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Last updated: Tuesday, 9 May 2023
A trip to the hair salon or barber is good for more than just your hair – it can also boost your mood and overall wellbeing, especially when at a salon you love by a stylist you trust.
Here are our top five picks of treatments that might just transform you, offered by one of Cape Town’s top hair salons (plus they have discounts for CapeTownMagazine.com readers).
Let award-winning stylists at Excentric Hair transform your hair. Image: Excentric Hair
GET HAIR EXTENSIONS (+ R400 OFF)
Add instant length, volume and chemical-free colour – or help improve hair loss or thinning hair – with hair extensions.
Excentric Hair uses easihair pro hair extensions, which are 100% human hair and come in 12-, 16- and 20-inch installations. They can be applied in less than 30 minutes. Prices start at R1 900, and CapeTownMagazine.com readers get R400 off their first set of new extensions.
You can also get existing hair extensions removed, retaped and reapplied, starting from R500.
Get R400 off your first set of hair extensions at Excentric Hair. Image: Excentric Hair
FIGHT HAIR LOSS (SAVE R737)
If you’re concerned about hair loss, hair that breaks easily or doesn’t want to grow, the Anti-Hair Fall Experience at Excentric Hair might help.
It takes about two hours and includes a detailed camera diagnosis to examine the health of your hair and scalp, a deep-cleansing scalp dermabrasion/exfoliation treatment, deep heated protect density mask with up to 97% hair breakage prevention, head, scalp, hand and arm massage in a super comfy elevated massage chair, precision trim to remove dead ends, heat protectant blow wave and flat iron styling.
CapeTownMagazine.com readers get it for R1113 (usually R1 850).
Curious about the detailed camera diagnosis? Discover how it can help you find out what your real hair issues are and how to treat them (and save R100 if it's your first visit).
The hair loss treatment includes a detailed camera diagnosis. Image: Excentric Hair
HYDRATE YOUR HAIR (SAVE 50%)
Dry hair happens when your hair doesn’t get or retain enough moisture. This reduces its sheen, making it look frizzy and dull.
The I Need Moisture Experience at Excentric Hair includes a detailed camera diagnosis to examine the health of your hair and scalp, a deep cleanse, moisturising shampoo, personalised moisture-infusing anti-dryness shot treatment, nourishing mask, head and scalp massage, split end-eliminating cut, smoothing blow dry, flat iron styling and 10% off any products you purchase.
The whole process takes about 90 minutes and CapeTownMagazine.com readers can get it for 50% off, at R769.
A moisture treatment can help put the shine back in your hair. Image: Excentric Hair
SAY FAREWELL TO FRIZZ (FOR 50% LESS)
Frizzy hair is one of the most common issues clients report at Excentric Hair. Heat styling, over-washing, harsh hair products, washing your hair in very hot water, dryness and humidity are some of the frizz culprits.
The Frizz Dismiss Experience includes a consultation with a stylist, an anti-frizz heated treatment, neck, head and scalp massage, a precision cut, heat protectant blow wave, flat iron styling, hand massage and a precision brow thread and tint.
The process takes about 90 minutes, and CapeTownMagazine.com readers get it for R665 (usually R1330).
Treatments include a head and scalp massage in super comfy elevated chairs. Image: Excentric Hair
GET A PRECISION CUT
Regular cutting – or trimming if you’re trying to grow your hair – keeps your hair looking healthy and helps prevent split ends.
Excentric Hair’s highly-trained and skilled stylists will get to know your lifestyle, hair concerns and hair goals, and suggest a cut accordingly.
Precision cutting at Excentric Hair starts at R190 for a men’s clipper cut, and from R505 for a women’s cut and blow dry (they also cut kids’ hair). All hair cut services include a wash with shampoo and conditioner to suit your hair needs. If it’s your first visit to the salon and you spend R300 or more, you’ll get R100 off.
Excentric Hair’s stylists are experienced in cutting all hair textures. Image: Excentric Hair
BOOK YOUR TRANSFORMATION ONLINE
You can book your appointment at Excentric Hair easily online (you’ll get a reminder of your booking the day before). If you need advice before you book, you can chat to Excentric Hair via an online chat service that links to Facebook Messenger.
You can also get in touch via WhatsApp on +27 76 274 2626 (Kloof Street) and +27 66 431 1901 (Sea Point) or find their full contact details online.
Book your appointment at excentric-hair.co.za.
Let award-winning stylists transform your hair. Image: Excentric Hair
VISIT EXCENTRIC HAIR
Excentric Hair is open: Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm (they have free wifi so you can work while you’re there); Saturdays, 9am to 4pm, public holidays, 9am to 2pm (excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day)
Good to know: Both salons are fully operational during loadshedding
Get in touch: Find each branch’s contact details at excentric-hair.co.za
By Lee-Anne Spurdens
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