Sally Underwood

Beauty journalist and blogger Sally Underwood has more than 20 years’ experience researching the best in all things beauty. A fan of prioritizing the health of skin and hair, Sally has written for newspapers and magazines across the world as well as sharing her recommendations on her own site, Live That Glow. A big believer that great hair and skin doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive, she uses her wealth of beauty experience to help others find the right products for them (and weed out the duds).

Freshly bleached hair is often bright and shiny, making women look beautiful and rejuvenated. Unfortunately, the frizz, dryness and damage that may be the result of the imperfect bleaching process will have the opposite effect. Keep reading to find out what hair treatment can repair bleached damaged hair for you to fully enjoy your blonde tresses.

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Whether our hair is naturally light, or even if it’s darker brown or black, summer is often a time when our natural shade alters subtly, thanks to the sun’s rays. The results can mean anything from slightly lighter roots and tips to sun-kissed highlights. But what can we do to replicate the results without jetting off on vacation every few weeks or resorting to bleach? Read on to try some proven natural ways to lighten your hair at home. [click to continue…]

Do you fancy some glamorous straight hairstyles? Since only one out of 12 hair types is truly straight hair, most women have to use various types of hair straightening treatments to achieve this kind of look. We have rounded up the top 5 solutions, comparing hair straightening techniques by cost, safety, effect for your hair type, and practicality, and included helpful tips to help you make the best choice.

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‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what can make a true hair lover scream with joy if not a DIY hair advent calendar filled with treats you have picked yourself? Just put these 24 hair care gifts into gift boxes and make your friend, mum or yourself enjoy a daily dose of hair love.

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We all know that feeling…when the hair you spent ages styling and looked so great on Day One, suddenly goes flat and lifeless. Or, when your naturally styled hair ends up with more volume through the lengths and ends than the roots, that is not a good look, either. Well, one kind of product, hair volume powders, promises to do just that. But, what are they, how do you use them, and which ones are better? Read on to find out. [click to continue…]

Thick, shiny hair is the dream, right? But, for those of us not currently blessed with the bouncing volume we might want, how can we help encourage healthy hair growth? Previously, the advice was to simply style hair for the appearance of thickness. Now, there is a new tool that may be the answer to more abundant locks: the scalp massager. So, what are the best scalp massagers for hair growth? Read on for more information. [click to continue…]

Instagram and magazines may be full of images of hair that’s thick and voluminous, but, for many of us, the reality is hair that’s, well, a little less than full-bodied. Genetics, styling and even postpartum hair loss can leave us with locks that are less bouncy and more on the fine side. So, what can we do to get thicker hair naturally for glossy, full locks? Read on to find out. [click to continue…]

Glossy, shiny hair — that’s pretty much the dream, right? There are some claims made about collagen for hair, a protein that the body uses to build skin, tendons and ligaments. But, how true are those claims? And if collagen really is the answer to great hair, which products should we be using? Keep reading to find out. [click to continue…]

Whether your hairbrush is round, paddle, bristle or boar hair, it can end up collecting spare strands, dead skin, product build-up and oil. Bristles can become a breeding ground for bacteria or yeast, leading to potential scalp issues and lank locks. Read on to learn some tips and steps on how to clean a hairbrush.

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