The cultural myth of Age Appropriate

Feb 21, 14 The cultural myth of Age Appropriate

Posted by in Beauty Advice & Tips, Hair

My fabulous new Long Curly Wig – in amazing Taro Purple ! I am not defined by my age. And I tell you what, that’s jolly lucky too or I’d have given up a while back. There is nothing so liberating to me as the pure joy and privilege, that comes from being able to create my own sense of self living here in...

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Super Kawaii Mama Says. Episode One

On Saturday I kicked off the very first episode of Super Kawaii Mama Says, my new advice section video. You’ve all been sending in some fantastic questions and it is a privilege to answer them. I’ve tried to keep it short-ish (about 12 minutes) so you don’t get bored, but I’m trying to give you a bit more in...

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Beautiful Vintage Nails – As not seen on Jersey Shore

Jan 14, 13 Beautiful Vintage Nails – As not seen on Jersey Shore

Posted by in 1930, Beauty Advice & Tips, Nails

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How to have Beautiful Skin in Tropical Climates

I live in Melbourne. Melbourne is anything but tropical. It can be super cold, super hot or super wet, only on the very rare occasion do we get a peek at humidity. So you’d think I’d never have to worry about this, but my love of travel and adventure takes me all kinds of places, most frequently the humid ones. Taking excellent...

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How To Prepare For Your Own Pin Up Shoot

Helen McLean and Candice DeVille in at the Helen McLean Photography studio. Following on from yesterday’s advice on my Top Ten Tips on How To Be A Pin Up Model, today I have something for those of you who would like all the fun without any of the commitment. For those ladies who’d like to be a Pin Up for a day and come...

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How to Get The Ultimate In Perfect Eyebrows

. Next to ” How do you wear red lipstick?” the second most question I’m asked by readers is, “How do you get those amazing eyebrows?” And the answer is, “At the hands of a highly skilled professional!” Brow maintenance is a highly underrated factor in created a perfectly polished look. But...

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Good Grooming – It’s Swell!

It is possible that I sat up last night watching clips like these for four hours. Clips on “Being Popular” (tip – don’t park in cars), “Being a good housewife” (tip- don’t talk too much), “Being a good female employee” (tip- do what you’re told and shut up).  As amusing as...

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Secret Weapons

Sep 29, 08 Secret Weapons

Posted by in Beauty, Beauty Advice & Tips

Slightly disturbing, you can actually buy these lipstick knives! I’ve made a few fabulous product discoveries recently that have made it onto my Essentials List. Rather than keeping this bag of tricks to myself, I’m going to share these secret weapons and their miraculous powers with you. Erase Paste from Benefit. This...

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How to be Super Kawaii All The Time.

Apr 15, 08 How to be Super Kawaii All The Time.

Posted by in Beauty, Beauty Advice & Tips

I am often asked what makes a girl Super Kawaii all the time, (well perhaps not in those precise terms) and although I have much to say on the subject, one of the first and foremost things is this; a good grooming routine. Today is about those little things that make a BIG difference. When it comes to looking you best, there are...

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