Monthly Archives: July 2013

ghd Pink Diamond Limited Edition Hair Straightener Set Revealed

Luxury hair styling brand ghd have revealed their latest limited edition styler, the ghd V Pink Diamond hair straightener set.

It’s customary that ghd introduce a Pink styler as part of their charity and amazing fund raising drive around Breakthrough Breast Cancer and have so far raised over £7million by donating a percentage of each ghd Pink Diamond limited edition hair styler sold.

ghd Launch Air Hairdryer Diffuser

ghd has launched a Diffuser for use with their Air hairdryer to help you achieve perfectly formed curls and waves as you blow-dry.

Designed in collaboration with top stylists, the new Diffusser will lift and separate hair as you dry for soft volume, adding a frizz free finish to naturally curly hair or loose, nature waves in straighter hair. It has been designed to work exclusively with ghd’s Air hairdryer.

Kay Talks British Hairdressing Award Wins With Hairdressers Journal

McIntyres Salons’ own Kay McIntyre is one of the previous winners of a British Hairdressing Award interviewed by Hairdressers Journal ahead of this year’s event.

Kay is the current Scottish Hairdresser Of The Year as well as winning the title in 2001/2 and 2010/11. This third win also meant she was inducted to the British Hairdressing Awards Hall Of Fame alongside the likes of Trevor Sorbie, Earl Douglas and Nicky Clarke.

Top London Hair Stylist joins McIntyres Salons

McIntyres are delighted to welcome top hair stylist and colourist,Jon Withrington. Jon is Sassoon London educated, managed one of the UK’s leading salon groups in Kensington and headed up a regional salon groups education strategy, McIntyres hope to extend their education as well as provide a top precision cutting and colour expert to their portfolio and artistic team. Jon is delighted to be coming to a City on the up and was attracted to McIntyre’s through their creativity. Jon says he is excited at coming to Scotland and is looking to develop a clientele where he can showcase his talents.

Sebastian Cult Team selected for Bowie inspired HJ Cover shoot series

McIntyres Salons Creative Director and Sebastian Professionals Cult team member Michael Howie is to join top industry hairdressing professionals with leading magazine Hairdressers Journal international to shoot three Bowie inspired front covers.
David Bowie is arguably the UK’s most revered artists, mysterious, articulate, enigmatic, shuns the limelight yet maintain his music Icon status superbly, he has recently been celebrated with exhibitions at the V&A London and he is now the most important cultural Icons that defines the cross over appeal in fashion, music, film, and art.

Moroccanoil Travel Packs, Your Holiday Hair Saviour

Just added to McIntyres online shop, Moroccanoil’s travel packs are ideal to take in your suitcase to protect and nourish hair from the holiday sun.

We have a choice of two travel packs, each featuring handy travel sized Moroccanoil products in travel pouch making it an easy way to look after your hair as you focus on enjoying your well deserved holiday. Packs include Moroccanoil’s moisture repair shampoo and conditioner, their signature oil and a choice of luminous hairspray or a intense hydrating mask, as well as a free Moroccanoil sample.

Finalists Announced For British Hairdressing Business Awards 2013

The finalists for this year’s British Hairdressing Business Awards have been announced.

Categories including Business Director Of The Year, Customer Care, Franchisee Of The Year, Front Of House Team, Independent Salon Business Newcomer, Junior Of The Year, Manager Of The Year, Marketing Award, Retail Salon Of The Year, Salon Design Award, 2 Salon Of The Year categories, Salon Stylist Of The Year, Salon Team Of The Year, Training Award and Website/Innovation Of The Year.

Wella Professionals Launch Ocean Spritz Beach Spray

Wella Professionals has launched a new product, called Ocean Spritz Beach Spray, to create the perfect beach look. Ideal as you pack your bikini and jet off for two weeks of beach based fun.

Wella Professionals’ Ocean Spritz Beach Spray can be sprayed onto dry hair and scrunched into the desired look for a matte effect or applied to your hair’s roots for added volume and lift.

For a great ‘beach’ look, Wella Professionals recommend using their Enrich Shampoo and Conditioner before blow drying then applying a few sprays of Ocean Spritz to your dry hair, then scrunch and style.

2012 ghd Style Squad Bow Out

The 2012 ghd Style Squad, which included McIntyres Salons’ own Fraser Wallace, have bowed out with a special ‘Leaver’s Show’ in London.

Selected from over 100 applicants, with 28 invited to present a model at an audition day in Leeds, with just 17 awarded places in 2012’s debut Style Squad.

Now those twelve months have now passed with squad members enjoying a final ‘Leaver’s Show’ to display their progress from a year of professional mentoring and industry oppertunities.