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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).

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).

Products

How to Fix Bleach-Damaged Hair Instantly and Forever

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.

by Sally Underwood
December 19, 2023
Hair Advice

7 Ways to Lighten or Highlight Your Hair Naturally

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.

by Sally Underwood
December 29, 2023
Hair Styling

5 Hair Straightening Techniques and How to Choose Among Them

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.

by Sally Underwood
August 09, 2023
Hair Advice

24 DIY Hair Advent Calendar Ideas to Treat Your Loved Ones This Christmas

‘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.

by Sally Underwood
April 17, 2021
Products

10 Best Hair Volume Powders for Thick and Healthy Hair in Minutes

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.

by Sally Underwood
August 22, 2023
Products

7 Best Scalp Massagers for Hair Growth, Both Manual and Electric

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.

by Sally Underwood
December 19, 2023
Hair Care

20 Ways to Get Thicker Hair with Quick and Long-Term Solutions

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.

by Sally Underwood
December 19, 2023
Hair Care

The Scientific Truth About Collagen for Hair and Supplements

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.

by Sally Underwood
December 19, 2023
Hair Care

How to Clean a Hairbrush and Why You Should Do It More Often

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.

by Sally Underwood
April 17, 2021

Latest Articles

Natural

20 Exciting Ways to Get Highlights on Natural Black Hair

There is nothing as dazzling as having natural hair highlighted. Adding some beautiful color to natural afro hair instantly highlights its beauty; in fact, it is a fantastic way to elevate your look. In this article, we take you on a guide to getting highlights on your natural hair. We go through various techniques for getting highlights and then showcase 20 inspirational ideas for you to try out. Let’s get started, shall we?

by Folakemi Emem-Akpan
May 15, 2024
Extensions

Extension Color Matching Tips for Perfectly Blended Hair

Have you ever wanted to add vibrant colors to your hair, but don’t change for fear of commitment or causing damage to your already fragile hair? The trick is to use high-quality hair extensions that blend seamlessly with your natural hair color. No matter what your dream hairstyle is — balayage, ombre, or bold, vibrant highlights — there is a simple way to achieve it with hair extensions.

by Rachel Koren
May 11, 2024
Boys and Men

40 Statement Hairstyles for Men with Thick Hair

Most men with thick hair want a hairstyle that brings out the natural hair thickness and health while removing the bulk. The mission is easy to achieve if you choose a flattering haircut that looks stylish and works well for your lifestyle. Here are some good examples of hairstyles for men with thick hair for you to explore classy, sporty, or avant-garde haircut options and see how you can experiment with lengths and styling finishes.

by The Editors
May 09, 2024
Natural

30 Best Natural Hairstyles for African American Women

Have you ever realized how many breathtaking looks you can style with natural hair? There are very cute hairstyles for short, medium and long natural hair we are ready to present to your attention. Here are also the pictures of latest wavy updos, twists and braids.

by The Editors
May 07, 2024
Trends

15 Trending Updos for Everyday Glam and Special Events

Hair, gathered in a top knot, braided crown, French twist, or a chignon bun can seriously step up your look on casual outings and special occasions. Particularly if your hairstyle reflects the latest hair trends and taps into the modern relaxed yet classy vibe. Check out this collection of trending updos where you are sure to find some captivating ideas you’d wish to recreate!

by Mary Allen
May 03, 2024
Medium

40 Most Universal Medium-Length Haircuts with Bangs

Medium-length haircuts with bangs might be the easiest to style, but they still offer much freedom for the variety of experiments. Let us guide you through the best shoulder-length hair and bangs ideas, showing what’s trendy, convenient, and flattering for your face shape. See some bright examples in the photos below and choose your next go-to haircut.

by The Editors
May 03, 2024
Hair Advice

The Right Hairstyles to Make Your Neck Look Longer or Shorter

If the length of your neck is something you struggle with, this guide is for you. Besides working on your posture and correcting a shorter neck with clothes, there are some tricks how you can make your neck look longer or shorter by choosing the right hairstyle.

by Olga Markuse
May 02, 2024
Hair Care

My Hijab Hair Care Routine that Helps to Avoid Hair Loss and Breakage

Covering up your hair doesn't mean you may compromise on hair care; on the conrtary, unless you follow a good hair routine, the scarf rubbing will cause hijabi hair to become so dry it snaps. If you’re wearing a hijab and have noticed excessive dryness and breakage, your hair needs a dedicated care to prevent more severe outcomes such as hijab hair loss or bald spots. As a stylist, I have been giving hair advice for many years now, and here is my personal basic hijab hair routine I can swear by.

by Ghanima Abdullah
April 30, 2024
Red

40 Pink Hairstyles as the Inspiration to Try Pink Hair

Get ready to be wowed by these amazing options of pink hair. This color is a timeless trend and, after all, what person doesn’t like pink? There are so many pretty pink shades! Take a look at these inspiring and unique pink hairstyles, and maybe you’ll find your ideal hair color to rock.

by The Editors
April 26, 2024
Curly, Wavy

30 Best Shoulder Length Curly Hair Ideas

Medium-length curly haircuts give you the best of both worlds — manageable hair that’s not too short and not too long. From loose waves to tight coils, your options are endless when it comes to mid-length curly hair. We’ve rounded up 30 gorgeous hairstyles to inspire your next look, so get ready to turn heads with your luscious ringlets.

by Nikki Goddard
April 26, 2024
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