Is there ever a time on the Channel 4 reality show, that one of the Sloane Rangers has a hair out of place? Even when their doing yoga, in a hottub or throwing drinks over each other, those Made In Chelsea girls have their locks perfectly coiffed to an inch of their life.
It was this mindset of exploring a place overlooked that led me to spend a couple of days in Bury St. Edmunds, a Suffolk town close to where I grew up. I'd passed through the place many a-time but never stuck around to see what was on offer.
People often comment that I smell like a bakery - not because I'm always stuffing my face with cakes (I'm a savoury kinda girl), but because I tend to favour sugary, homely scents for my everyday beauty products. So, with the return of The Great British Bake Off, I figured this was as good a time as any to look at bakery-inspired beauty.
We live in an age where society attempts to conform to the status quo. We are told that in exchange for beauty we will obtain success and happiness. What we are not told is how much unhappiness we often go through to achieve this unachievable perception of beauty.
Lets be clear here -we are not meant to live on Mars. You've seen the pictures. Our bodies are built for earth.
You guys, it's that time of the year, when the prestigious competition Miss
Universe World 2013 opens for applications. Yes! I can feel it - this is my year. As I am yet to become a UK citizen, I will first have to win the Miss Denmark round - easy schmeasy!
My hair has been miserable and at times enraged with me but we are in a good place right now. It's time to own my mistakes and say sorry for some of the acts of cruelty I have inflicted on my hair over the years.
Jo Malone was fired from her floristry job for throwing a bucket of water over her manager. Personally, I welcome a smack in the face from her; and if she wants to throw a bucket of Pomelo Bath Cologne over me too, fair enough. I'll have that.
Ian Carmichael, the Mayfair-based hairdresser who has been responsible for the Queen's hair for the past 15 years, declared that it was a "big mistake for women in their mid-40s and beyond" to have their hair cut short.
I have a strange relationship with my stomach. It's a bit like the one I had with my first boyfriend - I really love it, but I treat it mean. Since hitting 30, it's being mean back. I've noticed a circle of flesh around my belly button that feels like a doughnut - come to think of it, it may be a doughnut.
We may harm our children, especially our daughters and other female members of our families by continually describing them as being beautiful , a comment that if not followed up with an equal statement of you are, e.g. smart, on some level means that females may not be taken seriously .
I'm a huge fan of this campaign, not simply because Fake Bake has shunned the easy selling point of associating themselves with a supermodel, but because they are keen to hear from women who take pride in their appearance, but who also have substance and personality - exactly the type of women that real women should be seeing more of in the beauty industry.
Do we ever really know what we are putting on our faces and some of the strange ingredients that may potential be in our daily routines? Here are eight of the most bizarre that you probably would never have thought to put near, never mind on, your face.
It's an exciting time for the Beauty industry but there are many miles still to travel. As a tech entrepreneur involved in Beauty retail, I am passionate about the business of Beauty. Beauty industry - frivolous or fabulous?
Without undergoing sufficient consultation with a doctor, prescription medications should not be used. When you consider that a trip to the doctor or a specialist often involves an examination, further tests and follow ups before medication is prescribed, buying medication online suddenly feels a whole lot riskier.
The fact is that we are all ageing. Every day. It's part of moving forward in life. And at any age, the most beautiful women look like a gorgeous, vibrant, alive version of themselves. The best version of themselves possible. They look their age (well, within 10 years or so!), and they look good.