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Hair Style Advice

Say thank you…no buts

Brought to you by Schwarzkopf I want to set you a little challenge for today… Do you like to receive compliments? Sure we all do, but how do you receive them? We’re always told to say thank you when people pay us a compliment, but so often we follow it up with a ‘but’. As [...]

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How to fix dry hair - Hair Romance

We all want our hair to be soft, healthy and shiny but you won’t believe how common it is to have dry hair. The lovely Sophia of the fab fashion blog Moulin Frock emailed me for help with her dry hair. She has beautiful thick hair and has lighter ombre colour on the ends. Q: [...]

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Hair Romance Braid Bar

Want to learn to braid with me? I’m teaching a special braiding class at the Braid Bar! For the longest time I’ve had this idea but I had no idea how to organise it. Then I met with the fabulous Jaclyn of Blog Society and she made it happen. (She also blogs at Little Paper [...]

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How to tell if a celebrity hairstyle will suit you

Most of us find new hairstyle inspiration from celebrity pictures or magazines, but how can you tell if that style will suit you? First things first, try the thumb trick. The Thumb Trick Put your thumb (or fingertip) over the celebrity’s face and really take a look at the hairstyle. Do you really like the [...]

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My top 3 braids tutorials

by Hair Romance on October 10, 2013 · 4 comments

in Hair Style Advice,Hair Trends,Tutorials

Hair Romance easy braided ponytail hairstyle

I love braids. They’re such a versatile hairstyle, and the same technique can give you so many different looks. I can’t quite remember where my interest in braiding started. I had long hair when I was young and I think I learnt to braid my hair for dance classes because my mum didn’t know how [...]

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Hair Romance - How to style a classic French Roll hairstyle tutorial

Do you love vintage hairstyles but feel a little like you’re in costume when you wear them? The French Roll is your fail-safe vintage updo that still looks modern. Channel your inner Audrey with this classic hairstyle. So simple, so chic. It’s easier than you think! For my last post as part of the Top [...]

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Hair Romance - Tropical hair and frangipani hair accessories

What comes to mind when you think of tropical hairstyles? I’m flying to Queensland this afternoon for the Problogger conference. As it’s in such a fabulous Gold Coast beach location, the theme for the Friday night party is “Tropical” and we’re expected to dress the part. While I still haven’t packed I have thought about [...]

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3 ponytails to try from NYFW

by Hair Romance on September 11, 2013 · 1 comment

in Hair Style Advice,Hair Trends,NYFW

NYFW ponytail hair trends - Honor 1

Love a ponytail? Take inspiration from these three runway ponytails from New York Fashion Week and try one in your hair this week. Flower embellished ponytail at Honor This playful ponytail looks like you’ve been romping around in a field, in the most fashionable way of course! These flower pins are an easy DIY as [...]

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How to fake fresh hair

by Hair Romance on September 5, 2013 · 3 comments

in Hair Style Advice

Hair Romance - how to fake fresh hair

Running late and no time to wash your hair? We’ve all been there. I’m posting over on Kidspot today as part of the Top 5 Beauty and Style Bloggers competition. I took the theme of FRESH and have shared all my tips for faking fresh hair. You’ll also find my go-to hairstyles that work even [...]

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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 [...]

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