20 October 2020

Hair and Racism

This blog has already looked at a few ways that hair is relevant to identity politics (such as gender and sexuality), and in this post I will be writing about how hair is often subject to racism and is a site of inequality and discrimination. There have been many instances of women or people of colour (POC) being told that their natural hair is inappropriate or unprofessional in work or school environments. When I say “natural hair” I am referring […]
2 October 2020

Win Hair Extensions and the Chance to be a Brand Ambassador

Hair Development, one of the UK’s leading names in hair extensions, is offering the chance to become a brand ambassador for the company. The winner of the HD Girl 2016 competition will win a full head of extensions fitted by a specialist, a professional photoshoot with photos featured in all marketing material and will take part in personal appearances as a brand ambassador. All women have to do to enter is to snap a selfie and tag Hair Development on […]
2 October 2020
short hair braids

What to Consider When Choosing Hair Extensions

So you cut your hair short to fit in with the current trend. You presumed it would be practical, easy to work with, and require fuss-free maintenance.  Two weeks later you’re bored with the limitation offered by short hair styles and desperately want those locks back! Lucky for you and thousands of others across the world, hair extensions are widely available and offer a natural looking way to provide longer hair.  But the wealth of choices can be daunting for […]
2 October 2020
hair braids

What is Virgin Hair, and Why Is It Popular?

The phrase ‘virgin hair’ is being used a lot more in the hair industry from hair salons to fashion runways worldwide. But, what makes virgin hair extensions so different? Find out here … The Definition Virgin hair refers to hair that is undamaged, unprocessed and completely intact. Not all healthy hair can be classed as virgin hair however. To qualify, hair must meet specific standards including: no previous bleach, colour, dye or chemical processing. Such hair also comes from one […]
2 October 2020

Wear Extensions Fit for Celebrities with HD

Many celebrities use extensions to enhance hairstyles, and now women everywhere can enjoy the same premium quality as many film stars and pop divas. Hair Development, human hair extension supplier, sells extension systems to the public and hair stylists, and is endorsed by many celebrity hairdressers.  Top international hairstylists such as Josh Altback and Hair by Dar, who has styled Simon Cowell and international royal families, work with HD products. Extensionist to the stars Aisha Twyman, who has also worked […]
2 October 2020
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Trend Alert: Hair Chalk

Hair chalk is a quick, easy and inexpensive way to temporarily colour hair, without making any kind of big commitment. Having made the rounds on social media – especially Instagram – chalks are no longer for the classroom. Read more and discover our top technicolour tips. What are hair chalks? Literally coloured chalk that is rubbed on hair, hair chalks can create blocks or thin strips of colour in any style possible, in an array of shades from bright and […]
2 October 2020

TOWIE Star Wears Male Hair Extensions to Television’s Biggest Awards Ceremony

Last month, TOWIE star Tom Pearce shocked the nation as he admitted to wearing male hair extensions to the National Television Awards.  Whether it was a PR stunt or a genuine desire for longer, thicker hair, Tom is sure to set a trend for appearance conscience guys nationwide. Male attitudes towards hair are changing, and it appears many more men are willing to go the lengths that women do to get long and lustrous hair.  The market for professional hair […]
2 October 2020

Top Trends for Men in 2015

2015 is peppered with top trends and this year it’s all about men! If you fancy spellbinding with a sensational new style, keeping up with your New Year’s hair based resolutions or just branching out for a brand new look that the lady in your life will love, here’s an introduction to the up and coming trends that will see you through the year. Hair Extensions Formerly a predominantly female domain, hair extensions are becoming an increasingly unisex affair. Men […]
2 October 2020
young man brushing his hair

Top Tips to Reverse Heat Damage

We’ve all been guilty of being a bit too generous with the straighteners or curlers – heat is the main culprit when it comes to hair damage. Yet so many effective styling techniques use heat, so it’s difficult to cut it out of your hair routine all together. Hair Development has put together a list of top tips to help people with damaged hair – start following these simple tips and notice your straw-like locks transform into silky tresses in […]
2 October 2020

Top Looks Hair Extensions Can Help Guys Achieve

While long luscious tresses may be traditionally associated with the female contingent, more and more gents are jumping at the chance to instantly enhance their locks and create a look that would take months, if not years to achieve. The convenient addition is becoming increasingly popular amongst fashion conscious fellas who love the look of longer hair but don’t want the hassle of growing it themselves. Here are our favourite styles that extensions can help you conquer: Tousled Sexy ‘come […]