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Hair Couture: Swirl Bunny

I am useless with hair styling. I can never curl my hair in 15 minutes (let alone do a neat job of it) and I am no good at putting up a bun or French twist. I seriously envy anyone who manages to transform into a glamorous goddess without a strand out of place. But now my luck has changed with Hair Couture coming into my life. Hair Couture design hair pieces and extensions that are 100% tong-able synthetic hair. They have a soft and silky human hair touch and hold their shape and style for longer. The hair is machined on wefts

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John Frieda: Beach Blonde Sea Waves sea salt spray

I sense we are still in the midst of mermaid, wavy hair. Irrespective of whether it’s ‘en vogue’, letting my hair relax in its natural wavy state since I’ve been growing it, is a far outcry from the days of having short (and often high-maintenance hair). It’s been years since my hair has been long enough to get away in this state and I’m not about to cut it all off in a moment of madness. No way, long hair is here to stay for Sheenie Shaikh. There are occasions when my hair goes into this wonderful, curly wurly stage

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Aveda Smooth Infusion Smoothing Masque

Last week I paid a visit to Aveda’s Lifestyle Salon and Spa in Covent Garden for a smoothing blow-dry with Textured Hair Specialist, Subrina Kidd. It was an opportunity to try Aveda’s new Smooth Infusion Smoothing Masque, a deep conditioning treatment that softens hair whilst reducing frizz and unwanted volume by half.  For a Thursday evening, the place was busy and buzzing yet among all the humdrum I was able to loosen up with a relaxing head and shoulder massage ahead of my wash and blow-dry. I cannot believe how light I felt after; the amount of stress buried in my shoulders

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