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  • 1 Introducing the season's coolest celebrity coiffure: the quiff
    Eva Longoria, Emma Stone and Kim Kardashian are just a few of the fashionable celebrities who are fearlessly flaunting this season's coolest coiffure, the quiff.  Inspired by 1940s chic hairstyles...

  • 2 The popular pony tail
    The pony tail: comfy, quick and easy to do – and fashionable, too! What more could you ask for from a hair style? If you're one of the many who already find this simple 'do a useful stand-by, you're...

  • 3 Curls not frizz
    There are many types and styles of curly hair from gentle waves to extreme ringlets, but they all have one thing in common: a tendency to frizz. So, wherever your locks come on the scale, you need...

  • 4 Hair trends: braids and plaits
    Plaits don't have to mean the wiry schoolgirl braids of Pippi Longstocking or the long rope-like locks of Rapunzel: there are all the in-between lengths and a host of different ways to adapt this cool...

  • 5 Hair styles and hair loss
    During the summer we're more likely to give our locks a break from the hairdryer and let them dry naturally. But has it occurred to you that we sometimes substitute other summer habits that are damaging...

  • 6 Hair care for brown hair
    From glorious dark chestnut to a lighter shade of mouse, there are a host of tones and colours that come under the umbrella-term 'brown', which probably makes it the most common hair colour in the world....

  • 7 Take a fresh look at lacquer
    Most hairdressers have no qualms about 'finishing off' a coif with a quick spray of lacquer, but it's hard not to associate the product with the stiff and formal looks of our grandmothers' generation....

  • 8 Curly hair: challenges and choices
    There's no doubt that naturally curly hair has a character of its own, and those of us with straight hair spend a fortune each year trying to emulate the vivacity, movement and sheer joie de vivre that...

  • 9 Straight talk about hair irons
    Hair irons have been around for over a century but in recent years there have been many technological advances and improvements. In the past, lack of temperature control and the use of low-grade materials...

  • 10 The power to end static hair
    There's no doubt that static electricity has the power to ruin a good hairstyle. Sadly, there's no miracle cure for the problem, but there are a few tricks that can reduce static electricity and make your...

  • 11 A-list hair in an instant
    The Baftas television awards are coming up and celebrities across the land will be already preparing their red-carpet outfits. But there are simple tricks red-carpet experts use that we can all steal....



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