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  1. Andrew Barton answers your hair questions so you can have fabulous hair over 50

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    Q&A with Andrew Barton What’s the best way to tackle newly greying hair? We put your hair questions  to celebrity hairdresser Andrew Barton. It seems that working out how best to manage greying hair was high on many lists for women in their 50s. Andrew offers his tips to solve your hair problems. Q. How to deal with patchy grey without endless root retouching? A. Much of the success of covering grey hair is choosing the right colour and it’s true to say that lighter colours are often easier to maintain as the re growth of new hair doesn’t show as quickly. At my Covent Garden Salon we use a new generation of hair colour by Redken that gives an iridescent effect to hair colour resulting in less demarcation line...
  2. Grey Hair – Top Tips for Colour and Condition from Andrew Barton

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    Article by Andrew Barton There are women who look terrific with grey hair, resist the hair colour bottle, and still look good. Usually these are women who are genetically blessed with striking eyes and looks,  a chic demeanour, fabulous skin and great figures. They would look great whatever their hair colour- but what about those who are less fortunate , and find grey a definite no-no. Well, you can move back to having colour. Grey hair can make you look washed out, pale and faded. Grey hair can often be coarse and frizzy, absorbs light and generally looks flat and dull. When we notice our first grey hairs they are in fact white. Nature can play cruel tricks and strip the hair of melanin ( the substance that gives hair...
  3. 5 Top Tips for Summer Hair over 50 from Andrew Barton

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    Article by Andrew Barton Andrew Barton and his expert team at his flagship salon in Covent Garden recommend their top 5 tips for summer. 1. Hair takes a battering in the summer not only from the sun and heat but also from air conditioning leaving hair parched and lacking in moisture. AC is one of the most drying environmental aggressors we live in especially for hair and skin. It’s vital that moisture is replaced in the hair by using a deep conditioning mask religiously at least once a week. Try Andrew Barton SOS Treat Me Deeply Treatment mask available from ASDA packed with Shea Butter Protein it replaces lost moisture. Add glamour to your summer hair regime 2. Add glamour to your summer hair care regime while in the sun by...
  4. Top tips for younger looking hair from Andrew Barton

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    Introducing Andrew Barton I have been lucky enough to meet Andrew Barton on several occasions, and am thrilled that he has offered to share his hair tips on a regular basis with Fabafterfifty readers. Can you make your hair and yourself look younger? Ohh yes you can! Many of you know me as the makeover guru on the hit TV show “10 Years Younger” now exported around the world. The TV show aims to take at least ten years off a volunteer’s age as polled by the public. I guess you, like me, have screamed with delight as the volunteer is revealed in front of the revolving mirror and is rendered speechless when she sees a new, younger version of herself and of course I’m biased but I...
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