Beauty: The healthy blow-dry and the perfect pony

GET THE LOOK: Gillian Anderson steps out for a film premiere in London teaming black lined and slightly winged eyes with glowing highlighted skin and nude pink lips.Try Rimmel London Colour Precise Eye Liner, �5.99. Isabel Infantes/PA Wire
GET THE LOOK: Gillian Anderson steps out for a film premiere in London teaming black lined and slightly winged eyes with glowing highlighted skin and nude pink lips.Try Rimmel London Colour Precise Eye Liner, �5.99. Isabel Infantes/PA Wire
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Natural essence hair brand Aveda is offering a new blow-dry, dry style and scalp check service at counter in Harvey Nichols Leeds. Stephanie Smith checks it out. Plus beauty picks of the week.

Aveda is a hair and beauty brand that has achieved far more than mere cult status, through its exploration of the art and science of pure flower and plant essences to use in its aromatic and effective products.

Behind the scenes: Aveda for Hellessy

Behind the scenes: Aveda for Hellessy

At Harvey Nichols Leeds, the Aveda hair experts are offering a new transformative blow-dry service, where customers can have their hair styled, perhaps for a night out, while also having a consultation on the state of their hair and scalp.

It is advisable to book beforehand and then come in with hair freshly washed, but the staff might be able to accommodate walk-in customers too, depending on how busy they are.

An Aveda hair expert will then dampen down the hair and can blow dry or dry style, so it’s perfect for any time of evening event you might have. It costs £25, which is redeemable against product.

Also available are hair fixes, which are free of charge, where staff demonstrate how to use a variety of products on customers, and also offer the Healthy Scalp Check Up, which uses a camera that magnifies up to 60 times, allowing them to make recommendations for your hair care. You can even have a head massage while you’re there, also free of charge.

Hand engraving on Dior fragrance
A lovely idea for Mothers Day, Dior at Harvey Nichols Leeds is offering free hand engraving when you buy any Dior fragrance. The engraver will be on counter March 17-18 and March 24-26 from 2-6pm.  Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming eau de parfum costs from �49.50 and is a melange of roses, berries and peony. On the Dior counter at Harvey Nichols.

Hand engraving on Dior fragrance A lovely idea for Mothers Day, Dior at Harvey Nichols Leeds is offering free hand engraving when you buy any Dior fragrance. The engraver will be on counter March 17-18 and March 24-26 from 2-6pm. Miss Dior Absolutely Blooming eau de parfum costs from �49.50 and is a melange of roses, berries and peony. On the Dior counter at Harvey Nichols.

Meanwhile, Aveda has also been busy on the international catwalks, where teams have been creating directional runway looks using natural techniques and products.

At the Hellessy show in New York, a key look was the Put Together Pony, created by Aveda artist Tippi Shorter.

First spray with Aveda Shampure Dry Shampoo, which has 25 pure flowers and plant essences, including organic lavender, petitgrain and ylang ylang, to absorb oil and achieve a soft style that swings.

Sweep the hair back to the nape into a low ponytail and secure with an elastic band. Take a small piece of hair from underneath the ponytail and wrap around the elastic, then pin in place underneath, to conceal the elastic band and create a polished look. Finish with Aveda Air Control Light Hold Hairspray.

A pampering treat for Mother's Day this Sanctuary Spa With Love gift box contains a candle, diffuser, body scrub, bath float, body wash, hand cream, body was and body lotion. All for �22 at Boots, while stockst last.

A pampering treat for Mother's Day this Sanctuary Spa With Love gift box contains a candle, diffuser, body scrub, bath float, body wash, hand cream, body was and body lotion. All for �22 at Boots, while stockst last.

L'Oreal Color Riche Limited Edition Lipsticks
Launching this week and with Mother's Day in mind, LOreal Color Riche lipstick comes in three beautifully wearable shades, each with its own especially created printed cartridge. Choose from Nude (dotty print),  Berry Blush (kiss print) and Rose Tendre (heart print). They cost just �5 each and are exclusive to Asda.

L'Oreal Color Riche Limited Edition Lipsticks Launching this week and with Mother's Day in mind, LOreal Color Riche lipstick comes in three beautifully wearable shades, each with its own especially created printed cartridge. Choose from Nude (dotty print), Berry Blush (kiss print) and Rose Tendre (heart print). They cost just �5 each and are exclusive to Asda.

Liz Earle Superskin Superlip Balm
Launching next months, this is a new lip plumpring and conditioning balm which uses argan oil, pomegranate seed oil, winged sea kelp and dragon's blood extract (derived from the dargon's blood tree) to soften and replenish lips to create the perfect pout, used alone or under or on top of your lipstick or crayon. It costs �16, at Liz Earle, John Lewis and Boots.

Liz Earle Superskin Superlip Balm Launching next months, this is a new lip plumpring and conditioning balm which uses argan oil, pomegranate seed oil, winged sea kelp and dragon's blood extract (derived from the dargon's blood tree) to soften and replenish lips to create the perfect pout, used alone or under or on top of your lipstick or crayon. It costs �16, at Liz Earle, John Lewis and Boots.

Continental quilting: Quilting is the must-have statement take for AW17 cosy dressing, as massive puffa coats provide daring takes on outerwear. Some come in wallpaper prints, some in satins in vibrant mustard and jewel brights, and Stella McCartney teamed a muddy green oversized quilted coat with tweeds and a silk headscarf, like a blown-up version of the Queen. Oversize quilting in bright yellow by Rihanna as part of Fenty's AW17 ready-to-wear collection seen in Pari. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

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