Itchy Scalp? Could it be a seasonal flare up?

After being in the hair industry for over 20 years I’ve seen it time and time again where an itchy scalp occurs for many people a few times a year, most commonly around the change of the seasons. Why is this? There are a few factors: Water temperature when shampooing Change in outdoor/sporting activities that either change our exposure to … Read More

Hair breakage: common causes and solutions

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Is your hair snapping/breaking or do you have split ends galore? There are several things that cause hair to break. Some people may even think their hair is actually falling out because it can occur close to the scalp and on a large scale, dependant on the cause. Identifying if it’s falling out at the root or if it’s breaking … Read More

PARALLEL IMPORTS, KNOCK OFF’S AND CHEAPER RANGES from the same brands – everything the big brands don’t want you to know about your cosmetics, including hair care!!!

I have been in cosmetic manufacturing for 23 years and no matter what you’ve been told this is what I know to be FACT! When the same product from the same brand shows up in different types of retailers (professional, supermarket or pharmacy) it is more than likely it’s the EXACT SAME product! Major manufacturers usually manufacture within the same … Read More

#glasshair , the latest hair fashion trend

One of the latest trends in hair fashion is ‘glass hair’. A quick search on Instagram will show you it’s all about shiny, glossy locks. Quick heads up – blondes, highly damaged and extremely curly hair will struggle to achieve this look and I’ll explain why further on in the blog but don’t despair if that’s you, having a few … Read More

The big deal about bubbles

Sulfates (also known as sulphates or surfactants) have become kind of a big deal in hair in recent years. There’s been many a rumour surrounding these ingredients, possibly the story has grown and changed via a case of chinese whispers. I feel that it’s important to provide you with the truth so that you can make your own decisions. Sulfates … Read More

Beard care for the lazy man

So…..apparently as much as I would like it to, the whole beard trend for our guys isn’t going away any time soon so I’ve decided to give your guy a few tips on looking after it the lazy way! Guys, if you’re in a relationship with a ME&MY lover you’re in luck because you get to use their products and … Read More

Heat protectors – why do I need them and how do they work?

I recently ran a little test to help explain heat protectors a little better.  I’ve included a diagram with photo’s following the testing procedure. I took one* swatch of hair, coloured it with a Tone on Tone/Demi colour and then split the swatch in half. One half was shampooed with ME&MY Damage Reversal Cleanser and no heat protector was applied, … Read More