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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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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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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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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Is Winning Important to You?

Is Winning Important to You?

July 02, 2021

Following on from the twin’s school sports day last week, we were nominated for six accolades in The British Hairdressing Business Awards 2021. We will know in October if we win any of them. These are our industry’s version of the Oscars, and...

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Plastic Reduction Programme

Plastic Reduction Programme

June 24, 2021

We’re changing the way we package our products. Having dispensed with many outer cartons, we're moving more products out of plastic into glass or aluminium. Both easily recyclable. Next month...

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Vegan Spider Silk

Vegan Spider Silk

June 17, 2021

Not another green-wash, this could be the real deal. A new material dubbed vegan spider silk, has been created by scientists at the University of Cambridge. It may finally be the replacement we’ve been waiting for to deal with single use plastic.

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Join our 3'''More Inches Community on Facebook

Join our 3'''More Inches Community on Facebook

June 11, 2021

Earlier this year a Facebook fan group for Dyson Airwrap discovered our products. Seeing how much they improved their hair, word spread like wildfire. These 3’’’More Inches fans created a private online community called...

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Forget Lego, let's build something useful

Forget Lego, let's build something useful

May 12, 2021

The boys are six. I thought it about time they knew the business end of a chisel and their mitres from their dovetails. I was also being slowly suffocated by colour-pollution and an outlet of Hamley’s in our lounge.

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Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

April 09, 2021

If you know any young candidates that would like to join us in this exciting, creative and glamorous industry please pass our details on to: summer@vanclarke.com

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Fed up Being Greenwashed?

Fed up Being Greenwashed?

March 26, 2021

Greenwash is taking over from Corporate Social Responsibility as companies compete in the Olympics of ‘Virtue Signalling’. CSR took a beating when we found out that companies like VW, which had one of the world’s...

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Zen and the Art of Hairdressing

Zen and the Art of Hairdressing

March 19, 2021

I’ve always felt there was something very Zen about hairdressing. It’s one of the few jobs/practices that so absorbs the head, heart and hands.

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