The Best Celebrity Hair Trends of 2015

The Best Celebrity Hair Trends of 2015

It seems short hair is all the rage this year! Take a look at two of our favourite celebrity hair trends for 2015. Michelle Williams looks amazing with her beautiful new long bob, sometimes referred to as a ‘lob’. This stylish cut frames the actress’ face and it’s just the right length for a long side fringe. Her soft blonde colour also creates a silky smooth sheen which looks both feminine and striking. Another hair trend we think you’ll love is Scarlett Johannson’s asymmetrical boyish cut. Paired with a gorgeous sweeping fringe, this look is edgy, bold and eye catching. Scarlett manages to pull this cut off in a way that is effortlessly glam and feminine. This season is your chance to be inspired by the ways that celebrity hair trends make use of bold colours and cuts to set them apart. Take the plunge this season and throw a bright colour into the mix with one of Renew’s on-trend hair colours. Your big makeover...
Makeup Tips for Black Haired Beauties

Makeup Tips for Black Haired Beauties

Your outfit is picked out, your plans for the night are made, and you’re all set to debut your awesome new black hair colour. Well, almost. After checking yourself out in every mirror you own, you’ve come to the conclusion that something just isn’t looking right. It’s not your hair – you LOVE your hair. It’s not the outfit – a pair of jeans has never fitted you better! And it can’t be the makeup, can it? It’s exactly how you’ve always done your makeup. Actually, that’s exactly what the problem is! Why? Your new hair colour has actually changed the way your complexion looks. What used to work with your old hair colour is now less flattering on your complexion. But before you freak out, we’ve got all you need to know about which makeup is most flattering for women with black hair colour. Dark hair can make skin look pale. To counteract this, opt for deeper colours on your cheeks and lips. While pastels could make you look washed out, rosy pink, rosy brown, brownish pinks and even bluish reds will make sure your features stand out. Other flattering lip colours include warm reds, raspberry reds, berry colours and soft plums. Avoid orangey reds and strong pink. To add definition to your eyes without adding too much darkness, try using more neutral shades on your eyes. Light brown or mocha eye shadows and dark brown or charcoal liners are most likely to be a hit. And black mascara, as always, is an absolute must. Eyebrows are an important element to factor in, too – especially if the...
Hair Care Tips for Longer Lasting Colour

Hair Care Tips for Longer Lasting Colour

Want longer lasting colour? While eventual fading is inevitable, there are several things you can do, and abstain from doing, to make your favourite new colour last longer. We’ve put together a list of 5 simple hair care tips to help you out. Don’t wash your hair 24 hours before colouring it. This protects your scalp from the chemicals contained in hair colour. Your natural oils will act as a buffer between your skin and the product. Always use a conditioner after the first application – After washing out the hair colour mixture, always use a conditioner to help smooth down those cuticles Use shampoos and conditioners for colour-treated hair. These are specially formulated to help protect your hair against colour fade ensuring your colour lasts longer. Deep condition/treat your hair once a week. Colouring your hair can dry it out and so deep conditioning/treatment is necessary to keep hair feeling soft, healthy and moisturised. Avoid applying heat to your hair. Avoid excessive heat exposure like blow-drying or using a hot iron too often. Say goodbye to tired-looking hair! By including these simple techniques in your routine, you’ll be encouraging healthier hair and longer-lasting colour. For more hair care tips, why not join our community on Facebook or Twitter? We regularly provide our followers with all they need to know about maintaining healthy looking hair and vibrant...