Hi, sorry its been so long since I posted but I'm in the middle of moving my blog to Wordpress right now and its abit more complicated than I imagined so hopefully by the next time we'll see you on the new site, meanwhile back to business....

I picked this hairstyle from an ad for nails, mainly because of it being a very classic one length basic bob. This picture shows that no matter how simple the haircut/style is, the total look can still be of one that is hip, classic and non-mumsy as long as the rest of your look/outfit looks cool!
So all you women out there who are afraid to end up looking mumsy with a basic bob, you should have a think about your total look and not just the hair : )

My Pick 11

Thermal Protection Detangling Spray (#30)


Enriched in Bamboo and kelp. Herbal blend #30 deeply penetrates the cuticle to deliver excellent conditioning and detangling, while protecting against hot tool damage. This lightweight spray departs exceptional sheen to the hair, which brightens hair color and makes it easier to style.

Apply to towel-dried hair and style as usual.

I have used and tried this product and I must say it really does help with comb out of long tangly hair, not that I have noticed the hair color brightening but it does style easier!

I first met Josh Wood back in the 80’s where we worked together in Vidal Sassoon’s in London. Josh was a newbie but even then I knew he was destined for greatness. He always seemed to know the right people, get the best opportunities and of course do the best work, all with that cocky, pompous attitude of his, and I mean that in a good way and with the fondest memories Josh. At that young age getting to hang out with David Bowie and his wife Iman, it meant that Josh was ‘in’!!

It comes as no surprise to me to hear now in 2011 he’s had the most impressive career. After 14 years in Sassoon's, Josh worked as Wella Professional's Global Creative Director since Jan 2008 and from his stint there I want to show you some of his work with them. Taken from Marie Claire (May 2011) Josh and Eugene Souleiman (celeb stylist) was inspired by vintage photos and Hitchcock heroines but added a punk twist to them.

Silver Lining-
This is inspired by Daphne Guinness , asymmetrical and represents opulent, youthful glamour, says Souleiman, who bought the headband for a couple of dollars from Chinatown in Paris. The difference between this and grey is that the highlights are metallic says Wood.

New Bouffant-
The shade of the ‘wine colored’ highlights is called ‘rosewood’. It’s a take on the purple streaks grunge girls used to do. With a softness that’s purposeful not weak.. says Wood.

And for your information Josh has just opened his Atelier (studio for artists and designers) in London's Holland Park area, where all his socialite and celebrity clients can congregate and get fabulous color from Josh Wood.

My Pick because I like the way the hair has been set, I can only guess that the style has been set using rollers or irons. Starting the curls further down from the head to give it a flatter look at the crown working into the definite curls at the middle length and ends. Love the bushiness of it, sorry I cant remember which ad campaign this was from but well done to the stylist.

Its been a while since I posted a makeover from Dekko, so with this one, its been on the backburner for so long now that Michele has actually had her haircut 3 times since this first picture was taken. I decided to show it all at once because the changes look great on Michele and she’s changed her looks so much since the first time.
Michele had not had a haircut in quite a number of years, she decided she grow her hair out and in the meantime, she could donate her hair to one of the hair donation companies such as Locks of Love.
Here is Michele when she first came in and with my first chop!

The style we decided to go for was a bob with graduation, and we decided to cut it with a razor to give the hair some softness through the ends therefore creating some movement in the layers. With hair this coarse, we felt that if the hair was too blunt on the ends using a club cutting technique, the whole shape would be very heavy and would collapse quicker and easier. The end result as you can see suits Michele’s face really well, and what was great was that the hair fell into place without too much blow drying or too much work.
And here’s a couple more without her gown on : )
Anyway, now because it took me so long to post these pictures, we ended up cutting this shape twice before Michele came in again and after a very long consultation, decided to take the hair even shorter. We went with a style that could be tucked behind the ears to give a sleeker look or when left down, gave an elf-ish, pixie look. Again we razored the whole thing through, even more than the first time, took lots of weight out of it so it had a lot of texture and using some styling cream we dried it with our fingers, manipulating it on the ends so it would stick out and twist in certain areas, the messier the hair went, the better the shape looked, but it was good to know that for meetings Michele was still able to make it look neat and tidy.
Here’s Michele’s latest look:

Thanks to Michele for letting my take pictures of her hair, as well as being so patient waiting for me to do my posts : )
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KUNG HEI FAT CHOI to all my Juju Chan readers....Part 3 of my Asian Models series...

Paolo Roversi must be one lucky guy!! This photographer gets to shoot these up and coming gorgeous Asian models both for China Vogue as well as Korea Vogue (another post) This one was shot for the cover of Vogue China:

vogue Paolo Roversi
It just amazes me how similar they look when they have been styled the same, both in the first picture and the punk rock Steven Meisal shoot we showed. at least with the 2nd picture, the hair makes the features of each girl stand out more.
Inside this issue is an article called Black on Black, Photographs were taken by Peter Lindbergh and styled by Nicoletta Santoro. I Love this next picture of Liu Wen, Tao Okomoto and Ming Xi, and I love the hair being casually wrapped and of course Tao’s bowl cut, which makes her so distinct.

The Golden Globes is my favorite Award show every year, I love it and this year I was looking forward to seeing what the host, Ricky Gervais had to say, especially after his hard hitting cracking jokes last year..but alas I must say I was a little disappointed because although enjoyable it was just OK, I felt like he played it really safe this year : (

So, here I was ready to blog about my favorite Golden Globe hairstyles but unfortunately just like Ricky, I felt like everyone also played it really safe, of course everyone looked gorgeous but the hair was just OK, and so I have resolved to having to show you just 2 main hair styles going around the red carpet!

The pulled back low bun simple updo:
I think everyone, had a version of this simple do, whether they were young, old, trendy or classic. Even our UK’s punk princess Kelly Osborne had the same hairstyle!! So here are quite afew versions to show you..

Enough I hear you cry, anyway, you get the idea… a tad boring really!

And then we have the simple hair down look, I wont post TOO many pic’s as it almost looks like the same hairstyle, but with a different face and different hair color:

One of my favorite American people for her style factor is Zooey Deschanel, an Indie darling who normally looks quirky, cute and charming, but the hair she had last night.. Hmm, I’m just not that sure about this one, too much of a 2-step thing for my liking and while being interviewed it almost looked like she had sideburns….. shame.. what did you guys think of it?
So I guess the hair I liked and found to be the most interesting and fun and that stood out to me were these 3:
Nicole Ritchie, Jeannie Mai (with her streaky blue Veronica Lake) and Tilda Swinton who take risks every time.

And of course my 2 favorite short haired gals were Michele Williams (who always has her own sweet look away from the usual Hollywood styles) and Evan Rachel Wood looking very classy (and Congrats to Evan to her engagement to my brothers ex neighbor Jamie (Billy Elliot) Bell)
Sometimes it makes me wonder if more award shows were held in the UK whether we would get afew more risk takers and more eccentricity? We need more Helena Bonham Carter’s around to make sure we have more to talk about the next day : )
Thank You to these Picture sources:,,,,