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Recycling is simple (10/6/2014) - Recycling is simple according to Mojca and Uros, salon owners of Kinky Curly Straight. The salon owners have successfully implemented a green policy that includes environmentally sustainable salon activities such as switching off power points, installing water saving taps and recycling their Refoil after use with a local recycler. This commitment to the environment has […]
Le Tour de Marie-France Group (7/30/2014) -                When Marie-France Group salon owner Dominique discovered hair salons send a million kilograms of foil to landfill every year, he decided to make a change. Along with his partner Marie-France they wanted to become an active participant in sustainable business practices. So when they joined Refoil they decided […]
Family Matters (4/30/2014) - Why? “We were so inspired by Paul Frasca, co-founder of Refoil, after hearing him speak at the AHC’s Better Business seminar at Hair Expo last year.  We didn’t know we could recycle our foil, and felt guilty for the years we’ve been throwing away all our foil waste in the bin. We recycle because we […]
Get educated. (4/21/2014) - Get educated. Get your staff involved in our upcoming education roadshow! See flyer below for more details. Tickets are $44.00 per person and you can book them at www.orbdistribution.com/events.        
Melt in your mouth colour (3/25/2014) - We have teamed up with Chatswood based salon Luc Espace to show you how to use your Refoil pre-cuts medium to create perfect, melt-in-your-mouth colour. First things first, what is colour melting? Colour melting is a way of blending lighter and darker tints together with a client’s natural colour to create beautiful, softly falling shades. This […]
Day #12 The Assembly Hair (12/22/2013) - Day #12 The Assembly Hair On the twelfth day of Christmas Colour we would like to wish you a very happy Christmas (and a few days’ rest) with this simply flawless crop from Matt Clements at The Assembly Rooms. Sheer genius. For more info on Matt Clements or The Assembly Hair please visit http://www.assemblyhair.com.au/.
12 Days of Christmas Colour (12/21/2013) - Day #11 Kinky Curly Straight On the eleventh day of Christmas Colour Kinky Curly Straight’s Uros Mikic captured the stillness of a winter’s day. We reckon there is something very 19th-century European about this. Read here below to see how he did it. We all love beautiful rich intense reds. For my Winter Solitude collection […]
12 Days of Christmas Colour (12/20/2013) - Day #10 Shibui On the tenth day of Christmas Colour you’ll have clients leaping for joy with this cleverly wearable look from Shibui in Melbourne. It’s just so cute. Read more here. This colour is created using a high lift tint through the root area, with freehand hair painting to lift through the ends. I […]
12 Days of Christmas Colour (12/19/2013) - Day #9 Stevie English Hair Bondi Junction On the ninth day of Christmas Colour we fell truly in love with this crop from Stevie Corthine at Stevie English hair Bondi Junction with its strong tones and sharp edges. For more info on Stevie English Hair Bondi Junction please visit http://stevieenglish.com.au/
12 Days of Christmas Colour (12/18/2013) - Day #8 The Assembly Hair On the eighth day of Christmas Colour we’ve got Matt Clements’ milky-white maid sporting a technically extravagant array of colour. No wonder he’s been Schwarzkopf Hair Expo Australian and NZ Colour Technician Of The Year three years in a row. Read here below how he did this look. This super textured […]
12 Days of Christmas Colour (12/17/2013) - Day #6 Suki Hairdressing Newcastle On the sixth day of Christmas Colour we’ve got a lovely lo-tech look from Suki Haidressing Newcastle to show you. It’s all about the texture. For more information about Suki Hairdressing Newcastle please visit http://www.suki.com.au/.
12 Days of Christmas Colour (12/17/2013) - Day #7 Wild Life Hair SoGo On the seventh day of Christmas Colour we were feeling a little blue until we saw this fantastic image by Ali Holmes and Rosie Hardy from Wild Life SoGo. Any tips on how to encourage clients to be brave and go for bright shades? Read here below to find […]
12 Days of Christmas Colour (12/15/2013) - Day #5 Stevie English Hair On the fifth day of Christmas Colour, instead of five gold rings the colour master Stevie Corthine from Stevie English Hair shared this stunning golden blonde with freeform curls topped off with wet-look roots. Very dramatic. For more on Stevie English Hair please visit http://stevieenglish.com.au/.
12 Days of Christmas Colour (12/14/2013) - Day #4 Shibui On the fourth day of Christmas Colour, Laura Brand at Shibui reveals a subtle, ever-so-elegant blonde achieved with a masterly paint technique. This colour is created using freehand lightening we call hair painting. It’s a technique I specialise in, using a particular lightener in a manner that creates perfect graduation of colour […]
12 Days of Christmas Colour (12/13/2013) - Day #3 Oscar Oscar On the third day of Christmas Colour, Michael Kelly at Oscar Oscar gave us Hey! Isn’t it stunning? Michael has captured a real luminosity in the depths of the hair. What do you think? See here below how Michael achieved the colour. For this look, which I called Hey!, I worked […]
12 Days of Christmas Colour (12/12/2013) - On the second day of Christmas Colour we reveal that grey is the new black at Murphy Gozzard (formerly Suki Hairdressing Paddington), where Brett created this gorgeous shimmering pearl effect for Penny, the face of the rebranded salon. Read here below to find out more. Penny’s existing colour was very ‘salt and pepper’. With her […]
12 Days of Christmas Colour (12/11/2013) - Day #1 Heading Out Hair & Beauty On the first day of Christmas Colour (pushing aside all arguments of when that actually is!) we bring you this gloriously intense red created by Caterina Di Biase. It’s a touch of old Hollywood glamour with a modern-day twist. Over the next 12 days of Christmas, we’ll show […]
Access shines with recycling boost. (11/26/2013) - We’d like to say hi and big hugs to the latest member of the Refoil family. Access Hair, a beautiful hair salon in Balmain, NSW, joined us in August and instantly became part of our growing movement determined to make hair salon foil waste history and stop 1.5 million kilos of aluminium a year going […]
Eco-Paul shines in his ballsy cartoon debut (11/6/2013) - Watch out Bugs Bunny, Refoil’s Paul Frasca has morphed into superhero Eco-Paul, fighting foil and colour tube waste everywhere and showing how you can help save 1.5 million kilos of precious aluminium dumped to landfill every year. Refoil’s HOW BIG ARE YOUR BALLS campaign is already revolutionising the way hairdressers dispose of their foils and […]
Heading Out crushes opposition with a planet-sized ball (6/27/2013) - Some may have had their doubts when the guys at Heading Out started shouting that their balls were bigger than anyone else’s. But it’s true – and now we have the photos to prove it. Well, I guess we did ask, ‘How big are your balls’. But with one so huge – of such astronomical […]
Refoil wins best new business (6/9/2013) - Meshing the creativity of hairdressing with a sustainable approach to foiling has brought awards glory to Refoil at the Hair Expo Awards. The young company, which has not only tasked itself with converting the industry to its recycled aluminium foils but aims to get everyone recycling all aluminium used in salons, won the Best Business […]
Interview with Kelly Grant, co-owner of Our Place Salon. (5/20/2013) - Kelly Grant and Clive Allwright from Our Place Salon in Sydney recently joined Refoil. We caught up  and Kelly was kind enough to share her “Refoil experience” with us . R: What was the transition like from supermarket foil to Refoil pre-cuts medium?  K: At first I was a bit apprehensive. The biggest challenge was […]
Om Shalom to giving back. (3/25/2013) - Om Shalom to giving back. Recently awarded with a Gold Salon Select Membership, Om Shalom Hair & Make up in Newcastle have taken initiative on doing their bit that is now supporting not only the environment, but also the local community and the economy. It all started in the salon chair: “One of our long-standing […]
Refoil guest speaker at the Hair Awards in Ballarat (11/17/2012) - Hairdressing students from the Unistyle College gathered at the George hotel in Ballarat to receive their well-deserved achievements awards. Paul Frasca, co-founder of Refoil, was invited as guest speaker at the Awards nights. After Paul’s presentation the Creative Team took the stage. With the theme being REFOIL the students made a huge foil wall and […]
How big are your balls? (10/31/2012) - In November Refoil launched its first collaboration with Revlon Professional in the awareness building campaign “HOW BIG ARE YOUR BALLS?” It’s a first out of many more collaborations Refoil is planning to have in order to get the entire hairdressing community recycle their foil and their empty colour tubes. Did you know that the Australian […]
That’s a full head of Refoil (9/9/2012) - Today we shot our first campaign. The concept was an everything-vintage-loving-diva that just can’t get enough of having her Refoil done… Yes we’re very happy with the outcome. Especially because we were lucky enough to work with some very talented people: the powerful due, make up artist Belinda Trisic and vintage hair specialist Rebecca Knight […]
Hairdressing wins SKILLS GREEN AWARD 2012! (9/5/2012) - We have amazing news! Hairdressing won this year’s World Skills Australia’s Green Award! As a sponsor of this year’s hairdressing competition Refoil just wants to say a big CONGRATULATIONS to all the competitors! Paul Frasca, co-founder of Refoil, was this year’s Sustainability judge. He was invited to advice the team on which sustainable salon practices […]