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The perfect last-minute Christmas gifts

Christmas is nearly upon us and if you haven’t already, it is time to start thinking about what you are going to buy for your loved ones.

Here at Additional Lengths we have put together a number of products that are perfect to purchase as gifts. Read on to discover more of what you can buy.

You can still order online or pop in and visit us to purchase last-minute gifts.

Moroccan Oil gift sets

Moroccan Oil is a wonderful brand that offers a variety of different products to make your hair feel smooth, shiny and soft. Best of all, they’ve recently released a collection of sets that are ideal to give this Christmas. Give the gift of fabulous hair this season, below are some of our favourite sets from the brand.

Moroccan Oil Repair & Protect Gift Set

Great to help repair hair after dye or heat damage and protect it against further threat.

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Moroccan Oil Hydrating Set

Ideal for those who need something to give their hair a push in the right direction.

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Sleep-in Rollers

A new invention that has taken the beauty world by storm, Sleep-in Rollers are one of the best things you can give this Christmas. All you need to do is simply apply them before bed, sleep, and remove them the next day for easy, effortless and heat-free curls; a perfect stocking filler.

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Tangle Teezer

Another great stocking filler, Tangle Teezer products possess unique technologies specifically designed to keep hair silky smooth and free from tangles. Available in a wide range of designs and patterns, you’ll be able to find something for someone you know.

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Hair wand

The Yogi Hair Wand in Auburgine Gloss is a good multi-use tool to achieve either big and bouncy curls or small and subtle. Whatever curly look you’re trying to achieve, you can do it with this useful product. Additionally, our GHD range makes a great gift this Christmas, too.

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Colour Rub

At Additional Lengths we have a number of Hair Flairs Colour Rubs that allow the user to add instant colour to their hair, whether that be in Atomic Green, Yellow Spark or Inferno Orange.
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We hope that this has inspired you with your Christmas shopping. Discover more by browsing through our website or even purchase a gift voucher as a quick, simple, yet thoughtful gift. There’s still time to purchase for delivery in time for Christmas, so don’t delay and order today!

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Party season: Refresh your outfit

As the party season is well and truly upon us, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to be wearing, how you’re going to be switching from day to night, and other important aspects of the celebrations. Whether your party has a specific dress code or you’re just catching a few with some colleagues after work, Additional Lengths can help plan your outfit.

Here, we have a fantastic selection of clip-in hair pieces, such as buns and fringes, that you can use to instantly transform your look completely. If you want to go for a sleek yet sophisticated look or a messy up-do, we have the tools you need to succeed. Listed below is some of our favourite ways to change up your look.

Remi Cachet Wavy Wrap

Because this isn’t a wrap made from synthetic hair, you can style it as you please, whether you want to go straight or curly – the choice is yours! We’ve picked the Remi Cachet Wavy Wrap, made from 100% human hair, to help you change your look with the flick of a switch. Our customers have used this to create an elegant up-do without having to worry about damaging their natural hair with heat, and also as a piece to wear every day. It is available in a wide selection of colours too, so you’ll be able to match it with your real hair.

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Clip-in fringes

The Additional Lengths Clip-in Fringe (Side Sweep) is also made from 100% human hair, which means you can style it as you wish. Whether you want to try out bangs before you commit to them or simply need a quick hair fix, these are what you need. We also stock the Additional Lengths Clip-in Fringe (Classic Bangs) for extra versatility.

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Synthetic hair

Real human hair is great for pieces that you want to be able to style yourself, wash like your regular hair and keep for a long time, but if you are only looking for a clip-in for one occasion or a short period of time, we recommend synthetic hair. This will provide you with an instant quick fix without having to worry about styling the hair, as it is already pre-styled. Find more of our hair pieces here on our website.

Explore our range of hair extensions, pieces and other accessories today to find your new favourite. If you would like more information about anything we sell, get in touch with the team at Additional Lengths, we’ll be happy to help.

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Awaken your hair force

It’s THE film to see and THE must-have toys for this Christmas, Star Wars is all around us right now.  Even if you are not a fan you will know Princess Leia is one of the most iconic hairdo’s of all time so we thought we would have a look at some of the looks from the films and what you can take for your own hair to join in the fun.

We’ve harped on about plaits, braids and buns all year and Princess Leia combines all these beautifully.  There are many tutorials on You Tube to get the infamous ‘buns’ and you can also see a great How To for the halo braid by our friends at Layered here.  We also spotted these other great Princess Leia looks the high bun with plait wrapped around and bun with two looped plaits – both work perfectly with long hair.   For a slightly more modern twist, tease your hair around your face to create wispy bits and then your bun or plait to create an undone effect.

It looks like the new female lead, Rey aka Daisy Ridley, will soon be a hair icon too. Not only is her off-duty texture lob on point, but her funky looped small buns is very Rita Ora-ish so that get’s our thumbs up and an easy style to re-create for you casual days. However, Daisy is getting high praise for her red carpet hair do’s with this simple twisted chignon and well-placed kirby grips.  Christmas party or office day, this is definitely the new do for this week and beyond.

So you’re all set for the premier this week – may the force be with you and your hair do!  Don’t forget to share your snaps with us on social media we’d love to see them.

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All I want for Christmas

Need some help with creating your gift list this Christmas, then here’s our essential guide to make sure your hair is bang on trend for the start of the New Year.  2016 is going to be all about luxurious healthy hair so try these top hair care gift sets, perfect for even the fussiest friend – or just treat yourself!

#1 Moroccan Oil Repair & Protect
Get shiny manageable hair with this essential shampoo, conditioner, heat protector and signature Moroccan Oil treatment for just £52.65.

#2 Color Wow Root Cover Up
Quick & easy cover up for this dreaded roots & regrowth, available in 6 shades to match to you hair.  Grab yours now for £28.50

#3 Moroccan Oil Hydrating Set
Restore moisture after winer with this perfect package including shampoo, conditioner, hydrating mask and Moroccan Oil Treatment for only £41.45

#4 Heat Treat Conditioning Cap
Staying in with a hair treatment on? Check out #3 Hydrating mask and then you need this to add some gentle heat and really get your treatment working.

#5 The Best Gift
Can’t decide then don’t worry. Simply ask for our Gift Vouchers which come in any value and will last up to 12months.

The most important thing is not to forget to book your hair appointment now for you hair care transformation in the New Year.   Head to our sister luxury hair brand Remi Cachet and find your nearest #RCStylist and get your hair extensions applied professionally.  Gorgeous Hair is a Choice just ask you RCStylist.

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Your Ultimate Party Hair Guide

’Tis the season to have lots of fun with your locks and party!  So with that in mind here are our top five styles to try.

Tousle – It’s all about tousled hair right now.  Immy Waterhouse looks effortless with this look at last weeks Fashion Awards and beach babe Kate Hudson looks sensational!   Adding plenty of volume from our Ultra Tips or Super Weft  are great for this and to get the right level of tussle our friends at Layered Mag have created a How To Video.  Just time to ‘tussle’ on the dance floor now.

The Pun – It’s a combination of a ponytail, bun and knot.  Think Rooney Mara.   Here’s a great video from the team at Glamour to show you how to create this in minutes.   Just for some fun we found these funny hairdressing pun’s  – enjoy!

Ponytails – Get creative – super sleek it Kim K style, twist it, bubble it from the catwalk or add beehive for some volume and lift as well as channelling your inner Bardot . Create a great undone look by using our Wavy Wrap or accessories with a pretty ribbon or clip.

Braids – Always on trend but try teasing the hair out for a more undone effect known as pancaking. It really is the name of this trend – check it out here.  Hair icon Blake Lively showed us just how to do it.

Glitter – we can’t resist sparkle can we.  So whilst Kylie Jenner changed her hair colour yet again, we recommend adding some glitter this Christmas.

Find yourself needing more inspo? No worries, take your time browsing these celeb snaps.  Have fun and make sure you show off your #GorgeousHair!

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