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Short Hair Styles – Know Your Face Shape And Hair Texture

There are so many styles for short hair and at the moment short styles are in. We are well into autumn and although the temperatures may be on a downward spiral, hairstyles are quite definitely on the up. This year’s catwalks and red carpets are seeing many models, actors and celebrities showing off their short locks. In this article from Martinez, the hair salon located in the heart of East Sussex close to Uckfield and Heathfield, we look at what you should consider if you are thinking of going short. There are numerous styles to think about including the pixie, which can be soft or edgy, the bob, with its sleek, sophisticated or shaggy connotations, or do you go for a layered shag style or a side swept crop. And if that were not enough, do you want to have a fringe and if so, should this be heavy or wispy and should your new cut be straight or curly? A Short Style – What To Consider Cutting your... read more...

Autumn Hair Care

The evenings are drawing in, temperatures are dropping and autumn is here. However, as we reflect on the fabulous summer we have had, it’s time to get our hair back into shape and also face up to the challenges that the upcoming misty and foggy mornings, cooler temperatures and damper times will bring. The sun’s UV rays, pool and sea water, sand, sun tan cream and chlorine will have taken their toll on our hair and it’s essential that we now get back on track. In this article, Martinez Hair Salon located in East Sussex gives you some great tips to get the shine, bounce and pizazz back into your hair and give your hair a fresh start for autumn and we also look at how you can stop further seasonal damage. Sand, Salt And Chlorine The sun makes most of us feel better and there are lots of positives including the vitamin D that we get from sunlight exposure. However, the sun’s rays can be extremely harmful to... read more...

5 Tips To Rescue Sun-Damaged Hair

We find it really natural to protect our skin against the elements, particularly if we are exposed to high temperatures and long days out in the sun. However, few of us protect our hair, which just like our skin can become quickly damaged when exposed to the sun’s harmful rays. This means by the end of the summer, our hair may have become dry, brittle, frizzy, brassy, faded and dull. It totally lacks moisture because we have done nothing to compensate for the effects of sun, sea, sand and chlorine. Did you know that your hair is unable to repair itself? It therefore needs some TLC and the good news is that there is lots of help available. Martinez Hair Salon located in Blackboys near to Uckfield and Heathfield in East Sussex is bringing you our 5 top tips for getting your hair back into fabulous condition. • Have regular haircuts and trims • Avoid shampoos containing sulfate and parabens • Wash hair after swimming to remove chlorine and... read more...

Party Hair Ideas For The Festive Season

Are you looking for a head-turning hairstyle for a special party around Christmas time? The lead-up to Christmas is a time when you always seem to have lots of parties, Christmas lunches, balls, family gatherings and lots of other events going on. Part of looking good is getting your hair to look absolutely fabulous and many of us feel that it is well worth pulling out all the stops to get the right look. It’s been said that it actually doesn’t matter what you wear as long as your hair looks great! Whether that’s true or not, it’s fair to say that your hair will make a statement and can make or break any outfit that you are wearing. So why not spoil yourself this Christmas and get your hair cut, coloured and restyled? Styles For All Hair Lengths Are you looking for elegant, sophisticated, contemporary, glamorous, subtle, feminine or sultry? It doesn’t matter what length your hair is, as the options are endless, so let your imagination or... read more...

How Do You Decide What Is The Right Product For Your Hair?

Do you ever go to buy products for your hair and look at the rows of items available and think, “What product is right for my hair?” There are products for fine, flyaway, frizzy and thick hair as well as products for dry, greasy and normal hair not to mention those for colour treated or tinted hair. By the way, what about if you have straight, wavy or curly hair? There are also mousses, gels, waxes, serums and oils! So, hundreds of products and literally hundreds of companies in the market selling hair products. It’s quite a dilemma! How Do You Choose? Do you sometimes hope for the best or even plump for the products with the stand out packaging? Or, you might go for something you have seen advertised on the television or in a magazine or you might choose a range or a certain product that a friend has recommended. Just remember, the hair companies aren’t trying to catch you out as ultimately hair products are designed... read more...