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A hair thinning treatment plan that was made for you

Combatting your thinning or fine hair can be tough (and expensive) when you’re constantly trying and testing out the new product that comes onto the shelves, promising those elusive results!

Many available solutions actually serve to camouflage thinning instead of combatting it, which is why most supermarket products aren’t giving you the results you want.

The innovative Nioxin approach inspired by skincare is different. Customized technologies deliver thicker, fuller-looking hair without side effects so you can thrive with newfound confidence.

We are now full trained and taking bookings for Nioxin consultations and treatments, to help you properly start combatting your thinning or fine hair.

What to expect?

When you arrive for your consultation you receive a completely personalised (and private, if preferred) appointment. In this consultation we will walk through a questionnaire together and you will receive a scalp examination by us, using our Nioscope tool, which will allow us to show you and explain your scalp and hair’s health.

Our Nioscope can take images of your scalp and store them in our own private app, which is used to create your own profile to help us track your progress with your prescribed customised Nioxin kit.

Want to start combatting your thin/fine hair?It can take up to 3 months to see results after your consultation, which is why we like to refer to your Nioscope images to track how well Nioxin is working for you.
Want to start combatting your thin/fine hair? Over the course of the first 3 months we recommend you come to the salon for a wash & blowdry once a month where we will check your progress with our Nioscope. At the end of your first 3 months we will compare pictures of your first examination to your last, so you can see close-up for yourself the effects Nioxin has had on your hair and scalp.

How much is the treatment?

We have two different payment options available.

Option 1: For £65 p/m for x3 months you receive your consultation, analysis, in-salon treatment and take-home kit, as well as follow-up consultation blow-dry and analysis appointments, including a monthly take-home kit over the last 2 months.

Option 2: For £195 up front you receive all of the above (with x3 months of your take-home kit at once) PLUS your 4th month kit (worth £32.10) for FREE.

Contact our salon now to book your consultation and start combatting your thin/fine hair.

Want to start combatting your thin/fine hair?

We are so excited to announce that we are now fully trained and taking consultation bookings for Nioxin treatment, helping you combat thin (or thinning) hair effectively!

Thinning hair is a broad issue, affecting 50% of men and women. Many available solutions serve to camouflage thinning instead of combatting it.

The innovative Nioxin approach inspired by skincare is different. Customized technologies deliver thicker, fuller-looking hair without side effects so you can thrive with newfound confidence.

Want to start combatting your thin/fine hair?Book yourself a Nioxin treatment appointment in our salon and receive a completely personalised (and private, if preferred) consultation. In this consultation we will walk through a questionnaire together and you will receive a scalp examination by us, using our Nioscope tool, which will allow us to show you and explain your scalp and hair’s health.

Our Nioscope can take images of your scalp and store them in our own private app, which is used to create your own profile to help us track your progress with your prescribed customised Nioxin kit.

It can take up to 3 months to see results after your consultation, which is why we like to refer to your Nioscope images to track how well Nioxin is working for you.

Want to start combatting your thin/fine hair?Over the course of the first 3 months we recommend you come to the salon for a wash & blowdry once a month where we will check your progress with our Nioscope. At the end of your first 3 months we will compare pictures of your first examination to your last, so you can see close-up for yourself the effects Nioxin has had on your hair and scalp.

Contact our salon now to book your consultation and start combatting your thin/fine hair.

Easter Opening Hours

Easter is approaching fast, don’t leave your appointments until last minute! Below are the hours we’re open over the Easter Holidays.

  • 30/3/18 – Closed
  • 31/3/18 – 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • 1/4/18 – Closed
  • 2/4/18 – Closed
  • 3/4/18 – 9:00am – 6:00pm

Our Supermum for 2018!

Due to the success of last years’ Super Mum we opened our form for Supermum 2018.

We are SO excited to announce that Louisa Bayes is our Supermum of 2018!

Louisa has won a year’s worth of salon pampering at Kalypsos after she was nominated by a friend.

Congratulations Louisa!

You asked, we listened!

We asked you what your biggest problem with your hair was last year and a lot of you said it was your thin (or thinning) hair.

You asked and we listened! To help you combat your thin hair, we’re currently training our staff on Nioxin products which is a treatment for thin hair.

We have tested this product on a very small handful of customers to see if it really did what it said on the box. Here’s what Alison has to say about Nioxin:

I’ve been using Nioxin shampoo and conditioner for the last 6 months and I cannot express how much of a difference it’s made to my hair. My hair was so fine I could never get any sort of volume out of it, no matter how I blowdried and hairsprayed it. Within a few months of using Nioxin my hair feels and looks so much thicker, I now wouldn’t use anything else on my hair, it’s made such a massive difference.

For extra hair repair and health, Nioxin can be used with Olaplex to help encourage healing of the hair strand as well as encourage new growth.

More details to follow soon!

Do you know a Super Mum?

Nominate your Mum to have FREE hair care for a year

Due to the success of last years’ Super Mum we will be running our entries for Supermum 2018, in time for Mothering Sunday.

We want to pamper one Super Mum with FREE haircuts and colours at Kalypsos for a whole year! Do you know a mum who deserves a years’ worth of salon pampering?

Being a mum isn’t an easy job – putting everyone else’s needs before themselves first is mentally and physically exhausting! We love being able to provide that hour (or two!) of R&R at our salon for all our Mums who come and see us to relax with a cuppa whilst they get their hair done – always leaving our salon feeling refreshed, vibrant and beautiful.

Nominate a super mum you know to be our Super Mum by liking us on Facebook and completing the form here telling us why she is so fantastic.

We will pick the mum who we think deserves a year’s worth of free pampering haircuts and colours the most, so please provide us with all your reasons for your submission!

Welcome to Sean, Faye and Rosie

We have recently had a few new members join our Kalypsos team and we’d like to introduce you to Sean, a very experienced new Director, and Faye and Rosie who are in training to become our future stylists.

Feel free to pop in and say hello when you’re next in town!

Skin Candy Sugaring Vs Waxing

With Skin Candy, you don’t need to grow the hair to the length of 5-7mm unlike with waxing techniques. Experienced therapists can remove even the shortest hair with Skin Candy’s Xylitol enhanced pastes.

Waxing products do stick to living skin cells, making the procedure painful and skin irritated. This doesn’t happen with Skin Candy, since the paste is water soluble – it slides off from living skin cells, scrubbing the dead cells from the skin surface and making the skin easier to treat after the treatment.

The products used for waxing legs and full bodies are made from petroleum based resins and chemicals making them prone to contamination or cross contamination. Scandinavian Skin Candy paste is all pure natural. It’s even edible and delicious. All of the pastes are 100% safe and extremely skin friendly.

All in all we can assure you, that once you go Skin Candy there is no way you’ll be going back to waxing. That is how different the products are.

Skin Candy Sugaring Vs Waxing

Natural ingredients do not irritate the skin or cause allergies

Since the paste is made from pure natural ingredients and it does not contain any preservatives or extra additional ingredients, it is safe to use even for customers with allergies, dry psoriasis and dry itchy eczema.

Our pastes have a very high concentration of sugar which prevents the bacteria from breeding in the paste. With added Xylitol the paste includes sugar alcohols, that make the paste also moisturising and antibacterial.

More comfortable treatment technique

With Skin Candy, you will have a more complete and pleasant epilation experience:

With our sweet method, the hair is removed in its growing direction, which will prevent the trauma caused by the epilation and will remove the hair deeper from the follicle. This way we avoid breaking the hair in the follicle and thus we can minimise a number of ingrown hairs.

Since the hair is removed to its natural direction of growth the treatment is much more gentle for you.

Effects on skin and hair growth

With Skin Candy, don’t need to grow the hair to the length of 5-7mm unlike with waxing techniques. Experienced therapists can remove even the shortest hair with our Xylitol enhanced pastes.

After a number of treatments the hair follicle begins to deplete. The hair gets frailer after every treatment and after a few treatments, the regularly treated areas will show permanent results in decreasing hair growth.

Please join us in congratulating our Beth

It’s been a little while since we updated you on the goings on within the salon, so I wanted to let you know that we have been celebrating Beth’s progress!

About KalypsosBeth is now a fully-fledged stylist available for appointments within our Stylist price range.

Beth joined us nearly two years ago straight out of school, and with determination and hard work she has passed her Level 2 NVQ.

She has been a very quick learner and we’re very proud of her progress!

If you’d like to book an appointment with Beth then call the salon on 01747 855400 or book yourself in online here.

See you soon!

Pop in and play make-up with us (for free)!

We posted last month about our new lipstick we’re launching in the salon called LipSense – a lipstick unlike any other!

As the original long-lasting lip colour, it is waterproof, does not kiss-off, smear-off, rub-off or budge-off! Once it’s on, it’s on! You won’t be worrying about whether it’s on your teeth, or caked in the corners of your mouth, so you can just concentrate on being you.

Next week on Friday 23rd June we’ve got the salon open for you to come in and play all day with LipSense and the different colours to see what it’s all about – we’d love to see you!

P.S – There are over 30 colours to choose from! Come in and play!

Are you protecting your hair colour as well as your skin this summer?

We are most definitely in summer now, hooray!

I bet you’ve got the sun lotion out to protect your skin from the sun’s rays, but are you protecting your hair too?

Here’s something you might not know:

UV rays can damage the colour of your hair as well as dehydrate it, which means split ends can be a real pain during the summer.

Are you protecting your hair colour as well as your skin this summer?We have a little bottle full of magic by Davines called SU Hair Milk which is a leave-in protective and softening treatment that provides all of the benefits of a cream and the lightness of a spray.

Thanks to anti UV-A and UV-B filters, it protects the hair hydration and colour during sun exposure. It has a light formula that conditions hair without weighing it down, leaving it soft and shiny, with a floral (camellia and mimosa), fruity (apple) and woody fragrance.

If you’ve got a holiday or trip to the beach planned, this is a must-have to pack so you can protect your colour for longer.

You can pick up these amazing bottles from our salon today.

Enjoy the sun and take care!

Sally & The Kalypsos Team

Will we see you on the 23rd June?

We have been a bit excited in the salon lately and it’s because we’ve got a brand new product we think you will LOVE.

Available now in our salon is LipSense – a lipstick unlike any other. As the original long-lasting lip colour, it lasts up to 18 hours, it is waterproof, does not kiss-off, smear-off, rub-off or budge-off! Once it’s on, it’s on!

You won’t be worrying about whether it’s on your teeth, or caked in the corners of your mouth, so you can just concentrate on being you.

Check it out:

On Fri 23rd June we’re hosting 1 day in the salon for you to come into the salon to play all day with the different colours and test for yourselves how long they last.

As Joanna Lumley once saidLipstick and mirrors and hairspray, I find them a great antidote”!

We can only agree!

A little note to say thank you!

Things are moving fast at Kalypsos and every month our newsletter seems fit to burst!

We understand that our newsletter can be a tad long, so make it easier for you to read what’s going on in the salon we have decided to break down our usual newsletter into weekly blogs. So, instead of reading one long blog from us every month, you’ll get four little ones instead, packed full of value!

We have our winning Supermum of 2017!This week, we would like to thank everyone who bought raffle tickets for our Super Mum’s prize draw! Last month we introduced you to our Super Mum of 2017 Kay, who was faced with the challenge of raising £10,000 to provide her poorly diabetic daughter Ruby-Mae with a new glucose monitor.

Well, since our last email, our Super Mum has managed to raise £22,000!! The fundraising football match that took place at Shaftesbury School last Sunday was a massive success!

We are thrilled for our Super Mum and want to thank you for your support and well-wishes. Ruby-Mae is excited to start her treatment journey to health.

Have a great weekend!

We have our winning Supermum of 2017!

We asked you to nominate your amazing mums for a chance to treat them to a years’ worth of haircare at Kalypsos. Well, you nominated and we chose (with great difficulty!) our winner!

Congratulations to Kay McBride – who is our new Supermum! She was nominated by one of her daughters who felt that this year she deserved some well-earned pampering on us, and after reading her nomination, we had to agree!

Our Supermum’s story:

We have our winning Supermum of 2017!Kay’s youngest daughter Ruby-Mae is 6 years old and was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was 2, which has become more severe as she’s getting older. She was given an Insulin pump nearly three years ago, which has helped give her more freedom and now she only needs injections if her blood sugar is high – whereas before she was having between 7-10 injections a day on top of the blood testing!

Kay has to take Ruby-Mae to the hospital every 4-6 weeks to have adjustments made for the dose on her pump as well as phone consultations in between. Due to the erratic behaviour of her diabetes, Kay has to do (on average) 10 – 15 blood sugar tests a day. This means that Kay has to test Ruby-Mae’s blood sugar levels every hour, all whilst looking after her other two daughters and making sure they’re set for school! At present 4-6 nights a week on average Kay has to test through the night.

The past year has been especially hard for Kay and Ruby-Mae as Ruby has experienced heart attack like symptoms after prolonged low blood sugars, and recently lost her sight temporarily in her left eye due to the blood sugar irregularities. The subcutaneous fat has also collapsed on one side of her stomach making it difficult to find places to insert the cannula and tubing in her stomach.

Amongst all of this, Kay is raising money to get Ruby-Mae a new continuous glucose monitor which is basically a small chip/sensor that is inserted into the tummy which takes a blood sugar every 15-20 seconds, and this information can be fed back to Kay’s phone or iPad where she can watch a graph showing her the fluctuations, thus being able to prevent hypo (low blood sugars) and hyper (high blood sugars) attacks. If Ruby-Mae’s blood sugars dip below or above a certain level an alarm will sound. If you’d like to help our Supermum get Ruby-Mae the monitor she needs that will improve her life (and stop having blood tests done every day!) then please donate to Kay’s fundraising page here.

We have our winning Supermum of 2017!On Sunday 30th April Kay and her family are holding a fundraising football match which will be held at Shaftesbury FC. Ruby’s football team will be captained by AFCB legend Warren Cummings and will be played against Shaftesbury FC.. The kick-off will be at 1pm.

In the evening there will be a dinner where Sir Geoff Hurst will be hosting the auction and give an after dinner talk.

For more information on this event visit the Facebook page here.

Poor Ruby-Mae has been through a rough time and our Supermum Kay has been there for her whilst being a strong pillar for their family. Kay definitely deserves some pampering during this difficult year ahead!

Thank you all for your wonderful nominations, it definitely wasn’t easy to choose!

Get flip-flop ready with a discount on our pedicures

We have our winning Supermum of 2017!The sun’s out and this can only mean one thing – dusting off your favourite pair of sandals to sun those toes!

Get yourself flip-flop ready and treat yourself to a pedi whilst getting your hair done. When you book a haircut and pedi together your pedicure will only be £20, saving you a whopping £15 on your pretty toes!

Book yourself in online now to glam up those toes 🙂

Less painful hair removal just in time for summer!

Dreading the thought of waxing through the sunny seasons this year? Fear not! Book yourself in to be skin candied instead!

Eliminate the possibility of shaving rashes and ingrown hairs from waxing by popping in to our salon for our Skin Candy treatment. Your skin will leave our salon moisturised, silky smooth and soft which will last for weeks! You can see how much it is to get Skin Candied on our web page here. Call us now to book your skin in for our hair removal treatment.

Money raised by BOOBS charity is making big changes!

We have our winning Supermum of 2017!

Last October we supported our local charity BOOBS at their event which raised over £4k! Well, we’re SO chuffed to let you know what your wonderful donations have done.

A whopping £2,000 was donated to Stars Appeal which enabled them to open a dedicated Breast Unit in Salisbury – their grand opening was on 1st April! This dedicated breast unit allows women and men to receive a faster diagnosis, quicker access to treatment, state-of-the-art equipment and a purpose-built, spacious waiting, diagnostic and treatment rooms dedicated entirely to breast patients. We’re absolutely thrilled! You can read all about the unit on their website here.

£1,000 has also been donated to Breast Inflammatory Research as well as £250 to Breast Cancer Awareness and Weldmar – each!

Easter Bank Holiday open hours

Easter is upon us already! In April our salon will be closed Fri 14th, Sun 16th and Mon 17th for the bank holidays, but we will still be open on Sat 15th.

A quick notice: We no longer provide our SunShower tanning bed service. We apologise for any inconvenience!

Nominate your Mum to have FREE hair care for a year

Is your mum a Super Mum?

Nominate your Mum to have FREE hair care for a yearBeing a mum isn’t an easy job – putting everyone else’s needs before themselves first is mentally and physically exhausting! We love being able to provide that hour (or two!) of R&R at our salon for all our Mums who come and see us to relax with a cuppa whilst they get their hair done – always leaving our salon feeling refreshed, vibrant and beautiful.

Mothering Sunday is at the end of this month and this year we want to pamper one Super Mum with FREE haircuts and colours at Kalypsos for a whole year! Does your mum deserve a years’ worth of salon pampering? Is your mum our Super Mum?

Nominate your Mum to be our Super Mum by liking us on Facebook and completing the form here telling us why she is so fantastic. We will pick the mum who we think deserves a year’s worth of free pampering haircuts and colours the most, so please provide us with all your reasons for your submission!

Gift vouchers are also available for you to buy to treat your mum to some pampering R&R at Kalypsos or one of our beautiful Davines gift boxes – or both! Pop into the salon to pick them up.

Blowdry Bootcamp is coming!

Nominate your Mum to have FREE hair care for a yearEver wanted to blow dry and style your hair at home to a salon standard? We’ve got a Blowdry Bootcamp coming up where we will teach you how to do exactly that.

You will bring your own hair dryer and your own styling products that you like using and we’ll train you how to get the most out of them so you get to have a salon finish all day, every day!

Let us know that you’re interested here – date is still to be announced and when we do, we will make sure you are the first to know!

Have you picked up your Loyalty Card?

Our loyalty scheme is now LIVE! Don’t forget to pick up your loyalty card with us when you next pop in for your appointment. We will swipe the card onto our system and 8% of what you’ve spent on your appointment will be accumulated (providing you’ve spent £20+) onto your loyalty card.

After every appointment you have with us (minimum spend of £20) you will automatically have 8% of each appointments’ spend accumulate on your card. Once you’ve accumulated enough spend on your loyalty card you’ll be able to redeem your savings on any of our products!

Pain-free hair removal? Yes please!

Nominate your Mum to have FREE hair care for a year

Sal and Jen spent last Sunday and Monday promoting our all-natural Skin Candy hair removal paste at the Professional Beauty Show in London and had stock flying off the shelves! Skin Candy was a huge success and we’ve had salons from London and all around the UK book training days with us to learn how to use it – Skin Candy is hitting the ground running in the UK!

You can get Skin Candied at our salon (as we’re the only place in the UK that’s using this product!) and remove unwanted hair from the follicle without pain or damaging your skin! Call the salon now to book an appointment with Jen at 01747 855400.

Skills to pay bills

Calling all self-employed beauty therapists and technicians!! Make money at home and become a skilled Skin Candy technician by booking onto one of our training days at the end of this month.

We are the official UK distributor so you won’t find this product anywhere else in the UK, and you can learn how to do Skin Candy yourself so you can go out and create and build your own clientele. If you’re interested in learning a little more about the product then see our Skin Candy page here.

After your training day, you’ll be able to buy all the Scandinavian Skin Candy products direct from us, so you won’t need to deal with the hassle of international shipping, hooray!

Current Training Dates:

Dates: 20th & 27th March
Location: Shaftesbury, Dorset
Time: 10am till 4pm
Cost: £150 per person

Course includes: Full training in Skin Candy Hair Removal, Starter kit of products and a Certificate once training completed.

Lunch, WiFi, Tea & Coffee are included

Nominate your Mum to have FREE hair care for a year

Nominate your Mum to have FREE hair care for a year

We’re closed for staff training days!

The salon is closed on Thurs 9th March between 10am -1pm as well as all day Weds 22nd March. The Kalypsos team are off to an Advanced Cut & Colour training day, so we’ll be back on Thurs 23rd March re-energised and inspired! If you’re looking for some trendy cut and colour inspiration then book your appointment online now to come and see us after training when we’re buzzing with fresh ideas!

Tired of waiting for an alternative to waxing?

Would you like to earn £100+ per week?

Calling all self-employed beauty therapists and technicians!! Have you heard us preach about our Scandinavian Skin Candy hair removal? It’s a sugar paste which is absolutely fantastic at removing unwanted hair and conditioning the skin at the same time – all with natural ingredients.

We introduced Scandinavian Skin Candy to Kalypsos early last year and it’s been such a hit! A pain-free way to remove even the shortest of hairs without damaging the skin – it almost sounds too good to be true! Well, we’re now able to train YOU how to use our Scandinavian Skin Candy sugar paste.

Our pain-free sugar paste hair removal is now available!

We are the official UK distributor so you won’t find this product anywhere else in the UK, and you can now book a training day with us for £150 and learn how to do sugaring yourself so you can go out and create and build your own clientele. If you’re interested in learning a little more about the product then see our Skin Candy page here.

After your training day, you’ll be able to buy all the Scandinavian Skin Candy products direct from us, so you won’t need to deal with the hassle of international shipping.

If you’re interested in a training day with us (or know someone who would be) then email Jen at skincandy@kalypsos.co.uk to arrange a suitable date.

Get the Guy Tang effect at Kalypsos

Tired of waiting for an alternative to waxing?Guy Tang is one of the biggest leaders of the hair colouring industry and we’ve just brought in his gorgeous line metallic hair dye with Kenra Professional to Kalypsos! He’s a self-proclaimed “Hair Activist” and is a Hollywood Hairstylist and Balayage Ombre Expert.

The Guy Tang Metallic Collection can be used to add dimensional highlights, an overall cool steel finish, or added into other shades for a smokey look.

Whatever shade or style you pick, it’ll be drop-dead gorgeous!! Have a look below at some of the gorgeous colours and styles Guy Tang has achieved with his range.

Book your metallic colour appointment online now!

Don’t forget to redeem your vouchers!

We’d just like to remind all of our customers who bought our Black Friday Kalypsos vouchers last year to book your appointments soon! Our vouchers can be redeemed against our appointments but they expire by end of February. These vouchers can’t be carried over so we don’t want you to miss out!

Pick up your loyalty card on your next visit 🙂

Last month we announced that our loyalty scheme is now LIVE! Don’t forget to pick up your loyalty card with us when you next pop in for your appointment. We will swipe the card onto our system and 8% of what you’ve spent on your appointment will be accumulated (providing you’ve spent £20+) onto your loyalty card.

We will scan your loyalty card after every appointment you have with us (minimum spend of £20) and 8% of each appointments’ spend will accumulate on your card. Once you’ve accumulated enough spend on your loyalty card you’ll be able to redeem your savings on any of our products!

Get fit and raise money for breast cancer at the same time!!

When did you last love your hair?

Our Kalypsos team play a big part in the local breast cancer charity BooBs and we’ve got to tell you about this fabulous new fitness boot camp!!

BooBs boot camp is running in association with Reflex Personal Training and is a 6-week course starting Weds 22nd February. Each week the boot camp will take place between 8-9pm at Shaftesbury Youth Club. It’s just £30 for the entire 6-week course and you’ll have exclusive access to nutritional advice via Facebook. Contact Roxanne Gale to sign up or just turn up on Weds 22nd at 7:45pm. All money raised goes towards the BooBs charity, helping women and men in the local area with breast cancer.

New CND Shellac colours have landed at Kalypsos

We are bringing back 80’s neon with a modern twist with these brand new colours from CND!

Book your appointment to add a splash of colour to your life for these last few winter days!

Spoil your Mum with some Kalypsos R&R for Mother’s Day

We know it is a little way off yet, but the weeks and months have a way of escaping us and before you know it, it’s Mothering Sunday in a few days! Treat your mum to some pampering R&R at Kalypsos with our gift vouchers or one of our beautiful Davines gift boxes – or both!

With our vouchers she can choose to have a manicure, pedicure, cut & blow dry or anything else her heart desires to allow her to take some time out from being Busy Mum. Pop into our salon to pick up our vouchers ready for her special day.