Thursday, 17 January 2013

Put life in your locks

Fancy youthful, bouncy, ageless hair?

Written by Fiona Hicks
Any lady with a passing interest in beauty knows a thing or two about anti-ageing. The eye cream applied virtuously every morning, the extra rich face cream at night, the moisturiser with that essential SPF…

But what about your hair? The same factors which affect the condition of your skin can also determine the appearance of your crowning glory. ‘Your hair is eventually affected by age; the diameter of the hair becomes smaller and the hair growth phase also shortens, so your hair does not grow for as long,’ says Consultant Trichologist, Iain Sallis. ‘The daily wear and tear we place our hair under may also cause the hair to become dry, damaged and take on the appearance of aged hair.’

Luckily there is a lot you can to do to ensure luscious locks. Looking after your health is crucial (recent surveys have linked smoking with hair thinning), as is developing a hair routine. Here we select the products designed to keep you hair looking bouncy, shiny and youthful. Click on for fabulous follicles…

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Daily tip from the lady archive

"BEAUTY may fade and riches be lost, but a sense of humour ripens with the years, and cannot be stolen. It remains a very real solace, and a talisman against the ills of life."

The Lady. The Invaluable Possession 2nd May, 1912
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What the stars have in store for you this week.November 21 - 27

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Q: A recent survey has revealed the Top 10 things British women would love to do but are too scared. Have you done any of the following?

Sing in public / karaoke - 10.6%
Ask for a pay rise - 6.2%
Travel or holiday alone - 27.7%
Do a naked photo-shoot - 6.2%
Get a tattoo - 3.8%
Have a bikini wax - 4.9%
Get your hair cut very short - 10.6%
Ask someone out on a date - 3.8%
Quit your job - 19%
Have cosmetic surgery - 7.3%
The voting for this poll has ended on: 13 Jun 2014 - 09:12

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