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of us want versatility from our style. These 3 basic looks were
achieved from the same basic cut.
variation of the feather cut was styled into a side parting
with sides tucked behind ears and smoothed with wax. Flicks
at back were curled upwards by blowdrying with a round brush.
an alternative look, hair was finger dried forward to frame
the face with the back flicked out sharply.
an easy, sporty look get busy with the gel!
shampoo, conditioner and styler is infused with a unique blend of
natural citrus extracts and vitamins, including Vitamin C + E, that
penetrates right down to the hair shaft. Hair is instantly clean,
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For the ultimate in shine factor this range will make your
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eyes? Eye problems can be a sign that you're lacking in B
vitamins, found in wholegrain foods. If you get a lot of styes
you're probably run down and need to increase your daily intake
of fruit and veg.
Ways To Boost Your Energy
Snack on bananas and dried fruit for a quick lift. Bananas contain
calcium, iron and potassium which all strengthen the body. Other
fruits such as apricots are rich in
- this helps boost blood circulation and combats tiredness.
Increase the amount of fresh veg in your diet to gain a natural
source of sugar. Veg should be eaten raw when possible, as they
are easier for the body to digest and will raise your energy levels
instantly. Try serving carrot sticks with your salads or sandwiches.
Cut down on empty calorie foods like white sugar and flour, and
the foods made with them such as cakes, biscuits etc. These are
hard for the body to digest and put a strain on the digestive
system using up valuabel energy. If you can't give them up altogether,
do try to at lease halve your weekly intake and you should notice
Reduce your coffee and alcohol intake dramatically. The Vitamin
C and B-complex
that we need for stamina are all destroyed by alcohol. The caffeine
found in coffee minimises our ability to absorb iron when we eat
it at mealtimes. Note that vitamin supplements can be destroyed
by swallowing them with your cuppa, so always take them with a
glass of water.
Eat more food containing starch such as rice, pasta and potatoes.
These are rich in slow burning carbohydrates and they'll release
energy throughout the day. For an added advantage
varieties of rice and pasta and leave skins on potatoes wherever
lifeless hair? Your hair should be healthy and shiny -
if it s thin or dull, your diet may be lacking in essential
nutrients. Losing your hair can be a sign of iron and
zinc deficiency. And if you dont eat meat - a major source
of iron - try to catch up by eating green leafy vegetables,
dried apricots, egg yolk and oatmeal. Fish is a good source
This Week Nicky Clarke
I dyed my dark blonde hair a lot lighter months ago but now want
to go back to my natural shade. What is the best way to go about
A. The best way is to have lots of lowlights put in and
reduce them gradually over time. Keeping your hair in tip-top
condition whilst you go back to your natural shade is important
- use an intensive conditioner on mid-length and ends and keep
hair trimmed regularly.