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Pinterest's Top 10 Beauty Trends For 2019 Will Give Your Routine A Total Overhaul

More than 250 million people use Pinterest, making the platform one of the best places to spot new trends. In fact, the site itself compiles a list of the trends it thinks will be huge in the coming year. Examining what will be hot in the worlds of…
By Lauren Sharkey

The Environmental Impact Of Palm Oil Is HUGE, So Here's How To Cut It Out For Good

You're probably well aware that certain ingredients used in the beauty industry can have devastating consequences on your skin and to the health of the environment. Palm oil falls into the latter category. The vegetable oil can be found in plenty of…
By Lauren Sharkey

The One Difference Between Dyson's Airwrap & Hair Dryer Is Actually Pretty Crucial

It's still odd to think that Dyson, the company known for hoovers, has completely taken over the haircare industry. In 2016, the company's super expensive Supersonic Hair Dryer launched to rave reviews and was promptly bought by every hair-obsessed…
By Lauren Sharkey

My Ethiopian Aunties Made Me Believe Only Straight Hair Was Beautiful

Like many little black girls, I hated getting my hair braided when I was young. Whenever I saw my mama pull out that comb and hair jelly, I ran. I was (and still am) tender-headed, so having my hair done was always an uncomfortable experience. The…
By Gloria Alamrew

4 Black Women On What It Was Like To Lose All Their Hair During Cancer Treatment

Breast cancer is a disease that can strike at any time, or any age. And while those who have been diagnosed are first and foremost focused on their health, it's also perfectly normal for them wonder how cancer treatment will change their bodies.…
By Kayla Greaves

Meghan Markle's Hairstylist Is Behind *So* Many Iconic Celebrity Haircuts

A royal tour isn't complete without a royal entourage. And the Duke and Duchess of Sussex haven't disappointed with their 10-strong one. Featuring private secretaries and personal assistants, the duchess has also managed to bring her very own glam…
By Lauren Sharkey

Look Closely, This Tiny Detail About Meghan's Hair Hinted She Was Pregnant Weeks Ago

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their first baby and it seems like the world couldn’t be happier for them. Although the news was officially announced on Monday, there were whispers that the Duchess of Sussex was pregnant after she wore…
By Alice Broster

Forget The No Poo Method, This Plastic-Free Wash Alternative Is Taking Over

After watching yet another horrifying environmental documentary, it hit home that each and every one of us (including the CEOs of huge corporations) need to be taking steps to save the planet. This doesn't just apply to our wardrobes but to…
By Lauren Sharkey

Dyson's New Styling Tool Is Going To Make Your Hair Routine SO Much Easier

Thick hair can be a blessing, but it can also be a curse. While I'll never have to worry about losing any hair in the near future, it takes a good three or four hours for it to fully air-dry. Obviously I could give it a good blow-dry, but extreme…
By Sophie McEvoy

Everyone's Talking About Glass Hair RN, But It's Actually Been Around For Ages

If you've browsed through Instagram, let's say, over the past few months, you may have noticed an extra shiny look coming from some of your favourite A-listers. I'm talking about their hair — not the sweat that drips off them after their daily…
By Lauren Sharkey

Getting Through The "No Poo" Transition Can Take A While But OMG, The Gains

Anyone looking to reduce their environmental footprint and the amount of money that they spend on haircare products may be temped to try out the No Poo method. Unfortunately, eliminating shampoo from your hair washing routine isn't as easy as it…
By Lauren Sharkey

The "No Poo" Method Comes With Some Risks That You Should Probably Be Aware Of

Currently, we are living in a society which loves to dictate that all chemicals are bad and natural is good. This is especially true when it comes to haircare products with plenty of bloggers claiming that shampoo is the devil and should be avoided…
By Lauren Sharkey

Summer Is Officially Over, So Here's How To Repair Sun Damage To Your Skin & Hair

It may still be August but I think it's safe to say that summer has well and truly left the UK. You can't moan because the country got more than its fair share of heat this year. Along with all the good stuff that came from constant sun, there were…
By Lauren Sharkey

I Wore A Tight Ponytail For A Week & FYI, I Will NOT Be Trying It Again

Throwing your hair up is one of the easiest ways to create a put-together look. And with celebrities like Beyoncé perfecting the high and tight pony, it was inevitable that this particular look would become the style to emulate. But you've probably…
By Lauren Sharkey

I Tried The "Brush Your Hair 100 Times A Day" Old Wives' Tale & It Was A Disaster

Everyone's probably heard the old wives' tales, but does brushing your hair 100 times really work? Google the phrase, and the word that pops up most is "myth." However, could there at least be some truth to it? I decided to try it and find…
By Lauren Sharkey

These Awesome Hair Masks Will Be Your Saviour If Summer Frizz Is A Struggle RN

As someone who loves to be lazy when it comes to their hair, investing in a haircare product is a big deal to me. But I just couldn't deal with the dryness and frizziness that this summer has rained down on me. Joke, there's been no rain. But there…
By Lauren Sharkey

Dua Lipa's MAJOR Hair Transformation Will Leave You Desperate To Update Your 'Do

Pop goddess Dua Lipa is a style icon in her own right. She could pretty much wear a bin bag and still make it work. However, over the last 24 hours, she's undergone a pretty huge transformation. Although the singer is famous for her sleek dark brown…
By Aoife Hanna

How To Repair Damage To Your Hair After All That Frolicking At The Beach

After a week or two in the sun, your skin usually has that healthy, sun-kissed glow, but more often than not the same can’t be said for your hair. The sea, sand, and chlorine can play havoc with the colour and condition, leaving your hair looking…
By Victoria Hall

I Found My First Grey Hair & The Process Was More Emotional Than I Imagined

Two days ago, I was brushing my hair, as you do. While I don't normally pay too close attention to every strand of hair on my head, one immediately made me recoil in horror. Yes, I had found my first grey hair. In fact, that's incorrect. After…
By Lauren Sharkey

I Tried The "No Poo" Method For 2 Weeks & Honestly, It Did Not Go How I Expected

For some, the act of washing hair is a soothing ritual. For others, it's more of a chore. A few of the people who fall into the latter category have decided to embark on a movement that may sound a little unpleasant to some, but apparently works. So…
By Lauren Sharkey