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The History of Wigs

The History of Wigs

Photo credit: Kevin Mazur Deciding to wear a wig can be a difficult choice and you may wonder whether a wig will be uncomfortable or look too ‘fake’...

What to Ask for At the Hairdressers – The Brunette Edit

What to Ask for At the Hairdressers – The Brunette Edit

Are you a blonde looking for a complete colour change or a brunette looking for a colour refresh? Before you embark on your new colour journey it’s important to do determine which shade of brown to ask for at your hairdressers in Bournemouth...

What to ask for at the Hairdressers – The Blonde Edit

What to ask for at the Hairdressers – The Blonde Edit

So, you’ve chosen your hairstyle and you’ve been looking on Pinterest for the perfect tone of blonde...

How to Stop Hair Getting Greasy

How to Stop Hair Getting Greasy

Do you suffer from overly greasy hair? Well you’re not alone...

Does trimming hair make it grow faster?

Does trimming hair make it grow faster?

Whether you are in bad haircut purgatory or simply long for longer hair, most women have yearned for the secret to fast growing hair...

The Best 2019 Hair Trends

The Best 2019 Hair Trends

We love the fresh feeling of the new year. It's exciting to change things up and make positive new steps for self-improvement...

Hair Care Apps To Download Now

Hair Care Apps To Download Now

There is pretty much an app for everything nowadays. But did you know an app can help you find your prefect hair cut and style? We list our favourite hair care apps for #hairporn, #hairinspiration and more!

5 Benefits of Hair Extensions

5 Benefits of Hair Extensions

Hair extensions are a modern miracle! Here we list our favourite reasons why hair extensions & volumizers are a worthy investment.

Westbourne salon named as a finalist for the HJ British Hairdressing Business Awards 2018

Westbourne salon named as a finalist for the  HJ British Hairdressing Business Awards 2018

Simone Thomas, a renowned hair loss treatment clinic and hairdressers in Bournemouth has been named as one of the country’s top salons after being announced as a finalist for the HJ British Hairdressing Business Awards 2018 - in the Customer Care Award category, sponsored by Schwarzkopf Professional...

Things You Should Never Say To A Hairdresser In Bournemouth

Things You Should Never Say To A Hairdresser In Bournemouth

  Have you ever walked out of a salon wondering what went wrong? You had a clear vision of the cut and style you wanted, but the results weren’t quite what you expected? Here’s a few key statements to avoid, helping your stylist create a hair style you’ll love...

5 Things to tell your Hairdresser in Bournemouth

5 Things to tell your Hairdresser in Bournemouth

It has happened to the best of us. You have the perfect cut and style in mind...

Spring 2018 Hair Trends

Spring 2018 Hair Trends

Out with the old and in with the new! Why not celebrate the new year and with a new look? Get ahead of the fashion curve with the latest Spring hair trends from the Simone Thomas hairdressers in Bournemouth and Wokingham...

Director’s Cut

Director’s Cut

The Westbourne salon has a new Creative Director. Lauren Grunsell joins us after 11 years with Francesco, one of the country’s best-known hairdressing groups...

On the set with hair loss specialist, Simone Thomas

On the set with hair loss specialist, Simone Thomas

So the stage has been set and the dream team are in situ, all that’s left is for the wonderful star of our show to weave her way through the ghastly London 9am traffic and it’s Lights! Camera! Action! With the very fabulous Charlie Duffy on makeup, Mr Volumizer himself Matthew Wade on hair and Sarah Nash with four cases and three bags bursting to the brim of the latest designer togs – nothing can go wrong...

Award Worthy Hairdressers in Bournemouth

Award Worthy Hairdressers in Bournemouth

Our run of success as award winning hairdressers may continue: Simone has been shortlisted for two separate national awards, hosted by two of the industry’s leading publications – including the ‘Vogue’ of the hairdressing world...

KeraStraight Treatments now in our Bournemouth Salon!

KeraStraight Treatments now in our Bournemouth Salon!

Think of how much time you would save if you didn’t have to style your hair every day? Think about much damage you could prevent to your hair by not repeatedly using straighteners or your hairdryer? Well dream no more, because Simone Thomas hairdressers in Bournemouth are now offering the innovative KeraStraight Ultimate Treatment for your hair! What is KeraStraight Treatment? KeraStraight is an intense repair treatment designed to transform damaged hair back to its gorgeous glory...

How to get your confidence back after Alopecia

How to get your confidence back after Alopecia

How Alopecia hair loss can affect you emotionally Losing hair to alopecia can be a devastating process...

Five Women’s Haircut Styles For 2017

Five Women’s Haircut Styles For 2017

We’ve all been there, haven't we? Walking into the nearest hairdressers for convenience because we desperately need our hair done or want the latest celebrity hair craze, but not done our research and walked away with the worst hair cut and/or colour job ever! There are many salons out there that will take your money, not patch test you 24 to 48 hours prior to applying a professional hair colour, and not advise you whether the style and/or colour you want will suit you or is achievable with your existing hair! Here at The Simone Thomas hairdressers in Bournemouth and Reading we feel a free hair salon consultation with our clients prior to whipping out the scissors and dye is of paramount importance...

How to Colour Your Hair Without Damage

How to Colour Your Hair Without Damage

You may have wondered how Hollywood's A List celebrities can change the colour of their hair multiple times in a short period of time and experience next to no breakage or damage to their hair...

How to choose a hairstyle

How to choose a hairstyle

When you're looking for a new hairstyle to try, your hair texture, features, and face shape should all factor into your decision...

Five Tips On How To Make Your Curls Last Longer

Five Tips On How To Make Your Curls Last Longer

Here at The Simone Thomas Hair Salon located in the heart of Westbourne and Wokingham one of our popular services is a big bouncy blow dry...