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You’ll be flicking brighter blonde hair after just one wash….

 

 

 

It’s almost summer, and chances are you’re dying to get your blonde hair beachy bright for the sunny days ahead.

Icy blonde hair is a big trend for SS17, especially after celebrities like Olivia Wilde, Katy Perry and Cara Delevingne embraced the look in recent months.

But even the celebs can struggle to keep their peroxide strands in check, especially given that the three ‘Bs’ are never far from rearing their ugly head – brassiness, brittleness and breakage.

If you want to neutralise the yellow and keep your hair strong, hydrated and bright, you need a quality brightening shampoo and conditioner as well as a hydrating hair mask on hand.

Which is where JOICO’s new Blonde Life hair care products come into play.

The brand has just released a collection of sulphate-free home care products specially formulated to keep blonde hair looking fresh, healthy and on-tone for as long as possible.

The Blonde Life hair care products are full of elasticity-boosting Arginine, moisturising oils like Monoi and Tamanu as well as with detoxifiers and JOICO Bio-Advanced Peptide Complex which help to keep the colour in check.

After just one use, you can notice a distinct difference in the brightness of your hair, plus your strands will be left silky smooth and easy to style.

There are three products in the latest collection:

JOICO Blonde Life Brightening Shampoo (RRP €16.95) – this shampoo eliminates yellow tones that turn blonde hair brassy.

Brightening Conditioner (RRP 16.95) – for illumination and hydration without weighing down the hair. The nourishing formula combines the lightness of a lotion and the power of a serum to give instant, intense hydration and an incredible champagne-shine.

Brightening Masque (RRP €24.95) – a quick-acting product designed to hydrate, soften, and illuminate blonde hair, by neutralising chlorine and removing those nasty trace minerals known to turn a gorgeous head of blonde hair into a dull, yellowy mess.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What an amazing team day we had yesterday with the amazing Alan Austin-Smith.. As Always you blew us all away 💇💆 We love you Alan Austin-Smith xx

 

Some of the beautiful hair from New York fashion weak

 

Our winner for NEW YORK FASHION WEEK….is Odile Gilbert ….she prepped the hair with leave in conditioner before drying with a diffuser to give really soft texture inspired by kids crafts, she created barrettes and headbands using bits of fabric from the dresses she says “You do some knots and you cut it in a very innocent way” she explaned “on the top of the head we put it in a very poetic way”…..we here at Ikon love this and we voted this best hair from NEW YOUR fashion week 2017..

Iconic Cork salon wins Supreme Team award at London event

14224927_10210990035654644_4750291394983034935_n           14202716_10210990037054679_8803881122604176558_n       14265097_10210990033734596_2938638587961663543_n Valerie Finnegan Cahill and her team at IKON Hair Design, Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork are celebrating after winning the ‘Supreme Team’ category of UK and Irish hairdressing competition – the Most Wanted Awards(announced in London yesterday evening – September 5th, 2016).

In what is being seen as a huge compliment to Cork’s style and beauty sector, the celebrated salon was nominated in the ‘Supreme Team’ category of the Creative HEAD Most Wanted Awards which were held in the magnificent surroundings of London’s Guildhall and attended by the ‘Who’s who’ of the UK and Irish style sectors.

This is the first time Irish salons have been eligible to be entered and as the only Cork salon to ‘make the final cut’ it represents a real creative and professional coup for IKON owner, Valerie Finnegan Cahill, and her team.

The awards were hosted by comedian, Rob Beckett and judged by influential names in hair, fashion, business and the media – including Chanel’s catwalk hairdresser Sam McKnight, celebrity stylist Andrew Barton, British Vogue beauty editor Lauren Murdoch-Smith and the founders of BeautyMART, Millie Kendall MBE and Anna-Marie Solowij – the Most Wanted Awards celebrate the outstanding individuals, teams and salons that keep the hairdressing industry moving forward.

Presented by leading industry magazines Creative HEAD and Creative HEAD Ireland, the Most Wanted Awards comprise 14 different categories, each recognising excellence across a multitude of disciplines, from business acumen and customer service to creative skill and technical ability.

Each winner is presented with a Most Wanted Trophy. They will also enjoy an exclusive prize courtesy of their category sponsor and receive editorial coverage in Creative HEAD Ireland and its associated titles and websites, resulting in global exposure.

Says Catherine Handcock, Publisher of Creative HEAD: “Having launched Creative HEAD Ireland back in 2007, it’s fantastic now to welcome its readers to our Most Wanted awards. Irish salons are producing amazing work, and it’s important to recognise the people behind that.”

 

 

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CORK CITY SALON REACHES FINALS OF PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL AWARDS! 

VALERIE FINNEGAN CAHILL AND HER TEAM of IKON HAIR DESIGN in CORK CITY is celebrating after being named a finalist in the SUPREME TEAM category of UK and Irish hairdressing competition – the Most Wanted Awards.

This is the first time Irish salons have been eligible to enter the Most Wanted Awards, already established as the most stylish and influential hairdressing awards in the UK. And now, thanks to an impressive display of skill, dedication and talent, OFF THE IKON TEAM THEY HAVE secured a place at the Most Wanted Grand Final on Monday 5 September 2016, hosted by comedian Rob Beckett at the historic Guildhall in London.

Judged by influential names in hair, fashion, business and the media – including Chanel’s catwalk hairdresser Sam McKnight, celebrity stylist Andrew Barton, British Vogue beauty editor Lauren Murdoch-Smith and the founders of BeautyMART, Millie Kendall MBE and Anna-Marie Solowij – the Most Wanted Awards celebrate the outstanding individuals, teams and salons that keep the hairdressing industry moving forward.

Presented by leading industry magazines Creative HEAD and Creative HEAD Ireland, the Most Wanted Awards comprise 14 different categories, each recognising excellence across a multitude of disciplines, from business acumen and customer service to creative skill and technical ability.

When the winners are announced on Monday 5 September, they will each be given the hairdressing industry’s greatest seal of approval – a Most Wanted Trophy. They will also enjoy an exclusive prize courtesy of their category sponsor and receive editorial coverage in Creative HEAD Ireland and its associated titles and websites, resulting in global exposure.

Says Catherine Handcock, Publisher of Creative HEAD: “Having launched Creative HEAD Ireland back in 2007, it’s fantastic now to welcome its readers to our Most Wanted awards. Irish salon are producing amazing work, and it’s important to recognise the people behind that.”

IKON HAIR DESIGN, 9 OLIVER PLUNKETT STREET, CORK CITY, 0214274588, WWW.IKONHAIR.COM

Notes to editor:

Most Wanted celebrates the best of British and Irish hair talent and is open to UK- and Ireland-based professional hairdressers and salons. Presented by Creative HEAD magazine, the 2016 competition is sponsored by American Crew, BaByliss PRO, Bumble and bumble, Cloud Nine, JOICO, Layered, L’Oreal Professionnel, Paul Mitchell, Revlon Professional, Tangle Teezer, Treatwell and Wella Professionals. For more information visit creativeheadmag.com/mostwanted.

Creative HEAD Ireland is the leading magazine for the Irish hairdressing industry. Since 2007 it has been inspiring and informing hair professionals across the Republic of Ireland with world-leading photographic collections, important industry news, profiles of leading talents and backstage insight.