We have all been guilty of stressing our hair to its limits. Whether it be through bleaching, straightening, chemical processing or even just a lack of conditioning. There are so many treatments and hair care products available to us now.
Acne is one of the commonest skin disorders which affects nearly 80% of the population at some point in time. Choosing the right products with effective ingredients is vital otherwise you may inadvertently be making the problem worse.
The word anti-ageing is being thrown around a lot these days and many people don't know how to feel about it. On one hand it's a dirty phrase, invented by skincare companies to shame women in to thinking lines and wrinkles make them ugly and undesirable, on the other hand it's there to describe products that may help to slow down the appearance of ageing on our skin.
You're going to be the centre of attention on your wedding day so a bit of mascara and a quick once over with the straighteners just won't cut it. To wow your family, guests and husband-to-be we've compiled this summer's hottest bridal looks straight off of the runway.
Makeup artists have been mixing foundations for years, blending different brands and shades to create bespoke finishes to suit an individuals skin tone - but blending isn't only for the professionals.
Taking this into account (and the fact that loads of us simply don't have the time nor the will to faff around painting our nails), is it the press-on falsies we remember from our youth's turn to take the nail spotlight? With the high-street seeing a recent increase of sales in false nails, the speed, price point and convenience of a new era of sophisticated stick-ons seem to be a winning combo.
One of the good things about being seventy is that younger women can judge whether my advice has any bearing by looking at my skin. I admit to taking good care of it and going for regular beauty treatments (since at my age I need all the help I can get!).
First on my list is to find a suitor. My challenge as a 70 year old is reeling in a man who still has fire in his belly as opposed to the 'been there, done that, let's watch TV' type. The challenge doubles because toy boys don't do it for me, and men my age want someone considerably younger.
As you will know if you're over sixty, the lips lose definition, the eyebrows become sparse, the eyes look smaller and our confidence corkscrews. Well, listen up soon to be glamour pusses, I've found a hassle free alternative to applying eyebrow pencil, eyeliner and lip-liner every day. It's called micro-pigmentation cosmetic tattooing. And at seventy, I'm loving it.
I know I'm guilty of it, my 13 year old is guilty of it, heck I know my mother is guilty of it, we can't help it. This is something that we HAVE to work on, the TV isn't going to disappear, we can't avoid all of the glossy magazines