Who Doesn’t Want Better Skin?

who doesnt want better skin

Sponsored by Nuffnang and Maybelline I’ve been asked to try out the new Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin Foundation (rrp$21.95) and Concealer ($14.95). It’s a new formula that is enriched with ACTYLE C, which is a vitamin derivative that helps the skin look fresh, healthy and radiant, promotes skin regeneration and starts to even discolouration in […]

How to Keep Blonde Hair From Going Brassy

With another cool blonde Karen who writes for www.UneFemme.net

I was asked the other day how I manage to keep my new blonde hair from going warm and brassy (never a good thing when you have cool colouring like I do).  So here are a few tips I’ve picked up from my hairdresser Karleigh at Anthony Nitson Hair who is a colour specialist.   […]

Your Body is Your Paintbrush and Other Weekend Reading

Body image

Your Body is Your Paintbrush Not Your Masterpiece – I love this article and it’s a great reminder of how valuable your body is and why you should treat it well. Interested in the psychology of fashion?  Here are some interesting facts. Sal at Already Pretty discusses why caring about your appearance is part of self-care […]

My Morning Routine

Kids Morning Routine

  Sponsored by Nuffnang What does your morning routine look like? Mine goes something like this: Wake Up – around 7am Get Up – and have a shower Dress Up – in something that makes me feel great Make Up – it takes no more than 5 minutes Pretty Up – hair is 3 minutes […]

Y is for You

your style manifesto

You are beautiful and unique. Your body architecture is yours alone.  You are not one of 5 or even 10 body shapes and that is all you need to know.  You are much more than that. Your body architecture is a combination of silhouette, proportions, scale, texture, sheen, somatype, colouring, defining features and most importantly, your […]

Best Hairstyles for Your Face Shape – Oval

Oval face hairstyles (500x304)

An oval face shape has a length that is 1.5 x the width.  The forehead and jaw are of similar width, the widest point of the face being the cheek bones.  The jaw and forehead are gently curved in shape.   Hairstyles that Flatter an Oval Face Shape Your first consideration is your hair texture […]

Best Hairstyles for Your Face Shape – Pear/Triangle/Teardrop

Triangle shape face (500x305)

A Pear/Triangle/Teardrop face shape has a broader jaw than forehead.  So your aim is to soften your jaw, make it appear a little narrower, whilst balancing your jaw to forehead.   It’s a bit like a heart shape face flipped upside down. Hairstyles that Flatter a Pear/Triangle/Teardrop Shaped Face Layers around your face work really […]

How to Find a Flattering Hairstyle

The best hairstyle for you is not just about face shape (though it does come into the equation and you can read about different face shapes and which styles they suit here on my blog. But have you considered your hair texture and body and how they influence the style you choose? Watch this short […]

Best Hairstyles for Your Face Shape – Heart Shape

Heart shape face hairstyles (500x347)

A heart shape face is broader at the forehead (that’s the broadest point of it) and narrow and pointed at the chin (a longer chin rather than the shorter squarer jaw shape of the rectangle or square).  It may or may not have a widow’s peak, and can also be called an inverted triangle. Some […]

How to Care for Your Clothes

Hi Imogen, I love your blog and have found soooo much helpful information on it! I have a rather practical but important question: How do you keep your clothes so tidy, pressed and new looking? Everything I launder comes out faded, wrinkled and sloppy looking. Unless I iron it, which, let’s face it, isn’t going […]