GOING to a hair salon for a colour treatment is never a quick job, so when you take several
Walking into Stil Salon, nestled in the heart of London’s Notting Hill, feels like a safe haven from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The neutral tones and chic decor transport you to
Already, I’m at ease and that’s before award-winning colourist and founder Christel Lundqvist has even looked at my barnet.
Heady from the calming vibes, I wonder if I should not come to
Anyway, back to follicles…The lovely Christel breezes over full of knowledge after several decades in the industry, having worked all over the world.
As a natural brunette, I am after subtle blonde highlights, taking into consideration the current balayage trend.
I have some snaps from
She studies my skin tone and eye colour to ensure the shade will work with my natural goods. We couple this with the look I’m after myself and I airdrop her a photo of something I’ve seen on Instagram that I think will work.
She shows me her colour bible – a book filled with pictures of what shades will work with every tone. I feel reassured and safe in her hands.
After a thorough consultation, Christel offers a detox lighting service.
I’m now on a straightener-ban, which, miraculously, I stick to. And, thanks to Christal’s genius colour technique, a natural wave and kink in my hair actually
Rather than the usual hairdresser onslaught of trying to sell me in-house products at this stage,
A thorough blow-dry leaves me in no-doubt that I can stick to my hair appliance drought, and, thanks to the
While this is a blessing to my schedule, I’m just sad I won’t get stand Stil again sooner.
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