How to make your lipstick last longer

How often does your lipstick seem to wear off as soon as you apply it?  Here's a video tip from me to show you how to make your lipstick last longer using lip base and lip liner from Colour Me Beautiful:

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It’s International Day of Happiness

Another day, another day of celebration: It's International Day of Happiness 2015 today so I'm just going to reflect on what's made me happy this week.

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The benefits of using a lipbrush

​Have you read about, or heard that you should be using a lipbrush to apply your lipstick but you never do it because it's just much easier to get your lipstick out and run it over your lips?  Yes, I've heard that too, and yes, I ignore the advice most of the time as well.  I am well known for whipping my lippy out and smearing it over my lips in the middle of a public place 😀

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Free Guide – 7 Steps to a Stress-Free Wardrobe

Stop the stress of standing in front of your bulging wardrobe and saying:

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Going to the hairdressers

If you were going to the hairdressers, could you make a change to your hair colour like Kim Kardashian?

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Replay: Inspiring Change – International Women’s Day 2014

Yesterday was International Women's Day and I wrote a blog post inspired by the theme: #MakeItHappen.  Today I'm going to replay a post I wrote last year for the same event: Inspiring Change - International Women's Day 2014.

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#Makeithappen – International Women’s Day 2015

Today it’s International Women’s Day 2015, and the theme this year is #MakeItHappen. As a Coach, that’s what I strive to help my clients to do, although before we get there, you might identify a whole load of reasons that hold you back so “it” doesn’t happen.

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This Old Thing?

How often have you trotted out the phrase "This Old Thing?" when somebody comments on the outfit you're wearing?  Most women have at some point, and there are a number of reasons for this:

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Uma Thurman – were people too quick to judge her makeup?

A couple of weeks ago, Uma Thurman was photographed, and the tabloid press were quick to judge her since she looked quite different to previous photographs that had been taken.  Now, a lot of the photos that they were comparing her to were quite old, and yes, she did look different, but the assumption was that she must have had some *work* done on her face.  Her make-up artist came out in her defence to say it was because she had gone out without mascara.  

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Belt up – why wearing a belt doesn’t create a waist

It was the Oscars last night, and today the Internet is awash with photographs of actresses in their red carpet outfits.  Of course, there is commentary about the best and worst dressed - and I even saw one actress appearing on both lists so clearly there's a question of personal taste coming into it, but the one that stood out to me (for the wrong reasons) was Nicole Kidman's dress which was a shimmering pale gold on ivory which she was wearing a belt with.  

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