Why I Love to Blush

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It dawned on me today as I dipped my finger in a little pot of cream blush that, more and more, it is the beauty product that I can’t do without. Apart from the welcome addition of colour it gives to a wintery pale complexion, us over 40s showing a little less flush of youth than we’d like, should never be without it Continue reading

The New ‘I Want it’ Hairstyle

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If anyone was guilty of Repunzel Syndrome, it was 57 year old glamorous gran and supermodel, Jerry Hall. So, how surprised were we when she took to Twitter showing off a fresh new do, having cut off at least half a foot of bleached blonde mane? Gone were her trademark tumbling curls and in their place was a fabulous, silky and healthy looking shoulder length wavy bob. There doesn’t seem to be anything life-changing that inspired this lovely ‘Lob’ (that’s short from long bob to those in the know – that’s us!). Apparently, Jerry just decided to lop of her locks on a whim during a photo shoot with L’Oreal Professionnel. Β  Continue reading

Just the Two of Us

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I’m not sure all mums feel the same as me, but as soon as my firstborn wrapped her tiny hand around my finger, there was no doubt that she, and any subsequent children I had, would feature first on my list of priorities in life. Looking at how Stressed Husband couldn’t bear to part with our babies to go back to work after each of their births, I knew they were top on his love list too. Continue reading