Organic is the way to go, Japanese hair stylist Shinichiro Ikeda says

Shinichiro Ikeda shows off his latest style. Photo: SCMP

Since hair stylist Shinichiro Ikeda started his career more than 15 years ago, he has risen to work with different celebrities and for major occasions such as the Venice Film Festival.

Tuesday, 6 November, 2012, 12:11pm

Review: Leonor Greyl Hair Spa

Leonor Greyl desensitising hair spa treatment for stressed tresses.

After all the salt, sun and chlorine of summer, now is a good time to indulge in a hair-care treatment. Hair Spa Mon Reve at One Grand Tower in Mong Kok offers the Leonor Greyl treatment, customised for different hair types.

15 Oct 2012 - 3:48pm

Dandy & Dapper

Dandy & Dapper


29 Sep 2012 - 11:49pm

Aveda cooks dishes from hair care ingredients

An Aveda fan at the lunch.

Some shampoos smell so good you want to eat them. And to prove just how delicious its products are, American brand Aveda created a spread of healthy drinks and dishes based around the ingredients in its nourishing hair care treatments.

18 Sep 2012 - 4:08am

Six degrees

Elton John. Photo: AP

16 Sep 2012 - 2:37am

Dry shampoo

Skinny Skinny Grapefruit & Cardamom Organic Dry Shampoo (HK$280/128 grams)

Claim: a completely organic combination of cornstarch, brown rice powder, white clay and essential oils. It absorbs oil with brown rice powder and white clay, leaving a fresh scent.

Bumble and Bumble Hair Powder (HK$190/28 grams)

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

This week we test: hair styling spray

Sprays can give your hair a messy texture without weighing it down too much. They can also lock a style in place as a finishing product.

Gatsby Quick Moving Mist (HK$39.9/ 100ml) 6/10

A neat dispenser but the product simply does not hold very well. Better to go with regular wax or paste products.

Faddy Strong Hold Moving Spray (HK$48/ 190ml) 9/10

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Hair spray

L'Oreal Texture Expert Freezing Mist (HK$140/300ml)

Claim: promises a fast-setting firm hold that's suitable for all hair types. It also provides long-lasting style support and shine.

Aveda Volumizing Tonic (HK$190/109ml)

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Beauty buzz

Pamper your locks this summer with a range of hair treatments.

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

The look of love

When it comes to life events, preparing for the happiest day of your life can be one of the most stressful. It's not just about the dress, flowers, catering and venue; the pressure to look flawless is high.

28 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Ways to avoid bad hair days

You know what it's like: you've washed your hair and styled it nicely before you head out. But an hour later you see yourself in a mirror or shop window and is horrified when a dishevelled person stares back at you. You look like someone who has just been dragged through a hedge.

So what can you do to prevent this scenario from occurring again and again?

20 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

WOW Factor

Super care for hair

15 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Knot a problem

Do you brush your hair? Or are you one of those people who just uses their fingers to 'style' it in the rush to get to school every morning?

Well, take note, your crowning glory depends on you using the correct brush to make your hair look healthier and shinier.

23 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Hair masks

Schwarzkopf - Professional Essensity Intensive Repair Mask (HK$196/200ml)

Claim: formulated for extremely damaged hair, this cream-gel contains organic essence of goji berry and natural soya protein. It has no artificial fragrance and is free from chemicals such as paraffin and parabens.

Bumble and Bumble - Creme de Coco Masque (HK$190/150ml)

17 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

This week we test: hairstyling cream

Creams are great for any guys' hairstyle. When used on wet hair, they give you a sleek look with shine. When used on dry hair, they mould and hold your hair in place in a more natural way

L'Oreal Professionel Playball Deviation Paste (HK$152/100ml)

29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am