Read the latest trends in women’s hairstyles and hair care from our team of Sydney hair stylists.

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The Difference Between Balayage & Ombre Hair Colour

There are so many hairstyle buzz words around these days: ombre, sombre, balayage and bronde …it can be hard to keep up!

Don’t fret, we’ve created a simple outline so you know exactly what to ask for on your next visit. This way you can gain understanding of the techniques we use to achieve perfect Instagram ready colour. As colourists reinvent and improve techniques, the resulting colours are “re-branded” to differentiate it from other techniques and keep hair colour exciting for clients.

Traditionally, foils are used to achieve different hair colouring techniques. Balayage and ombre are modern, massively popular trends in hair colouring.

Where foils produce a uniform, defined colouring, balayage and ombre produce a more random or blended transition of colour for your hair. It can be done with blondes, browns, auburns, or bright colours like red, purple or even grey. The technique has developed to such a level of expertise that now the best hair colourists have down pat the perfect blend or fade for your hairstyle. Read more

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Asian Hair Tips

Asian HairdresserAsian 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, however you just need a great hairdresser.  About 35% 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, and what works best when styling, Asian hair from Lily Jackson’s Sydney Hairdressers.

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Hairstyles for different face shapes

Debunking the hairstyle myths around what we should and shouldn’t do.

On a daily basis we are bombarded with messages of should and should not’s:

  • ‘what clothes you shouldn’t wear’
  • ‘what style is appropriate for your age and body shape’ AND
  • ‘your face shape doesn’t really suit that hairstyle’.

We’re going to debunk those blogs and articles about who suits what, and show you what you really need is a great hairdresser who can translate hairstyles and hair cuts into shapes that suit you.

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How to blowdry the perfect fringe

A fringe is a great way to create interest in a haircut. Can a fringe look bad? Our stylists answer without a second thought – YES! Fringes can look boring, lank and unflattering but a quick, easy but great blowdry will solve that. Read more

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Modern Make Up Sirens

The women who we admire from bygone eras all have strong personal image and great personal style. When we think of these diva’s of the past, some names that spring to mind are Marilyn Munroe, Elizabeth Taylor and Sophia Loren. Who would fall into the category of Modern Sirens? There are many successful, glamourous and beautiful women doing their thang in this world, but lets take a look at 3 Modern Sirens who have a very strong public-image and a definite style that they showcase not only in what they do, but also in their signature hair and make up style….

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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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STYLE ICON: JOANNA LUMLEY WITH THE PURDEY!

This hairstyle receives mixed reactions; some people love it and others think it makes your head look like a mushroom or pudding bowl! I am of the former group, seeing this hairstyle as chic, stylish and sleek. It was a great statement hairstyle when it was first created in the 70’s, and modern takes on the style keep it current and wearable. Lets take a look at the Purdey’s origins… Read more

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Feature Product: KMS Silk Sheen Polishing Serum

So you’ve washed your hair, given it a quick blowdry at home, but the style doesn’t look as finished and polished as when you leave the salon. You want more shine, more smoothness and for the ends to look healthy and hydrated. So, what should you do?Well clearly you need to get your mitts on to KMS Silk Sheen Polishing Serum!

 

 

 

 

 

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How to wear your hair & make up Chola-style

chola7Mexican culture is diverse, rich and beautiful, with many colourful and creative hair and make up styles created for a variety of cultural celebrations and sub-cultures.

In this blog we take a look at the key hair and makeup features of Chola women. The look is feminine yet assertive and is a thing to be celebrated. So lets take a look at the emblematic hair, makeup and dress of this fashion statment/identity…

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