S Curve braid tutorial – A pretty braided upstyle

This S Curve braid tutorial has been a favourite for a while and now I’ve finally created a video tutorial for you to follow. If you’d like to see a picture tutorial, check out this twisting braid tutorial here. This pretty braided upstyle is perfect for weddings, formals and proms. Personally, I like to wear … Continue Reading

Get excited – SheaMoisture launches in Australia!

Hair Romance x Shea Moisture Collaboration So I have been keeping a little bit of secret from you… I’ve known for a little while now that SheaMoisture would be coming to Australia and I’m sorry I couldn’t tell you sooner. The best bit is that SheaMoisture is now stocked in Priceline stores and so it’s … Continue Reading

Anti-frizz braid tutorial – humid weather hairstyles

Try my anti-frizz braid tutorial when you need a style fix that can last through any weather. The weather has a big impact on how I wear my hair and a change in the weather calls for a change in hairstyle. I had planned to wear my hair out but, on the way to the … Continue Reading

An update & my travel favourites

If you’ve been following along on Instagram (I’m @hairromance 😉 ) then you might have seen my change in location. I’m currently travelling on assignment for Mr & Mrs Romance with my husband Jim. We left Sydney last week and will be on the road for ages. We’re also catching up with some old friends … Continue Reading

Why I don’t follow the Curly Girl Method

If you haven’t heard of the Curly Girl Method, then this post might be confusing. If you’re a devotee of the Curly Girl Method (known as CG) then you also might be confused about why I won’t follow it. To say I was a little reticent to post this would be an understatement… When we … Continue Reading

7 Hair Products All The Cool LA Girls Swear By

Photo via Song of Style Ask any hairstylist in Los Angeles what all the girls are requesting (I asked our girl Alissa Smith from MeCHE), and it’s that signature blunt-cut + beachy wave.  There’s one hairstyle that seems to reign from all of Sunset Boulevard to the rooftop of Ace Hotel: collarbone lobs, sunkissed strands, and a perfectly tousled bedhead that makes one think, … Continue Reading

Everything You Need To Know About Hair Extensions (But Are Too Afraid To Ask)

  L’Oreal Paris A long time ago, my hair got cut into a literal mullet. After coming down from the psychological trauma, I dipped my toes into getting hair extensions for the first time because: desperation. Turns out the mullet was a good thing, because now I’m a major hair extension enthusiast and self-proclaimed expert. … Continue Reading

How to restyle curly hair fast

Today’s video shows you exactly how to restyle curly hair fast. I’m sharing exactly what I do to my hair before I run out the door. Styling second day curls is something I’m asked about a lot. I’ve created a few hairstyles but today’s tutorial is a one-take version so you can see my process … Continue Reading

How to use hair powder – the best ones and why you need them

Hair powder is a special product I discovered years ago and are still one of my favourite products today. I consider them a bit of a miracle hair product because the volume they create is like magic. If you have been reading Hair Romance for a while, you know I love hair powders. I’m getting … Continue Reading

The Ultimate Eco Hair Brush Guide

Hair Romance x EcoTools collaboration Confused about which hair brushes you need? And want to know which brushes will be best for your hair, your hairstyle and the environment? Keep reading for Hair Romance’s ultimate eco hair brush guide to find out which brush goes with which style and what you should be looking for … Continue Reading