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Reader Question

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, [...]



Hair Romance loves brides with short hair and a lovely reader was looking for more wedding hairstyle inspiration for wearing a veil with short hair. Sian asks: I’m getting married in September, and all my friends and family (well not ALL, but a fair sized group of them) are all encouraging me to grow my [...]



Emily asks: A few months ago I got very thick, blunt fringe which just doesn’t work with my hair, so now I’m growing it out and I was wondering if you could help with styling a fringe when growing it out? I used to love doing a centre parting, but now I just don’t know [...]


Hair Romance - Pixie hair cut

How do you know if you’ll like your hair a pixie cut? Larita wrote to Hair Romance with a question I think a few of you might be asking: I’m so bored of ponytails! I’ve been drawn to pixie cuts for a couple years now, but never had the courage to seriously consider it. However, [...]


Messy chignon updo hairstyle web collage

Hair Romance answers the important questions… about hair. Send your hair dilemmas to thehair[at]hairromance[dot]com. Kaycie asks: I’ve been following your blog for a while and knew you would be the right person to ask for advice… My brother-in-law is getting married in April and their wedding is 1920′s themed. I have medium-long hair and side [...]