Sunday, 22 April 2012

When Hair Clips Break

Our Hair Clips Are Awesome, But They Can Still Break

Today Melissa snaps a selection of hair clips for your viewing pleasure to demonstrate how and why even a great quality hair clip might break.


Hair Clips Broken In This Video

Tortoiseshell Classic Long Barrette

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Hair Sticks Perfect For Summer Styles

Special Preview: Get all 10 Sticks for Only £25

Hair Sticks!

We just received a shipment of brand new French hair sticks, literally in a rainbow of bright pearly colours that I think you'll love.

I've been playing all morning, mixing and matching colours ... so basically having a fun few hours!

We're doing a special preview for you today, where you can get all 10 of these guys (8 bright colours plus Black and Tortoiseshell) for just £25.

(Or, if you just want one or a few, you can order those too at 1 for £4.00 or 3 for £9.00)

Click here to go straight to our "Out Of The Box Preview" Event!

Never Used A Hair Stick Before?

If you've not used a hair stick before and you're not sure what to do, no problem.

Hair sticks are brilliant for fast, good-looking updos. Once you learn the right technique for your hair, I promise you, you will become a complete addict and want to wear your hair this way all the time.

Click for this little "how to" video I made for you ...


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Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Authentic is Cool

Why Buy Hair Clips That Are "Made In France"?

Authentic is cool.
Ma Lingjuan, Olympic Gold Medalist and Kung Fu Master
I ordered some new shoes off the interweb last week and ... oooooohhhh ... goody ... they arrived!

These are no ordinary shoes.

These are Shaolin Temple Monk shoes, you know, of the kung fu masters variety.

That right. I can now do kung fu like a Shaolin monk, make no mistake.

Because I've got the shoes from actual China.

Who needs 14 years rigorous training?

Why Children Get On Your Nerves

With great excitement, I modelled my amazing new footwear to the children that evening, repeating that these were the real McCoy, "from actual China."

Middle daughter, with an ironic sideways twist to her mouth, says "I think you'll find a lot of things are made in actual China."

First daughter chimes in with irritating enthusiasm, "Yeah, I've got this television from actual China. You could watch TV like a real Shaolin monk too."

I pay them no mind.

I am still extremely pleased with my new monk shoes.

Authentic is Cool

At Stone Bridge, as you know, we specialise in French tortoiseshell hair accessories. They really are from France, crafted using traditional skills that go back to the 1800s.

Each handmade piece goes through a 10-day finishing process to give you a rich, luxurious shine.

This is expensive to do and not many people have this training.

Even today, the best fashion houses still source this sort of work from a very small number of French factories.

We also sell hair accessories from other countries, including China. We carry them because I feel they will serve a good purpose in your life.

For example, you might want a little sparkly hair clip for that hot date with your husband when he whisks you off to Prague for the weekend.

Or, you may need a great basic clip to keep your hair back while you mercilessly crush your best friend at tennis.

And then there's always that invitation from Buckingham Palace that crops up occasionally. For this event you might not want something from the High Street, but rather you'd prefer a beautifully made designer headband, created exclusively for us by one of our milliners who are on the speed dial of Hollywood stylists.

While you might in fact need more than the right shoes to be as astonishing at Wushu style kung fu as Ma Lingjuan, you don't need to be an Olympic Gold Medallist to have great looking hair.

Having a great hair cut and a truly beautiful hair clip is all you need. I guarantee it.

Visit Stone Bridge to see our collection of hair clips from actual France.

Ma Lingjuan, Busting A Move