Favourite Products For Healthy Hair


Unfortunately this is not my hair

“Wow, your hair is in such good condition.”

I never expected to hear this. My hair is fine, long, dyed blonde and is subjected to the ocean and chlorinated pools. There was also a time when I was living in England and the hairdressers there bleached the living daylights out of it so I’ve been in recovery for a while.

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How To Create A Beehive

The Ronettes paved the way for beehive fashion

The Ronettes paved the way for the beehive

Help! I’m stuck in a hair rut and can’t get out. Or can I?

I’ve spoken before about my hair hang-ups. I’m not ready for a chop or colour change so instead I’m challenging myself to try new hairstyles. The first on my list is the beehive.

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Five Faves for February


1) No Drought Dry Shampoo by Lush. I use this about four times a week – every week. It’s a lifesaver. And the most cost effective dry shampoo I’ve come across (short of using bicarb soda or baby powder).

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It’s FABruary

Style Dares. Have you heard of them? It all started when blogger Fox In Flats dared her readers to wear red lipstick every day for a week. It went gangbusters. Now people from all around the world are chomping at the bit to be taken outside their comfort zones. I’ve been doing them for a while now and lemme tell ya it’s a lot of fun. The support you get is unbelievable. Strangers liking your posts and leaving flattering comments can be a much-needed ego boost, particularly for those of us who have been stuck in a style rut.  Continue reading

De Lorenzo – Absorb dry shampoo

Emma Salkild's review of De Lorenzo's dry shampoo

Once upon a time my fine hair needed daily washing. Until I discovered shampoo in a tin. Whoa mama – my life was transformed! Maybe that’s a slight exaggeration but it did mean more time for me. And when people say life’s too short to be washing your hair everyday … yadda yadda yadda – I agree.

Brand: De Lorenzo – Absorb 

Price: It’s exxy. I paid $19.50 at my salon. Try online at Hair Booth and Buy Hair Direct  but check shipping costs.  Continue reading