Face of the Day – Inspired by the Dolce Vita!

An overdue face post… possibly because I feel so self conscious writing these?  Anyway, enough of the ‘sharing’… For a recent Black Tie affair, I decided to go for the whole Riviera/Dolce girl look – you know, big hair, heavy on the eyes, gloss on the lips… a 1960’s Sophia Loren was my inspiration. Obviously, I left the hair to my hairdresser, I couldn’t do my hair like this in…
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John Frieda Full Repair – SOS Hair in Distress Part 5

A while ago I went to the launch of the Full Repair from John Frieda.   I’ve been trying it out ever since, and I’ve got to tell you…. I LOVE IT!!!Basically, just about every haircare range, from high street to premium, has jumped on the bandwagon of adding oil to the formulations to repair and replenish hair.  First there was Ojon, then Moroccan Oil, with Argan Oil the current…
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TreSemme Split Remedy – SOS Hair in Distress Part 3

Hands up if you have split ends! Ok, I can’t actually see past the sea of hands waving at me! According to recent research, 90% of women have split ends to some degree or other.  They are the bane of most women’s lives, making a recent haircut seem shabby all too soon. TreSemme, purveyors of salon standard haircare products to the masses have developed a range of products that are directly targeted…
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SOS Hair in Distress – Part 2 and a half

Still looking out for products that really perform to transform my hair from the dry, brittle head topping it has become, I decided to try an at-home detox. I had such a great result from the detox treatment I had at the Daniel Galvin salon at the Corinthia Hotel, which you can read about here, that I got to thinking, why not a regular detox? HairFix’s Advanced Recovery Collection is…
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Face Of The Day – Wide Eyed!

A corporate, black-tie event requires a polished, “done” look, without being overly made-up in my humble opinion, so this is what I was trying to achieve in the face below: Primer: Daniel Sandler Rexturizing Face Primer SPF20 Foundation: Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation SPF30 Concealer: Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer in Golden, applied with No 5 Hourglass brush Eyes: Hourglass Duo Visionnaire Palette in Suede Two coats of No7 Extravagant Volume…
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