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If you have found a telltale gray hair (or two), it is not necessarily an indicator that lines and wrinkles and sagging are coming soon. Some women get gray early or during perimenopause that can start at age 35.
Why does our hair turn gray? According to Washington DC dermatologist Rebecca Kazin, “Gray hair has lost all of its melanin so the color appears washed out. Genetics and stress can be contributing factors, along with aging. Hydrogen peroxide, which is produced naturally in the body, interferes with melanin. The body also produces catalase, an enzyme which breaks down hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen. When catalase production slows down, hydrogen peroxide can build up, and
UK Beauty in the Bag readers, we have a “Red Carpet” exclusive for you. A first for the Corinthia Hotel London, Daniel Galvin, a top colorist and celebrity hairstylist in the UK, presents an opportunity perfect for a glamorous start of the New Year as well as the upcoming awards season.
Daniel Galvin is opening the doors to the Ultimate Make-Over Room, usually reserved for celebrity guests. Here, patrons are offered a secluded haven for hair styling in a luxurious environment. Guests of this once-in-a-lifetime styling session are greeted with a glass of Laurent-Perrier champagne before being whisked away for a private consultation tailored to their personal style, special occasion,
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Coloring your hair generally falls into two camps: the pricey and time consuming option of going to a salon and having a professional colorist select, apply and rinse your color, or the pocket-book friendly at home alternative, which can be messy and confusing. Just looking at all the formulations and shade options in the drugstore aisle can drive any sane woman into a panic. Wouldn’t it be great to combine both camps? Luckily for our BeautyintheBag UK readers, YourColour is here to offer the best of both worlds.
In a few easy steps, you can get professionally selected hair color in the comfort of your own home. The process starts with a free one-on-one consultation via FaceTime or Sk
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So you’ve found the perfect colorist to give you just the right hair shade of brown, red or blonde to complement your skin tone. She (or he) is not cheap, but worth every penny. So what’s the best way to preserve that color between visits to the salon? Are color-protecting shampoos the way to go, or are they just another means for parting with your hard-earned cash?
Many experts contend that color-protecting shampoos not only extend the life of one’s color, they help maintain gloss and shine as well. Furthermore, color-treated hair is always in need of a moisture fix: in this respect, it’s a bit like the bushman in the desert on the hunt for some hydration. Specially formulated to enhan