Nina Beier – Human Hair Wig

“The slowly grown hair has been flattened and processed for eternity, and marks the definitive end of a hairstyle, a period and a mood. There is something callous about human-hair harvesting, reminiscent of the cruel social asymmetries, when impoverished peasant women would sell their braids to wig manufactures, but female hair, particular when golden, linking wealth with sexuality—has long been a western obsession.” Nina Beier.

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Hairdressing Job — We Are Hiring!

Hairdressing job at The French Reception!   The French Reception has quickly become Harrogate's go-to hair salon and was recently voted as one of the top 3 salons in Harrogate. Now in our 6th year of trading we are again looking to expand our team as we grow the...

COLOR.ME by Kevin Murphy

We’ve recently changed our hair colour line to COLOR.ME by Kevin Murphy. We love Kevin Murphy hair products and were overwhelmed by COLOR.ME when we were first introduced to it. COLOR.ME delivers high performance, natural looking results whilst moisturising and...

Hair Artist — Bob Recine.

Bob Recine was first introduced to hair when he met legendary French hairdresser Jean Louis David through his friendship with Andy Warhol as a young musician and artist in 1970's New York. Recognising Recine's talent, David invited Recine back to Paris with him,...

Gin Anyone?

As our regular customers will already know we love a good Gin and Tonic at The French Reception, especially when we're handing them to our clients. Our staple Gin over the last 12 months has been Portobello Road (still one of our favourites) but more recently we've...