New Wave Pixie Haircut

New Wave Pixie Haircut

New Wave Pixie Haircut The 1960 French New Wave classic Breathless may be the movie Jean Seberg and her New Wave Pixie Cut are best remembered for, however she sported the cut in the three movies she made before Breathless — the first three movies of her career.  It...
Our Ten Greatest Movie Hairstyles

Our Ten Greatest Movie Hairstyles

Our Ten Greatest Movie Hairstyles In no particular order, here are our 10 favourite movie hairstyles on the hair blog. I’m sure we’ve missed some so comment below if you have a favourite that isn’t on our list, otherwise enjoy: Chris Tucker—The Fifth...
The Low-Down

The Low-Down

The Low-Down We have the low-down for you this weekend on a grown-up, low-maintenance and minimal style that’s currently all the rage: the low ponytail. The low ponytail is a versatile hairstyle that won’t take you long to master and is a great addition to...
The Pixie Cut

The Pixie Cut

The Pixie Cut We’ve started the day with a pixie haircut, also know as a short texturised crop. I love this cut on women and it’s been popularised recently by celebrities such as Katie Perry, Cara Delevigne and Scarlett Johansson. It can seem like an...

Point Cutting

Point Cutting Point cutting is a technique we often use at The French Reception, it removes bulk from the hair’s ends and creates texture. It also creates an uninterrupted flow of layers and graduation as well as movement in a haircut. As a fundamental hairdressing...
Blow Back Hair Trend

Blow Back Hair Trend

Blow Back Hair Trend The blow-back hairstyle (think Elvis or James Dean) may be synonymous with men’s hair but it’s also a great hairstyle on women and is currently as popular on the catwalks as it is with A-list celebrities. This slick, high volume...