Going to the salon whilst pregnant..

You will probably no by now that I love having my hair done by one of my clients at Umberto Giannini in Harvey Nichols, Manchester. From just popping in for a braid to getting the whole works done…. So when I became pregnant I thought it was going to be tricky having my colour done like I used to as you hear so many stories about chemicals harming the baby and having awful skin reactions. So I thought what better way than to chat with the professional him self Ben (Manager of Umberto Giannini) and find out all the top tips about looking after your hair during and after your pregnancy.

Can I get my hair coloured whilst pregnant? 

Once you are out of the first trimester (12 weeks) you can get your hair coloured as normal. You MUST tell your hairdresser though as they need to take into consideration that because of your hormones the colour may not take as well as it normally would, meaning that the colour may need a little longer.

Could I go for a dramatic colour change whilst pregnant?

We advise all of our clients to stick with a similar colour to what they already have. As going a different shade could prove difficult in reaching your desired colour when your hair doesn’t take as well as it would normally.

Could having my hair coloured cause harm to the baby?

No, as long as you are out of the first trimester there can be no harm done to your growing baby. With new technologies in hair colorants it is always safe to use.

Why is my hair growing so much now I’m pregnant?

Because your hormones are racing around your body and also if you are taking a pregnancy vitamin along with a healthy pregnancy diet this can all contribute to faster growing hair.

Why does my hair get tangled so easily now I’m pregnant?

Knotted hair is a common symptom for mums-to-be as your body is concentrating on making sure your baby is developing nicely… So things like dry skin and tangled hair are only temporary until the baby arrives.

Once the baby does arrive do I need to do anything differently with my hair? (I have heard about peoples hair falling out)

I recommend to all my clients that they should take a basic hair and nail vitamin once their baby arrives, but make sure you go to your GP and make sure that this is the best thing for YOU and that the vitamin is safe to use if you are breast feeding.

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Ben and Ellie on shoot.

So having a relaxing time at the salon doesn’t need to be a thing of the past now that you’re pregnant.

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If you would like to make an appointment at Umberto Giannini for all appointments and consultations you can either download the Umberto Giannini app or call the salon on 0161 828 8840. Cut and finish start from only £37.

Tony & Dog – Dog Groomers Cheshire

Tony & Dog has arrived in Cheshire and we are all very excited! Do you have dogs or know someone who does? Spread the word and everyone receives 10% off your first visit to Tony & Dog T&C’s apply. They opened on 8th July and since opening they have been so busy… We are not surprised.. Tony has worked with some of the best doggie brands in and around Manchester/Cheshire and has now decided to set up his own salon with his lovely wife Malu. With years of experience and even grooming many celebrity doggie friends we can only admire his talents.

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ABOUT TONY & DOG

“Tony & Dog is an enthusiastic company that specialises in professional dog grooming. We are based in Sale, Manchester. It is a family business which provides a personalised service to clients, adapting to individual needs whilst always maintaining a high quality dog grooming service.

Tony & Dog is a business that is always at the forefront of the latest styles and techniques, dedicating ourselves to continuous training and professional development. We also support charitable causes in our community. Tony & Dog takes pleasure in helping associations dedicated to the permanent rehoming of abandoned dogs.”

Tony’s Furry Friends

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We think its safe to say Tony has a big heart for anything with 4 legs and a tail. Fully insured and qualified in all of the best grooming techniques this has got to be the No1 spot to take your doggy for some serious pampering.

We would like to welcome Tony & Dog to Cheshire with open arms and to treat you all if you show this post at TONY & DOG before 15th September 2016 you will receive 10% off your first visit.

Contact details: 

Instagram: TonyandDog

Facebook: Tony and Dog

Twitter: @TonyandDog

Contact Number: 0161 2223434

Address: 162 Washway Road, Sale
Cheshire M33 6RH
United Kingdom

Website: http://www.tonyanddog.co.uk