When is it Too Much?

Iris Apfel quote

Being a “young”, older woman, I am very interested in this age group. I would love to see this covered in great detail, maybe as regards to makeup , clothing and jewellery. e.g. When is it “too much”? I do LOVE to wear bling, but, when is it OVERDONE? I hope you enjoy your posts […]

How to Give Yourself a Face Lift with Colour

Face lift with colour

  Sometime ago I created a video that shows you how to get rid of your double chins.  Last week during our colour analysis training I was showing our students how black creates shadows around the jaw and creates a double chin and they were amazed at what a difference the colour made to the […]

Not Aging, Evolving

A green two-way street sign pointing to the Past and Future

Aging most commonly is seen as  negative and gets a really bad rap.  We usually don’t see aging as a positive word, yet so many great things come with age. I love that as an adult I get to make so many choices about how I live my life.    Aging has given me more […]

Exercises to Improve Your Life

Today you can find some easy exercises to help you fix all those niggly little problems, like the hunch you get from sitting at your computer way too much and that horrid lower back pain. I’ve contributed a short video too about another niggly problem that many women experience and how I manage it. Check […]

How to Dress Youthfully But Not Too Young

In this video I answer a common question about how to dress modern and youthfully but without being mutton dressed as lamb.

Losing Weight and Gaining Health

Weight loss

Some of you have started to notice and comment that I’ve lost weight. It’s interesting that nobody noticed the difference in my appearance until I’d shed around 10kg (22lb). Last October I realised that my weight had been creeping up for 3 years, and given my middle age, being the weight I was when I […]

Understanding Colour – Tints, Tones and Shades

colour properties

Would love it if you could show us some samples of color that you describe in this comment…”Plus, once you’ve gone through the grey stage to the all white stage – you can start to brighten slightly again (though not the really bright colours, usually those with a high tint (lots of white added)” What […]

Understanding Undertone and Ageing – Warm to Cool

warm to cool

Yesterday I wrote about how fast your colouring changes as you age. In the the question, I was also asked if you can have a neutral undertone – one that is neither warm nor cool. In my decade of doing image consulting and having draped countless people, I’ve never seen someone who is purely neutral. […]

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

not going grey gracefully 2

  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 […]