Which comes first, the dress or the hair?

July 29, 2020

Hi, I’m Charlie Darlow, a mobile hairdresser and bridal hair specialist. Over the last 14 years, I’ve seen fashion trends come and go, especially within occasion hair and dressing. However, there’s one issue which I experience regularly and it’s the simple question of: “Should I pick the dress first or the hairstyle?” My answer is […]


Mobile hairdresser; is it for me?

July 8, 2020

Have you ever sat at home, just before your hair appointment, and wondered how long it will take? How much will the cost of parking be? Will they wash off half your makeup while washing your hair and then you have to walk back to your car? If you answered yes, maybe it’s time to […]


Hairdresser on Lockdown

June 17, 2020

Hairdresser on Lockdown…. I mean this picture speaks a thousand words surely? No make-up, hair up, an absolute mess behind me…. Well, let’s face it we always want a break and to catch up with all the things we “need to do.” I am no exception and any client who knows me well enough will […]


How to book your wedding hair

May 27, 2020

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is how to book me to do your wedding hair. Here’s a simple guide which should take some of the stress out of arranging your big day! Hopefully you’ll have seen either the website or found me on social media and liked the work that I […]


My top tips for happy hair

May 6, 2020

All you have to do is Google “hairdresser top tips” and you’ll be hit with snippets of wisdom from hairdressers around the globe. However, the problem with that is that these tips are very generic and try to cater to everyone’s individual hair needs; and we all know by now that no two people have […]


Mobile hairdresser, is it for me?

April 15, 2020

Ever sat at home just before your hair appointment wondering how long it will take, how much the cost of parking will be, will they wash off half your makeup while washing your hair & you still have the walk back to the car? Well maybe it’s time to consider a mobile hairdresser! I attended […]


Why book in advance?

March 25, 2020

I never know when i want my hair doing… I just decided today… I fancy a change… Can you squeeze me in now?….. Its pay day today…. I’ve heard it all trust me and as much as i love a spare of the moment extravagance it isn’t always possible. People book their appointments weeks in […]


Brush Cleaning

March 4, 2020

How often do you clean your hairbrushes? Every couple of days? Once a week? Twice a year? Never? This is a subject that is so important but it’s probably the thing you hardly ever do, if at all. So why should you clean your brushes? It’s literally the same concept as changing your toothbrush. Would […]


Root touch up or full head colour?

February 12, 2020

Do you know whether you need a root touch up or a full head colour? Knowing the difference could save you time and money. Let’s start with explaining the difference. A root touch up is literally colouring the roots only. The roots are the areas near the scalp where the colour of the hair changes […]


New Colour

January 22, 2020

Do you often think about dabbling with colour? Maybe you’ve seen a friend with bright hair or you fancy trying a different “natural” shade. How do you go about it? As hairdressers, we generally advise dipping your toes in first and then gradually working your way up as you get more confident. There’s nothing worse […]