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Hair Romance - How to revive curls for great second day hair

For most of my tutorials I talk about “2nd day hair” but how do you get great second day hair in curly hair?


5 tips for better braids

by Hair Romance on August 15, 2014 · 22 comments

in Hair Style Advice,Reader Question

Hair Romance - 5 tips for better braids

Want to be a better braider? Here are some quick and easy tips to help you braid your hair.


Hair Romance - how to deal with an uneven hairline

As I’m always doing updos, you see a lot of the back of my neck. A lovely reader, Ruth, wrote to me with a question about dealing with an uneven hairline. Dear Christina, I really enjoy Hair Romance and I have a question you might be able to answer (I’m happy to see my response [...]


Hair Romance - how to use sea salt sprays

Sea salt sprays offer the hope of perfect beach hair, but is it really that simple? They may seem like a fad product but sea salt sprays do work. They are fantastic and quick ways to add texture and body to your hair, even if you’re miles from the sea. I received a lovely email [...]

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Hair Romance - How to get volume in curly hair without a hairdryer

Hands up who wants more volume in their hair? I’m sure I’m not the only one with my hand up right now. I received a lovely email from Tracy who is feeling a bit flat about her hair. She writes: The biggest problem I have with my hair is when I let it dry naturally. [...]


Diane Kruger - Fine hair braids

Do you find your braids slip out of place? Brenda sent me a lovely email: I love the braid book! It is fantastic and has totally inspired me. I never really mastered the french or reverse french braid until your instructions. But I have a dilemma. I can never manage to get the braid to [...]


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: [...]


Hair Romance - Bobby pin hairstyles

Do you have layers in your hair and find they’re always falling out of updos? Here are some quick tips and tricks to keep your hair in place. Inspired by an email from Cassidy, who commented that My hair is fine and layered so it is hard to get it to stay pulled back without [...]


Dream hair - how t make your hair grow faster

Hair Romance reader Kayla asks if there’s a way to make her hair grow faster: I just got the “scene” haircut. I have short, random choppy layers all over my head and thinned out layers towards the ends. I wouldn’t really say I’m losing hair, but my hairdresser thinned a lot of my hair. I [...]


How to pin hair around a ponytail

Hair Romance reader Mandi asks – I came across your hair challenge from a pin and love what I see. I would love to know how to correctly use those darn bobby pins so that my long layered hair with many different lengths, stays put. Like in a hair knot, or wrapping a ponytail. Firstly, [...]