Occasionally our little blog gets noticed by the hairdressing industry and we get asked our opinion on products. Barnum sent us a couple of their hairbrushes in return for an honest review on this blog. Here’s our humble opinion: Magnesium Thermal Brush Packaging: 9/10 Grip: 8/10 Control: 8/10 Weight: 7/10 Anti-frizz: 7/10 Hair type: Almost all hair types, except [...]
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 [...]
Tuesday 24th May at 6:30pm An event for anyone seeking answers to hair and scalp concerns, especially reducing hair fall/thinning. The secrets of fuller, thicker feeling and shinier looking hair from a Philip Kingsley Trichologist. Call the salon or email email@example.com if you’d like to attend. Tickets £10, redeemable against Trichotherapy regimes purchased at [...]
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 [...]
Nicole transforms Alina (before shot top right) with a flattering long swishy bob and brightening balayage highlights. In an email to Nicole Alina said: ” I’m loving my haircut and the color even more! So thanks a lot :) ” and she posted the bottom right picture on her Instagram.
Our original Materialista has been promoted! After two years with us, our talented Tania’s sharp cutting and consummate colouring has earned her promotion to Level 2 Stylist. Congratulations x
The tree’s up, the baubles are dancing, Christmas gifts glisten on the shelving. The salon’s scented with the spicy warmth of ‘Winter’, and the Lucky Dip box is ready for delving. p.s. we are a safe distance from the Christmas market! Extended hours & holidays: Saturday 19th 09:15 – 19:15 Sunday 20th Closed Monday 21st [...]
Great vibes in the salon for training last Wednesday as we all enjoyed a demonstration by Paul followed by our apprentices’ first professional blow dries on each other. Great results and exciting times!
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 [...]