19/07/2017
A cut above.

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Fashion Journal

Since launching just two-and-a-half years ago, Hair Cartel has quickly become a favourite of locals and tourists alike.

Known as much for its hair styling as its giant pink neon sign, this Bondi-based salon offers everything from haircuts to cosmetic teeth whitening.

Inside, you’ll find a minimal, Scandi-inspired space offering a relaxed feel, reflective of its coastal location. A little bird tells us Hair Cartel will be opening up a second shop in 2018, too.

Need to know

Hair Cartel’s priority is to care for the integrity and health of your hair. Each client is given a thorough consultation by one of the salon’s highly educated and knowledgeable stylists prior to any service commencing. They will assess the condition of your hair and scalp to provide tailored recommendations on how to treat it before, during and after the salon visit.

A finalist in this year’s Australian Hair Fashion Awards, Hair Cartel is part of the Sustainable Salons Australia Group. This means it recycles up to 95 per cent of salon waste and is committed to reducing its carbon footprint, achieving zero waste and implementing sustainable practices. The initiative also sees hair offcuts donated to wig-making services and proceeds from recyclable materials, like foil and colour tubes, donated to charity.

Speciality

This salon is all about colour. An official L’Oréal Preferred Blonde Salon, Hair Cartel is known for its balayage and micro foiling techniques. You’ll also find a braid bar, with hair stylists specialising in all types of braiding.

You’ll love

The relaxed and friendly culture. Enjoy a glass of rosé during your service and an extra long scalp massage at the basin. Oh and did we mention they are open until 9pm three nights a week?

haircartel.com.au

Hair Cartel
Shop 6/178 Campell Parade, Bondi Beach NSW

This article was originally published in Fashion Journal issue 170. You can read it here.

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