Why Go To A Salon To Colour Your Hair?

If you are taking the plunge and having your hair coloured for the very first time or you are a seasoned convert and regularly have your locks highlighted or permanently coloured, you want to be confident that you are going to a salon where you will see a colour expert and a salon that is very particular about the hair products that they use when colouring your hair. It’s important that the product cares for your hair, is long lasting and the colour remains vibrant, without fading. It Could Be More Expensive In The Long Run To Colour At Home You may think that you can save yourself a lot of money by colouring your hair at home and that’s certainly true if you don’t make any mistakes and are happy to live with the limitations that colour from a box has and you are completely confident that you won’t do any permanent damage. In the latest article from Martinez Hair Salon in Heathfield in East Sussex, we look at the advantages of going to a salon and the reasons why it could be false economy to do it yourself at home and we also look at the sensational Affinage Salon Professional (A.S.P.) colour products that we use. Reasons To Go To the Salon Consultation with an experienced stylist A colour expert Endless possibilities Range of colours Multi-tonal colouring for multi-dimensional colour Experts in handling bleach and colouring products Salon insurance in the unlikely event something is spilled on your clothes By visiting a salon, you will have the opportunity to talk through the possibilities with an experienced stylist...

Short Hair Styles – Know Your Face Shape And Hair Texture

There are so many styles for short hair and at the moment short styles are in. We are well into autumn and although the temperatures may be on a downward spiral, hairstyles are quite definitely on the up. This year’s catwalks and red carpets are seeing many models, actors and celebrities showing off their short locks. In this article from Martinez, the hair salon located in the heart of East Sussex close to Uckfield and Heathfield, we look at what you should consider if you are thinking of going short. There are numerous styles to think about including the pixie, which can be soft or edgy, the bob, with its sleek, sophisticated or shaggy connotations, or do you go for a layered shag style or a side swept crop. And if that were not enough, do you want to have a fringe and if so, should this be heavy or wispy and should your new cut be straight or curly? A Short Style – What To Consider Cutting your hair short can be petrifying, but it can also be liberating. You need to consider the following when making the decision to have your locks cut or a redesign of your current style. Face shape Hair texture Maintenance Face Shape It’s important to know your face shape and whether you have a round, oval, square, long or heart-shaped face, as some styles will really flatter your face and others may not look so great. If you have a round or oval face, you will find that lots of styles will suit you, but beware of a pixie cut, and if...

Autumn Hair Care

The evenings are drawing in, temperatures are dropping and autumn is here. However, as we reflect on the fabulous summer we have had, it’s time to get our hair back into shape and also face up to the challenges that the upcoming misty and foggy mornings, cooler temperatures and damper times will bring. The sun’s UV rays, pool and sea water, sand, sun tan cream and chlorine will have taken their toll on our hair and it’s essential that we now get back on track. In this article, Martinez Hair Salon located in East Sussex gives you some great tips to get the shine, bounce and pizazz back into your hair and give your hair a fresh start for autumn and we also look at how you can stop further seasonal damage. Sand, Salt And Chlorine The sun makes most of us feel better and there are lots of positives including the vitamin D that we get from sunlight exposure. However, the sun’s rays can be extremely harmful to our hair as can the chlorine of the swimming pool and the sand and salt of the sea. Also, over the summer months, we often use more styling products than we normally would as we look to create our favourite summer styles and go out more often, which can easily lead to a build up of products in our hair. Hair Care Tips Use rich conditioning treatments Try a clarifying shampoo For a dry, itchy scalp, use a dandruff shampoo For styling, use a mousse, hair oil or wax Add a hair mask to get the moisture back into your hair Use an oil or...