• By: zoe
  • Published: Mar 06, 2019
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A Skincare Routine and Journey by Guest Blogger Zoe Marcar

As some of you may or may not know, I have struggled with my skin for quite some time. If you have the same issue then you will know how much it can affect your confidence. When I was younger, I was always told ‘It’s just your hormones! As you get older it will go away’. Now that may be true, but I am now at the age of 18 and it is still a battle. I have been suffering with bad skin since I was younger. But with the help of a good skincare routine and a good diet,...
  • By: zoe
  • Published: Feb 09, 2019
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Salon Ten are finalists in Hair and Beauty Awards for third year!

Salon Ten has been shortlisted in the finals at The 8th English Hair and Beauty Awards 2019 Chapter 1 – Birmingham. The competition, which is in its eighth year, recognises, promotes and celebrates the very best organisations in the hair and beauty industry and we have been shortlisted for the third year running! The creative team at Salon Ten are no strangers to winning awards and are experts in everything to do with hairdressing, hair extensions, colouring, wig services and beauty therapies. The award ceremony final will be held on March 3 in Solihull. Nicky Marcar, owner of Salon Ten...
  • By: zoe
  • Published: Feb 07, 2019
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The lengths we go to create perfect hair extensions for the new season!

Long luscious tresses worn loose, piled high or tied back in ponytails were big news on the fashion catwalks for Spring 2019. Length and volume are definite trends for spring/summer 2019 making it a particularly busy time for queen of the hair extensions Nicky Marcar, managing director of Salon Ten. Nicky works with industry experts Great Lengths creating stunning, long locks for her clients. As well as ensuring that her salon has reached the top Gold standard for hair extensions, she is also a teacher for the brand. Her role takes her to London, Glasgow, Leeds and Dublin and she...
  • By: zoe
  • Published: Sep 25, 2018
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Jack is crowned king of colour!

We are delighted to announce that Salon Ten has won a prestigious national award for colouring expertise and creativity. Our senior stylist, Jack Trafene, was crowned winner in the ‘Captivating Colour’ category at the Great Length Awards, and was rewarded with a trip for two to the Great Lengths headquarters in Rome. The highly anticipated 2018 UK Great Lengths Awards honoured hairstylists across the UK in 11 different categories. Returning for the fifth time to the UK, the awards celebrate the talent, creativity and passion of stylists from more than 1,500 Great Lengths-certified salons. It was a glittering occasion held...
  • By: zoe
  • Published: Aug 27, 2018
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A new way to colour your hair, naturally.

For those of you who desire a precise shade of hair colour but worry about what the colouring chemicals might be doing to your hair, scalp and body – not to mention the environment – Salon Ten is excited to reveal a new natural hair colour option. Botanea, from L’Oreal Professionnel, is a new organic colour process which uses three natural dyes to create the hair colour of your choice. What’s more, Salon Ten is thrilled to be one of a select number of salons in the UK chosen to provide this new revolutionary service which combines ancient ingredients with...
  • By: zoe
  • Published: Aug 06, 2018
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Gorgeous and green with new Essentielle range

Glossy locks are always desirable but not at the expense of the environment. No-one wants their hair care routine to cost the earth but few of us are ready to give up the shampoo and conditioner. This is why sustainable, natural beauty is big news right now. A new, natural haircare range from L’Oreal offers the expertise and professional finish you’d expect from L’Oreal but with natural ingredients, sustainable packaging and a new attitude to beauty. There’s even the opportunity to refill your recyclable shampoo bottles in salon! The result is guilt-free gorgeousness. So how have the L’Oreal team combined...
  • By: zoe
  • Published: Jul 08, 2018
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In the business of winning!

Salon Ten is celebrating after winning the award for Best Small Business in the Shropshire Chamber Business Awards. The salon is, of course, no stranger to awards but this one is a little bit different as its judged on the entire business model rather than hair and beauty expertise (although that is still vital!). The Salon Ten team won the prestigious accolade (in the 6-20 employees category) in a glittering black tie ceremony held at Telford International Centre last month. Salon Ten owner Nicky Marcar was delighted that her salon and staff impressed judges at the county-wide competition which recognises...

Highlights in an instant!

A hairdressing revolution has arrived in Shropshire: Hollywood-style highlighted locks in a matter of minutes! For anyone who can’t find the time or inclination to spend all morning sitting in a stylist’s chair staring back at your own face in the mirror, a new treatment could prove revolutionary. Nicky Marcar, owner of Salon Ten, in Much Wenlock, is an accredited L’Oreal specialist. As a L’Oreal specialist, she was invited to the members-only Colour Congress 2018 in London, to find out more about L’Oreal’s trends and predictions for the year ahead including innovative new products which will change the way customers...

Salon Ten is Hair and Beauty finalist for second year running!

Salon Ten has been shortlisted in the finals at The 7th English Hair and Beauty Awards 2018 for the second year running! The competition, which is in its seventh year, recognises, promotes and celebrates the very best organisations in the hair and beauty industry. The talented and creative Salon Ten team, are accomplished in everything to do with hairdressing, and have previously won accolades for hairdressing, hair extensions, colouring, wig services and beauty therapies. This year , they are competing in the Hair Salon of the Year category in the West Midlands region. The full list of finalists was revealed...

Coping with hair loss from cancer treatment

A diagnosis of cancer brings with it a whole host of difficult emotions for a patient and their family. Losing your hair can be one of the distressing challenges faced by many on their already arduous journey through treatment. Kate Corney was 29 years old when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma in 2014, and remembers the trauma well. Kate says: “When I started losing my hair, it was coming out in chunks. I remember taking a shower one day and it was possibly one of the most traumatic things I’ve ever done because I washed my hair and it...