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Eyeliner: To line, or not to line … that is the question

Eyeliner is one of the easiest and most flattering ways to add definition just your eyes, but your entire face. However as we get older (and smarter!) the way to do this needs to change. For many women, black eyeliner all around the eyes is a go-to look. It’s also a habit that’s as hard to break as coffee! Black can be a little harsh on the face, and a few tweaks can update your look to make it not only more flattering, but also more modern. As an aside: Zöe Foster Blake, unquestionably the Go To beauty authority in...

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CC Creams! Perfect for a barely there coverage - a very natural look

CC Creams! Perfect for a barely there coverage - a very natural look

We’ve had BB Creams, which technically stand for either Blemish Balm (originated in Korea) or Beauty Balm. What is a CC Cream and why do we want one? CC Creams are great for women who are not confident with foundation but want a little coverage, or for women who occasionally want a “barely there” coverage. Think weekends, sport, shopping. The two Cs stands for Complexion Corrector or Colour Corrector which describes this product’s ability to target specific skin issues like covering and treating sallow skin and other skin discolourations like redness and age spots. Most variations of CC Creams are...

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Winter is coming, and with it… dry skin!

Winter is coming, and with it… dry skin!

Between heaters, air conditioning and the general lack of moisture winter skin naturally endures, we need to amp up our moisturisers.Every winter, dry skin seems to sneak up on us. And just like that, our skin looks and feels dry, our makeup doesn’t seem to look as fresh, it certainly doesn’t wear as well, and it’s all because of a lack of moisture in our skin. If you’re feeling dry, check out my top 6 brands for the best hydration solutions. 1. Gentle cleansing: HydroPeptide® Exfoliating Cleanser: Energizing Renewal This is an anti-ageing exfoliating cleanser featuring 7 peptides, jojoba beads...

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Dealing with Mature Oily Skin

The great news is you age so much better than women with drier skins! This one is for the oily skins out there! (Special shout out to Tracey in the U.S.!) The majority of mature skins tend to be drier, but there are still many women 45+ with oily skins. The good news is that oily skins tend to age much better than dry skins, but that is small comfort when you are dealing with oily breakouts and makeup sliding off, particularly in the summer heat! Start with skincare. As with any skin needs, the better you manage the skin’s...

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The top 5 most common skincare mistakes on women 45+

Skincare products call out new miracle claims and ingredients to us every single day! Is it worth it? Do I need to spend a fortune? Yes it is, and no you don’t! The key point to remember is it’s never too late to start making a difference to how your skin looks.1. Using the wrong products Identify YOUR skin type. Once you start using products that are designed specifically for YOUR skin’s needs, you can really impact the way your skin looks. This is not the time to buy products that are on sale if they’re not right for you. This is...

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