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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

Events

40 Diverse Homecoming Hairstyles for Short, Medium and Long Hair

Homecoming is not a prom, but looking chic is good for both. With homecoming being less formal, you can afford simpler hairstyles, yet they should certainly be special to match your outfit and accessories. But we know that you, girls, want to look gorgeous at homecoming, so here are some great homecoming hairstyle ideas to choose from.

by The Editors
February 23, 2024
Age

40 Cute and Cool Hairstyles for Teenage Girls

Being a teenager it’s hard to look improper. Whether you opt to rock a half-shaved punk style, a razor haircut or an Emo look, that’s all fine, as long as you are a teenager. 12-18 y.o is the best period for experiments, changes of styles and trying on new extraordinary looks. Most people don’t ever feel again as much freedom in self-expression as they did when they were teenagers. We’ll give you a few bright ideas on simple hairstyles for short, medium and long hair you can wear to school or in your free time.

by The Editors
February 20, 2024
Braided

40 Athletic Hairstyles for Workout and Game Days

When you decide to commit to a workout regimen, you have to take many things into consideration, and if you're a woman, one of those things happens to be how to wear your hair. You want a hairstyle that is efficient, won't interfere with your workout, and still cute. Sporty hairstyles have come a long way from the banal half ponytails or buns of the past and now look good enough to be worn even outside of the gym.

by The Editors
February 20, 2024
Short

50 Trendiest Short Blonde Hairstyles and Haircuts

Short blonde haircuts and hairstyles have always been popular among active and stylish women. Today, we’d like to acquaint you with the brightest variations and modifications of chic haircuts and hairstyles for short blonde hair. From extra short chops and sassy pixies to classy bobs, they flatter all women, regardless of age, hair color, skin tone, or preferred style.

by The Editors
February 17, 2024
Short

20 Ethereal Half Up Half Down Hairstyles for Short Hair

We love short half-up hairstyles for their ability to strike a perfect balance between having your hair fully up or down. Charming and versatile, they look universally flattering on curly-haired women as well as those with straight locks. The key is in the right vibe you can get through trendy styling and stunning accessories. Take a moment to enjoy these 20 mesmerizing ideas of half up half down hairstyles for short hair, as there’s definitely something for your inspiration and admiration.

by Mary Allen
February 15, 2024
Bob

50 Best Banging Undercut Bob Ideas

An undercut bob haircut is extremely versatile and easy to style. While some of you would effortlessly rock a daring bob haircut with a shaved side, there are more subtle options like a hidden undercut or a bob with an undercut nape too. See our selection of all the best ways to wear an undercut bob. Which of these hairstyles would you dare to try?

by Olga Markuse
February 15, 2024
Long

40 Gorgeous Wedding Hairstyles for Long Hair

It’s almost your wedding day. Your gown has been chosen, the flower arrangements have been selected and you are literally counting down the days until you say, “I do.” But wait, you still don’t know what to do with your hair. And to make matters worse, you’ve got long locks that aren’t the easiest to deal with. Have no fear. Get inspired by these 40 beautiful wedding hairstyles for long hair.

by The Editors
February 14, 2024
Ponytails

30 Classy Black Ponytail Hairstyles

Not only is this hairstyle practical, but ponytail is also classy and chic at the same time! To give your pony a go with a bit of a difference, we’ve got together some really great options with how to’s and inspiration to try new takes on the classic hairstyle everyone knows very well.

by The Editors
February 12, 2024
Red

30 Sizzling Copper Balayage Looks that Turn Heads

Balayage provides a diversity of options, offering women to freshen up their locks with a loving touch of color. For those embracing red copper hairstyles, there are many hues to consider, from warm gingerbread caramel and strawberry copper to cold mahogany red shades. And it’s just the beginning...

by Mary Allen
February 09, 2024
Braided

30 Totally Gorgeous Ghana Braids for an Intricate Hairdo

It’s hard not to go gaga for Ghana braids. They’re stylish, detailed, and versatile. If you think that there is one type, you’re about to be surprised by the vast number of options available. From short to waist-skimming lengths, and from beads to colored coils, there are countless ideas to experiment with.

by The Editors
February 09, 2024
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