When it comes to “good hair” we all have different goals. But whether you want vibrant colour, super soft texture or sky-high volume, mirror-shine is something that we all covet.
All eyes were on Maria Chiuri for her debut show for Dior. In celebration of the brand’s first ever female creative director, the RTW Spring/Summer 2017 show had a strong message of female empowerment. So how does “girl power” translate into beauty?
There was once a time when Arab and Western brides were worlds apart in the style game. But it seems the chasms are closing and the lines are blurring where beauty is concerned. The famously minimalist Western bride is upping the drama with the adoption of smoky eyes or crimson lips on her big day whilst her high-impact Arab counterpart is toning things down.
There was a time not too long ago when dry shampoo was looked down upon as a slightly gross product for lazy, low maintenance beauty haters. Hygiene stigma aside, this miracle powder has undoubtedly become one of the biggest beauty success stories of recent times, becoming a staple on nearly every woman’s bathroom shelf.
So after months of deliberation, you finally decided to take a risk in the hairstylist’s chair. “Let’s go for the chop,” you said. “Let’s try something different,” you said. You may have been very descriptive about what you wanted and even shown your stylist the inspirational Pinterest board you’ve been working on, but sometimes bad haircuts just happen.
I love a bit of backcombing. The bigger the hair the better as far as I’m concerned. Of course this stems from the fact that I have fairly sad-looking, fine hair most of the time, so any added oomph is always welcome. But backcombing is a tricky business; get it right and you’ll look like a sixties glamour puss, get it wrong and you risk permanently damaging your locks.