How to Select Your Perfect Hair Colour

A girl with colourful hair leaving the salon

Changing your hair colour is one of the easiest ways to update your look; with the change in seasons comes a host of new styles and shades for you to try out in order to keep up-to-date with the latest trends. However, this can sometimes seem daunting, especially if you’re committing to a whole new look which is world’s away …

How to Style Short Hair

As the weather begins to warm up, you may find yourself grabbing the nearest hairband to tie your flowing locks out of the way of your face. Having long hair can sometimes be a hindrance to you during the summer – moisture can sometimes cause your once-voluminous hair to fall flat, and having hair past your shoulders and onto your …

How to Protect Your Hair from the Sun

Is there anything better than when summer finally comes around? Gone are the dark mornings where you’ve dragged yourself out from your bed and banished are the dreary evenings where you’re restricted to the confines of your house. Instead, barbecues with your friends and sunbathing on the beach dominate your weekends, and we can’t be happier about it.

Your Guide to Festival Hair Care

With summer fast approaching, festival season is just around the corner. However, despite the fun that is bound to ensue, the heat, the sun rays and often having no access to a shower for several days means that your hair can sometimes struggle with the change in conditions.

How to Determine Your Hair Type

Haircare products for two different hair types

With the hair industry booming, the shelves are saturated with products for a variety of different hair types. From kinky to curly and wavy to straight, the ways in which you can distinguish your hair in order to find the best products for you can vary from salon to salon, often leaving you confused with what will work best for …

Do Hair Supplements really Work?

Hair supplement pills and a smoothie

Over the past couple of years, Instagram has become saturated with sponsored posts and advertisements for products that we’ve all been dubious as to whether or not they work. The rise of the influencer has been incredible, and their status amongst online communities has become a powerful tool for advertisers. However, the quality of the products that have been plastered …

Summer Hair Care Tips

A girl outside against a flowering bush with long hair ready for the summer months

Now that spring has sprung and the weather is (hopefully) going to begin to get warm, it’s time to think about your hair options for the coming months. With the sun shining in the sky for longer each day, it’s time to ditch the warm, autumnal shades and consider opting for a lighter, more summer-appropriate style! Whereas the the turn …

Kerastase: Everything You Need to Know

Kerastase Coffret Brilliance products

Here at Fortynine and Fifth, it is of paramount importance that we use the absolute best products for your hair to help you achieve the look that you so desire. You can rest assured knowing that our full trust is placed in the combination of treatments, shampoos and conditioners that we use on your hair and that they created by …

Spring-inspired Hair Colours

A girl standing on a road watching the sunset

Here at Fortynine and Fifth, we’ve written a few blogs about the importance of hair transformations in increasing your self-confidence. If you’ve recently been feeling inspired to do something new with your hair, why not take the plunge and do it with the change of the seasons? Spring is the perfect time to try out a new hairstyle, as the …

How to Get Perfect, Voluminous Waves

A girl with wavy hair

Back in November, we taught you how to master the technique of an at-home blow-dry; getting that body to your hair that you always appreciate when leaving your Barnstaple hairdressers has proven to be a helpful skill that (hopefully!) some of you are well on the way to perfecting. However, another popular style that people sometimes can struggle getting perfect …