Crimping is coming BACK

And we couldn’t be happier. According to our friends at, crimping has featured on the SS18 and AW17 catwalks, and quite frankly we’re happy with any excuse to get our crimp on in the salon!

Click here to see’s daily routine crimping suggestions ❤ Better still, book in with one of our stylists and let us crimp you!

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The C word

CHRISTMAS!! There. We said it. We are super excited, but are patiently waiting until the month of Christmas to put our tree up.


Are you stuck for what to buy your mum? Or nan? Or girlfriend? Or maybe you’ve picked someone at Secret Santa at work and a bit unsure what to buy them?


This year we have some beautiful gift sets from Phyto, the worldwide botanical hair care brand.


Phyto PhytoKeratine Extreme Cream Gift Set is perfect for anyone with ultra-dry and damaged hair, the Leave-in Cream and Shampoo will deeply nourish and regenerate hair.  Protected, easy to style, supple and brimming with silky softness and incomparable shine. This stylish hair care gift set is in an attractive taupe toiletries bag. Set contains PhytoKeratine Extreme Cream 100ml and PhytoKeratine Extreme Shampoo 50ml.

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Phyto PhytoDensia Plumping Serum Gift Set is the ‘must have’ gift for anyone with fine, limp and devitalised hair. The Anti-Ageing Serum and Shampoo will stimulate the scalp to strengthen and restore the hair fibre encouraging it to recover its body and substance. This caring gift is in a striking wine toiletries bag.

The set contains Phyto PhytoDensia Plumping Serum 30ml and PhytoDensia Plumping Shampoo 50ml.



Both gorgeous gift sets are available to purchase at Pierre & James salon.


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Care for your Hair this Winter

We are all aware the cold weather takes its toll on our locks, but do you know what products to use to help keep your hair hydrated and nourished during the winter?


Firstly, a good moisturising shampoo and conditioner is key. We love Phytojoba Shampoo, a rich and gentle product, with extreme moisturising properties reinforcing your hair’s natural protection system, preserving its integrity. Follow on with Phyto Phtobaume Hydration Express Conditioner which cares for weak and damaged hair. Its reconstructive formula works to restore hair fibre deep within to reveal hair that shines with renewed health and vitality.

The Phytoelixir Intense Nutrition Mask is an indulgent yet lightweight cream formula that utilises botanical ingredients and essential oils to moisturise and invigorate hair. You can use this up to twice a week.


We’re fans of Phyto Subtil Elixir too- this pre-shampoo treatment is an intense, nutritious oil for dry and damaged hair, that will help to hydrate your tresses.


All products are available in Pierre & James salon to purchase.


Ariana Grande’s new look

It seems Ariana Grande likes change. She went from brunette to grey very recently – which we LOVE. She posted a photo on Instagram with pretty hearts round her head, clarifying that her new hair colour was, in fact, grey (and not a pink shade thanks to the Snapchat filter).




Then just before Halloween, she posted a picture on Instagram again, but this time with a fringe! Could it be a wig? Or has she had the chop? Either way, she looks fab. We can’t wait to see what’s next!




Photos courtesy of Ariana’s Instagram page, click here.

Cambridge scientist reveals the perfect way to dry your hair – with minimal damage

Cambridge academic Dr Tim Moore has dedicated his life studying what you should and shouldn’t do when washing and drying your hair. Here’s a round up of his tips and advice:


  • Don’t go to bed with your hair wet – it could cause split ends
  • Letting your hair dry naturally is more damaging than blow-drying
  • Never brush your hair when wet – use a comb
  • Towel dry your hair before drying – gently scrunch with a towel
  • Only use straighteners or curling tongs on completely dry hair


For the full article in The Mirror, click here.

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