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    AMELIORATE®

    Once upon a time there was a lovely maiden who went by the name Annette. She on was on a life long quest to find the magical creamy potion that will ameliorate her Keratosis Pilaris. Lovely Annette’s quest was not going well so one day, our heroine bravely decided to set off on a path […]

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    Flawlessness

    Most of us are kinda happy with our concealers and kind happy with our eye creams. I cannot say that I have met anyone who is absolutely happy with either. The concealer ALWAYS creases. If it says on the package that it does not. Well… I’d take it with a bowl of salt. So imagine […]

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    Kiss Me Again

    When it comes to lip balm, I can say with confidence that I have tried hundreds. I have suffered dry lips  for decades, no matters the season, no matter the makeup and no matter the advice I was given. Those years did, however, give me the opportunity to conduct some serious research into the subject […]

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    Lynne Sanders | Founder of Cosmetics à La Carte

    Lynne Sanders   Lady Gaga, Grace Jones, Debbie Harry, Jerry Hall. The boys from U2. Elizabeth Taylor and HRH Princess Diana. These are just a few of most incredible people that came through the doors of Cosmetics à la Carte’s central London boutique since the company was founded in 1973. Here, the founder and head […]

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    C.E.OOOOMG!

    C  =  Vitamin C   +   E  =   Vitamin E   +   O  =   antiOxidants I lurve all citrus fruits and have known about their healing and detoxifying properties as momma Millie has been teaching me about skin care since forever. As much as I enjoy making my 2l daily dose of fresh lemonade and […]

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    Elemis, how I love you Elemis!

    SO you know how you take your Jimmy Choos for a walk and you are looking all sexy and fabulous strutting your stuff down the Kings Road and then you do a Bambi?! Forget the humiliating part and the fact that your nickers are on display! THE PAIN is absolute. My ankle was like: Baby […]

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    Nina Butkovich-Budden

    Nina Butkovich-Budden Hair artist extraordinaire, founder of Nina’s Hair Parlour, UK’s 1st vintage makeup and hair salon, head hair artist at Ivana Pilja and Le Pustra’s Kabarett Der Namenlosen. Creator of famous antlers worn by HRH Lady Gaga. Nina’s work has taken her across the globe working in film, TV and fashion. Here she shares her beauty […]

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    Part III : Slack It!

    Hello my beauties and welcome to Part 3 of my Wrinkle Free at 45 series. Today’s topic: Cardinal Rule #3 – Hydration! You cannot separate this holy trinity of skincare. I beg you to trust me on this. For starters, check out my previous two articles on Cleanse + Exfoliate!  Hydrate we are covering today! This Holy […]

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    111Skin

    So you have crow’s feet, your nasal-labial lines are more like Grand Canyon and you have frowned gazillion times a day over the past 30 years that you look permanently pissed off. Well… be pissed no more! BEHOLD the Meso Infusion Micro Mask! God bless you Dr Alexandrides! You can pop this little miracle wherever […]

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    Part II : Spring Cleaning

    Welcome back to the part II of the Cardinal Rules series. Last week I covered all there is to know about clean skin & wrinkle free living. Today, I shall tell you all about the über important exfoliation. EXFOLIATE: Latin – exfoliare (to strip off leaves). A little backstory; back in the 90’s was the first […]

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    Miranda Vidak

    BEHOLD! Miranda Vidak, creative genus behind the über cool brand MOODYTWIN, web designer, painter, writer, model and one of FHM’s 100 sexiest women in the world shares her beauty secrets with us! Age: Sufficient! Skin Type: Super dry. SO: Morning routine; which daily moisturiser do you use? MV: I wash my face with just cold water, and I […]

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    Part I : Wrinkle Free At 45

    So… you are in your twenties and your skin is flawless so no one believes that it is not just genetic inheritance, but daily care that makes it fabulous? I remember thinking, you just wait till I’m 40 and my skin is still fabulous and wrinkle free… well, those years have swooshed by and here […]

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    Beauty Resolutions

    Holidays are over and like every year we are all full of new ideas and resolutions! But what about our beauty resolutions? I for one, intend to detoxify my body, mind, shoe cupboards and makeup bags! My motto and my suggestion to you for 2017. is to adapt the – In with the old, out […]