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COLOUR TROPHY

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THE L’OREAL COLOUR TROPHY

We had a great time at the regional finals of the L’Oreal Colour Trophy and had three teams competing who all did exceptionally well. Drew and Millie were judged as ‘Best in Region’ in the mens category and will go on to compete at the Grand Final in June at Battersea Evolution.

Here’s a snapshot of the regional final…

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PRIVACY POLICY

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PRIVACY NOTICE

This privacy notice explains how Sally Montague Hair Group looks after personal information you give us or that we learn by having you as a client and the choices you make about marketing communications you agree we may send you.  This notice explains how we do this and tells you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

TOPICS:

  1. What information we collect about you
  2. How information about you will be used
  3. Marketing
  4. Employment
  5. How long your information will be kept for
  6. Where your information is kept
  7. Access to your information and correction
  8. Cookies
  9. Other websites
  10. Changes to our privacy notice
  11. How to contact us

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU

We collect information about you when you book an appointment for a service or treatment, visit the salon or barbershop for a service or treatment, buy a product or apply for a job, whether contact is online, on paper, by email or over the phone.

The information you give us may include your name, address, email address, phone number, relevant history which may suggest that a service or treatment should not go ahead or certain products should not be used (eg allergies, pregnancy, skin conditions), payment and transaction information, IP address and CVs.

For clients under the age of 16, we will only keep and use their personal information with the consent of a parent, carer or guardian.

HOW INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WILL BE USED

In law, we are allowed to use personal information, including sharing it outside the salon/ barbershop, only if we have a proper reason to do so, for example:

  • To fulfil a contract with you ie to provide the service or treatment you have requested and to communicate with you about your appointments
  • When it is in our legitimate interest ie there is a business or commercial reason to do so, unless this is outweighed by your rights or interests
  • When you consent to it: we will always ask for your consent to hold and use health and medical information.

We will therefore share your information with:

  • Providers of our salon software system Salon IQ

We have rigorous data protection and security policies in place with all our suppliers.

We will not share your information with any other third party without your consent except to help prevent fraud, or if required to do so by law.

MARKETING

We would like to send you information about products and services which may be of interest to you.  We will ask for your consent to receive marketing information.

If you have consented to receiving marketing, you may opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your information to third party suppliers of products or services.  If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact Charmian Ransby, 01335 343893 [email protected]

EMPLOYMENT

The information we collect about employees, the purposes it is used for and who it will be shared with is set out in our employment contracts and employee handbook.

HOW LONG YOUR INFORMATION WILL BE KEPT FOR

Unless you request otherwise, we will keep your information to contact you no more than three times a year for a maximum of 1 year from your last visit to the salon.

After a year we will delete all your personal information, except for your name, relevant client history (eg allergy test records which we keep for 4 years) and financial transactions (which we are obliged to keep for 6 years).

Information about unsuccessful job applicants will be deleted after four months.

See our data retention policy for further information, including employee data.

WHERE YOUR INFORMATION IS KEPT

Your information is stored within the European Economic Area on secure servers provided by Salon IQ.  Any payment transactions are encrypted.  Sending information via the internet is not completely secure, although we will do our best to protect your information and prevent unauthorised access.

ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION AND CORRECTION

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you.  This will normally be free, unless we consider the request to be unfounded or excessive, in which case we may charge a fee to cover our administration costs.

If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please contact Charmian Ransby, 01335 343893, [email protected]

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date.  You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

You have the right to ask us to object to our use of your personal information, or to ask us to delete, remove or stop using your personal information if there is no need for us to keep it.

E-NEWSLETTERS

We email e-newsletters to inform you about products, services and treatments provided by our salon.  You have the opportunity to unsubscribe from e-newsletters at any time, there is a simple one-click subscribe link at the bottom of every email.

E-newsletters may contain subscriber tracking facilities within the actual email, for example, whether emails were opened or forwarded, which links were clicked on within the email content, the times, dates and frequency of activity.  We use this information to refine future email campaigns and provide you with more relevant content based around your activity.

COOKIES

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information.  This is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.  For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser.  However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

OTHER WEBSITES

Our website includes links to other websites.  This privacy notice only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy notices.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY NOTICE

We keep our privacy notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage.  This privacy notice was last updated on 19/05/2018.

HOW TO CONTACT US

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy notice or information we hold about you:

  • By email: Charmian Ransby, [email protected]
  • Or write to us at Sally Montague Hair Group, 4 Horse and Jockey Yard, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1GH

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office.  Find out on their website how to report a concern:

www.ico.org.uk/concerns/handling

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PROM PACKAGES

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AVAILABLE AT ALL SALONS

AVAILABLE AT ASHBOURNE AND BELPER

CONTACT

THE OLD HALL

01332 331133

SADLER GATE

01332 203302

DUFFIELD

01332 843000

BELPER

01773 822520

ASHBOURNE

01335 343893

UNIVERSITY

01332 622713

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ID ARTIST

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ID ARTIST

Earlier this summer Lorna, senior stylist at the Old Hall, successfully auditioned to become a L’Oreal ID Artist. Led by some of the hairdressing industry’s biggest names, ID ARTISTS are coached in the latest catwalk looks, cut and styling techniques, session hairdressing, product innovation and the latest L’Oréal Professionnel seasonal trends. The two-year mentoring programme covers both colour and cutting and styling and has become one of the most sought-after educational opportunities for young hairdressers, inspiring those with an eye for fashion and unique creative expression

LORNA’S DIARY

As I attended the introduction to ID Artist in Leeds I was feeling super excited about the two year journey that I am about to start with L’Oréal. The first day’s session involved learning the importance of social media in the hair styling industry, getting colour trend savvy for AW/17 and a preview of L’Oréal’s new metallic colour range. In addition to this I got to see a demo of two different hair cuts from Saks art team members.
The session ended with Andrew Barton giving us all an insight into the world of being a celebrity hairdresser. Listening to Andrew’s career was very inspiring and left me feeling more motivated than ever to improve and develop my skills as a hair stylist. At the end of the day all of the member’s of the ID artist team’s were invited to a night of bowling, food and drinks. This was a really nice opportunity to meet more of the great people who I will be working and training alongside in the coming years.
During the second day at ID Artist I learned the importance of presenting yourself properly on stage and how to engage with an audience and keep them interested. There was a hands-on styling session with Luke Pluckrose (a session stylist with Saks) and a cutting session with Sarah Clarke-Lees (a member of the Saks art team). These sessions were great as I learned new sectioning techniques and how to use them to create a choppy, layered haircut. We then finished the day with a team building exercise which involved all of the groups acting out a Disney film of their choice.
My first two day’s at ID Artist were amazing and I cannot wait for the next event!

To book an appointment with Lorna please call 01332 331133 or book online.

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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

 

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SMARTBOND

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INTRODUCING SMARTBOND

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WHAT IS SMARTBOND?

SMARTBOND is L’Oréal Professionnel’s new smart ingredient added to your colour to minimise any potential damage & protect your hair. SMARTBOND is designed to protect the bonds deep within the hair & strengthen them during colouring & lightening processes, resulting in hair that is stronger, softer, and shinier.

BEFORE IMAGE

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HOW DOES IT WORK?

SMARTBOND is a two-step process which allows the colourist to protect the hair & prevent damage during a technical service.

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  • SMARTBOND Step 1 contains maleic acid which works smartly during the chemical process, it limits the oxidative stress and preserves the strong bonds & captures the ions and allows the reconstruction of the weak bonds.
  • SMARTBOND Step 2 is applied to the hair once the colour or pre-lightener is removed as a pre-shampoo. It also contains maleic acid which continues to capture the ions to allow the weaker bonds to reform. It contains a blend of ceramides & polymers to provide condition & shine to the hair.
  • SMARTBOND customers can re-inforce the in salon service with Step 3, an at home conditioner (RRP £16.49) that continuously strengthens the fibre week after week, allowing you to keep the outstanding salon result simply at home by using once a week for 1-3 minutes.

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WHY USE SMARTBOND?

  1. Rediscover the shine, evenness & softness of natural hair
  2. Hair fibre will have more bonds resulting in healthy and strong hair
  3. The smart formula leaves hair with a smooth luxurious ceramic feel with a texture that is less swollen & coarse

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WHO CAN USE SMARTBOND?

SMARTBOND is ideal for anyone undergoing a colour or pre-lightening service; from extreme colour transformations, subtle colour changes and first time colourers who are worried about damage.

Afraid to colour your hair? Get rid of your hair anxieties with SMARTBOND, coupled with L’Oréal Professionnel’s luxurious colour & pre-lightening products, your hairdresser can now guarantee that your hair will feel & look stronger after your usual colour service. So you can sit back and enjoy the salon experience!

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INTRODUCTORY PROMOTION

SMARTBOND is now available at all Sally Montague Hair Group salons, the service is priced £30 and as an introductory promotion this price includes the take home conditioner, usual price £16.49.

SMARTBOND Retail Conditioner PACKSHOT LD

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MOST WANTED

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MOST WANTED 2016!

We are absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted in the 2016 Most Wanted Awards which aim to shine a spotlight on the best in British hairdressing.

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We were thrilled to beat off stiff nationwide competition to secure a place at the Most Wanted Grand Final on Monday 5 September 2016, taking place at the historic London Guildhall and hosted by comedian Rob Beckett.

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Judged by influential names in hair, fashion, business and the media – including Chanel’s catwalk hairdresser Sam McKnight, celebrity stylist Andrew Barton, Vogue beauty editor Lauren Murdoch-Smith and the founders of BeautyMART, Millie Kendall MBE and Anna-Marie Solowij – the Most Wanted Awards celebrate the outstanding individuals, teams and salons that make British hairdressing the best in the world.

Presented by leading industry magazine Creative HEAD, the Most Wanted Awards comprise 12 different categories, each recognising excellence across a multitude of disciplines, from business acumen and customer service to creative skill and technical ability.

Says Catherine Handcock, Publisher of Creative HEAD: “Record entries to this year’s Most Wanted means these will be our most fiercely contested trophies ever. To have made the finals is an amazing achievement – something that marks you out as an exceptional talent.”