They say ‘shimmering bob’; we say ‘helmet head’. Whatever your take on Dior’s Autumn/Winter 09 catwalk hair do’s, it’s going to take some bottle to cover your hair in old fashioned kirby grips without looking like a style catastrophe. As ever, runway looks rarely translate in their entirity to the high street, so we suggest that you leave this one well alone; instead, opt for sleek and shimmering hair that doesn’t look like you left the hairdressers half way through.

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