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PELLO HAIRDRESSING LAUNCH NEW COLUMN SERIES ON DONEGAL DAILY written by Pello Hairdressing.

Donegal Daily is delighted to welcome columnist Tina McBride from Pello Hairdressing for a new series focusing on all things hair care.  Tina McBride is the co-owner of Pello Letterkenny, a long-established Aveda exclusive salon to Donegal. Every fortnight we will be sharing top advice from Tina on colours, cuts, styling and wellbeing – all with the natural and organic ethos that Pello is famous for. Check back to Donegal Daily next Thursday to read Tina’s column! Got a question for Tina? Email her at pello198@gmail.com or message Pello Hairdressing on Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/pello.hair 

When anyone talks about hairdressing in the North-West there is always one name that automatically springs to mind, that of  ‘Pello Hairdressing’: Pello last weekend celebrated ten years in business in Letterkenny and the official opening of their new premises at Letterkenny Shoppng Centre having spent ten years at the Mountain Top. From its inception, the business has flourished and today holds the distinction of being the only salon in Donegal to stock the world renowned ‘Aveda products’.

 

Established by Patrick Gray and his wife Tina, the name ‘Pello’ has become a household one and their mission has always been to care for their clients by using the senses of smell and touch to create an environment of wellness.

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Together with a first class team they have taken the art of hairdressing to a very different level. The Pello Pinktober Event in the Letterkenny Shopping Centre. Photo Clive Wasson With over 40 years experience in the business Patrick originally from Glasgow was only ever going to follow one career coming from a generation of hairdressers.  Having worked in Glasgow, Donegal, London, New York and Spain it is little wonder that clients travel from all over the county and indeed much further afield to avail of the attention to detail and professionalism that makes ‘Pello’ exceptional in every way. It has always been the belief of Patrick and Tina that everyone and indeed the planet we live in is treated with care and respect and this is very much evident in their salon. The eco friendly and organic theme is there in abundance throughout the salon from the bespoke furniture to the water system and the lighting with its calming natural glow. Their belief in inspiring and educating their co-workers to integrate wellness and beauty in their lives has culminated in a fantastic and professional team who believe true leadership is delivered with passion and by example.

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The Pello Pinktober Event in the Letterkenny Shopping Centre. Photo Clive Wasson Exclusively ‘Aveda’ When Patrick was researching for Organic Hair Products he discovered the Aveda range. His wealth of knowledge in the business that he had gained from working in different countries in the world left him in no doubt that Aveda Hair Colour was the best naturally derived products on the market. His research into the product saw him contact the Aveda team in London who visited his salon in Letterkenny. What the found left them in no doubt whatsoever that ‘Pello’ would become one of their exclusive salons in the country to stock and use their products.   What Pello offers On arriving at the salon you are treated to relax with complimentary Sensory Rituals which include Comforting Tea Ritual: Stress-Relieving Hand Ritual: Stress- Relieving Neck and Indian head massage: Aroma sensory journey: Haircare consultation : skincare consultation and   Pello’s Finishing Touch Make-up. They have a few make up artists on site to accomadate any guests looking for a complete glam hair and make up package Talking to Patrick during the week he said that the hairdressing business is continuously evolving and with that in mind there are weekly staff training sessions in house and regular training courses with the Aveda academy in London and ongoing training in Dublin. The salon continues to update their techniques and training with the hair extension industry and visit ‘Hair Dreams’ annually in Austria. Pello Hairdressing specialise in colour and all their colours are up to 96% organic which deliver essentially damage free results with loads of natural shine.

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Their colours  contain:

No nitro dyes

No parabens.

No petrochemicals

No petroleum

And are not tested on animals.

The Pello Pinktober Event in the Letterkenny Shopping Centre. Photo Clive Wasson   Walk in – No appointment necessary After having signed the contract to move to Unit 17 Letterkenny Shopping Centre , Patrick and Tina looked at the Centre in great detail and came to the conclusion that people come in get what the require and leave. The idea of providing something different for that customer in a ‘’no appointment’’ necessary environment was very much an option but the logistics of providing that service was somewhat of a concern. However, never allowing any obstacles to get in the way of progress, they found a way to overcome that and it has proved a real winner with customers. Monday opening is another win-win for guests who are interested in visiting this Aveda Exclusive Salon.

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Easkey Britton and Tna McBride at the Pello Pinktober Event in the Letterkenny Shopping Centre on Saturday last. Photo Clive Wasson Easkey Britton –new Ambassador of Pello Multi-award-winning Irish surfer Easkey Britton has been travelling for more than four years now from her home in Rossnowlagh to have her hair styled by Pello and she has recently been appointed the new ambassador for the renowned Letterkenny salon. ‘’They completely align with my own values as they are passionate  about taking care of people and the planet and that was evident from my first visit’’, Easkey said.

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Looking to the Future with confidence Pello is an oasis of calm within the Shopping Centre while at the same time connecting cutting age design and creativity with the environment though the Aveda range of products.  It really is ‘’Hair design with a conscience’’. Patrick, Tina and the team are looking to the future with great optimism and on this their 10th. anniversary and official opening at Letterkenny Shopping Centre they take this opportunity to thank their customers old and new for their tremendous support down the years. Check back to Donegal Daily next Thursday to read Tina’s column! Got a question for Tina? Email her at pello198@gmail.com or message Pello Hairdressing on Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/pello.hair To book your appointment at Pello, call (074) 911 3589 Visit: Pello at the Letterkenny Shopping Centre, Co. Donegal Tags: AVEDAHAIRDRESSINGPELLO HAIRDRESSINGTINATweet PELLO HAIRDRESSING Pello Hairdressing is Donegal’s premier and exclusive Aveda salon, specialising in Aveda hair Colour, Hairdreams hair- extensions, Kebelo, make-up and upstyles. For bookings, phone: 0749113589 Web: www.pello.ie 

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