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

Our Conscious Environmental Choices This Christmas

Each year I offer gift sets that come in a re-usable cosmetics/toiletries bag. Why? Because I know re-usable is so much better than single use. I have done this from the conception of the business, almost 7 years ago. Way back in the beginning the environmental impact of our packaging wasn’t spoken about as much as it is today but … 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

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

How violet based hair products work – including ME&MY Blondes & All Shampoo & Conditioner

Blondes & All Shampoo & Conditioner are violet based products that have been created to tone/neutralise gold/yellow/brassy/warm reflects on Blonde/Grey/White/Warm Brunette hair types. What does that mean in everyday language? Basically it means if you have hair that is yellow/orange/copper in appearance and you want it to look more natural, neutral or cool (cool tones are usually blue/green/violet) the Blondes … Read More

Breast check + treatment day initiative

As we have a very high number of women that purchase our products ME&MY has decided to start the Breast Check + Treatment Day Initiative. Whilst men can and do get breast cancer we believe that as a company with a predominantly female clientele that it’s important for us to reinforce the message about early detection of breast cancer for … Read More