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Spring clean in winter

Spring clean your look with smart multi-taskers    Whilst most of us want to look our best as much as possible, increasingly we also need to get our glam on as quickly as possible. Busy lifestyles and a growing number of responsibilities and roles have resulted in women relentlessly searching for smart products that help them cut down on time, without losing face.    cast your eyes back to summer fresh, healthy, glowing bronzed skin is most definitely a bonus. But how can you recreate this look in the cold and with tired old products? In the spirit of New Year, it’s all about breaking old habits and trying something different to reveal the new you…   Spring cleaning your make-up bag...

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Iman Love

<a href="https://www.bloglovin.com/blog/19178519/?claim=427m6xyyt6p">Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> Yves Saint Laurent once described Iman as “the dream woman” and we would have to agree. It is hard to believe Iman turned 60 this year, she looks as beautiful today as she did when she began her modelling career in the 1970’s. Whether it be a high fashion image or a paparazzi shot, Iman appears to be in complete control of her look. Her beautiful and flawless skin is often on full show. Her deep smokey eyes draw you into her face and the neutral peach lip gloss brings out the rich silky colour of her skin and hair. Stunning. The colour of Iman's blouse is spot on. The rich blue with the...

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Save your summer parched skin

We all love a good holiday – a chance to relax, unwind and take in a welcome change of scenery. But a hard-earned break from work and the daily stresses of life can put a massive strain on skin, which is highly sensitive to temperature hikes; lack of hydration (thanks, long flights!) and a new routine, especially if you jetted off to a different time zone. So, whilst you envisage basking in a beautiful post-holiday glow on your return, often the reality involves pimples, dry patches and stubborn redness, writes Lynette Page. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to rescue parched summer skin and reclaim your ‘golden goddess’ status in a jiffy. In fact, it’s as easy...

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It's all about that base

Hands up who’s wearing the right foundation. Okay… now hands up who’s not sure. Matching foundation colour and texture perfectly is something so many women struggle with – and it’s not difficult to see why, writes Lynette Page There are so many products out there, all with different finishes and features. Choosing the foundation that’s right for you is rarely the focus of make-up tutorials that promise to deliver that ‘flawless’ look. The emphasis is often on the way you apply – but whilst technique is important, it’s what you apply that matters most. Many simply settle for whatever works, but whilst we’re busy buying that new palette, indulging in those expensive brushes or trying out the newest contouring technique...

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Understanding the Needs of Menopausal Skin & Reviving One’s Youthfulness

Understanding the Needs of Menopausal Skin & Reviving One’s Youthfulness Menopause is widely considered a dreadful and fearful stage of a woman’s life that makes her compelled to feel old and as they say, ‘past her prime’. It is a horrid feeling that most women struggle with in their late 40s and early 50s. Their bodies start undergoing unexplainable and bizarre changes. Not only do they experience physical symptoms of this change, but it also effects their emotional health. Hot flushes, lack of sleep, and erratic menstrual cycles are just one of the few symptoms that lead them to believe they are no longer youthful and as radiant as they once used to be. As a woman lives through her...

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