hair how-to:
super-quick PERKY PONYTAIL trick

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LOVE THIS BUMPED-UP MESSY PONYTAIL? Here’s the trick that has made this ponytail look a little more ‘spesh’ than normal… There are actually two elastics holding this pony in place, one stacked on top of the next to make the ponytail stick out further for extra bounciness and swing. They’re also tightly wound to help […]

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weekend hair: THE VALENTINO TWIST

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LOVING THIS SIMPLE YET STUNNING STYLE… from Valentino’s Fall 2012 show! To DIY: First run mousse through your hair and blow-dry it straight. Next, rub your hands with an anti-frizz serum {they used Redken Outshine 01 Anti-Frizz Polishing Milk} to smooth flyaways, then twist the hair from each side away from the face until you […]

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weekend hair: THE HALF UPDO

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I LOVE THE HALF UPDO… it’s very low maintenance and very very Bridget Bardot! + according to the insiders, pulling the top part of your hair back is always flattering as it brings attention to the face. To DIY: Spritz texturizer and back-comb for volume just at the crown before you secure the top piece […]

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copy-cat her hair:
PONYTAILS ON PARADE

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I’M LOVING ALL THE BACKSTAGE INFO I’M BEEN SENT FROM FASHION WEEK here’s the latest instalment {featuring one of my fave hairstyles, the messy ponytail}… The Show: Mary Katrantzou, Spring/Summer 2012 The Designer Inspiration: Nature vs. Nurture The Hair Look: Urban Flowerchild The backstage scene at Mary Katrantzou, with girls wafting about like exotic creatures […]

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weekend hair: BOHO BUNCHES

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LOVING LARA STONE’S MESSY BUNCHES… and so so easy to diy! Just get 4 coloured hair bands, loosely part your hair in messy bunches and secure at around chin level and a little way down the bunch {as you can see here}! {Pic: NY Times Magazine}

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beauty insider: super-smooth LEGS

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THE TRICK TO SUPER-SMOOTH, BARE LEGS condition them… Yep, instead of shaving cream, apply {the teeniest amount of} hair conditioner to your legs and underarms the next time you shave. It moisturises skin and lubricates for a closer shave + leaves them super-soft. {Pic: bellaMUMMA loves…}

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