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4 02, 2016

Video: How to tone bleached hair

2017-10-25T03:41:04+00:00 February 4th, 2016|Videos|0 Comments I often read people on the internet asking about toning their hair, so I thought since I recently coloured my hair a disgusting colour and wanted to correct it, I'd use the opportunity to demonstrate toning bleached hair to help remove the unwanted orange or brass and gold tones. In [...]

29 01, 2016

Choosing the correct hairstyle & cut for your face shape

2017-10-25T01:30:25+00:00 January 29th, 2016|Articles, Features|0 Comments

When thinking about a new hair style or hair cut, it is important to consider what you want to achieve from your new look. Some people just want to look different and that's great, but if you know the theory behind the choices a good hair stylist makes and why they might suggest certain things [...]

26 01, 2016

All new for 2016: (MHD) review!

2017-10-25T01:30:56+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Articles, News, Reviews|0 Comments

Today marks the relaunch of one of the industries leading education based websites - alongside a complete rebrand which will see them now be called simply MHD. The relaunch is mostly a massive design overhaul, though there are some other changes scattered throughout which I'll address a little later. For those that are unaware, [...]

20 01, 2016

Video: Choosing a hair brush to suit cut, condition & length

2017-10-25T03:44:03+00:00 January 20th, 2016|Articles, Features, Videos|0 Comments I made this video as a request, just explaining the general rules for selecting the correct brush to suit various hair types. It mainly focuses on round brushes, but I talk a little about the classic 9 row or 'denmann' too. Apologies in advance, I think I talk too much, [...]

4 09, 2015

Electric Head Jog – Titanium Vibe Straightener Review

2017-10-25T01:32:02+00:00 September 4th, 2015|Reviews|0 Comments

Head Jog, who make a variety of essential hairdressing tools and accessories, have recently launched a new brand as an extension of their main brand, rather succinctly titled: Electric Head Jog. As you can probably guess, it's an electrical styling tool range and their first products available to the market cover the bases in heat [...]

27 07, 2015

Interview: Erika Fung, NAHA Avant Garde stylist of the year winner 2015

2017-10-25T01:32:36+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Articles, Interviews|0 Comments

Erika Fung is a hairstylist based in Toronto, Canada. She currently works in NC Salon, which specialises in a range of Japanese treatments and services. In her first year entering, she won the NAHA Avant Garde stylist of the year award, which is most definitely no small feat. I contacted Erika shortly after NAHA [...]

24 07, 2015

Interview: DJ Muldoon of theFactory

2017-10-25T01:33:08+00:00 July 24th, 2015|Articles, Interviews|0 Comments

DJ Muldoon joined Vidal Sassoon as a cosmetology student and began teaching at Sassoons shortly after graduating. In his first year as an educator there he won the teacher of the year award and established himself amongst the creative team under the guidance of the Legendary, with a capital L, Tim Hartley. During his [...]

20 07, 2015

Goldwell Colour Zoom UK 2015 winners!

2017-10-25T01:33:42+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Articles, News|0 Comments

Goldwell have announced their winners for the UK leg of their Colour Zoom Challenge 2015, this year at the Grand Freemasons Hall in London. As a lowly blogger, I had to make do with following the announcements via twitter, whilst pretending I wasn't envious of everyone who got to backslap it up at the Goldwell [...]

16 07, 2015

Video: Round brush review round up! 3 of the best round brushes across all budgets

2017-10-25T03:46:23+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Reviews, Videos|0 Comments

Here is a quick round up of our three boar bristle round brush reviews from the past weeks, three great brushes for three budgets. There is a little information in the video on each brush, but it's really just to show you each brush and give you a little idea of what the brushes are [...]

15 07, 2015

YS Park G-Series round brush review

2017-10-25T01:34:47+00:00 July 15th, 2015|Reviews|3 Comments

Recently we've been looking at round brushes here at LEMON/SODA and today is no different, for our final review (for now) of boar bristle round brushes, we're going to be getting in depth with the YS Park G-series curl shine styler. YS Park are well known for their quality, professional products and this brush is [...]