Exclusive VIP invitation!

16 August 2017

VIP invitation

We have an exclusive Youngblood Ladies night coming up.. for $50 you can join us for a night of Youngblood demonstrations and product trials! You can then redeem your $50 ticket price to go towards any Youngblood product.. Spaces are strictly limited to 30 people so get in quick if you do not want to miss out on this fun night out of the house!! Call us on 03 3777889 to book.… Read More

We’re looking for a super star salon coordinator (full time)!

We're hiring!

Come join team True Grit! We’re looking for a Full Time Salon Coordinator…. Would you like to work in the best salon in New Zealand (Kitomba NZARH New Zealand Salon of the Year) and join the most AWESOME team. We need a calm, organized, supportive, mature, energetic person to lead the front of house. Someone who is used to high pressure situations and can keep the salon operating like a well-oiled machine. Great numeration, great hours and great team environment. Send your  CV to reception@truegrit.co.nz or phone Jacqui on 027 201 3244.… Read More

Look who came to visit!

15 August 2017

Jen and her baby

We were lucky enough to have a visit from Jen and her gorgeous wee boy Sebastian! He’s just over two months old, and Jen is doing a fabulous job! We miss her, but she’ll be back in February, so we’ll make do with Sebastian cuddles until then. … Read More

Our New Superstar!

26 July 2017

If you haven’t heard, Casey has returned to Christchurch after a 7 year stint in Sydney and she’s hit the ground running, fitting right into our fabulous team! Casey is all-rounder, specialising in cuts, colours and even hair ups for all your formal events. But don’t take our word for it, check out this stunning before and after she recently completed:… Read More

Our New Style Director

19 July 2017

Meet our new Style Director Casey! 💕🎀🎉   Casey brings over 12 years of experience to the team, having recently returned from Sydney, where she spent the last 7 years working as a hairdresser in an exciting, fast-paced environment. Casey is an all rounder in the salon, loving colour, cutting and styling all the same, although she has a special love for hair up work and event styling.   Book now for an appointment with Casey!… Read More

12 Years of True Grit

7 July 2017


In June, we celebrated our 12th birthday. It’s been a wild ride, starting out in 2005 when our director Jacqui was handpicked to breathe new life into the salon. While we’re still at the same address (give or take a few hundred metres), much has changed for True Grit, including a brand new building post-earthquakes, and the first custom-built ‘colour retreat’. The vision has always been to be one of Christchurch’s top salons, and the dream has since become a reality, despite starting from very humble beginnings. In 2016, True Grit won NZ Salon of the Year, and three other awards… Read More