Fragrance: Ribena / Vimto [7/10] Texture: Smooth and easily applicable [8/10] Amount used: 1.5 thumb-sized scoops [6/10] Hold: Medium [8/10] Control: Super shaping [9/10] Shine: High / wet [9/10] Duration / Staying power: Amicable [7/10] Cleanse out: Easy to cleanse [8/10] Packaging: Grease is the word [8/10]What do whiskey, cars, motorbikes, denim and pomade all have [...]
Material is a modern calming space for skilful and creative hairdressing in Bath’s ‘artisan quarter’. Established by Paul Harewood in 2013 and a finalist in the British Hairdressing Business Awards newcomer category in 2014, it is a salon of uncomplicated, sharp design with hairdressing and service to match. We specialise in hair that looks great and [...]
Fragrance: Vanilla candy floss [7/10] Texture: Clay-like paste [7/10] Amount used: One finger-sized scoop [7/10] Hold: Intense [9/10] Control: Superb [8/10] Shine: Natural finish [6/10] Duration / Staying Power: Brilliant + reworkable [9/10] Cleanse out: Easy to wash [8/10] Packaging: 50’s hot rod garage [7/10] Typically traditional pomades offer a high-shine finish that some find too greasy [...]
Hello, welcome! January is often the time that people decide to shake things up and move on so we’ll spell out why we think a career at Material is better than the rest: Our business Is established – we’re into our third year. We are skilful and creative hairdressers. Our clients are mostly professionals of all ages [...]
Fragrance: Ribena / Vimto [7/10] Texture: Smooth and easily applicable [8/10] Amount used: 1.5 thumb-sized scoops [6/10] Hold: Medium [8/10] Control: Super shaping [9/10] Shine: High / wet [9/10] Duration / Staying power: Amicable [7/10] Cleanse out: Easy to cleanse [8/10] Packaging: Grease is the word [8/10] What do whiskey, cars, motorbikes, denim and pomade [...]
If you are lucky enough to be heading off to sunnier climes or are a frequent swimmer, we highly recommend Philip Kingsley’s Swimcap. Now with a summery fresh orange and lemon “Citrus Sunshine” scent. Apply to wet hair before you swim then wash out with shampoo and conditioner as normal when you’re done in the pool or [...]
Fragrance: Bay Rum and Mint [10/10] Texture: Creamy and smooth [10/10] Amount Used: 1 thumb-sized scoop [7/10] Hold: Firm [7/10] Control: Easy to manipulate [9/10] Shine: Natural [7/10] Duration / Staying Power: Moderate [7/10] Cleanse out: Easy to cleanse, conditioning [8/10] Packaging: Victorian Pirate [9/10] Once in a while a product appears on the market that [...]
It’s time to say farewell to Josh who’s been helping out in the salon on work experience from Three Ways School. We’ll catch up with you when you’re in for your hair cuts but we’ll still miss your smiley face on Tuesdays!
From a rainbow-coloured crop from his Sassoon test to collections he created and taught as creative director of Mahogany Academy, Paul’s work has featured in industry magazines from the UK, Russia and Brazil: Hairdressers Journal International, Estetica, Be Fashion and You magazines.