8 Sep 2016
The Finishing Touch: Ready, Set And Puff

The Finishing Touch: Ready, Set And Puff

There is a finishing touch I can’t do without.

Can you guess? It’s powder.

I need a puff to not only feel made-up and ready to go but also to maintain my make-up during the day and evening.

Powder in the most part is essential but finding the right one can be downright hazardous.

Powder can be perilous.

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22 Aug 2016
Raspberry: With A “P”

Raspberry: With A “P”

Raspberry, with a “p”.

I have always found raspberry to be one of those very lovely words.

Albeit a word with a strange spelling.

What is the “p” all about?
There is nothing “rasping” about raspberry.  

Raspberry denotes everything luscious and delicious.
A word to conjure up goodness and pleasure in every which way. Whether raspberry is a taste, a touch or a vision, all in all raspberry is one potent word.

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6 Aug 2016
Robin Wright: Another Beautiful Face

Robin Wright: Another Beautiful Face

Robin Right is another beautiful and very striking face.

If nothing else I would watch House of Cards to observe her wardrobe and style signature. I’m not sure how she feels about it, but Robin Wright has so totally assumed the role of Claire Underwood it is hard to imagine her in any other role.


I admire her very sophisticated look in the show and her wardrobe is so totally in character; her personal stylist, Kemal Harris has exquisite taste and understands well the definition of “power dressing”.

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22 Jul 2016
Stella Tennant: Another Beautiful Face

Stella Tennant: Another Beautiful Face


Stella Tennant, what a beautiful face.

She is strikingly beautiful with strong features; her slight masculine but superbly feminine look means she has the ability to model just about anything.

Stella Tennant looks very much the Brit and is oftentimes very eccentric in her work; she is one to watch and admire.

Close to 50, she is still gracing the runway and working many beautiful campaigns.

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12 Jul 2016
Leonor Greyl: In Her Routine

Leonor Greyl: In Her Routine

Hair care is very much in her routine.

Mine at least.

Since changing my hair colour and letting nature take it’s course (I never thought I would be that girl) I am far more aware of how it looks.

I tortured my hair forever, have tried most shades and loved a visit to the hairdresser more than anything; a colour and cut was a favourite pastime.

With the amount of stress I have given my hair it’s surprising I have any left.


Now my focus is on the shade of grey and the condition.

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5 Jul 2016
Beauty Drama At the Airport

Beauty Drama At the Airport

How could there possibly be a beauty drama at the airport?

Well, I had one.


So it was definitely not life altering or life threatening and a very tiny drama in the scheme of life but it could have ended badly; I might have been a very unhappy traveller.


Let’s back up a bit.

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25 Jun 2016
Barbra Streisand: Another Beautiful Face

Barbra Streisand: Another Beautiful Face

Barbara Streisand is another beautiful face.

I am a long time admirer of this fabulous looking woman. She is talented, super successful and I believe a woman who has aged incredibly well. Streisand has managed to retain her own signature style forever.

Ever since Funny Girl, Hello Dolly and What’s Up Doc not to mention The Way We Were (that must be the all time best chick flick ever) I have watched her movies. I realise it is her singing voice, her enormous talent with the vocals where Barbra Streisand’s fame lies, but I enjoy her movies. Two of my favourites, the less well known Prince of Tides and The Mirror Has Two Faces are worth a watch if you have not already seen them.

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19 Jun 2016
Legendary Lashes

Legendary Lashes


Legendary lashes?

I had them last year for a short time but they were extensions.

Have you tried extended lashes?

I loved them. The lashes worked for me for some months; they looked natural and I could wake up each morning and do my eye make-up in seconds.

A quick flick with the pencil and they were done.

They lasted for nearly two months before looking patchy and then a lash refill gave me another month.

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13 Jun 2016
The Queen, Her Majesty Elizabeth II: Another Beautiful Face

The Queen, Her Majesty Elizabeth II: Another Beautiful Face

The Queen of England, her Majesty Elizabeth II has been celebrating her birthday all weekend and the country too.

London has been in full patriotic swing, despite the intermittent storms.

I declare my hand up front; I am a huge fan of the Queen and always have been.

The Queen turned 90 in April and if there is ever an inspiration for older women it is she.

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