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Enhance Your Natural Beauty

Enhance Your Natural Beauty

  When I was at school a friend of mine was given a voucher for a makeup tutorial for her seventeenth birthday by her mother. My friend was not impressed at the time, however, that tutorial showed her how to properly apply makeup and years later her presentation is always of a very high standard. […]

10 Wardrobe Staples For Busy Mums

10 Wardrobe Staples For Busy Mums

Stylists and fashion icons have often put together lists of the ten must have items for women who want to make a good impression. More often than not these lists are best suited to professional women who don’t have small children to look after. So that got me thinking. What would the ten wardrobe staples […]

How To Make A Stylish Pearl Bracelet

How To Make A Stylish Pearl Bracelet

This is a very simple way to make a feminine bracelet that you can match to any outfit. You will need: 1m of 9mm or 10mm satin ribbon in your colour of choice. Pearl beads (about 9mm in diameter) Beading elastic Needle with an eye big enough to run the elastic through. What to do: […]

Fashion And Pregnancy

Fashion And Pregnancy

When we put on weight we acquire it in places relating to our body type. For instance a woman with a pear shape will put on weight around her hips and thighs first, whereas a woman with an hourglass figure will put on weight in almost mirror image around her chest and hips and a […]

Focal Points and Fashion

Focal Points and Fashion

  ‘If you’ve got it, flaunt it’ has become the inevitable catch-cry when it comes to female fashion. A big busted girl is encouraged to wear low-cut tops that accentuate this feature; a girl with slim, shapely legs is encouraged to wear mini-skirts and hot pants. Makes sense right? Certainly there are a legion of […]

Overhaul Your Wardrobe

Overhaul Your Wardrobe

  We’ve all done it – bought clothes with good intentions and then only worn them once before relegating them to the back of the wardrobe. We open our cupboards and declare we have nothing to wear despite a mountain of clothes staring us in the face. In fact recent statistics show that the average […]

What Is Your Fashion Personality?

What Is Your Fashion Personality?

  So far we’ve worked out our body type and our optimum colours, but there’s another element to our personal appearance that you’re not likely to consider; it’s personality. Yes, that’s right, evidentially style has a personality. Mary Sheehan-Warren, author of ‘It’s so you: fitting fashion to your life’ says that knowing and understanding your […]

What Is Your Colour?

What Is Your Colour?

  In order to complete this quiz you need to make sure you are not wearing any makeup – we don’t want to confuse your skin tone with foundation! You’ll need an orange and a pink scarf or shirt (you can use pieces of material or other clothing items, you just need to drape them […]

Determine Your Body Type

Determine Your Body Type

Let’s face it we all admire bodies we don’t have. Looking in the mirror we’re over critical of our appearance and chances are the real reason behind our self-criticism has to do with the fact that often we’re not dressing for our body type. Added to this is the extra scrutiny we place on ourselves […]

Homemade Facial Masks

Homemade Facial Masks

  Wouldn’t we love to kick back, relax and get a professional facial! We could from time to time I guess. They can however become quite costly and it might be tricky for busy Mums too find the time to do so. To maintain your healthy skin, you could try some basic at-home facials once […]