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here are some of our latest articles, news, tips, and updates.

Hair Breakage and Fall Out – Causes and What to Do to Help

18 March 2021

Hair breakage is a fairly common hair concern, and has many different causes. Healthy hairdepends on an inner cuticle with overlapping scales that keep your strands together. Whenthese scales fall apart, your hair can get dry and eventually separate, leading to damage. Thiscauses breakage, along with other symptoms, such as frizz and dryness. If your...

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Which hairstyle suits your lifestyle

19 February 2021

Why does it even matter? Well, lifestyle is often overlooked, when choosing your ideal hairstyle. Lifestyle is defined as a way of living and is expressed by people in both their work and leisure behavioural patterns. It can also reflect someone’s self image or the way they see themselves and want to be seen by...

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How to go from work hair to party hair this holiday season

16 December 2020

The festive/party season is here and lots of our clients have been asking about tips and tricks to take them from day to night over the festive season.  You obviously want to look fabulous and good hair makes you feel great! If you have an event straight after a day in the office, or a...

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Thin Hair and How to Make it Look Thicker

27 November 2020

Thin hair and how to make it look thicker  Lets face it, no one wants thin, limp hair. We see so many clients throughout our salon, and a relatively common hair concern is thin hair. We also see how much this can affect your self esteem and we want to help! We have a number...

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What food to eat for good hair

22 October 2020

Here at Elle J Hair, we are passionate about providing our clients with as much information and education as possible, to achieve their hair goals. Many of us forget that proper nutrition is one of the most important things to help nourish those gorgeous locks of yours. Eating the correct balance of the following nutrients...

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Why Stylists Recommend Salon Products Over Supermarket Products

07 August 2020

You hear it all the time! When it comes to professional salon products for hair care or cosmetics, there is speculation that  you are just paying for the marketing, branding and packaging, and that the cheaper versions of products,  do exactly the same job.  Well, unfortunately this just isn’t the case. When it comes to...

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Why can’t my hair stay the same colour blonde all year round and why it turns yellow and brassy

09 June 2020

Platinum, creamy, sandy, ash, golden, dirty and honey are just some of the stunning shades of blonde that our clients request, and we honestly LOVE them all. There is no denying, fresh blonde locks are an absolute show stopper.  But, as any blonde knows, having these beautiful hues takes work. It is a MUST that...

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You just can’t control your oily hair?

25 May 2020

There’s nothing worse than washing your hair and then waking up the next morning only to have fresh, OILY hair… NOOO!!!!I completely feel you on this one! I myself have suffered from oily hair and it’s the pits!  I’ve tried dry shampoo to try and hide the shine, I’ve tried various brands and types of...

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We’re still in lockdown but not really. So how do I keep my hair manageable?

29 April 2020

No doubt about it, you’ve surprised yourself. Adapting to social isolation hasn’t been as difficult as you anticipated. You’ve been getting up earlier and meeting your bestie for a pre-dawn, social distancing, power walk and then heading back to the home office. Shopping is sorted despite the initial problems sourcing toilet paper and hand sanitiser. ...

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Take Care of Your Long Hair

31 March 2020

In these uncertain times, we need to take care of  ourselves like never before. Apparently, social Isolation means that we’re all looking for an ‘Iso’ activity that will both keep us occupied and provide us with a sense of achievement. Not surprisingly, we look to treat or pamper our belongings rather than ourselves. If you’re...

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