From the monthly archives:

November 2010

Hair tip from the 1950s

by Hair Romance on November 21, 2010 · 0 comments

in Hair Style Advice

“Tie a silk scarf around your pillowcase to keep your hair looking beautiful the next day” Here’s a glamorous sounding hair style tip from my mum from the 50s. Old wives tale? Maybe not! Turns out the smooth texture of the silk fibres is kinder to your hair, unlike coarse cotton pillowcases that can create [...]


It seems everybody is talking about twist and pin styles on the web! I have professed my love for Gwen Stefani and her amazing hair before and now even she is in on the twisting and pinning. She looks fabulous once again and still has no regrowth. God she has miracle hair. Gwen, please share [...]


These two hairstyles are perfect for when you are growing out a fringe or if know it won’t last if you try and straighten it for the whole event. How to get Mandy’s look Mandy’s style is super easy as you just twist the front sections from your part line and pin to the side [...]


Enough already!! I can hear you say about the Twist and Pin. I do have a tendency to go on and on about something when I love it. It’s true. I cannot stop telling everybody I know about something when I love it. I am a word of mouth marketer’s dream. Anyway, back to things [...]


Do you suffer from hair dysmorphia?

by Hair Romance on November 17, 2010 · 4 comments

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Fashion wise, you may know someone with mild body dysmorphia. It’s when you lose a bunch of weight but still dress like when you were fat. Or when you go the other way and gain a load but haven’t realised that even though your dress is jersey is shouldn’t stretch that much. But did you [...]


How amazing is this how-to? I am going to lift my game with my photography for my next hair style instructional! So, I already told you that the chignon was coming back in fashion, and gave a little how to on the twist & pin here. Now, here is a very glamorous side chignon that [...]


You know how when you’re obsessed with something you keep seeing it everywhere? Well I keep seeing great up dos and twist & pin hair styles all over the web. Here is a fabulous tutorial from Refinery 29 about Diane Kruger’s recent twist & pin.   It’s much sleeker. I would style this while your [...]


This one technique can create an infinite number of styles. It’s my favourite styling trick and it’s so easy to do but creates far more complicated result that will make people stop you and ask “how did you do your hair?” wherever you go. I’ve shown the twist & pin in curly hair here and [...]


How to get arms like Michelle Obama

by Hair Romance on November 4, 2010 · 3 comments

in Hair Style Advice

Remember how crazy everyone went for Michelle Obama’s arms? She looks fabulous in a sleeveless dress and you can too with my simple hair workout! Save time going to the gym and multitask the stylish way. Straighten your hair the old fashioned way with a hairdryer and a round bristle brush! Not only will you [...]


The virtues of Parlux

by Hair Romance on November 3, 2010 · 2 comments

in Curly Hair,Hair Style Advice

Oh Parlux, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways… Super power makes it super quick to dry your hair = 10 more mins in bed in the morning. Professional quality construction – 10 years and still works perfectly and never overheats like crappy domestic hairdryers. Coldshot – powerful cold air blast to [...]