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Best Hair Mask For Dry or Damaged Hair

Best Hair Mask For Dry or Damaged Hair
A hair mask will boost the health and condition of your hair. It works to replenish moisture to your locks, lost through heated styling, hair colouring and daily stresses. Hair masks also care for the scalp and cuticle of the hair to promote healthy hair growth.  Hair masks are more concentrated than conditioners which is why you wouldn’t need to...

Is Rice Water the Secret to Faster Hair Growth?

Is Rice Water the Secret to Faster Hair Growth?
The growing TikTok trend, Rice Water Rinsing, has been recently circulating on social media. Many people claiming the ancient tradition is key to their long locks; repairing damaged hair whilst encouraging the hair growth process. Although hair extensions are the quickest and easiest solution to longer, thicker hair; we always try to find alternative ways to speed up and encourage...

Best Hair Extensions for Healthy Hair

Best Hair Extensions for Healthy Hair
With hairdressers beginning to reopen their doors, most of us are longing to change our styles whilst maintaining healthy hair. Whilst permanent methods of hair extensions can look gorgeous and seem like a preferable option, they are not a long-term solution to longer, thicker hair. Unfortunately, there will come a time when you will have to give the permanent extensions...

Top Hairstyles for Short Hair

Top Hairstyles for Short Hair
Thinking about opting for a short hairstyle next time you visit the salon? According to Vogue hair experts, "The bob is the low-maintenance hairstyle set to take over this summer."  A shorter, blunt haircut gives the illusion of thicker, healthier hair; plus you can completely eliminate dead ends and encourage hair growth. With a professional set of clip-in hair extensions...

How to Care for Your Scalp at Home

How to Care for Your Scalp at Home
Taking care of your scalp is vital when improving your overall hair health. If you want to grow long, healthy natural hair, it all begins at your roots. A healthy scalp-care routine involves regular cleansing to remove excess oil, product build-up, and bacteria from your skin.  Those suffering from a flaky/itchy scalp may take additional steps to prevent over-drying and...

Different Types of Hair Extensions

Different Types of Hair Extensions
In this article, we take a deep-dive into the different types of hair extensions such as Clip-in and Tape-in hair extensions, Micro-Link and Cold Fusion hair extensions, Pre-Bonded hair extensions using Hot-Fusion methods and Sew-In hair extensions. We explain the pros and cons for each of the different types of hair extensions, so you can decide which method is best...

Clip-In Hair Extensions; 10 Top Tips

Clip-In Hair Extensions; 10 Top Tips
Having clip-in hair extensions gives you the versatility to modify your style and up your hair game. Instantly transforming your hair from short to long or adding extra volume, clip-in extensions are a commitment-free investment to switching-up your style.Ensuring your extensions look natural and are comfortable in your hair is especially important, whilst your aftercare routine will play a vital...

How to Blend Hair Extensions Into Short Hair

How to Blend Hair Extensions Into Short Hair
Having a short, blunt hairstyle or ‘Lob’ can be difficult when trying to blend your hair extensions. In this post, we will share some of our top tips that will allow you to blend your shorter hair, seamlessly. If you have shorter or fuller hair, we do recommend our thickest amount of extensions for your lob; either a Superior or...

Reduced Heat Hairstyling; Heated Rollers

Reduced Heat Hairstyling; Heated Rollers
"MY HAIR IS FRAZZLED"Reminiscing over Gemma Collins’ hilarious famous rant in Big Brother ’16  got us thinking; do heated rollers cause significantly less damage to your hair and hair extensions than your hair straighteners? Are Heated Rollers Kinder to Hair than Hair Straighteners? Heated rollers give an obviously different finish to your hair than hair straighteners or curlers. When using...

Best Sulphate-Free Shampoo for Hair Extensions

Best Sulphate-Free Shampoo for Hair Extensions
Do I need to use Sulphate-free shampoo to wash my clip-in hair extensions? The sulphates in shampoo are what makes the product lather when mixed with water. These sulphates however can strip the hair of any natural oils. Once your hair has natural oils removed, it produces sebum (hair oil) to ensure it is retaining moisture and replace any oils...

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How to Save Money on your Hair Routine

We all want our hair to look amazing and taking the time to pamper ourselves and try out some fancy new products can be really fun. The process shouldn’t require bankrupting a small country though and if you’re spending more on dry shampoo than groceries then something’s going wrong. To help you curb your spending habits here are a few ways to save money on your hair routine... Continue reading.