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 […]

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 […]

Modernise Your Style in May

Dont Avoid Fashion

Do you want to be perceived as forward thinking and able to keep up with the times and technology? One of the issues some of my older clients will mention when they’ve hit that certain age, that if their workplace is downsizing their workforce, that because they are a bit older they don’t want to be […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Choose Flattering Seasonal Makeup Colours

  How to Choose Makeup Colours by imogenl featuring NYX I’ve just been reading the latest issue of In Style magazine which has got me all het up. In the makeup feature, they list the latest fashion colours: Orange Fuchsia Violet Emerald And then proceed to tell you that everyone can wear them. Sadly, this […]

My Makeup Essentials

My makeup essentials

Eyeshadow base or primer – $25 If you’re like me and find that eyeshadow just ends up in the crease of your eyelid a few hours after you put it on, you want some eyeshadow base/primer. I no longer would even bother putting on eyeshadow without the primer first. It keeps my eyes looking fresh […]

Red Lips – Choosing the Right Shade

A myriad of different versions of Red Lips

Don’t let the thought of a bold lop colour scare you off. There are many shades of red. Reds can be soft, rusty, bright, cool and warm.  You can see in the pictures above that some reds suit me, others don’t, they make my lips the focus of my face.  The reason for this is either […]

Why is Being a Girl so Bad?

Pink doesnt make you weak

My 10 year old son had to write a speech this week titled “A Fair Go” and he so we were talking about what constituted a fair go. I was explaining to him that fairness and equality are really important and that for a long time there has been (and sadly still is) much unfairness […]