WARNING! PICTURE-HEAVY POST I’ll never forget my obsession for Vogue magazine which all started when I was a teenager back in the 90’s (before e-zines ever existed). I still have most of the magazines to this day in my old room at my dad’s house, except for the few collector’s editions (*angry face) which got destroyed thanks to a leaking roof, I was most upset … Continue reading Vogue Arabia Shoot
Remember that time during the recession, the beauty industry was not affected because of the ‘lipstick effect’? The only little luxury women allowed themselves to make them ‘feel good’? Now, we have the lip filler effect. All over instagram I see enhanced lips, some look incredible (so good that I feel tempted to plump up mine a bit more) and some, which don’t look so … Continue reading THE YEAR OF THE LIP
As the humidity rises in Dubai and glorious summer days make a long-awaited arrival in England, it’s time to lighten your make-up load. It’s easy to get caught in a make up rut and for some, the thought of leaving the house without foundation is not even an option. I am an advocate of natural make up and I’m always going on about enhancing natural beauty … Continue reading Bare faced cheek!
Although double-cleansing has been a part of my skincare regime since 2000, Hollywood starlets embraced the Erno Laszlo double-cleanse as a core principle of their skincare regime back in the 1920’s. Back then, Erno Laszlo urged his clients to switch from cold cream to his now infamous two-step oil and bar soap duo for a deeper, more effective cleanse. As one of the original doctor … Continue reading What do you mean, you don’t double-cleanse?
For a number of reasons, I have been AWOL on social media for a while, primary reason being my beloved Baby Blue was ill with terminal cancer and he went to sleep forever last week. It’s still too soon to talk about it but I will when I am ready. Another reason is because I was studying reformer pilates, which I will cover in a … Continue reading Out with the old, in with..the favourites
WOW! I don’t even know where to start with this awful experience, so I suppose I should by quoting a famous Public Enemy song ‘Don’t believe the hype’ of that which is Nicky Lazou. I fell for the hype after seeing Kaushal’s amazing hair so booked in for an appointment because my hairdresser was so busy, I could never get an appointment with her and … Continue reading Don’t believe the hype – Review on Nicky Lazou