Top 10 Products For Sensitive Skin

We have all heard the phrase sensitive skin and there are many beauty products on the market specifically designed for sensitive skin. But what does it actually mean to have sensitive skin: Our skin barrier should keep things that irritate the skin way, acting like a shield. For this to work our skin must contain the correct amount of moisture. Our skin is exposed to … Continue reading Top 10 Products For Sensitive Skin

PHYTO – Natural, Botanical Haircare launched 1965

#natural #botanical #haircare http://www.bathandunwind.com/phyto With clients including the likes of Brigitte Bardot, there’s no denying PHYTO‘s success in bringing natural, botanical hair care to the world. Despite the growing popularity of natural products, there are still a few of us out there who aren’t convinced. This was definitely the case for some of the girls in our office, until PHYTO came in, looked at our hair follicles – we … Continue reading PHYTO – Natural, Botanical Haircare launched 1965

The perfect blowdry according to Phyto founder Patrick Ales

The history In the mid 1960s Patrick Ales, hairdresser to the stars and founder of botanical haircare brand Phyto, broke the hairstyling mould by inventing and patenting Le Brushing, the original blowdry technique. His styling defined an era – hairstyles went from the structured and overstyled ’50s coiffure to the more natural trends of the swinging ’60s; Patrick’s own client Brigitte Bardot became a poster girl … Continue reading The perfect blowdry according to Phyto founder Patrick Ales

Bumble and bumble backstage at NY Fashion Week S/S 2013

It’s one thing to hear that your favourite brands will be backstage at the London and New York Fashion weeks, and quite another to see them in action! Here are a few short videos from Bumble and bumble on Youtube and some of their work at New York Fashion Week S/S 2013. Some great tips on how to get those runway looks, and don’t forget … Continue reading Bumble and bumble backstage at NY Fashion Week S/S 2013

Do try this at home! The top knot

At school we used to just call it a ‘bun’ and we didn’t particularly like sporting one because it reminded us of ballet classes and librarians (until we started jazzing our buns up with purple faux velvet scrunchies). Now it’s called a ‘top knot’ and, much to my delight, has become somewhat of a fashion accessory. What’s missing from this outfit? I know, a top knot! I don’t usually follow hair … Continue reading Do try this at home! The top knot

Why is hair oil so popular?

Never has there been a beauty ‘secret’ that has been around for so long. Passed on through word of mouth over centuries, women worldwide have been using hair oil to battle an array of problems. Whether you suffer from dandruff, dry or brittle hair, or just want to promote growth, oils are the way forward for all hair types. Oil can sound off-putting, but it won’t make … Continue reading Why is hair oil so popular?

Hollywood glam with Bumble and bumble

On a hot tip from Bumble and bumble on Twitter, we found this great video from Bb. Celebrity Stylist Rolando Beauchamp, showing us how to get a great Hollywood glam look using an old-school styling tool: hot rollers! For the styling and finishing products you need to keep your hair glammed up in the New Year, don’t forget to stock up on your Bumble and … Continue reading Hollywood glam with Bumble and bumble

How to create the fish plait

Fancy trying something different with your hair this week? Why not create the latest celebrity trend, the Fish Plait. Not only does it look chic and modern without much effort, it will also keep your long hair under control throughout the day/night! Get the look…  Apply a styling lotion through damp hair and blow-dry sleek. Philip Kingsley Smooth Cream is great for taming frizz and … Continue reading How to create the fish plait

Treat the autumn hair blues with Philip Kingsley

Is your hair not at its best after your summer holiday? Well don’t worry, we are introducing a new brand this week, Philip Kingsley, who have all the products you need to keep your hair healthy this autumn and reverse the damage which has occurred due to the sun, the wind, the pool and the sea! Your hair will be left sleeker, smoother and more … Continue reading Treat the autumn hair blues with Philip Kingsley

Do redheads really have more fun?

Gone are the days of highlights and bleach blondes. This season is all about the redheads, from cherry to plum everybody is getting involved in the vibrant hair colours, including myself. I’ve been dark brown for so long that I was longing for a change, so I purchased myself a Vendetta Red from our Fudge Paintbox range some time ago, but was to frightened to … Continue reading Do redheads really have more fun?

All about Macadamia Oil

Why choose Macadamia Oil? Macadamia Oil products combine some of nature’s most powerful ingredients for healthy hair, including oil from the macadamia nut and argan seeds. Macadamia nut oil is bursting with goodness from essential fatty acids, meaning that it is one of nature’s most powerful ways to enrich and replenish your hair. Argan oil is proven to improve your hair’s strength and health, as … Continue reading All about Macadamia Oil

Summer trends with Paul Mitchell

Whether you’re flying off to far flung destinations, or heading to the British coastline for a lazy weekend; getting to grips with the summer hair trends can give your locks a new lease of life. From loose braids, to undone surfer waves, find out how Paul Mitchell can help you create the hottest looks for summer 2011… 1. Surf’s Up Kate Hudson has long favoured … Continue reading Summer trends with Paul Mitchell

Banish the frizz this summer!

Being the hair product junky of the office, I’m often called upon when someone finds their good old hairspray just isn’t cutting it any more. The reason why I have tried so many products? Well, for a start I was born with naturally blonde, fine and frizzy curls in my hair and have battled against it for most of my life!  Secondly, styling products have come so … Continue reading Banish the frizz this summer!