Hot Tips for Cold Days: We Solve Your Winter Hair Woes
Pitch black mornings, appallingly dry skin, excessive heating bills and a perpetually runny nose. You really don’t need another thing to add to your list of winter woes. So… let us share out top tips on how to keep your locks looking tip-top despite the gale force winds and sub-zero temperatures. We’ve pulled together some super-simple at-home remedies to help you steer clear of static and banish breakage, among other cold weather culprits. Be warned, you’re going to have to be prepared to shake up your weekly haircare routine a little.
Let Your Hair Do the Talking This Halloween
With Halloween just around the corner we know that choosing a costume can be somewhat overwhelming. You want to stand out from the crowd but typically you’ve left it until the night before and you have limited resources, why not base your costume around your hair, it can’t get much easier than that right? We’re of the belief that wigs are overrated when it comes to spook-worthy hair- why not take the opportunity to work with your existing hair style and type to devise a look that allows you to shake what your mamma gave ya.
To Bleach or not to Bleach
Currently sported by a number of picture perfect A-listers, It’s fair to say that the white blonde trend that has taken the summer by storm is here to stay. Taylor Swift this month revealed an edgy white blonde bob while just this week Vanessa Hudgens debuted stunning Icy blonde waves; an innocent scroll through your Insta feed provides temptation enough take the plunge. Bleaching your hair is a bold change though, with long term effects on the quality of your locks- it’s a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly so we’ve pulled together some key info to help you make an informed decision.
Gym Hair: Your Dos and Don’ts
We’ve all heard it a million times before; ‘you shouldn’t wash your hair too often!’ In fact, the more you wash your hair, the more you will NEED to wash your hair as it works to replenish the natural oils that are removed with washing. Life gets in the way though, and if you want to stay fit AND have healthy hair that doesn’t look like you’ve forgotten to wash out your conditioned, you might find yourself in a bit of a pickle.
There’s no doubt, summer is by far the king of the seasons. But with London currently in the midst of the hottest summer in 30 years, or so the headlines say, a whole host of hair-related nightmares have come out to play. The main culprit here is humidity. Ever wondered why your hair goes from super sleek to an untameable mess as soon as you step out the door? Humidity! When there is a high level of moisture in the air, our hair tends to develop a mind of its own… read on for our guide on how to tackle the seasonal frizz. Read More
Your Festival Hair Checklist
- With festival season just around the corner revellers are itching to escape the city and don their wellington boots, tie-dye tees and questionably short shorts. Outfits aside though, festival hair should be at the top of your list of priorities, with showers and straighteners nowhere to be seen. We’re talking zero effort but maximum impact Read More
First and foremost: you mustn’t be afraid to ditch the chain to find your perfect hairdresser! As with anything in life, a big name doesn’t necessarily mean quality. In fact it can sometimes mean quite the contrary, and let’s not forget the premium price tags that all too often accompany those household name salons. Independently-owned hairdressers tend to be more selective with their staff, have fewer stylists on their books and a lower staff turnover. In short, try out your local salon, you could end up with a better cut and a fuller purse!
Cropped hair isn’t for everyone, in fact it takes guts to get those longer locks lobbed off in favour of a shorter style. We aren’t demanding that you pick up the phone right this minute and book your appointment for the big chop, we wish merely to propose a couple of shorter styles that might be just the change-up you were looking for this season.