Hairdresser

Beauty

When it comes to your hair is it OK to DIY?

Sandy Smith Tori Spelling has dabbled, Beyonce likes to experiment and Helen Mirren admits she does it regularly. What do all these celebrities have in common? A love of cutting and colouring their own hair.

Expert advice

Hair products you really need

Too many hair products? With these tips from hairdressers, you'll narrow down your collection in no time.

Rachel Clun Trying new hair products can be scary.

Not so ideal

The westernised appearance ideal - not so ideal

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Libby Hakim The popularity of treatments ranging from skin whitening creams to double eyelid surgery are pushed as evidence that many believe west is best when it comes to appearance.

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'Beard transplants' are now a thing

Beard

Rachel Clun Apparently follicly-challenged men are turning to cosmetic surgeons to have their faces made more beard-iful. Oh boy.

How to avoid a horror haircut

Scarlet

Libby Hakim Where did it all go wrong? A bad hairdresser? Your own follicular misfortune? Perhaps. But, often the problem comes down to communication.

Flash back

Hair trends 2013

Anne Hathaway

The hottest hair trends for the year ahead are likely to be a blast from the past.

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Grey matters?

Grey hair: dye it away or celebrate silver?

Helen Mirren

Shelly Horton If your hair goes grey prematurely it can be confronting. Do you colour it or do the silver strut?

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How to get the most beauty from sleep

Beauty expert Natasha Hughes answers your questions.

The rise of the coalition coif

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As the women lined up next to Australia’s 28th prime minister to be sworn in on Wednesday by the ever-glamorous governor-general, Quentin Bryce, one thing stood out - a trend that could be called the...

DIY updo's

Five YouTube tutorials that show you how to do great updo's

With a bit of hairspray, a lot of bobby pins and a trip down the YouTube crumb trail, a fancy updo might just be possible at home.

Mutton vs lamb

Turning 40: a short argument for long hair

Julia Roberts

Shelly Horton Women of any age should be able to wear their hair as they damn well please.

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Handmade hair

DIY Kate Beckinsale beauty tips

Kate Beckinsale

Stylist explains how to replicate the star's red carpet look at home.

Silver surfing

Long hair over 50 - pretty or past it?

Connie Stevens

Definitely pretty. Hairdressers advise against short hair on older women.

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Twin tone

Olsen twins lead hair trends

Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen

Tonal fusion is this season's hottest hair trend, says twins' stylist.

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Makeup slip-ups

Natasha Hughes Even the beauty insiders still get it wrong.

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Salon selective

Bad hair days banished

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Natalie Reilly A stylist reveals the secret to finding a good hairdresser.

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Practically perfect

This year's hottest hair-do?

Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung's dishevelled layers are this year's top trend, says stylist.

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Hot hair by those who know how

Kevin Murphy styles a model's hair at the Bowie show.

Natasha Hughes Celebrity stylist explains how to do Fashion Week hair at home.

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Looking like a local

Natasha Hughes Glamorous, groomed, buffed and bouffed - Beirut had a swift effect on Natasha Hughes' appearance.

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Signature look or style rut?

Gwen Stefani

Natasha Hughes You've got a great look - for 1997. Is it time for an update?

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