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Finding YOUR Perfect Hair Extension Artist.

I was working the Toronto Bridal Show this weekend and I had the opportunity to talk to lots of different people. I became very disconcerted at some of the stories that I heard regarding traumatic hair extension work. There are many types of hair extensions application methods, and hundreds of different companies using those methods… Read More

From the Source

  Surprisingly, I do not actually get alot of questions about the history of Great Lengths, or its’ origins. Why don’t we explore? The Great Lengths company was launched in 1992 by David Gold. David worked in textiles and developed a way to colour fabric and hair-using a special transfer method that allowed the product… Read More

There’s an (Great Lengths) App for that…

With the recent trends in bold colour blocking and ombre flow colouring, Great Lengths Apps are poised to make wearing this trend quite quick, painless and flawless. The type of colour process  used to reconstruct these looks can be quite damaging to hair, with unpredicatable results- but never fear, Apps are here! Great Lengths Apps… Read More

Hair Health Inside and Out

When I see clients who are having problems with dry, thinning hair, dull and lifeless hair, or a noticeable amount of breakage, the first thing I do is eliminate the obvious antagonists. Are they heavy users of heat styling tools? Are they highlighting or colouring? Do they have habits that may be contributing to the… Read More

Trichotillomania and Great Lengths

Trichotillomania is the compulsive urge to pull out one’s own hair. Sometimes it is accompanied by urges to eat the hair that has been pulled out. This can be present in varying degrees, but from my experience, causes the suffer an obviously considerable amount of stress and noticeable hair loss, although 100 percent of the… Read More

A Hair Treatment Fit for a (Snow) Queen!

Well tis’ the season for split ends and dry hair. Split ends are a major problem right now..especially because we in the Great Toronto actually got a real winter this year. The cold weather involves heavy purses, coat collars, scarves-they really do affect your hair. And my dears, there is only one way to truly… Read More

The Bond that Keeps Us Together.

Glue. It’s great for crafts. Fantastic for fixing your favourite mug. Not so good when it comes to hair. I’m quick to correct anyone who uses the term “glue” in regards to hair extensions in my salon.  This is because I don’t want anyone to be confused: Great Lengths uses no such material in their… Read More

She Got Schooled

So it is known that I am currently studying to become a herbalist and registered holistic nutritionist. (If you didn’t then you know now). As part of my  studies in Herbalism. This often prompts the question ” What can I take/eat to make my hair better?” Well, there are many things that could work for… Read More

Classic and Cold Fusion Facts

Great Lengths Classic and the Cold Fusion Method: What is the difference?  There is some  confusion about the two methods and systems regarding single-strand application  that  Great Lengths offers in Canada.  So let’s clarify and discuss these two systems. The Classic. The Classic method, and my absolute personal favorite, has been around for over 20… Read More

Behind the Masque

The type of  support product you choose to use on your Great Lengths can make quite a difference. As I have stated before, it is best to use a high-end salon product line with no  heavy oils, alcohol or silicone contained in it. One of the most important parts of the  extension care regime is… Read More

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