?

Primer is used to prepare the skin for make up application. After cleansing, toning and moisturizing the fourth step is to prime.

Primers contain ingredients that aid in making the skin a smooth, even and hydrated surface to which make up will adhere fluidly and evenly. Not only do they help you achieve a seamless make up application, at the same time they give your make up longevity.

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