My Style My Way Leanne Babbu

My style, my way: Leanne Arthur

1 Min

Owner of Babu Hair and Beauty on Marchmont Crescent,Edinburgh 35-year-old Leanne took the plunge to open her own salon 10 years ago and has never looked back. From styling, cutting and colouring in salon to up dos on location at events, she knows the importance of good hair.

Signature style?
Changeable, I love soft bohemian style but can sometimes be into classic more tailored looks.

Favourite place to shop in Edinburgh?
I'm a sucker for a designer handbag so I love Harvey Nichols but I can also always rely on Zara to find something I like to wear.

Top hair styling tip?
Choosing the correct brush style and barrel size for your hair will make or break your blow dry. The smaller the brush the more curl and body, the larger the brush, the straighter the hair.

The hair trend you love most for AW16?
Knots are chic and effortless so play around with your lazy Sunday.

 

hairdressing / style / Leanne Arthur

The best of i-on straight to your inbox, every week

8 Mins
Whether you want an elegant French manicure, a coating of leopard print or a raver-friendly UV gel, we’ve got the lowdown on Edinburgh's best nail bars. So in no particular...
nail bars / Edinburgh / beauty
2 Mins
As director and founder of Zen Lifestyle, the multi award-winning beauty salons in Edinburgh , Fiona Fowley knows all too well about the benefits of looking and feeling good. Born...
Fiona Fowley / Edinburgh / Zen Lifestyle
1 Min
Successful entrepreneurs Michael Welch, founder of tyre specialist blackcircles.com, and Sarah Murray, owner of Jane Davidson, a designer womenswear boutique in Edinburgh , are spearheading the relaunch of fashion portal...
Atterley / Jane Davidson / Entrepreneur
2 Mins
There are certain hair styles that have the amazing ability to rekindle memories of years past. From the iconic 60s bob to the more experimental bleached crops, we’ve seen it...
charlie miller / hair / Trends
3 Mins
The brand new Bobbi Brown store on Edinburgh ’s George Street opened in the most spectacular style. Beauty fans and avid bloggers were treated to makeovers from the experts, getting hands-on with their latest collections and bestselling cosmetics. Fizz was flowing, tunes were spun by Lauren Andrews on the decks, and the beauty lovers left armed with goody bags.
Bobbi Brown / beauty / cosmetics