Even if you’re not familiar with David Gillson’s name, you’ve likely seen his work. The Joburg-based hairstylist – and co-owner of Carlton Hair in Hyde Park and Melrose Arch as well as Issy’s in London – has a loyal following of high-profile celebrity clients and also tends to the manes of a growing list of … Continue reading Love is in the hair: Tips, tricks and advice from David Gillson
Joburg girls are known for their artfully rumpled hair, but make no mistake – unless you’re a dab hand with the old vented brush, blowdryco. is pretty essential to have in one’s little black book of beauty. At this newly revamped blow-dry bar in Parkhurst, the masterful stylists conjure that kind of easy insouciance and … Continue reading It’s time for that much-need new ’do at the revamped blowdryco.
At this point in the season, you’ve mastered the art of layering (one part classic Burberry trench coat to one part Witchery cashmere blend jumper) – but no matter how smartly dressed, frigid temperatures and dry winds have likely taken a toll on your hair. These chic, cool sulphate, paraben and cruelty-free products from Kevin … Continue reading Winterproof your hair with Kevin Murphy
Whether it’s daily heat styling or slacking on split-end trims, we all have a vice when it comes to keeping our hair in tip-top condition. And with the arrival of winter, hair becomes more vulnerable to unwanted dryness and brittleness. While greasy hair isn’t glamorous, a hair oil or shine spray could well be the … Continue reading Our top 5 hair oils and shine sprays for winter
To be honest, navigating the world of hair can be a lot. Experts will tell you that the best way to get healthy hair is to step away from the styling tools and wash it less often. But for us personally, we have pretty strong feelings about our blow-dryer and curling wand … and clean … Continue reading Our top 3 products that make your hair healthier – instantly
Does summer heat, humidity and your attempts to take advantage of every possible pool day make nearly every day feel like a bad hair day? Welcome to the club! Whether you’re looking to achieve covetable beachy texture or repair your hair, our favourite Moroccanoil products are ready to go up against even the frizziest of … Continue reading Moroccanoil must-haves for summer-ravaged hair