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Haircare jargon buster

From balayage to bouffant, hair care and styling has never been more confusing. The hair industry is bigger than ever and with London Fashion Week just around the corner, we can expect the beauty and fashion columns and blogs to be awash with pictures of the glamourati and their luscious mains over the coming weeks. […]

Turn your hair dryer into the ultimate blow drying tool

pssst..nifty new hair gadget alert! When I have the time I love to blow dry my hair properly (see post here on my top tips for perfecting a salon blow dry at home). And with a rather nifty new gadget I’ve come across, achieving a silky but voluminous look that lasts is easier than ever. […]

Current skincare, cosmetic and fragrance favourites

A couple of weeks ago we posted a blog on our favourite hair care products of the moment. Up next, it’s skincare, cosmetics and fragrance. Enjoy..TLLx Skincare First up is a brand that we were only recently introduced to and which we love, love, love: SK-II. The brand has been going for 30 years and […]

Current hair care favourites  

Autumn is well and truly upon us, which means it’s time for the obligatory refresh of products to keep your skin and hair at their best come wind, rain or hail. Here are a few of our favourite hair products right now. Check back next week for the beauty edition…. Shun expensive salon highlights and […]

TLL goes to heaven @OlympiaBeauty

Yesterday I went to heaven. Well, what I imagine beauty heaven to be like. The venue was the beautiful Kensington Olympia and the event was Olympia Beauty – an annual two-day expo for beauty lovers. Now in it’s tenth year, the expo brings together over 550 beauty brands in the main hall, where punters can sample […]

Current skincare favourites  

It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these but here are a few of the TLL’s team’s favourite skincare products right now… Bliss Spa Fabulous Foaming Face Wash £19.50 I first came across this product when I stayed in the W Hotel in San Francisco a few years ago. In my opinion, this product […]

This week we’re loving

The salon that never sleeps In between busy jobs, hectic social lives and all sorts else, finding a hair appointment at a time to suit can sometimes prove much trickier than it ought to be. Cue the rise of the 24 hour salon. Neil Cornelius on Bond Street offers all services round-the-clock Tuesday to Saturday. No, […]

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