Hair Heaven: Salon International 2012

Over the weekend, I was lucky enough to be able to go to Salon International 2012, an annual “exhibition” for the hairdressing trade.  I was there, not because I’m training to become a hairdresser – don’t ever let me near a pair of scissors in the vicinity of a head of hair! – but because I’d been invited along to try out the KeraStraight intensive hair conditioning treatment, which you…
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Face of The Day FOTD

I’ve got the bug for using coloured eyeshadows at the moment. Nothing too drastic, you understand, I’m taking baby steps, one at a time, as I make my move away from my brown/black failsafe smokey eye look! This was as safe a deviation as it was possible to make, veering from the browns towards a deep navy, layered over a shimmering light oyster colour. And here’s what I used: Skin: …
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Empties….Oh the agony! Astalift & Cult Beauty to the Rescue!

Quite often, when I reach the end of a pot or bottle of something, I come over all smug, with a self-satisfied feeling that I’ve not wasted anything.But every so often, it’s a sense of dread as I reach the last few drops of a favourite cream, serum or some such other item that I know I won’t want to live without.And so it is with the Astalift products that…
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Laura Geller Eye Love Baked Collection FOTD

If you’ve never watched QVC, the TV shopping channel, for beauty products, you’re missing a trick.  There are some great brands on there that you can’t buy anywhere else in the UK, and this especially true of some American brands, such as Mally Beauty (purveyor of one my favourite mascaras, but that’s a whole other post that’s begging to be written.) One brand that I’ve felt brave enough to try…
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A Facial Workout

Slender.  Tone.  Two words that conjure up a whole host of images.  Lithe bodies, super-sleek, taut skin, beautiful muscle definition.  I’ve long had a Slendertone for the dreaded tummy area but I was lucky enough to be asked to go along to the (re)launch of the Slendertone Face. Banish all thoughts of cumbersome, unattractive torturous machinery all over your face.  The Slendertone Face is a beautifully designed, futuristic-looking headset-style apparatus…
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