From the monthly archives:

February 2012


2012 is the year of the hair accessory, and metallic accents are everywhere in the hair. Ever since the Dries Van Noten Fall show last year, metal hair cuffs have been on accessory must-have lists. I heard a whisper that scrunchies were coming back but don’t believe it. Sleek metallic hair accessories are where it’s [...]


The Oscar for Best Hair goes to…

by Hair Romance on February 28, 2012 · 6 comments

in Celebrity Hair


After all the braids and reign of the hair accessory at the Golden Globe awards, the 2012 Oscars felt rather refined. Simplicity and elegance ruled, proving that a good haircut is all you need for a winning red carpet moment. Hair Romance chatted to KMS International Hair Director Clive Allwright from Our Place Salon to [...]


Summer Turban

by Hair Romance on February 27, 2012 · 10 comments

in Hair Trends,Hats,My Hair


Last winter I rediscovered the turban as my new favourite headwear. Could my favourite hair accessory translate to summer? I say yes! Just switch up your woollen turbans for light weight jersey fabrics or silk and go for bright, bold colours. The turban is the most practical hat. Reasons why I love turbans: It’s a [...]


How to grow out a pixie cut

by Hair Romance on February 25, 2012 · 50 comments

in Celebrity Hair,Short Hair

How to grow out a pixie cut

The pixie cut is still a huge trend but what if you went for the big chop and decided it’s not for you? Or maybe you just feel like a change and want to go long again? Here is your pain-free guide to growing out your pixie cut. There’ll be no “awkward” phase in this [...]


No-one does big hair like New York (Fashion Week)

by Hair Romance on February 24, 2012 · 5 comments

in Big Hair,NYFW


They say things are bigger in America, and big hair is right on trend at the latest NYFW. Enjoy some more fabulous hair highlights from the FW 2012 New York runways. I like big buns at Georgine Hair was lightly crimped for added texture, and shaped into giant top knots. I’m wearing this style today [...]



Backstage at a fashion show is insane. In the hair and makeup tents, the stylists are working overtime to make sure each model matches the brief perfectly. That can be quite a feat when you have all different hair types to work into an identical hairstyle. To make the magic happen each hairstylist has some [...]


The 5 hair trends from NYFW to try right now

by Hair Romance on February 22, 2012 · 7 comments

in Hair Trends,NYFW


Hair is one of the most versatile accessories. You know I believe it’s your best accessory. NYFW has just finished and there’s no need to wait 6 months for the fashions to hit the stores, you can try on these NYFW hair trends right now. Faux bob Want to jump in on the bob trend [...]



  I am addicted to my iphone, and if I’m not on it then I’m probably on my ipad! I’ve been thinking about this for a little while and it makes sense (to me) to create an app just for Hair Romance. What do you think? I’ve been searching through the iTunes store for good [...]


Short Cut Saturday

by Hair Romance on February 18, 2012 · 0 comments

in Hair Quotes,Short Hair


“Short hair removes obvious femininity and replaces it with style” – Joan Juliet Buck, 1988. There’s something so chic about a short style. Never a hair out of place and with no effort at all. We’ve talked before about short hair being sexier, so do you agree with this quote? Collage by Hair Romance, image [...]


Big Hair Friday – Whitney Houston

by Hair Romance on February 17, 2012 · 2 comments

in Big Hair,Celebrity Hair


So sad at the passing of Whitney Houston. Big Hair Friday is dedicated to Whitney and some of her fabulous big hair moments. Are you a Whitney fan? Do you have a favourite song? Mine is ‘I wanna dance with somebody’ as it’s one of my earliest music memories. I remember dancing around the house [...]