25 October 2020
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Can You Prevent Chemotherapy Hair Loss?

Hair loss from chemotherapy is a common side-effect of the process. But because it is a very visual part of the process, it is also often said to be one of the most distressing ones. So why does it happen? And is there any way to prevent it? Let’s find out: Why is one of chemotherapy’s side effects hair loss? Not all chemotherapy causes hair loss. Different drugs or dosages can cause hair to thin, fall out or remain unaffected. It’s also […]
24 October 2020

How to Reduce Damage to Your Locks

Constant heat and styling can wreak havoc on your locks. No matter how many deep conditioning treatments you use, sometimes damage to hair – and scalp – is irreversible. The best way to keep locks looking lovely is to prevent the damage in the first place, rather than trying to reverse it. This can be difficult, considering everything from the environment to the hairdryer can cause long term damage. Here are some top tips from the HD experts for reducing […]
24 October 2020
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Hair Styles to Rock with a Hat

Hats are SO in this winter, however ladies can often have a tough time deciding how to wear their hair under the super stylish winter accessories. Plus, most ladies have an intimate relationship with their locks, associating them with confidence, femininity and their individual sense of style. Lucky for you, we’ve got winter hat and hair combos all wrapped up with our guide to some seriously slick ‘dos’ that will look hot to trot when teamed with hats.   Side […]
22 October 2020
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Ways to Encourage Natural Hair Growth

Natural hair growth, like all hair growth, is affected by nutrition, hydration, and overall physical health. But there are some ways to encourage growth of natural hair specifically: Combining shea butter, which has many beneficial effects for natural hair that I have written about in another post in more detail, with peppermint or lavender oil to activate hair growth effects. Using the LOC method, which stands for liquid, oil, and cream, in that order. This locks in moisture until your […]
21 October 2020

Extensions Night Routine

The festive season often brings lots of holiday parties, so the temptation to just go to bed as soon as you get back without doing your night routine properly. Here are our tips for incorporating hair care for your extensions into your night routine that are easy to do even after a big night out. Loosely braid your hair before you go to sleep. This stops bonds from moving and tangles from forming, and also reduces friction, as well as […]
2 October 2020
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What to Consider When Choosing Hair Extensions

So you cut your hair short to fit in with the current trend. You presumed it would be practical, easy to work with, and require fuss-free maintenance.  Two weeks later you’re bored with the limitation offered by short hair styles and desperately want those locks back! Lucky for you and thousands of others across the world, hair extensions are widely available and offer a natural looking way to provide longer hair.  But the wealth of choices can be daunting for […]
2 October 2020
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Top Tips to Reverse Heat Damage

We’ve all been guilty of being a bit too generous with the straighteners or curlers – heat is the main culprit when it comes to hair damage. Yet so many effective styling techniques use heat, so it’s difficult to cut it out of your hair routine all together. Hair Development has put together a list of top tips to help people with damaged hair – start following these simple tips and notice your straw-like locks transform into silky tresses in […]
2 October 2020

Top Looks Hair Extensions Can Help Guys Achieve

While long luscious tresses may be traditionally associated with the female contingent, more and more gents are jumping at the chance to instantly enhance their locks and create a look that would take months, if not years to achieve. The convenient addition is becoming increasingly popular amongst fashion conscious fellas who love the look of longer hair but don’t want the hassle of growing it themselves. Here are our favourite styles that extensions can help you conquer: Tousled Sexy ‘come […]
2 October 2020

The Pro’s Guide to Cleaning Hair Tools

When it comes to fashioning fabulous locks, a tool kit is every girl’s best friend. That means that as well as developing skills in styling itself, you should also ensure that your beauty inventory receives ample TLC. Check out our write up for a pro’s guide to keeping hair tools looking spick, span and salon ready.   Brushes and Combs  Start by pulling out any hair that may be caught in the bristles. Do this gently to minimise damage to […]
2 October 2020

The Lowest Maintenance Haircuts: Top Tips

It’s always the same. You get the ideal haircut and leave the salon looking and feeling like a supermodel. Then when you get home, wash your hair and try and recreate the style for the first time it looks nowhere near as good as it did when you left the salon – nowhere near! Unfortunately this happens with all haircuts. Most of us aren’t professional stylists so don’t have the same skills! To try and avoid this happening every time […]