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23 07, 2018

Review: Parlux Alyon Hairdryer

2018-07-23T04:30:33+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Reviews, Videos|0 Comments Two years on since the release of the much-lauded Advance, Parlux have released their latest flagship, the Parlux Alyon. Time to get excited ladies and gents. I got my hands on an Alyon last week and have been giving it a thorough test drive whilst I've been at work. Here's the lowdown on the [...]

16 08, 2017

Layered & Textured Pixie Cut – Easy DIY Haircut!

2017-10-25T03:20:57+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Features, Videos|0 Comments LAYERED & TEXTURED PIXIE CUT - EASY DIY HAIRCUT! This is a layered Pixie cut which is nice and easy to do by just about anyone! All you need is a comb and a pair of scissors. The cut is based on classic Sassoon cutting methodology and the outcome is a heavily textured, modern [...]

3 03, 2017

Review: Sassoon Academy Streaming Video

2017-10-25T01:26:07+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Reviews|2 Comments

It's been a long time coming, but finally, Sassoon have jumped full tilt into the world of online streaming availability for their education videos. This is something I was very excited about, as having the collections on instant 'video on demand' rather than DVDs is something that apppeals to me greatly and Sassoon videos tend [...]

23 09, 2016

Video: Autumn/Winter 2016: Getting the grunge look

2017-10-25T03:25:21+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Videos|0 Comments Hey guys! Looking through the recent shows for autumn winter fall collections in September, I picked up on the grungry, natural hair trend that seems to be the hot thing this year. Here's a quick video showing you how to achieve this real simple look using a diffuser, some mousse [...]

22 09, 2016

Video: How to style your growing out fringe or bangs

2017-10-25T03:30:27+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Videos|0 Comments Hey guys. After a little summer break I'm back to creating videos again. During the summer I came up with a few things that I noticed were being asked a lot by clients and plan to turn the answers into videos over the coming few weeks and months... First up: [...]

20 06, 2016

Video: Tips for using a hair tong: Styling a loose wave

2017-10-25T03:32:53+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Videos|0 Comments Hey guys, today I managed to snag a real life person to use as a hair model, I know, onwards and upwards right?  So I'm going to show you some important tips when using a hair tong to create a great, even shape when tonging a loose wave. It's on [...]

21 05, 2016

Parlux Advanced Light Review: Hands on with the new Parlux hair dryer

2017-10-25T03:35:19+00:00 May 21st, 2016|Reviews, Videos|4 Comments

This month sees the release of the latest offering from Parlux with the release of their new flagship dryer, the Parlux Advance Light. Following up from the fantastic 385 Power Light (which I reviewed here), they've once again pushed the boat out, with claims of the new model being even lighter than before and several [...]

23 03, 2016

Constructing an avant garde headdress

2017-10-25T04:24:41+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Articles, Featured|0 Comments Over on my YouTube channel, I have a video which shows step by step how to construct the base for a head dress or hair piece. This is a technique I've used several times for both photo shoots and catwalk purposes. I've been quite surprised at [...]

16 03, 2016

How to mix a toner for bleached / lightened hair

2017-10-25T03:37:14+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Videos|0 Comments Following on from my earlier video which went more into the theory of toning bleached or lightened hair, which you can see here, I made a video demonstrating the more practical side of actually mixing a toner. Uses for toner generally include removing unwanted tones from coloured hair, most people [...]

25 02, 2016

Video: How to trim split ends, one length cut

2017-10-25T03:38:52+00:00 February 25th, 2016|Videos|0 Comments I had a new(ish) block that needed trimming, so I thought I'd upload a video teaching you the correct way to trim your hair. It's a straight cut, usually called a one length cut. This is fairly useful for people who want to grow their hair but want to maintain [...]