Clear-cut ben­e­fits Ben Smith

Canning Times - - NEWS - With a steak knife.” Ms Lee said the ad­van­tages of aug­mented tri­cho­scopic imag­ing were “end­less”. “We are able to also check the scalp for any po­ten­tial prob­lems be­fore colour and chem­i­cal ser­vices,” she said. “Not to men­tion, our team are able to in­form

A SMALL, sub­ur­ban salon has scooped a pres­ti­gious award, thanks to some unique haireval­u­at­ing tech­nol­ogy.

Tyler Reid Hair, in Can­ning Vale, was named WA/NT Salon of the Year at the Aus­tralian Hair In­dus­try Awards and is a fi­nal­ist for Aus­tralian Salon Busi­ness of the Year at Hair Expo Australia.

The salon’s se­cret weapon is aug­mented tri­cho­scopic imag­ing, a di­ag­nos­tic pro­gram that de­picts hair cu­ti­cle struc­ture, fragility di­am­e­ter and other unique hair pat­terns.

Salon owner Si­mone Lee said the process al­lowed them to specif­i­cally tai­lor hair­cuts to suit each cus­tomer, right down to which scis­sors and styling tools would best suit the hair­style.

“We are the first salon in the na­tion and pos­si­bly the world to use aug­mented tri­cho­scopic imag­ing for per­son­alised hair cuts,” she said.

“I’m sur­prised no one thought to do this be­fore; af­ter all, you don’t cut bread

Pic­ture: Jon Hew­son

Tyler Reid Hair staff Chelsea Ben­nett, Mon­tana Fletcher, Mel Scrafton, Si­mone Lee, Renee Run­dell, Hayley Chan­dler and Chloe Ros­brook.

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