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Gaby's Bakery - Ciambelle al Vino – Italian wine cookies

Gaby's Bakery - Ciambelle al Vino – Italian wine cookies

June 15, 2024

We picked up a packet of these delicious crunchy biscuits from one of the foodie shops in the lanes around the Trevi Fountain. Ciambelle al Vino are lightly infused with wine and coated with sugar crystals. This recipe from Rome is one of the easiest and uses very few ingredients.

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Do You Know Your Hair Type?

Do You Know Your Hair Type?

June 14, 2024

It’s almost certainly a combination. You won’t have one hair type, in the same way that you’re unlikely to have one skin type on your face. Treating your eye area like your T-zone will cause...

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In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Tara

In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Tara

June 14, 2024

I love long hair. But sometimes you can have too much of a good thing, and if it’s not cut properly it can drown the wearer and make shampoo-days a dreaded event. Tara had gorgeous hair but the haircut had no shape. Just the usual...

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Which Shampoo is for Me?

Which Shampoo is for Me?

June 14, 2024

This is probably the most frequent question we get asked and some retail studies have shown that 8 out of 10 people choose the wrong shampoo for their hair type. 

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In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Sonam

In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Sonam

June 08, 2024

Are you wearing this mistake? If you aren't a client of ours and have long layered hair, there's a 98% chance that you are. Last week I wrote about car-crash haircuts and the lazy A-line.

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Gaby's Bakery - Coconut Yoghurt

Gaby's Bakery - Coconut Yoghurt

June 08, 2024

At our recent trip to RAKxa Medispa in Thailand I was really taken by the whole food offering. This recipe was for their coconut yoghurt which goes perfectly in a healthy breakfast of seeds, grains and berries.

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How Do I Get Rid of Dandruff?

How Do I Get Rid of Dandruff?

June 07, 2024

Most people misunderstand the more common dry flaky scalp for dandruff, which is usually oily. Dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis can come from stress...

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How to Handle Curly Hair

How to Handle Curly Hair

June 07, 2024

Wavy and curly hair can be the most enchantingly gorgeous, but for some people it can be a beast to manage. Here we go through the whys and the wherefores.

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Gaby's Bakery - Oat Cookie

Gaby's Bakery - Oat Cookie

June 01, 2024

I've been writing about our visit to the Rakxa Medispa in Thailand and I will delve deeper into the amazing dining there in later issues, but essentially, eat more delicious food and get leaner! I picked up some recipes. This cookie looks simple but tastes delicious and is pretty healthy for a biscuit.

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In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Jessica

In the Chair - Real People Real Hair - Jessica

June 01, 2024

When an industry gangs up on its customers to suit itself, it never ends well. Eventually the mis-selling and other scandals come to light, then the providers close ranks, obfuscate, and gaslight the customers into thinking they are in the wrong or they themselves are the problem. 

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What is Healthcare for Hair?

What is Healthcare for Hair?

May 31, 2024

You may have seen this caption on our product labels. But what does it really mean? Our registered strapline embodies the ethos born out of 43 years of salon haircare...

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LifeSaver Vs Olaplex - Have you misunderstood too?

LifeSaver Vs Olaplex - Have you misunderstood too?

May 31, 2024

Human nature likes to take sides, and then dig heels in. Leave or Remain. Labour or Tory. Trump or anyone but. Taking a stand can be seen as virtuous or obstinate. It depends on...

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