June 2016

Posted on 7 June 2016
June 2016
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May 2016

Posted on 1 May 2016

Newsletter May 2016

We've had a hugely successful year so far in the new salon and it's been so busy, the months feel like they are flying by. Something new...we've created a gorgeous little courtyard area outside our back door so for those of you that love a little bit of privacy or simply some peace and quiet while your colour is developing.

Plants, magazines, coffee or glass of wine...this is the space for you!

You can view our PDF version of the Newsletter here.

Mother's Day Competition

Congratulations Annie Bourke for winning our Mothers Day Competition. You have won for yourself and your mum a:

     » facial + makeup at Ella Bache New Farm
     » hair treatment and blowave at AquaeSulis Hair
     » double pass to see 'Mothers Day" with food and beverage voucher at New Farm 6 Cinemas valued at over $500

Furry Friends!

SOMETIMES we have little visitor's while we work...Nevaeh & Rocky just met for the first time and have become great mates. Patiently waiting while Nick & Larissa finish working. Your pooch is welcome to pop in and say hi anytime...we love doggies at Aquae Sulis!!

Where do we recommend?

La Macelleria Italian Gelato and Sorbetti on Florence Street Teneriffe. Teddy, Rocky & Nevaeh totally agreed! YUM

What products and tools are we loving right now?

Evo Hank Ceramic radial brush for quick, easy blowdrying. Vent holes in the barrel allow heat from the blowdryer to circulate at the roots, creating more volume. Recommended for producing a full-bodied blowdry on any hair type, except fine and delicate hair. Hank likes it HOT...don't we all!

Full range of evo brushes are now in stock.

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April 2016

Posted on 1 April 2016

Welcome to the new Aquae Sulis Hair...and our first Newsletter for 2016!

It's hard to believe its April already and after a busy January gutting and renovating my new premises then moving 8 years' worth of memories to our new position on Brunswick Street...the first 6 weeks have simply been a blur. The positive feedback from all our lovely clients has been so inspiring. I am happy to say that after a short settling in period, I feel so happy to of created a space that we feel proud to work in while providing a comfortable, professional, ambient space for all our gorgeous clients to enjoy as well.

If you've not seen our new space yet, feel free to pop in and say hi or book your next hair appointment so you can experience the new Aquae Sulis for yourself...We look forward to seeing you soon!

- Larissa, Nick & Jenni

You can view our PDF version of the Newsletter here.

Autumn is the season of change, and as Linda Yodice
(Artistic Director for Paul Mitchell Professional Hair Colour) said:

"When a woman wants to change her life, she changes her hair colour"

A few things about us...


Q. When did you start hairdressing?

LARISSA: Helping my mum in her hair salon from about 5 years old (my little brother was a very willing participant, letting me set his hair, put makeup on him and shave his hairline off). I officially started an apprenticeship after I had finished studying business and marketing in 1993 aged 20.

NICK: I started hair when I was 18/19. My aim was never to work in a bad salon but somewhere I could advance my skills to be the best I could be. I'm still learning and that will never stop.

JENNI: At birth! Technically 1995 and I've never looked back, gaining experience over the last 21 years both within Australia and overseas.

Q. What is it about what you do that you find the most rewarding?

LARISSA: A love a challenge, so to solve an issue a client has been having with their hair. I love to create an individual look for someone, giving back their confidence. I love making people feel special.

NICK: The most rewarding things for me are establishing a great clientele and creating amazing relationships.

JENNI: When I get to revitalize a client's look and they can enter the world feeling fabulous and like a "new" person.

Q. What do you think makes a good hair stylist?

LARISSA: Connecting with my clients and being a great listener. This way I can perfect the consultation and create their dream hair.

NICK: A great stylist is someone who is always looking at creating better techniques. Someone who can let go of the old and learn the new. If someone has been using the same techniques over a long period of time it becomes boring and they have nothing new to offer. If I can boast a bit here, over the last 18 months I have been to approx. 13 courses to advance and learn new skills. Sure, I don't use them all but I'm definitely a lot more skilled because of it.

JENNI: I'm a perfectionist and I think my attention to detail makes me a great stylist.

Q. What's your favourite hair product at the moment?

LARISSA: Awapuhi Wild Ginger Mirrorsmooth Primer by Paul Mitchell. If you have dry, frizzy and damaged hair, this product prepares the hair for anything you can throw at it. It leaves your hair feeling light, smooth and soft and goes on before any styling product.

NICK: For me, EVO Love Touch is my favourite as it makes the hair feel so silky soft with a beautiful natural, healthy feel. I use it everywhere I can for a super shiny, glamourous finish.

JENNI: I love EVO End Doctor. If you have split ends or rough textured hair, this product goes on and makes it feel like silk!

Q. What's your favourite city in the world?

LARISSA: I haven't travelled much in the last 15 years so currently it's Hobart...Such a beautiful little city surrounded by my some of my favourite things...seafood, rolling hills and ocean.

NICK: A city is a city to me so I wouldn't say I had a favourite one but if I was to pick a city it would have to be Paris obviously, it's got everything I love from food to fashion. The fashion always strikes me with its individuality and it transports me to a fashion fantasy.

JENNI: I've been to many great cities in the world and it's difficult to choose just one...So I suppose I will be bias and say "Melbourne".


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Share the love by sending all your friends and family to Aquae Sulis for either a Style Cut or Colour Service and be rewarded with a $25 voucher for each new person you send our way...From April, send 5 people within a 12 month period and receive a NEW BLOWDRYER or STRAIGHTENING IRON valued at $260!!

COMING SOON! Our new website is currently being built which will make online bookings and connecting with us so much better. Plus a new BLOG each month on all the latest in hair!!

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