Victoria meets Dr Joe Cincotta

Dream Coat For Curly Hair

Color Wow is one of those incredibly rare hair care brands that doesn’t offer endless product ranges targeting every hair type and concern. Instead, it offers just one shampoo that cleanses every hair type effectively, two types of conditioner, several nourishing treatments and a handful of game-changing styling products. With the innovative entrepreneur Gail Federici at the helm, Color Wow prides itself on only launching products that are truly unique and those that deliver on their results. While Federici comes up with the ideas, it is Dr Joe Cincotta who actions them and creates Color Wow’s noteworthy products. As the brand unveils the latest product, Dream Coat for Curls, we caught up with Cincotta to find out more… Read More…

Dry Scalp Treatment

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A dry scalp is a common problem that affects men and women of all ages. It is usually itchy, sore and uncomfortable, however it is relatively easy to treat. Making a couple of tweaks to your lifestyle and choice of hair care can make a huge difference.

What causes a dry scalp?

It occurs when the hair root is not sufficiently lubricated by the oil (sebum) secreted by the sebaceous glands lining the scalp, which provide the natural oils to the base of each hair.

The sebum gives hair its characteristic shine and lustre and when there is an insufficient amount of it, both the scalp and hair begin to dry out. Most people immediately think of dry scalp as being dandruff, but nothing could be further from the truth. Dandruff may occur even in an oily scalp as it is associated with a yeast infection of the scalp that leads to excessive cell shedding. Dandruff does not itch, whereas a dry scalp is often accompanied by itching. Read More…

The 25 best hair tips ever

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When it comes to hair tips, I’m a sponge. Which has been very useful, over the years, spending time in the (salon) chair with some of the greatest names in hairdressing, from John Frieda to Nicky Clarke, Frederic Fekkai to Philip B., Charles Worthington to Adam Reed (of Percy &…) My aim, always, in whatever I do, is to walk away from any encounter with at least one invaluable nugget of info that I can use in life, moving forward – so here, I’d like to share some of the tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years that I hope will help ensure every day is a Good Hair Day, from now on. Read More…