New Year, New Hair: 2019 Resolutions You Might Actually Stick To

Happy New Year, friends! 2019 is here, so it’s time to put the last 365 days behind us and focus on what’s ahead. We think it’s the perfect time to also focus on what’s on our heads, so we can make this the year of no bad hair days. Go ahead and scoff, it might seem impossible but we promise … Read More

Christmas Gift Guide: Stocking Fillers Dextress-Style

Happy December, everyone! You know what that means – trees, tinsel, too many wines at the office Christmas party (we won’t judge) and, of course, the gifts. Oh God, the gifts. Don’t get us wrong, we love to give just as much as we love to receive but we know it can be stressful to find the perfect gift to say … Read More

Goldwell Color Zoom 2018: Dextress Toronto Takeover

Back in July, Dextress took part in Goldwell Colour Zoom 2018, a live hairdressing competition where stylists from across Australia duke it out to win a coveted spot in the international Global Zoom finals, and guess what? Our talented Jess won silver in the Creative Artist category and our resident braid expert Mady took home the New Talent gold award, and … Read More

Goldwell @Pure Pigments: A New Revolution in Hair Colour

Professional haircare wizards Goldwell have recently released their newest development in hair colour – @Pure Pigments, a breakthrough that is reinventing coloured hair as we know it. Through joint research with Fujifilm, they have created six concentrated dye additives that incorporate new technology to allow absolute freedom to achieve whatever colour our hair-obsessed hearts desire.  Goldwell HD3 Dye Technology The … Read More

Winter Hair 101: How To Solve Your Winter Hair Woes

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Here in Brisbane, winter can feel like a welcome relief from the heat, humidity, frizzy hair and sweaty upper lips that go hand in hand with a subtropical Queensland summer. Finally, we can pull our jackets, jumpers and coats from their lonely lives, usually untouched, in the wardrobe and enjoy wrapping up on chilly nights, having an excuse to stay … Read More

Why A Healthy Scalp Will Completely Transform Your Hair

It makes total sense that when you look after your skin, you unlock everything from a radiant face to baby-smooth hands and feet. So it’s no wonder that the hair industry is taking inspo from the skincare sphere when it comes to scalp health. Just like any other part of your body, the scalp is sensitive, unique and reacts to … Read More

5 Romantic Hairstyles To Try This Valentine’s Day

Love is in the hair…ahem, air. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, merely a few days away, and what better way to sweep the man of your dreams off his feet than with a romantically beautiful hairstyle. Yes, ladies. We can do the sweeping too! Confidently wear your locks when you head out for the evening, and you’ll find … Read More

What Is Co-Washing, And Should You Try It?

What Is Co-Washing, And Should You Try It A new trend is popping up in the hair world – and it’s got to do with all sorts of amazing benefits for your luscious locks. Co-washing is short for ‘conditioner washing’, whereby you cleanse your hair with your favourite conditioner instead of grabbing for the shampoo first. It’s a low-lather, soap-free … Read More

A Complete Guide to Hairspray

Between putting a halt to fly-aways and keeping curls coiled, hairspray is one of those staple items that has become one of the most iconic in fashionable decades of yesteryear – think 1980s volume and 1990s ‘The Rachel’ look. Today, hairspray is still used to secure hairstyles and even though it’s undergone some essential formula changes, it’s still considered an … Read More

Retro Hair: Making the Old New Again

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Keeping up with the endless cycle of trends, what’s hot and what’s not, can be exhausting, can’t it? One season we are obsessing over the 90s, then embracing futurism the next and then it’s the 70s or some obscure 1940s reference. That’s why it’s good to have some classics in your hair and beauty arsenal, for when finding new on-trend … Read More