Locks & Shades

Feb 18, 2019 / by AnneMarie Gilbert

Blog

We love to share our news and let our customers and followers know what we are up to in the salon here in Yaxley. You will also find tips and interesting industry news in our blog to help you keep your locks healthy!

If there’s anything you would like us to blog about to help you look after your hair, or you want to keep up with the latest hair and style trends, please get in touch via email to info@locksandshades.co.uk or why not leave us a message on Facebook: @locksandshades

 

Winter Tanning In Peterborough Reduces SAD

Winter Tanning In Peterborough Reduces SAD

We all know that excessive exposure to UV rays is bad for the skin. However as with everything, when used in moderation, sun beds in Peterborough ...

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Do I Need Hair Extensions?

Do I Need Hair Extensions?

In years gone by hair extensions would never be something that we would recommend. However in recent years the hair quality and application of them ...

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The Difference Between a Wet And Dry Cut

The Difference Between a Wet And Dry Cut

Our hairdressers in Yaxley will often offer a wet or dry cut as part of another service that includes a blow dry. But when you are asked if you ...

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The Pros of Balayage and The Cons Of Balayage

The Pros of Balayage and The Cons Of Balayage

Balayage is a really popular hair colour choice in Peterborough. The hair colouring trend has grown in popularity over the last few years and we are ...

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The Reason A Hairdressers Head Massage Is So Good

The Reason A Hairdressers Head Massage Is So Good

Here at Locks and Shades we have lots of clients that rave about how great our head massages are. They love having their hair washed with us, ...

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Bridesmaid Hairstyle Inspiration

Bridesmaid Hairstyle Inspiration

We work with loads of beautiful brides to be on their wedding hair in Peterborough. While we often have bridal hair trials with the bride, on the ...

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New Study Proves Health Benefits Of Tanning Beds

New Study Proves Health Benefits Of Tanning Beds

We recently saw an exciting new study in online magazine Life Science Daily. The magazine was sharing some research in a new study published in the ...

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Rain-Proofing Your Hair

Rain-Proofing Your Hair

While we don’t like to admit it, the rainy weather is coming. Not only does the rain play havoc with your mood, but it plays havoc with your hair. ...

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Prom Dresses And Prom Hairstyles

Prom Dresses And Prom Hairstyles

Some of us spend hours on end checking out prom dresses and hairstyles that work with the prom dresses. While you may just start by looking around, ...

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Hairstyles For Long Faces

Hairstyles For Long Faces

This is our last blog post in a series of blog about hairstyles for different face shapes. In this blog post we look at hairstyles for long faces. ...

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Hair Colour For Over 50s

Hair Colour For Over 50s

As we get older our skin tone changes. This can be down to a loss of pigmentation in our skin, just as we lose pigmentation in our hair. There are ...

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Why Does My Hairdresser Ask About My Home Hair Care?

Why Does My Hairdresser Ask About My Home Hair Care?

When you have your hair appointment at Locks and Shades you will quickly see that we are different to other hairdressers in Peterborough. Firstly, ...

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Hairstyles For Round Faces

Hairstyles For Round Faces

If you have a round shaped face you are very lucky. People with round shaped faces often look younger and more youthful. This is because round faces ...

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Wonderful Winter Wedding Hair

Wonderful Winter Wedding Hair

It goes without saying that every bride wants to look beautiful on their wedding day. This is why we have spoken to our bridal hair experts in ...

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Straight Talking About Straight Hair

Straight Talking About Straight Hair

We all want to keep that sleek hair look all day. It takes a while to create and looks awesome, then within minutes it is gone. Your hair is no ...

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What Is A Wedding Hair Trial in Yaxley?

What Is A Wedding Hair Trial in Yaxley?

Some brides get nervous about their wedding hair trial in Yaxley. However there is really no need. Your wedding hair trial in Yaxley is a chance for ...

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Hairstyles For Square Shaped Faces

Hairstyles For Square Shaped Faces

If your cheekbones, forehead and jaw line are all almost the same width then you have a square faced shape. Often square shaped faces will have a ...

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Do I Have Dry Hair Or Oily Hair?

Do I Have Dry Hair Or Oily Hair?

Here at Locks and Shades we always find it strange that it is presumed that ladies automatically know what hair type they have. You think you have †...

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2019 Trends For Autumn Hair Colour in Peterborough

2019 Trends For Autumn Hair Colour in Peterborough

In this blog post we share some of the most popular autumn hair colour trends you can expect to see everywhere this autumn. Our job is to ensure ...

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Prepare For Beautiful Wedding Hair

Prepare For Beautiful Wedding Hair

In the run up to your wedding you will be planning lots. Talking about catering, RSVPs, people that haven’t RSVPed, people you hope won’t RSVP, the ...

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Hairstyles For Oval Shaped Faces

Hairstyles For Oval Shaped Faces

If the length of your face is longer than the width of your face, it is classed as an oval shaped face. Often your jaw line will be slightly ...

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Should You Pull Out Grey Hairs?

Should You Pull Out Grey Hairs?

We have all heard the saying that pulling out one grey hair from your head means another load will grow in its place. While it may seem that if you ...

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How To Care For Your Scalp

How To Care For Your Scalp

When it comes to maintaining healthy hair, you also need to ensure you have a healthy scalp. In this blog post we share some top tips to care for ...

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Should You Finish Your Shower With Cold Water?

Should You Finish Your Shower With Cold Water?

Rumour has it cold water on your face after a skin treatment will help close the pores and protect your skin. However, is this true? Also, can the ...

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Hairstyles For Heart Shaped Faces

Hairstyles For Heart Shaped Faces

A heart shaped face is when your face is wider at the temple and tapers to a small and narrow chin. Imagine how you would draw a heart on a page. ...

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Are You Brushing Your Hair 100 Times?

Are You Brushing Your Hair 100 Times?

Many of us have heard that you are meant to brush through your hair 100 times in a row. You may have heard the rumour at school. Alternatively you ...

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Peterborough Hair Extensions For Haircut Regret

Peterborough Hair Extensions For Haircut Regret

There are lots of different reasons that Peterborough hair extensions are popular. Some of our clients like hair extensions because it means they ...

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Back To School Checklist

Back To School Checklist

We speak to lots of mums here at Locks and Shades. We talk about their kids, the summer holidays and going back to school! The back to school ...

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Make The Most Of Your Wedding Hair Trial In Peterborough

Make The Most Of Your Wedding Hair Trial In Peterborough

We have a team of highly skilled and talented wedding hairdressers in Peterborough. You can come into our salon for your wedding hair. Alternatively ...

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Hair Styles For Diamond Shaped Faces

Hair Styles For Diamond Shaped Faces

Here at Locks and Shades our talented hairstylists are always chatting to clients about the right hairstyles for them, their lifestyle and their ...

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The Man Code Of A Haircut in Peterborough

The Man Code Of A Haircut in Peterborough

Here at Locks and Shades we cut kids hair, ladies hair and men’s hair. We know that men sometimes feel uncomfortable in the salon chair. So, we have ...

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Danni’s Day Of Celebrity Hair

Danni’s Day Of Celebrity Hair

Danni recently attended an event for a celebrity dating app called ‘The List’. She was asked to attend by our lovely friends, and neighbours, Kiss ...

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Why Do I Have Dry Hair?

Why Do I Have Dry Hair?

Here at Locks and Shades hair salon in Yaxley we are often asked by our clients why they have dry hair. Some people wish for smooth, silky hair, but ...

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Change Up Your Look With Extensions in Yaxley

Change Up Your Look With Extensions in Yaxley

If you’re keen to try out a new hairstyle or look for your hair then it may be worth considering extensions. Hair extensions instantly make any ...

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Adding Volume To Hair

Adding Volume To Hair

One of the biggest things we hear from our clients is that they find their hair feels flat or thin. They want tips for adding volume to hair, and ...

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Tame Your Festival Mane

Tame Your Festival Mane

Festivals are brilliant fun, especially in the sunshine. However, it is not that easy to stay fresh, clean and groomed at festivals. When packing ...

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A Natter With Salon Assistant Abby

A Natter With Salon Assistant Abby

Our salon assistant Abby has been with us since last summer. She is always running around keeping the salon looking clean and tidy. However, she ...

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Why a Regular Hair Appointment in Peterborough Is Recommended

Why a Regular Hair Appointment in Peterborough Is Recommended

Whenever we see our clients for their hair appointment we will always recommend they book their next appointment as they leave. We know how busy ...

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Be On The Same Page As Your Wedding Hairdresser In Peterborough

Be On The Same Page As Your Wedding Hairdresser In Peterborough

Wedding hair consultations are essential for the wedding hair you require. A wedding hair consultation with your wedding hairdresser is your chance ...

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What Is Balayage In Peterborough?

What Is Balayage In Peterborough?

You know when you see that lady walking down the street, her hair has loads of depth and dimension and it looks like she has just got back from a ...

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We Are The Fantastic Hairdresser Salon Marketing Award Winners

We Are The Fantastic Hairdresser Salon Marketing Award Winners

We are thrilled to announce, although you may have already seen from Facebook, that we are the proud winners of a Fantastic Hairdresser Award! We ...

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How To Care For Bleached Hair

How To Care For Bleached Hair

We have written about if you should bleach your hair or not in a previous blog post. We have also blogged about how to create healthy bleached hair. ...

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I Don’t Want Static Hair

I Don’t Want Static Hair

We speak to a lot of clients that have hair that always goes static. They really don’t want static hair. So they will ask our team what they can do. ...

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Does Hair Conditioner Work?

Does Hair Conditioner Work?

Here at Locks and Shades our friendly hairstylists will recommend the best hair shampoo and conditioner for your hair. However, we will often be ...

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How To Get Healthy Bleached Hair

How To Get Healthy Bleached Hair

As we have discussed in previous blog posts, bleaching your hair is one of the most damaging treatments you can do on your hair. When done properly ...

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Finalists For Fantastic Salon of the Year

Finalists For Fantastic Salon of the Year

We are thrilled to announce that we have been chosen as finalists for Fantastic Salon of the Year. This is a huge deal for us and something that we ...

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Am I Losing Too Much Hair?

Am I Losing Too Much Hair?

We speak to a lot of clients that fear they are losing too much hair, or have concerns about the amount of hair they are losing. If you are ...

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Tips For Growing Out Short Hair

Tips For Growing Out Short Hair

We’ve all been there. You may have seen a gorgeous photo of a celebrity with a fresh new short do and you love it. The decision is made that now is ...

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To Bleach Your Hair Or Not To Bleach Your Hair, That Is The Question

To Bleach Your Hair Or Not To Bleach Your Hair, That Is The Question

If you have been wondering if you should bleach your hair or not for some time, then this is the blog post for you. We talk about the pros and cons ...

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We Have THREE Finalists in the Fantastic Rising Star Awards

We Have THREE Finalists in the Fantastic Rising Star Awards

We could not be happier to announce that THREE of our wonderful hairdressers in Peterborough are finalists in the Fantastic Rising Star Awards. To ...

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My Hair Feels Dry In The Summer, Why?

My Hair Feels Dry In The Summer, Why?

Do you find that your hair feels dry in the summer? Hair will dry out in extreme temperatures, which you may often enjoy on holidays abroad. An ...

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Small Hairdressers of the Year Finalists

Small Hairdressers of the Year Finalists

You will have seen from our social media updates and photos, as well as our blog posts that we were finalists in the Small Business Awards ...

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Stop Being A Salon Dodger!

Stop Being A Salon Dodger!

Between the team of professional hair stylists here at Locks and Shades, we have worked on many, many different client’s hair. We can honestly say ...

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Fantastic Salon Marketing Award Finalists

Fantastic Salon Marketing Award Finalists

The Locks and Shades team are really pleased to announce that we are finalists for The Fantastic Salon Marketing Award. The Fantastic Salon ...

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Should I Have Hair Extensions in Yaxley?

Should I Have Hair Extensions in Yaxley?

Hair extensions have become really popular at Locks and Shades. We feel this is because the advancements in hair quality and application methods ...

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How To Achieve Long Lasting Hair Colour

How To Achieve Long Lasting Hair Colour

When you have your hair coloured at our hair salon in Yaxley you’ll enjoy a luxurious and relaxing experience. We all know that nothing beats that ...

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Lauren Is A Finalist for Employee of the Year

Lauren Is A Finalist for Employee of the Year

Here at Locks and Shades we know we are only as good as our team. Our team are what make the business. It is our team that keep our amazing clients ...

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Holiday Hair Tips and Tricks

Holiday Hair Tips and Tricks

The summer is coming and this means summer holidays are coming too. However, the sun, sea and swimming pools can wreak havoc with your hair. In this ...

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How Long Will It Take For My Hair To Grow Six Inches?

How Long Will It Take For My Hair To Grow Six Inches?

As friendly and experienced hairdressers there are lots of questions we are often asked via our Facebook page and during hair appointments. One of ...

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We Are Recruiting For A Senior Stylist and An Assistant Manager

We Are Recruiting For A Senior Stylist and An Assistant Manager

We are currently recruiting for two roles at our hair salon . This recruitment needs are due to a growing and very popular salon. We have grown the ...

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The Perfect Summer Ponytails

The Perfect Summer Ponytails

When the warmer summer days come round, many of us turn to the old faithful ponytail. Ponytails hold back your hair so you keep your face fresh and ...

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What Blonde Is Right For Your Skin Tone?

What Blonde Is Right For Your Skin Tone?

Choosing to go blonde is a big decision. However, the popular saying claims that blondes have more fun. Maybe it would be a good idea to see if that†...

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Hair Care Tips For Summer

Hair Care Tips For Summer

We all love the summer months. They are a time to spend care-free days in the sunshine and enjoying the warmer days and lighter nights that summer ...

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Six Sumptuous & Scrummy Summer Shades

Six Sumptuous & Scrummy Summer Shades

Summer is well and truly on its way. A few of us have been donning slightly red noses on Mondays, from weekends in the sun. Lawn mowers can be heard ...

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How Often Should My Length Hair Be Cut?

How Often Should My Length Hair Be Cut?

There is no straight answer to this question unfortunately. How often you need to get your haircut depends on your hair. You need to take into ...

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Popular Summer Wedding Hairstyles

Popular Summer Wedding Hairstyles

Whether you are a bride, a member of the wedding party or a guest at a wedding this summer, one thing you’ll be considering is your hair. We’ve had ...

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How To Protect Your Hair From Harmful Sunshine Rays

How To Protect Your Hair From Harmful Sunshine Rays

Spring has finally sprung and summer is definitely on its way. The summer weather brings the promise of sunshine, warmer weather, a gentle glow to ...

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Will A Regular Trim in Peterborough Make My Hair Grow Faster?

Will A Regular Trim in Peterborough Make My Hair Grow Faster?

You may have heard that a regular trim will make your hair grow faster. However do you think that is true or false? It is likely that you think a ...

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Tops Tips For A Successful Children’s Haircut

Tops Tips For A Successful Children’s Haircut

Here at Locks and Shades we are used to doing haircuts for children. However very often we meet children that are not used to having a haircut. ...

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Why Do I Have Greasy Hair? – Hair Care Tips

Why Do I Have Greasy Hair? – Hair Care Tips

We all have different hair types. Some of us have greasy hair, others have dry hair. Some have an itchy scalp and others have a flaky scalp. Just as ...

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Tanning Bed Tips For First Time Sun Bed Users

Tanning Bed Tips For First Time Sun Bed Users

Sun beds and tanning salons are a really good way of giving you skin a gorgeous glow, or touching up an existing tan from a recent holiday. Many sun ...

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Spring Hair Care Tips

Spring Hair Care Tips

We are all looking forward to spring with great anticipation. We look forward to the sunnier skies, warmed weather and less rain! Looking out the ...

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Why Use Tanning Lotion On Sun Beds in Peterborough

Why Use Tanning Lotion On Sun Beds in Peterborough

  Here at Locks and Shades we offer our clients stand up and lay down sun beds, so you can relax while topping up their tan. We also have a ...

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Common Signs Of Damaged Hair

Common Signs Of Damaged Hair

In a recent blog post we shared tips and advice for caring for hair to protect it from becoming damaged hair. In this blog post we would like to ...

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Why Use A Sun Bed in Peterborough?

Why Use A Sun Bed in Peterborough?

Here at Locks and Shades we know and fully understand that each and every one of our clients is different. They have different needs for their hair ...

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How To Choose A Wedding Hairdresser in Yaxley

How To Choose A Wedding Hairdresser in Yaxley

Congratulations! You have finally found the one, the date is set and you’re getting married. Let the planning commence. You’ll have more to organise ...

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Caring For Your Hair To Avoid Damaged Hair

Caring For Your Hair To Avoid Damaged Hair

Having damaged hair can be very annoying and frustrating, but with a little TLC and by caring for it the right way, you can make your damaged hair ...

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How To Make Your Sun Bed Tan Last

How To Make Your Sun Bed Tan Last

Here at Locks and Shades we are proud to have a lay down and stand up sun bed for our clients. These don’t need to be pre-booked. You can even pop ...

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The Problems, Tips & Things To Avoid Of Thick Hair

The Problems, Tips & Things To Avoid Of Thick Hair

We recently wrote a blog post that spoke about problems that our clients with thin hair have. It also included some tips to help them out. In this ...

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Valentine’s Day For Our Talented Peterborough Hairdressers

Valentine’s Day For Our Talented Peterborough Hairdressers

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and while love may be in the air all around Peterborough. This isn’t quite the case at our hair salon. We had a ...

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Hair Trends For University Students

Hair Trends For University Students

We recently came across some really exciting research based on female university students and their hair trends. We would love to hear your thoughts ...

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Natter With Dani W – An Awesome Hairdresser in Yaxley

Natter With Dani W – An Awesome Hairdresser in Yaxley

Dani W has been a member of the Shaders for over a year now. She has been so popular, that we’ve only just got round to sitting down and having a ...

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Best Hair Colour In Peterborough For Blue Eyes And Warm Tones Skin

Best Hair Colour In Peterborough For Blue Eyes And Warm Tones Skin

There are so many different options for hair colouring. This means colouring your hair is a big and exciting decision. You may have seen a really ...

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The Problems, Tips & Things To Avoid Of Thin Hair – Thin Hair Care

The Problems, Tips & Things To Avoid Of Thin Hair – Thin Hair Care

Every client that steps foot in our hair salon in Yaxley has a different hair colour, length, condition and type. This also results in every client ...

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What Would Locks and Shades Do If They Were Queen?

What Would Locks and Shades Do If They Were Queen?

If you could be Queen for the day, what would be the first thing you’d do? We asked the team at Locks and Shades what they would do. This is what ...

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Where Do Hairdressers Rank In Salon Treatments? – Hair Salon Peterborough

Where Do Hairdressers Rank In Salon Treatments? – Hair Salon Peterborough

Research was recently completed to look at the salon habit of people in Britain, to give a snapshot of what the hair and beauty industry looks like. ...

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Balayage In Peterborough Is Staying In 2019

Balayage In Peterborough Is Staying In 2019

When the team of hairdressers here at Locks and Shades first heard about balayage we can’t deny the fact we let out an excited squeal! Balayage in ...

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We Offer Vegan Friendly Hair Treatments – Insight Hair Care Products

We Offer Vegan Friendly Hair Treatments – Insight Hair Care Products

We are proud to introduce our brand new product range called Insight. These hair care products are vegan friendly and supplied in 100% recyclable ...

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Top 5 Hairstyles to Expect In 2019 – 2019 Hair Trend

Top 5 Hairstyles to Expect In 2019 – 2019 Hair Trend

We’ve been looking all over the internet at the top trends for 2019 and these are the top 5 hairstyles in 2019 we think you’ll be seeing all over ...

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A Peterborough Hairdressers’ New Years Eve

A Peterborough Hairdressers’ New Years Eve

Some of us have plans of what we do every New Years Eve. While others change their plans each year and don’t stick to tradition. We have a fantastic ...

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Xmas Day For Our Yaxley Hairdressers

Xmas Day For Our Yaxley Hairdressers

We thought we would take the time to share with you what our awesome team of Yaxley Hairdressers are doing this Christmas Day. Have a look through ...

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Christmas Opening Hours – Christmas Hair Appointments in Yaxley

Christmas Opening Hours – Christmas Hair Appointments in Yaxley

Christmas will be here before we know it, we can definitely tell that hair appointments in Yaxley are become more few and far between! If you’ve ...

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We Have Extended – Hair Salon in Yaxley

We Have Extended – Hair Salon in Yaxley

If you’ve been in to our hair salon in Yaxley over the last few weeks you will see that we are bigger than we used to be. In fact we have more than ...

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Huntingdonshire Business Award Finalists – Retailer of the Year

Huntingdonshire Business Award Finalists – Retailer of the Year

We recently attended the Huntingdonshire Business Awards in St Ives. We were up against some really stiff competition in a very large geographical ...

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Winter Hair Care – Top 10 Tips For Winter Hair Care – Hairdressers Yaxley

Winter Hair Care – Top 10 Tips For Winter Hair Care – Hairdressers Yaxley

The cold outdoors and dry indoor heat can cause havoc for your hair during the winter months. We have put some top winter hair care tips together. ...

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Hair Care Christmas Gifts From Locks and Shades – Wella Professional INVIGO Brilliant and Beautiful You Gift Set

Hair Care Christmas Gifts From Locks and Shades – Wella Professional INVIGO Brilliant and Beautiful You Gift Set

If you have a friend with luscious locks, or a friend that dreams of having luscious locks, then why not treat them to a gorgeous hair care ...

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Peterborough Small Business Awards Success – Multi Award Winning Hairdressers in Peterborough

Peterborough Small Business Awards Success – Multi Award Winning Hairdressers in Peterborough

As you may have seen from our social media posts and pictures, we are now multi award winning hairdressers in Peterborough. We are thrilled to ...

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Do Hair Extensions Damage Hair?

Do Hair Extensions Damage Hair?

As a hair salon that offers hair extensions, we are often asked if hair extensions damage hair. The honest answer is that properly applied hair ...

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Locks and Shades Have A Giving Tree

Locks and Shades Have A Giving Tree

With some new babies and growing families in the team here at Locks and Shades, we are more aware than ever that Christmas is an exciting time for ...

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Hairstyle Tips: How Are You Parting Your Hair?

Hairstyle Tips: How Are You Parting Your Hair?

In this blog post we share some parting hairstyle tips with you. Whether you like a middle part, side part or extreme part we have some great ...

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We Are A Top Ten Hairdressing Salon in Peterborough

We Are A Top Ten Hairdressing Salon in Peterborough

As you will have seen in our previous blog post, we entered a competition in the Peterborough telegraph. It was to see which salon was the top salon ...

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We Are Members Of Safe Local Services – Hair Dressing Salon Peterborough

We Are Members Of Safe Local Services – Hair Dressing Salon Peterborough

We are proud to announce that Locks and Shades are official, fully signed up and approved members of Safe Local Services. We are currently the only ...

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Hair Detangling Tips

Hair Detangling Tips

At this time of the year, hair detangling tips are very well received. With the wind and rain on our hair it is expected that our hair will get ...

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We Are Supporting Little Princesses Trust in Peterborough

We Are Supporting Little Princesses Trust in Peterborough

As you will have seen on our Facebook page, we have had had lots of wonderful clients donating their hair to charity. The charity they often choose ...

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Huntingdonshire Business Award Finalists – Retailer of the Year

Huntingdonshire Business Award Finalists – Retailer of the Year

We are thrilled to announce that we are award finalists in the 21st Annual Huntingdonshire Awards. Locks and Shades have been shortlisted as award ...

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Top Hair Care Tips For Autumn

Top Hair Care Tips For Autumn

I’m sure we have all felt the drop in temperature. Perhaps you have noticed the darker nights and the increase in cloudy or rainy days. Summer is ...

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Meet Our Newbie Jemma – Hairdresser in Peterborough

Meet Our Newbie Jemma – Hairdresser in Peterborough

The amazing hairdresser in Peterborough, Jemma has recently joined our team here at Locks and Shades in Yaxley. We wanted to give you the low-down ...

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Are We Your Favourite Salon? Salon Of The Year – Peterborough Telegraph

Are We Your Favourite Salon? Salon Of The Year – Peterborough Telegraph

Peterborough Telegraph have given you, people of Peterborough, the chance to vote for your favourite salon of the year in Peterborough . If you ...

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Why You Need A Haircut Every 8 Weeks – Professional Hairdressers in Peterborough

Why You Need A Haircut Every 8 Weeks – Professional Hairdressers in Peterborough

Everyone has different hair types, some peoples hair grows really fast, while others find that their takes ages to grow even a centimetre. Here at ...

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Getting To Know Danni D – Hairstylist in Peterborough

Getting To Know Danni D – Hairstylist in Peterborough

This month we thought we would grab a cuppa with Danni D to find out more about our stylist  She’s been with us 5 months and our clients love her. ...

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Finalists For Small Business Awards Peterborough

Finalists For Small Business Awards Peterborough

We are thrilled to confirm that we are finalists for two different awards at the Small Business Awards Peterborough. This is an awarding body where ...

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Are Cheaper Hair Care Products Better Hair Care Products?

Are Cheaper Hair Care Products Better Hair Care Products?

There are loads of high quality hair care products for sale in hair salons, but they can often seem expensive. Especially when you see the exact ...

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Who Are The Locks and Shades Team? – Professional Hairdressers in Yaxley

Who Are The Locks and Shades Team? – Professional Hairdressers in Yaxley

Each month we have been taking the time to have a really good chat with some of the professional hairdressers in Yaxley at Locks and Shades., ...

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It’s Our First Birthday – Hair Dressing Salon In Yaxley

It’s Our First Birthday – Hair Dressing Salon In Yaxley

As we approach our first year, although it feels like we only opening the salon in Yaxley yesterday, we look at where we have come from, what we ...

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Tea With Keeley – A Experienced Hairstylist in Peterborough

Tea With Keeley – A Experienced Hairstylist in Peterborough

Keeley has been with us at Locks and Shades a while now. She has masses of experience and is a trusted hairdresser that clients love. We recently ...

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Hair Care Tips For Long Hair – Caring For Long Hair

Hair Care Tips For Long Hair – Caring For Long Hair

If you have naturally long and beautiful hair then we take our hats off to you; you are one lucky person! We have so many clients that book in for ...

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The Fantastic Hairdresser Awards Press Release

THE FANTASTIC HAIRDRESSER BUSINESS AWARDS – FUTURE STAR – 2018 The Fantastic Hairdresser Company is the leading business development ...

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We Are Officially Fantastic Hairdressers – Talented Hair Stylists in Peterborough

We Are Officially Fantastic Hairdressers – Talented Hair Stylists in Peterborough

Yesterday we had to close the salon for the afternoon as our amazingly talented hair stylists had to head off to an awards ceremony in London. It ...

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Meet Charlie, Our Newest Stylist In Peterborough

Meet Charlie, Our Newest Stylist In Peterborough

Charlie joined the Locks and Shades team as a Senior Stylist just a few weeks ago and already. She has made a huge impression on our clients with ...

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Hair Care Myths – The Fictions Of Hair Care

Hair Care Myths – The Fictions Of Hair Care

As we said before, as professional hairdressers in Peterborough we hear a lot of crazy hair care tips and we recently shared some crazy hair care ...

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Hair Care Myths – The Facts Of Hair Care

Hair Care Myths – The Facts Of Hair Care

As an experienced hair dresser in Peterborough I have heard so many hair care tips and tricks over my career, some useful and some absolutely. ...

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Skin Benefits of Sun Beds in Peterborough

Skin Benefits of Sun Beds in Peterborough

Here at Locks and Shades tanning salon in Yaxley, we are proud to be a safe provider of sun bed tanning. While there are some risks to the over-use ...

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There’s No Need To Be A Square – Hairstyles for Square Faces

There’s No Need To Be A Square – Hairstyles for Square Faces

When you have a square shaped face, there is no need to be a square with your hair style. There are lots of celebrities with square shaped faces. ...

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Scrunchies Are Back – Hair Trends In Peterborough

Scrunchies Are Back – Hair Trends In Peterborough

For those that loved Sex and the City as much as we did. You’ll remember that Carrie Bradshaw was not a fan of the scrunchies once screaming in ...

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How Often Should I Wash My Hair?

How Often Should I Wash My Hair?

Trying to match when you wash your hair to fit in with your daily schedule and social activities can often be a nightmare; you don’t want to wash ...

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Which Brush For Your Hair?

Which Brush For Your Hair?

We recently shared a blog post of the right bristle for your brush, but in this blog post we would like to talk about all the different brushes and ...

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Which Bristle For Your Brush?

Which Bristle For Your Brush?

Here at Locks and Shades we have a team of hairdressers that not only care about you and your hair while you are in our hair salon in Yaxley, but ...

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Three 2017 Hair Trends That Are Here To Stay

Three 2017 Hair Trends That Are Here To Stay

There were a lot of trends, fads and hairstyles around in 2017 and some of them looked a lot better than others; we feel that part of our job is to ...

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Bridal hair styling

When planning a wedding there is so much to think about, your creative streak is under strain, and you have so many moodboards on Pinterest you feel ...

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Hair growth tips

There is nothing more frustrating than waiting for your hair to grow. Some styles need that extra length to look perfect but it can’t be ...

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