21 May 2014
A Moment On The Lips A Lifetime On The Hips

A Moment On The Lips A Lifetime On The Hips

A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips. Isn’t that the most awful sentence. I loathe it.   I remember once a very beautiful (and slim) woman quoting that to me as I was about to bite into a delicious cream laden pastry. I decided I didn’t really like her all that much… and

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19 Apr 2013
Neroli Portofino

Neroli Portofino

I am in the mood for floral… flowers and fragrance… the gentle, the calm… the soothing. The world has not been a comforting place these past few days… terror, sadness, heartache and destruction. Fragrance won’t ever change the world… but it can brighten a mood… lift the spirits and offer an escape… albeit brief. The

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3 Feb 2013
Primer: Do you?

Primer: Do you?

Do you wear primer under your make-up?   The base before the base… I am told that all the celebrities do. I have never really bothered about it… some would be shaking their heads already… I understand that… It’s just that I’m not a heavy foundation wearer… less is more and all that… Except that

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23 Feb 2012
Winter Plays Havoc On My Skin

Winter Plays Havoc On My Skin

  For me it’s that time of year again… It’s that time of year when I suddenly look in the mirror and feel drab. The winter with all it’s glorious coats and scarves has lost charm… in a big way…  My boots feel scuffed and my hats no longer look cute… I am bored with

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12 Dec 2011
Beauty ‘Must Haves’ For Holiday Survival

Beauty ‘Must Haves’ For Holiday Survival

  The festive season is a little like a marathon… a start full of fire and purpose… but without a modicum of pace, the race slows and we loose our puff. I have never been about pacing myself… I know I should… but it’s never happened so far, so it is unlikely to now. The

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