About Time: You Visited Hob Salons, CamdenBy Alicia Grimshaw
Looking for a new do? In the mood for a barnet change? We say, pay a visit to Hob Salons in Camden for a chop and colour. We understand the need for a style overhaul, a colour change or just a simple cut – but with hairdressers in London ten a penny, and haircuts fast becoming more of a luxury than a necessity – finding a hairdressers that’s affordable, and won’t make you look like a shepherd in a school nativity production can be easier said than done. Well, Hob Salons is your saviour. Here’s the lowdown:
Hob Salons: The Run-Down
Hob Salons have been in the hairdressing industry for years. Over 30 if you’re counting. They’ve got a mantlepiece full of awards including British Colour Technician of the Year 2015, Young Talent Awards, the much coveted British Hairdresser of the Year Award, and they’ve gained a five star status in the Good Salon Guide. They’re the real deal. And you’ll find them in various pockets across London including Camden (our fave), Barnet, Brent Cross and Hatch End. But all salons follow the same mantra: the team are committed to giving each client a look they will love. The salons aren’t pretentious; they’re warm and friendly, and the service here is top notch.
Hob Salons: The Services
The thing that shines the brightest at Hob Salons in the advice from the styling team. They’re a great bunch for suggesting what works well for your face shape, and will happily suggest a colour that’s suitable. All their experts are trained at Hob’s award winning Academy to exacting standards and will work with your personal style and the maintenance you can commit to, to deliver the gorgeous, manageable, healthy hair that you have always wanted. And we can fully vouch for the energy blow drys – 30 minutes and your hair will be transformed.
Hob Salons: Colour
Colour is real focus at Hobs Salon; they use working in the fashion industry as a spring board for ideas on colour, and do a range of colour treatments, from the bold to the subtle. You can book an in-depth bespoke consultation with their expert colour technicians which will reveal the perfect shade and tone for you. If you’ve got colour that’s gone a little, well, wrong, then you can try the colour change system using top range products – no more hair nightmares.
Hob Salons: Treatments
Aside from the run of the mill cut and colour services, the salons also offer a range of treatments that will help transform your barnet. Treatments range from 15 minute hydrating treatments that guards against damage to repair, or the more advanced treatments like the Brazilian smooth treatment which has been coined as the ‘3 month blow-dry’. This intensive system gives you smoother, frizz-free and more manageable hair for up to an amazing 12 weeks. Joy.
Hob Salons: The Verdict
The service cannot be beaten at Hobs Salon; we love how the staff all have their own specialities, and our cut and colour was world class. The service is genuine, attentive and honest – and you feel you’re in very safe hands. Totally worth the money.