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hair rebonding recommendation?

Postby mummybee » Tue, 16 Dec 2008 2:36 pm

Hi, I just relocated to Singapore and would like to know if there is anyone out there who had done hair-rebonding and are extremely happy with the results - ie hair not drying out, and smooth and straight? Would love your salon name and stylist please. I don;'t mind paying, provided it is below $600. Many thanks!

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Postby amiee40 » Tue, 16 Dec 2008 2:58 pm

Hi

I did rebonding in Singapore in April. I forgot the name of the place but its in Centrepoint on Orchard Rd, level 2. I had long hair and the result was excellent. I did rebonding in Beijing, Shanghai and Melbourne various times and i think this time around, the result was worth it. I paid S$250 for it, whereas i only paid $400RMB in Beijing. Mind you, after so many chemical treatments, i thought my hair would be dry and would break easily but i was wrong, it was very soft.

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Postby mummybee » Tue, 16 Dec 2008 5:21 pm

i went to Centrept website and there are at least two hairdressers on Level 2, not to mention a whole heap on other floors! On level 2 there are Jantzen and hair Inn. Does any of these ring a bell to you? Also do you remember the name of your stylist?

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Postby amiee40 » Wed, 17 Dec 2008 10:00 am

Its Jantzen...
I think her name was Angela. I don't think you would have a problem any of the girls there, all very professional.

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Postby mummybee » Wed, 17 Dec 2008 12:58 pm

Thanks, I called up and there was an Angie there. I presume u are referring to her?

Anyway, can I also check if her haircut is good, amiee40?

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Postby Matney » Wed, 17 Dec 2008 1:35 pm

My teenage daughter has had her long hair rebonded 3 times. The first time they had to do it again the following day. Wouldn't recommend them at Plaza Singapura. The best place we found was in Ngee Ann City, Reds done by Rita. If you buy all the shampoo, conditioner, it will set you back about $500, but well worth it.

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Postby dimensionspectrum » Wed, 17 Dec 2008 2:13 pm

Actually you can go to flowerpod to read...they have alot of recommendations...perhaps you can decide aft reading through?
http://www.flowerpod.com.sg/forums/inde ... try2135882

Thats the last page. You can go to wadever pages to read up!
Best of luck!
Im going to try Auntie XiuZhen. She does it at home, formerly fr Kimage. She only charges $60 -$70 for all lengths..She has alot of raves...
Will update here aft i have done it tomorrow morning! :)

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Postby amiee40 » Wed, 17 Dec 2008 3:48 pm

yes thats right, its Angie.

Look, everyone's expectation of a good service and end result is different. I was happy with my experience and i liked the result. But you must be sure that is what you want, it does last awhile.

Also, after you get it done, you cannot wash your hair for 3 days, can't tie it up and don't put your hair behind your ears also.

I am planning to get rebonding done again when i stop loosing my hair and its not because of too many chemical treatments, its common for a new mum to loose hair 3-4 months after giving birth. Its a hormonal issue.

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Postby mummybee » Wed, 17 Dec 2008 3:56 pm

haha i am also currently losing hair due to delivery of my second baby. she is 5.5 mths old and I am so sick of my frizzy hair! yes, rebonding is definitely what I want - I too have done it various places in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Melbourne - all to satisfying results. the best was Hong Kong - they do it THE smoothest and my hair was not just silky it became healthier.

I went to the flowerpod website and there is just too much infor to process, plus there are more home-based salon recommendations, which I am not as interested (just the fear of it not turning out).

someone recommended KENARIS from Wheelock Place, and Hair In , also centrepoint (incidentally next to Jantzen) anyone with comments?

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Postby amiee40 » Thu, 18 Dec 2008 10:30 am

Hi Mummybee

where are you located?? perhaps we can go together. its pretty boring sitting there for 3 or more hrs.

I am actually thinking of getting digital perm done this time. Since my hair is thinning out, need some volume to it.

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Postby dimensionspectrum » Thu, 18 Dec 2008 9:55 pm

Hi, im back with my praise report.
I started my rebonding at 8.10am and ended at 9.50am!

Auntie Xiuzhen was very fast. She freaked out when she found out i had bleached highlights b4 and it was covered with dark brown dye...i also permed twice this yr and colored twice...But she already started..so there;s no turning back. I didnt think it was impt to tell her wad i did to my hair the past yr...but she told me i MUST...

Anyway, i did home treatments for 2 weeks b4 i did my rebonding hoping it will help... :P
And i think it did! My hair is smooth and shiny now.
It's straight but not the poker straight rebond.
I loved it!
I paid $65. She used Sheseido pdts..
The downside of paying little is that, i have to blowdry my hair. Hahahaha
but i didnt mind, It was quite fun.
There were complains that the toilet was dirty, but i thought it was acceptable. Most impt of all, there were no smells. =)

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Postby angieyap » Fri, 19 Dec 2008 12:45 am

Hi mummybee,
Thank you for your confident in me, hope you are happy with my service done today.

Hi amiee40,
If not of mummybee told me, i still do not know my name is being mentioned here. I was shock, surprised but delighted.
Anyway, I sincerely thank you very much for your praises and recommendation. (do not have to do that anymore, i feel shy)
I will alway commited to do a good job to my client, just to hope the end result they are happy and find their money worth spending.

Lastly wishes all of you a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year.

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Postby amiee40 » Fri, 19 Dec 2008 9:15 am

No problems Angie..I was happy with my result and someone asked for advise so i thought i would share it with that person.

Dimensionspectrum - you must tell the hairdresser that you've blonde highlights as the bleach weakens the hair and it may break easily. When i first attempted to have re-bonding done 5 yrs ago, i had blonde highlights, almost all hairdressers back in my country refused as they could not guarantee a good job as the hair may break.

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Postby amiee40 » Fri, 19 Dec 2008 9:17 am

Mummybee

Are you happy with the results???

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Postby mummybee » Fri, 19 Dec 2008 10:50 am

Hi amiee,

Yes I took the plunge and went to Angie yesterday. I held off posting as I want to wait to see the effect after sleeping overnight and washing my hair. Well, I must say I am pleased with the results, thank you so much for the recommendation. What I like best are, first and foremost, Angie herself did the ironing so it was not only done well but fast. Her junior technician helped at the beginning but he singed my scalp twice (was glad when he left to help another stylist!). Secondly, I wasn't kept waiting in any step of the procedure, maybe cos it was a weekday so I was done by 12.45pm, started punctually at 10am. Angie listened and gave me the minimal trim that I asked for.

All in all, she charged 280 plus another 60+ for shampoo/conditioner. It was definitely money well spent as the salon is also clean and comfortable.

Only negative thing, if I can call it that, is I would have prefer a scalp massage at the last hair wash. I had a splitting headache and neckache after that. In Hong Kong it is typical to include a massage while waiting for the conditioner to set in.

Another thing is that although my hair is natural straight looking, I must say there is a bit flyaway still with those shorter, previously-layered hair strands - not sure if better ironing or stronger chemical would have tamed these strays. The rebonding in HK is still better actually but guess I can't fly back there right...

dimensionspectrum, so glad to know your rebonding turns out well too. This Aunty person is obviously highly regarded. Will you believe I even receive private messages recommending her? but alas I couldn't journey so far west. Had I been a free bird not tied to two little ones things might have been different. Hmm, blowdrying your own hair? haha, that is certainly a novelty : ) I think when you get to my age - a 'ripe' 36 - you do wish for a little luxury and a little pampering.

Anyway thanks again Amiee....BTW which part of Australia are you from?


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