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Put your best foot forward

Having your footwear properly match your outfit can be a tricky proposition at times. Shoes can make or break an outfit, so it is very important to match them properly. Once you have chosen which outfit you are going to wear, and for what occasion, then you can decide which shoes you will choose to [...]

Wedding diary 2 – 13 sleeps

Oiks! From 79 days to 13 with nothing in between, what does that say about organising a wedding? It is time consuming! But today I had to report in and share this milestone of style – yesterday I could actually put my whole dress on for the first time. This was previously impossible because of [...]

What’s your frame of mind?

Eyewear is an expression of style, and today it can be as individual as the people who wear them. We now have plenty of choice in eyewear, just like we have choices about the clothes we wear. Your choice of eyewear can easily date you so try choosing a wardrobe of eyewear that reflects not [...]

Keeping a clear head

You know it’s human nature to group things into bundles rather than consider them separately, we seem to store information in files with labels and find it hard to differentiate among the various contents of those files. Particularly when there is an emotional attachment to any of those items. What has all this to do [...]

Accessories: the handbag

Accessories: the handbag

Accessories are big business and purses or handbags, in particular, have taken center stage as more and more designers pick up on their huge market potential. So as a result, there are lots of handbag options. Bag Basics Every woman should have at least two everyday bags: one for the cool weather months and another [...]

Swimsuit time

A belated Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all. I wracked my brains to think of something useful to say in regards to style and Christmas, but I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s just not about style, so I flagged it! However, now that the chaos is over, it is that [...]

Whiten your teeth

Whiten your teeth

As you grow older you teeth can become discoloured and stained. Tobacco, coffee, cavities, aging and drugs all cause discolouration in teeth. Here are some remedies in order of increasing intensity that may help treat your discolouration: Brush and floss regularly to reduce or prevent stains. Try whitening toothpastes. These only partly whiten teeth, make [...]

Skincare is a part of being healthy

Once upon a time, life was simple. There weren’t computer screens, people smoking, illnesses being treated by medications, harsh sun effects thanks to global warming – the list goes on. But unfortunately that time has passed and we live in a world that is humming with activity on land and in the air. Our bodies, [...]

Fragrances

Fragrances

Why is it that some women find that their scent doesn’t seem to last for very long? It is partly chemistry and it could be that you are not wearing the right sort of fragrance in the right way. There are different types of scent which vary in the amount of the actual essence which [...]

Under-eye bags and puffiness?

Under-eye bags and puffiness?

Most important of all – get enough sleep. Lack of sleep means the skin around your eyes is almost guaranteed to swell. If you are going to have a late night on Saturday, ensure you get some extra hours kip on Sunday morning. Sleep on your back with your head raised by two pillows. If [...]