Just Nice Things

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Brooks & Brooks

A perfect wash and blow-dry can do wonders – it transforms your appearance and hide the sins of not having had a hair cut in months. Like me. Last week I was invited to award-winning hair salon Brooks and Brooks for a wash and blow-dry and I turned up with bad looking hair – always a good start. The salon is tucked away on a side street close to Holborn tube station and the surroundings makes it feel like you are walking through a boutique arcade. Brooks and Brooks, which opened 10 years ago, has recently undergone a £120,000 make-over. There

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L’Oreal Paris: Casting Creme Gloss

Lately I have had a lot of compliments about my hair colour and the truth is, it’s a home-dye job. I rarely break the salon rules but I had to reach for the bottle for a colour boost in-between waiting for my next visit to see my colourist Billie. (Please Billie, don’t slap my wrist when I see you in a few weeks!) I had my hair coloured a plum red in September so I tried to pick a close match to it with L’Oreal’s Casting Creme Gloss in 360 Black Cherry (£6.49). I did this 3 weeks ago and it

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