thick hair

Not often do I come across a product that makes me go ‘What? how did that happen?’ but this hair puffer upper did exactly that! 

Nanogen hair thickening spray

A quick spritz of Nanogen Root Boost Hair Thickening Spray, £9.95 really gives locks volume, oomph and lift all without leaving it feeling sticky or stiff as cardboard. You can use it on dry hair to pump up it up in between washes or on damp hair before styling for ultimate lift. 

What’s the magic behind it? Well, this clever little spray contains a polymer and sea salt (the number one ingredient for volumised beachy waves and perfect festival hair). The polymer helps lift roots, coats hair strands making them look and feel thicker. And, what’s great is, it also includes proteins and moisturisers to prevent that crispy feel!

There are lots of other hair thickening products in the range which I haven’t personally checked out but I’ve heard great things from fellow bloggers, so if thin or limp hair is a problem for you, have a look at their website here

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after hair

That ‘just stepped out of a salon’ feeling is just the best isn’t it? I popped into my regular, fantastic little salon – The Chiswick Salon – the other day for a cut and highlights that were well overdue – as you can see in the first picture below. I went in feeling a bit under the weather as I’d not been sleeping too well – and came out feeling fresher and fabulous with a definite skip in my step.

Long hair but good lighting!
Long hair but good lighting!

Yesterday, fabulous over 40s fashion blogger, Catherine Summers, at Not Dressed As Lamb asked the question in a feature she wrote for Good Housekeeping online: Can You Wear Leather Trousers Over 40, 50, 60…? The resounding reply from her readers was YES, WE CAN! I got involved with the debate on Twitter and threw in my tuppence worth which is, I wouldn’t wear them because I never have, they don’t suit my shape (I think) but I believe my gorgeous mum, who is in her 70s, could still wear them and look amazing. And today in the Daily Mail, there was another myth exposed as writer, Virginia Ironside grew her usual short locks long and proved that, even in her 70s, long hair can look wonderful! I tell you what, let’s just rip up the beauty and style rule book for over 40s and rebel…we can do, wear and be what the hell we please…with cherries on top!

Not Dressed As Lamb
Not Dressed As Lamb

Helen Hunt long hair

Julianne Moore long hair

Heidi Klum

Julia Roberts long hair

Daphne Selfe model

All of these celebrities above look gorgeous and I’m not saying we shouldn’t be careful of entering the mutton zone, just that we should be confident enough to wear whatever makes us happy and feel good, whatever our age. What do you think?



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