Festivals are all about dancing the day away, hanging out with friends and seeing your favourite bands, all at the same time. But for us at HQhair it’s also all about mastering that perfect festival makeup look right?! When you’re at a festival it is important to make sure your makeup lasts all day and with the crazier makeup the better at festivals we’ve pulled together some of our favourite looks around at the moment for inspiration but also what products we would use to create that ideal festival makeup look.
It’s that time of the year again where there’s a different festival every weekend. We’ve already organised what outfits we’re wearing and planned everything down to our sunglasses, make-up and nail colour. With so many festivals going on right now and we’re sure that like us, you want to have your hair festival ready. Here are our top tips for keeping your hair looking sleek ready for any festival this summer and what essentials you need to bring with you for your hair to survive the festival season.
Karen O is probably the cult indie-rock icon the average pop fan would never have heard of…. But with her debut studio album ‘Crush Songs’ released in 2014, it would be criminal not to include Karen O in our #HQGirlCrush series. Granted, we should have sung the praises of this style goddess sooner, but hey – better late than never.
August is upon us (already!) and the summer is in full swing, but it seems someone forgot to tell the weatherman! If you’re not one of the lucky people jetting off somewhere sunny, then you might be feeling a little sun-deprived here in the UK – we definitely are up in the HQHair office! Thankfully tanning wonder-brand, Vita Liberata, are here to give our pasty skin a much needed boost with their brand new Trystal Minerals bronzing powder.
Wales isn’t often known for it’s connections with ultra cool, sassy females. Apart from Tom Jones and the Stereophonics, we can’t think of many other singers, songwriters or bands off the top of our heads! But that’s why Marina and the Diamonds stands out from the crowd, and is the first in our #HQGirlCrush series. Not only is Marina absolutely stunning, with her unique sense of style and quirky good looks, but her pop-indie songs are packed full of feel good lyrics and one liners to live your life by.
Time for a twist on the classic French manicure! Everyone loves a good French mani – they’re elegant, sophisticated and they make your nails look beautifully healthy. But doing a traditional French manicure yourself is more than a little tricky, and they can get a bit boring after a while. So in typical HQHair style, we’ve decided to change it up and go for an ombre version. It’s super simple to do so we’ve got a little nail tutorial for you as well…
A nude nail will never go out of fashion. It’s a timeless look that screams elegance and suits every skin tone and nail shape. Perfect for the office, a dinner party or a weekend away; nude nail polish will compliment any outfit or sense of style. The only tricky part is finding the right nude nail shade for you. Here’s the HQHair shortlist of the top nude nail colours, from creamy caramels to peachy pinks…
This week, we caught up with hair extension experts Beauty Works to find out their top tips for keeping your hair extensions lush! We compiled a list of our most asked questions and took to Twitter to quiz the girls on the best way to care for our extensions. Take a look at the Q&A below!
Hi! I’m Milly, and I run a blog that goes by the name of Mini Adventures (www.mini-adventures.com), where I talk lots of beauty as well as sharing my favourite things and ‘mini adventures’ around London and beyond. HQ Hair have kindly let me share one of my favourite summer looks for this guest post – a golden, glowing face that’s perfect for everyday summertime wear. For this makeup tutorial, I’ve used products from Pixi – a great brand that bloggers are raving about!
The world of makeup brushes can be a confusing and bewildering place, with so many different types of makeup brushes available – and more seem to be arriving all the time! HQhair are here to help you navigate this bristle-y mystery and find the top 10 essential brushes you need in your makeup kit.