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ATTENTION MEN: Do you feel too grey?

ATTENTION MEN: Do you feel too grey? Have you heard of grey blending? The colour change is always subtle and natural that unless you compared photo to photo most people wouldn’t notice. To book a free consultation contact the Salon 029 20464611.Men 5Min 2 Grey Blend copy

Sands introduce AVEDA Tulasara Skin Care

Introducing the NEW AVEDA Tulasara advanced skin care products at Sands Hair to help accelerate your journey to glowing, health-looking skin. Tulasara works immediately and over time building your skins natural ability to restore itself using blends of precise, potent and advanced ingredients. Contact the Salon to find out more. 029 20464611.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

We’ve decked the halls of Sands Hairdressing and are feeling very festive. Here’s a few photos from the salon!

Wishing all of our clients a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all the team at Sands Hairdressing! See you in 2017…





Sands Hairdressing achieve Investors in People Silver Award


Sands Hairdressing is the 1st salon in Wales to achieve the prestigious Investors in People (IiP) Silver award.

This internationally recognised Award reflects the very best in people leadership and management excellence.

With less than 10% of awarded organisations in the UK moving on to achieve Silver it is a great result for the Salon!

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said:

“We’d like to congratulate Sands Hairdressing, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success. Sands Hairdressing should be extremely proud of their achievement.”

Well done Team!!

Join us at Waterloo Gardens Fete 2016

Join us again this year at Waterloo Gardens Fete at 2.00 on Sunday 17th July for the annual event in support of Marie Curie Holme Towers, CLIMB and the Children’s Heart Unit for Wales.

As well as our fundraising stall on the day itself, Sands will have a raffle prize worth £200, with the winner to be selected on the day of the fete. Get in touch to find out more and buy raffle tickets!

Waterloo fete 2016

You can find out more about the Fete on Facebook or email

Sands raises £1175 for Earth Month

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During the month of April, the Aveda network of haircare and skin professionals works together to raise funds for the WaterAid appeal.

In the developing world dirty water, and poor sanitation and hygiene spread water related diseases that can be fatal.

Since 1999 Aveda has raised over $44 million to help support organisations directly affect environmental change, more than $38 million has supported projects that protect clean water at home and around the world since 2007.


This year Sands Hairdressing have raised £1175 for Aveda Earth Month.

Sheila and Phil would like to thank the rest of the Sands team for all their hard work to make this possible.

New: Aveda Invati™ for men!

Women have been marvelling at the results when using Aveda’s Invati™ range for some time, but newly launching is a new range of products specifically designed for men. When used together, Aveda’s trials showed 4 out of 5 men saw thicker and stronger hair after 12 weeks!


Aveda Invati™ Men Shampoo
This is a 2-in-1 shampoo and contioner, with 98% naturally derived ingredients, that exfoliates the scalp and conditions to help strengthen thinning hair, without the need for two separate products. The shampoo contains salicylic acid derived from wintergreen to remove build-up and excess sebum that can clog pores. IT contains a potent blend of plant actives to
help invigorate your scalp when massaged in, priming it for Invati Men™ scalp revitalizer.


Aveda Invati™ Men Scalp Revitalizer
The Invati Men™ Scalp Revitalizer is formulated with amla extract, and works at the roots of your hair to instantly thicken it. With a potent blend of plant actives, it helps invigorate the scalp when massaged in and is 98% naturally derived.

If you’d like to know more about these new products and how to use them, please ask one of our stylists.

Feel beautiful on your big day!

Tying the knot? Sands Hairdressing have mastered the art of wedding day hair and beauty!

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We know how important getting your hair and make up right on your wedding day is. Our team of experts and bridal specialist Cari Dakin are here to provide a premium service at our 5 star Aveda concept salon or your chosen location.

Cari, our senior stylist (who is also Welsh speaking), has extensive experience in bridal hair and will aim to create your picture perfect look for your big day. Together Cari and the team will strive to exceed your expectations and deliver a professional bridal service to ensure a calm and stress free day.

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A complimentary consultation with Cari 3 months prior to your wedding day is advised.Together we will plan all of your hair and beauty essentials and schedule forthcoming appointments to accommodate you, family and friends and create a bespoke package for your special day.

Our dedicated team are here to deliver a first class professional fun packed service and most importantly to get you to the church on time!

Nourish your lips this spring

New Nourish-mint lip colours are now available at Sands Hairdressing in a range of finishes to suit your preference. All the Nourish-mint range have a refreshing organic spearmint and vanilla flavour to help give you some zing this spring! In addition they’ll reduce the appearance of any fine lines and add moisture. And they’re better for the environment too – new packaging has reduced waste by 33%.


Nourish-mint Smoothing lip colour in Pink Peppertree
75% of women noticed fuller lips after 2 weeks of continuous use of this lip colour,

Nourish-mintSheer mineral lip colour in Sheer Clove
This sheer mineral lip colour plumps lips naturally over time without irritation.

Nourish-mint re-hydrating lip glaze in Cherry nectar and Rose Dusk
These gloss shades are infused with plant emollients and are clinically proven to moisturise, plump and smooth the look of fine lines. The colours glide on smoothly for even colour release and a satin  shine, plumping lips by an average of 13%, for lips that appear naturally fuller. These gorgeous glazes also nourish lips with pomegranate, a known anti-oxidant, and naturally derived conditioners that help protect and soften.

Nourish-mintlip liner in Spring Rose
If you prefer your lips to have some definition, then feed your lips with this luscious, creamy colour that shapes and defines. The liner is made richer with plant waxes and fruit butters, and contains certified organic jojoba plus plant lipids to lkend moisture. It’s also infused with Aveda’s US-patented Berry/Lipid Moisture Complex to help protect and replenish lips. This liner provides generous coverage, that lasts all day and helps to reduce feathering of other lip colours. It also adds a refreshing zing, with certified organic peppermint flavour, and is made of responsibly-sourced cedar and housed in a 100% recycled newsprint shell.


New Aveda Ambassador at Sands

Sands Hairdressing are pleased to announce that our team member John Bolton has recently qualified as a fully-fledged Aveda Ambassador.

As an Aveda Ambassador, John has gained extensive knowledge of the Aveda Full Spectrum Colour range and signature colouring techniques. He can now provide our clients with unique consultations on colours which are irresistible, full of shine and fade resistant. Contact the salon to book an appointment with John.

John has also now become the regional trainer for educating Senior Stylists from other well-known and reputable salons, in the use and application of these unique colouring techniques. Congratulations John – we’re proud to have you on our team!