KC Color Mask Review

I love my red hair, but the upkeep is difficult, so I am always happy to try any new products that will boost my colour between salon visits. The latest product I've tried is the KC Color Mask, from a Finnish hair care company, which is actually brilliant. High praise, yes, but I can't fault this product at all. My red hair fades after a week or two, and I usually use a semi-permanent colour to freshen it up. I've used Fudge, Crazy Colour, … [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...]

Hot Chilli Hair from Fudge!

People often ask me what shade my red hair is. I've had this red for about two years now, but it's been this shade many times in the past before (with blonde, black, blue, purple, etc in between!) It's always the same red - L'Oreal MagiContrast in Red at the hairdressers, and topped up with Fudge Paintbox Hot Chilli when I need a boost. Having bright red hair is great fun - people do stare, and kids do often shout loudly 'mum, that lady's got … [Read more...]

Coloured Hair? Get Colour Restore

I've dyed my hair as long as I can remember, and it's been this bright red for about two years now, this time around. Red's a nightmare to keep up - it fades badly, so as well as using colour protecting shampoo and conditioner, I usually top up in between hairdresser visits with a semi-permanent like Fudge Paintbox. My favourite is Hot Chilli. So, when I was sent Colour Restore to test, I was intrigued. Developed by hair expert Scott Cornwall, … [Read more...]