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Hello and Goodbye

Posted October 23rd, 2022 by admin

A big Autumn welcome to you all and to let you know that there have been some big changes at Zeitgeist this month.  And in the words of the ‘Beatles’ we have been very lucky to say a big hello to Frances (Tibby the dog) and Olivia as they have joined us from Circle of Friends. At the same time, unfortunately we also have to say a goodbye to the most fabulous receptionist, Beth. She has given us five glorious years; kept our cushions plumped, arranged the best deals on everything, amused us with the best ‘Dad’ jokes, showed us how many different styles a Breton top comes in and has basically been the best advocate for Zeitgeist. I know like us you will really miss her as she is very much part of the Zeitgeist experience, but we all wish her the absolute best in her new role and know her new employer will be as delighted to have her as we were. Personally, I will really miss her for being a brilliant job share but I know our friendship will remain; there are more glasses of wine to be consumed, plates of cheeses to be eaten and fun to be had in the future. 

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We’ve had a great October so far, the salon is busy and bustling, we do still have some appointments available if you would like a cut or a colour; so please call us on 01422 844974 or book online at www.zeitgeisthair.com. Although I apologise for mentioning the C word (Christmas!), it may be wise to secure your Christmas appointment with us now, as some December days are already completely full.

In Salon news, Olivia is working Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and alternate Saturday and Sundays. Frances is working Thursday, Friday and Saturday and alternate Wednesdays. Both Olivia and Frances will work a later evening on Thursday with their last appointment at 5.30pm. On a personal note, it has been a pleasure to meet new Circle of Friend’s clients, you’re such a lovely bunch and we have enjoyed having you with us. You will also find a little info about Frances and Olivia in Zeitgeist ‘About page’ https://www.zeitgeisthair.com/about/

The super-stylish Simone is also amending her working week slightly (although I’m glad to say she is still working the days that I am on reception which I am delighted about). Simone will now be working every Tuesday and Friday and will alternate between one week working Thursday and the following week Sunday. I always love to see what Simone is wearing; will her nails be matching her outfit, will her glasses be matching her shoes and lately have become rather obsessedby her choice in socks (check out her amazing apple ones!) This has inspired me to start my Christmas shopping early and have been buying socks to match people’s personality. I wonder if they do teeny tiny car socks Chris, Chihuahua socks Frances or Olaplex socks Kaye…..?

In Product News, we have recently received some brilliant Bumble and bumble sets which make excellent Christmas presents and provide great savings to you. The ‘All about Rich Hydration’ set contains a 60ml (Trial Size) Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Ultra Rich Shampoo, which is a deeply hydrating cleanser that helps nourish the driest hair from scalp to ends.A Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Ultra Rich Conditioner (Trial Size) 60 ml which provides velvety, ultra-rich moisture tosoften, smooth and nourish from scalp to ends. It also contains a (Full Size) 250ml Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Heat/UV Protective Primer (Full Size) 250 ml. This multi-tasking leave in treatment for all hair types, provides heat protection up to 232°C, has UV Filters to help protect hair against the drying effects of the sun, protects colour from fading for up to 16 washes, detangles to help protect against breakage, smooths, softens, and adds shine. This set although worth £49 costs only £32.

The ’All about Volume’ set contains a full size (250ml)Thickening Shampoo which is Bumble and bumble’s best volumizing shampoo for instant body building. A full size (250ml) Thickening Conditioner which is a strand -plumping conditioner for full-bodied styles. It also has a Thickening Spray (Trial Size) 60ml, which creates the lushest blow dry ever. This set is worth £69 but only costs £49.

The ‘All about Hydration’ set contains some of our best-selling products. Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Shampoo (Trial Size) 60 ml gives a moisturizing wash that won’t weigh hair down, Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Conditioner (Trial Size) 60 ml, softens, smooths and detangles to help protect against breakage. The Hairdresser’s Invisible Oil Heat/UV Protective Primer (Full Size) 250 ml instantly cuts frizz by 50%, all day, even in extreme humidity. Again, although this set is worth£49 it is retailing at £32.

In Baking news, a huge thank you to everyone who supported us for our Macmillian Coffee Morning, we raised a ratherimpressive £168.40.

I like to try and cook seasonally, so why not have a go at the following Autumnal recipes? It has been an amazing year for apples, so if you are lucky enough to have a tree of your own, this following recipe is delicious https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/dorset-apple-cake. I always pretend I live a life like people in the Simple Things Magazine (check it out, it is available in the Salon to read). So always imagine that one year I will make pots of chutney as Christmas presents (wearing a corduroy smock and some handknitted cardigan probably). So if you want to join me, here is a tasty chutney recipe https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/autumn-tomato-chutney. If you will be indulging in some pumpkin carvingthis halloween and don’t know what to do with all the pumpkin flesh, why not check out the following recipe https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/pumpkin-soup?

That’s all for now!

Anne – Reception

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