What SJ Is Up To

8 Step Process for a Great Blowdry

STEP 1: PREPARATION Tools:    1) Round Brush; 2) Hairdryer Products: 1) Shampoo and conditioner (alcohol and sulfate free) 2) Deep conditioning hair mask 3) Thickening spray 4) Conditioning spray 5) Texturizing spray 6) Finishing / smoothing cream STEP 2: WASH YOUR HAIR THOROUGHLY Preparation is essential to blowout your […] Continue reading


It has been so warm for the first week in October but I know it will get colder and hats become a necessary fashion accessory for me.  While I wear many hats (pun?), the challenge is getting the right hair style to match the hat style!!!  So, I recommend a […] Continue reading

Autumnal Hair Care

Cooler temperatures bring a whole new set of challenges for hair care.  I have three (maybe FOUR) easy autumn hair care tips to make sure your hair looks and feels amazing this season! TIP 1:  Given Your Hair a Fresh Start Over the summer months, many clients ask for more styling products […] Continue reading

The Salon vs The Gym

I pay about £25/week for my gym membership.  When  I compare chic hairstyling to physical fitness, a weekly blowdry is about the same price as gym membership — and the benefits are about the same.  I feel great after a good workout and I feel great when my hair looks […] Continue reading

BDE is better than DIY

Here are my six steps to better hair care: 1. Wet is sometimes best As soon as you get out of the shower, pat — don’t rub — your hair. Consider a leave-in conditioner. 2. Treat your hair gently Think of damaged hair like cashmere — you wouldn’t just toss […] Continue reading

High Humidity + High Temperature = High FRIZZ

Perhaps I am late to my own party but summer hair care is different. High humidity and high temperatures equal high FRIZZ. So, here are my tips: 1. Invest in a Brazilian BlowOut To battle humid hair and to avoid the dreaded frizz is to invest in a permanent blow-dry. […] Continue reading

Blow Dry Express Has Best Loyalty Scheme in UK – HairMiles

I am excited to re-brand my loyalty scheme!!! My my loyalty scheme is the best kept secret among UK salon users and I am trying to figure out why. I am frustrated that my loyalty scheme is so unknown. I offer a FREE blow dry after about 10 visits (depending […] Continue reading

The Best Blow Dry in London & The Best Blow Dry Value in London

I am trying an experiment — a RADICAL change in my blow dry prices. Some of my clients are very price conscience and some are very time conscience. I do not have enough availability on Thursday or Friday for everyone and I have turned away sooooo many women recently. Also, […] Continue reading

Race Week & Wedding Hair

I am super excited for Race Week at Ascot — Like No Where Else — in June and I have two weddings this summer.   I love to wear hats and these events are perfect.  When wearing a hat, I follow three hat rules. Hat Hair Rule 1 I match my […] Continue reading

My Easter To-Do List

I love Easter. I can never get enough of Easter stuff from chocolates to jelly beans. Easter is not a natural tie-in for Blow Dry Express but I loveeeeeee Easter…Here are my favourite Easter activities: 1. Hunting for new Chocolate I love to find a new source of chocolates and […] Continue reading

Size Matters

Many women exhaust themselves trying to increase the volume in their hair at home. I have some tips if volume is what you seek! There are two alternatives to get bigger hair: Give yourself a good foundation of volume — using a round brush or velcro rollers; or Visit Blow […] Continue reading

Blow Dry Express is Not Your Mother’s Hairdresser

Finding ‘The One’ Many women are totally, absolutely loyal to their hairdresser. Your hair is the ultimate image to express yourself.   So, how do you find ‘The One’ – the hairdresser who gets you. Feel the Magic at Blow Dry Express Your hairstyle can make your dreams come to life. […] Continue reading

Mothering Sunday Hair Care — FREE blow dry for Mum on Saturdays

The Best Mother’s Day Gift is Time Together Never mess with Mum’s hair.  Almost all mums take pride in their gentle curls, the smoothness of the hair, and the radiant shine. You know how much your mum loves her hair. She has tried all the latest hair treatments that claim […] Continue reading

Brazilian Blowouts

Brazilian Blowouts – What Every Woman Should Know Before Getting Your First BB Treatment Brazilian Blowout is an awesome smoothing treatment to straighten hair without damaging the hair. It bonds the protein to the outer layer of the hair to smooth, protect, soften and relax the hair.  Women who have […] Continue reading

Why Come to a Blow Dry Bar…

…because you can get the hair style you aspire to with the right haircut and perfect product. I cannot make your hair grow thicker but I can texture your hair to make it feel thicker. Some hairstylists may be lazy but the key to success is an open line of […] Continue reading

More Magic Comes to Canary Wharf

After months of preparation, I am opening another salon. I have never worked in Canary Wharf or Canada Water and I am soooooo excited. The salon is located at the base of the ‘down-escalator’ at the main (west) entrance to the Canary Wharf tube station. It is like the perfect […] Continue reading

Pop-up at Primark store.

Pioneering a new way to engage with customers, Blow Dry Express were running a pop-up bar at Primark’s Oxford street store between 6th-14th of February. Situated in a perfect spot near make-up and beauty counter, Blow Dry Express girls sported an inviting atmosphere, putting together stylish up do’s and pulling […] Continue reading

Test Drive a Dyson Supersonic

The Dyson Supersonic is amazing. This blow dryer is so light but so powerful it literally blew me away (I could not resist that pun, sorry). The Dyson Supersonic allows me to style hair easier and faster.   Blow Dry Express is expert at fast, professional hairstyling. I have never driven […] Continue reading

SJ The Interview

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Searching For Richard Branson

I am so excited because the Blow Dry Express team just had a super POP UP salon at Euston Station last Friday. BDE organised blow dries for first class customers of Virgin Trains and did blow dries for almost twenty women as they waited to catch their Virgin Trains. No […] Continue reading