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Fashion Grey

fashion greyIn this article on Grey Hair, we look at grey hair as an on-trend fashion colour; a part of the pastel hair colour craze thats showing no signs of abating. We can see grey hair on the runways, in fashion blogs, on celebrities and hip young gals everywhere. Why is this colour popular? What are the varieties? Is Pastel Grey flattering?






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Exciting News! Justin Calverley – Hairdresser – formerly of Brad Ngata Hair Direction – Now at Lily Jackson Hair & Makeup!



Justin Calverley formerly Master Stylist at Brad Ngata Hair Direction has taken up the role of Creative Director at Lily Jackson Hair & Makeup.


Justin Calverley spent over a year at Brad Ngata Hair Direction working with clients and helping them achieve wonderful hairstyles. Justin loves working with hair extensions and is an expert on Great Lengths Hair Extensions.


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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


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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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!


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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