Choosing a new hairstyle is an exciting opportunity to reinvent your look, but finding the right style for you can be a daunting task. This book is an essential guide to hairstyles and hair care, featuring over 160 unique and inspiring styles that are sure to guarantee salon success.The book opens by taking a close look at hair, from explaining its structure and biology, to helping you define your hair type. Step-by-step techniques for washing and conditioning as well as problem-busting solutions and ideas on holiday care and ageing are also included, enabling you to keep your hair in optimum condition whatever the weather or environmental stresses. The next section is all about choosing the correct style to suit you and your lifestyle. There is a useful key to what styles suit different face shapes, and indispensable advice on finding a hairdresser, and also on the technical services that they offer, arming you with the information to make the best choices about more permanent effects. Finally, there are four dedicated galleries of short, mid-length, long, and curly hair featuring 160 stunning looks to inspire your style choices. Each style is accompanied by key information and useful tips to help you emulate the style at home, or with the help of a stylist. Author, Nicky Pope, is a journalist and magazine publisher who now specializes in the hair and beauty industry. Over the past 15 years she has been editor or publisher of several trade hair magazines and notably in 2000 co-founded a new hairdressing business title, 'Creative HEAD', which has become one of the leading publications for the sector today. Since 2005, she has been publisher for an international magazine company producing hair and beauty magazines, including 'Tribute' magazine, shows and books.