Standing together

This week is about celebrating cultural diversity in our community and workplace. At V For Hair and Beauty and Vj Barbers Merivale, we pride ourselves on our multi-cultural team of Hairdressers, Barbers and Beauty Therapists. This gives great diversity and experience to our business culture. We have staff from, New Zealand, India, Nepal, Ukraine and … Continued

Water is essential for healthy hair and skin.

We can all spend a lot of time and effort on looking great. But sometimes we just need to get back to basics. I have been doing some research on the benefits of drinking water and how it helps our hair and skin. The Benefits of Drinking Water If you’ve ever looked to improve your … Continued

Why you need to have an Exfoliating Facial!

Well, we are nearly at the end of the summer season and while the weather may be a bit on and off over the past few weeks, we have had at least a decent amount of sunshine. But as some of us have found out, just one day out in the sun can lead to … Continued

Fabulous Keratin Smoothing

Stylist Director Kumar takes us through the Keratin Smoothing Treatment. This treatment is very beneficial for most hair types. We give you an in-depth consultation to help us achieve your desired needs.

“Silver/Grey” is the “New Black”

Going grey gracefully…and letting yourself go…there is an enormous difference! Quotes Master Stylist Vicki Ogden-O’Fee You don’t have to be 65+ to go grey gracefully and join in on the latest “silver trend”! It is very on trend for females of all ages to rock different variations of silver-grey-blonde-ash hair. There is no age barrier … Continued


Premium luxury hair and beauty services at HOT DEAL PRICES. All our stylists and beauty therapists are fully qualified and here to give you a luxury experience. We pride ourselves in having a highly experienced team delivering premium service. Our aim as a business is to the best Hair, Beauty and Barbering store in Christchurch. … Continued

Threading…the perfect alternative to waxing

Threading is a method of hair removal originating in Asia. In more recent times it has gained popularity in Western countries, especially with a cosmetic application (particularly for removing/shaping eyebrows). In threading, a thin (cotton or polyester) thread is doubled, then twisted. It is then rolled over areas of unwanted hair, plucking the hair at … Continued

Henna Brows – the latest in eye enhancement

Eyebrows have always been the highlight of the face – the most expressive feature that allows us to drastically improve our appearance. Both men and women know the benefits of a professionally groomed and complimentary eye brow. We have had the henna brow service at V For Hair and Beauty for some time now and … Continued

Permanent Hair Straightening at V For Hair and Beauty Merivale

Stylist Director Kumar works his magic again on Permanent Hair Straightening. Kumar is the master of this service and the best there is. He comes highly recommended by all his clients. Kumar offers complimentary consultations on all services to ensure the best results for you his clients.

Keratin Smoothing – the miracle treatment

Summer is the perfect time to either top up your Keratin Smoothing Treatment or if you haven’t had the service before you should try it now. For many of our clients, the benefits and results are life-changing.

Keratin Smoothing “The miracle hair treatment”

Summer is the perfect time to either top up your Keratin Smoothing Treatment or if you haven’t had the service before you should try it now. For many of our clients, the benefits and results are life-changing. V For Hair and Beauty Merivale have been doing Keratin smoothing services for some time now and are … Continued

Work Life Balance

Even the most successful people are always striving to find balance in their lives. That’s what makes them great leaders and all-round good people. Most of us have a time in our lives when we just feel out of whack. Specifically, we feel like we’ve lost that sense of work-life balance. We know we may … Continued

Welcome to 2019

Dry hair? Never fear! FIBREPLEX the miracle hair treatment. I promise!

Feel Good Summer Hair Grooming for 2019

There’s a saying that spreads at the time of New Years that we all seem to hear “New Year, New me.” Whether it’s relating to work, fitness, hair or fashion it is most likely you will create a resolution to better yourself for the next year. At V for Hair and Beauty, we believe you … Continued

Our Top 10 New Years Resolutions for 2019

Have you ever found yourself scrolling aimlessly through the web trying to find New Years Resolutions that you’ll eventually end up quitting within a few weeks? At V for Hair and Beauty/Vj Barbers, Merivale Mall we have devised a list of our most recommend resolutions for the New Year, that are both achievable and will … Continued

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from us at V For Hair and Beauty and Vj Barbers Merivale

Our top pamper picks this Christmas

It’s that time of year again, Christmas is coming, and gifts are to be bought. Many of us seem to struggle picking out the perfect gifts for the special people in our lives, hoping that they will love them. With our new Christmas gift guide out, you can view the great range of our hair … Continued

Christmas Gift Catalogue

At V For Hair and Beauty/ Vj Barbers we strive to have Christmas deals that are inclusive of everyone’s Christmas budgets. Throughout our Christmas deals catalogue we have brands such as GHD, Schwarzkopf and Pure Fiji, that are trusted and loved by many throughout New Zealand and the world. Whether you are interested in purchasing … Continued

Our NEW online store

Latest technology for leading HAIR-BEAUTY-BARBERING salon Merivale Mall Christchurch. As a business our focus is to look after our clients and provide the best possible customer service experience, we also want to make it easy for you to view, choose and purchase our PROMOTIONS AND HOT DEALS online. We have just done a major investment … Continued

Christmas and Holiday Preparation

December has arrived! I love Christmas time with all the family around and the fun and cheer that goes with it. Last weekend was wet and rainy, so I spent Saturday doing some Christmas and holiday craft prep. The first thing I made was two Christmas wreaths. These were made from things that I mostly … Continued

Makeovers on Clients at V for Hair & Beauty Merivale

At V For Hair and Beauty Merivale, we pride ourselves on really listening to our client’s needs. We give through consultations with our clients to make sure that we achieve their desired needs. Sometimes what the client wants isn’t achievable in one visit or we may give suggestions that would look better and be better … Continued

The positives and negatives of protein-based hair care products and your hair

Listen to your trusted professional hairdresser and you will have amazing hair results, says Master stylist Vicki Ogden-O’Fee. Your hair is protein! Your tresses are primarily made up of protein filaments, called keratin, and chains of amino acids. Exposure to harsh chemicals, cheap hairdressing and poor maintenance can break up the chains and lead to … Continued

Cleaning your jewellery!

Vicki shows you how to have beautiful sparkly jewellery, cleaning it with ingredients from your pantry.

What a great weekend it has been

What a great week its been, we have many lovely ladies coming in for hair and beauty treatments, getting ready for Christchurch Cup and show week. On Tuesday Vicki attended a Melbourne Cup event at Fiddlesticks restaurant. It was a fabulous day with delicious food by Fiddlesticks and wines by Jules Taylor, great company and … Continued

New Season Fashion Hair Trends and Colours

By Master Stylist Vicki Ogden-O’Fee There’s a cliché that summer is the best time to go blonde. While you can go lighter at any point throughout the year, there’s something about the warmer months that inspires women to make a change. Come December, we’re sure to see a few more blondes about town especially as … Continued

Be Race Day Ready!

While many trends will come and go, class and style never go out of fashion. The races are about enjoying yourself with friends, admiring the fabulous fashion, a social drink or two and of course let’s not forget the actual horse’s racing and those lucky enough to win a bet or three. It’s important to … Continued