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Winter Hair

Autumn Winter is a great time for fashion. Even though we seem to have had an endless summer there are signs of the weather turning. The colours on the trees are changing and those beautiful autumn colours are out and about.

It is also a great time of year for a style change. In this post I will share a few looks to give you some ideas on a change of hair colour or style. Also we will give you some information on how to keep your hair feeling fantastic during the cold winter months
It can be dramatic or as subtle as you like. I have also featured quite a few styles with fringes/bangs, this is a great way to change your whole appearance if a change of colour is not what you desire.

If you are interested in a change chat to your Hair by Phd stylist next time you visit on of our salons.

Winter Blondes

We generally relate blonde hair with spring summer; however there really are no rules. Below is a stunning blonde that will look great this time of the year and compliment Autumn winter fashion.

This is beautiful subtle highlighted look created by Ainsley at our Carlingford salon. A neutral blonde that can worn all year round. We can also make this a multi tone and add some darker colours in the mix.

This winter makeover was created by Bec at our Carlingford salon. Katie went blonde over the summer and wanted a change for the cooler season. As you can see the makeover has created a beautiful autumn winter brown which has added shine to Katie’s hair. It has also given Katie’s skin a beautiful glow.

Before the winter make over (below):

Cool Violet

This look was created by Selma at our Carlingford salon. Adding the cool violet tones gives this look a real point of difference. Fringes/bangs are great way to change you whole style add that edge to your look.

Hair Extensions

Lemai at our Camden salon created this gorgeous look on our client Jemma, by adding Seamless1 hair extensions to create colour, length add fullness. Hair extensions are a great way to achieve your hair goals quickly. Lemai also added a beautiful winter brown to Jemma’s hair to make the most of her summer Balayage. To check our hair extension packages click here

Winter Weather Olaplex Offer

The winter weather and elements can really take their toll on your hair. If you are thinking about having colour this winter we would highly recommend you also have an Olaplex treatment to really care for your hair and protect the investment you make in your hair. You can read more about Olaplex here. We have put together an Olaplex offer together for you. Here is what you get.

Olaplex Winter Offer

  • Olaplex No1 and No2 in salon treatment with any colour service. Valued at $75
  • Olaplex No 3 Take home treatment. Valued at $49.95
  • Olaplex No 4 Take home Shampoo. Valued at $49.95
  • Olaplex No 5 Take home Conditioner. Valued at $49.95

Total Value $224.85

Winter Offer $179.00

You save $45.85

If you have any questions about the above ask your stylist next time you are in the salon. Keep in touch with what’s happening in our salons on Insat, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

 

 

 

June 23, 2019 0 comment
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Mother’s Day at Hair by Phd 2019

Mothers come in all shapes and sizes, not a one size fits all. Mothers are unique, one of kind individuals that all share one thing, love. When we think of Mothers Day, we at Hair by Phd want to celebrate all that it is to be a mother. The bond between mother and child is unique. Yes they all aren’t perfect, but there is always a certain level of emotive connection when we talk about mother – whether its good, bad or indifferent.

In Australia, there are over 6 millions mums and countless more mother figures that we celebrate on this special day. Mums are amazing aren’t they? Who else would do your washing, cook you that favourite meal, be the shoulder that you can cry on, pick you up when you are down and still fuss over you long after you have left home, living on your own, or even having become a parent yourself. I can’t but think how much Mothers give up for that title – they give up their  figure, their waistline, their sleep, their space, their peace and quiet. Bottom line is they’d even give their lives.

In our Phd team, we have babies being born everywhere. I’m sure that I will need to get the water going to our salons tested! Sarah from our Parramatta salon recently became a mum, welcoming her beautiful baby boy in February (pictured below right), while Hope from Parramatta is due in May and our Director from the Carlingford salon, Rebecca, is due in September.

To celebrate all the Mums in our lives, here’s the Hair By Phd Mothers Day Offer.

 

Hair By Phd Special Mothers Day Offer

Schwarzkopf Professional has just launched a new range of specialised hair treatments called Fibre Clinix that transforms your hair from dull to amazing!

What you get in this offer is

A personalised treatment prescribed for your hair with a soothing head massage Valued at $25.00

Schwarzkopf BC prescribed Shampoo and Conditioner to take home Valued at $57.90

Total Value $82.90 – Mother’s Day Offer Price $59.95. You save $22.95

 This is a great gift for all those Mums in our lives or just spoil yourself!

These are available as a gift voucher to give to Mum on Mother’s Day.

Offer ends Saturday 11 May 2019.

We also have many other great gift Ideas –

Any of these can be purchased at our online store.

In the week leading up to Mother’s Day the bubbly will be flowing at all our salons with a small gift for all our Mums.

Be in the draw to win a bottle of Moet French Champagne! Post a picture of you and your Mum on Instagram or Facebook

Use the hash tag #hairbyphdmums and tag @hair_by_phd and the best hairstyle photo as judged by our team will win the bottle of Moet!

Finally, from all of us here at Hair by Phd have a Happy Mother’s Day celebrating all the Mums in your life.

 

 

 

April 24, 2019 0 comment
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5 Tips for Beautiful Hair this Summer

A very hot summer like the one we are having can be disastrous on your hair. The sun’s rays are not only dangerous for your skin but can tear your hair to shreds. Combine this with other all the other elements we expose our hair to in summer time like chlorine, salt water and sunscreen amongst others, and your hair can really get fried. Below are my five tips on how to care for your hair this summer.

 

1. Prevention is better than the cure.

How many times have we heard this, but it is true. Cover your hair where possible. Hat’s, scarf’s, bandanna’s, whatever your look is – use it. Like sunscreen for your skin, this is by far the best option. For the men like myself who has a receding hairline or thinning hair up top, pack on the sunscreen. Nothing worse than a sunburnt head.

 

2. Sunscreens for your hair.

The key is using the right products to help protect your hair. Kerastase has a great range of sun care products called Soleil. There is a shampoo to cleanse your hair after being in a pool or the surf, a masque that re-hydrates your hair after being exposed to the elements, a CC Crème to moisturise and act as a sunscreen and a product called Aqua-Seal. This product is amazing to help really protect your hair leaving a UV coating on your for maximum protection. Aqua-Seal has to be shampooed out of the hair after use. Keep reading to see our special offer on the Soleil range below.

 

3. Brushing your hair.

Using a good quality brush, it is recommended that you brush your hair on a regular basis. Your scalp produces natural oils and brushing your hair distributes the oils through to the mid-lengths and ends. This also hydrates your hair and can act as a protective barrier from the elements.
 

4. Styling products.

Using styling tools can take its toll on your hair. Combine that with all that’s going on in summer, and you can potentially do serious damage to the condition of your hair. One of our favourite products at the moment to use before and after styling is Serum Therapiste by Kerastase. It is a dual action serum, which can be used on both wet and dry hair. It is designed to repair and seal any split ends and has up to 230°c heat protection against all your styling tools. It will instantly leave the hair with an amazingly smooth and shiny finish.
 

5. Visit your stylist.

Having your hair trimmed regularly is a must to keep your hair in shape and to stop it from splitting. We also have amazing in-salon treatments like Olaplex and Kerastase Rituals, which can really strengthen the condition and restore the integrity of your hair. We can also touch up your colour or tone any discolouration you might have had over the holidays. Your Hair by Phd stylist is the best person to talk to about any concerns you might have with your hair.
 
If you would like to shop any of the Kerastase Soleil products click here to go to our online shop.
Buy any two products and we will give you 20% off. Just use the code summer2019 to get your 20% off.

 

January 31, 2019 0 comment
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How do I maintain my Hair Colour after leaving the salon?

Having your hair coloured in the salon is in most cases a great experience. Walking out with a great new look, feeling like you are ready to take on the world. As hairdressers, we love making our clients feel like this. After investing the time and money into your beautiful hair, you want to make sure you look after your investment over the next few weeks. In this post, I will go over some suggestions on how to do this successfully.

 

Whether you have had just had your hair highlighted or have had an amazing new colour put through, you want this to last. The best way to maintain your colour is through a structured regime with quality products.

The first thing to consider is the condition of your hair. Simply put, the better the condition of your hair the longer your hair colour will last. The best way to make sure your hair is in the optimum condition is through in-salon treatments. You would have read my posts on the Olaplex treatment in the past and this product has really revolutionised the in-salon treatment. The ability for this treatment to repair pretty much any damaged hair is amazing. Olaplex can be used as a treatment prior, during and after your colour service. I would also recommend a visit to your stylist in between colour services for a stand-alone Olaplex treatment, especially if you have your hair highlighted. With all our Olaplex services you will receive a take-home Olaplex No 3 treatment valued at $49.95.

 

We also have a great range of Kerastase and Schwarzkopf treatments, which are personalised for your hair type. This is a great way to leave your hair looking and feeling amazing and to have that post-salon feeling all the time.

 

When it comes to using home hair-care products, your stylist is the best person to speak to. Choosing the correct product for your hair type is essential to get the best results. Below is a list of products that can help you maintain the best tone in your colour.

Schwarzkopf Igora Expert Mousse

This is an easy-to-use colour mousse, which not only tones your hair but also leaves it feeling moisturised. It has built-in conditioning agents that allow you to use it once a week as a colour refresher, toner and treatment. Schwarzkopf Igora Expert Mousse comes in a range of shades for toning and colour refreshing so that your home hair-care is suited specifically to your colour and style.

 

 

Schwarzkopf BC Silver Shampoo

This is a sulphate-free silver shampoo that is very gentle on the hair and with regular use keeps your highlighted hair looking true to tone. With all the elements our hair is exposed to, like the sun, chlorinated water and other hair products, your hair can change tone very easily. Using Schwarzkopf BC Silver Shampoo keeps highlighted hair looking fantastic and keeps those pesky yellow or brassy tones from coming back into your beautiful blonde. It is also great for naturally white or light hair that can have a tendency to throw that unwanted yellow tone.

 

 

Schwarzkopf Blonde Me Range

The Schwarzkopf Blonde Me Range is formulated purely for blondes. It includes a comprehensive range of products that care for your blonde hair at home, including a shampoo, conditioner, leave-in moisturiser spray and treatment, all with cool or warm tonal additives in them. Bonus, the entire range is sulphate free, which is good for your health and good for your hair. If you have highlighted hair or are naturally blonde, this is range is a must for you.

 

 

Kerastase Reflection Chromatique Range

The Kerastase Chromatique Range is specifically for coloured hair. The formulation protects the hair from the sun with its UV protectant and other external elements like copper, calcium and chlorine that are found in our water. It leaves coloured hair with amazing shine and really protects the hair from colour fade. The Kerastase Reflection Chomatique Range includes products to suit both thick and thin hair also with colour additives to keep your colour looking fresh and bright, with that salon-fresh tone we know you love.

 

With any of the products or product ranges mentioned above, please make sure you consult your expertly trained stylist at Hair by Phd when choosing which to purchase. It is very important that we prescribe the right product for you and your hair specifically, so you can continue to have amazing hair after leaving the salon.

 

Watch out for our Hair by Phd online shop coming soon!

April 3, 2018 0 comment
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Kerastase Has Stood the Test of Time

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It was way back in 1990 when I bought my first salon in Hurstville, that I was introduced to a product called Kerastase. Kerastase products have been around since 1964 and really are the pinnacle of all hair products. They stand for quality, luxury and beautiful hair.

February 27, 2017 0 comment
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My 5 tips on how to care for your Child’s hair!

 

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Holidays are over and we are now well into February. Scary how time goes by so quickly. Three weeks ago I was in the USA skiing in sub zero temperatures, hard to imagine being in that cold now with the heat wave we have been having. Summer can really take its toll on our hair – let alone our children’s hair. We tend to make sure we are looking after our hair by using good products to maintain our luscious locks, but are we doing the same for our children?

February 10, 2017 0 comment
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GET A HAIRCUT AND HELP SAVE THE PLANET

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You may be surprised to learn that the Australian hairdressing industry sends 1,500 tons of recyclable aluminium (that we use for foils, bleaching etc) back to landfill each year. That’s one and a half million kilos, about 715 cars, or 4 jumbo jets!

Unfortunately aluminium doesn’t degrade easily, it actually contaminates the soil for 500 years. Add to this the waste of plastics, colour tubes, cut hair and more, and you soon see that beauty at any price is no longer an option.

September 6, 2016 0 comment
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Dyson Hair Dryer vs Parlux 3200

It took many years of convincing by my wife to buy a Dyson Vacuum cleaner and was it worth it? Not really. Yes they look impressive they work just as well as any other cleaner but generally they are double the price. Value for money? I think not. Good marketing? Yes.

Will she convince me to spend $699 on the Dyson Hairdryer? Well now we are in my territory and I have this little comparison to put forward my case.

August 24, 2016 0 comment
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Have You Tried Olaplex Yet?

I was going to do a post on the hair at the Oscars but the hair, like last year, was so un-inspirational I thought I would give it a miss. The majority of the celebrities looked like they were just going out to dinner on a Saturday night with friends. For such a massive Hollywood function the hair generally was very disappointing.

Instead I would like to do a post on the hottest hair product on the market at the moment, this would have to be Olaplex. I did a couple of posts on this product last year (which you can read here and here), and just had to do another one to share with you what an awesome product this is.

March 15, 2016 0 comment
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