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Hair Products

Handbag Hair essentials

From the files of hair products that look like makeup, here are two of my favourite hair products to keep in my handbag. Handbag hair essentials To tame flyaways: If, like me, you suffer from fuzzy flyaway hair, the John Frieda Full Repair Touch Up Flyaway Tamer will live in your handbag. The mascara-like applicator [...]


Hair Romance - Do you take your hairdryer on holidays

Do you take your hairdryer on holidays? I love travelling, and I love my hair but this can be a tricky question. YES Yes, you should take your hairdryer if: You will be going to lots of events while you are away. You’re fussy about your hair. You need it for these 10 other uses [...]


Home Perm - would you ever do it

I’m currently in the US and browsing the aisles of Walgreen’s when I spotted this. This sparked a lot of comments on Instagram and Facebook, but I has to share it here too. I confess I’ve had three perms in my lifetime – one was ok, one was a triumph and the last one was [...]


How to straighten curly hair with the Elkie styler

Brought to you by Price Attack I love my curly hair but I’m always playing with my hair and love the ease of wearing it straight too. It used to be a chore to straighten my hair but now I have a simple and easy system that keeps my hair looking sleek. How to straighten [...]


What is a diffuser and how to use it to style curly hair

A diffuser is an attachment that goes on the end of your hairdryer. It diffuses the air as it come out so that you no longer get a blast of air on your hair, but rather it spreads softly through your hair. Diffusers are mainly used to style curly hair as it lets your dry [...]


Do boar bristle brushes really make a difference to your hair

Would you spend $100+ on a hairbrush? After hearing so much about the benefits of boar bristle brushes I purchased my first Mason Pearson brush and have never looked back. I consider it a must have hair product. But why is everyone talking about boar bristle hairbrushes? Boar bristles have the same structure as our [...]


Hair Romance - my hair BEFORE and AFTER using the ghd eclipse styler

Can you tell which is the before shot and which is the after shot of my hair using the new ghd eclipse styler? In case you can’t see the gif here is a side by side comparison of my crazy mess of hair before and then tamed hair after using the ghd eclipse. I know [...]


Bobby pins just for redheads

by Hair Romance on March 26, 2013 · 11 comments

in Hair Products,Redheads

How to be a Redhead bobby pins

Redheads are the often forgotten color range when it comes to hair accessories. When trying to find pins and elastics to match your hair color, you’ll see rows of gold, beige, brown and black hair accessories but vey few red. Adrienne and Stephanie, the two redhead sisters behind the site How to be a Redhead [...]


Hair Romance - soft loose waves hair tutorial

I love the relaxed look of soft, loose waves. This type of curl is so easy to wear and looks great the next day as the curls fall into a beachy wave. Curling your hair into a wave adds a beautiful texture when you’re styling updos, as it creates more volume and body in your [...]


Tips for styling short hair

by Hair Romance on March 9, 2013 · 8 comments

in Hair Products,Short Hair

Hair Romance - short hair products

Styling short hair is fun and can be more versatile than long hair. Short hair is to quick and easy to wash and restyle, so you can use heavier products to really sculpt your hair. Just because your hair is too short for braids or upstyles, doesn’t mean you can’t create endless different looks. Try moving [...]