• Beauty

    5 Tips For A Perfect Red Lip

    Red lipstick can be the epitome of elegance and femininity. But I still see it intimidating plenty of women. So what can you do to turn a red lip into your signature look? What are the best tips for a perfect red lip? Match your red to your skin colour and undertone Yes yes, here we go again with the undertone- but trust me, it’s well worth considering it. Reds can be blue based or more orange/ yellow based, and…

  • Beauty,  Fashion,  Lifestyle,  Style

    5 Last Minute Style Tricks for the Holiday Party Season

    The holiday season is near- and with it come the excess eating, partying, champagne drinking and maybe even (gasp!) falling asleep with your sweaty makeup on! So what’s a girl to do when she wants to keep looking glowy and healthy night after night, hopping from one Christmas party to the next and into the New Year? Why, just follow my 5 last minute style tricks for the holiday party season, of course! Skincare is queen First of all, do some…

  • Beauty,  Lifestyle

    The Pursuit of Beauty

    Maybe it’s the sudden arrival of fall, with its chilly days spent indoors, hugging a cup of coffee and just thinking about life. Or maybe it’s the recent departure of summer, with its demand for toned, tan, “beach ready” bodies. But I have found myself thinking a lot about the pursuit of beauty in the past days- female beauty especially. The pursuit of beauty is something that’s drilled into our minds since childhood, and it seems to always be veered…

  • Beauty,  Fashion,  Inspiration,  Lifestyle,  Style

    Investing in Yourself: Self-Confidence (4)

    Self-confidence: we all want to feel and exude it, and some days even manage to do so. Other days we let it get muddled by minor or major flaws we find with ourselves. And other days it gets completely picked apart by our overly perfectionist minds. So how do we stop doing that? How do we learn to see the best and the worst parts in ourselves with an objective mind? Relentlessly strive to improve ourselves, but at the same…

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    In Defence of Lipstick: 5 Reasons I’m Never Not Wearing It

    Lipstick: coquettish, womanly, bold, scandalous, demure. As many women, personalities and preferences out there, just as many swipes of rouge. The colour you paint your lips speaks volumes about how you want to present yourself to the world even before you do. It’s part of your style, just as much as your favorite sweater, the cut of your hair or the perfume you can’t be without. Pushing the pedal and going for bold red shows how you want to be perceived.…