Not Going Grey Gracefully Part 4

Blonde

So it’s now been over 2 months since I started my process of going lighter and I’ve had a second root touch up and tint with my hairdresser – Karleigh at Anthony Nitson Hair in Doncaster (Melbourne). As you can see, I’ve gone lighter again, this time my lowlights are an 8.1 (ash based blonde), […]

Turning Women Into Cover Models and Their Reactions

Here is a great short video about how real women who think they want to look like cover models really feel when they have the experience.

Not Going Grey Gracefully – Part 3

new hair

Since I’ve been blonde now for all of the better part of 3 weeks. Here are a few of the things I’ve noticed about how my new hair colour is changing the way I dress. My Makeup My lipstick is getting lighter.  I’ve found when I put on my darker lip or really bright lip […]

Finding the Right Texture and Sheen for Your Skin

Me - I need sheen and shine - see how shiny my face is and that's only an hour after powdering up!

Have you ever thought about the texture or sheen of the fabrics you wear? The jewellery you choose? The makeup that suits. Did you know that some textures will look more harmonious on you and others less so? In this short video, Jill Chivers of Shop Your Wardrobe and I discuss how to choose the […]

How Your Colouring Changes as You Age

Imogen, can you please do a post on this, how one’s colouring might change as we age? It doesn’t happen overnight, does it, so how quickly does it happen? I’d also be interested in whether there is a neutral, ie neither warm, neither cool colouring? And whether some people are only a little warm (what […]

Not Going Grey Gracefully Part 2

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  Today I spent the day at the hairdressers, moving my now warm orange/brown/blonde hair to a cooler ash/pearl blonde (See Not Going Grey Gracefully Part 1 if you missed the first part of my hair colour change journey). Firstly my hair was stripped of the remaining colour and we managed to remove more of […]

Not Going Grey Gracefully – Part 1

Still got it all wrapped up for safe keeping

I’ve been going grey since I was 15 – in fact I carefully packaged up my hair and have kept it for 20 years now. By the age of 22 I remember trying to count the number of grey hairs in my fringe (bangs) and lost count there were so many. That was the point […]

Red Lipstick – How to Make it Work for You

how to choose a red lipstick by imogenl featuring lips makeup   Red Lipstick can look stunning, but it does come with a few trickier aspects such as bleeding and getting the colour right for you skin tone.  It’s more noticeable than many other colours, so when it’s wrong it creates a mouth focus and […]

Toe Nail Fun

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Yesterday and today I’ve been stuck in bed with a case of gastro (not fun), but as I’m now on the mend and slightly bored, I thought it was time to paint my toenails (it’s summer here so they are on display a lot). My lovely daughter wanted me to do hers at the same […]

Remember, You are Beautiful

Love this video – it’s a great reminder that you don’t have any flaws and that you are beautiful.