From the monthly archives:

March 2011

Last week I saw on Twitter that Original & Mineral were looking for hair models to test their brand new range of colour. I retweeted it but I wasn’t thinking of going along myself. But I changed my mind as it seemed to good an opportunity to pass up. Original & Mineral is not your [...]


  Hair Expo is on again in Sydney on 11-13 June and the awards finalists were just announced. The full list of nominees is here. I can’t see the hair collections up yet and that is one of my favourite parts. As part of their award submission, hairdressers submit six photographs. It’s a huge task [...]


Top it off with a turban

by Hair Romance on March 29, 2011 · 4 comments

in Hair Trends,Hats

  I am so overdue for colour, and I think it’s putting me off writing about all things hair. I am timing my hair appointment for an event but it is making these last few days unbearably hard. I have lots of ideas for hairstyles but I can’t bear to photography my hair in the [...]


Elizabeth Taylor – Hair Idol

by Hair Romance on March 24, 2011 · 5 comments

in Celebrity Hair,Hair Idol

I was saddened to hear of the passing of Elizabeth Taylor. She was a true Hollywood great. This Avedon portrait is stunning. By the time she won her first Oscar at age 28, Taylor had been married five times. “What do you expect me to do? Sleep alone?” she said. A true icon. My Dad [...]


GHOSTs – what do you think of grey hair?

by Hair Romance on March 22, 2011 · 21 comments

in Grey Hair

Apparently almost a third of British women under 30 have started going grey and two-thirds blame it on stress, according to an article at the Daily Mail. John Frieda have termed them GHOSTs – Grey Haired Over Stressed Twenty Somethings How kind. Men are ‘silver foxes’ and women are ‘ghosts’. This article struck a chord [...]


When I added Blake Lively to my list of Hair Idols my friend loved the headscarf and asked how to do it. So I posted a how-to on this Gossip Girl hairstyle here. Then Eliza asked a question in the comments about how I hide the pin at the back. My best tip for pinning [...]



Q: I would absolutely love to know how to do this following hairstyle: it’s the third picture, on the right. Could you possibly tell me how to do it? thank you!! Here at Hair Romance we love a braid or two. I haven’t seen this style before so I was happy to try and figure [...]



This is the straightening iron of my dreams.   This is my hair before and after using the Cloud Nine straightening irons.   Do I really need to say which is before and which is after? The photos speak for themselves but let me tell you a little part of my hair journey and my [...]


Is your hair feeling the love?

by Hair Romance on March 10, 2011 · 5 comments

in Hair Care,Hair Products

Hair Romance is feeling the love at the moment! Hits are off the charts here for Hair Romance, especially for my Sweet Twist and Pin Updo and The Twist and Pin Side Chignon and How to wear a headscarf like Blake Lively, and I am so excited. Thank you to all our lovely new followers [...]



I love big hair. Despite fighting my curls for so long, I have always loved big hair. I was poker straight for a while but I have since come back round to the idea that volume is a good thing. Plus, I have a theory that the bigger the hair, the smaller your hips look. [...]