Lately we have seen celebrities in the headlines with their new pixie haircuts. It seems to be common for people who are bored of their long locks, to feel like that the only way they can reinvent themselves or make a change to their hair style, is to chop it all of, bleach it white and tone it to some sort of candy floss like colour.
Long hair doesn’t have to be worn in such an unimaginative way. We previously showed how you could temporarily transform your long, one length into an edgy, rockstar like style, by masking it with plaits to create the shaved sides effect .
But you can also wear your hair in other ways to bring a bit of creativity to your look;
Although this is a safe approach, Kate Middleton pulls of a stylish, sleek, yet classic look, with soft curls. Read More
Mohawks for Girls
Daring Mohawk looks, without the risk
We are huge fans of Emeli Sande’s trademark mohawk and at her gig it looked as good as ever. She styled her mohawk into a high impact quiff, which must have taken some serious string hold gel! At our salon we love the contrast between the short shaved side and the long top. It is very rock star.
We’d all love to be able to pull off that tapered, yet glamourish look, but at the same time, would like to be able to have something that can be worn into the office on Monday morning… and now you can!
With the various styling techniques you can achieve the shaved look. As shown by these celebs, you can see that by slicking the side of your hair back, you will be able to pull off this “Rockstar” look but still be able to maintain your long hair!
Alternatively by using the cornrow method, Read More
So you’ve just mustered up the strength to chop off your long locks to achieve a bob, but you’ve seen said A-Lister rock your new desired look and make a complete hash of it. You’re confidence of converting to a bob has been diminished!
When trying to come up with a suitable style for ourselves, we tend to look to Hollywood or MTV for guidance. But this itself can be an inaccurate representation of a good hairstyle. Read More
Long Hairstyles for Men.
Men around the world! Long gone are the days of the tapered “Short Back ‘n’ Sides”. It’s all about keeping your long locks, if legend of Samson is true, that the strength of a man is in his hair, then where is the logic in cutting it all off?
Mythology aside, are people afraid of society looking down on them for having a shaggy mane? Perhaps. But at M&M Hair Academy we believe longer look doesn’t necessarily have to be a greasy, windswept mess.
The 80’s businessman (ala American Psycho) would keep his locks and wear them with pride… sophisticated pride that is. Read More
Curly Hairstyles for Your Perfect Summer Hair
Summer is here and the curls are back, it seems pointless to straighten your hair just for it to curl right back up due to the humidity. So why not flaunt your natural curls? and if you hair is straight then a soft perm and long layers for that natural and effortless hairstyle.
Curly Hairstyles are easy to maintain, Just wash, condition Read More
One sided Hair Braid
The one-sided hair braid trend being spotted on many A-lister’s recently.
The one-sided hair plaits has become a summer statement due to some of A-List stars such as Kristen Stewart and Khloe Kardshian all showing of the look on the red-carpet.
This is a hairstyle for those who are not daring enough to go for the under cut
you too can add your own unique twist, choosing to have just one hair plait or multiple, like Khloe. Read More
Summer Hairstyles 2013
Summer’s on its way and this means a new summer hairstyle is called for! Whatever your hair colour, length or cut, making changes to your hair can banish the winter blues, readying you for those long hot summer days. Let’s take a look at the hottest new hair trends for summer 2013…
Wedding Updos – Leave It to the Experts
Wedding updos, wedding makeup and wedding gown are the three most crucial aspects of a woman’s wedding day preparations. These three aspects are complementary to each other and the bride’s looks depend on the perfect blend of these. However, wedding updos fetch more importance than the other two owing to its distinctness to support both, the perfectness of wedding makeup and beauty of wedding gown.
Wedding updos are, probably, the only feature of a bride’s makeup that has undergone rapid changes with time. Not from the far past, but images of the wedding updos from the late twentieth century to early twenty first century shows drastic changes that reflect the changing facade of womanhood. Read More
Summer Hair Trends 2013
Summer’s on its way and this means a new hairstyle is called for! Whatever your hair colour, length or cut, making changes to your hair can banish the winter blues, readying you for those long hot summer days. Let’s take a look at the hottest new hair trends for summer 2013…