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Nothing more than vanity? Sometimes events or situations happen in our own lives or in the greater world, so upsetting and disturbing, that many of the things we usually fuss and fight about become insignificant. These are the life events that level us or become catalysts in our lives. These are the times when I am […]
I feel bad about my neck and other stories. There is a book written by Nora Ephron, the film director who brought us films such as When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle and the classic 90’s movie, You’ve Got Mail. When Nora was not writing and directing, she penned short stories which eventually, became […]
We all have regrets. I have quite a few. What I’d really like to say is regret is a wasted emotion, but that’s probably a topic for another day. Some regrets we just have to live with, but then sometimes, we can make amends and try and fix the errors of the past. But today in the […]
We all have inspirational women in our lives or people that spur us on. Whether that be in our immediate life or from afar. Perhaps, it’s a parent, a sister or a best friend. Or, maybe it’s someone who seems to be in such a lofty position we can only dream of what their lives […]
Sensitive Skin? Oh hey there. You with the sensitive skin. Do we need to talk? It’s a topic where I‘ve tried to bite my lip, but for me, biting my lip? Difficult. The words just tumble out. I’m as diplomatic as I can be, but still, the words just blurt on out. It’s not that I […]
Giving up Sugar? It’s not just about the white stuff. When I quit sugar, even though I read much about the subject, it was the voice in my head and my heart that I chose to listen to and it was telling me it was time to quit a few things, including giving up sugar. You would think it an […]
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Oh yes, the lure of anti-ageing facial treatments. A few years back, a company that I worked for did an expose’ to prove you actually can banish ten years from your face with anti-ageing facial treatments referred to as non-surgical or non-invasive facial treatments. Once pitched to a television studio the airing of the story […]
It all started with an addiction to glossy fashion magazines. A few weeks ago on a trip to Sydney, having satisfied my addiction to buying my favourite fashion magazines, I settled in for an hour or so of caffeine-fuelled browsing in the real world of a printed magazine. Hey, call me old fashioned, but for […]
Anti Wrinkle Injections: the not-so-new frontier. There is nothing new about cosmetic injectables. They’ve been used successfully in the medical profession for well on 20 years now, but probably in the last 10 years has become a mainstream cosmetic procedure for the reduction in dynamic wrinkles. Most commonly known as muscle relaxing injectables, a toxin […]
Oscar de la Renta Hearing the news this week of the passing of Oscar de la Renta, my mind wanders back to the ’90s when his signature fragrance was the only fragrance I ever wore. This article is my small tribute to a man with a lifelong passion for dressing women beautifully. He certainly achieved […]
A quick fix solution for wrinkles? We all know the saying. If it sounds too good to be true, it must be too good to be true. Right? When it comes to quick fixes, I’m always just a little sceptical. Never one to believe anything in life can be fixed in an instant unless of […]
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