Healthy natural hair

I’ve always fought against my naturally curly hair. From a really young age I would smooth it down, tie it back, and eventually as a teenager iron it straight. (There’s a whole group of women around my age who are part of the Y2K brown-paper-and-iron club.) I just couldn’t see past the beautiful, straight, glossy… View Post

John Frieda Root Blur

Alongside my Aussie products, I’ve been using John Frieda Brilliant Brunette collection since its launch many moons ago. As the years have gone by, the shampoo and conditioner now enhance my professional tint rather than my natural colour (ssh, don’t tell anyone), but even a top product designed to preserve colour can’t be expected to… View Post

Aussie Winter Miracle

I’ve used Aussie products for as long as I can remember. Well, actually, since I was around 18 or 19, because I still reminisce about their best ever conditioner, Curing Muddy, which was discontinued around that time (circa 2001). In a bid to find a few last bottles, when I went to Australia age 20,… View Post


I tie my hair up almost every day, mostly because I would rather sleep for an extra ten minutes in the morning than style my hair, but also because I don’t like to use too much heat – being naturally curly, my hair is dry enough without the added stress of heated appliances on a… View Post

Beauty Busters: John Frieda Frizz Ease

Yep, I’m bringing you another hair care review! This time I’m telling you about a couple of products from the John Frieda Frizz Ease collection, a range that took the haircare world (at consumer level, anyway) by storm when it launched years back. I remember when I was around twenty EVERYONE was using the original Frizz Ease serum, partly… View Post