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How To Match Your Hairstyle To Your Winter Coat

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The cold weather is officially here and as Christmas is getting closer and closer, it’s time to start pulling out our cosiest clothes. Styling your hair in the summer is so much easier as pretty much anything looks good with a mini dress but in the winter it’s a little more tricky. Oversized coats, scarves and jumpers mean you have to be more careful about your hairstyle choices to avoid looking frumpy.

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Hair Treatments You Can Do At Your Desk

 

We get that if you’re busy at work then your hair isn’t going to be a priority which is why we’ve found a few ways you can boost your strands from the comfort of your desk. Obviously, these will depend on how strict your office is but we’re sure you’ll be able to fit in a hair pick me up when your boss is on lunch... Continue reading

Quick Tips To Make Thin Hair Look Thicker

Having thin hair can be both a blessing and a curse. Sure, it only takes 2 minutes to blowdry but when it comes to creating voluminous curls you can only really manage the curls part. It doesn’t help either that a lot of thin hair hacks can be frustratingly complicated, especially when you’re in need of a quick fix to the problem. I mean, no one has hours to spend meticulously backcombing and smoothing over their roots and nobody should have to either, right? That’s why we’ve put together some simple but effective ways to plump up your strands without working up a sweat. You’re welcome...

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Tips and Tricks For Dry Hair

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As we’re approaching autumn it’s a good time to start changing up our hair routines. The colder weather, rain and wind can all play a part in stripping our hair of moisture leaving it looking a little lacklustre. For dry hair types, this can be particularly worrying as they’re already a lot more prone to damage. When your hair is dry the outer layer starts to break down making it harder for it to retain moisture. This is why it’s so important to keep it topped up with nourishment so that it stays looking healthy.

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How To Transition From Brunette To Blonde

How-To-Transition-From-Brunette-To-Blonde-Main-Milk-and-BlushNatural blondes are so lucky when it comes to switching up their hair colour but for us brunette babes it can be a little tricky. In order for us to change our look we need to get some bleach involved and with bleach comes way more risk of damage. We’ve all seen those fail videos of girls with their hair falling off after attempting a jet black to platinum transformation. Ouch. This is the stuff nightmares are made of but if you’re sensible, you can definitely avoid a disaster.  Continue reading

How To Get Salon Worthy Colour At Home

How-To-Get-Salon-Worthy-Colour-At-Home-mainIf you’re someone who struggles to maintain their roots or doesn’t have the budget for regular salon visits then at-home dye kits can be a total lifesaver. They’re way more affordable, the formulas are getting better all the time and you can pick any colour imaginable.

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Why Brunettes Need Blue Shampoo

this-is-why-brunnettes-need-blue-shampoo-blog-post-mainIf you’re someone who invests a lot in your hair colour then you’ll know how important it is to look after it. Using the wrong shampoo, loads of heat and neglecting to hair mask will fade it really fast and ruin all your stylists’ hard work. Not only that, but it could also lead to some serious brassiness, which is one of the main bugbears for all of us with coloured hair.

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How To Find A Good Hairstylist

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You know that feeling right? When you’re sitting in the salon chair, trying not to cry over your hair and pretending to the stylist that you love it, right before googling ‘wig’ on the way home. If this has ever happened to you then you’ll know how important it is to find a hairstylist you can trust if you want to avoid a disaster.

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How To Control Your Bangs This Summer

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Bangs in the winter? Super chic and cosy. Bangs in the summer? Uhh… That’s another story. If you’ve had bangs during the holiday season then you’ll know exactly what we’re talking about. One minute they’re perfect and the next they’re super greasy and stuck to your forehead. The struggle is real. Continue reading

How To Make Your Hair Look Good In Selfies

Happy National Selfie Day! Yes M+B babes that’s actually a thing and we’re totally embracing it with some quick tips for insta worthy hair. Whether you’re taking a snap on your way out or plan full productions for your social media pics, it’s super important that your hair looks its best. Especially as editing it afterwards is so impossible! Here’s what you need to do...

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