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st kilda hairdresser dani blakeley as interviewed by italy's queen magazine, yoshiko hair. by Dani Blakeley

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Published across the Globe and around Australia, Yoshiko Hair have an impact on Hair Trends well beyond their base on St Kilda's Fitzroy Street. Yoshiko under the Creative Direction of Dani have had their inspirational hair collections in Paris, London, New York, Milan, Tokyo and many other cities.


Queen Magazine from Italy interviewed Yoshiko's Dani, to see how she comes up ideas for her hair shoots and education commitments. Dani has always seen herself as an salon based hairdresser, where doing her clients excites and inspires her a daily basis. Yoshiko Hair does shoots which range from High fashion Editorial shoots to more down earth Cut and Colour Collections. Dani has done numerous Cut and Colour Collections for L'Oreal Professional. Lakme Australia and De Lorenzo.


Yoshiko Hair with Dani have also created many Hair FashionTrend Forecast that have been published around the globe. Along with "St Kilda's King" of Balayage, Hass they make St Kilda's foremost Hair Colour team. Both Hass and Dani are true Blonde Experts, capable of both Creative and Commercial colouring techniques. Colour Correction and Balayage are our specialities.

french freehand balayage - natural looking balayage at st kilda's yoshiko hair by Dani Blakeley

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What is French Freehand Balayage you may ask? Freehand Balayage originating in France is the application of colour without foils or plastic film, as to achieve a Natural and Subtle looking Hair Colour. At Yoshiko Hair we used specially developed hair colours and developers which have been created by L'Oreal Professional for this application. Developed in Paris by the worlds leading innovators to when it comes Hair Colour; L'Oreal has developed Developers that are Air Activated. Instead of being temperature driven. When combined with the use of Smartbond you have the confidence not only that your hair will not suffer any damage but shall improve in condition during this process.

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Yoshiko Hair’s Master of Balayage. Hass, can be seen doing Freehand Balayage represented in the Top image. Hass along with Natalie and Dani are all leading Melbourne Hair Colourist. St Kilda’s Best Colourist have published around the globe, educated other hairdressers and worked on many National Hair Colour Campaigns. The Salon is know for their Blondes and was featured L’Oreal Australia’s Blondefident.

Experience getting your hair coloured at Fitzroy Streets, Yoshiko and you shall understand why Marie Clair listed the salon as on of the top salons in Australia to get your pampered.

no time? no worries?, half the time with l'oreal's instant highlights. now at melbourne's yoshiko hair in st kilda! by Dani Blakeley

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Colour the smart way. Your highlights needs a lift but you are unable spare the time to get into the salon. At St Kilda's Yoshiko Hair you can now be in and out  of the salon within one hour, with Instant Highlights from L'Oreal Professional.

Just released to the Australian Market, Yoshiko Hair is one of the first salons in Melbourne to have this new breakthrough in hair highlights. This new hair lightening range means that your colour can be lifted and blow-dryed under an  one hour. Perfect for an in between lightening when you don't have the time for a full or half head of foils but needs that extra boost. With up to 15 foils we are able to get you looking fab for that special event or social outing. 

Using L'Oreal's speciality patented Heat Tool, New Hair Colour"s and Smartbond we are able to halve the time you spend in the salon chair, with this only in salon product. L 'Oreal Professional has always been at the forefront of Hair Colour, having "invented" Blonde Hair. Combined with St Kilda's most experience and awarded Hair Colour Team, make Yoshiko Hair the must be place for your next set of highlights.

a melbourne blondes dream - at st kilda's yoshiko hair by Dani Blakeley

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For over 12 years St Kilda's Yoshiko Hair has been the must go to place for Melbourne's Blondes. Whether it is is half head of foils, balyage or an all over bleach; you shall be in a safe pair of hands with the blonde experts at Yoshiko. It takes a highly trained hair colour professional to do blonde well, as all Blondes will know. At Yoshiko the highly skill team are all masters of all things blonde. The teams blondes has been featured around the globe and nationally. With L'Oreal Professional's Australian #blondefident campaign filmed at Yoshiko Hair featuring our staff.

Every client at Yoshiko is greeted with a personalised consultation that shall take into account your skin tone, lifestyle and ongoing maintenance. Being Blonde can be a big commitment and the team at Yoshiko shall recommend the right shade of blonde for you.

The team at Yoshiko are expert foilers. With individual placement that shall take into account of things such as face shape and overall look. At Yoshiko we strongly believe that going blonde shouldn't damage your hair.At Yoshiko we have always been early adopters on new technologies. So when re-bonders came to Australia, we were one of the first salons to use this new technology. We recommend that L'Oreal's #Smartbond which we feel is the best on the market, should be used with all blonde services. Smartbond protects your hair from damage occurring. It will improve the condition and shine of your hair. We were amazed by the results when we were involved in the launch of this product into Australia.

Its true! Blondes do have more fun! If going Blonde is something that you are thinking of or just maintaining and improving your current blonde. Yoshiko is the salon for you.

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St Kilda hair colour experts, Yoshiko Hair was natural choice as the location of L'Oreal Australia's #blondefident campaign. St Kilda's most awarded Hair Salon , Yoshiko Hair has been involved in over ten national colour and cut campaigns;  launching new hair colours and influencing hair trends across Australia. L'Oreal's new Blondefident lighteners used in conjunction with their bond enhancer #smartbond, have been achieving amazing blondes. All with enhanced hair condition.

Real world client "Jess" was made over Yoshiko's Dani as an Guest Artist for L'Oreal Professional Australia

in salon blondes - from the blonde experts at yoshiko hair, the st kilda hairdresser by Dani Blakeley

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At Yoshiko we are known for our Blondes. With the launch of L'Oreal Professional's #BLONDEFIDENT filmed at Yoshiko on Fitzroy Street, our expertise has been used nationally. Yet we get our greatest satisfaction from working on our clients.

At Yoshiko we pride ourselves on all our blondes including the Golds, Ashes and Pastel Blondes. At Yoshiko we shall be able to give you the tone you want and an after salon treatment program designed around your specific needs. Be it a full head lighten, ballyage or a full head of foils. You can be assured that with in salon use  of L'Oreal Professional Colour along with #SMARTBOND, shall protect and improve the condition of your hair.

Our team of colourist at Yoshiko are the most experienced colour experts in St Kilda. With Kelly who is a L'Oreal Professional ID Artists and former member of the high prestigious UK Colour Fame team. While Chris's colour and styling work has graced the pages of many fashion magazines. Finally Yoshiko Hair's Dani is L'Oreal Professional Colour Ambassador and St Kilda's Most Awarded Hairdresser. Dani was a finalist in Hair Expo's Aus/NZ Colourist of Year 2016.