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  • A Q&A with trichotillomania and extension expert Lucinda Ellery

    One of the things that can never be underestimated is the power of hair. According to The Telegraph, around £5bn a year is spent at the 34,000 hair salons and 3,000 barber shops in the UK – that’s a lot…

    Lucinda Ellery: An Introduction to Hair Extensions

    I get to meet many inspirational women in the name of research for this site, but rarely do I meet someone that has me almost lost for words. A few weeks ago I went along to a West London clinic…

    LFW: Backstage with GILES/Toni & Guy

    This London Fashion Week has seen many inspirational looks and fabulous hair styles, but GILES is always a show to beat. I was lucky enough to be invited backstage to check out the preperation before the big show, so I…

    Edward James Aveda Salon, Clapham

    Last weekend I sent a good friend of mine off to have a day of pampering and ‘time out’ from planning her impending wedding. I spend a lot of time in hairdressers getting groomed to perfection (it’s a hard life,)…

    Percy & Reed London

    The best and worst beauty related experience for me is getting my hair cut. I love the pampering and the relaxing ‘me time’ that comes with it (hello head massage,) but the stress of whether or not I will come…

    British Hairdressing Awards 2012

    The benefit of being a judge in the biggest hairdressing event of the year, is that I got to go along to the glittering ceremony of HJ’s British Hairdressing Awards 2012. Held in the decadant surroundings of Grosvenor House in…

    British Hairdresser of the Year Nominee: Errol Douglas

    The final nominee in my British Hairdresser of the Year takeover is the fabulous Errol Douglas. I was lucky enough to go along to his salon and have a tour, a cup of tea, a long chat and Errol even…

    British Hairdresser of the Year Nominee: Mark Hayes

    The fourth nominee for British Hairdresser of the Year is Mark Hayes. Not only is he highly regarded and experienced creative stylist, he’s also Sassoon International Creative Director and a hair celebrity in his own right. Read on to find…

    British Hairdresser of the Year Nominee: Angelo Seminara

    Continuing on with my British Hairdresser of the Year theme, my next interview is with the fabulous Angelo Seminara. The Italian has mountains of passion, enthusiasm and creativity, so it’s no wonder he’s traveled the world to work at fashion…

    British Hairdresser of the Year Nominee: Mark Leeson

    Next up in my British Hairdresser of the Year takeover is Mark Leeson. Mark began his career as a teenager, and has continued to work in his beloved Nottinghamshire to this very day. Will he win the elusive title that…

    British Hairdresser of the Year Nominee: Tim Hartley

    Next up in my British Hairdresser of the Year series is Tim Hartley, a hairdresser with a huge breadth of experience and a fascinating story. He also has pretty cool glasses. What I love about the award this year is…

    British Hairdresser of the Year Nominee: Akin Konizi

    In the run-up to the British Hairdresser of the Year announcement, I’m bringing you exclusive interviews with all the nominees. Next up is Akin Konizi, HOB salons International Creative Director and current reigning champion of British Hairdresser of the Year.…


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