Confidence & Wrinkles

I apologise for the short pause in my blogging, I have been delivering several speeches within the beauty industry as well as within the competitive framework of Toastmasters.   And I have loved every second of it. Sometimes I think back to my past and I chuckle. Because up until I was 9 years old, you […]

Are Concealers good for you?

  An extremely popular product within the cosmetics industry is The Concealer: creams that hide our skincare issues i.e. pimples, enlarged pores, uneven skin.  The products work by over layering the epidermis with a hydrating complex, often enhanced with special elastomers, which are then blended with colour pigments.  The combination offers a veil of colour […]

Sex, Beauty & House of Cards

I have recently taken the popular plunge into House of Cards, an intelligent drama about politics and scandal in the White House.  In one of the episodes the main character Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacy) imposes his views on a young journalist whom he is shagging.  She is half his age and she wants to stop […]

Can BB creams, and Women, do it all?

It stated a few years back when BB creams first hit the western market….. Women were all over them like a rash – a product that not only treats blemishes… but also moisturises, covers, tints, anti-wrinkles and adds a radiant glow to the complexion.  We already knew that our moisturisers had to do much more […]

There IS life in skincare

Often in life we go through ‘mini dramas’: minor events that take up too much energy and leave us feeling drained.  It’s usually small incidents ….your child got in trouble at school, you’ve had an argument with a friend, and so on… After these types of irritations, it is essential to completely let them go.  […]

Tips to help the January Blues

IT IS JANUARY…. JANUARY = it’s cold. JANUARY = it’s rainy/snowy (depending on where you live). JANUARY = Life is DAMN stressful. By Jan 10th, my nanny decided to resign and leave me completely screwed on childcare, my dog said he was angry at me for going back to work by eating every bra that […]

Is beauty bad?

Has anyone been following the Dove campaign for real beauty?  It does a great job at encouraging women to feel good about their bodies, despite their weight, as it celebrates women’s individuality. But when I glance at the half dressed women posing for the camera….well I am not at all inspired!  The ad lacks sex appeal, […]

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