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 …

2018 Hair Trends

A girl on the beach with a new hair cut

Now is the perfect time for a hair transformation! With January finally coming to an end, it’s time to discover whether or not you’ve stuck to your new year’s resolutions, or if the “new year, new me” phrase has been thrown out of the window. The start of 2018 is the perfect time for a change, but while you may …

How to Find the Perfect Hairstyle for your Face Shape

A girl who is about to have her hair done at a north devon hairdressers

January is the perfect time for a reinvention of yourself. Whether you’re embracing “new year, new me”, religiously sticking to your resolutions, or are opting for participating in the short-term Dry January, the first month of the year is full of promise for what’s to come. This also means that there has never been a better time than now to …

Prepping Your Hair for New Year’s Eve

Two girls having their picture taken on New Year’s Eve

With Christmas upon us, your social calendar is probably more hectic than ever. While looking your best over the party season may seem to be the most important thing on your mind right now, have you actually considered the damage that your heated hair appliances are causing your hair?

Christmas Gift Ideas for Hair and Beauty Lovers

A christmas tree at our hair salon in Barnstaple

With Christmas just right around the corner, everyone’s mind has turned to the gifting aspect of the season. Finding the perfect gift can often be a little tricky, so we’ve put together a list of some of the hair and beauty related things that we would love to see under our trees this year!

Your Guide to the Perfect Blow Dry

A salon-quality blow dry created at home

This festive season, your schedule might be getting more hectic by the minute! With a list longer than your arm of things that you need to organise and arrange before December 25th, a trip to your hairdressers to get a blow dry might be the last thing you have time for.

Three Easy Hairstyles for your Christmas Party

With November 5th well out of the way, and as we slip further into November, Christmas is the next thing on all of our minds. With the colder weather and the darker nights making us feel all the more festive, our minds are thinking ahead to all the Christmas parties that we have to attend over the coming month!

15 Mind-Blowing Hair Facts


Hair is an amazing thing. It comes in a plethora of beautiful colours and shades, and everybody’s hair is unique in its own way, be it the type, the thickness, the cut or of course the colour. You can use it as a tool to make a statement, or change it according to your mood. For most of us, styling …

Autumn Hair and Beauty Trends 2017

A woman swaying her hair in a forest near Barnstaple

It’s official; autumn has arrived and, so far, we are LOVING it. From chunky knits to cosy nights in with a hot chocolate, the colder weather certainly has its benefits! If you’re looking to change up your style, then this is the perfect time as the change of seasons truly sets in. Get rid of the winter blues and treat …