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June 13, 2017
Maria Nila Cruelty Free Hair Products

Cruelty Free Hair Products

Cruelty Free Hair Products If you read my last newsletter (subscribe here), you’ll already know I’ve invested in a fabulous range of cruelty free hair products […]
May 5, 2017
3 Bridal Hair Accessories and How to Wear Them

3 Bridal Hair Accessories and How to Wear Them

3 Bridal Hair Accessories and How to Wear Them Bridal hair accessories are by no means compulsory {more on that here}, but they can provide the […]
April 7, 2017
How to Find the Perfect Cut and Colour For Your Hair

How to Find the Perfect Cut and Colour For Your Hair

How to Find the Perfect Cut and Colour For Your Hair Have you been dreaming about a new do? Would you like to switch up your […]
March 16, 2017
How to Care For Coloured Hair

How to Care For Coloured Hair

How to Care For Coloured Hair If you’ve taken the time and spent the money to have your hair professionally coloured, it would be silly not […]
February 13, 2017
The Styling Lounge Bristol 4 Ways to Show Your Hair a Little Love

4 Ways to Show Your Hair a Little Love

4 Ways to Show Your Hair a Little Love Our hair repays us for kind behaviour with a glow of glossy of splendour. We can fake […]
January 18, 2017

New Year, New….Hair

New Year, New… HAIR! If you’re anything like me, you probably weren’t prepared for the new year to start. I hadn’t organised every cupboard in the […]
December 14, 2016
Grey Ombre Balayage

What’s the difference between Ombrè and Balayage?

What’s the Difference Between Ombre and Balayage? Officially, ombre is a style and balayage is the technique used to create it, but both words are often […]
December 9, 2016

Olaplex No.3

Olaplex Number 3 Olaplex Number 3 is a must have at-home product for those of you who have hair that’s in need of some TLC or […]
September 21, 2016

Colour Correction – Haidee’s Hair Transformation

Colour Correction – Haidee’s Hair Transformation Summer brings festivals, festivals often bring bright hair colours, and many hair colours bring an unwanted outcome. In most cases, […]
July 7, 2016

What to Do With Post-Wedding Hair

What to Do With Post-Wedding Hair After saying ‘I do’, some woman keep up with the beauty regime they adopted in the run-up to their wedding […]
June 27, 2016

How to Deal With Grey Hair A.K.A Aggressive Blondes

How to Deal With Grey Hair A.K.A Aggressive Blondes At The Styling Lounge, we don’t say grey hair, we say aggressive blondes. Those little bastards can […]
April 14, 2016

How to Prepare Your Hair for Your Wedding Day

How to Prepare Your Hair for Your Wedding Day Once wedding planning is in full swing and as soon as you’ve chosen your dress, you need […]
April 1, 2016

Hair Transformation

  I love a hair transformation. Especially when a client is so unhappy with their hair. Hope had her hair coloured else where and didn’t get […]
March 21, 2016

All About Olaplex

All About Olaplex I’m hoping some of you will have heard a little teeny tiny something about this amazing treatment, or at the very least seen the […]
March 15, 2016

Tips for growing your hair.

So you want long hair well you gotta work gurl *clicks fingers, whips ponytail*   It can be a lengthy process and you’ve got to be […]
March 9, 2016

What to expect at your Wedding Hair Trial

So, your wedding preparations are in full swing and now it’s time to start thinking about the fun girly stuff like hair, make-up and a lot […]
February 16, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Wearing a Wedding Veil

Everything You Need to Know About Wearing a Wedding Veil As I said in my recent post about Wedding Hair Accessories, these bad boys deserve a […]
February 1, 2016

Do I need a hair accessory on my wedding day?

This is a question I am asked a lot by brides-to-be and I always respond with the same simple answer. No, you don’t HAVE to don […]
January 19, 2016

Top Tips for Gym Hair

Hair Tips for Gym Users Are you a girl that lifts? Is running your favourite pastime? Do you want to reach peak fitness and still have […]
January 12, 2016

New Hair Resolutions

I don’t know about you, but I get a little fed up of the ‘new year, new me’ posts that seem to start surfacing as early […]
July 6, 2015

Sarah’s Wedding

A wonderful relaxed morning getting Sarah and her Bridal party ready. The Sun was out already at 7am. I hope you had a wonderful wedding day. […]
February 1, 2015

Happy 2 years

The Styling Lounge Bristol has been in its new home on Union Street for 2 years now, and what a 2 years it has been! Over […]
July 20, 2014

Finding a new hair salon/stylist.

Finding a new hair salon/stylist. Typically the reason for finding a new salon is relocation. I can understand having someone new do your hair can be […]
September 4, 2013

Healthy Hair on Holiday

Healthy Hair on Holiday Many of us opt for a relaxing week or so in the sun for our summer holiday. If you’re one of those […]
August 27, 2013

Holiday Hair Styles

Who else has a similar holiday hair checklist? I recently had a weeks break in Italy with some of my family and I had every intention […]
June 10, 2013

Hairdressers can’t perform miracles

Hairdressers Can’t Perform Miracles (But we’ll try our best anyway!) When you think of going to the salon to get your hair done, do you envisage […]
June 3, 2013

Speak Up if you’re not happy

Have you ever left a hair salon unhappy or dissatisfied? As a hair stylist I can honestly say I would be gutted to find out a […]
May 20, 2013


I have always been an old soul with a young heart, so after my first week of work experience in a hair salon I begged my […]
May 17, 2013

Men’s Hair Styling

Men’s Hair Styling From my experience, most of you guys don’t know how to style the cut you asked for. I see it time and again […]
May 7, 2013

The What, Why & When of Hair Products.

There is a huge range and variety of hair products to choose from that I could talk about them forever, especially with so many brands offering […]
April 22, 2013

How to Blow dry your hair.

How To Blow Dry Your Hair Do you always struggle to achieve a decent finish when you blow dry your hair at home? Well never fear, […]
April 15, 2013

Which Hair Brush to use?

Good brushes are an investment and if well looked after they will last you years. So here’s a quick run through of some of the well-known […]
April 12, 2013

The need to know about hairdryers

Whether you’ve got all the time in the world to blow dry your hair or only get chance for a quick 5-minute blast, having the right […]
March 29, 2013

Top Tips for Children's Hair Cuts.

My mother still finds it hilarious that I became a hairdresser since I was quite the tomboy when I was younger. What she didn’t necessarily realise […]
March 20, 2013

My first blow-dry.

You know when you come out of the hairdressers with immaculately blow dried hair and you feel like Cheryl Cole in that Elvive hairspray advert, but […]
March 15, 2013

Is that really enough shampoo

During applying my client’s tint she told me how that morning she had a read of my recent blog The Perfect Wash over a cuppa. “Amelia, is […]
March 8, 2013

The perfect wash

Healthy hair starts with a healthy scalp Here is my guide on how to get your locks squeaky clean Step 1. Brush your hair before getting […]
February 5, 2013

Launch Party Thank you’s

This is technically my third salon. My first salon was, quite frankly, a cupboard; it had two sections, backwash and a small waiting area. I was […]
January 8, 2013

The Styling Lounge New Salon

On my return to work after getting married in the summer, I was ready to give my full attention to The Styling Lounge as I had […]
January 2, 2013

A New Year Hair Detox

I’m sure there’s a lot of us with the dreaded word detox on our minds this January after the festive season. But let’s not forgot what’s […]
December 31, 2012

2012 my most challenging but rewarding year

January I started the New Year with a bang, offering a sale on cut and blowdrys that saw many new faces in the salon. Having moved […]
December 12, 2012

The Start of a Hair-Raising Adventure

I wasn’t initially sure what to write about when a few people suggested I start a blog, or what you would want to read about. Then […]