There are no limitations to your choice of style or cut. Modern fashion and beauty tells us that anything goes: all that matters is that you feel happy and confident with your look. If you have a long, sloping jaw, traditional thinking would tell you to avoid a short gamine cut, but if you [...]
In a perfect world we would all be calm, collected and look the picture of health. Unfortunately, though, all too often we are subject to stress, but how we deal with it determines how well we cope and, ultimately, how good we look. Taking supplements, exercising and allowing time to eat well, sleep welt and [...]
It seems like such a simple and obvious thing — using the right tool for the job — and yet few people do it. The choice of brush can affect how fast your hair dries, how smooth it is and how much volume you can create. Good- quality bristle A protect hair from splitting [...]
The Five-Step Shampoo 1- Thoroughly drench hair for 30 to 60 seconds before you apply shampoo 7 you’ll need less product and washing will be easier on the hair. Rub a little shampoo between the palms of your hands before smoothing it over the surface of the hair. 2- Gently massage the head, but do [...]
DREAM ROUTINE Face — cleanse, tone, moisturize and protect, apply make-up; hair — shampoo, condition and protect, style, finish. A shampoo will gently but effectively cleanse the hair shaft, while a conditioner will moisturize your hair like a good face cream moisturizes your skin. Appropriate styling and finishing products will protect it from heat [...]
Long events often leave much room for hair calamities to engage by the end of the night. If you simply can’t stand to have a single hair out of place, it is in your best interests to pack a miniature bottle of hairspray or gel. Just a spritz here or a dab there will fix [...]
Dry hair will look dull, lifeless and parched; at its worst, it may look fuzzy and straw-like. If you suspect your scalp is dry, look at the white flakes on your shoulders before brushing them away. Small, powdery flakes are often the result of stress, too much alcohol and fatigue. If they are larger, translucent [...]
Normal Hair: If your hair is neither prone to oiliness or dryness, you are one of the lucky few to have normal hair. Look after it well with products that keep it clean, conditioned and protected from environmental damage.
Oily Hair: The hair will look oily, dull and “dirty” along the length of the hair shaft. If you suspect oily hair, part it and gently rub your forefinger along your scalp, then rub your thumb and forefinger together. If it feels slippery, you have an oily scalp and overactive sebum glands.
HAIR SNIP: To check which hair type you have, wash your hair as normal and let it dry naturally. The next morning, before washing your hair again, check for signs of dryness or oiliness. Your hair type will change if it cannot adjust naturally to changes in your environment. It will also probably change (both [...]