Lockonego Salon Review: Before & After!

I had a bit of a hair mishap recently and realised last week that the ends of my hair were well and truly frazzled.  As you may know, I HATE going to the hairdressers; I’m very rarely happy with the end result and often go home crying (sad, but true).  Because of this, I tend to have as few trims as possible each year but as my hair was in a desperate state I decided it was time!

I went along to Lockonego in Knightsbridge for an appointment with Clairol’s UK Ambassador Jonathon Long, who gave me the most incredible cut and talked me through the 6 new nice’n easy Colour Blend Foam shades (which sound pretty incredible, Jonathon even said he prefers them to some of the more high end dyes)!

Actually embarrassed about how much I resemble Hagrid in the ‘before’ picture!

Jonathon working his magic & the after shot – feeling like a movie star!

The experience itself was lovely.  Jonathon & I talked through my hair and what I wanted doing and then I had an incredible hair wash (with a girl with super strong hands, it was almost like a massage) and a Morroccan Oil treatment was put through my hair and left in whilst trimmed.  It was then washed off and blow dried before adding a few more final touches and thinning parts of the hair out so they fall better.  I thought I’d post some before and after hair pictures here just so you can see the difference and judge for yourself! 

My hair now feels so much lighter and easier to manage, although it doesn’t quite cover my ‘chest area’ (if you get me!) anymore (feel less like a mermaid than I did) however it was much needed and I’m so, so happy!

Lockonego is based in Knightsbridge (website here – http://www.lockonego.com/) and the Nice’n Easy Colour Blend Foam is available in highstreet stores now at £6.99!

Have you ever been to Lockonego?  How often do you get a trim?




  1. October 30, 2013 / 6:54 pm

    That looks gorgeous, I love it! I had no idea your hair was that long! It's beautiful, looks much more manageable too

    Claire | AgentSmyth

  2. October 30, 2013 / 7:00 pm

    Your hair looks amazing! I don't like the hair dressers either, I feel really awkward

  3. October 30, 2013 / 7:15 pm

    I'm the same as you, I try not to go very often because they never cut my fringe properly. I have cried before because of it. I tend to go for a hair cut every three months or there abouts 🙂

  4. October 30, 2013 / 7:32 pm

    Your hair looks so gorgeous, I love it! x

    Maddy from UNSTITCHEDD 

  5. October 30, 2013 / 7:34 pm

    Your hair looks so gorgeous!

    I'm so fed up with my hair but never know what to do with it.

    AmeliaRose | Beauty Blogger

  6. October 30, 2013 / 7:36 pm

    I have the same issue with getting my hair cut but Oh your hair is just amazing !!! You look gorgeous 🙂
    Hannah x
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  7. October 30, 2013 / 7:46 pm

    Your hair is gorgeous!


  8. October 30, 2013 / 8:24 pm

    oh my god, your hair looks absolutely stunning, i love this! i wish i could get my hair done much more frequently than i do, but unfortunately as a poor student i can't afford it!!! 😛

  9. October 30, 2013 / 8:54 pm

    What a difference! – it looks lovely 🙂


  10. October 30, 2013 / 9:17 pm

    Your hair looks stunning, I'm just like you when it comes to my hair a total hairdresser fobe lol xx

  11. October 30, 2013 / 10:06 pm

    Your hair looks amazing, and so much healthier than before 🙂 x

  12. Pammy
    October 30, 2013 / 10:37 pm

    Your hair looks gorgeous. Love the color. I go for a trim every time I get highlights, which is every 7 weeks.

  13. October 31, 2013 / 2:28 am

    Wow! Your hair looks amazing! Its great to get a cut every once in a while to reduce the frizz and make the ends healthy. Love it

    Des Simple Charm Beauty

  14. October 31, 2013 / 3:53 am

    Gorgeous, girl! How often do I get trims? You don't want to know. It's bad. It's real bad.

    Voyage of the MeeMee

  15. October 31, 2013 / 10:39 am

    Your hair looks absolutely gorgeous! I'm just like you, I avoid the hairdresser like crazy because they always cut it too much…either that or it doesn't look like it's been cut and that just feels like a waste of money! I need to go soon though as I'm also getting a bit of a Hagrid head…this has inspired me 🙂 xxx

    The perks of being a hipster

  16. October 31, 2013 / 11:30 am

    Ahh your hair looks lovely 🙂
    Amy x
    –A Little Boat Sailing–

  17. October 31, 2013 / 1:36 pm

    Wow, your hair was loooong!:) I had no idea! It looks perfect now, much better and so healthy. I would love to try MorroccanOil. xoxo


  18. October 31, 2013 / 2:45 pm

    Your hair looks gorgeous! I really don't get my hair trimmed as often as I should!! :s x

    The Girl In The Tartan Scarf

  19. October 31, 2013 / 7:15 pm

    I don't like going to the hair dressers either, always takes so long! Your hair looks gorgeous! Makes me actually want to get a trim myself, haha. xx

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  22. November 3, 2013 / 10:00 am

    Perfect! Nice makeover!

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  23. November 3, 2013 / 1:50 pm

    Wow! Gorgeous!


  24. November 3, 2013 / 6:34 pm

    WOW i love your hair so so much xx

  25. November 6, 2013 / 5:39 pm

    Me encanta como te quedó el pelo, se ve precioso y muy sano!

    Kyllie | Make Up Fragrances

  26. November 6, 2013 / 10:16 pm

    It looks so much healthier now with the trim! I tend to get my hair trimmed every couple of months. I found this helps my hair to grow more as I don't have so many split ends. I think it just comes down to getting the right hairdresser, someone who knows exactly what you want!

    – Katy

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  31. November 10, 2014 / 2:57 am

    Great! Well you have a good choice of hair salons. They really work on your frizzy and unmanageable long. Well the new look and the accent put to your hair makes a sexy impression to you. I love it!

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  34. July 27, 2017 / 8:16 am

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