Lighten Up With Brisbane’s Best Hairdressers For Blondes

Lighten Up With Brisbane’s Best Hairdressers For Blondes

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By Astrid Taemets | 26th August 2021

Do blondes really have more fun? With the weather warming up, now is the best time to test that theory. But before you take the plunge, going blonde isn’t something you want to do on a whim. Avoid disaster – aim for bleach bombshell, and do it right!

To help you achieve the blonde of your dreams, we’ve listed Brisbane’s best blonde specialists below. Whatever lighter-locked hue you’re chasing, these are the guys to make it happen.

Emilly Hadrill Hair Extensions | Multiple locations

These luxury salon spaces are the perfect setting for a glamorous hair update. With lived-in and multi-dimensional hues taking centre stage, this team are all about delivering blondes hues with body and shine. To create the perfect blonde, they use a mixture of tones and colours to ensure your colour moves with the sunlight, rather than going one dimensional all over. Placing a big emphasis on educating their clients, these stylists are here to help you make the right decisions to achieve the colour you want. They’ll also stress the importance of at-home care to ensure your blonde stays shiny, healthy, and works for you! As extension specialists, this team can enhance your hue without colouring your hair, too. Great news for those who don’t want to compromise the health of their hair with regular colouring! Best of all, you’ll enjoy the five-star service, complete with cocktails, great music, and welcoming atmosphere.

Epic Hair Designs | Various locations

Breathe some (epic) new life into your hair this year with the recipient of the 2020 Australian Hair Industry Awards’ Queensland’s Best Salon. Home to 140 senior stylists and more Goldwell-trained master colourists than any salon in Australia, personalising every unique hair journey from start to finish is what makes these hair legends so renowned. Epic’s blonde specialists are trained in advanced colouring techniques to offer clients any hue they desire. This talented team knows a thing or two when it comes to predicting trends in advance and bringing dream blondes to life, all while prioritising healthy hair. Or, if you want a taste of the blonde life without the commitment, their luxury range of hair extensions is the perfect choice for you!

 

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Fluid the Color Salon | Camp Hill

All the colours of the rainbow are the specialty at Fluid The Color Salon, but blondes? Now that’s an area they dominate in! Working with everything from platinum and honey, to champagne blush and dirty blondes, the gifted team have no shortage of knowledge on what tones are trending right now, and which will best suit you. Fluid know your appointment may be the only ‘me’ time you can get in your busy life, which is why they go the extra mile to create a relaxing environment. Think beverages, music, an iconic salon fragrance, and even signature massages! Fluid also love a colour challenge with blondes, and are not afraid to play with different tones –even the ones that are out of their comfort zone.

Hair By The Collective | East Brisbane

The perfect blonde hue is waiting for you at Hair By The Collective. This team of creatives know going blonde is a serious journey, but there’s no need for you to stress as their extensive knowledge and skills will guide you through your hair transformation with ease! Their talented stylists will work in softened highlights to create that ultimate iridescence and shimmer, while also arming you with the best maintenance advice, making sure your new ‘do gets all the TLC it needs. Not to mention the array of awesome services they can offer Brissy blondes, such as face-frames, root smudges, and tipped-out ends. Whether you’re a first-time balayage blonde or a golden veteran, these trendsetters are true experts and will take your vision to a whole new level!

Hairytales Hair Salon | Wavell Heights

With one quick look at their Instagram page, you’ll see exactly why Hairytales has made the cut for our blonde specialists! As most of the stylists are blonde themselves, they understand and know the process inside and out, as well as the journey it can take to achieve the perfect hue you’re pining for. That’s precisely why they’ve nailed their techniques, processes, and use only the very best products to perfect your desired look without compromising on your hairs health. From creamy hues to golden tones, this team have got every colour of the blonde spectrum (and beyond) mastered. With a deep love for blonde hues, you can be sure this team will breathe new life into your hair with a colour that’s perfect for you.

Heather Cutts Hair | MacGregor

Don’t stress your tresses when it comes to going blonde! Whether it be a subtle lightening or an all-over makeover, it’s easily done with a personalised service from the lovely Heather of Heather Cutts Hair. Heather is a talented mobile hairstylist with a breadth of industry know-how, who also operates out of her in-home salon. When it comes to creating the perfect blonde, Heather knows this is not a one size fits all affair. As she puts it, you’ve got to know when exactly to push the boundaries, and when to colour inside the lines – often the perfect blonde is dependent on your features and skin tone. Heather loves to use Olaplex and L’Oreal’s Smart Bond on her blonde bombshells to ensure you leave feeling Marilyn Monroe fierce!

 

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Hey Hair | Windsor

The sister salon to one of Australia’s most award-winning hair haunts, Togninis, Hey Hair brings decades of industry experience to every service, and is hands down Brisbane's most #instagrammable salon. It's a feast for your eyes and hair – the salon is literally a work of art with one of Australia's most in-demand artists, Bonnie Gray, having spent hours spreading her daring brush-strokes and hidden messages across the salon. Bona fide blonde experts, head colourist Nic knows creating the perfect blonde is unique to each client. The team will create the ideal blonde hue for you based on your skin tone, eye colour, and even the makeup you wear. The guys at Hey Hair know your hair is one of your biggest investments, and they’ll look after you as such. Not only are the treatments superior and the staff super friendly, but their luxe interiors make for an all-round fabulous experience!

 

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Indigo Cut and Colour | Camp Hill

Creating the perfect tone for your hair takes time and effort, and all the stylists at Indigo Cut and Colour know that, and put this into practice with every client. Rushing the process or cutting corners isn’t their style, and its this attitude that guarantees the perfect blonde is achieved. With natural, bright, lived-in blonde hues a big trend, the team at Indigo believe low-maintenance colour is the key to flaunting beautiful hair, even in between salon visits. Using quality Redken products to customise each hair hue, you’ll walk out with a glossy mane. A close-knit team who work collaboratively to give you the best salon experience, enjoy a glass of bubbles as you watch the process unfold.

Infinity Hair | Albion

Your perfect locks will be looked after from the beginning to its ends with the friendly and well-trained team at Infinity Hair. They’ll craft the hue that caters to you and your lifestyle, arming you with the tips, tricks, and homecare you’ll need to keep that fresh-out-of-the-salon feeling for longer. Infinity Hair are in it for the long haul – they know the best blonde requires patience and investing time into the craft, and they’ll be right there on that journey with you! Plus, it’s about to become easier to score a highly sought-after appointment here, with the opening of their new and bigger space!

 

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Ink For Hair | Newmarket

Your road to the perfect blonde will be the cruisiest ride you’ve ever taken with the experts at Ink For Hair! To ensure you receive a final result you’ll love to rock, your stylist will carefully explain the process to you, including whether it’ll take one visit or multiple. Trust us, you’ll always be looking forward to your next appointment, even if it’s just to kick back in their comfy basin chairs that feel like beds! Ink For Hair are experts at multi-dimensional zone toning to add the right amount of depth to your look. Plus, their bold, blunt cuts or shags are the ultimate pairing to your dreamy blonde, for a ‘do you just won’t be able to get enough of!

 

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Kelly Elle Salon | Greenslopes

Pop into this boutique salon and be welcomed by a seamless flow and positive energy that will take you to your dream blonde! Using the innovative range from Eleven Australia, Paul Mitchell and K18, the colour services at Kelly Elle Salon also strengthen and condition your hair for a gorgeous shine and long-lasting results. From honey blonde to platinum locks, and the creamiest melts you’ve ever seen, the team have the persistence and patience to see a breathtaking transformation all the way through, so you can gradually go lighter while maintaining your hair’s condition. You’ll be pampered with teas, coffees, sweets, and good vibes, while these stylists craft the blonde that works for you!

Little Birdie Hair Co | Multiple Locations

The team at Little Birdie Hair Co are here to be your hair guardian angels. When it comes to blondes, ensuring that hair health is maintained (and improved) is the focus of every salon visit – you don’t want to fry your hair off trying to look like Margot Robbie! We love their K18 keratin and peptide treatment for getting the best out of your dye job and achieving those sought-after silky tresses. As if a skilful experience wasn’t enough, Little Birdie Hair Co also take sustainability seriously with measures such as biodegradable towels and Hueverse by EVO (the cleanest colour range on the market, which is what helped them win the 2020 Australian Hair Industry Award for Best Eco-Salon). And did we mention there’s a complimentary cocktail menu? Win!

Louise May Hair Extensions | Hamilton

Do you want to rock luscious blonde locks without ruining the integrity of your hair? Then Brisbane’s premium hair extension specialists are exactly who you need in your corner! The technicians at Louise May Hair Extensions use only the finest hair from their in-house hair lab, meaning they always have locks in stock. With over seven shades of blonde available, they’ll find a seamless colour match for you, so you can enjoy a full ‘do through beautiful extensions, while your hair has time to get back into tip-top shape. The team here are all about perfecting your natural hair, with K18 treatments on hand to level up any blonde service –  it’s the key to that envious bombshell blonde you’ve always wanted!

Mèche Hair Lounge | Hamilton

If you’re looking for gorgeously effortless blonde locks, this is the spot for you! For Kristie Bunting at Mèche Hair Lounge, soft, natural-looking colours are her bread and butter. You can expect a personalised, one-on-one service as your stylist sits with you for a consultation, to make sure your hair goals will be achieved. You’ll then be whisked away for a relaxing wash, cut and colour with a basin treatment if you wish – the hydrating superfoods treatment is a must try! Kristie is an expert when it comes to nailing perfect blonde tones, using luxury hair brand Redken dyes and pH bonder. She’ll be able to capture your ideal shade with ease!

Ms. Francis Hair | Morningside

For a relaxing hair journey that will get your locks safely to your dream colour, look no further than Ms. Francis Hair! This friendly team are all about creating the perfect blonde that will clarify your skin tone, brighten your eye colour, and bring out your unique beauty. With health and shine at the forefront of all their brilliant work, you’ll be treated to a complimentary Wellaplex treatment with your colour service to achieve the ultimate condition, removing the chance of breakage with no harsh chemicals needed. Offering luxury local hair at its finest in a gorgeous salon where everyone is welcome, the personable people here are the experts you need to nail your hair goals!

Orb Hair | New Farm

This incredible salon will play matchmaker with your hair, to find the perfect colourist for you!  You’ll receive a pre-visit consultation, followed by an in-salon, bespoke image plan, to ensure your blonde journey is a success, through foils, baby lights, balayage, colour melts and glosses. This year, Orb’s most requested blonde has been bright, face framing highlights, with a more natural finish through the rest of the hair. The results? Soft, sexy, and lived in! Prescriptive bonders, treatments, and homecare are also a big part of the Orb experience, to maintain optimal hair strength and shine. Creating beautiful looks since 1999, owner Deborah Paton makes sure only the brightest and kindest talent get a place on this team, so you get the best of care.

Paris Texas Hairdressing | Milton

There’s truly a blonde for everyone, and these attentive stylists will find yours! Knowing what blonde tone will suit your skin tone is just one of the many skills on offer at Paris Texas – not only do they know what level of lightness and hue is flattering to you, but they also will create what’s achievable for the integrity of your hair. With generous booking times to ensure their stylists produce their best work, the team know that blondes also come with an expensive uptake, which they’ll outline to you in a free no-pressure consultation prior to the service. Pro tip: indulge in their in-salon treatments immediately after your lightening service to further improve your already incredible results (and soak in those gorgeous Mount Coot-tha views for longer)!

Renzo Salon | Fortitude Valley

A trip to Renzo Salon feels like a mini holiday, plus you’ll look like you’ve just come off a beach in Greece with the effortless, lived-in blonde colour these talented stylists are renowned for! Nestled in the heart of Fortitude Valley, the team at Renzo are connoisseurs of the warm, natural blonde, knowing that toning is the key for that classic look. The stylists will work with your underlying pigment, colouring and toning to achieve your ideal shade. In the salon, you can expect a luxury experience with Kevin Murphy products and as the team at Renzo are big on education, they’ll give you the best advice on at-home care to keep your luscious blonde locks at their best. Oh, and they offer Afterpay as well – score!

Revolution Hairdressing | Wilston

This boutique salon houses the fashion-forward specialists you need to nail your dream blonde hue! Expect the highest standard of service during every relaxing visit, as their passion for hair paves the way to a blonde tone that suits you in every way. Take a look at their Instagram for edgy inspo to get you started, before making your way to their salon chairs and sitting back for a beautiful pamper. Renowned as the home of handcrafted hair, they’re also part of the Sustainable Salons initiative so you can rest assured your fresh new look will have the planet feeling its best too!

Rixon Hair | Brisbane City

Tucked away in the Brisbane CBD, you’ll find an exclusive hidden oasis which spans across the entire first floor of a heritage building. A team of fashion forward stylists driven by change, Rixon Hair place a strong focus on providing a personalised and professional service. The colour team at Rixon Hair aim to create the perfect blonde for each individual skin tone, ensuring they are enhancing your personal features. Focusing on holistic haircare, they partner with the best brands to looks after your hair both in the salon and at home.

 

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Rokstar | West End

Led by multi-award-winning stylist of the stars Brodie Lee Tsiknaris, this is the VIP experience for you and your hair. The handpicked team at Rokstar live and breathe colour, and pride themselves on creating clean and healthy shades of blonde that complement you. From subtle microlights to the whole blonde she-bang, you’ll indulge in a dream transformation without compromising the condition of your hair. The salon itself is also built for a pamper, with custom-made scented candles, Japanese shiatsu massage basins, and an array of teas and treats. Using industry leading products in conjunction with expert techniques, this team of incredible women will show you why blondes really do have more fun!

 

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Salon X Papas | Teneriffe

This salon oozes aesthetic excellence, both within the salon and the hair it produces. For the best in blondes and more, Salon X Papas is where the most beautiful locks in Brissy are treated, and has become the destination for those seeking head-turning hair. Led by Dmitri Papas, along with a team of award-winning stylists, the salon is renowned for their ground-breaking transformations. Their hook is keeping your colour looking as natural as possible by avoiding the roots, and adding contrast and dimension throughout your lengths to enable a more flexible, easy-to-manage grow-out. From bright, bold blondes, to soft balayage, and natural gold hues, creating your perfect blonde is second nature for this team of talented colourists!

 

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Samantha Jones Hair Co | North Lakes

Step into a slice of Manhattan on the north side at Samantha Jones Hair Co, where brighter days are just around the corner in more ways than one. Opposite the beautiful Lake Eden, this little slice of chic excels at delivering great results for their guests. Starting with a full consultation in which their highly trained team walk you through finding the right blonde for you, their service is a relaxing and luxurious experience, from beginning to end. Soft, natural tones are some of their favourite colours to create, and they master it! This team love to welcome every guest with a welcoming smile, and will ensure you feel comfortable with complimentary drinks, amenities, and more. Put simply: they love what they do, and can’t wait to spoil you!

Sol Hair | Paddington

Sensory, sustainable, and skilled just about sums up a trip to the wonderful Sol Hair. The down-to-earth team at Sol is dedicated to giving you the ultimate well-rounded experience when you step into the salon. They know that the healthier the hair, the better the blonde, which is why a nourishing treatment is included in every colour job, whether it be in the salon or with take-home products. Sol is invested in giving you the very best when it comes to technique and style, with the stylists undergoing yearly training to make sure they’re at the top of their game, always. From cool and bright hues to buttery or strawberry blondes, the gang at Sol are ready to make your blonde ambition a reality!

 

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The Cleo Collective | Moorooka

With a reputation built as some of the best colourists in the biz, The Cleo Collective is a no-brainer when it comes to achieving your dream blonde. The team specialise in mastering blondes of every hue, and will work with you to produce a result far beyond your imagination. With a thorough consultation, the stylists here ensure the colour you’re after is one that will work for your skin tone and lifestyle. Once they’ve selected the shade, they’ll pick the right technique, and offer after-care tips and advice on how to keep your shade sparkling until your next salon visit. From rainbow pastel blondes, to low-key lived-in locks, and face-framing highlights (aka the money piece), this team are always ahead of the curve, and know how to transform your tresses into a work of art.

The Lounge & Co | Multiple locations

For those chasing the ultimate buttery, brighter blonde hue, The Lounge & Co is the place to seek it. With two luxury salons and a third on the way, you’ll feel as though you’re in seventh heaven while you wait for your dream colour to take hold. This team firmly believe that the perfect blonde comes down to customisation, and they’ll take their time to ensure they get your shade down to perfection. Sit back in style as they take your locks to new heights with highly trained staff who are experts in their field. From your colour to your shampoo and style, the salon experience at The Lounge & Co is an unforgettably indulgent one. Best of all, this team want to help you keep your colour in check long after you’ve left, with education on how to maintain and care for your locks between salon visits. Although with an experience this good, you’ll be looking for any excuse to come back…

Tigerlamb | Multiple locations

As soon as you step foot into one of the four Tigerlamb salons scattered across Brisbane, you’ll breathe a sigh of relief, knowing you’re in more than capable hands. No matter what colour you desire, the Tigerlamb teams have the most extensive education and knowledge needed to ensure hair integrity and health is at the forefront of every service. Happy hair is integral to their mantra, and each client who’s seeking to lighten their locks will be privy to a personalised ‘blonde plan’ that is thorough, and just right for them. No two blondes are the same, so this team will craft the perfect approach for every blonde client. These bona fide blonde specialists can whip up any colour you’re seeking. From smoky marshmallow coloured hair, to warm, golden blondes and beyond, this team have the know-how to make your dream hue happen!

 

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Togninis Hair | Fortitude Valley

There's blonde... and then there's a Togninis blonde! As the most iconic, award-winning salon of Brisbane, Togninis has been changing lives for more than thirty years. The team are without a doubt colour specialists, continuing to hone the art of the perfect blonde for each individual client. With a lot of clients requesting creamy, summer-friendly tones, as well as honey and golden hues, they believe creating the perfect blonde means something different to everyone, and it’s their job to ensure you get the colour that suits you most. For those going lighter, they believe that patience is a virtue, as well as a dedicated at-home hair care routine. Most of all, this team want you to enjoy the process, and keep your hair happy while doing so!

Urban Chic | Ashgrove

Home of Queensland’s Hairdresser of the Year for 2020 and 2021, this boutique salon is all your hair dreams come true. A bespoke blonde shade starts here with not just the colour, but the technique in which it’s applied, and that’s all down to the stylists taking the time to understand your lifestyle, budget, and commitment to ongoing appointments. For the Urban Chic team, bright blondes with pops of lightness around the face are a joy to create, and the secret to their success is personalising each and every colour treatment. This salon is the perfect place to start your journey to lighter locks, with expert advice and a customised experience in the comfort of a beautiful space!

Alcyon Hair & Beauty | Kalinga

Delivering stellar results without being detrimental to you or your hair’s health, Alcyon is all about building a strong foundation first to create the perfect blonde! With expert techniques and a wide range of leading products on hand, they’ll individually tailor your tone of blonde, whether you want to turn up the heat with a bright blonde and natural warmth or cool down to an icy tone. Their curation of in-salon and take-home treatments ensures the integrity of your hair before, during, and after all blonde services, so your locks are looking and feeling fresh for longer. In collaboration with Sustainable Salons, they’re also striving to create an environmentally friendly, calming, and inviting experience for all of their guests!

ATTiCA Hair | Wishart

The moment you set foot inside this light and bright salon, you’ll be greeted with their iconic welcoming ritual: a hot towel, essential oils, and seasonal herbal tea with a twist to instantly relax you into your session. ATTiCA’s gifted team of stylists are renowned for creating an unmatched experience and blonde blends that suit your individual needs. Whether you’re thinking of crossing over to the blonde side with a bang or topping up your natural and seamless blonde locks, ATTiCA offers everything from Redken lightener with bonder and shades EQ gloss, to K18 treatment and plant-derived vegan haircare products and superfood hair masks from Pureology. Not only are these guys doing their part to help the environment, but they’ll always honour your hair’s health first to keep your blonde looking good for the long run!

 

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Black Avenue Hairdressing | Clayfield

Warm, creamy, and complexion-enhancing blondes are all the rage at this boutique salon! Not only are the talented team masters of perfecting blonde in every tone – they’ve also cracked the code to achieving the perfect salon environment, starting with making you feel welcomed and relaxed, open discussion, good music, herbal teas, and extra choccy on the cappuccinos! Each professionally trained stylist does a personalised service for every client, with their rule of thumb being to never over-bleach with blonding but rather enhance the natural undertones of your locks. As they say, the process of blonding is similar to renovating a house – it takes time! Plus their K18 treatments in between lightening services are the ideal ultimate refresh for both natural and new blondes.

Black Flamingo Studio | Nundah

They may have been established in just 2019, but don’t let their early age fool you! Home to six gifted stylists with specialisations in blonde and lived-in colours, the team here believes it all comes down to placement and tone, making sure to highlight the parts of your hair where you want to see impactful colour, all while choosing tones that are going to complement your features. Partnering with powerhouse brands like Kevin Murphy, Eleven, and Goldwell, Black Flamingo knows the importance of using the right products on your hair. At the end of the day, their mission is not only to create a colour and style that’s just for you, but to educate you on all the ways to keep your hair looking and feeling healthy!

Cambridge Hair Collective | Wynnum

With a 180-degree sweeping view of Moreton Bay, a day at the salon doesn’t get more idealistic than this. While the team at Cambridge Hair Collective love to stay on top of trends, their personalised approach in tailoring colours to suit the individual is what they pride themselves on most. Big on their colour rotation right now, soft warm blonde hues with hints of honey are a way to bring depth and dimension to lacklustre locks, and they know that less is sometimes more when it comes to going lighter. If you’re chasing a particular look, this team suggest booking a consultation, and bringing in pictures of what you have in mind. From here, they’ll work with you to customise a colour that suits your skin tone, eye colour, and lifestyle. With a team of eight senior stylists, and three apprentices, this seaside salon has a trained staff on board to help you achieve whatever blonde goal you’re chasing.

Cameo Rose Hair | Wavell Heights

Blonde trends may come and go, but this expert team know how to keep your colour timeless. Embracing multi-tonal hues to emphasise dimension, as well as root stretches for a lived-in, low maintenance look, the Cameo Rose Hair stylists have your hair in safe hands. With every new client, they take their time to listen to their wants and desires, and will help tailor a blonde hue to suit that individual. Additionally, they’ll educate you on how to maintain your colour between salon visits, using only the best products to ensure your hair stays health and happy. Enjoy not just a new hair tone, but a memorable experience in this fun, funky, and welcoming salon.

C’ba Hair | Capalaba

Well known for creating envy-inducing blonde transformations, C’ba Hair can whip your locks into a masterpiece while you sit back and relax in luxury surrounds. With an adventurous spirit, the team here love to play with colour, and believe every client has a different blonde goal to achieve. A salon that makes a conscious effort to keep up with trends and techniques, a thorough consultation here will ensure you get the hue you’ve been aiming for. Using Redken Shades and Olaplex to maintain hair health, every transition to lighter locks is managed to guarantee your strands aren’t compromised in the process. Whether you’re considering a major mane overhaul or just need a lighten and brighten, there’s a hair artist at C’ba to suit every request.

Co and Pace Salons | Brisbane CBD

With internationally recognised hairdresser, Justin Pace, spearheading the extraordinary team here, there’s no doubt that Co and Pace Salons is the destination for all your blonde needs. Upon entering this luxe salon, you’ll be welcomed by a friendly team and an array of in-salon treatments, including Kerastase Rituals and Redken’s ABC. Predicting gold and apricot as the biggest trends in blonde this year, Co and Pace are driven to replicate the inspo photo you show them. This incredibly talented team believes in never over-processing hair and work to lift the underlying tone of your hair, enhancing the colour you desire. Plus, adding to the growing list of achievements on this salon’s CV, is a two-time Hair Expo Award for Australian Colour Technician of the Year (2019 – 2020)!

 

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Cobelle Creative | Toowong

From lived-in to dimensions, personalising all their blondes is at the forefront of Cobelle Creative’s work. You’ll find they aren’t only about creating your perfect colour, but perfecting the entire experience! You’ll instantly be greeted by amazing staff with an infectiously upbeat energy, who are ready to collaborate with you to find the best blonde shade that will suit you and your unique lifestyle. It’s no wonder why this star-filled crew won Australia Salon Team of the Year in 2020. Not to mention, it’s owned by five-time Australian Colour Technician of the Year finalist, Kristie Kesic. So, you can bet that your dream blonde and luscious locks will be found in the hands of true specialists who have trained and studied in this industry for years.

Coco and Pastel | Coorparoo

At this intimate boutique salon, your experience starts from the second you step foot in the door. You’ll be welcomed with a warm smile, your choice of beverage, and a new client gift bag before taking your seat in the chair to wait for the magic to unfold. It’s the small touches that make this space one to visit over and over. This team are a whizz at creating envy-inducing blonde colours. From platinum blonde, to creamy butter, and lived-in hues, the stylists at Coco and Pastel know just how to give your hair the right amount of attention to ensure dimension and shine. You’ll start your journey here with a consultation that will identify which blonde hue will complement your skin tone best, while also covering any maintenance that you’ll need to keep up in between visits. At-home haircare is a big part of the process, so you’ll learn how to keep your locks looking luscious day in, day out.

Elizabeth JJ’s on the Avenue | Ashgrove

Go for gold with a beautiful blonde that’s created sustainably in this lush, vegan salon. Here, they care for the health of your hair and the planet with Organic Colour Systems – a range dedicated to giving you outstanding results in the most natural way possible. To achieve your perfect shade, this caring team have handpicked the safest and most nourishing colour formulations that will tread lightly on the earth, while still giving you colour that pops! Natural tones are their strong suit, so if you’re chasing a subtle update with shine, you’ll be sure to find it here!

Elysium Hair | Brisbane City

From your classic platinum to champagne and sunny blonde, the team at Elysium Hair can transform your locks to suit you, no matter what your skin tone. Their goal is to make your hair dreams come true – so finding the perfect shade to complement your features is a big part of the process at this city salon. If ever there was a time to embrace going lighter, now is it, and this expert team are here to help you make the switch to the lighter side seamless, and fun. Book in for a consultation, and they’ll help you identify your perfect colour, the right technique to master it, and kit you out with everything you need to care for the new you! These guys know that drastic hair changes can be daunting, so they’re here to ensure you feel comfortable, relaxed, and ready to face the world with your dreamy new colour.

Or, head a little north...

Ms Monaco Hair Society | Sippy Downs

You’ll want to dive right into the gorgeous depth that comes from the hands of these hair experts! Beginning with a conversation between an expert stylist who will carefully listen to you, ensuring they understand your vision, your dream blonde will come to life under their certified hands (seriously – all of their stylists have completed a three-month programme to learn all the best tips and techniques!). If you’re already rocking the blonde, the Radiant Blondes Package is perfect for maintenance, or make the transition with their Signature Lightening Package. All your bases are covered with bubbles served on the side, and the light and bright salon means they can see colours in natural light to make sure they get it right!

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Article by Astrid Taemets

When she’s not in the office or chasing a busy toddler, you’ll find Astrid long lunching (meet you at Hellenika?) or perched on a beach somewhere along the coast. Her guilty pleasures include drinking red wine on her deck while trawling the internet for her dream piece of land, and artworks to fill her home with.

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