How to Keep Blonde Hair From Going Brassy

With another cool blonde Karen who writes for

I was asked the other day how I manage to keep my new blonde hair from going warm and brassy (never a good thing when you have cool colouring like I do).  So here are a few tips I’ve picked up from my hairdresser Karleigh at Anthony Nitson Hair who is a colour specialist.   […]

Best Hairstyles for Your Face Shape – Oval

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An oval face shape has a length that is 1.5 x the width.  The forehead and jaw are of similar width, the widest point of the face being the cheek bones.  The jaw and forehead are gently curved in shape.   Hairstyles that Flatter an Oval Face Shape Your first consideration is your hair texture […]

Best Hairstyles for Your Face Shape – Pear/Triangle/Teardrop

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A Pear/Triangle/Teardrop face shape has a broader jaw than forehead.  So your aim is to soften your jaw, make it appear a little narrower, whilst balancing your jaw to forehead.   It’s a bit like a heart shape face flipped upside down. Hairstyles that Flatter a Pear/Triangle/Teardrop Shaped Face Layers around your face work really […]

How to Find a Flattering Hairstyle

The best hairstyle for you is not just about face shape (though it does come into the equation and you can read about different face shapes and which styles they suit here on my blog. But have you considered your hair texture and body and how they influence the style you choose? Watch this short […]

Best Hairstyles for Your Face Shape – Heart Shape

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A heart shape face is broader at the forehead (that’s the broadest point of it) and narrow and pointed at the chin (a longer chin rather than the shorter squarer jaw shape of the rectangle or square).  It may or may not have a widow’s peak, and can also be called an inverted triangle. Some […]

Best Hairstyles for Your Face Shape – Rectangle

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When you look at a rectangle face it is more than 1.5 times it’s width (and more than 3 noses long) but it has a square jaw and hairline. The sides are fairly straight Great hairstyles for a rectangle face You will want to make the face appear a little shorter and more balanced so […]

Modernise Your Style in May

Dont Avoid Fashion

Do you want to be perceived as forward thinking and able to keep up with the times and technology? One of the issues some of my older clients will mention when they’ve hit that certain age, that if their workplace is downsizing their workforce, that because they are a bit older they don’t want to be […]

Best Hairstyles for your Face Shape – Round

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The round face has a width that is almost as wide as the face is long (a face is generally a little longer) but it’s length is well less than 1.5 times the width. Hairstyles that Work for a Round Face Long hair – it visually minimises the width of your face and elongates it, any […]

Best Hairstyles for Your Face Shape – Square

best hairstyles for a square face shape

Square faces have an square hairline and an angled shortish jaw.  Because their face is overall shorter (closer to their width being similar to their length), they will want to elongate their face with their hairstyles. Hairstyles that work for a square face Add either height or length, but not width. Side swept fringe (bangs) […]

Not Going Grey Gracefully Part 4


So it’s now been over 2 months since I started my process of going lighter and I’ve had a second root touch up and tint with my hairdresser – Karleigh at Anthony Nitson Hair in Doncaster (Melbourne). As you can see, I’ve gone lighter again, this time my lowlights are an 8.1 (ash based blonde), […]