TO LOOK FIVE YEARS YOUNGER, FAKE AN EYE LIFT with some artful contouring… Use a light-coloured shadow near the lash line and a deeper shade in an arc above the crease where the lid is dropping. The lighter shade makes the bottom of the lid more visible, while the darker shade makes the puffy top […]
CHUNKY SIDE BRAIDS might be all the rage on the catwalk, but Gwyneth Paltrow showed off more delicate plaits on the red carpet recently… This versatile style is a must when you’re growing out a fringe—simply part hair in the middle, braid back the unruly pieces and clip in place with mini bobby pins on […]
WANT TO TURN BACK THE CLOCK AND FIGHT FINE LINES? Here’s how it’s done…· Every morning: Slather on a broad-spectrum sunscreen—it’s the best anti-aging product, period.· Every night: Dab on a lotion containing retinol. If it ends up making your skin red or flaky, dilute it in your palm with some basic moisturiser, and be […]
LOVING THIS WINGED LINER LOOK… Flicking liner just past the corners of your eyes creates a flirty, sex-siren effect. For the least theatrical take on the look, extend the line just a smidge past the corners and give it a soft curve upward. Gorgeous!
USING DIRTY BRUSHES…Eh, why bother, you think. Here’s why: Skip washing your brushes and you could wind up with muddied colours, clogged pores, and bacterial infections. Once every three weeks, lather brushes with a gentle shampoo, rinse well, and let them dry overnight. Another option: Clinique Antibacterial Brush collection—they’re treated with a microbial solution that […]