A clean winner

We love the new Lancôme cleansing formula Bi-Facil Visage that works as a bi-phased water based make-up remover and cleanser.  Our try out gives it five stars as an effective cleanser for the gentle removal of stubborn long lasting make-up that remains ever so mild on the skin.  We think this is an all round winner. The blue layer is the oil phase designed...
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2018 Spring in full swing in Paris

It’s that time again – couture and ready-to-wear shows are in full swing in Paris so to inspire and to dream we have highlighted the evening gowns that we find classically feminine and perfectly styled.  The exciting new trend that was visible in most collections, was the inclusion of flat shoes which we welcome with...
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Simply white

Any season is the right season to reach out to white – it’s simple and chic and presents a clean look that carries through all season long and into the next. Fashion is constantly evolving but the uncluttered openness of white is enduring. White is unrivalled for summer. Nothing beats the cool and breezing look...
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Guo Pei – Couture inspired by legends

There’s nothing like seeing fashion in real life to experience exquisite craftsmanship and creativity. The outstanding exhibition showcasing the Legend collection of Chinese couturier, Guo Pei currently on display at the National Gallery of Victoria, is in a class of its own. Guo states: ‘Legends have always been one of my greatest sources of inspiration, unlocking...
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Damage control for nails

There’s nothing more maddening than a damaged finger nail.  All it takes to prevent the damage going further, is to temporarily patch up with a dab of Manicare Glam brush on nail glue.  It won’t hold for really bad breaks, but it’s a nifty little trick to hold a crack together for a good long time...
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