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A 9 step slow hair care routine for Betwixtmas 2021

A 9 step slow hair care routine for Betwixtmas 2021

 Betwixtmas, or Twixtmas, is the period of time between Christmas and New Year. ‘Betwixt’ is old English for ‘between’, and the term refers to the 27th to the 30th of December. The days of the year when you’re least likely to actually know what the date is. Those lovely relaxing days when the fun and frenzy of the Christmas season is over and the New Years Eve planning and preparation begins. The days when family and friends have all been seen and it’s time to recharge the batteries. The days when it’s perfectly acceptable to stay in your pyjamas or...

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Our top 9 last minute zero waste Christmas shopping hot spots in Bristol

Our top 9 last minute zero waste Christmas shopping hot spots in Bristol

With not long to go until Christmas 2021 upon us, there's probably be a few last minute bits and bobs on your list. With the issue of climate change being an ongoing and ever-present concern, shopping more consciously this festive season is the best thing we can do to help at a grassroots level – by using our spending power wisely. People based in south Bristol (where Hairy Jayne is located) and beyond – we have you covered with our list of where to shop for plastic free and zero waste gifts. Even if you live in the UK but not near Bristol, you can...

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Winter hair care: start with your scalp

Winter hair care: start with your scalp

Our poor old scalps tend to get overlooked when it comes to skincare. Probably because your scalp is less visible under all those strands. It only really gets noticed when there’s a problem – like itchiness or flakiness. But your scalp needs just as much care as your hair. Your skincare and hair care routines are on point, and so should your scalp care be. Not least because your scalp health is essential to healthy hair growth.  Winter brings with it central heating, warmer showers and frosty weather, all of which can strip away natural oils and moisture from your skin and...

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7 interesting Bristol workshops and experiences in the run-up to Christmas 2021

7 interesting Bristol workshops and experiences in the run-up to Christmas 2021

There are always lots of creative things going on in Bristol which is one of the main reasons we love being here. It has a thriving indie maker scene and is full of independent shops and businesses. Last weekend we went to a really fun workshop that we booked through new local experiences website Yuup. The workshop was hosted in the enormous back room of one of our lovely Bristol stockists Prior Shop who are in Cabot Circus.  Beck Prior, who runs the not-for-profit creative hub, posted about Bohobo Aromatherapy running an “ayurvedic incense making workshop” which I jumped on immediately. As...

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Why your hair is stressing you out: hair and hormonal changes

Why your hair is stressing you out: hair and hormonal changes

Whether it seems superficial or not, our hair is very important to us. For some women it portrays their femininity and for others an edgy haircut makes a statement about their personal style. A bad hair day on the day of a special occasion is stressful. And thinking that you're losing your hair can be very distressing, indeed. Our relationship with our hair is a personal one which sometimes affects our wellbeing. It can bring about emotions ranging from pure frustration to utter glee. Unfortunately it sits up the frustration end of the scale more often than not. Mostly hovering around the...

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