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  • Hair resolutions for 2018: dos and don’ts Posted by on January 24th, 2018

    When it comes to New Year’s resolutions we often choose to focus on doing more exercise or eating
    healthier, and it can be easy to forget the basics like looking after our hair. Here are four important
    hair care resolutions that you should make in 2018 – these will help keep your hair in tip top
    condition all year long.

    DON’T Forget to take care of your hair

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  • Hair brushes: types and uses Posted by on November 15th, 2017

    Styling your hair and keeping it in check is a daily job, and in order to make the most of your locks you need to have the right brush for the task at hand. Whether it’s detangling, styling a sleek look, or creating curls whilst blow-drying, different brushes and combs are best suited to different jobs. Let’s take a look at some of these hairbrushes and what they are best suited to.

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  • Autumn hair care tips Posted by on October 6th, 2017


    So the Summer has finally gone and the leaves are starting to change colour. When Autumn begins we think about lots of things: new plans and opportunities, excitement about winter holidays or Christmas. What we’re not often thinking about is our hair care. This might seem like a small consideration with everything else going on in October, but Autumn

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  • Christoforos Kotentos Exclusive Fashion Showcase Posted by on June 9th, 2016 photo-by-Linda-Scuiz

    Christoforos Kotentos Exclusive Fashion Showcase photo-by-Linda-Scuiz

    LOCATION: Molton House, London

    Cisco’s Karma worked on a showcase for top Greek couture fashion designer Christoforos Kotentos ( on his Summer 2010 collection theme and new collection of dresses.

    The party extended to all four floors of Mayfair’s members club Molton House while numerous fashion photographers conducted live shoots throughout the evening. 

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  • Brighton Marina Photoshoot Posted by on May 20th, 2016

    Location: Unbelievably! Brighton Marina & Brighton Coast

    devina-3052to see more from this shoot.

    April 2011

    The shoot with Alex Martinez from Ciscos Karma, model Devina, photographer Moritz Stragholtz of Mo-St Photography and make-up artist Zena McCarthy was initially set on the beautiful Brighton coast.  However, it became apparent that the sheer number of people out and about made it hard to get any

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  • Miss Pole Dance UK Posted by on February 6th, 2016

    Location:  Concorde 2 Brighton

    Returning to Brighton for the 3rd time Miss Pole Dance UK was held at the Concorde 2 on Brighton Seafront 25th June 2011.  Hosted by Pole passion the lucky boys Alex Martinez and Alex G were on hand to style the hair for the lovely ladies competing to become the new Miss Pole Dance UK.

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  • Unique Brighton Fashion Show Posted by on September 17th, 2015 Make up

    Make By Zina Mc carthy

    Fashion show Brighton

    Hair by ciscos Karma

    LOCATION:       Thistle Hotel Brighton, Saturday 9th April 2011

    As part of the Brighton & Hove Festival of Shopping The Unique Brighton Fashion Show showcases

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  • Citroen Advert Posted by on June 4th, 2015

    Location: Brighton Seafront

    In a promotional shoot for Citroen, one of the sponsors for the Brighton  Fringe Festival, Cisco’s Karma was on hand to style the models on Brighton Seafront.  The challenge for the day was the weather where all our hard work in the salon was totally blown away by the gale force winds…

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  • Miss Great Britain – Miss Central London heat Posted by on May 22nd, 2015

    TITLE: Miss Great Britain

    Miss Great Britain – Miss Central London heat

    Location: Maya nightclub, London

    Held on Thursday 15th of April 2010 at Maya London the competition was judged by OK magazine columnist Nikki Grahame, former Miss Great Britain  Brooke Johnstone, ITV’s stylist John Scott, fashion presenter Julian Bennett, Big Brother star Rex Newmark, and Jo Emma Larvin, former girlfriend of world champion boxer Joe Cazalghe.

    Alex Martinez and Li Kiang from

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  • 10 WAY TO MAKE YOUR VARNISH LAST LONGER Posted by on May 13th, 2015

    1. Make sure your nail bed is completely clean – We’re talking free from all oil and cream. Varnish will adhere better to a dry, clean nail.
    2. Always use a base coat – This will even-out the nail bed ready for painting and also help protect the nail against staining. You can save pennies by buying OPI’s “start to finish” as it ca be used a base coast as well as a top coat.
    3. Apply your

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