When inventor Shaun Pulfrey appeared on TV show Dragons' Den to ask the millionaire judges to back his invention of a revolutionary new hairbrush, he was met with a resounding "no". He went on the show for budding entrepreneurs back in 2007, with his Tangle Teezer brush.
Celebrity hairdresser, Trevor John Sorbie MBE, is one of the world's most highly respected hairdressers. With five salons and academies in the UK and Shanghai, his career spans more than half a century. The first hairdresser to receive the MBE, he has won numerous industry awards and founded the charity, mynewhair, to help people who have medical hair loss.
There are so many hair styling products on the market it can be a confusing choice if you're unsure what they all do. With very definite differences between them, some styling products are a better choice than others, depending on the effect you're hoping to achieve.
World-famous hairstylist, businessman and philanthropist, Vidal Sassoon revolutionised women's hairstyles in the 1960s with his innovative "wash and wear" cuts.
German supermodel, Heidi Klum, is admired not only for her beauty but also for her business acumen; she has evolved into a successful television personality, fashion designer, television producer, singer, actress and author.
British singer/songwriter Lily Allen, born in Hammersmith on 2nd May 1985, is credited with having spearheaded the "Year of the Women" media label in 2009, when five female artists were nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize for making music of "experimentalism and fearlessness".
Recurring problems with head lice create particular concerns for schools; as pupils, teachers and parents can all be affected. Head lice are certainly not restricted to children - and in an environment where lots of kids are working and playing closely together, it's easy for an infestation to spread.
If your child is of school age, it is quite likely that head lice have become a recurring nightmare - lice are often passed on at school due to close contact with other kids. It's a myth that head lice are attracted to dirty hair, in fact, this couldn't be further from the truth.
Coconut oil has been around for thousands of years - in fact, it's the first plant oil documented as being used by people for its various health benefits. Derived from the mature fruit of coconut trees, it can be used orally or externally, both as a healthy food and as a product to improve your skin and hair.
Head lice are insects known as ectoparasites - they live outside of their host. Head lice live close to the human scalp to maintain their body temperature, feeding on blood several times a day.
The life cycle of head lice goes through three stages: egg, nymph and adult.