Category: hair colouring

22
May

Instant hair highlighting service available at our central Bristol hair salon

The hair colouring experts at Aidan Garlington Hair design are really excited this week, with the official launch of our instant hair highlighting service from our central Bristol hair salon.

This new and rapid hair lightening service is available for clients, utilising L’Oreal Instant Highlights.

Instant Hair highlighting in Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

The Instant Highlights service offers clients flashes of colour, all completed within a lunch hour and no need for a skin patch colour test beforehand.

The processing time ranges from 2-30 minutes, depending on the amount of hair lightening the client requires, whilst the Instant Highlights can deliver up to six shades lighter, without needing a hair toner or multiple colours.

instant hair lightening in Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

This express hair lightening service is applied away from the scalp, and is perfect for refreshing tired grown-out hair, or for an exciting new look for Spring and Summer.

The L’Oreal Instant Highlights service will also be popular with clients who are time-poor, or looking for lighter hair without committing fully to a new hair colour. Instant Highlights are also suitable for a balayage refresh if needed.

The new Instant Highlights service utilises Pro-Heat technology giving clients up to six shades of hair lightening in half the usual hair colouring time needed.

The three-part hair highlighting system uses the Instant Highlights Heating Iron, Instant Highlights Lightening Cream and Instant Highlights Aluminium Foil to work together and instantly lighten hair in a safe, controlled way.

The new service protects the hair from damage during the heat process, with the bespoke Iron operating at a lower temperature of 140 degrees at all times.

It’s a superb, fast, proven hair lightening system which can see a client enjoying a hair highlighting service within an hour, and at a great price too.

The Instant Highlights service costs between £15-£45, just ask for further details in-salon. Please mention this blog when you make your booking.

L'Oreal Instant Highlights in Bristol at Aidan garlington Hair Design

To find out more about L’Oreal Instant Highlights, please visit here.

To see the full range of hair highlighting, hairdressing, British Hair products, hairstyling equipment, hair straighteners, hair curlers, curling wands, men’s hairdressing, hair treatments, hairstyling services, hair toning, hair colouring, haircuts, creative cutting, gents hairstyling, hair care, hair styling equipment, haircuts, and hair extensions we offer, please get in touch here.

2
Mar

Central Bristol hairdresser focus – Aidan Garlington

As part of our regular focus on the central Bristol hairdresser team working at our Baldwin Street hair salon, it’s time to focus on the salon founder and Creative Director at Aidan Garlington Hair Design.

Aidan started hairdressing after a work experience placement onto a Saturday job, and enjoyed the fun creative atmosphere so much that he went full-time in hairdressing, to rapidly complete his Level 3 NVQ Hairdressing qualification whilst working as an apprenticeship in at a Bath-based hair salon.

cetnral Bristol hairdresser Aidan Garlington

Aidan worked at the Bath hair salon for just under five years, then came to work in Bristol where he fell in love with the old city quarter with the fantastic buzz, easygoing atmosphere, and unique markets full of fantastic people.

Aidan has now worked as a leading hairdresser in the old city area of central Bristol for over 20 years, having started his successful hairdressing career at Charlie Browns and then onto Adam & Eve (now called Gaudi Hair Design).

Aidan went on to work as a leading hairstylist at Guy Fawkes, where he trained further, eventually managing the salon and successfully passing his L’Oréal Colour Specialist degree, in which he gained a 93% pass mark.

Aidan decided to set up his own salon 10 years ago, and moved to the current central Bristol hair salon located on Baldwin street nine years ago.

In his day-to-day duties within the hair studio, he cuts, colours, straightens, curls, and extends hair for clients using all the usual methods such as Raccoon, Beauty Works, Kerastraight, Xtenso and Yuko whilst continuing to utilize his expertise gained from his L’Oréal Colour Specialist Degree.

Aidan also took the Trevor Sorbie My New Hair industry training course (wig cutting for cancer patients) five years ago, which was an amazing experience.

Aidan works hard to keep up-to-date on current hairdressing trends and hot hairstyles, so that his team at the leading central Bristol hair studio can continue to give clients the best hairdressing experience on Baldwin Street.

To see the full range of hairstyling services, British Hair products, hair treatments, hair toning, hair colouring, haircuts, creative cutting, gents hairdressing, hair care, hair styling equipment, haircuts, hair extensions and hairdressing we offer, please get in touch here.

9
Feb

Hairdressing offers for Valentine’s Day from our central Bristol hair salon

As that special time of February is approaching, we’ve got fantastic hairdressing offers for Valentine’s Day from our central Bristol hair salon.

Hairdressing offers for Valentine's Day in Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

To celebrate the Month of Love in style, our Baldwin Street hairdressers have got great deals available whilst stocks last, but it’s first-come-first-served!

We’ve got a gorgeous Pamper Package offer for clients, which can also be bought as a perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the special person in your life.

We’re offering a BlowDry and SmartBond hair treatment for only £25 (usually £39.50), as well as adding a cut with selected stylists for an additional £18, making a total of £43.

The usual price on these three hairdressing services would be £72.50.

It’s also possible to buy a Gift Voucher for the Pamper Package above and give it to your Valentine. The Gift Voucher is redeemable for up to six months, and is available with selected stylists at our central Bristol hair studio.

Valentine's Day Gift Vouchers from Bristol hair salon Aidan Garlington Hair Design

We’re also offering Luxury Hampers at discounted prices, making them the perfect hair product gifts for Valentine’s Day from our Baldwin Street salon.

We have a choice of two bespoke Luxury Hampers to choose from, including:

British Hair Hamper

Including Moisture Shampoo, Moisture Masque and Lux Oil. Costs £25 but usually retails at over £35.

L’Oreal Hamper

L’Oreal Serioxyl Hair Serum, Clarifying Shampoo, Modifying Conditioner and Densifying Mousse. Costs £45 but usually retails at over £62.

Both hampers are wrapped up and ready to give as gorgeous gifts on 14th February, whilst stocks last at our central Bristol hair studio.

We also offer a range of associated hairdressing services to make sure you look your best on the evening of Valentine’s Day – including Hair-Ups for only £15 at our Express Colour Bar. No need to book and done within 15 minutes.

If you’re thinking about going red or copper to celebrate Valentine’s Day in style and wow your special date, we offer red and copper hair colouring services from just £36.50 – discounts only available on full head colour only.

To find out more about our various Valentine’s Day gifts and offers, please get in touch. Our experienced stylists will help you pick the perfect Valentine’s gift.

To find out more about our favourite hairstyles and haircuts, why not visit our Bristol Hairdressing Blog here.

To see the full range of hairstyling services, British Hair products, hair treatments, hair toning, hair colouring, haircuts, creative cutting, gents hairdressing, hair care, hair styling equipment, haircuts, hairdressing, and hair extensions we offer, please get in touch here.

24
Nov

Looking for hair toner in central Bristol? Try NEW L’Oreal Metallics

We’ve got a stunning new hair toner in central Bristol to offer clients looking for amazing hair colouring – with the launch of L’Oreal Metallics.

hair toner in cetnral Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

These new hair toners at our Baldwin Street hair studio in Bristol include violets and ash colours, with subtle pure toners and soft colours.

The new L’Oreal Metallics hair toners offer versatility for clients and can be applied on light or pre-lightened hair.

The Metallics hair toner range is suitable for all hair types, including bleached hair and can be effective for up to eight weeks, depending on hair condition.

L'Oreal Metallics in Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

It’s a quick and easy hair toning service, too, and is perfect for clients looking for a fast and gorgeous alternative to traditional hair colouring services.

For example, on hair that’s already lightened, our hair toning service using Metallics would only take 20 minutes to apply, then another 20 minutes to develop. With pre-lightened hair, this service would only cost £15-20.

hair toner in central Bristol

On darker hair, our new hair toning service would take from two and a half to three hours in total, and cost from £65, depending on hair condition.

L'Oreal Metallics hair toner in Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

To find out more about L’Oreal Metallics and our hair toning services in central Bristol, please get in touch and book in a full hair consultation with us.

L'Oreal Metaliics hair toner in central Bristol from Aidan Garlington Hair Design

To see examples of gorgeous hair colouring and seasonal hairstyles from our central Bristol hair salon, please visit our blog here.

To see the full range of hair toning, hair colouring, haircuts, creative cutting, hairstyling, gents hairdressing, hair care, hair styling equipment, hair products, haircuts, hairdressing, and hair extensions we offer, please get in touch here.

17
Nov

Christmas hairstyles and party hair ideas from our Bristol hairdressers

It’s that time of year when all of our lovely clients are thinking about Christmas hairstyles and party hair ideas – and our Bristol hairdressers are on hand.

We’ve got a selection of seasonal hairstyles and festive haircuts to consider, so that Christmas and the office party season gives you the best hair ideas.

We’ve got our favourite festive hairstyles to share with you, starting with a Curly Blow-Dry, as highlighted below:

Christmas hairstyles from bristol hairdressers at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

The Curly Blow-Dry shown above was created by using British Hair Curl Cream, with the addition of British Hair Texture Salt Spray.

Using a medium-sized round brush, helping to create volume and textured loose waves. This Christmas hairstyle took around 45 minutes, from £19.50.

The second festive party hair look from our Baldwin Street hairstylists is a 15-Minute Hair-up, and the example below was styled using British Hair hairspray, as well as British Hair Style Dust, to give texture and hold, but also allowing the hair to move and to be restyled.

Party hair ideas in Bristol from Aidan Garlington Hair Design

The lightly-curled hair was worked with hair straighteners and left to fall naturally, with French plaits added on both sides then worked into a smooth bun for the client.

Adding soft curls can give a more glamourous, volumised style for an office party, or it can be kept sleeker to give a more sophisticated overall look.

Our classic 15-Minute Hair-Up is part of the Styled To Perfection menu, and is available for only £15.

The third festive party hairstyle from our team is called Stuck On You, and involves adding hair wefts into the hair. These don’t require application using heated tools, so the integrity and condition of the hair is fully maintained.

Christmas hair-ups in Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

Each hair weft costs £17.50, or we can re-stick an existing weft for £5 each.

The hair wefts are from brand name Raccoon Hair, made of 100% human hair, giving you the ability to straighten, curl, blow-dry and style as you wish.

Christmas hair ideas in Bristol from Aidan Garlington Hair Design

To see examples of gorgeous haircuts and seasonal hairstyles from our central Bristol hair salon, please visit our blog here.

To see the full range of haircuts, creative cutting, hairstyling, gents hairdressing, hair care, hair colouring, hair styling equipment, hair products, haircuts, hairdressing, and hair extensions we offer, please get in touch here.

3
Nov

Haircut of the month in central Bristol – soft copper hair colouring

Our talented hair colouring experts in central Bristol have delivered another stunning hairstyle at our Baldwin Street hair salon this week.

The stunning soft copper hair colouring example below is one of the most popular client requests our Bristol hair colourists are getting at the moment.

soft copper haircut in Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

The client came into our central Bristol hair studio with grown-out bleach highlights and wanted an on-trend hair colouring service, so we suggested a soft copper.

After washing and conditioning the hair, we used an 8.3 pre-pigment, then a global application of 7&7.43 L’Oreal Majirel to deliver a stunning hair colour.

soft copper Autumn hair colour in Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

The time in the chair for this soft copper hair colour was around three hours including a cut and finish. Prices vary on application depending on the stylist.

For this particular cut and colour, our Senior Stylist Paul delivered the service, costing £20 for the pre-pigment, £39 for the full-head colour, and £39.50 for the cut and finish.

It’s a stunning look which requires low maintenance in Winter.

We also offer a full and free hair consultation for all clients, so if you’re looking for a restyle, new hair colour, or complete transformation of your hairstyle, book in to see our central Bristol hairstylists this month. Pre-booking advised!

To see examples of gorgeous haircuts and seasonal hairstyles from our central Bristol hair salon, please visit our blog here. (hyperlink with http://aidangarlington.co.uk/blog/)

To see the full range of hair colouring, haircuts, creative cutting, hairstyling, hair treatments, gents hairdressing, hair care, hair styling equipment, hair products, haircuts, hairdressing, and hair extensions we offer, please get in touch here. (hyperlink with http://aidangarlington.co.uk/contact-us/)

13
Oct

Special offer with new stylist joining our central Bristol hair salon

We’re really excited this week, as a new stylist has joined our busy central Bristol hair salon as a full-time member of the team, following an increasingly busy year, with a hectic Autumn ahead for our hairdressing clients.

special offer at central Bristol hair salon Aidan Garlington Hair Design

Lisa, pictured above, has over 13 years hairdressing experience, having previously worked at the popular Bristol city centre hairdressing company Guy Fawkes. Lisa has also worked for other hair salons in the greater Bristol area.

Lisa (30) specialises in hair colouring, hair-up, wedding hair, hair extensions, working with Afro hair, and is qualified on working with Kerastraight for clients.

As an NVQ Level 3 hairdresser, Lisa brings a wealth of experience with her, and she’s made a huge mark on the team in only a few weeks on board.

Lisa joins our team of central Bristol hairdressers as we head into the busy Autumn and pre-Christmas season, with high demand for new seasonal hairstyles and the latest hair colours for Autumn keeping us all really busy.

To celebrate Lisa joining our team of central Bristol hairstylists, we’re giving a fantastic introductory offer on her amazing hair colouring services in-salon.

Any client booking a hair colouring service with Lisa will also get a half-price haircut at the same time. Please mention this blog post when booking.

To see examples of gorgeous haircuts and seasonal hairstyles from our central Bristol hair salon, please visit our blog here.

To see the full range of haircuts, creative cutting, hairstyling, hair treatments, gents hairdressing, hair care, hair colouring, hair styling equipment, hair products, haircuts, hairdressing, and hair extensions we offer, please get in touch here.

25
Aug

Stunning hair restyling service now available in central Bristol

Are you thinking about a new look for your hair? Time for a hair restyle?

Why not come and see us for a full and free hair consultation, before we deliver you a stunning hair restyling in our central Bristol hair salon.

hair restyling central Bristol

Jody (16) pictured above – who is also the niece of Creative Director Aidan Garlington – came into our Baldwin Street hair salon with waist-length hair and wanted a dramatic hair restyle.

She also wanted to donate both of her long hair plaits to the Little Princess Trust, a charity that makes real hair wigs for young cancer patients and children suffering from hair loss problems in general.

hair restyling service in Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

The hair restyling began with a full consultation, to consider the options available and also to ensure that Jody would be happy with the final look.

The hair was sectioned from the left-hand-side to the top of the right ear, with everything below that line being clippered to a number two length.

Everything above it was taken across to form a bob shape for the right-hand-side, leaving the ability to part on the right for an asymmetrical classic bob.

hair restyling in Bristol

The hair was pre-lightened twice using L’Oreal Platinum to a pale yellow base, then coloured with L’Oreal ColorFul.

One horizontal section was coloured at the roots with Electric Purple and the ends with Hypnotic Magenta, whilst the next section up was coloured with Navy Blue fading into more Hypnotic Magenta, creating an amazing look.

hair restyling service in central Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

This complete hair restyling service took over five hours, and would cost approximately £200 at our central Bristol hair salon, with the hair going to a good cause. Well done Jody!

Bristol hair restyling at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

To find out more about the Little Princess Trust, please visit here.

Bristol hair restyle delivered by Aidan Garlington

To see the full range of hair restyling, hair treatments, gents hairdressing, hair care, hair colouring, hair styling equipment, hair products, hair styling, haircuts, hairdressing, and hair extensions we offer, please get in touch here.

14
Jul

Amazing temporary hair colouring service in central Bristol with Colorful Hair from L’Oreal

The team of hair colouring experts in central Bristol at Baldwin Street hair salon Aidan Garlington Hair Design are really excited this week, with the announcement of a new temporary hair colouring service now available using Colorful Hair products from L’Oreal.

temporary hair colouring service in central Bristol at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

These new hair colours are available in eight brilliant shades, which can be mixed together or used separately, and which also wash out within approximately 15 shampoos.

These new temporary hair colours are available in Caribbean Blue, Electric Purple, Hypnotic Magenta, Navy Blue, Sunset Coral, Iced Mint, Pink Sorbet and can be mixed to create softer, pastel tones or as rich vibrant colours in their own right, creating unlimited client options for Summer hair colouring in Bristol.

hair colouring in central Bristol using L'Oreal Colorful Hair at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

The Colourful Hair products also provide soft and gentle conditioning with no peroxide or ammonia present, and are perfect for creating a gorgeous Rainbow Roots as we blogged about here recently.

Bristol Rainbow Roots hairstyle from Aidan Garlington Hair Design

We require the usual skin patch testing 48 hours before applying a hair colouring service for a client, so it’s advisable to book in advance with us.

This is the first time that L’Oreal have released such vibrant hair colours, and we’re really excited to be able to offer this new temporary hair colouring service at our central Bristol hair salon for clients this Summer.

We’ll provide the same level of hair colouring expertise, and the application time for Colorful Hair products is the same as other hair colouring services.

Colorful Hair in central Bristol from Aidan Garlington Hair Design

If you’re looking for an incredible hair colours, try our Colourful Hair services this Summer. The possibilities are truly endless.

To see the full range of hair colouring, hair styling equipment, hair products, hair styling, haircuts, hair care, hair treatments, hairdressing, and hair extensions we offer, please get in touch here.

 

2
Jun

Haircut of the month in Bristol – Cropped Hair for women this Summer

It’s that time of the month here at Aidan Garlington Hair Design when we dedicate our central Bristol hair salon blog to a specific haircut or hairstyle to showcase it for readers and clients.

And with Summer upon us, we’re going to review a popular hairstyle for our female clients – cropped hair for women this Summer in Bristol.

Bristol cropped hair for women at Aidan Garlington Hair Design

The essential element to this women’s hairstyle is to have it cropped on one side and longer on the other. It’s a dramatic, statement haircut and great for Summer weather, as it allows movement and air flow across the face and neck during warmer weather, whilst still retaining a strong signature look.

The women’s haircut in the pictures above was delivered using scissors and clippers, with the scissors creating texture and giving added softness overall.

The full head colour was from a bleach and tone treatment, followed by application of Fuschia colour from the Milkshake hair colouring brand.

The scissor cut at the side provides a strong look, whilst the cropping element leads into a longer level on the left from a graduated bob and a soft fringe.

This gorgeous example of cropped hair for women took approximately two and three quarter hours to deliver and costs from £93, depending on the stylists level providing the cut and colour.

Ask the hairstyling team at our Baldwin Street hair salon in central Bristol for further details when you make your booking. It’s a fantastic Summer look!

To find out more about Milkshake Haircare and the fantastic hair colouring and hair products they provide, please visit here.

To see the full range of hair products, hair treatments, hair styling, haircuts, haircare, hair colouring treatments, hairdressing, hair colouring, and hair extensions we offer at our Baldwin Street hair salon in Bristol, please get in touch here.