I am sure that at some point in our lives, we have all been a victim of a “box dye” disaster. Most Hairdressers will always refer to a home colouring kit as a “box dye” because it comes straight out of a box you buy off a supermarket shelf. Now I am not knocking these … Continue reading WHY IS COLOURING ONES HAIR AT HOME SO UNPREDICTABLE? By Candice Donadel
Ever struggled with Frizzy hair? Even if you blowdry, it still stays frizzy?? Then you have to iron it, and we all know by now that over ironing one’s hair is detrimental to your hair’s health. The solution arrived few years ago in the form of the “Brazilian” or “Keratin Treatment” These amazing hair treatment … Continue reading The Highs and Lows of the “Brazilian Blowdry” written by Candice Donadel
I have been in this industry for 21 years, SIX of them working out in the trade as an Educator for L'Oreal, Redken and Pureology, and NINE of them owning my own hair salon - MIRRORS. I also do crazy things to my hair, and at the moment I am Platinum Blonde, so I speak … Continue reading Salon Professional Product VS Shop Products – the Real Truth… by Candice Donadel
Can you believe that in order to change just 1% of colour in our hair, we pretty much change the WHOLE composition of it?? 70 – 80% PROTEIN (strength) 10 – 15% MOISTURE (softness) 3 – 6% LIPID OILS (pliability, frizz factor) .05 - .5% MINERALS (from outside elements) 0.1 - 0.5% CARBOHYDRATES (the more … Continue reading Science of Hair made simple! Understand why your hair feels like it does..