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4 of the best summer hair care solutions

By | 2017-08-04T07:56:17+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Keeping hair in great condition|

SUMMER HAIR CARE SOLUTIONS Protect and enhance your hair for perfect, summer-ready tresses Why do we need summer hair care solutions? The sun can be just as damaging to hair as bleach can, as UV rays oxidise the hair in a similar way to bleach, weakening its protein structure and decreasing elasticity. This leaves hair dry, [...]

6 steps to straightening your hair like a pro hairdresser

By | 2017-07-06T14:51:45+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Keeping hair in great condition|

You're probably thinking I already know how to straighten my hair! … I dry it, plug the straighteners in and start straightening until it’s straight. That’s not wrong but there are a few tricks us Hairdressers at Material Bath would like to share with you to help you protect your hair from damage and moisture loss [...]

Hairdressing Apprentice jobs in Bath Summer 2017

By | 2017-06-07T09:58:15+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Recruitment|

Material is looking for school leavers to join our team of Apprentice Hairdressers. If you’re interested in a career in hairdressing we’d love to meet you! Our training is unique; no other Stylist/Salon Director in this area has trained and qualified as a hairdresser to then go on and re-train in Sassoon precision hairdressing - still [...]

Low maintenance hair styles to suit your busy life

By | 2017-06-07T10:13:42+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Hairstyle inspiration|

For some people, spending 30 minutes with a brush and a hair dryer is a non-negotiable part of their morning routine. For others, an extra 5/10 minutes spent in the shower or devouring breakfast means that creating glamorous hair in the morning is a non-starter. If you are a busy professional, a parent or just prefer [...]

Top 5 Fashion Week hairstyles

By | 2017-05-12T11:39:08+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Hairstyle inspiration|

There was a huge variety of hairstyles on the catwalk shows at 2017's London Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week and Paris Fashion Week. Created by top hairdressers and hairstylists taking inspiration from past hair trends, the hairstyles were an eclectic mix of fun, quirky and classic designs. If you are looking to try something different [...]

Hiring! Senior Hairdresser Vacancy

By | 2017-04-21T15:45:48+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: Recruitment|

We are hiring to replace a Senior Hairdresser: Stylist + Colourist - Level 2/3 with 3/4+ years salon experience We're looking for someone who can seamlessly take over a busy column of clients. You will have to be confident in cutting and colouring - experience of using Wella would be an advantage. Established for over 3 years, Material is [...]

The latest hair trends of 2017

By | 2017-09-08T21:01:11+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Hairstyle inspiration|

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of a fresh hair cut after a trip to the hairdressers. From a new length to highlights, a colour change to re-styling, there’s a number of ways in which you and your stylist can can create a look that's personalises the latest hair trends to you. So what are the [...]

Meet our new Master Colour Expert

By | 2018-02-05T20:02:51+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Hair Colouring in Bath, Recruitment|

Louise Davies, our new Master Colour Expert, has been a hairdresser for almost 20 years and is both a salon stylist/colourist and academy educator. “I love the creativity and variety of hairdressing: I trained in Bath and worked in salons as a stylist/colourist and night school teacher which inspired me to teach full time at Reflections Academy in [...]

1 striking image from our first ever collection – Neutral Beauty

By | 2017-09-18T07:44:04+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Neutral Beauty '16 Collection|

Neutral Beauty A/W 2016 Collection Hair Inspiration Neutral Beauty A/W 2016 Collection celebrates androgyny, nude make up and understated colour. Influenced by the late great Vidal Sassoon’s Iconic cut on Mia Farrow in classic 60’s film Rosemary’s Baby, Kathryn’s cut is Paul’s take on the ever popular Pixie cut. The shape is masculine in form but [...]

1 beautiful image from our first ever collection – Neutral Beauty

By | 2017-08-04T09:12:06+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Neutral Beauty '16 Collection|

Neutral Beauty A/W 2016 Collection Hair Inspiration Imogen’s look showcases androgyny, nude make up and understated colour – all key themes in our collection Neutral Beauty. Colourist Nicole’s seasonal, autumnal copper hair colour with a metallic gold twist compliments Imogen’s flawless English Rose complexion. Reworking influences from 1920’s Flapper Girls style and using session and editorial styling, [...]