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VITA LIBERATA

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VITA LIBERATA

EXPERTS IN TANNING

We are delighted to introduce Vita Liberata, the brand who created the world’s first odourless tan in 2007 and became the first completely non-toxic tanning brand free from parabens, perfume, alcohol and all chemicals of concern in 2011. Vita Liberate are the self tanner of choice for the world’s top spas including George V Paris, St Regis, Viceroy, Ritz-Carlton and Burj Al Arab.

Vita Liberata is Hollywood’s best kept skin secret. Offering odour-free, natural looking tanning and lasting skin enhancing results that keep people thinking ‘has she or hasn’t she?’, it’s no wonder Vita Liberata has a host of celebrity and A-List makeup artist fans! Some of the most high profile clients include actress Sofia Vergara, Sienna Miller, Alessandra Ambrosio and Emma Watson.

From the natural looking, fast-drying spray tan solution to the at-home products, the Vita Liberata profesisonal collection has been created to give the most natural tanning results as well as providing anti-ageing skincare benefits. Organic extracts hydrate and nourish skin, Flash Dry™ gives an instantly dry result so skin is not sticky, and our odour-free solutions mean you will only smell of your favourite perfume!

VITA LIBERTA tanning and products are available at the Ashbourne and Belper salons. As an introductory promotion all tanning services are priced £20 until 1st October.

Please book online or call Ashbourne 01335343893 or Belper 01773822520 to make an appointment.

 

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BRONZED BLONDE

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THE BLONDE EDIT

Last month Lizzie and Millie headed to London to take part in the L’Oreal Professionnel Blonde Edit alongside a group of other L’Oreal Portfolio salon teams.  They were given a brief to create one of three blonde colour trends and the pair chose Bronzed Blonde.

TREND ALERT: BRONZED BLONDE

Bronzed blonde is ideal for those taking the first steps towards more natural blonder tones and is a glossy, post holiday look. This ultra soft freehand service uses honey caramel tones for a bronzed glow and is ideal for clients who want to add more definition and contrast to overprocessed hair.

‘The day was a fabulous experience and it was great to explore more ideas with Mabel’s hair. I can’t wait to start using the new bronzed blonde techniques at Sadler Gate!’ Millie King

‘We spent the day at L’Oréal headquarters for the blonde edit which was a great experience from start to finish. We wanted to create a natural bronzed look to shy away from the ombré look and inspire clients with a greater variety of tones.’ Lizzie Fox

We always tailor blonde tones to suit your colouring and taste, ask to your stylist about which blonde tones will work for you.To make an appointment with Lizzie (Salon Manager and Colour Specialist) or Millie (Stylist) please call the Sadler Gate salon on 01332 203 302 or book online via our website.

Below: The final Blonde Edit looks are blushed blonde, bronzed blonde and plati-nude.

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#MYCOLORFULHAIR

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#MYCOLORFULHAIR HAS ARRIVED!

Last Monday our stylists were trained on the brand new launch of ColourfulHair. This brand new in-salon, direct dye colour palette offers thousands of bespoke colourful results and is available in eight bright and brilliant intermixable shades. Whether it is soft Pink Sorbet or Hypnotic Magenta, the possibilities are endless!


The Crystal Clear allows stylists to reduce the intensity of the tone for more pastel tones and the colour can last for up to 15 shampoos, depending on the type of shade chosen, colour depth and porosity of the hair fiber. Colorful Hair is ammonia free and is available in all salons. The processing time is just 20 minutes and is priced from £20, depending on the desired effect. Please ask your stylist for a consultation and skin test for ColorfulHair and share your transformations with us on Instagram using #mycolourfulhair.

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OUR LATEST SHOOT

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OUR LATEST PHOTOSHOOT

Members of Art Team and stylists from across the salon group took part in our latest shoot at The Old Hall which was photographed by Paul Gill. You may recognise our models who are all clients and friends of the salon and in Lydia’s case, have modelled in each of our photographic collections over the past five years! We always use models who we feel reflect our clients and produce looks which inspire you to try something new, from a peachy or pink tone to a shorter and more textured cut or bolder colour.

The make up for all models is by Chloe, Spa Therapist at our Ashbourne salon using High Definition.

This 70’s inspired copper is by Laura Robertson, Colour Specialist & Art Team member from the Belper salon. This shorter fringe looks fantastic on Rochelle and the styling compliments her colour perfectly.

This grunge-inspired look is modelled by Lydia who is currently on the cover of our Hair Guide in a much more polished looking image. Hair by Art Team Members Lizzie (Colour Specialist at Sadler Gate) and Deesh from the Duffield Salon.

Another look by Lizzie and Deesh. Ellie’s colour was transformed into a multi tonal but clean blonde and styled into a ‘faux bob’ for the shoot but it is actually shoulder length!

Alice and Imogen from Ashbourne enhanced Amy’s natural colour for maximum shine.

Katherine and Lorna from The Old Hall worked on this fantastic colour blend on Kirsty. They kept it smooth and straight on the final image so the colour technique can be clearly seen.

Last but not least is this fantastic work by Millie at Sadler Gate. We love the pink and peach tones which compliment Mabel’s skin tone and colouring.

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Young Ideas

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YOUNG IDEAS FASHION SHOW

The Young Ideas Spring Summer fashion show was held at their Ashbourne store last month. Each season a team of stylists from across our salon group work backstage to prepare and then change the models hair between scenes to reflect the trends as the show progresses.

Young Ideas holds the popular show to present the key collections for the coming season from international designers such as Belstaff, Paul Smith, DVF, Escada, Essential Antwerp and many more. The collections are all modelled by customers, staff and friends of Young Ideas and we love getting involved each season. Our team for this show included Sally Montague, Lizzie (Sadler Gate), Deesh and Zea (Duffield), Serafina (Ashbourne) and Charlotte from The Old Hall. All images are by Charlotte Jopling Photography.

See more photographs from the show on the Young Ideas website.

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SS17 IT LOOKS

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L’OREAL PROFESSIONNEL TRENDS

Inspired by the runway, below are the two emerging trends for Spring/Summer 2017. Emmy Rappe (left) wears the first new service, Foilyage, although this technique is showcased on copper it is great for blondes and brunettes too.

The second trend, modelled by the stunning L’Oreal Professionnel ambassaor, Hailey Baldwin (right), is Nude Beige, inspired by the ‘barely-there’ nude make-up trend.

These looks are perfect for spring and so easy to wear.

 

COPPER FOILYAGE 

Copper is the colour of the season spotted on the latest runways of the likes of Alexander Wang. We are embracing this colour and paring it with a trending technique, Foilyage. Like balayage, which you might be familiar with, this is a technique where the hair colour technician would freehand paint lighter pieces into the hair. However, selected pieces are then wrapped in foils, creating defined lightness to blend seamlessly with the softer tones.

Although modelled on copper, this technique is perfect for blondes and brunettes alike.

DISCOVER FOILYAGE

The new adaptation of the Balayage technique, Foilyage, this technique gives the so desired ultimate natural-looking sun-kissed glow perfect for introducing that spring/summer vibe. The subtlety of this look brings beauty creating definition and dimensions in the hair throughout the front section, in particular the lengths and ends. The glossy perfection that comes with this technique avoids the need for a radical transformation involving heavy commitment. A palette of copper and golden shades are perfect for this technique to brighten up and warm any hair colour.

The increased popularity of the Foilyage trend across the runways, celebrity looks and the high street is contributed to by its low maintenance nature, like Balyage, this professional salon-only technique gives the chic look and feel good factor reducing the need to go to the salon every few weeks. What more could you want?

NUDE BEIGE

Inspired by the ‘barely there’ nude make-up look, this trend uses the beige hair colour palette playing with a blend of cool and warm tones making this look perfect for spring and easy to wear.

Your colourist will work with your face shape to really emphasise your natural features & highlight the face contour with the colour placement adding an effortless glow for a chic and natural-looking result.

Our team all took part in an education session on the new techniques with L’Oreal Professionnel, ask them about nude blonde and foliage on your next visit.

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THE KEDLESTON

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THE KEDLESTON COUNTRY HOUSE

In February we were asked to take part in a styled shoot and open evening at The Kedleston Country House which had a fantastic fiesta theme. We love looking for new hair ideas and this styled shoot was the ideal way to explore unique bridal looks. Lorna, our Senior Stylist at The Old Hall was assisted by Zea (Stylist at Duffield) on the shoot.

Robyn Carter, Weddings coordinator, said of the day…

“Here at The Kedleston we like to have a little fun with our open evenings and think it’s always a great opportunity to get fab suppliers involved in creating something different and unique. As much as we love the simplicity of our venue we wanted to show what you can do with a little colour and turmeric! So naturally, we gathered the best of the best together and thought up something totally different to what we’ve seen and done ourselves on other styled shoots.”

CREDITS

All photography by Jill Evans Photography

www.jillevansphotography.com

Venue: The Kedleston Country House

Styling by Boelle Events

Flowers by Wild Thyme

Dresses by Elizabeth Malcom

Hair by Lorna at Sally Montague Hair Group (The Old Hall)

Make up by Sophie Downing