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Top tips for going grey gracefully!

Did you know that just over half of UK woman colour their hair?- Either at home or professionally. But when and how do we stop? I’ve been colouring my hair since I was about 14 and like many woman my age it all started with a sachet of “Shaders and Toners” wash in and wash out shampoo that promised a touch of colour and amazing shine - and it did although most of the “Rich mahogany” liquid probably ended up on the bathroom carpet...

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Home hair colour vs Salon colour

Passing through the aisle of haircare on a recent supermarket trip I found myself tuning in on the discussion two young girls were having while selecting hair colour. Have you ever noticed how the model on the box looks like she's full of happiness with her glossy, multi toned coloured, beautifully flowing hair?...... But the thing is, that model's hair was most certainly done by a professional...


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Salon quality or cheap off the shelf hair care?

It’s just shampoo- right? Does where it comes from or how much it costs really make that much difference to your hair? As Hairdressers of 30 something years we are regularly being asked this question and in truth what's important to you in a shampoo might not mean anything to someone else! For some the choice goes no further than the price tag —but consider these few factors to help you make your choice...

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About ACutAbove...

Whatever the weather! You will always receive the warmest of welcome and best customer service from our lovely team of talented stylists here at Acutabove.

The opening of Acutabove hair salon, Axbridge in 2007 was the personal ambition for owner Sarah Boundy who, with more than 30 years running her own salon was looking for a new venture after moving from Cornwall. Being such an active community holding numerous events throughout the year Axbridge turned out to be the perfect place to be part of and grow a new business. Passionate about building a hair salon based on great hair styling and excellent customer service our team are waiting to create the look you desire, whether you want a trim, redesign, a few grey hairs blending or a completely new hair colour!

Sarah quickly established Acutabove as one of the top hair salon's in the area. Ten years on and the salon has undergone refurbishment, its unique design focuses on relaxation and luxury that compromises the nostalgia of the old building. As an Aveda salon the whole business revolves around caring for the world we live in - recycling everything from the cardboard boxes the deliveries arrive in to the empty tubes of colour. Even the micro fibre towels used in the salon have been especially chosen to eliminate the use of a tumble dryer. Discover the properties of up to 99% naturally derived ingredients - Aveda believe that what you put onto your body should be as healthy and natural as what you put into it.

EXPERT ADVICE

Find the perfect hair care solutions. Our experts will carry out an in-depth consultation prescribing the best products for your hair. Discover the properties of up to 99% naturally derived ingredients - Aveda believe that what you put onto your body should be as healthy and natural as what you put into it.

AVEDA MISSION

More than 85% of our skin care and hair styling bottles and jars contain 100% post-consumer recycled materials- we’re always working to minimise our packaging and maximise our use of recyclable materials because caring for the world we live in and minimising waste is part of the Aveda mission

THE LATEST STYLES

If you’re feeling that itch to change your hair then you won’t be wrong to take your inspiration from the winter 2019-2020 hairstyle trends. As far as haircuts are concerned, there is a lot of room for variety. Bob haircuts, pixie haircuts, and all kinds of bangs were glimpsed on many different runways, although as in previous years, long hair reigned supreme.

HAIR FOR OCCASIONS

Are you attending a wedding? If you've bought your dress and hat, let's not forget to create a gorgeous wedding hairstyle. Whether its a bouncy blow dry or an elaborate updo, We will make the most of your hair so you can celebrate and enjoy your day in style.

CONTEMPORARY STYLES

You know that 60 is the new 40, right? Older women are giving their younger counterparts a run for their money when it comes to looking great, but if you’re stuck in a time warp with your hairstyle, help is at hand! Let us modernise your look. Our team keep up to date with the latest in all things hair. We know the upcoming and in-fashion looks so that you're modelling the latest fashion. Let us do the hard work! It’s time to throw the so-called rule book out of the window and find a hair cut and colour that is perfect for the older women out there.

OUR EXPERT TEAM

Our talented team will deliver perfection for your hair needs for each and every occasion. No matter what you are looking for, our team can advice, support, develop, design and provide the best hair styles!