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

Why you MUST use Conditioner (or a treatment)

Here’s what’s going to happen if you don’t: Dry hair Dull hair that lacks shine Hair tangles easily Hair breaks easily Colour fades quickly Hair that appears to not grow or grows slowly (often we can think our hair isn’t growing when in fact it is but because of poor strength it snaps/breaks off easily and the length of our … Read More

Why shampooing twice isn’t a money-making myth!

If it’s one thing that continually comes up in conversation when clients are having hair/scalp issues it’s that I recommend shampooing twice each time you wash your hair. This invariably causes a surprised reaction followed by the question “Really?”, yes really! I promise you it’s necessary! I’m not just saying it to make more money – truly! I just want … 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

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