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10 07, 2015

Watch NAHA live this sunday with Hairbrained!

2017-10-25T01:28:07+00:00 July 10th, 2015|Articles, News|0 Comments

Not going to NAHA (that's the North American Hair Awards to you) or don't live in the USA? Never fear, Hairbrained will be streaming NAHA live this year so you can watch from the comfort of your own home. The website is currently live so you can bookmark the link here. The website has all [...]

9 07, 2015

Head Jog High Shine round brush review

2017-10-25T01:28:37+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Reviews|0 Comments

So after last weeks look at the Ibiza EX brush, today we're going to look at the Head Jog High Shine line of boar bristle round brushes. These brushes come in 3 sizes, 114, 115 and 116 which measure up at 21mm, 27mm and 34mm respectively. It's worth noting that they're the official sizes which [...]

5 07, 2015

Video: Classic round graduation with aysmmetric disconnection

2017-10-25T03:58:35+00:00 July 5th, 2015|Videos|0 Comments

I thought I'd finish off this block with a nice classic round graduation look, I got a bit fiddly with the longer sides and this happened. The music in this video was used with kind permission from a local Brighton band called Japanese sweets (, the sideproject of Owen, who also has the band Speak [...]

5 07, 2015

Salon International 2015 Tickets released

2017-10-25T01:29:34+00:00 July 5th, 2015|Articles, News|0 Comments

This past Friday, Salon International released ticket sales for their 2015 show, kicking off on the weekend of 10th - 12th October at London's ExCel centre. So much hype, so many people stuffed into a convention running about like mentalists, so many mentalist salespeople selling all of the things everywhere. Besides the fact it looks [...]

29 06, 2015

Video: Modern bob variation with disconnection

2017-10-25T03:53:45+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Videos|0 Comments

This is basically an A-line shape, but I have spent a lot of time messing around with variations. Essentially it's a bob. You can change just how much of a classic bob it resembles by simply altering the degree of the graduation and the lengths of the disconnection in the side. It can be a [...]

24 06, 2015

Salon Permanent colour code conversion chart

2017-10-25T01:30:34+00:00 June 24th, 2015|Articles, Features|1 Comment

Here is a colour code conversion chart to convert colour codes between Goldwell, L'oreal, Wella, Schwarzkopf and Indola. A lot of the groundwork for this came from an old handout from my school days. I'd love to give credit but it was unbranded and uncited. It was also very confusing. I hope that my version [...]

23 06, 2015

Ibiza hair EX series round brush review

2017-10-25T01:31:08+00:00 June 23rd, 2015|Reviews|0 Comments

Today we're taking a look at the EX series of round brushes by Ibiza Hair. I'm a huge fan of them, being very beautiful and slightly different to your average boar bristle round brush, so what sets these apart from other round brushes I've used in the past? First let's get the boring bit out [...]

22 06, 2015

5 tips for a great salon experience

2017-10-25T01:31:39+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Articles, Features|0 Comments

When you visit a salon, here is 5 tips to get the most out of your consulatation and hopefully gain a more satisfying overall salon experience. Getting a great consultation is perhaps one of the most important and most overlooked areas of your appointment, so don't worry about asking questions and or drawing it out. [...]

20 06, 2015

The difference between Ombre, Balyage, Dip-dye & Sombre

2017-10-25T01:32:13+00:00 June 20th, 2015|Articles, Features|0 Comments

So it's 2015 and whilst the two tone looks of Ombre are taking a back seat, people still come in droves for the evolved variations and Balayage, Dip-dyes and Sombres are still going strong in the commercial sector, especially now the sun is shining a little more and the beachy vibe kicks in strong. The [...]