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Hair Color

Six degrees

Elton John. Photo: AP

Sunday, 16 September, 2012, 2:37am

Time of their lives

Watch brand Longines threw a grand launch for its new PrimaLuna timepiece on February 5 at the Mira Hotel's Whisk venue.

11 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

I'll be taking my wedding photos in Taiwan soon. I'm looking for some nice shirts (both light and dark colours). I've tried Sogo and Seibu but they didn't have what I want. I'm looking for shirts which will look fresh and sharp in the pictures - but not over the top - and are not too expensive (under HK$800). Please advise.

Shirtaholic, North Point

8 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Top tips: haircare

Italian hairdressers Marco and Andrea Lucca from Kerastase talk about hair protection:

28 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Red alert

'Roses are red, violets are blue. Sugar is sweet and so are you.' Valentine's Day greeting

Red nouns

What is the meaning of these 'red nouns'?

1. red alert

a) a special type of fire alarm used in hotels

b) ready to deal with a sudden dangerous situation

2. a red card

26 Sep 2008 - 12:00am


Louise Lui, 14

Chinese International School

Jesse Mulcahy, 14

Chinese International School

Andrew Lau, 13

South Island


Khushboo Vaswani, 10

PLK Camoes Tan Siu Lin

Primary School

Henna Samtani, 11

King George V School

23 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

CCTV report exposes cancer link to hair dye

A chemical commonly found in hair dye not only leads to allergies but could also cause cancer, China Central Television reported.

The Weekly Quality Report yesterday said about 10 per cent of people who used hair dye containing paraphenylene-diamine (PPD) developed allergies.

17 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Beyond the Blonde

Beyond the Blonde

by Kathleen Flynn-Hui

Penguin, $101

2 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Police hair dye ban sticks despite court order

A ban on police officers dyeing their hair is still in force despite a High Court decision to quash a reprimand against a senior policewoman who had dyed highlights, the police chief said yesterday.

'Our internal guideline stated clearly that we put great emphasis on officers' appearance,' Police Commissioner Dick Lee Ming-kwai said.

6 May 2004 - 12:00am

Oodles of pink poodles

Pink fluffy poodles have been spotted on the streets of Hong Kong, and CitySeen has discovered the reason behind it. It is a fad driven by a Japanese cartoon character, Afro Ken, who sports a wacky rainbow-coloured hairstyle.

25 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Fung shui for hair

FUNG SHUI is about living in harmony with your environment, and as such can be applied to everything from your furniture to your hair. Yes, you can give your hair the fung shui treatment. According to celebrity fung shui master Peter So Man-fung, wearing certain colours according to your date of birth can boost your luck.

15 Jun 2003 - 12:00am


I refer to the report headlined 'Woman officer reprimanded over dyed hair' (South China Morning Post, January 24).

29 Jan 2003 - 12:00am


It has been so refreshing to find many young Hong Kong people dyeing their hair reddish brown and even blond, that your article (South China Morning Post, January 24) about the female police officer being reprimanded for dyeing her locks is stupefying.

Why do the authorities think that their law enforcers should not keep up with the times?

28 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Double standards

A senior woman detective is involved in a dispute over highlights in her hair which she was told to remove.

16 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

road test

Cherry/Almond Bark Reconstructive Hair Conditioner ($195) by Aveda from Lane Crawford and counters.

A good shine restorer which also contains antioxidants to help prevent further environmental damage to hair. Locks seem to

be much softer and lighter after use.

Alberto VO5 hot oil ($25.90 for three) from Manning's.

4 Sep 2002 - 12:00am