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The Gospel of short hair styling products.

Not all short hair is the same, but it does all have one thing in common: for great-looking hair, you need a great product. There are so many variables that determine the best product for your crop. This is why going with a recommendation from your stylist is crucial to getting the right product for you. When choosing a product to work with we need to see and feel your hair texture. Depending on how thick or fine your hair is has a huge impact on product choice. Also, the natural texture, wave, curl or smoothness of your hair plays a part in what the product can do.

If you want texture, definition and hold look no further than Kevin Murphy’s Knight Rider. It allows you to piece your short hair giving edgy definition and separation. Start with a small amount, you can always add more. Warm it up in your hands before applying to your hair and shaping to your desired shape.

We also love Kevin Murphy Touchable – spray wax for a lighter touch of wax than traditional styling products. You can either spray directly onto your hair or spray into your hand and apply like you would your traditional waxes and then piece away!

Volume: No one likes flat hair! (except for when you do want flat hair in which case skip to smoothing). We have a great range of volumizing products including Kevin Murphy Body Mass which actually stimulates the hair to become fuller or Anti-Gravity which is a gorgeous lavender based volumizing spray or lotion, the foundation for any good style!

So, you’re after some smoothing… To all our friends with thick or coarse hair, these recommendations are for YOU!

Controlling heavy hair can be a gruelling task, especially if your thick hair has curl or wave to it. Everyone with this type of hair will know the dreaded MUSHROOM look if your hair isn’t smoothed correctly. Kevin Murphy Smooth Again smoothing lotion or BioSilk Therapy Treatment Oil are our go-to products for assisting us in smoothing out the unwanted volume for short styles. Word of warning though: A little goes a long way.

Short, curly hair is such a gorgeous look but finding the perfect product to support your curls in a shorter shape can be hard! We love Kevin Murphy Hair Resort spray or lotion, a gel-based product which helps boost and define curls.

Our other go-to product for shorter curls is the Wow Dream Coat spray for curly hair, which is a super light, weightless and fragrance-free, spray that is ideal for naturally air-dried hair. If your hair is dry and lacking moisture we recommend a curl cream for extra nourishment. And of course, you can’t go past the Curly Girl Method Favourite Davines Curl Cream and Curl Controller. 

Kevin Murphy Killer Curls is another favourite to scrunch, soften and define spiral shapes.

As you can see the variety is huge. If still haven’t found ‘the one’ when it comes to your short hair product, or simply want to change it up, book an appointment to come and see the team at Eden Hair Energy and we can give you a range of fun options to try.

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An Update For Our Wonderful Guests

Firstly, Thank you so much for your patience as we navigate through the changes that were announced by the Chief Minister on 27/9/21 and create a plan forward. Apologies in advance for so much info, there is a lot to cover.

Future bookings

You may have seen our update on our Instagram where we advertised a form where you can express interest in a future booking – Please note that we will be making contact with all of the people who had appointments during lockdown as a priority. However if you didn’t have an appointment scheduled during lockdown, here is the link to that form.

An outline of our plan

We know that we may still receive changes and updates from the government or simply find that some things in practice don’t work – so, we may still need to make further adjustments.

We aim to honour all pre-booked appointments, however, we may need to make some changes to some services, and will contact you by phone if this is the case.

Select services on offer

From what we understand we will be allowed to have a maximum of 5 clients in the salon at once until 29/10. This will mean we have limitations on how many colours and cuts we are able to do at any one time. As such, we have put together a list of services that we will be offering to get through the first 4-5 weeks coming out of lockdown:

  • 1/2 head foils
  • Balayage refresh
  • Regrowth tints
  • All over colours
  • Tint and foil packages (regrowth and 10 foils)
  • Trim or haircuts with colour services
  • Treatments with colour services such as plex and k18
  • Haircut as stand alone services (available on Monday and Tuesday only from 10 – 3:00) until 19/11/21
  • Cezanne smoothing treatments
  • Hair extension adjustments

We understand that many people will want to get the works and have a total makeover, however, to make our services available to more people, we have decided to limit all of our appointments to this reduced list of services initially.

This may be a smaller service than what you would like eg a half head of foils instead of a full head, or a balayage refresh instead of balayage lightening, but we can guarantee that you will feel transformed even with this slightly reduced service and we will form a plan moving forward for you to have everything you would like to have done as soon as possible.

To manage the number of people in the salon, we will have certain times allocated for hair cuts exclusively and the rest of the time will be for colour or extension appointments. We hope that these will be suitable for people, we will be doing the best we can within the framework we have to work in – we greatly appreciate your patience.

At this point in time, for the next 5 weeks we are offering haircuts as a stand alone service on Mondays and Tuesdays only.

Existing clients

Our existing clients are our highest priority when we reopen. As such, we are not taking any new clients at this time, however, we would love to look after new guests as soon as we are able to in the future and look forward to opening up appointments soon. We would encourage you to complete the form noted above if you would like to come in once we are open to new clients again.

We understand that our hair extension clients require the most urgent appointments and the stylists who offer this service will be working exclusively on catching up on extension clients until we have got through all those overdue.

A large number of our clients book in advance, often for the whole year. We will not cancel any future appointments as we believe that our commitment is first of all to those who have committed to us. We understand some bookings may need to be adjusted which we can do for you in the salon at your next appointment.

If you can come in through the day and through the week, we will have a much greater chance of being able to get you in sooner as we are nearly at capacity for our evening and weekend appointments until the end of the year.

If you need to get in touch, the best way to reach us is by emailing info@edenhairenergy.com.au and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Please do not call us – we’ll call you. If you are concerned, please email.

Splitting our team across our two salons

We will be splitting our team up and working across our two Dickson salons to allow more clients for each stylist, so please double check the location when your confirmation message comes through.

Colour kits

In the meantime, we are still offering our colour kits until we reopen to our existing clients if you would like to colour your hair with your normal salon tint/toner to get you through to your next appointment – you can find all of the details about this on our Instagram or by giving us a call on 6262 8948.

Our colour kits and any of our retail ranges are available via click and collect during lockdown Monday – Friday 10:00 – 4:00, however, must be pre-arranged.

We can also post any of our retail ranges out to you. We are able to send any of the wonderful ranges we stock in the salon including ColourWow root touch up powder, Kevin Murphy, Davines, Pure, Clever Curl and more at a flat rate of $9.95 and free for orders over $100.

Thank you for reading this lengthy update – we will be in touch with you as soon as possible to arrange an appointment for you.