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May 05, 2012

Hair Haul + Hair Show

Wednesday and Thursday were super fantastic hair days for me. On Wednesday I got some feather hair extensions in my hair and on Thursday my favourite hair salon held a salon open day and hair show at night. 
As far as hair extensions go, I ended up getting six extensions (two bundles of three) as I couldn't decide which I liked better. Both bundles, plus installation (I'm not sure if that's the word, but I'm talking about them being put in my hair) cost me a total of $40.00 as each was $19.95. Both bundles have two natural looking feathers and a bright one; one being an aqua/turquoise and the other being a light purple. To the left you can see a photo of my hair with the feathers in it but you can't really see them. Sorry!

You may also notice that my hair colour's changed. Last week I dyed it a dark copper. I really like the colour. 

As I mentioned at the start, my favourite hair salon, Hairhouse Warehouse, held an open day on Thursday. I absolutely love this salon. Their service is incredible, their prices are great and the staff are absolutely amazing.
Anyway, as part of the celebrations they were offering their VIP members double points on any purchases made on the day. I need a couple of products so I deicded to wait until double points came into effect. The following products were purchased by me -
  • Nin9ty Nin9 Cushion Brush - $18.95
  • Redken Real Control Cream Care 250mL - $29.00
  • De Lorenzo Nova Fusion Copper Titian (I wanted straight Copper but I couldn't find it) 250mL - $25.95
  • Espresso Colouring Conditioner in Copper 200mL - $29.95 or $32.95 (I can't quite remember, sorry!)
As you can see, I bought a couple of products to enhance the colour of my hair and I'm really impressed with them, especially the Espresso conditioner.
Samples from Hairhouse Warehouse
As part of the Open Day, each customer was given a bag full of fantastic samples, a bonus for someone who just thought she was getting extra points. I have included a photo above, but the products I found in my bag are listed below - 
  • Macadamia Natural Oil Deep Repair Masque - 30mL
  • Macadamia Natural Oil Luxurious Oil Treatment - 10mL
  • L'Oreal Absolut Repair Cellular Shampoo - 10mL
  • L'Oreal Absolut Repair Cellular Cleansing Balm - 15mL
  • L'Oreal Absolut Repair Cellular Masque - 15mL
  • Paul Mitchell Clarifying Shampoo - 7.4mL 
  • Matrix Biolage Colour Care Shampoo - 10mL
  • Matrix Biolage Colour Care Conditioner - 10mL
  • Babyliss Pro Argan Oil Oil Treatment - 3mL
  • Wella Brilliance Treatment for Colored Hair - 15mL x 2
A pretty good mix of samples, don't you think? I can't wait to give them all a try!
As I mentioned, I also attended a Hair Show on Thursday night. The hair show was fantastic. Guests were greeted by the owner of the salon and free champagne, offered canapes and delicious cupcakes and provided with another fabulous goodie bag (even better than the first). After providing the guests with time to eat, drink and mingle, the hair show began! 

The hairdressers created some fantastic styles on beautiful models and it was a pleasure to watch.

I'm sure you're dying to know what was in the goodie bag (I know I would be) so let's get into it. I have included a photo above, but the products I found in my bag are listed below - 
  • Schwarzkopf Hairtherapy Color Save Colored Ends treatment - 75mL (full size)
  • Essie nail polish in California Coral - 15mL (full size)
  • De Lorenzo Rejuvin8 Shampoo - 60mL bottle
  • De Lorenzo Rejuvin8 Conditioner - 60mL bottle
  • Cocoa Butter Formula Body Lotion - 50mL bottle
  • NAK Body n Shine Styling Glaze with thermal protection - 25mL tube
  • NAK Options Sculpting Lotion with thermal protection - 25mL tube
  • Tigi Sleek Mystique Straight Collection Glossing Shampoo - 10mL
  • Tigi Sleek Mystique Straight Collection Calming Conditioner - 10mL
  • Tigi Sleek Mystique Straight Collection Blow Out Balm - 10mL
  • Bed Head Candy Fixations Mega Whip - 4mL
  • Bed Head Candy Fixations Sugar Dust - .25g
  • Bed Head Candy Fixations Glaze Haze - 4mL
  • RPR Give Me Strength Anti-Snap Hydrating Treatment - 7g x 2 
  • RPR My Multi-Vitamin Mask 7g x 2
  • Matrix Biolage Colour Care Shampoo - 10mL
  • Matrix Biolage Colour Care Conditioner - 10mL
  • Joico Moisture Recovery Shampoo for Dry Hair - 7mL
  • Joico Moisture Recovery Conditioner  for Dry Hair - 7mL
  • Joico Moisture Recovery Treatment Balm  for Dry Hair - 7mL
  • Joico Reconstruct Shampoo for Damaged Hair - 4mL 
  • Joico Reconstruct Conditioner for Damaged Hair - 4mL
  • Macadamia Natural Oil Deep Repair Masque - 30mL
  • Babyliss Pro Argan Oil Oil Treatment - 3mL
  • Caron Laboratories Bump Eraser No More Ingrowns - 2.5mL
So, ladies and gents, that's my hair haul and hair show experience. As with make up, I have a big hair obsession so I was totally in my element. 

What do you guys think of my last few hair days? Do you like the feathers? What'd you think of the goodie bags? Mega score, right?! 

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  1. Best hair week ever! Great scores there & the feathers are so cute! I need to change hair colour in winter, get too pasty...love the look of your copper!

  2. Wow! I'm so jelly with your haircare goodies! And I love your hair colour.

    I've got the Redken Real Control Cream as well, and I think it's pretty good only when I use it when my hair's damp. I tried it when my hair's dry, and it really weighed my hair down and lots of residue was left.

  3. Hi Sophie I'm looking for a new place 2 buy my products to and service is a big deal to me (i work in retail to) (especially given the freebies you got). Which Hairhouse Warehouse shop did you go to

    1. Hi, Anonymous. If possible, please email me on dontstopbuying@hotmail.com
      I live in Western Australia, but I'll try and help.


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