Smart Beauty Express Hair Colour

Smart Beuaty Express Hair Colour

Having dyed hair really is a heck of an upkeep, right? I don't know about you, but between salon visits, I love to give my locks a bit of a pick-up. Sometimes I use a semi-permanent hair dye, other times I use something like this  - a sort of hair colour/conditioner hybrid. There are a few on the market already, but this one - Smart Beauty Express Hair Colour  -  is brand new, and available exclusively in Superdrug, so you know it's not going to … [Read more...]

Rush to M&S for haircare launch


Marks and Spencer has recently announced a collaboration with southern English based salon chain, Rush, producing Rush The Salon Range, which is available exclusively in M&S Beauty stores from February 15.The range includes nine products, including  Silk & Gloss Multi-Use Oil, Body & Bounce Light Hold Mousse, Lift & Defy Root Lift Gel, Command & Control Ultimate Blow Dry Lotion, Big & Bold Volumising Spray, Shine and … [Read more...]

5pm Staff New Year New Look: Allison


To bring in 2015, we've given three of our 5pm staff members a new year new look. Our first staff makeover is Allison Kerr, our Customer Care Team Leader.Our Allison has spent the last few years growing her hair.It's now long and flowing way past her shoulders. But having reached her hair goal, she's been feeling a bit restless.So she decided 2015 was the perfect time for a change. Fringe Anyone who has ever seen the photos of … [Read more...]

New Year, New 5pm Looks


January is the month of transformation.It's the month of new beginnings, looking ahead and shaking off the past year. Becoming the person you want to be.And what's a better (not to mention more fun) way to do that than with a brand new look? 5pm staff Three of our staff members in the 5pm office have been stuck in a hair rut.Our Customer Care Team Leader Allison Kerr has had long straight blonde hair for years. She's a bit bored of it now … [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 dressAnd ran into surprise guest, Olly Murs!And Nicholas McDonald from the X Factor.Here's a selfie with … [Read more...]

Andrea’s Wedding Look #1: VIP Hair & Beauty


Yesterday we told you the story of our sales coordinator and bride to be, Andrea.Andrea is getting married to her long term love Martin and to help get her in the mood for her wedding, we thought it would be a fun idea to ask three salons to get her a wedding look of their choice.They had free reign to do whatever hair and make up look they liked - no input from Andrea!Here's Andrea's first wedding look from VIP Hair & Beauty in … [Read more...]

5pm Staff New Look: Michelle


This week in the 5pm office we have had so much fun taking part in our "New Year New Look" experiment.We've already shared mine and Keiran's dramatic new looks. Now it's our customer care advisor Michelle's turn.When I asked around the 5pm office who would like to join me in beginning 2014 with a new 'do, Michelle was well up for it."Whenever I do anything different with my hair it's usually just to do with the colour," Michelle … [Read more...]

5pm Staff New Look: Keiran


This week three 5pm staff members got a whole new look for 2014.Yesterday I shared my dramatic makeover. Today it's our customer care advisor Keiran Docherty's turn.Back in December I decided I was going to get a whole new look to mark the beginning of a new year. Not only that, I decided two of my 5pm colleagues were going to get one with me.As I wandered around the office asking for volunteers, I was very surprised when Keiran piped up … [Read more...]

5pm Staff New Look: Maureen


January is the time for a new look.I was ready for it. I'd been sick of my long drab locks for ages. My ends were dry, my roots were growing out, and I hadn't had a trim in goodness knows how long.It's a new year and it's time for a change.Drastic cutWhen considered a drastic cut, it's important to make sure you're in the right hands. I was confident I would be well looked after by Sarah Graham-McCombe at the recently opened Adee Phelan … [Read more...]

5 steps to a party makeover at Macs Glasgow

The final hair and makeup

Glitter, sparkle and fake eyelashes… party season is about to hit full pelt and Macs Glasgow invited me to get a party makeover and gave me top tips on how to create the perfect party look for this season.1. Book up earlyEveryone wants to look glam for Christmas party time and whether you’re looking to book a party package, a manicure or get your hair done, step one has to be book up early!2. Prepare your skinGlowing skin will make you … [Read more...]