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Let's talk about hair transformations!

Going from long to short, Blonde to brown, Black to rainbow

We will cover it all in this guide to transformative hair.

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Bleaching your hair is a big deal, and there is a lot of things you should know if you’ve just recently taken the plunge or if you’re still sitting on the fence.

Being the hair bleaching nerd that I am at Chumba Concept Salon, I’ve gone ahead and answered Google’s top hair bleaching questions for you.

With the hope that I can help you with any problems you’re facing, or help you do your research when it comes to hair bleaching. 

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You’ve just left the salon, invested a pretty penny and are now proudly part of the unicorn gang, so let's talk about keeping it that looking amazing - let's talk home aftercare.

Here are some top tips from Pulp Riot to keep you looking fresh.

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Millennial pink is more than a trend or a fad. When it comes to pink hair it's here to stay. 

Pink hair has been around for a long time and has proven to be incredibly versatile and a statement. It can be worn in so many ways that there are no limits. 

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A part of our culture here at Chumba is the constant craving for hair education.

During this lockdown period we had the privilege of learning from one of the greats, Pauline McCabe. Pauline demonstrated a couple of gorgeous looks for us, from some past New York and London Fashion Week shows.

With spring racing and other events just around the corner, it has been the perfect time to get our hands into some new upstyling techniques.

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We get this question so often in the salon. So let me explain our thoughts on this... 

Khairpep K18 contain 18 of 23 amino acids, it works to reconnect broken keratin chains by carrying amino acids back into the core of the hair and restoring the hair's overall integrity, adding shine and improving elasticity.

The peptides work as bond donor to the broken Disulfide bonds inside the hair. Once those bonds are repaired, the next time you use the Khairpep, it moves to the next broken bonds to repair them, and so on.

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The brand new GHD Rise – a hair tool designed to volumise your hair and create curls and flicks. We’ve undergone training sessions with GHD and had a bit of time to play around with the styler, here’s what we think of it.
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2020 has been the year of the curtain fringe/curtain bangs and Chumba has been “in training” with Stephanie Bellairs teaching us the modern way of this hot fringe trend. 

Looking to change your look while keeping the length and shape of your hair? This is what I wish I knew before I cut bangs!

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If you have darker hair and ever wondered if balayage would work on your hair or thought about taking the plunge, then this is the post for you.

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite looks of dark hair balayage info here for you - so be sure to read along and pick out your next hair inspo.

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Going from dark hair to platinum, light hair to dark hair, bright, rainbow or pastel hair are all massive changes and whether or not you’ve just been through a breakup, bit of a breakdown or just believe that change is as good as a holiday, there are some crucial things to consider beforehand. 
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As our weather changes, so does our hair. It's colder outside and we are seeing less sun. it's natural for us and our hair to lose the colour we get from being outside.

The question is to change with the season and go darker or to bring back the brightness in our hair?

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The Long and Short of it, Everything to Consider Before Getting a Short Haircut. 

It’s a Friday night and you’ve gotten home from work, had a glass of wine and taken your '8hr ponytail 'or messy bun out, staring at yourself in the mirror you pull your hair up above your shoulders and pretend to have a chic Parisian bob ala 'french girl hair'.

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