In The Mirror

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I wrote this personal piece for Amanda De Cadenet as part of the community of women contributing to ‘The Conversation‘, Amanda’s insightful new TV programme for Lifetime TV in the US (coming soon to the UK). In The Mirror “It … Continue reading

Eva Herzigova, a beauty story

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Eva Herzigova was discovered at a Czech beauty pageant and went on to become one of the most memorable models of the nineties with the Guess Campaign and that traffic-halting billboard Wonderbra campaign-both shot by Ellen Von Unwerth, for whom she … Continue reading

Beauty Icon: Lauren Hutton

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 ”Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be.” Lauren Hutton, ex supermodel, one hell of a trailblazer. Like all of my favourite beauty icons, it is … Continue reading

YOU are not…

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                                 I found these wonderful words via porcelainpoet’s tumblr are not your bra-size, nor are you the width of your waist, nor are you the slenderness of your calves. You are not your hair colour, your skin colour, nor are … Continue reading

How to become a MAKE-UP artist…?

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I grew up in 70’s and 80’s West London amidst white, black, ‘other’, posh, middle, everyone else people in the final, blasting swansong of true British bohemia and heyday of gloriously unexploited sub-culture. You could say it was a mix. … Continue reading