TAKE YOUR HAIR FROM THE BEACH TO THE BAR
Take your hair from the beach to the bar with these easy summer styling tips from the award-winning team at Strands...
“Wear your hair in braids at the beach. When you take the braids out you’ll be ready to hit the bar with lovely, soft, beachy waves,” Jodie, Senior Stylist, Strands Hillhead
“I love NEW Beach Envy Volume by Redken for a natural summer look, textured beachy waves have never been so easy!” Danielle, Manager, Strands Whiteley
“Messy high topknots are the boho beach-to-bar style that I love ! Use Redken Two Day Extender for that undone look.” Alice, Stylist, Strands Whiteley
“Braids are the simplest and best way to style your hair from the beach to the bar! Small hair elastics, grips and glitter make up the must-have holiday hair kit!” Fran, Manager, Strands Hillhead
“Protect your hair from the sun and keep your cool on the beach, style hair into a sleek wet look pony tail using Redken’s Color Magnetics Conditioner,” Emilie, Senior Stylist, Strands Hillhead
STRANDS INTRODUCE CITYBEATS BY REDKEN
Inspired by the streets of NYC, new CITYBEATSby REDKEN is an edgy, semi-permanent hair colour range, available now at Strands.
You can rock your boldest look with vibrant new shades like Midtown Magenta, Broadway Blue and Yellow Cab, as seen on the runways of New York Fashion Week. Or, discover hair colour magic with the NEW unicorn and mermaid summer hair trends.
Your colourist can help you achieve edgy, vibrant hair colour or soft pastel shades with CITYBEATS.
A skin test and colour consultation is needed before any City Beats service.
Colour services are not suitable for under 16’s. All photos shown are on pre-lightened hair.
ARE YOU USING THE RIGHT HAIRCARE?
How often do you stand in the haircare aisle at the supermarket or browse online, staring at row after row or page after page of hair products and tools?
There are more products than you could ever try in a lifetime - for straight, frizzy, dry, curly, fine, oily, colour treated or normal hair (who has ‘normal hair’?). Products and tools that promise you every thing from shine, volume, smoothing, softness, strength, waves or curls!
How do you choose? Do you pick the prettiest bottles or a bargain (both not recommended).There is a way to decode these labels, have great hair and avoid that bathroom cupboard full of products that you just can’t use! GET ADVICE FROM THE PROFESSIONALS...Let us help you - we stock Award Winning Brands that we LOVE. Our Award Winning Team will give you advice and with our Strands Guarantee, you can’t go wrong. Earn Treat Points when you buy and a FREE gift with any purchase over £25
SPOTLIGHT ON OUR NEW NAIL BAR
Strands, Hill Head launch their NEW ESSIE nail bar at their Hill Head salon, offering a range of Manicures, Pedicures and Gel nail treatments for both men and women.
Essie, a brand loved by celebrities and royalty alike, has a gorgeous range of fun and iconic colours to choose from. Power Clutch is one of Beyoncé’s favourites and the Queen will only wear Ballet Slippers. With other names like Baby Face and Knock Out Pout, you’re sure to find a nail polish you love!
The nail bar will be headed by nail technician Sarajane (SJ), who has 15 years’ experience in the hair and beauty industry. “I can’t wait to get started,” said SJ, “I am super excited, I love, love, love doing nails and toes!”As Essie always say - you are never fully dressed without a good manicure!
2017 REDKEN Symposium
Strands Creative Director and International Redken Artist, Kelly Scott, took centre stage at the Redken International Symposium in Las Vegas in January. Kelly presented the Creative Colour Trends course with fellow International Redken Artists, sharing their knowledge, skills and new colouring techniques with over 10,000 stylists from all around the globe.
The Team showcased their gorgeous colour work using Redken’s City Beats, an exciting NEW vibrant collection, to give a beautiful whisper of soft pastels or a stunning pop of colour. The stage was ablaze with colour!“It was so exciting to see Kelly on the international stage, we are all really very proud of her,” said Pauline Howe, MD Strands Hairdressing.
Kelly made such an impression that she has been asked to run colour courses for Redken in New York throughout 2017.
Redken’s City Beats are available at Strands this Spring – why not try a new and exciting colour?
Spotlight on our New Nail Bar
Essie Nail Bar at Strands
Strands launch their NEW ESSIE nail bar at their Hill Head Salon, Offering a range of Manicures and Gel nail treatments for both Men and Woman.....
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Christmas Shopping at Strands
Give the one you love fabulous hair this Christmas at Strands.
We have some gorgeous gift's now in stock.
The NEW GHD Copper Luxe Collection has arrived and is stunning !!
GHD Prices From £99 - £195
Earn "Strands Treat Points" when you shop to spend on yourself......
What could be better??
Are You Using The Right Haircare??
How often do you stand in the haircare aisle at the supermarket or browse online, staring at row after row or page after page of hair products and tools? There are more products than you could ever try in a lifetime - for straight, frizzy, dry, curly, fne, oily, colour treated or normal hair (who has ‘normal hair’?). Products and tools that promise you every thing from shine, volume, smoothing, softness, strength, waves or curls! How do you choose? Do you pick the prettiest bottles or a bargain (both not recommended). There is a way to decode these labels have great hair and avoid that bathroom cupboard full of products that you just can’t use! GET ADVICE FROM THE PROFESSIONALS...
Let us help you - we stock Award Winning Brands that we LOVE. Our Award Winning Team will give you advice and with our Strands Guarantee, you can’t go wrong.
Earn Treat Points when you buy and a FREE gift with any purchase over £25.
To make an appointment for a haircare review call Hill Head 01329 667939 or Whiteley 01489 573553
Strands Join the Big Hair do 2016!
We're Doing The Do!
Spotlight on our new Nail Bar!
ESSIE Nail Bar at Strands
Strands Whiteley launch their NEW ESSIE nail bar at their Whiteley salon. Offering a range of Manicures and Gel nail treatments for both Men and Women.
Essie a brand loved by Celebrities and Royalty alike has a gorgeous range of fun and iconic colours to chose from, with names like Baby Face and Knock Out Pout you will be sure to find a nail polish you will love! Power Clutch being one of Beyonces favourite and The Queen will only wear Ballet Slippers.
The nail bar will be headed by nail technician Sarajane (SJ) who has 15 years experience in the hair and beauty
industry, "I can't wait to get started" said SJ "I am super excited I love love love doing nails" And as Essie always say "you are never fully dressed without a good manicure".
Spotlight on our Shining Star
It has been a great year so far for Strands Rising Star Grace as she and the team continue to shine brightly!
Grace, as the winner of The Strands Assistant of the Year 2015, was encouraged to apply for the GHD Style Squad a group of up and coming young talented hairdressers that are set to make it big in the world of hair.
Grace has successfully beat 100's of applicants to secure an audition at the GHD Studio London. Grace loved every minute of this amazing experience and has now been entered in The Creative Head IT List Awards Rising Star category.
"Grace has had a great year so far" said Chloe Rule salon manager "She really is one to watch".
As Strands was The First Salon in the country to be Awarded The Creative Head Most Wanted Hairdressing Legend title after winning Most Wanted Salon Team for three consecutive years. The Creative Head Awards are indeed special.
Kelly Shines in BARCELONA
Strands Creative Director and International Redken Artist Kelly Scott took Centre stage at the Redken European Symposium in Barcelona. Kelly shared her Colour Knowledge and Skills with over 1300 Stylists from 28 different European countries, showcasing her gorgeous colour work and flying the UK flag with fellow UK Redken Artist Toby Meyer and Teresa Mockler from The USA.
“It was so exciting to see Kelly up on that stage I really am very proud of her she was amazing!!” Said Pauline Howe MD Strands Hairdressing. Kelly made such an impression on the European Hairdressing stage that she has been selected to present at the International Redken Symposium in Vegas 2017.
Strands At London Fashion Week
Billy Fry Senior Stylist at Strands Hairdressing is a regular back Stage at London Fashion Week, this Autumn/Winter 2016 season saw him assisting Adam Reed of Percy & Reed London for L’oreal Professional, styling some of the hottest runway hair in shows for J.JS Lee, DAKS London, BARBARA CASASOLA, and On Off.
We asked Billy to share his top runway trend. “HAIRBADASHERY this fun and simple trend was introduced by Adam Reed this A/W 2016 season. In the J.JS Lee show a Natural pony was transformed using elastics and Tassles.
This is an easy and unique way to change your look with simple and cheap DIY styling, just use tassels, elastics or even buttons from your local habadashery shop… simple.”
Strands 25th Birthday & annual Awards Celebrations
So the biggest bit of News is that we are 25! I know its a cliche but how did that happen and where did that time go?
We have been in business for 25 years and I have loved every minute it...
I want to thank all of our clients lots of whom have been coming to Strands since we opened the doors 25 years ago and we thank you for that we couldn't have done this with out you. I also want to thank my team old and new you have made us who we are thank you I Love you all!
So as we were 25 of course we had a party, a celebration of 25 years and recognition of our shining stars. Winning awards for excellence were Danielle. C, Chloe, Fran, Danielle. T, Grace, Emilie, Tiff & Robyn. With the Whiteley Salon winning Team of the year.
Whiteley - Team of the Year
The Big Apple
Kelly & Support
at the Redken Exchange NYC
Kelly continues to be much in demand as a regular at the Redken Exchange NYC, and has been asked to present at the European Symposium in Barcelona!
So excited to be taking Wendy, Chloe, Danielle, Fran and Billy to support her its a tough job but some one has to do it!
Creative Head Magazine Competition
Grace entered a National Creative Head Magazine Competition to win a place assisting Session Stylist Matthew Suttcliff styling the hair for The Rags show at Leeds University
She only went and won! She is definitely one to watch!
Grace - At The Rags Show in Leeds
London Fashion Week AW/2016
London Fashion Week
at London Fashion Week
Senior Stylist Billy Fry is a regular back Stage at London Fashion Week
This A/W2016 season saw him assisting Adam Reed of Percy & Reed London for L’oreal Professional, styling some of the hottest runway hair for shows by J.JS Lee, DAKS London, BARBARA CASASOLA, and On Off.
New services now available In Salon
We have added some new and exciting NEW services for our Clients
Pre-tapped extensions quick and easy to apply very comfortable and affordable.
Kappelo pre-tapped hair extensions gorgeous long full hair in an hour!
Indulgent Luxurious new treatments Menu to keep your hair looking fabulous
from £5 - £30.
There is a Treatment cocktail to suit all hair needs BECAUSE YOUR WORTH IT!
We will be opening a nail bar at our Whiteley salon on 1st April 2016. Offering Shellac nails and manicures.
Special intro offer 20% off all nail appointments with Emily for April 2016
training at Strands
training at Strands
We have started the year as we mean to go on developing ourselves and our team. Kelly has started sharing her colour knowledge and skills with our young team to ensure the future of Strands!
And the Lovely Jimmy our Redken educator and the equally wonderful Tom our GHD Creative educator keep us up to date with all things NEW and exciting in the world of hair.
Prom Open Evening
Prom Styles for our Open Evening
Wednesday 4th May 6pm at our Hillhead Salon
Come and join us for all things Prom an evening to trial up dos, styling, makeup and nails in preparation for your Prom bring a friend Bring your Mum have a glass of Bubbles (non alcoholic of course) we will be doing demos and you can trial some looks. And take home a goody bag.
Reserve your place as they are limited.
Charity Fund Raiser
Shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child
Very year we hold a charity fund raiser and support a charity that is close to our hearts this year we have chosen BEAT an eating disorder charity.
We are holding our do this year as usual at The Crofton Working Mens Club in April, Tickets £10 and available in salons, all very welcome to come it should be a good night! (details on facebook)
Also a big well done and thanks to the generosity of our team who packed (well Becky packed them !) 18 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child you put a big smile on some ones face xx
The Strands Selfie Competition
Lucky Lucy won a pair of GHD’S
Say Cheese or give us your best trout pout!
You can win a Strands Goody Bag of Redken hair care each month by simply up loading your Selfies with a fab Strands hair do to your instagram or twitter and tag us @strandshairdressing or upload on to our Facebook page use the #mystrandsselfie...it’s as easy as that!
Lucky Lucy won a pair of GHD’S you have got to be in it to win it xx
Strands Hairdressing is a Redken certified colour salon Redken is the number one brand for salon professionals.
Most Wanted Awards
Most Wanted Hairdressing Legend 2012
Good Salon Guide
Strands Hairdressing has been awarded 5 stars by the Good Salon Guide.
All Strands services and products are fully guaranteed.
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Strands are proud members of the Fellowship of Hairdressers