Q&A with NARS Cosmetics

NARS Cosmetics Q&A with Makeup Artist Helena Kastensson

NARS is a brand famous for it’s bold and beautiful colour range, iconic packaging, cheeky names and stunning formulas, and it’s certainly a big favourite in the HQHair office. We were lucky enough to meet with NARS National Stylist, Helena Kastensson, to ask her a few questions and, of course, play with some pretty makeup! Helena very kindly shared some of her top beauty tips and gave us plenty of advice on how to wear the latest trends in 2015. Read on to find out what she said…

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Q&A with Fake Bake

Fake Bake Q&A with HQHair.com

At lunchtime we had a big catch up with the lovely Fake Bake team over on Twitter, and they’ve been answering all our questions about the mind-boggling world of fake tan. In case you missed it, we’ve got all the answers here. So if you’re worried about applying your fake tan or removing it, or just want to avoid the dreaded ‘orange palms’ read on for all the tips, tricks and advice you need. You can find all the products mentioned are available at HQHair.com with free delivery options. Plus we’ve got a very special giveaway too!

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Taylor Swift Bad Blood Music Video – Get The Look!

Taylor Swift Bad Blood Music Video as Catastrophe - Get The Look at HQHair.com

While we Brits were tucked up in bed last night, across the pond music royalty had descended on Las Vegas for the Billboard Music Awards 2015. There were some epic live performances from Kanye West, John Legend, and Ed Sheeran, but there was one lovely lady who stole the show. Continue reading

Celebrating 35 Years of Paul Mitchell


This year the fabulous hair care brand, Paul Mitchell is celebrating its 35th anniversary. The company was founded in 1980 by entrepreneurial super-duo, John Paul DeJoria and Paul Mitchell himself, who started off with just $700 to fund their idea. In the beginning, their revolutionary hair care line consisted of just three simple products: Shampoo One, Shampoo Two and The Conditioner – all of which are still popular today on HQHair!

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Celebrity Beauty at the MET Gala 2015 – Get the Look!

MET Gala 2015 - Beauty Get The Look with HQHair.com

Monday night saw a whole host of fashion-forward celebs gather in New York for the MET Gala 2015 – an annual fundraising event for the Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, which marks the grand opening of the Costume Institute’s fashion exhibition. This year the theme was China: Through the Looking Glass, and we saw plenty of Oriental influences and glass-inspired outfits, as well as some stunning make up looks. We’ve picked three of our favourite famous beauties from the MET Gala 2015 and we’re going to show you how you can recreate their looks at home – and you can find all the products mentioned at HQHair.com.

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Spring Makeup: Perfect the Pastel Eyeshadow Trend in 3 Steps

Pur Minerals Soul Mattes Eyeshadow Palette | HQHair.com

For years, it’s all been about the smokey eye look with dark, grungey shades gracing the lids of everyone from Mila Kunis to Miley Cyrus. But now it’s Spring, it’s 2015 and it’s time for a change. This season eye makeup trends take a lighter turn and at HQHair we’re ditching the black and grey for pretty, pastel colours.

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Find the Best Face Mask for Your Skin


We all want to take care of our skin, but it’s easy for everyday life to get in the way. If we’re feeling tired, dehydrated or run-down it always shows in our skin, so every now and then it’s important to give it some extra love and care. Face masks are a great way to do this; offering intensive treatment while giving you an opportunity to sit back and relax. There are plenty of different options available to treat different skin problems so here at HQHair we’re going to give you some help to find the best face mask for you and your skin.

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Top 3 Fake Tan Tips for Stress-Free Self-Tanning

Fake Tan Tips and Advice | HQHair

It’s finally Spring, the weather has started warming up and here at the HQ office we’re ready to ditch the coats and cardigans and embrace the summer trends of floaty sleeves and floral dresses. Unfortunately our sun-deprived skin is looking a little dull and lack-lustre, so it’s time to give it a boost with some fake tan.

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