We’re back again with yet another new Good Organic Hair Salon entry, especially tailored for our lovely readers up in Scotland. Whether you live in the land of shortbread and tartan, or you’re just passing by and you are in need of a good, organic blow-out, we found one of the best places to visit to get a well-deserved hair pampering and make your tresses look fabulous with the power of herbs and plants: Alchemy Creative Collective.
Located in the vibrant and bustling city centre of Glasgow in a beautiful, rustic-looking building with floor-to-ceiling windows, Alchemy is one of the leading organic hair salons in Scotland. With a passion for great, organic hair dressing and haircare and a skilled team of professionals whose masterpieces have been featured in glossy magazines, such as Elle and GQ, this salon is fully dedicated to providing the best natural and organic hair treatments, cuts and styling services, whether you want a traditional blowout or a funky, avant-garde hairstyle based on the latest trends. Alchemy combines years of expertise with relaxed, trendy vibes and a warm atmosphere to give customers a great organic hair experience, tailored to their specific preferences.
The salon offers a variety of cutting, styling and colour treatments, which the customer can choose from after a hair consultation. In terms of hair cutting services, a cut and blowdry package costs between £30 – £65 for women (based on the stylist chosen), and £10 – £15 for children up to 12 years old. A total clipper cut, shampoo & head massage for men costs between £20 – £25 and the salon also offers beard trims (£7 – £10) and a style, head massage and blowdry package (£35 – £45). For colouring, ladies have a number of options, including a colour blowdry (£25), a permanent tint (costing between £50 – £75) or a semi permanent tint (costing between £35 – £55). Students have a 25% discount off all hairdressing services with selected stylists Monday-Wednesday 9.00am-5.00pm.
The salon also offers hair replacement system services, with a free initial consultation. The hair system price starts from £319 and the application process, including cut, styling and finish, costs £150 for men and £200 for women.
Davines Flamboyage (£65 – £105) – colour service which blends bright and saturated tones for a natural looking hair colour.
Alchemy only uses the Davines hair range for both colouring, cleaning and styling services. The award-winning company, founded in 1983 by the Bollati family in Parma, Italy, is dedicated towards providing professional organic products from shampoos to hair dyes in over 70 countries, with a clear emphasis on sustainable beauty. The company is well-loved by A-list celebrities as well, from Emma Stone to Nicole Richie. The products are made from natural, organic ingredients and are not tested on animals, and the company uses recyclable material wherever possible. One of their popular product ranges is The Circle Chronicles, which won the Marie Claire Italy Prix d’Excellence de la Beauté award in 2018.
Written by editorial intern Andreea Dulgheru. Andreea is studying for an MA in journalism at Kingston University