Hair and beauty

  • Let it shine. Well coiffed at Atelier, Redbourn

    As silky smooth as a new born seal. One very happy customer.

  • Shrinking Violet? Shrinking Muddy!

    I know, I know, it’s hard to believe, but there are a few flabby bits on the old Muddy bod. Well, let’s be honest, there are a lot of flabby bits. So given the chance to try out the Shrinking Violet Wrap — which promises the more-or-less instant loss of inches — I jumped at it….

  • Wouldn’t You Though

    Just found this brand new range of products to get your hair looking tip-top for summer…

  • Sizzling styles for Spring and — squeak! — Summer

    Now that Spring seems properly to be Springing, thoughts are turning to what to wear now that we’re all emerging, pale and blinking, into the light after a properly grey winter. But there’s also that new look for your hair to think about – which Spring-Summer styles are already heating up the catwalks and will be coming soon to salons near you…

  • Hot lava shells — and hot tips for looking fab!

    Winter is all about bundling up, right?  Lots of scarves, gloves, thick tights.  I quite like it, to be honest.  Takes the pressure off a bit, and those lumps and bumps can be blamed on scrunched-up layers rather than on a complete lack of restraint regarding the biscuit tin. And with all these frosty mornings […]

  • Loads of clothes but nothing to wear?

    You know that ‘I have loads of clothes but nothing to wear’ feeling? Yup, me too.

    That said, I’m not much one for clothes shopping – mostly because I don’t have the best sense of what suits me. And then since the children turned up, it’s been more about things that wash easily – and cover up those hard-to-shift wobbly bits that I’d like to blame on having kids but are probably more to do with having the odd glass of red once they’re tucked up in bed…

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