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DIY fashion colour with BLEACH London

Im a bit naughty when it comes to my hair. I only get it cut roughly every 3 months and have a tendency to just let my colour fade until I can't take it anymore which, to be fair, is an improvement on my student days of cutting it myself twice a year and hoping for the best with harsh box dyes. 
Praise the gods for the wonderful Sharon at Paul Stafford Hairdressing for converting me to the salon! What I love about her is her adventurousness with my colour and recently I've been rocking an amazing copper & pink combo but as with most all fashion colours it fades fast and hard and can be rather expensive to keep up. 

But thanks to a combination of a £10 voucher with a Boots 3for2 offer on the new BLEACH London home hair care products what did I get? An awesome way to freshen up my colour without breaking the bank!
So who are BLEACH? They're basically the new hip & trendy salon in London and are coming out with amazing on-trend looks such as pastel colours, dip dyes and …

Make me a Nail Technician update

I am officially 2 months in to my wee course at college and absolutely loving it.
At only 3 hours a week though it is slow going, especially given that we are spending half our time working on theory. A vital step though as it is equally important to know about anatomy & contra-indications (nail disorders that could prevent treatment) and as a nail geek I'm in my element!


If you've been following me on Instagram you will have seen a few sneaky snaps of my progress but today I thought I'd share my first proper full set of finished acrylics!


Pretty good if I do say so myself! Not perfect but watch this space come June! They've actually lasted really well and I've not had any lifting or popping off which means my pre treatment nail prep is going well too. 
Yay! 
I can't wait to keep learning and progressing and, most importantly, practicing on anyone with a spare evening. We will soon be moving on to the slightly easier task of gel extensions and we've been war…