Metamorphosis – Independent salon established in 1992
Metamorphosis is an independent salon located at the very centre of Battersea Square.
The community around the square is fantastic and is a very popular place to eat, drink or meet friends, with a variety of bars and restaurants just next door. The whole square has a very friendly atmosphere, just as you’d expect in South London!
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Antonio De Rose
I am an independent experienced senior stylist and have been in the hair business for over 33 years. I started hairdressing after spending several years studying medicine at Università di Roma (Rome University in Italy), where I am from. As much as I loved science and medicine, I decided to learn hairdressing and styling skills to become independent from my family, initially just as a hobby, but soon found myself fully qualified and learning at the very best hair salon in Rome. I was working with Sargassi Hairdressing Group and Mino Moretti Hair Salon in the heart of Rome, and it was there where I met the legendary Franco Scarpa, Artistic Director of Vidal Sassoon 1975/76.
In 1984, Franco suggested that I come to London – the fashion capital of the hair industry – to attend a Sassoon training course, and soon I decided London was my home! Today, London is still the capital of the hair trends and fashion world, and long may it continue. From 1986 to 1992, I worked for Cristopha, Crimpers and Alan International, but in 1992 decided to go solo, opening Metamorphosis in Battersea Square.
I love shaping hair, especially restyling, and complementing hairstyles with colour to emphasise the shapes and layers. I find the most excitement in bringing out of each client what I call the hidden look… the look just perfect for that particular client, the looks that distinguishes you from a crowd!
Even now, I am constantly learning and updating my techniques, and am still very much in love with my job!
Barbara is a fantastic senior stylist with more than 35 years’ experience in hair business. Starting at early age, just 15 years old, she trained and worked in the most prestigious salon in Sardinia. She is an excellent cutter and colourist. Barbara is very popular for her very lasting blow drying and her warm personality. The clients just love her!
Ladies’ hair cut & style
|Shampoo & blow dry||Short/medium length||£26.00|
|Special offer — Hair-up and make-up||£80.00|
|Shampoo & cut only||£35.00|
|Shampoo, cut & blow dry||Short/medium length||£53.00|
|New look restyle||£70.00|
|Shampoo cut & finish||£30.00|
|Dry cut & rinse||£27.00|
|Grey reduction, natural look||£30.00|
|Hair, straightened & finish||£50.00|
|High/low light||By quotation|
Ladies’ colouring & technical
|Root tint regrow||From||£39.00|
|New colour all over||£80.00|
|Bleach & toner regrow||£70.00|
|Colour correction||By quotation|
|Half head high/low light (top and side only)||£87.00|
|Full head high/low light||£117.00|
|Hombre/Balayage fashion work||From||£110.00|
|Sun Kiss Freehand||From||£35.00|
|Classic body perm||From||£70.00|
|Brazilian blow dry||£150.00|
|Olaplex hair perfector (hair reconstruction)||£35.00|
|Nashi Argan oil intense (hair repair musk)||£25.00|
|Top quality hair extension||By quotation|
Not available on Saturdays; for children aged 5 to 13 years
|Dry cut only||£20.00|
|Shampoo, cut & blow dry||£30.00|
We specialise in colour correction
- If booked in advance, we offer home visits for our local clients who may have difficulty in coming to the salon.
- And we also offer home visits for weddings or special events, again if booked in advance.
Consultations, offers and payments
- Gift vouchers are available.
- Loyalty card scheme available.
- Cutting, styling and colour consultations are free of charge.
- We accept credit/debit cards in addition to cash.
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13 Battersea Square