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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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Trend Forecast for Spring/Summer 2020 | What we learnt from Stephanie, was that, like everything changing around us, there is a huge change in the way we are cutting balayaged hair.

Moving on from the bold hair colour trend that we’ve being seeing, it is likely that there will be a shift toward softer, lower maintenance and more lived-in colour looks coming into spring and summer.

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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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Inspired by Kintsukuroi, a Japanese word describing the art of repairing broken pottery with gold or silver lacquer.

Project Sukuroi is an amazing leave-in moisturiser and styling product from O&M. It contains Gold of Pleasure Oil which originates from a flowering plant known as Camellia.

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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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This is O&M’s Desert Dry Volumising Dry Texture Spray. It’s the perfect combination between a texturiser, hairspray and dry shampoo.

It adds hold, body and texture to any style while sucking up excess oils in the hair to revitalise and prolong your look for days after you wash

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We chat with Chumba Concept Salon Owner, Belinda Keeley to discover her top hair treatments.

What Hair treatments do you have in your bathroom cupboard that you personally you use at your home?

  1.  Khairpep K18 Masque
  2.  Orbie Gold Lust Transformative Mask
  3.  Orbie Gold Lust Pre-Shampoo Intensive Treatment
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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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Have you seen this large contraption that came with your blowdryer called a diffuser and thought what the heck is this thing?

You are not alone. Most people throw it out or leave it to collect dust in the back of the bathroom cupboard. But this tool is extremely under rated and is an epic tool for curly hair  and wavy hair.

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