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Have you suddenly had the realisation that you were due a trip to the salon in the midst of the Coronavirus lockdown? Don’t panic. Sorting out your own roots can’t be that hard, can it? While dyeing your hair at home has always been a gamble (we’ve all had a nightmare experience with a box dye…), in recent years at-home...
Like many others, the team here at Milk + Blush are working from home. We know that this can be quite a struggle for some, and we’re certainly missing being back in the office surrounded by creativity, motivation and positive vibes (not to mention our work besties!). We’ve had lots of team discussions about what we’re doing to keep productivity...
During this uncertain and confusing time, we are all taking steps to improve our daily habits around wellness and self-care; from trying new online workouts, practicing yoga & meditation, to making better food choices and thinking of new ways you can spend your time at home. So, why should we care about what we look like if we’re staying inside...
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ve heard the word ‘vegan’ in the last couple of years. If you’re wondering what it actually means, The Vegan Society defines it as “a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practical, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” Continue reading →
*DISCLAIMER* no shower needed. The beauty Gods certainly gave us a small miracle in delivering Dry Shampoo. For most, dry shampoo is the saviour for mornings where you just cannot be bothered to get out of bed to wash your hair, but for others, dry shampoo is perfect for adding volume to your roots. Continue reading →
Who else had major hair envy when J-Lo graced us at the Super Bowl? We hear ya, sister! While Winter is generally reserved for darker shades, it seems that the request for warmer, buttery shades are so hot right now and will certainly see you through to Spring. The coolest take on the trend (which Popsugar officially dubbed "buttercream blonde") is essentially a natural, creamy look with incredible vibrancy. Because of the mix of warm and cool colours, it compliments almost every skin tone. Continue reading →
With it being the start of a new decade, we're guessing you're thinking about making some big hair changes. So, who better to chat to this month than colourist Laura Gibson. She's one of our go-to accounts for colour inspiration and her transformation videos are nothing short of mesmerising. This month she's filling us in on how to fix a hair disaster and the hot tools you need to invest in... Continue reading →
Walking your freshly straightened hair out the door and watching it change back into the frizzy, unkempt locks you woke up with can be super annoying. Frizz happens when your hair is dry and the cuticle is lifted allowing your strands to suck in the moisture they need and swell. You might think heat styling and using hairspray is enough to hold it back but there’s a lot more to it than that. To help you out we’ve put together our 7 most foolproof ways to avoid frizz this winter and keep your hair game strong. Continue reading →
It feels like every day there's a new rule about how often you should wash your hair. It varies from anything between once a day and once a week which makes figuring out what’s right for you super confusing. The reason for all the confusion is that there isn’t a one size fits all answer. How often you should wash your hair comes down to your hair type and lifestyle choices, so this will vary for everyone. It could be anything from daily to weekly so it’s something that you’ll need to experiment with and try out for yourself. The only thing you need to be wary of is drying out your hair or causing damage. Continue reading →
Having tangled strands is up there as one of the most annoying hair problems, along with frizz, split ends and shedding. It’s also really time consuming to get them out and if you don’t detangle correctly then you can cause a lot of damage. The cold weather isn’t helping either as all those chunky scarves and high neck jumpers can make a knotty mess of your strands. With all this to consider we thought we’d get together a few of our best hacks for detangling your hair without causing damage... Continue reading →