Party Time

Team idlewild celebrate Xmas with the annual party at the Old Bank Hotel, Oxford, Quod Bar!!

Heritage Open Days

So wonderful to see our historic Abingdon salon featured in this years Heritage Open Day. Here's our special blue plague!

Growin’ Wild

Getting ready for the great lockdown III return with air cleansing plants in the salons

We’re Listening

Just a thought, when we reopen!!! In the meantime enjoy our Instagram #idlewildhairdressing

New Growth

During lockdown 3 we’re continuing to upgrade and refresh the salons where we can; recycled and reused shampoo bottles make the perfect planters for our...

What 3 Words

If you haven't tried this APP then download it and try it. Here's our salons 3 words. Great for finding your way to incredible hair!...

What To Do On Lockdown 2

As requested by the Hairdressers Journal!!! Keep it up for me.keey uppy - Small

Mind Change

So difficult when the Government keeps changing their  minds on when the lockdown ends, trying our best. The National Hair Federation seem...

Team Talent Spotting

We're on the lookout for Colourists (Technicians) & Cutters (Stylists). Great lifestyle, fab pay & space to really realise your future creativity. Drop Sam an...

Let’s Keep It Safe

No time for complacencies, just a reminder to do all what we now do as standard and please bring a mask with you to your...


Beautiful installation of this amazing raw elm desk top in our Witney salon in readiness for our new PC and ONLINE BOOKING system!

The 3 Of Us

Before and after 18 years of the conception of Philosophy/idlewild

Morrissey Ahead Of The Curve

We're wearing visors though! Strange Times.

Another Piece

Another few pieces of the Covid safety protocol are put into place along with our PAT testing. Safety is our first call.

Cheap Nose-job!

Surely they mean 'hair??????'?'

Keep Charging

It's global yet some keep charging whilst we're not using their services. We couldn't sleep.


We had a comments re. punctuation on our last post (One Day It'll Be Normal). We used the Oxford comma rule. Oxford comma. noun. 1.a comma...

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