12 Sep 2017
The Art Of Ageing: Hair Care

The Art Of Ageing: Hair Care

Ageing means a re-think of our hair.

Let’s start with the colour.

The colour situation is an obvious one and we are either in the going grey or keeping colour camps.

You know my position on that.

I do waiver from time to time and I will admit the grey is confronting at times.

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4 Sep 2017
“If At First You Don’t Succeed, Apply More Lipstick”

“If At First You Don’t Succeed, Apply More Lipstick”

Apply more lipstick? Absolutely, Always and Forever.

Lipstick is the best feel-good there is. I am never entirely sure why a small tube filled with colour can delight in so many ways. It does.

Lipstick is one of the best aids I know for a broken heart, a bad mood or even sadness. Okay, even lipstick can’t cure a broken heart but it sure can make us feel better for a mini-moment.

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11 Aug 2017
Bronze, Bronzed And Bronzer: The How To

Bronze, Bronzed And Bronzer: The How To

Bronzer and I have a love/hate relationship.

It’s 50/50 whether we can make it out together.


Sometimes a dab or two of ‘sun kissed magic’ can do wonders and at other times, I can look as if I have had a mud bath. It’s a tough product to apply but when worn well, it is genius.


I don’t want the sun on my face, but I do if you see what I mean.

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9 Jul 2017
Scents Of The Summer: Lemon And Orange Blossom

Scents Of The Summer: Lemon And Orange Blossom

 

What scent will You Wear this summer?

I am inspired by Italy, the citrus side of life is heavenly here and so spritzing with an orange blossom scent, or notes of wild mint and lemon seems about right.

 

Fragrance is something so unique and we each have our special loves. For me, it marks a special occasion, a season or a frame of mind.

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27 Jun 2017
Ten Simple Beauty Tricks That Really Work

Ten Simple Beauty Tricks That Really Work

SOMETIMES BEAUTY IS ALL ABOUT THE SMALL AND NOT SO OBVIOUS.

There are many brilliant products and new treatments that are created to make us even more fabulous. Many of them work their miracles, but there are times when I revert to my old fashioned ways.


My mother gave me many tips and other little secrets I have learned along the way.


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Here are my ten best I never fail to fall back on.

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8 Jun 2017
A Touch of Rosebud Blush: Skin Illuminator

A Touch of Rosebud Blush: Skin Illuminator

A young Brigitte Bardot was the very definition of sun kissed.

The smile, the rosebud cheeks, the freckles and the luscious long blonde locks only added to her allure not to mention her killer figure.

She was the poster girl for summer and all the natural beauty it entails.

The most important beauty secrets are simple. A smile backed up with large doses of confidence and a big portion of happy are truly the start and finish to feeling beautiful.

For without the self-confidence, the laughter and a joyous nature, all the tricks of the beauty trade won’t help us one little bit.

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