You always want what you haven’t got

I sat writing this blog post in the hairdressers since it seemed very apt given the links I wanted to share with you.

Two articles with very different views on the size of your bust: wishing you didn’t have quite so much, or wanting to have more so you can show it off: [Read more…]

Embracing Confidence

Recently, I was working with the team at Cleveland Orthodontics.  Going to the surgery, seeing the before and after photos and testimonials of people happy with their treatment, and talking to the staff about the number of adults who are being seen, demonstrates how important our teeth are to making us feel comfortable about looking in the mirror or smiling in public or in photos. [Read more…]

And the winner is…..?

Following on from my post yesterday, here are a few outfits from the Oscars 2014 ceremony.  [Read more…]

Putting on a face….

Could you face being seen without make-up?  Hmmmmm!  Gillian Lewis: Spectrum Blog post "Putting on a Face"

I’m thinking about this because of an article I’ve read about a poll of 2000 women which found that the average woman wore make-up for 13 hours a day and that 20% wouldn’t open the front door without a full face of make-up.  I get the 13 hours a day: you put it on in the morning and you take it off before bedtime so that’s easily 13 hours a day, but I’m OK about being seen round the house without make-up if I’ve no need to put it on.  Going out is a different story and it is very unusual for me to knowingly face the world without at least a trace of lipstick. [Read more…]

Living life in Technicolour

Ok, if you know me, you’ll know that I seem to have this thing about not wearing black?  Want me to tell you why? [Read more…]

Image in Business Advice

John Atkinson from Radio Teesdale’s Business programme interviewed me about the importance of your Image in making a first impression in business – and what the consequences of getting it wrong are. [Read more…]