Chokers – How to wear them (And how not to)

For a long time I have considered chokers a dubious sartorial statement. I think my distaste roots in the nauseating flashback I get of those stringy ‘tattoo’ chokers in every party bag of every kids party I ever went to (along with the obligatory dodgy cake wrapped in napkin). But now, summer around the corner, I am considering whether I have unreasonably tarred them with an … Continue reading Chokers – How to wear them (And how not to)

The top dry skin beauty products (some might surprise you) 

Dry skin is such a bore. It makes fake-tanning a nightmare (which is, in itself, a nightmare) and it makes foundation patchy. Face-dandruff gets a thumbs down from me. However, I have now cultivated what I consider to be a pretty much perfect dry skin regime. I know that all skin is different, and this won’t work for everyone, but its made up of reasonable … Continue reading The top dry skin beauty products (some might surprise you) 

The best £30 you’ll spend on beauty this year (or maybe ever)

Now, I might be late to the game (I often am), or I might be about to introduce you to a beauty secret that will change your life – or at least your look. Last weekend, I had a makeup lesson at my local MAC store. And despite my initial reservations – my natural ‘fight or flight’ instinct kicked in as soon as I was approached … Continue reading The best £30 you’ll spend on beauty this year (or maybe ever)

Tans, Glorious Tans -the tans you have to try (and the ones to avoid!)

As all fellow ghosts will attest – finding a tan rather than a tango is incredibly difficult. I consider myself something of a tan connoisseur, my obsession having grown from my first bottle of streaky Johnston’s holiday glow. My gateway drug as it were, has led to the point where fake tan would probably be my desert island ‘thing’ – and believe me the irony … Continue reading Tans, Glorious Tans -the tans you have to try (and the ones to avoid!)