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Forget 80’s perms, look at the 20’s version

Worried a perm might look like a Granny's poodle curl or a big fizz bomb on your head. Good news, perms of yesteryear are no more. Think more Beyonce or Jessica Alba. Soft beach waves and easy flowing curls. Traditional perms use harsh chemicals to break the bonds in...

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Video Consultation, What happens?

When a change in your hair begins you may not notice for many months or even years. Androgenetic Alopecia, male and female pattern hair loss, starts slowly, following a common pattern. Other forms of alopecia can come on suddenly with rapid loses of hair, which can be...

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Covid 19. How will your visit to the clinic be now?

Day one of my hairdressing training was started not with anything hair related but how to provide a healthy and safe environment for your clients and your self. This was reiterated in my Trichology training also. Learning about controlled substances, risk assessment...

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Why am I losing my hair during lockdown?

Why am I losing my hair during the lockdown, I hear you cry. There are many reasons for why you may be noticing more hair shedding than you do normally let's look at a few. Stress. There's no getting away from the fact that these current times are extremely stressful...

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DIY haircuts in Lockdown

DIY haircuts in lockdown The lockdown will create many DIY hair disasters for the hairdresser to rectify when we can escape the confines of our homes. From dodgy fringes and bangs, to clipper cuts and trims that have gone too short and wonky and don't get me started...

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Vegans: Don’t lose your hair

There are many reasons for choosing to follow a vegan diet: Animal welfare: simply no easier way to help animals than by choosing a plant-based diet over a diet of meat, eggs and dairy products. Climate change: meat production is one of the biggest causes of...

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Wig Fitting Service mynewhair

Wig Fitting Service mynewhair

mynewhair is a pioneering charity which trains hair dressers in the art of styling wigs for those who have experienced medical hair loss - including those undergoing chemotherapy or suffering from alopecia. Founded and inspired by professional stylist Trevor Sorbie...

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To Shampoo or Not to Shampoo? That is the question

Is shampoo the enemy? Is washing hair with conditioner the answer? As a Trichologist and hairdresser with over 20 years experience I have seen many trends come and go. Most of which are created by companies who want to reinvent the wheel. They will grab onto an...

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How does excessive alcohol affect your hair?

Does alcohol affect hair growth? While enjoying a glass of wine with a meal or a pint down the pub with your mates, even the occasional overdoing it, do you ever wonder if alcohol has an effect on your hair? The good news is, there are no direct links between hair...

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Why is my hair thinning? Telogen Effluvium in Young Women

What is Telogen Effluvium and why is it on the increase for young women? At any one time, 10% of your hair is in the Telogen phase. This is the stage where the hair detaches from the follicle and sheds. The follicle remains empty until the anagen phase, the growing...

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Fix Your Dry Hair With This Simple Homemade Hair Mask

Fix Your Dry Hair With This Simple Homemade Hair Mask

If you have dry hair then chances are you've tried everything to give it some moisture and shine. This simple, homemade hair mask will save you a fortune AND help restore your dry hair to great health. What's more, you can make it with ingredients you've already got...

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Hair Styles For Thinning Hair

Hair Styles For Thinning Hair

When your hair is thinning it can be really hard to find a hairstyle that suits you and shows your hair to its advantage. This article will share with you 4 different hairstyles that work for thinning hair. If you decide that you'd like to cure your thinning hair once...

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Low Level Light Therapy for Hair Loss. Does it work?

Low Level Light Therapy for Hair Loss. Does it work?

What is low-level light therapy? LLLT is a drug-free treatment for numerous conditions including hair loss. The laser light helps activate the body's nutrient systems natural defence and starts a rejuvenating, healing process. Using red light on the scalp to stimulate...

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