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Easton Pearson Cloud Nine Hair Look

Hair Director: Renya Xydis for Cloud Nine


It’s “50’s inspired, but it feels more like 2050” says Lydia Pearson.

Renya Xydis and her Cloud Nine army of session stylists whipped up a frenzy of colourful hair piled high on top of model’s heads in an artfully dishevelled up-do inspired by Hitchcock heroine Tippi Hedren’s icy blonde French roll in ‘The Birds”.

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Birthdays are always a tough time for me. I love the presents and cake, but everything else about clocking up another year is rather depressing. I argued with myself for weeks about what post I would put up today (my birthday) and it occurred to me that I am one of those people who some consider ‘impossible’ to buy a gift for. I think that is ridiculous because I want everything, but there may be some people out there who are currently in a similar situation. Maybe your birthday is fast approaching, or you have a gift giving event for someone else that is ‘impossible’. Well, fear not. There are so many great beauty buys that would make any woman squeal with joy. Continue Reading

NIVEA Cooling Sunscreen review

Aerosol sunscreen is becoming a more popular choice but in this NIVEA Cooling Sunscreen review I’m introducing you to a sunscreen feature you never knew you needed. It’s life changing and I love it, but does this one benefit counteract NIVEA’s Ultra Sport Protect Cooling Aerosol SPF50+ defects?  Continue Reading

End of Year Sales Fashion Shopping Inspiration

The Boxing Day and End of Year sales are in full-swing. While this can be a fab time to pick up a great deal, it’s not such a money saver if you buy things you don’t need or really want. Having a shopping list of what to buy is one of my most valuable tips for being a savvy sale shopper. However, I’ll admit that sometimes there are things out there I didn’t know I needed. Sometimes, I need someone to introduce me to the things I didn’t know (or forgot) I needed. That’s what I’m offering you some end of year sales shopping inspiration by sharing some of the great goodies I picked up during the Cyber Week sales.

These are the beauty and fashion goodies I got during Black Friday, Cyber Weekend and Cyber Monday.  Continue Reading

Deciem Hylamide High Efficiency Face Cleaner

Finding a good face cleanser shouldn’t be difficult but for me it’s one of those things I’m always looking to improve. I was recommended the Hylamide High Efficiency Face Cleaner as an all-in-one solution for makeup removal and skin cleansing. I have dry skin and I’m lazy, so I want quick and easy without compromising on quality results.  Continue Reading

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