Do you love having your hair coloured, but struggle to keep it looking vibrant and fresh between salon visits? It’s a common concern we hear a lot about, and we’re always on the lookout for the best ways to make your colour last as long as possible. Check out our top tips to keep your hair looking fabulous and fresh between your appointments:     Protect your hair against heat Every time you use styling tools like straighteners or blowdryers, you put your hair at risk of damaging the hair follicle if you haven’t used an adequate heat protectant. By… Read More


At home haircare is essential for maintaining healthy locks, especially throughout the winter season. Turn the task into a night of luxurious pampering, with our guide for the ultimate night in…   Start with… A relaxing bath using essential oils and epsom salts.  Lavender and rosehip oils are great for destressing, and the epsom salts will help your muscles to relax and recover after a long day. For extra luxury, light a scented candle and turn down the bright lights.     Move on to… A Kerastase masque. If you’re not sure what range is best for you, speak to… Read More


Now that it’s officially winter, it’s time to start reassessing your hair care routine. The cold temperatures and dry air can wreak havoc on your locks, making it harder for your hair to retain moisture and stay shiny. There’s also the added issue of static from winter essentials like beanies, scarves and woolen coats, leaving your hair extra frizzy and full of static. Making small changes to your hair care routine is the best way to banish these seasonal issues.   If you’re suffering from dandruff… A common issue in winter when scalps are left dry, ensure you add a… Read More


Thinning hair is more common than you might think. Typically, women will experience hair thinning at some point in their life and the issue can be caused by a range of different factors such as diet, weather, lifestyle and health. Luckily thanks to Kerastase, it doesn’t have to be a regularly occurring problem. Their Densifique range combines intense ingredients like complex glycan and texturising polymers to increase the look of hair texture and improve the appearance of your hair. Best of all? The range has proven results; a clinical study found that the products helped maintain the hair’s density with… Read More


As part of the True Grit experience, every client is treated to a refreshment and we’ve just given our menu a makeover! From C4 coffee to Jacqui’s wine selection, we’ve got you covered..  … Read More


Ladies, don’t forget that Mother’s Day is next month! We love Mother’s Day, as it’s a great way to say thanks to your Mum (or the mother figure in your life) for everything she’s done. And if you’re a mum yourself, it’s even more special to celebrate the day with your children! Whether you’re buying a gift for your mum or yourself (on behalf of the kids of course!), make sure you get organised. Why not spoil her with a blow wave and one of our fabulous rituals. Choose from De Luxe or Caviar. … Read More

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Last Thursday True Grit got the great opportunity to have a look through the Ronald McDonald House in Christchurch. The team at True Grit donates time out for the mothers of  children who are staying in Ronald McDonald House by offering them a fab ritual and a blow-wave. True Grit in the past has donated heavily to any major events RMH hosts. This was a wonderful chance for the team to see where their work is being used to help and what we can do for our community. Ronald McDonald House is purely charity-run and relies on the generosity of our… Read More

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Say hello to the newest member of True Grit! Amber is joining the team as a New Generation Stylist. She’s excited to meet you all soon! Here’s what she has to say about joining True Grit; “It’s beautiful when a passion and a career come together, and I can’t wait to be a part of a creative and fun team!” Save Save… Read More


Our fabulous Haley is moving to part-time to pursue a career in floristry and we couldn’t be more excited for her! Here’s a note from Haley…   Having been a part of the amazing Team at True Grit now for 10 years, I have decided it’s time for me to make a career change.  I love the creative industry so I will be staying within an industry that is hands on, fun, creative and attractive.  I am becoming a florist.  I am so looking forward to a new challenge in life.  But please don’t fret; I will still be at… Read More


  Just like the rest of our body, unfortunately our hair ages with time. Dull, dry, brittle hair appearance are all effects of ageing hair, that can worsen over time. But that doesn’t mean you have to suffer these consequences of ageing. Regular haircare and treatment can work wonders for the health of your hair. Read our top tips for keeping your tresses looking and feeling their best – no matter your age!   Stress Less Stress can be super harmful to our hair, causing it to dry out and with extreme stress it can even start to fall out.… Read More