Hair

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The Hair: Sleep-in Rollers…Do Believe The Hype!

Don't you just love it when something you've heard so much about actually lives up to the hype? Not that it happens all that often, mind. But when it does, it leaves you with a feeling that not everyone is tying to pull a fast one on you. I'd heard so much about Sleep-in Rollers that I truly wondered how…

The Hair: Mother (and Viviscal) Knows Best

Fans of my SOS Hair in Distress features that make an occasional appearance here on Beauty Passionista may remember the series and be wondering where it's gone.  I say "may" remember as it's been a while since "SOS" was up. And there's a reason why.Around four months ago, I started taking a hair health supplement, originally recommended to me ages ago…

Birthday Girlie Glamour! Lips, Lashes and Hair

As today is my birthday, I'll be doing a little bit of celebrating.  What better excuse to get my party glam on?  If you're a regular follower of this blog, you'll know it's all about the lashes and lips for the quintessential Beauty Passionista look, so these two little beauties are without question part of the regime for getting my glam on!As…

The Hair: THX Sleek and Chic Hairdryer

 I have a proper love-hate relationship with my hair.  And it goes a little something like this.I love my hair when it's just been washed and blow-dried at the salon.  It shines, doesn't frizz, swishes, swings and behaves like all well-behaved hair should.  I hate it when it won't do the same for me after a DIY wash & blow…

The Hair: Alterna Caviar Repair Instant Recovery

You know me by now.  Always moaning about the state of my hair. Always wanting to find something that will leave it looking luscious, shiny, frizz-free and like I've just had an expensive blow-dry.My latest discovery, and one I've been using for the last three weeks and loving, is the Alterna Caviar Repair Instant Recovery Range.  I'll admit I had neither…

Hair Heaven: Salon International 2012

Over the weekend, I was lucky enough to be able to go to Salon International 2012, an annual "exhibition" for the hairdressing trade.  I was there, not because I'm training to become a hairdresser - don't ever let me near a pair of scissors in the vicinity of a head of hair! - but because I'd been invited along to…

Hair Hero: KeraStraight Moisture

As you might have guessed, I'm a more than a little obsessed with getting my hair into the best condition it can possibly be.  So I was really happy when the lovely people behind KeraStraight asked me to try out the treatment.KeraStraight offers two different in-salon mask treatments that are combined with a blow-dry to give you the smoothest, sleekest…

SAKS Blow-Dry Masterclass

Alison Dace knows good hair!I'm a little obsessed with my hair at the moment.  Anything that makes it looks thicker, more glossy, and just generally more lush is always going to get my attention.  Apart from using the right products and getting the right cut for your hairtype and face shape, the next most important thing is knowing how to…

Touché by Flavien – Super Glossy Hair

While I'd love to walk the red carpet at some uber-cool film festival with the paparazzi calling my name from all sides, it's not something that's going to happen any time soon.  Coming a close second to this is having my hair blow-dried by one of the world's most in-demand hairdressers, who has in fact, tended to to the locks…

Batiste Dry Shampoo Dark & Deep Brown

Nothing beats the feeling of freshly washed hair.  There's just something about the way it swings with every movement, shines with health and envelopes you in a faint cloud of beautiful scent. But there are times when it's not humanly possible to fit in a wash and dragging it back into a pony tail just won't cut it.  Time for…