Is Selfcare Selfish?

Is Selfcare Selfish?

September 22, 2022

It’s now a few weeks since schools returned. The chill of winter is breezing through intermittently. The holiday glow has faded and the hair may reveal the dry, faded consequences of zero sun-protection. Aggravated scalps may also be flakier.

This seasonal shift beckons us to assess, repair and renew, ready for the next chapter. Investing in

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Farewell Mum ❤️ 1923 – 2022

Farewell Mum ❤️ 1923 – 2022

September 10, 2022

I’ve spent 20 years worrying about Mum (mostly needlessly) and thinking of this day. But it still didn’t prepare me for the sudden loss of the enormous energy field she held and the waves of grief that follow. Grief… the price you pay for love, as Queen Elizabeth II said. RIP - mother figure of our nation. Another shock this week. We’re all carrying much sadness.

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What Makes a Great Facial

What Makes a Great Facial

February 26, 2022

Clean, bright, age-defying complexions take regular time and effort. But there's never been as much help as now to deliver noticeable and meaningful results. I’ve worked with beauty therapists for over 40 years, testing whenever I can both here and on travels. What’s so impressive today is...

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Hair Loss in the Menopause

Hair Loss in the Menopause

January 16, 2022

We’ve seen generations of clients go through menopause. For 40 years I’ve touched and felt the changes, witnessing the difference in hair with my own eyes.

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Clean Living and Pregnancy Haircare

Clean Living and Pregnancy Haircare

January 15, 2022

Your pregnancy is confirmed and thoughts turn to your unborn baby. How can you give your child the best and protect from the worst. Self care is high on the list and, understanding...

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Our History at No. 1 Beaumont Street - Part 2

Our History at No. 1 Beaumont Street - Part 2

December 21, 2021

They couldn’t sell their newly refurbished flats on, so decided to let them. Unfortunately some of the female tenants they let them to, had an awful lot of male visitors so we asked the Council to step in.

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How to Stay Fit Without Ruining Your Hair

How to Stay Fit Without Ruining Your Hair

December 21, 2021

When people devote themselves to keeping fit, they can inadvertently damage their hair. Here’s what to watch out for and how to make keep-fit sessions the perfect opportunity for healthier hair.

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How Far Should a Man Go?

How Far Should a Man Go?

December 21, 2021

I have 43 years of practice in my craft. An American PR once said to me, “just say 25 years, more than that and you’ll sound over the hill.” Experienced is good it seems, ‘passed it’ not so attractive. I want to look my best, but without 

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The History of No. 1 Beaumont Street

The History of No. 1 Beaumont Street

December 21, 2021

Though hundreds of our loyal clients remember our first frenetic weeks nearly 32 years ago, many of our team, clients, and even my children have asked - ‘What was it like in the olden days?’

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Our History at No. 1 Beaumont Street - Part 3

Our History at No. 1 Beaumont Street - Part 3

December 20, 2021

Standing at reception with the floor vibrating beneath my feet I started to see the dust rising through the floor boards...

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Fed up Being Greenwashed?

Fed up Being Greenwashed?

December 17, 2021

Greenwash is taking over from Corporate Social Responsibility as companies compete in the Olympics of ‘Virtue Signalling’. CSR took a beating when we found out that companies like VW, which had one of the world’s...

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At Home With The VCs

At Home With The VCs

December 14, 2021

Two weeks of Lockdown. The salon is closed and Gaby hasn’t asked me to do any decorating yet. Gaby is a fitness and cake expert. I know. Not two skills you expect to see on the same CV.

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