Thursday, 09 September 2021 13:19

MONAT's new Soothing Micellar Shampoo

MONAT® introduces its new Soothing Micellar Shampoo, which carefully lifts and removes impurities and product build-up from delicate hair for a gentle yet deep, refreshing cleanse. Vegan and cruelty-free as always.

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Salty water, sun, wind and pool. Summer holidays do good to your mood but can leave your hair stressed out. Build a new haircare routine to rescue your hair and start anew.

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Chlorine and seawater but also intense heat and styling tools can play havoc with your hair. Here is how to say goodbye to this Summer with the healthiest locks ever.


Start with cleansing and conclude with extra pampering. These are the expert products to take care of your hair during the seasonal transition:

Only Curls Cleansing Shampoo Bar (£12, available online

Only Curls solid shampoo bar for healthy hair

The newest addition to the Only Curls collection is this eco-friendly shampoo bar. Solid is better for the environment and perfect to take away with you, wherever you are going this summer. Leaving your hair refreshed, nourished, and cleansed, shampoo bars are making headlines!

SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Deep Treatment Masque (£12.99, available online

SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter, Deep Treatment Masque

This iconic hair mask is essential for those with dry, damaged hair. Raw shea butter deeply moisturises and repairs your hair, leaving your locks hydrated and healthy.

SheaMoisture Sugarcane Extract & Meadowfoam Seed Silicone-Free Miracle Styler Leave-In Treatment (£14.99, available online

SheaMoisture Sugarcane Extract & Meadowfoam Seed Silicone-Free Miracle Styler Leave-In Treatment for healthy hair

Free from silicones but rich in natural ingredients, this leave-in treatment detangles, adds shines, and reduces frizz. It is perfect for all hair types and can complete everyone’s hair care routine.

Jerome Russell Bstyled Heat Protect Sleek Primer (£6.99, available online

Jerome Russell BStyled Heat Protect Sleek Primer

Style your hair, without the fear of damage, thanks to Jerome Russell. Protecting your hair from heat up to 230 degrees, along with protection from humidity, this product is essential whatever you’re up to.

Jerome Russell Bblonde Maximum Blonde Toner Platinum (£4,99, available online

Jerome Rusell Ice Blonde Toner

According to Google trends, searches for blonde hair toners are up 90% this month, suggesting blonde hair is the colour everyone is after. With the UK’s Number One Blonding brand, blonde hair has never been so easy to maintain. Neutralising all brassy tones, this toner is guaranteed to leave your blonde hair glowing.

Back to basics: your next hair care programme starts this September to restore your locks and remember just the best of your Summer.

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Award-winning celebrity hairstylist Dionne Smith introduces a magic trick for all hairdressers: the Ebony Braiding Doll. The beautiful Ebony is a new way to learn how to cut and style Afro-textured hair thanks to her soft type 4 coils.

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We know well how curly and Afro-textured hair needs special care to maintain its luscious beauty and health. Sophia London, a new haircare brand, answers this 'emergency hair call' with its official launch.

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Establishing a proper hair care routine requires a comprehensive approach, considering your hair type’s needs and common problems. This means you should not only choose the right hair care products but also acquire some healthy habits when it comes to washing, combing, and styling your hair.

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Thursday, 10 June 2021 13:41

Rethink your haircare routine with Arbonne

Your haircare routine can be more sustainable both inside and outside the bottle. This is Arbonne's novelty: a newly launched haircare range reimagined to be completely green: TrueSmooth.

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Friday, 11 September 2020 12:48

The Wig Fix™ New Hair Loss Collection

It should be no surprise to hear that wigs are estimated to become a 5 billion-pound global industry by 2024.  

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Sunday, 05 July 2020 22:24

Only Curls Unveils New Rainbow Packaging

Bestselling brand Only Curls, has unveiled gorgeous, feel-good rainbow packaging to uplift the curly-haired nation
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Curly hair has always on trend, but in 2020 the runaways across the world were adorned with big, bouncy, bountiful 80s style curls from tightly-coiled perms to wavy locks.

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Sunday, 29 March 2020 20:18

Top Tips For Your Locks During Lockdown!

Hairdresser Hannah Wardman has been trying to get some ideas together for you guys to look after your hair whilst we’re on lockdown. Here are some suggestions and tips to help you get by.

If you already have salon Treatments in get these treatments on at least once a week. 

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  • To help these treatments be more intense, put a towel In The microwave for 30 seconds and wrap around the hair. The heat will make the treatment more intense. 
  • You can leave the treatments on for a minimum of 15 minutes but if you want to leave it on longer feel free.

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However, if you don’t already have treatments in, it’s now going to be hard for you to get your hands on as all salons are temporarily closed. So on to the next part, which may sound strange to a lot of you but it does actually work! 

If your hair is feeling dry and brittle then a good temporary homemade treatment (temporary being the operative word) is egg whites. That’s correct you heard her right EGG WHITES. Egg whites are full of protein and protein is what our hair is lacking when it’s feeling dry and damaged, so this is a great way to get protein straight back into the hair! To do the egg white treatment what you will need to do is:

1. Rinse the hair

2. Separate the egg white from the yolk and use the egg whites only. Apply the egg whites evenly all over the hair. Leave on for a least 10minutes but you can always leave it on for longer! 

3. Rinse the egg whites then shampoo your hair twice and condition your hair like normal giving your hair a good comb through with a tangle teaser with the conditioner on.

4. Rinse conditioner and the Treatment is done.

Do this treatment once a week to start with until the hair starts to feel better. Once the hair starts feeling better then reduce the amount of times you do the treatment, as you don’t want to put too much protein in your hair. Too much protein could result in going back to square one.

No EGGageration this works and it’s a good way to help your hair until salons are back open and products and treatments are available for you to buy! 

Unfortunately, there’s not a lot we can do regards to colours whilst we’re on lockdown, but getting your hair in good condition will really help, so when we are all back up and running your colour will look even more fabulous if the conditioner feels amazing too!! 

People who have silvery/ashy/grey tones in their hair you may feel these tones have faded out or gone brassy.  If you have a silver/purple shampoo (preferably salon bought) rinse your hair well then apply this evenly all over your hair and leave in for at least 10minutes and this will act like a toner. This will help blonde hair get rid of any unnecessary brassy tones. 

If your wanting a more silvery/grey affect leave the silver/purple shampoo on for longer. There’s no need to do this every time you wash your hair unless you feel necessary, as some people find the the purple/silver shampoo can dry their hair out. But if your doing treatments along-side this then your hair should be fine.

I know the colour will be the main thing to a lot of people but unfortunately there is not a lot we can do about that whilst lockdown goes on and I can only stress PLEASE DO NOT HOME DYE. Home dyes can potentially ruin your hair or will make the colour process a lot harder for us when you do come back to salon. This could mean that you won’t get the results your wanting or potentially having to spend even more money on your hair when salons are back open to correct your colour and get it back to how you want it! They contain totally different ingredients to our colour products, which can result in strange reactions when it comes to us colouring your hair again! And what it says on the packet IS NOT always how it turns out! 

Whilst we’re on lockdown we’re not seeing people so let your hair be natural. If your one to straighten it all the time or always apply heat, then this is a time for our hair to be left in its natural state whilst we are stuck in! Along with the treatments, applying less heat will also help the condition of our hair. The condition of our hair is everything!! And if the condition is fabulous the colour WILL be fabulous when we are allowed to get our hands back on it!!! 

The phrase behind this whole pandemic is BE KIND!! Let’s apply this to our hairs too and BE KIND...... Thank you for taking the time out to read this .... Love, Peace and Afro grease!!!

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