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If you have been following me on my Facebook page, Twitter or Instagram, you would have known that I have dyed my hair to red!

I got bored of the usual brown and opted for red this time round.

Before pictures :

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And a close-up of my previous brown hair :

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Headlines Hairdressing is now officially my hair sponsor, so you will be seeing more of me getting my hair pampered and cared for by them!

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My hair stylist is Charles Tan who is also the Creative Director of Headlines Hairdressing 🙂

Entrance of Headlines Hairdressing :

About Us

Credits to  Headlines Hairdressing ‘s website.

A little brief info on Headlines Hairdressing :

Gary Lee

Gary founded Headlines Hairdressing with the intent to provide this industry with a salon that catered to the delicate needs of clients using state-of-the-art techniques. Besides being a hairstylist, Gary is also an educator who has attained great renown in Singapore,  Here, the client is listened to, patiently guided, educated and most importantly genuinely befriended.

It is a known fact that with the constant dyeing and redyeing, alot of damages are actually harming your hair through these chemical treatments. It is difficult to maintain your locks by yourself without professional help, even with regular application of hair treatments bought from off-shelves counters.

As extracted from Headlines Hairdressing‘s website, one of their many goals is actually empowered with a motto of “Walking through the doors, each client will be empowered with the ability to unlock and sustain the natural beauty and radiance hidden within. ”

I couldn’t agree more. 🙂

Truth be told, it is not how stylish your hair looks, whether you have straightened it, permed/curled, dyed in whatever pretty colours, that rates our hair appearance. All these would not be achieved in perfection if your hair is not healthy.

You can have pretty long curls dyed in milky brown, but without radiance, your hair would look ‘dead’ and limp.

As much as your skin needs to stay healthy, the same goes for your hair too.

And so apart from nutrition consumption internally, external maintenance is equally important too.

And for that, we should leave it to the hands of the professionals and I trust Headlines Hairdressing to do just that – the ability to unlock and sustain the natural beauty and radiance hidden within my hair 🙂

This was taken during the dyeing process :

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And… Don’t you love my iPhone cover? It’s a Chanel Nail Polish design! HAHA! 😀

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And this was taken during the hair treatment process :

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And Charles snipping some inches off my fringe and ends :

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And tadah! 😀

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I think it’s one of the brighter colours I have ever dyed and wasn’t quite used to it… but after receiving compliments about me hair, with even one of them being a MacDonald’s staff approaching me to ask for the colour of the dye, I must say that Charles really did a good job 🙂

I have also taken the plunge to switch my hair parting as I have not done so before (tried a few times and couldn’t get used to it) and it’s important to change your hair parting to prevent receding hair line and balding 😦

There were the products which Charles used on my hair :

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Calore

Protection of Cuticle

These 3 main elements of CMC reinforce CMC layer which consists of hydrophilic δ(delta) layer and lipophilic β(beta) layer, and improve damaged cuticle, control light diffuse reflection, and create lustrous hair base.

Superlipidure (phospholipid polymer nanosphere) makes 7 layered lamellar liquid crystal structure and pseudo-cuticle to protect the hair, and regenerate hydrophobic surface to make hair smooth, silky, and lustrous.

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MUCOTA AIRE 01

Emollient CMC Shampoo (Lithe)

 

This Shampoo contains a lot of cleansing ingredients which are scalp and hair-friendly.

  • CMC Amino element works on the hair, and while maintaining hair condition, remove dirt from hair and scalp.

  • It gives smooth finishing that does not affect hair volume

  • Bubble with soft feeling

  • Refreshing apple peach fragrance

What is CMC? Cell layer compound exists outside and inside our hair, and hair cells stick together so that it is not easy to peel off (noteasy-to-damage effect) and maintain moisture, and prevent it from leaving (to prevent dryness and maintain hair softness). Damaged hair means the so-called CMC substance had left the hair, and many gaps develop inside the hair, resulting in hair winding, which is the cause of loose and dry hair.

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Adel

Moisture Base for Treatment

Adel contains 4 kinds of ceramides, cholesterol and phytosphingosine included in natural ceramide to recreate same structure of hair’s intercellular lipid, and improves the repair function.

Maltose-based Millet jelly (starch syrup element) and ceramide 1・2・3・6Ⅱ improves hair condition, Adel keeps necessary moisture inside damaged hair, and creates best hair condition for treatment. With its internal permeation typed moisture holding elements, make hair soft and moist before next treatment.

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Brava

Hair Repair

Brava contains matrix keratin and fibril keratin which make up hair’s cortex as repair components for severe damage, and amino acid which is CMC component for mild damage. Also, with mixing silk PPT which has cuticle repairing effect and pearl proteins (hydrolyzed conchiolin) handles various damages.

Contains amphiphilic reactive ceramide -like substance and 18 MEA-like active agent to penetrate ingredients of “Adel” and “Brava” into hair with the these affinity. Also, penetrated reactive ceramide acts by binding to net-like structure to prevent repair component from flowing, then set it inside hair.

The hair dye which I used is from Matrix products and the colour code name is ‘So Red’.

MATRIX, the leading professional hair care and hair color company in the United States, is part of L’Oreal USA’s Professional Products Division.

Matrix was founded in 1980 by the American husband and wife hairdressing team, Arnie and Sydell Miller. The Millers wanted to provide hairdressers with a comprehensive range of products that would help them grow their businesses and provide the means to take full advantage of their talent and creativity. Now, over two decades later, their original ideas still stand strong and Matrix is committed to the development of the salon professional and offers a wide range of hair care, color and hair texturizing products including: Biolage, Total Results, Vavoom, Design Pulse, SOCOLOR, Color Sync, Wonder.Brown, Logics, Gloss Sync and Opti.Smooth.

Visit website: www.matrix.com

And the hair treatment to repair and sustain radiance is known as Mucota ABC (Avel, Brava and Calore) 🙂

MUCOTA established it’s first beauty laboratory in 1984, since then, MUCOTA’s relaxing hair and treament hair techniques well received in Autralia, Korea and L.A. In 2007, MUCOTA entered Mexico’s market, then to Taiwan & Singapore in 1st quarter of year 2009.

Prime Group (Asia) Pte Ltd is the authorised agent for MUCOTA in Singapore and Southeast Asia since April 2009. MUCOTA is one of the top prestigious hair care products which have been in Japan since 1983, when its first “Perfect Perm” products were released in Japan’s hair care market.

Visit website: www.primegrp.asia

Here I am with my hair stylist, Charles 🙂

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HEADLINES HAIRDRESSING

18 Cross Street, #01-15
China Square Central.
Telephone: +65 6221 6866
Opening Hours:
Mondays to Fridays – 1030am to 830pm
Saturdays – 1030am to 7pm
Sundays & Public Holiday – 1030am to 5pm

Look for Charles at 6221 6866 or SMS 90251218. , he’s really gentle and friendly  🙂

Charles Tan

Now, here’s the deal for all my sweetest readers :

Quote ‘Jean Gan’ and enjoy 15% off! 🙂

And that’s NOT ALL!

Headlines Hairdressing is celebrating their 4th Anniversary and they are rewarding you with these special promotions :

  • 30% – HAIR COLORING
  • 30% – CREATIVE HIGHLIGHT
  • 30% – AVANT GARDE COLOR

Tame your flyway wisps and bid your frizzy hair goodbye today! 🙂

Top 10 Japanese Hairstyles & Hair Colour for 2012

Before the hike of KPOP, the craze and limelight was shone upon the Japanese for their commendable fashion sense. 

Besides fashion apparels and cosmetics, your hair can either make or break your image as well.

So, you’re bored of your current hairstyle? Looking for fresh new ideas for what’s in currently?

Let us take a tour and satisfy our visual hunger on fashionable hairstyles and hair colour by the Japanese!

Now, when you first step into a hair salon, you would most probably be provided with magazines for reference purposes and most often than not, they encapsulate gorgeous illustrations of Japanese and their different hairstyles and colours!

So, what are the top 10 most fashionable hairstyles and hair colour for this year 2012? 

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As you can see, most of the hairstyles are filled with lots of bangs and curls. 

The hair ends are curled in different directions inwards and outwards. Also, most hairstyles are styled to create the ‘out of the bed’ look which can be sexy in a way. Top hair colours for 2012 would include Brown (Milk Tea Brown, Chestnut Brown, Dark Chocolate), Red (Sweet Pink, Antique Rose) and Orange Brown (Sweet Apricot and Mocha Orange)! 

Consider chopping off your locks for a fresh face look!

Happy styling!

Top 10 Japanese Hairstyles & Hair Colour for 2012

 

Before the hike of KPOP, the craze and limelight was shone upon the Japanese for their commendable fashion sense. Besides fashion apparels and cosmetics, your hair can either make or break your image as well.

So, you’re bored of your current hairstyle? Looking for fresh new ideas for what’s in currently?

Let us take a tour and satisfy our visual hunger on fashionable hairstyles and hair colour by the Japanese!

Now, when you first step into a hair salon, you would most probably be provided with magazines for reference purposes and most often than not, they encapsulate gorgeous illustrations of Japanese and their different hairstyles and colours!

So, what are the top 10 most fashionable hairstyles and hair colour for this year 2012? 

Short

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Medium
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Long
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As you can see, most of the hairstyles are filled with lots of bangs and curls. The hair ends are curled in different directions inwards and outwards. Also, most hairstyles are styled to create the ‘out of the bed’ look which can be sexy in a way. Top hair colours for 2012 would include Brown (Milk Tea Brown, Chestnut Brown, Dark Chocolate), Red (Sweet Pink, Antique Rose) and Orange Brown (Sweet Apricot and Mocha Orange)! 

Consider chopping off your locks for a fresh face look!

Happy styling!