Glossybox – It’s not me, it’s you.

Glossybox – It’s not me, it’s …

It’s always sad when a love affair ends. Sure, I’m an older woman and I was paying for his services (£12.95 a month as it happens) but he was so young and eager to please. I freely admit my head…

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REVIEW: LIZ EARLE SHEER SKIN TINT

REVIEW: LIZ EARLE SHEER SKIN TINT

Anyone remember Liz from when she had a beauty slot way back when on This Morning? I do and I recall how fresh looking and clean her skin always looked. It’s reassuring to see that at 49 (eek! same age…

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Best mascara for weak eyelashes ‘DIORSHOW ICONIC MASCARA’

Best mascara for weak eyelashes ‘DIORSHOW ICONIC …

I‘ve never got on with mascara. My eyelashes are horribly short and as I’ve got older (gah!) they’re even more sparse. I’ve been through them all and DiorShow Iconic mascara (the ‘Iconic’ part’s important, I bought the other one and…

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UPDATED: Boots No 7 Fanomenal Lash Serum

UPDATED: Boots No 7 Fanomenal Lash Serum

I‘m a sucker for any product that claims to make my sparse, mean little lashes grow ‘thicker, fuller and longer in 8 weeks’ Well, I’m sold (a fool and her money…). Seriously, I’ve seen a lot of these miracle eye lash…

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Longer, stronger nails (UPDATED)

Longer, stronger nails (UPDATED)

UPDATED 24th February 2013 Since the ‘horse meat scandal’, I’ve stopped taking sachets of ‘Gelatine’ (gelatin). I’m aware that it’s produced by ‘boiling the connective tissues, bones and skins of animals, usually cows and pigs’ and manufacturers have to adhere…

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Hold onto those eyebrows!

Hold onto those eyebrows!

It’s a well known fact, eyebrows thin with age.   And when they do grow,  it’s usually just one long, wiry white hair that springs out at a funny angle. My eyebrows aren’t too bad, not thin but not Brooke…

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Puff up the volume

Puff up the volume

Thinning hair is devastating to a woman.  I had read loads of reviews of Schwarzkopf “got2bPOWDER’ful” so I thought I’d give it a try. It’s like a dry shampoo that fluffs and volumises your hair. For a start it’s not a…

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Menopause – Is it hot in here?

Menopause – Is it hot in here?

First, the good news, according to a report in the ‘Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin’ * up to 70% of menopausal women will experience symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats which will last, on average, for around four years.…

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