Do or Dye Hair Academy tonight!

Ever fancied being a hairdresser? Then you must tune into BBC One Scotland tonight at 7.30pm for Do or Dye Hair Academy. Filmed at Glasgow salon group Rainbow Room International's hair academy, it's a brilliant insight into the life of a trainee hairdresser. Meet Binky, Angel, Alijah, Austin and Syd - some of those are not their real names, but their salon names - all is explained in the show! Narrated by Edith Bowman,the first episode includes … [Read more...]

Grow Gorgeous Hair!

Grow Gorgeous haircare products are new to me - and I like them! Cute packaging, and revolutionary products, I'm impressed with this range which is, as they say, 'cutesie, but full of science'. The Grow Gorgeous 11-in-1 Cleansing Conditioner (£17.99) acts as a shampoo and conditioner, claiming to do all of these things: deep cleanse, deep condition, hydrate hair and scalp, add lustre, add shine, reduce frizz, soften hair, offer lasting … [Read more...]

Hallowe’en Beauty news – Illamasqua and more

Yes, yes, it's Hallowe'en this Friday, I am sure you are all very aware of that. No matter what you are doing this Hallowe'en - whether you like basic scary makeup, or a full-on Hallowe'en high glamour makeover, or just a subtle nod to the season, there are products out there for you. First up, Illamasqua. The brilliantly bonkers brand goes BIG on Hallowe'en and you can get a makeover at any of their counters, for £50, that will outshine all … [Read more...]

Glasgow Street Beauty 09/10/10

We've been out on the streets of Glasgow looking for beauty looks we think are worth sharing. Here's our roundup for this week. We loved Vicki Anderson's subtle ombre as well as her lashes and eye make up. Vicki gets her hair down at Paul Allan Hairdressing. Another gorgeous subtle ombre from Eloise Anderson. Her berry lips are perfect for autumn too. Wajihah Ullah has lovely long loose waves. We like her pink lipstick too. Blonde corkscrew … [Read more...]

Darphin’s Revitalizing Oil

This new Darphin Revitalizing Oil is an interesting one. It's a three-in-one product, at a great price, and is perfect if you want to try a top end beauty brand, but don't want to overstretch your budget. It's a do-all oil that will sort out your skin which may have hydration issues, your body hydration, and your damaged hair. Darphin are renowned for their oils, so this is a great way to introduce yourself the brand's ethos at a great … [Read more...]

Scottish Beauty

Scotland is all over the news this week, and today we go to the polls to decide our country's future in the Independence referendum. Let's leave the politics behind, but celebrate our fantastic little country, by celebrating Scottish beauty! Here are a few of my favourite Scottish beauty brands out there. Who would you add to the list? 1. THE TRU BRAND SaraJane Lynch is the founder/creator/drivingforce/guineapig for her own beauty brand which … [Read more...]

Go Blonder with John Frieda

If you're blonde, and you want to go blonder, you're going to love this new range from John Frieda. Go Blonder helps you do just that. How I wish this was around when I was blonde! Throw away those lemons, ladies - you can go blonder in a much more easy way with the newly formulated Sheer Blonde Go Blonder Lightening Shampoo and Conditioner (£5.99 each). Specially designed to lighten hair for an all-over brighter blonde hue, the Go Blonder … [Read more...]

Garnier Funshine! Weatherproof Your Beauty Routine

The weather is being classically British at the moment - bright sunshine one minute, rain the next, then overcast and cloudy. Lovely! But Garnier are having some #GarnierFunshine despite this, with products for every type of weather! I'm having a BBQ this weekend, so please let's have some sun! I have drawn some very bad weather icons in this post too - enjoy! If the weather forecast is overcast, then don't think your skin is safe - damage can … [Read more...]

Holly Willoughby for Garnier

Holly Willoughby has been announced as the latest Garnier brand spokesperson. The pregnant TV star's first campaign - for Garnier Nutrisse Pearly Blonde - will air nationwide from July 4. Almost a third of UK women are blonde, highlighting that British women have a long-standing love affair with blonde hair colour. It's  flattering against the skin, reflecting light and defusing shadows to help you look and feel your best every day, blonde also … [Read more...]

Our Gillian meets Olly Murs

Our Health & Beauty Manager attended the Donna Mortimer Ballantyne Charitable Trust Ball on Saturday. She got all glammed up for the star studded event in aid of Kilbryde Hospice. First she got her lashes and make up done at Kiki's Powder Room. Then she got her hair done at Amy's Hair Corner. She got all glammed up in her dress And ran into surprise guest, Olly Murs! And Nicholas McDonald from the X Factor. Here's a selfie with … [Read more...]