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  • Cheeky Elf On The Shelf Ideas For Silly, Funny and Mischievous Elves

    Looking for funny and hilarious elf on the shelf ideas that would get you through the Christmas month? There’s nothing else quite like Elf on the Shelf. As excited as kids get about the annual Christmas tradition, some adults get just as excited by — and amazingly creative with — their elaborate Elf on the Shelf ideas. Luckily, it’s 2021, and that means everyone’s creative ideas can be shared on the internet to make the rest of our lives much easier. The whole thing is designed to make the kids......

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  • Let’s Talk Blondes

    Caring for blonde hair can be a real hassle. Not only can natural elements (such as water, the sun, and air pollution) make your hair brassy, but over styling and processing your hair can also leave your locks dry and prone to breakage! Not to worry gorgoeus blondes, we are here to share with you great ways to keep your blonde locks looking like you’ve just stepped out of Bennetts & Jackson Hair + Extensions Salon Let’s get started! Do- Read the labels Sulfates are a big no-no when it......

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  • 5 Holiday Fails We Can Fix

    Holiday season is officially upon us which is great news for those of us who are slowing down and preparing for our much-anticipated summer holidays. However we know too well that before your precious R&R starts, we have to face the frenzy that is the Christmas period. You’re late for a Christmas party, or maybe trying to buy a gift at the last minute, or maybe leaving a busy mall, or maybe you don’t feel like you look your best… your body becomes tense, you start to feel stressed and......

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  • Let’s Talk More About Healthy Hair

    There are many things we can do to improve the appearance and condition of our hair. Our hair isn’t just affected by the products or treatments we apply; it’s also affected by what’s going on inside our bodies. Make sure that you are going to a high-quality hair salon like Bennetts & Jackson to get a haircut or any hair treatment, that way you know your hair will be in good hands and won’t end up damaged. Here are 5 of our top tips for healthy looking hair.   #1......

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  • Switching Shampoos: Necessary or Nah?

    Switching Shampoos: Necessary or Nah? Should You Swap Out Your Shampoo and Conditioner Regularly? You’ve probably heard that you need to change shampoos every once in a while. Conventional wisdom says that your hair “gets used to” or “becomes immune to” the effects of the formula of whatever shampoo you’re using. There’s no proof to the myth that your hair builds up ‘resistance’ to certain products over time. However, if you were to use one shampoo and conditioner over the space of a year, there would be months when your......

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  • The Worst Hair Horror Stories

      We’ve all had bad hair experiences, but here is a collection of the worst of the worst things to happen as a result of an unprofessional beauty treatment. Just ask any beauty experimenter out there: The pursuit of #hairgoals can be a wild ride. But then there was that time you trimmed your own bangs and decided to add just a few subtle highlights but ended up with pumpkin-orange highlights. Whatever your disaster, Bennetts and Jackson is right there with you and we can definitely fix your hair problems.......

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  • Christmas Gift Guide 2021

      It always feels like after halloween, all of a sudden, we’re shopping for Christmas gifts. Finding the perfect present for your girlfriends, or even yourself, can be tricky. But you can’t go wrong with amazing hair products and accessories. After all, the hair is our crowning glory.   via GIPHY We’ve rounded up the best hair gift ideas for Christmas this year, and good news, it can be found in the salon! So whether you’re looking for  a secret santa gift, or just wanna indulge in self love and......

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  • Washing and Styling Your Hair Extensions

    In this video, Kyley will give a tutorial on how to wash and style your hair with extensions. Enjoy!   Here at Bennetts & Jackson, when it comes to achieving your dream hair half the struggle is finding that perfect fit with a stylist that gets YOU & has a full understanding & investment in your hair. You deserve a stylist who cares about your hair & professionally treats your hair with the finest products. We offer complementary consultations for your dream hair. Make sure to treat yourself with a......

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  • How To Curl your Hair Extensions

    Hi there! Here is a tutorial on how to curl your hair extensions. Happy curling, gorgeous! Here at Bennetts & Jackson, when it comes to achieving your dream hair half the struggle is finding that perfect fit with a stylist that gets YOU & has a full understanding & investment in your hair. You deserve a stylist who cares about your hair & professionally treats your hair with the finest products. We offer complementary consultations for your dream hair. Make sure to treat yourself with a visit to the hair......

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  • Kyley’s Holiday Styling Series

    Kyley’s Holiday Styling Series How to beat this summer heat with style? The first thing we often think of and comes to our mind is the hairstyle. These will help to take a look, a style statement. All winter long we pray for warmer weather. A little sun, sand, surf, and sweat? OK, definitely not the last one, but it’s the price we pay for those long summer days. But it can be pretty hard to enjoy a backyard barbecue when your bangs are sticking to your forehead or it......

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  • Summer Hair Care Tips To Save Your Strands

    We are loving this upcoming warm weather. But there are a few factors working against you when it comes to your hair – faded colour, spring like fly-aways and split ends. Hair requires lots of care throughout the summer to keep it looking soft and shiny. Here are a few tips to help you with your summer haircare regime. This article will help you combat these and allow you to enjoy healthy hair in the upcoming school holidays. Hold on to your moisture We all like our hair to feel......

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  • The Biggest Hair Trends Of Spring

      Every new season there are new hair trends, which makes predicting the styles, cuts and colours set to be huge for an entire year ahead no easy feat. The idea behind spring 2021 hair: Fun. Lord knows we all need it. Hair is about self expression, self care, and beauty, plain and simple. Ahead, the ten most trending hairstyles for the spring 2021 season. 1. The Lob Low-maintenance looks like the Lob will continue, with shorter cuts and natural colours at the forefront. Discuss the style with your hairdresser......

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  • The Top 5 Best-Selling Keune Products at B&J

    Your hair products are the first and most important step to achieving a desired look or hairstyle. Without the correct hair care products, you can kiss that beachy boho look or sleek chignon goodbye! In this blog post, we’re going back to basics to give you the run down on the top 5 best-selling Keune products to ensure lovely locks and healthy hair The essential, one-stop guide for the best in all things hair. Top 5 — Satin Oil Shampoo & Conditioner If you’ve always dreamed having of shampoo-commercial hair,......

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  • Why The Wolf Cut Is Trending

      This edgy look can work on nearly all hair types. Shag haircuts are officially a thing again.This unique hybrid of a shag and a mullet has taken TikTok by storm, with the hashtag racking up 646.6 mllion views and counting on the platform. The truly adventurous are DIY-ing the cut themselves at home, and have some not-so-great results. The wolf cut will not make you look like an extra on Wayne’s World or Ziggy Stardust. In fact, this new take on the “business at the front, party at the......

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  • The Top 5 Fabulous Benefits of Going to the Salon

    Although it may be considered superficial, going to the beauty salon is a pleasure we all enjoy from time to time. In fact, it’s actually very beneficial. Has anyone ever told you they go to a beauty salon just to get their hair washed? This is because going to a beauty parlor, even if just for a hair wash, is totally relaxing and enjoyable. Therefore, beyond the aesthetic benefits, going to a beauty parlor boosts your mood and self-esteem. When it comes to keeping your hair in excellent condition, you......

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  • Get Perfect Lashes & Brows While Achieving your Dream Hair

    Whether it’s eyebrow lamination, brow tinting, or lash lift, let the Bennetts & Jackson experts take care of your brows and lashes. Brows are secretly the most important part of your makeup look; we at B&J will help whip them into their best shape possible. Since your brows are such a crucial part of your personal identity, keeping them groomed and well-defined is par for the course—and it’s best to leave them to the pros. Messing up your eyebrows by over-tweaking is a dismal experience to live through, as they......

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  • Top 5 Reasons Why Silk Accessories are GOOD For Your Hair

    Silk is one of the most luxurious and coveted materials, loved for its gorgeous shimmering tones and irresistibly soft-to-the-touch texture. There is no surprise it has made its way into the haircare realm with its natural fibres and silky smooth texture being extra gentle on those precious strands. Silk can be described as a hair and beauty sleep weapon, with many beauty editors owing their shimmering locks to the wonders of silk hair wraps, silk pillowcases and silk hair ties. So what makes this luxurious material so beneficial to our......

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  • Top 5 Reasons To Go BLONDE

      So why does everyone want to be a blonde? There are many reasons why blonde hair is so desired and it all has to do with the way it looks and the way others see it. Blonde hair is associated with kindness, fun, and gorgeousness. But the fact is that almost everyone has to go blonde at some point in their lives. No matter if your hair is black, brown, red, or white, being a blonde is the ultimate goal for some. via GIPHY   And while you don’t......

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  • The Science Behind Keratin Treatments

    The Science Behind Keratin Treatments One of the three women round the world visits hair salon regularly to nourish and style her hair. The routine visit to the hair salon includes services like hair cut, blow dry, hair coloring, hair styling and Keratin Treatments. For many women, the secret to smooth, shiny hair sits at the end of a keratin treatment. The de-frizzing process is more popular than ever, but what does it actually do, and how long will it last? There’s a lot of mystery surrounding keratin treatments, so......

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  • Hair Myths Debunked

    Just because you’ve heard it a million times doesn’t mean it’s true!  We all spend plenty of time washing, conditioning, drying, and treating our hair. Your hair serves as a fashion statement and a natural extension of your personality. In recent years, many hair myths have started popping up, making people question their tried-and-true hair care methods. We’ve all heard by now that some people experience great success with the “no shampoo” approach, but how reliable is that information? Which of these myths can you trust? We’ve sorted through the......

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  • Debunking Hair Myths About Hair Colouring

    If you’ve ever coloured your hair, you probably know how much upkeep goes into keeping your hue fresh and vibrant. Sometimes, we fall into a deep hole of hair myths and so-called “secrets” that we’ve heard for so long, we’ve accepted them as scientific facts. But trust us, the Bennetts & Jackson experts, when we say that there is a lot of fake news out there when it comes to determining how you should care for your hair. To help you separate fact from fiction, we compiled a list of......

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  • The Benefits Of Hair Extensions

    There are endless benefits of hair extensions.  Using hair extensions is a great solution for getting the hair you’ve always dreamed of. Here are our top 5 reasons why you should be using hair extensions:       1. Instant Hair Length Transformation Short one day, long the next? It’s up to you. Also- hair extensions are not only used for length, but can also be added for increased volume! ✌🏼Rows & a mini to add length’ volume.                 2. Low Maintenance  ......

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  • HERE IT IS! B & J 2.0

    After many,many,many hours Late nights, pizza party’s a few beers & tired eyes! We did it! I’m so beyond proud of this stunning space Daniel & I (mostly Daniel) created in just 8 short weeks. Whether you need a hair trim, a treatment, hair extensions, or any hair needs, Bennetts & Jackson in Upper Mount Gravatt – we just opened our newly renovated salon – is now ready to cater to your beauty pampering needs. Here are some pictures of our lovely salon. Look at the amazing green wall! The......

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  • HAIR EXTENSION MAINTENANCE

    Maintenance is very important and we offer an extensive aftercare service. Once you have had your hair extensions fitted, your extensions will need to be looked after and cared for to ensure your own hair does not get damaged and you get the most out of your new hair. Maintenance appointments are extremely important to keep your extensions looking their best and to stop any matting/tangling of your natural re-growth hair. The length of time before your second appointment will depend on the treatment you have.   COLOURING OF YOUR......

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  • Blonde Hair After-Care

    Blonde Hair After-Care They say blondes have more fun, but let’s be honest – caring for blonde hair can be a real hassle. Not only can elements (such as water, the sun, and air pollution) make your hair brassy, but over styling and processing your hair can also leave your locks dry and prone to breakage! Not to worry our Brisbane blondes, we’re here to impart knowledge on how to take care of your blonde hair after stepping out of Bennetts & Jackson! Let’s get started!   TONERS: We used......

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  • Express Styling Service

    At Bennetts & Jackson, you can expect to leave with more than just hair that wows We are committed to making our clients feel like a million bucks, no matter what day of the week. Depending on your hair texture – especially thick, curly or frizzy hair types – you may find that our express styling service is much easier than doing it yourself. What is express styling? The express styling service is a quick, 30minute experience. Our salon artist will style it however you like with waves, curls or......

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  • All You Want To Know About Bennetts & Jackson’s Keratin Treatment

      Frizz. We have been fighting it since, what feels like, the beginning of time. With so many products, DIY home remedies, and salon treatments that claim to kill frizz once and for all, it can be overwhelming to try to find the solution that works best for your hair. Do you have frizzy or damaged hair? Are you wondering how to make it look healthy again? Before we get into our amazing keratin treatment, let me just explain what is keratin. What is Keratin? Keratin isn’t only a straightening......

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  • Bennetts & Jackson 2.0

    Some very very exciting news! Bennett’s & Jackson 2.0 coming soon! Hi there! We very happy to share our journey as we move to a bigger and more gorgeous space. If you’ve been following us on our socials, we post renovation updates every week. Here are some inspo for the new space: Our space may change but we are still the amazing salon that you know and love. Luxe green vibes for Bennetts & Jackson v 2.0! We assure you that this place will give you relaxation and pampering like......

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    Hair Extension

    Invisible bead extensions is the latest extension method when it comes to weft application. Installed using small silicone lined beads to ensure there’s no damage to your natural hair. The weft extensions are then sewn into the track created & customised to your head & individual desired result. Your extensions will be comfortable, light weight & easily tie up into a ponytail or high bun. The hair can be reused for up to 12 months, just have them moved up every 6‐8 weeks. Invisible bead hair extensions are the least damaging,......

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    Treat yo Self!

    Do what suits YOU! 💁🏼‍♀️ Hair colour is a way to express yourself, do what suits you to enhance your features and work with your personality. Taking note of your complexion & eye colour as well as keeping some of your natural root colour showing creates contrast & is also more low-maintenance.   Treat it Well 💕 Your hair is the CROWN 👑 you never take off… “To achieve a beautiful colour healthy hair is essential” Keep your shampoo free of harsh sulphates to maintain a beautiful colour. Add a......

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    TREND ALERT 🚨

    BARRETTE STYLING Try a centre part with soft waves to give you that boho inspired look, or a deep side part will add a little sass.         BEAUTIFUL BOWS Luxe velvet bows are EVERYWHERE… try popping one in a half up-do or for an uber feminine look a low chignon will have you looking polished!   CLIP ART Update your summer do in seconds with embellished clips & barrettes. Layer up your bar slide or booby pins in different displays to instantly add a chic vibe to......

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  • THE GLAM BLOW-OUT

    THE GLAM BLOWOUT… The best way to wear this classic smooth look is to add plenty of volume to the roots. We love the ELEVEN I want body volume powder its our fave for giving that added va va voom…...

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  • THE LOB!

    The LOB is one of the most versatile cuts of the last few seasons & it’s here to stay. It’s a style that’s long enough to tie back making it convenient for women with busy lifestyles. #Lob Goals…...

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  • Blonde Shampoo Facts!

    🙋🏼‍♀️ Blonde Shampoo is a great way to keep on top of your brassiness, Our ELEVEN Keep my colour blonde shampoo & Keep my colour blonde treatment eliminate unwanted yellow tones, imparts a pearlescent shine & balances moisture levels. Packed with hydrolysed soy & wheat protein to keep blonde hair healthy. 🙋🏼‍♀️ Treat your hair regularly, blondes need extra moisture and shine to give a good reflection as the absorb the light rather then reflect it. That means that to get blonde hair shiny the cuticles need to be in......

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  • Fringe Benefits

    ⚜️ FRINGE BENEFITS ⚜️ If you want a little edge added to your look, a fringe packs plenty of punch 🤛 Bangs have the ability to completely redefine your look. We’re loving the kindergarten fringe or “Baby Bangs”. They look like you’ve done it yourself, “not too neat or perfect ” also crushing over the Grown-out curtain fringe worn from a loose centre part....

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  • Tame your Mane…

    My Hair is FRIZZY & so unmanageable!! Have you heard yourself say this lately, Summers coming & your not looking forward to putting in all that effort blow- drying & ironing your hair in the heat to only walk out side & have it turn to fuzz. So if you want manageable, frizz free hair for 3 months than read on…. The ‘ Cezanne Keratin ’ is a specialist service done done fully trained hairstylists like us. We are trained to assess your hair type and masterfully work out a......

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  • Are you ready for a trip back to the 90’s?

    Love ’em, hate ’em, or try to ignore ’em, scrunchies are BACK! & are making there way into our bathrooms 🛁 This look is super cute & took no more than 5 minutes. We’re talking sequins, embroidered flowers, pearls, velvet and fur. We’re loving all of it. Get in on the trend!...

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  • Can you keep a secret?

    “Can you Keep a secret?” It sounds so mysterious, doesn’t it?! The Secret Veil We have just launched one of the newest most undetectable extension installations on the market. This Method is fast becoming the #1 choice used by stylists due to it’s invisible attachments, non-damaging properties, ultra-secure installation and quick maintenance appointments. INVISIBLE- Weather your hair is pulled up or left down, rest assured you won’t be able to see any hair extension attachments whatsoever. DAMAGE FREE- Your hair & it’s condition is important to us as it is......

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  • DAMAGE CONTROL

    5 ways to STOP hair going straw like. #2 WEEKLY TREATMENTS We can’t stress enough the importance of a good at-home hair regime, a weekly treatment is a must, it won’t only leave your hair soft as silk but will also look after your colour by keeping the health of your hair in check ✔️✔️which will in turn save you on the hip pocket with your colour lasting a little longer = less trips to the salon WIN! WIN!...

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  • Damage control!

    DAMAGE CONTROL 5 ways to STOP hair going straw like. #1 Less shampooing, we all are very much aware of the old faithful Dry shampoo but have you tried the DRY CONDITIONER? I’ll let you in on a little secret… It’s a must have when getting the best out of a salon blow dry, or to just give your hair a break. We use & recommended the Sliky soft xpress RRP $20.00 just spray & work through when styling as a finishing spray or in the morning before walking out......

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    TO LOB OR BOB?

    Spring/SummerTrend 2018 Hair is being lopped off this season, so if you’re considering a big change, this is your moment. If you had a lob cut a season or two ago, you might consider taking things up a bit. The must have haircut would have to be well above the shoulder. It’s current, its short & its sexy. It can also be styled in a multitude of styles…...

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  • ARE YOU A BRUNETTE ?

    To lighten up for summer, balayage is still the go-to for brunette’s. Balayage isn’t going anywhere, the focus is all about the placement. Face framing,Baby lights & sun-kissed foliage are the techniques now used to create the soft-yet-noticeable dimension in the hair. Think coffee, mocha, honey & gold hues, they’re super flattering on all brunette’s.  ...

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  • What Hair Style Suits Your Face Shape?

    WHAT HAIR STYLE SUITS YOUR FACE SHAPE? Ever felt like you’re unsure about whether your hair style suits your face or not? Looking for a new style but not sure what to go for? We’d like to help you out here…what if you had an oval shaped face? What style would you choose? Or what about if your face was diamond shaped? Check out what styles suit YOUR face shape....

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  • Ways to keep your colour lasting longer

    You go to the hairdresser because you want your hair to look AMAZING…and when you leave you always do look AMAZING! But how on earth can you keep your colour looking as pretty as it did the day you left the salon? It’s easy! Yep…EASY! Nowadays, your hairstylist and YOU will work TOGETHER at keeping your hair looking sexy until your next appointment. Yes, together we will create your Fabuloso Pro colour take-home goodness which is created right here at Bennetts and Jackson using YOUR very own colour mix….so it’s......

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  • How to change your entire look

    Love her or loathe her, you have to admit Kim Kardashian’s hair is ALWAYS on-point! Her hair look changes colour, from jet black, to blonde, to brunette and back to black. She teases it, she braids it, she chops it – and then it’s back to Cher-like lengths from the 70’s (and this is very NOW girls). So, how does she do it….with the love and care of her talented stylist – that’s how! We just love this latest look of Kim’s with her lengthy locks at an all time......

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  • How to get your blonde to last longer

    Do you want your blonde to last longer? Are you tired of walking out of the salon with instant regrowth? Do you want REAL blonde….not a yellow-ish variation? We feel your pain! Trust us we hear it all the time…being a blonde can be hard work – but it doesn’t need to be. Bennetts & Jackson are the long-lasting blonde experts! Your favourite hair salon in Brisbane offers you our signature Long Lasting Blonde with custom hairline!! We have spent years perfecting our signature Long Lasting Blonde technique – and......

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  • How to Style Textured Wavy Hair

    Wavy hair is in! How lucky are you girls – no more straightening! Let the curls loose!! Keeping your hair looking amazing even when you haven’t just floated out of Bennetts & Jackson on Cloud 9 – really IS possible. As you probably know, here at Bennetts & Jackson (your favourite Brisbane hairdresser), we are huge fans of Eleven Australia. Why? Simply because Eleven has a beautiful range of hair care products to keep you looking red-carpet ready (or hot-date ready) from the comfort of your own home. Eleven Australia......

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  • No styling is the new styling

    The Cannes Film Festival each year brings out the best in hair styles and trends…and this year is no different in the hair fashion stakes. Styling your hair is easier than ever now thanks to the “no-style-style” where your hair looks more natural and relaxed than ever before. Check out Bella Hadid (above) with her cute and sexy bob…it’s timeless, charming and ever so easy (ask us how to get this look next time you’re in). Lily-Rose Depp, daughter of Johnny, looked stunning with her flowing, almost messy, curls….we are......

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    Why you should be using salon-only hair products

    It’s tempting for you – we get that! We know that you spend a fortune on getting your cut and colour just right, so when it comes to spending even more on take home products, you think twice. And, sometimes, you even commit the deadly sin of buying supermarket or chemist hair care products. But did you know that you aren’t in fact saving any money at all by purchasing cheap products? Purchasing your hair care products in the supermarket or in a chemist will actually cost you a lot......

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