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Hairdressing the Green Way – Stevie English.

About every eight weeks I head off to the hairdressers for a quick tidy up and colour. Like many people I do this for a number of reasons a) vanity, b) a bit of “me” time, c) professional image, d) for fun!  Whatever the reason there is nothing quite like a colour and cut to make you feel more human again- especially after this week of brain drain in the run up to the Science Festival!

This time I trooped off to Glebe, a delightful suburb with a village feel on the western outskirts of Sydney. I was on my way to see the Twitter legend that is Stevie English whom I have been encouraging to get on board with the “Realize Beauty” groove!

I met Steve last week after a brief exchange of Tweets to talk business. His salon attracted me firstly because of its bold and ballsy style –  a little bit Sex Pistols-meets -postmodern-glam if that makes any sense. Whatever it is it is striking and uniquely welcoming.  If you don’t just want someone to “do” you hair, you want them to “feel” your hair – this is the place to come.

More intriguing than the bespoke wallpaper in the main salon or  the mesmerizing floral printed ceiling in the washroom is the salons philosophy.  This is why I think that everyone needs to see Steve!

The salon was designed with the environment in mind with Steve choosing water saving devices, recycled furniture, efficient gas water heating and low wattage lighting (nice and relaxing!). Steve offsets his emissions through Climate Friendly to ensure that with every cut, colour and blow dry  the salon pays its dues.  The courtyard out the back is further testament to […]

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