Red carpet hair

Back in 2010, I posted about how I get my 1950s style curls to stay, but more recently I have been somewhat less successful with that look. If I sleep in the rollers, I need to make sure that my hair is dry before my head hits the pillow if I want to avoid the... Continue Reading →

Competition Time: Vintage goodies

It's time for the second of my clear out giveaways, and today's prize might be useful to those of you with an interest in vintage fashion. The main part of this prize is a fantastic book called "1940s Hairstyles" by Daniela Turudich that has a great step-by-step guide to recreating loads of vintage looks. I... Continue Reading →

How to be a redhead

I've been dying my hair for quite some time now. As a young teenager, I tried many things - including temporary colors, henna-based dyes and even the dreaded Sun-In! - because I knew that I wanted something other than the mousey mane which nature had landed me with. From the age of 18, however, you... Continue Reading →

Six years red

In the springtime of 2005, a blonde girl called Lori decided it was finally time for the red hair she'd always dreamed of. After the disappointment of previous attempts using natural looking shades, she planned to attack her locks using a vibrant shade of L'Oreal Feria and vowed to use Comic Relief's Red Nose Day... Continue Reading →

Naughty Red Riding Hood

On Sunday I had the pleasure of taking part in a dark and twisted bedtime stories-themed photoshoot. I was Red Riding Hood and Topper was the Wolf - our friends Claire and Benjamin were Sleeping Beauty and the Prince. We'd all rehearsed performances for later that evening, but the shoot was to capture the essence... Continue Reading →

How to get curls that stay

Several people have, on seeing this photo of me, asked how I created the curls. Although it looks impressive, it's actually not that difficult so I thought I'd share my technique.Wash your hair, roughly dry it and then comb out all the tangles.Use cheap bendy rollers (I bought two packs from Superdrug ages ago and... Continue Reading →

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