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Look Good Feel Better Makeup brushes

Need Some New Oh So Soft Makeup Brushes?

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I’ve seen firsthand for around a decade of volunteering for the charity Look Good Feel Better which supports cancer patients deal with the side effects of their treatments, just what a positive impact a little makeup can do for their confidence and self esteem. In Australia more than 125,000 women, men and teens have participated…

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why grooming matters so much

Why Grooming Matters So Much

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Ah grooming.  It’s one of those ‘chores’ that many people avoid a lot of the time.  I mean who likes ironing?  Who loves blowdrying their hair?  And if I had a dollar for every woman who’d said to me she doesn’t have time to apply any makeup ….  well I’d have at least $789. Yet,…

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How to Cover a Tattoo with Makeup

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I discovered the video recently and wanted to share it with you. I know many of you have no tattoos, but I know some do, and sometimes you may need to cover them up.  I would think this technique would also work for port wine stains and birthmarks.

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Favourite beauty and grooming products and tools

Favourite Beauty Products

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  I frequently get asked about some of my every day beauty products and tools, so I thought I’d share a few of my favourites with you that get daily use. Starting from cleansing, I’ve been using Cetaphil for years (recommended by many dermatologists) and it’s a great face cleanser.  I have sensitive eyes for…

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How to Choose the Right Foundation Colour

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I received this email from a reader the other day: Hi Imogen, I have been reading your article on skin’s undertones and overtones. I have skin exactly as you describe… cool undertone and yellow overtone. Do you have a technique for choosing liquid foundation that you could recommend? I need to try some but get…

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Signature Eye Colours

Signature Eye Colours

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Following on from my post yesterday about colours that make your eyes look brighter, here are some more examples of colours that flatter different eye colours. What are your signature eye colours? These are your Eye Enhancers, they are similar to your eye colour and reflect into your eyes and make them look stronger.  …

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How to Make Your Own Tinted Moisturiser

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When I was away recently a few times I wanted a tinted moisturiser, and of course I didn’t take one with me, and I often find it hard to find the right shade of tinted moisturiser for my skin anyway.  Then I remembered the old trick of mixing in equal portions your regular moisturiser with…

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skin care secrets

5 Skin Care (not so) Secrets

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OK, I’m 40 (turned it last year) but rarely do people think I’m anywhere near this old (not to be too vain or up myself), so what are my skin care secrets? 1. Wear sunscreen – every day of your life (if you live in a climate like Australia anyway). 80% of skin damage is…

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