The thick of it

The thick of it

As a hairdresser I never really switch off. So, when I was enjoying a post-work drink with friends in my local the other evening, I couldn’t help but notice that there were two distinct types of middle-aged bloke; those who are bald/ing and those still with a thick...
Autumn-atic for the people

Autumn-atic for the people

Crisp mornings, leaves on the lawn and shorter days… Much as autumn is a beautiful time of the year, it can play havoc with your beauty regime. As the mercury drops and the air becomes drier the change of season also requires some adjustments to your hair and beauty...
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...