Red lipstick, how do you wear yours?

Red lipstick, how do you wear yours?

Lip service: Red lipstick symbolises power, femininity, glamour and rebellion. I love it! What have Cleopatra, Queen Elizabeth I, Marilyn Monroe and the Suffragettes have in common? They were all fans of red lipstick. For Cleopatra, it not only represented beauty and...
Coping with hair loss and thinning during cancer treatment

Coping with hair loss and thinning during cancer treatment

Catriona Sheehan was my great friend, business partner and inspiration. She was funny, occasionally fierce, highly creative and intelligent, brave and loved life. Tragically, cancer took all that away from her, Catriona’s family and of course, us her friends and...
Spring styles that rock

Spring styles that rock

In 1992 Keith Flint was a long-haired dancer ‘shuffling’ in The Prodigy’s early hit Out of Space. Five years later he had transformed himself into the group’s charismatic frontman, complete with demonic hairstyle, tattoos, piercings and guy liner. He was mesmerising...
Mad March Hair

Mad March Hair

Early spring always represents a challenge when it comes to your hair. Gusts and gales can turn the most perfect style into ‘Crazy Cat Lady’ in a mere moment, while rain can dampen far more than just your spirits…  A bad hair day can be the least of your worries, but...
To Dye For: The hot hair colour trends for 2019

To Dye For: The hot hair colour trends for 2019

During the Christmas break I had the chance to catch up with some of my friends and colleagues in the fashion, hair and beauty industries to discuss what hair trends will be huge in 2019.  If you’ve not seen it already on Instagram, then bottle green hair is set to be...
Look a million dollars this Christmas

Look a million dollars this Christmas

When the Christmas lights go on in Southend High Street, you know that the festive season is upon us – and not only that, with it comes a round of social engagements that keep going through to the New Year.   Naturally, the hectic social calendar is simply a series...