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In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Natasha

In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Natasha

August 02, 2021

Lockdowns came and went. The novelty of a home box-dye wore off and the declining results eased their way into normality. For many people, the scraped back ponytail became the norm, jostling seamlessly with...

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Gaby's Bakery - Brazilian Chocolate Truffles

Gaby's Bakery - Brazilian Chocolate Truffles

July 30, 2021

Our international culinary tour stops off at Brazil today for one of their most classic desserts – Brigadeiros, a chocolate truffle speciality.

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What's With The Nose?

What's With The Nose?

July 30, 2021

I know what I like, but when it comes to creating a great fragrance we need a nose, or nez as the French would say. These artistic composers have such a fine sense of smell, the best only work a few hours a day and...

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In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Sharon

In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Sharon

July 29, 2021

Flat, straight and heavy. Sharon’s hair had been cut so short at the back and with no proper layering. The exaggerated long front then conspired to drag the whole look down. The very opposite of uplifting and energising which is what hair should do for the wearer...

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How Far Should a Man Go?

How Far Should a Man Go?

July 24, 2021

I have 43 years of practice in my craft. An American PR once said to me, “just say 25 years, more than that and you’ll sound over the hill.” Experienced is good it seems, ‘passed it’ not so attractive. I want to look my best, but without 

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Gaby's Bakery - Biko - Filipino Sticky Rice Cakes

Gaby's Bakery - Biko - Filipino Sticky Rice Cakes

July 23, 2021

Our international culinary tour stops off at the Philippines today. Both chewy and gooey, this special dessert is usually presented on a bamboo tray lined with banana leaves for birthdays and other special occasions. 

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In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Kim

In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Kim

July 23, 2021

“It’s so flat and straight, and one side always flicks out. And can you get rid of the pink?” said Kim. I’ll walk you through why Kim struggled so much with her hair and what we did.

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How to stay fit without ruining your hair

How to stay fit without ruining your hair

July 23, 2021

When people devote themselves to keeping fit, they can inadvertently damage their hair. Here’s what to watch out for and how to make keep-fit sessions the perfect opportunity for healthier hair.

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In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Emma

In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Emma

July 16, 2021

Sometimes it’s hard to put your finger on the problem but you know it’s not right. Lank, lacklustre, lifeless, unresponsive and flat. Which it really shouldn’t be for Emma as she has great hair...

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Gaby's Bakery - Coconut Flaxseed Bread

Gaby's Bakery - Coconut Flaxseed Bread

July 16, 2021

For anyone that avoids gluten or dairy, this is a simple bread that’s also great toasted. No kneading is required so don’t forget your barbell workout that morning.  

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In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - James

In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - James

July 16, 2021

Home working has encouraged many men to keep a longer look. But long or short, there’s one mistake that I keep coming across with new clients, which shortens the life of their haircuts and gives a less than optimum look...

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My Favourite Candles & Diffusers

My Favourite Candles & Diffusers

July 14, 2021

Have you ever bought an expensive candle and been disappointed? Maybe it lost its scent after a few burns or left wax unused around the sides, or kept going out? Really annoying isn’t it. Cire Trudon is the oldest candle company in the world and from my experience

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