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Love the skin you’re in: Hair Art & Beauty

H&B is now offering Medical Dermal Needling in salon today. Dermal needling serves two main functions; firstly, it stimulates epidermal growth to provide stronger and healthier skin; secondly, it stimulates the production of collagen, making skin tighter and firmer.


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Dermal needling uses a specialised instrument that contains incredibly fine medical needles to create micro punctures on the skin’s surface layer. This triggers the skin’s natural collagen production and restorative processes.

The treatment is minimally invasive however, it has been found safer than some other skin treatments such as chemical peels, laser treatments, etc. If you have scars, stretch marks, fine lines and wrinkles, or want to give your skin some firming, dermal needling could be for you!

Dermal needling can help to stimulate collagen, increase skin elasticity, soften fine lines and reduce the appearance of scarring, pigmentation and sun damage. It also allows treatment products to be better absorbed by the skin.
As every client is different, we do require you have a quick consultation with one of the amazing beauticians beforehand, as they can tailor a treatment plan to your skin needs.


Contact H&B on 03 381 8939,,, or pop into the salon at 96 Cranford Street.


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Silver/grey is the new black: V For Hair & Beauty

Going grey gracefully and letting yourself go… there is an enormous difference! In fact, according to Master Stylist Vicki Ogden-O’Fee from V For Hair & Beauty Merivale as seen on TV, you don’t have to be on the far side of 65 to be a ‘silver siren’!


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Getting tired of the time and expense of getting hair coloured as soon as the greys show? Want to avoid the chemicals used to colour your hair? Perhaps you’re travelling more and don’t want to find a new hairdresser in every port you visit or maybe you’re ready to embrace your maturity and its natural beauty, now’s the time to rock your silver locks.

“Social media sites like Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram feature women of all ages proudly wearing silver-grey hair with blending tones, soft shades, and beautiful hues like sand, iris, silver, dove, lilac and silver ash – at all lengths too,” Vicki says.

“Get inspired, search the net, talk to your stylist and have a change!”



Sirocco Hair

Your next hair ‘fix’: Sirocco Hair

Specialising in all areas of hairdressing, the experienced team at Sirocco Hair Studio are experts when it comes to colours, cuts, up-to-the-minute styles and much more. You’ll find them at the block of shops on Soleares Ave in the coastal suburb of Mt Pleasant.


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The four stylists have every area of the craft covered, so you always leave knowing you’ve had the best experience possible. The boutique salon is led by owner and stylist, Rosanne, who has been in the industry for more than 20 years and is due to celebrate owning the salon for six!

Joining her is senior stylist Emma, who has 10 years’ experience, great barbering skills and enjoys getting creative with colour. Senior stylist Ashlee joined the studio just before Christmas and, with five years already under her belt, she’s loving doing blonde colour work and achieving big colour changes for her clients. Olivia, who is in the final year of her apprenticeship, has been with Sirocco for three years. She continues to gain confidence and experience in all areas of hair styling.

As a family-friendly salon, they all go above and beyond with every client they work with, catering to all ages, styles and needs.  The salon is open six days a week from Monday to Saturday, with late nights Wednesday and Thursday. Carparking is also a dream, with spots available right at the door, or via the carpark at the end of the building.


To discuss your next ‘do’, call the friendly and experienced team on 03 384 1743.


V for Hair

A fresh new look: V for Hair

The talented team at V for Hair and Beauty, Merivale are, as ever, focused on looking after clients with the best possible customer service experience.


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So, it’s not surprising that this exceptional customer experience is at the heart of the salon’s latest technological innovation. Significant investment has gone into improving the shopping experience for online users and it is now easier than ever before to view, choose and purchase the hottest hair, beauty and barber deals that are regularly updated online.

So if you’re looking for a fresh new look this year, heading to is a great first step, with this talented team ready to make the customer service experience come to life at Merivale Mall. After all, this clever crew doesn’t just do hair, they do beautiful.




Mondo Black

Talented Team: Mondo Black

Located in Edgeware, Mondo Black hairdressing salon is the vibrant and fun home to a team of stylists for whom the term ‘a passion for great hair’ is an understatement. The tight knit group don’t just create beautiful hair, but ensure a visit to the salon is relaxing and enjoyable ‘time-out’ for every client.


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Manager Alesha loves making people feel better than they did when they walked in the door. Alesha has a passion in all areas of hairdressing and says she enjoys working for such a great company.

Senior Stylist Alana describes herself as a forever hairdresser! Alana has a passion for the industry, and loves the transformation of a new look with new ideas for the client.

Sydney is the newest stylist at Mondo Black. Sydney says she adores doing what she does as a hair stylist because she loves to make people look good and feel amazing. The relationships you build with clients over the years is priceless, she adds.

Team member number four is Janeen , who works for 15 hours a fortnight as she is also the Technical Educator for Nak Haircare New Zealand!

The Nak product range used at Mondo Black is vegan, and sulphate and paraben-free. “It’s a fabulous range because it is designed especially for Australasian conditions,” Janeen says. Passionate about the industry, she loves creating new looks.


Find Mondo Black on Facebook and Instagram; meet the talented team at 680 Barbados Street, or phone 03 385 9903 for an appointment.



Rise & Shine

Rise & Shine

The expression, ‘sugar, spice and all things nice,’ has long been used to encapsulate what all young girls are made of, but we think ‘shimmer, spice and all things nice’ could be used to sum up the sentiment of the sartorial season.


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Blazing a trail, both figuratively and literally, the fashionably elite have been hitting the catwalk and the red carpet dressed almost head to toe in the shiniest of sheens, from metallic sequins to glistening chainmail.

There are endless interpretations, with an option for every occasion. Dazzling diamantes and floor-skimming metallics traditionally reserved for evening attire have been liberated from their after-hour confines and are sweeping into sartorial consciousness as appropriate attire for, well… anytime!


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Cut loose in a suitably summery micro-mini, step into the limelight with a heel encased in glitter or bedazzle your tee-and-jeans combo with the sparkliest of accessories.

Minimalism may have dominated the catwalks for the past decade, with its muted colours and shapeless garments, but ‘70s-inspired silhouettes have trickled down from high-fashion and the last couple of seasons have seen a resurgence of high-octane glamour, glitter and sequins.


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Take the opportunity to shine and add the Midas touch to your wardrobe this season.


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Rise & Shine



Salon Parlour

The Perfect Parlour: Salon Parlour

That owners of Salon Parlour, Susie Chisnall and Becs Taulango are committed to incorporating sustainable ideals to their hair, beauty and nails emporium is immediately apparent as you walk through the door of the striking space, located on the corner of Cranford and Westminster Streets.


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Polished concrete floors enhance the effect of the uplifting stud height, natural light is complemented by soothing dark walls, plus the stylish and streamlined cabinetry in plywood can be rearranged or packed down to enable the cleared space to host events.  The vibe is welcoming and the atmosphere easy and calm.

“We aim for our clients to be comfortable and totally relax – coming here is almost as much about restoring mental health as a gorgeous hair style and a rejuvenating facial,” Becs says. The fact that their warm and inclusive approach is appreciated is reflected in the broad range of clients returning again and again.

Salon Parlour works as a shared space, where self-employed hair stylists and beauty therapists collaborate and support one-another. “As well as hair styling we offer spray tanning, massage, nail treatments, waxing, hot shaves and facials, and there is always room for more practitioners to join us,” Susie says.  With more than thirty years’ experience between them, Susie and Becs are delighted to help stylists and therapists wishing to join the space settle in and establish their business.


Find them at and for appointments, enquiries about events hosting, or joining the team,

phone 03 355 1108.


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Going grey gracefully: V for Hair and Beauty

Looking for a new look for your grey hair this season? Beautifully styled grey hair is turning more heads than ever before in a growing trend towards natural beauty – enhanced with a little salon magic.


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Master Stylist Vicki O’Fee, of V for Hair and Beauty upstairs in Merivale Mall, says women often start to grey by 35, or even earlier – and many are now loving the look and making the most of the change. It’s important to choose a shade that suits your skin. Sultry hues of silver, sand, dove, iris and lilac for hair can also be incredibly feminine and flattering.

Like any change in hair colour or style, it’s a transition, so planning ahead for special occasions is vital. V for Hair and Beauty’s stylists offer a complimentary consultation and may suggest going lighter with a base colour, highlights, age-blend colours to soften obvious lines, or weaving in lowlights for darker hair.




Bridal Makeup Magic

Bridal Makeup Magic

Cameras, kisses, champagne, sunshine and tears of happiness – bridal makeup must last through it all.


Bridal Makeup Magic


A bride’s beautiful face is by far the most unforgettable image of the big day. Weddings might have become a more casual affair for many, but makeup really needs to be perfectly faultless. With a pre-wedding ritual all of its own, it requires the calm creative touch of a professional, who will ensure stress lines don’t feature!

There is much to ponder before picking out colours and products. The weather, the venue, skin type, the dress and, most vital of all, your unique personality. Thankfully, it’s a fanciful era of everything goes for wedding beauty. Nude shimmery lips or matte rose-red pouts, cat’s eyes or doe eyes, sun-kissed skin or a pale porcelain complexion.


Choosing a makeup artist is like finding a bridesmaid, you’ll be on a personal journey together. A good consultant will ask you everything – as absolutely loving your look is number one. Browse Instagram, Pinterest and magazines until you spot that certain image you adore and aspire to.

This guarantees you’re both on the same page. An invaluable trial makeup session is now the thing to do. This ensures you’re feeling comfortable, have made the right choices, your skin won’t react, and you can test out how the products last on your skin. You can buy the lippy for touch ups on the day, or the consultant often has sample sizes.

Don’t do anything drastic or dramatic to your eyebrows near the time that you haven’t tried before. The makeup artist can create them with gels, pencils, or powder on the day. However, microblading is a refined process in stages, with a flattering outcome such as beautifully arched brows akin to Audrey Hepburn. The timelessly feminine winged flick on the eyelids is a photogenic look this lady also rocked so well.

Specialist makeup brands, such as hypo-allergenic Lauren & Louise Cosmetica, ensures luminous photo-worthy effects. Primers for complexion and eyelids are so important for a long-lasting coverage that won’t melt away. Mineral powder and cream blushes appear softer and it’s a bridal trend to highlight the cheekbones. Careful makeup to the décolletage will limit any high-colour flushing and ensure this skin area matches your complexion.

Shimmery shadows are so fine and delicate these days – any age can wear them. Pinky golds are a romantic choice, and the new emeralds and violets for shadows and liners emulate jewel-like fantasy. Gold is also staring, for all over goddess-like glamour.
High definition cameras mean an overall softer makeup effect is essential, as deeper tones can be too harshly accentuated. The wedding makeup artist will work their technical magic so you and your bridesmaids look picture perfect both on and off camera.



Savvy Hair Design

New Year, New Hair! Savvy Hair Design

Savvy Hair Design owner Sarah McGuigan and her team can’t wait for their new salon extension to be completed. Currently underway, it will mean double the space, with ten styling bays instead of five.


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Sarah and her team are equally excited about the exceptional ranges on offer at Savvy. The Keratin smoothing complex treatment is the ultimate in delivering smooth, shiny, more manageable hair and even halves blow drying time. They have also introduced ORO colour therapy into the colour range.

Ammonia free and PPD-Free, it also contains argan oil which adds incredible shine. There is also a full range of OLAPLEX in stock. Its unique patented technology is completely free from nasty sulphates and parabens, making it a game-changer in repairing and strengthening your hair.

Savvy also offers a complimentary consultation service, so if you haven’t been to Savvy before or you’re thinking about a change, sit down with one of the qualified senior stylists and get the best advice on what’s right for your hair, along with an accurate idea of price before your appointment.

For those wanting a new look to kick off the New Year, Sarah and her team are offering a fantastic special for new clients – New Year, new hair! Get $30 off your first colour and cut appointment plus a free Olaplex treatment worth $40. What better way to start 2019?
Make sure to Follow Savvy on Facebook and Instagram for updates and news.


Visit or phone 03 942 4179.