Apparently the average woman spends 26 years of her life suffering from bad hair days. Yup, that is a Daily Mail stat – and wait that’s not even the rag’s most flagrant fag-packet calculation. In the same feature, the writer estimates that the average woman only lives to 63. That seems a bit young to die, doesn’t it? Even if you do have chronic hair failure. The good news is an early death can be easily avoided. Simply wear a wig, dear reader… or listen to an expert. I chose the latter. Recently, celebrity hairdresser extraordinaire Errol Douglas (that’s his fabulous work above) tipped me off about using Morrocan Oil products to control frizz hair and avoid locks that could be mistaken for a pan scourer. A week later, I was at dinner and the waitress had the most amazingly silky hair. Of course, I asked her what she used. Turned out it was Moroccan Oil Light Oil Treatment.
The next day, I went online intent on buying a shedload of the stuff but got distracted. I’d like to say it was by an email alert from Amnesty International, in reality, it was probably by another Mail screamer of a headline on something vital like Lindsay Lohan’s latest bikini disaster. Then I remembered a) that Moroccan Oil products are made from argan oil and b) I already had some of that, bought from my favourite purveyor of natural products, G Baldwin. Here’s the cunning bit, Moroccan Oil’s Light Oil Treatment costs about £30 for 100ml, 100ml pure argan oil from Baldwin’s costs £16.89. I literally used two drops as a finishing oil to add shine. It worked a treat. With apologies to Alan Partridge, Back of the (hair) net.