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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 11 Is this the most versatile cut of the year?
    The press may be attempting to create a style war between X Factor judges Cheryl Cole and Dannii Minogue, but while Cheryl may be scoring points for her daring dresses...

  • 12 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...

  • 13 Geri shines with sleek 'do
    Geri Halliwell wowed at the premiere of The Boat That Rocks with a short, gold dress, golden-brown skin and a casually dressed 'do polished to perfection to give it a...

  • 14 Kate’s new style is super-sexy
    Kate Moss would only have to step outside her front door in her jim-jams to pick up the morning papers before starting a new trend in nightwear worn as daywear...

  • 15 Gwyneth gets straight to the point
    Celebrating the Valentino show, Gwyneth Paltrow gave her long hair a sleek makeover that immediately gave it a new lease of life.By using straightening irons to curve hair under at...

  • 16 New trend alert: rise of the celebrity 'lob'
    Have we spotted a new trend starting with our favourite celebrities? Reece Witherspoon, Eva Longoria and Anne Hathaway have all had their tresses lopped off this summer, into 'halfway hairstyles'...



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