Hair Stories

Catch up with the Umberto Giannini blog – styled full of the very BEST insider tips & tricks currently trending (plus loads of hair inspo!)

Please note: due to postage restrictions, we are unable to ship aerosols to the US.

Festival Hair Essentials

Are you packing for a festival? Or just a weekend away? Forget about your travel-sized shampoo and conditioner! The only products you need are ones which don't require taking a full-on shower just to get clean hair - after all, we always expect we won't be able to have a shower at a festival!

For years now, the go-to product for that 'skipped a hair wash' day has been a dry shampoo. But wouldn't it be great if there was such a product you could use more than once in between hair washes, without the cakey build-up and dullness of dry shampoo?

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Time to Indulge...

This April - Stress Awareness Month - we want to emphasise the importance of giving yourself some me-time and dedicating time to relaxing.

Taking a break is paramount when it comes to your mental health and well-being.

It just so happens that we have a perfectly pampering remedy to treat yourself to. Take time out of your busy schedule to relax and recharge with our luxurious Indulge range: sense-activating products to take you straight to the spa in the comfort of your own home.

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The 10 Styling Mistakes That Will Lead to a Blow-dry Fail

One of the best things about visiting a salon - apart from it being totally acceptable to have a free glass of Prosecco at 10:30 in the morning - is leaving with a professional blow dry. As we sashay down the street with our hair swishing behind us, we feel like we’ve reached a Beyonce-esque level of glamour. But why is achieving the same look and feel at home so tricky? Well, there are actually 10 common blow drying mistakes you might be making. Learn them, avoid them, and you’ll be able to achieve the same flawless finish at home.

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Summer-Proofing Hair:                                How to Practice Safe Sun, Sea and Swimming Pool
Summer-Proofing Hair: How to Practice Safe Sun, Sea and Swimming Pool

Beach days, bonfires, and a few (or 20!) swan float selfies. We hate to break this to you, but as good as summer can be for your feed, it can be equally bad for your strands. If dry, dull and a nice shade of chlorine-green wasn’t exactly your aim this season, time to check out our NEW Boho Beach hair collection! Think: an invisible swim cap, UV protection and loads of Coconut Oil, with beauty solutions that know the how-to of practicing safe sun, sea and swimming pool.

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The ‘80s Hair Trend (That’s So 2017)

Listen up curls, this is the latest hair trend that’s sure to grow this year (thanks to its unswervingly feminine appeal and low maintenance approach.) Runways to red carpets, we witnessed ridiculously pretty curls everywhere - as designers and stylists embraced a London’s culture club vibe that was so very ‘80s. So, if you’re naturally blessed (lucky you) and even if you’re not (we’ve got tips to cheat), this is how to style it out corkscrew.

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NEW HAIR RESOLUTIONS (THAT YOU’LL ACTUALLY KEEP)
NEW HAIR RESOLUTIONS (THAT YOU’LL ACTUALLY KEEP)

You’re just a few weeks into 2017 and already your New Year’s resolutions are being forgotten, fast.

Here’s an easy one to keep – treat your hair better.

The perfect post-party pamper or just because TLC treatment – achieve #NewHair goals in minutes with our NEW Spoil Me Hair Oil and Pick Me Up Nutrient Spray

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YOU’VE PARTIED HARD: HOW TO UNDO THE UP-DO DAMAGE
YOU’VE PARTIED HARD: HOW TO UNDO THE UP-DO DAMAGE

The party season’s officially o-v-e-r, and now you’ve got New Year, #NewHair on the brain.

So, to help your hair make a full recovery from all those late nights, big up-do’s and over-styling (among other flings), it’s time to show it some good treatment.

Our NEW Over Indulge Hair Mask will help undo the up-do damage, and help you bounce back with shine!

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Now That’s Smooth: Meet the Range
Now That’s Smooth: Meet the Range

The bartender at your local asked if you were up for something special.

So you added him on Whatsapp and ordered two.

What can you say - you’re a sucker for smooth.

Time to fall for this step-by-step: it promises (the moon and stars) and your best smooth result ever.

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Curls Gone Styled: Here’s How
Curls Gone Styled: Here’s How

It’s true: not all curls want it the same way.

Some like it wavy, some like it coily, but the very best curls? Well, they go styled.

So whether you’re into enhancing or creating – no judgment – just remember to practice safe air play and always finish frizz-free.

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