If a model, UK size 10 is considered a plus-sized figure, then there's literally no hope for the majority of women in Britain as the average clothes size for a UK woman is a 16! Oh no, what unattractive monsters we must all be!
As the salesgirl hands me my bag and I leave the store with the scent of powders and perfumes lingering on my clothes, I am tempted to believe that if I wanted to change my life this would be a good way of doing it: a small adjustment of my daily routine, with a longer look in the mirror each morning and seeing who is truly there, who has been there all along.
Central heating takes moisture out from the air; try leaving a dish of water near your radiators which will act as a humidifier to help replace the moisture that's lost - you can also add a few drops of aromatherapy oil to fragrance your room.
What is happening to our species is we are becoming far more than just human. All around us incredible advances in technology are changing and improving us.
That means when I'm planning my schedule for life, I really have 1/3 less time for everything I'd like to be spending time on. And since I'm loathe to budget a third of my life to stupid things I should be doing, I guess I'm doomed to fail. My only consolation is you probably are, too.
It's sad knowing these standards still exist, and are more stringent in some regards then during our parents' generation. But I don't think women are allowing those standards to define their entire identities as much and, well, that makes all the difference.
When you're bargaining in street markets, shaking hands, touching money, and using bathrooms sans soap and water, hand sanitizer is crucial, and you'll be using a lot of it. Unfortunately, this can be very drying on the skin since most are formulated entirely with ethyl alcohol. Nothing puts me off more than a sterile hospital smell and scaly hands. Luckily, there are alternatives.
Whoever I talk to in the working world, the subjects of overload, exhaustion and burnout are a primary topic of conversation.
Online beauty retail is a drop in the ocean compared with the traditional beauty retail route and also online fashion retail. Less than 10% of beauty retail transactions take place online.
To get the most out of your make-up, it's important that you have the right tools to apply it. Brushes have always been a bit of a beauty over site of mine, I realised this morning that some in my make up bag are over 10 years old!
lips, cheeks, chin, frozen forehead, the full whammy. She doesn't look soft, fresh-faced, or prettier (as I'm sure was her aim) she just looks like she's had a hell of a lot of work done. Does she look younger than me? Youth doesn't come into it - the 'work' unfortunately eclipses everything.
Anybody can get spots, whether you're 13 or 30; blemishes don't disappear once you're passed your teens and adult acne is in fact very common. 'Acne' is a term used by dermatologists and scientists as a term for spots, even if you have only a few.
Does your smoky eye look more like you got punched in the eye? First things first: Back away from the black eye shadow (leave that to the teens).
You shouldn't settle for anything less than what genuinely thrills you, and that includes fragrance. Whether it's personal or atmospheric, scents carry energy that can impact you powerfully.
I found the cure for my flat, lifeless hair. It wasn't a "magical" hair pill, it wasn't another sticky gel or mousse product, it wasn't a teasing brush...it was called VOLOOM. And it was nothing I had ever seen, heard of or even dreamed of before.
First of all, take a deep breath. Stay calm. Your chances of repairing any problem are better if you stay cool. Work with your stylist to fix the hair. You may be upset but, truly, this may not be anyone's fault.