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8 06, 2015

Video: How to tie a fishtail braid or plait

2017-10-25T03:55:52+00:00 June 8th, 2015|Videos|0 Comments Today I'm just uploading a quick video showing how to tie a fishtail braid or plait. Over the past week, I've had a handful of people ask me how to tie this, so I figured I might as well make a video since it seems to be something people want to know [...]

3 06, 2015

Video: How to make cheap homemade DIY hair extensions

2017-10-25T04:05:04+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Videos|0 Comments

Today I'm going to show you how I made VERY cheap DIY homemade hair extensions for a fashion show model. The hair I used in this video is very cheap and doesn't have much quality going on, but with decent or better quality hair, you could feasibly make every day hair extensions for a much [...]

22 05, 2015

Video: How to make your own cheap hair padding / donuts

2017-10-25T04:07:05+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|Videos|0 Comments

Today I show you how I made my hair padding for hair up designs using some cheap items which work out a tiny fraction of the cost of buying ready made padding, whilst also being more effective due to their pliability.

8 05, 2015

Parlux Melody hairdryer silencer review

2017-10-25T01:34:23+00:00 May 8th, 2015|Reviews|2 Comments

Parlux are well documented for producing absolutely top tier hair dryers. You can read our review of their latest dryer, the Parlux 385 Power Light here if you're looking for a new dryer, or aren't familiar. It's a fantastic piece of kit that boasts reduced volume levels when in operation as one of its features. [...]

24 04, 2015

Hairdressing scissors / shears buying guide

2017-10-25T01:34:57+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Articles, Features|0 Comments

Recently, I posted an introduction video concerning buying scissors as part of the LEMON/SODA DIY haircutting series, which can be found here. That particular video was not really meant as an in-depth guide, rather a cursory overview when purchasing scissors for an amateur stylist. Today I thought I'd expand on that video for those that [...]

24 04, 2015

Video: DIY soft long layers and graduation

2017-10-25T04:10:43+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Videos|0 Comments This is the first video in the DIY cutting series that deals with cutting. For the first cut, I'm going to show you how to cut your own hair into a sophisticated, long layered shape with a gentle graduation in the front. If you have any questions or you aren't [...]

14 04, 2015

How to enter the British Hairdressing Awards

2015-07-10T18:55:44+00:00 April 14th, 2015|Articles, Features|0 Comments

T he British Hairdressing Awards is the most swag night in all British hairdressing and this year marks the awards ceremonies 31st year. It's held annually, in November at Grosvener house in Park Lane. That's London don't you know. All the champagne and tuxedos on display might give the impression that it's all a very [...]

13 04, 2015

Video: Buying, using & maintaining hairdressing scissors / shears

2017-10-25T04:13:23+00:00 April 13th, 2015|Videos|0 Comments This is part 1 of a new series of videos I will be making for DIY cutting and hairdressing. Today we're going to be looking at the main tool you'll be using and try and disect some of the overload of information you might find when searching the net to [...]

8 04, 2015

Video: How to make the base for a headdress or hair piece for crazy hair-up

2017-10-25T04:19:32+00:00 April 8th, 2015|Videos|0 Comments   Today I'm going to show you how I made the base of the headdress for show hair, hair up, whatever you want to call it. It's a really simple process, very easy and flexible, but the result is a really solid fundamental which weighs very little but gives fantastic support [...]