My new hair cut by GMTV hairdresser


Hi there!

Thanks to all you generous viewers you've texted in to say how much you like my new hair do! I decided to have it coloured to near the shade it was when I was a teenager – much darker than of late – and it looks much glossier and healthy, so I'm happy.

My new hairdresser is Richard Ward, who is the resident GMTV hairdresser and has his salon just up the road from QVC. Mario did the colour and Richard cut it for me, but he refused to cut much off. I've always tended to keep it short – it's easier to do early morning when I'm rushing to get ready for the Morning Show, and I like it choppy and spikey. But Richard has persuaded me to try growing it, for a completely different look that will evolve over the next few months. I

'm not sure it will work for me, but I'm willing to try. I've given him till March, and he's agreed that if I don't like it then, he'll cut it all off for me!! Watch this space!

Kathy x


  1. Liz Field April 9, 2009 at 2:00 pm -  Reply

    Hi Kathy, saw you on t.v. yesterday and thought how great your hair looked. Do keep it longer, it makes you look 10 years younger and looks much more trendy.You looked lovely in your blue jacket. The combination of the new hair do and the smart clothes made you look very slim and elegant. Love Liz.

  2. Susanna April 13, 2009 at 12:12 pm -  Reply

    Hi Kathy,
    Your new hair looks lovely. I think growing your alittle longer would look great….a chance to wear your hair up this summer with the lovely AB hair clips from QVC like kirks folly.
    I dye my hair with a home dye kit, I don’t like doing it. I had a nightmare last time I accidently dropped some dye in my dogs eye. I quickly washed it out with some luke warm water….thank goodness he is is ok now. I sooo wish QVC would sell hair dye especially a none chemical dye as they are so hard to find.
    Love reading your blogs
    Take care
    Love Susanna x

  3. kathy tayler April 15, 2009 at 3:51 pm -  Reply

    Hi Liz
    Thanks so much. I’ve been sticking with the ‘grow-out’ situation for a while and think I’m just getting through it. And the jacket is new – I just loved the colour. Glad you do too!
    Kathy x

  4. kathy tayler April 15, 2009 at 3:53 pm -  Reply

    Hi Susanna. Your poor dog – I’m relieved he’s ok now. Were you trying to dye him as well?!! I’ll talk to our beauty buyers about whether we could consider bringing you natural hair dye. We used to do some colouring shampoos from Aveda but they’re not with us any more. Good idea though – thanks!
    Kathy x

  5. Susanna April 18, 2009 at 4:58 pm -  Reply

    Hi Kathy,
    Thanks for replying it has made my day!! It would be great if QVC did sell a none chemical hair dye. They sell so many lovely botanical skin products which are lovely but we end up putting harsh chemicals on our scalps like hydrogen peroxide.
    Love Susanna x

  6. Dawn Fields April 18, 2009 at 6:32 pm -  Reply

    Hi Kathy, stick to it and try the new style that Richard Ward wants. You look ten years younger already!I think I may have to make an appointment with him myself!You look great.

  7. Evelyn Sinclair May 6, 2009 at 9:46 pm -  Reply

    I knew there was something different about you but I was not sure what. Yes the hair is much more youthful on you.You have such a pretty face and this style is much softer. Keep it up and dont go back to the old style you are stunning like this. Evelyn

  8. Sherry Salt June 7, 2009 at 12:18 am -  Reply

    Hi Kathy , I remember you years ago when you hade long hair, you look just as nice today as you did on the Gk tonight show in Melbourne, you are one of my favorite people at qvc, good job you are doing, best wishes from S. Salt.

  9. mq January 8, 2010 at 5:18 am -  Reply

    i saw u at decleor session and called u to one side
    and tell u how georgous u look, sexy, different, slimmer,
    how different u look, u said it was your hair, i said u look younger,beautiful and so on, and u said it must be
    gatineau and so on, i said well continue using it as
    every time i see u on the show, u look so beautiful, then
    u said it could be my anniversary is tomorrow, what ever
    it is girl, continue doing it, u looking gooddddddddd

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