#HOTD – Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – 80’s inspired hair

As you can probably guess, I was feeling pretty 80’s here.  My hair is just made for 80’s looks, it’s big and curly (and prone to looking dry – which is very 80’s – but not intentional on my part).  The outfit I was wearing was totally rocking Cindi Lauper (my kids didn’t know who she was – only that mummy is very embarrassing when she sings 80’s songs in the car, and the supermarket). I started the day with a side part, which suits me anyway.  If I wear my hair in the centre part that is naturally falls […]

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Product review: Elvive shampoo Anti Dandruff Intense – For Men

If you caught my blog post yesterday about gender equality in the beauty industry, you won’t be surprised to see this product here today.  Although clearly designed and marketed for men, Elvive anti-dandruff shampoo was my first choice when I recently shopped for a new shampoo.  The reason?  Quite simply, the cost.  This product was (and still is) on offer at half price – £1.99 for 400ml at Tesco.  My frugality aside, I decided that there was no reason why I should not use this product if it a) cleaned my hair and b) sorted out my dandruff.  I shop […]

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HOTD: quickie vintage hairstyle for thick and curly hair

Maybe not just for thick and curly hair, but it is what makes this look very very simply and quick for myself. And we have…the ‘pomp’ When my hair is down it looks like this: Pretty fluffy and curly and full.  For an ultra quick vintage style fix, and to achieve the above look, I do the following: Take a V shaped section of hair from the front of your hair, going back to a point at your middle parting.  It will be more or less what would be a fringe area.  I don’t know what this looks like with […]

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