Beauty tips to turn you into a Filmstar – Part 2

A couple of weeks back, we showed you a few tops on how you can make yourself look like a flimstar in just a few minutes. As promised we have a few more tips that you can try. All of these have been tried and tested by ourselves so they are virtually guaranteed to work!

5 Minute Elegant Hairdo

On the off chance that you surmise that doing your hair is a 30-minute or a 1-hour occasion, at that point you may be mixed up. You can undoubtedly discover significantly faster alternatives from different bloggers. For instance, a rich wound bun will just take 5-10 minutes of your opportunity.

Thick Hair Secret

Thick hair is a blessing in disguise. With thick hair you can give yourself a presentable hairdo in minutes or even seconds. Ponytails and other simple hairdos are the key to looking your best. Remember than less is quite often more.

Chrome Nails in 10 Minutes

On the off chance that you don’t have time for visiting nail salons, there is a win-win arrangement which will dependably look important. Furthermore, that arrangement is reflect nails.

For reflect nails you don’t have to utilize an uncommon nail clean — you can essentially buff chrome powder (sparkle) onto your gel nails. Furthermore, here it is! A 5-minute nail treatment. You can likewise apply sparkle to the tip of your nail for a great French nail trim.

Powder with a Tissue

Substantial cosmetics and establishment can intensify the state of your skin. Rather, it is smarter to utilize light mousses and straightforward face powders. On the other hand, you can apply your standard powder through a tissue. The powder layer will be as light as though you aren’t wearing any whatsoever.

Apply Highlights Properly

  • A highlighter can mean a lot to us. It’s not necessary to contour your face completely — you can simply highlight your nose lines, cheeks, and the areas around your brows and lips.
  • A thick layer of blusher is not something you need. A slight touch of the brush or a little liquid blusher will be more than enough.

The Perfect Eyebrows

You can get perfect temples by following 3 fundamental tenets: don’t make them too square, mix your forehead pencil legitimately, and don’t make your curves too long.

The Secret to Plump Lips

To influence your lips to look shocking, you can full them with the assistance of a toothbrush, sugar, cinnamon, and olive oil. Apply sugar to a toothbrush, at that point tenderly clean your lips. After this, apply a blend of cinnamon and olive oil.

Vaseline on your Breasts

In the event that you need to hold the state of your bosoms, rub Vaseline on them consistently before going to bed. Following 2 weeks, you’ll see that the skin has turned out to be more flexible and saturated and is for the most part firmer.

Quick Hair Dos

Looking good takes time. Unfortunately we don’t always have the time to look our best, and so many people simply don’t bother. Armed with the following quick 5 minute hairstyles, nothing short of a fire will prevent you from looking your best at all times! Let’s begin…

Half Up-do Bun

  1. Section a segment of hair towards the highest point of your head and assemble it back and secure into a pig tail with a hair versatile. Discretionary: For extra volume in this Half Updo Bun, cut in two stacked 1-cut wefts in the zone you will assemble into a braid.
  2. Fold the pig tail over in a bun, and keeping in mind that doing as such freely turn the hair to give the bun more surface.
  3. Secure bun with bobby pins.

Reverse Dutch Side Braid

  1. Take an area of hair towards one side of your face and start twisting this segment into a turn around dutch plait. Discretionary: For extra volume in the twist, you can stack two 1-cut wefts in a similar segment of hair preceding plaiting.
  2. Secure the mesh toward the end with a hair flexible. Draw on the twist to fan it out and voluminize the look.

Dutch Side Braid Ponytail

  1. Utilizing a similar Reverse Side Dutch Braid, basically pull whatever is left of your hair and the twist to the other side, and secure in a low pig tail.
  2. For a more tousled look, you can take out a couple of face confining hair pieces.

Fishtail Pigtails

  1. Part your hair down the center and segment your hair off into two. Secure the two segments of hair into low braids.
  2. Fishtail twist each segment of hair and secure with a versatile.
  3. Fan out the twist to make it all the more full and voluminous.

Three Strand Braid Pigtails

  1. Part your hair down the center and area your hair off into two. Secure the two segments of hair into low ponytails.
  2. Make a standard three strand twist on each area of hair, and secure with a versatile.
  3. Fan out the interlace to make the hairdo all the more full and voluminous.

Three Strand Braid High Ponytail

  1. Maneuver your hair once more into a high pig tail.
  2. Interlace your hair in a basic three strand twist, and secure with a hair versatile.
  3. Fan out the interlace to make the look all the more full and voluminous.
  4. Draw confront confining pieces/child hairs for a more characteristic look.

Three Strand Braid Bun

  1. Draw your hair in a high pig tail.
  2. Twist your hair in a basic three strand mesh.
  3. Rather than anchoring at the closures, fold your hair over in a bun and secure with a versatile.
  4. To guarantee the interlace does not unwind, secure bobby sticks in bun.
  5. Haul out face confining pieces/infant hairs for a more easygoing look.

Twist Through Ponytail Braid

  1. Secure your hair in a low side braid.
  2. Include another hair versatile about a fourth of the route down from the principal hair flexible.
  3. Make a gap through the segment of hair in the middle of the two elastics, and wrap whatever remains of your hair through that opening and downwards. Proceed with this progression with another area of hair in the pig tail – you can abandon it at two or proceed with the distance down.
  4. Secure with a hair flexible at the base.

And there you have it! Eight different hairstyles that take 5 minutes or less to complete. You don’t need to spend hours in front of the mirror to have good hair anymore. Have fun trying these out, and let us know in the comments section how you get on!

Beauty tips to turn you into a Filmstar – Part 1

Chances are you’re not a filmstar. But you might get invited to a last-minute party or date, and need to look like one. After a long day at work this can sometimes be difficult so luckily we have a few tips for you.

Radiant Skin Mask

Rather than dawdling veiling your face with establishment, it is smarter to take 15 minutes to enable your skin to recuperate. To get the best out of “vivification” cures, you should first scrub your skin well. For this, there is a cool veil, which will wash down your pores and expel clogged pores.

To influence the veil, to pour 2-3 teaspoons of drain into a bowl, and include 1 tablespoon of gelatin. Give it a chance to drench for quite a while. Microwave the blend for 30 seconds or until the point when the blend goes up against a rich consistency. At the point when the blend is touchable yet warm, deliberately apply it to your face. Give the cover a chance to dry, and after that peel it off tenderly.

Remove Blackheads

On the off chance that you have to evacuate pimples, you can utilize a snappy cover. Join nectar and cinnamon until the point that you get a glue. Apply it in a thin layer over the clogged pores, and place a piece of clean cotton over it. Expel it following 5 minutes, and flush your face.

Quick Restore Masks

You can utilize a readied veil to spoil your worn out skin, or you can make this cover yourself. We are certain you as of now have a portion of the fixings in your ice chest.

  • For dull and dormant skin, blend squeezed apple with nectar. Apply a thin layer to your face, and abandon it for 5 minutes.
  • For dark circles and puffy eyes, you can utilize a straightforward potato. Finely grind one potato, apply to the zone under your eyes, and abandon it on for 15 minutes.
  • To tone dry skin, make a veil with curd and sharp cream. For slick skin, you can blend a whisked egg white, olive oil, and a few drops of lemon juice. For typical skin, a veil with banana and grapefruit is a decent choice.
  • Chafed skin can be quieted down with a buttermilk veil. Simply apply it to your face for 15 minutes.

Multiple Masks

Contrary to popular belief, you can have more than one mask at the same time. Regardless of whether you have mix skin or you need to treat various issues on the double, the concurrent utilization of a few covers is an incredible arrangement.

Moisturise Properly

To influence your face to search crisp for the entire night, you ought to saturate it well. For this, you have to pick the correct kind of item.

  • For dry skin, creams with a beeswax base are a decent decision. The cream ought not contain water.
  • For sleek skin, you should utilize light emulsions and liquids which contain regular silicone (dimethicone).
  • For ordinary and mix skin, creams with mineral oils and dimethicone are great lotions

Remove Dark Circles under Eyes

To veil distinctive blemishes, attempt shading amending: green will kill any aggravations; peach and pink hues will light up dull skin; yellow will cover vascular spots or little scars; orange will veil dark circles under your eyes.

In the event that shading rectification isn’t sufficient to dispose of those dark circles, you can take a stab at applying wet tea packs to your under-eye region. From that point forward, cover the rest with a concealer. Apply the concealer not in a half-circle shape directly under your eyes yet in a transformed triangle shape.

Quick 15 Minute Self-tan

To get an extremely cool tan you don’t have to go to a solarium. You can make a conditioning cream by blending your most loved saturating cream with cocoa. Remember that the blend ought to be somewhat darker than the coveted shade.

Quick Curls for Long Hair

This tip couldn’t be easier. If you have long hair, you can curl it quickly. All you have to do is twist a part of your hair and slide a hair straightener through it. Repeat and reap the results!

So there you have it, a few quick tips to make yourself look your absolute best in hardly any time at all. The more you practice with these things, the quicker you will become until eventually you’ll be able to make yourself look like a filmstar in just 15 minutes. You’ll be the most glamorous girl in the office! Stay tuned for part two in the next couple of weeks.

Six Types of Spot – and how to Treat them

You may just think that a spot is a spot, but you are actually wrong. If you want to destroy your nemesis then you need to arm yourself with as much knowledge as possible. Below are six known types of spot, and the best way to combat them.

Volcano spots

At the point when a fountain of liquid magma ejects your sense is no uncertainty to seek shelter. A solitary officer, these huge spots pick their minutes to stake a solid claim to your button, temple, eyebrow… ideally some place prominent and anguishing, keeping in mind the end goal to demolish your day/night/WEEK. Irate, ouchy and requesting of consideration, these ghastliness indicates are constantly the reason for libertine living – an excessive amount of alcohol/sugar/takeaways/celebrating/going out-in-your-make up, and you should make Mr. Spot your ‘in addition to one’ to the gathering.

You require synthetic fighting to manage this monster – something quick drying and elucidating to return you accountable for your skin’s destiny. A good skincare mask is pressed with redness-lessening, gunk-wiping out sulfur to set spots trembling… use as an all-finished cover, or on-the-spot treatment to destroy spotsmedium-term.

Interview Spots

So called interview spots get their name from the fact that they only seem to appear on the morning that you have a job interview or some other important event. Interview pots have a propensity for picking their minutes. Uncommon occasion. CHECK. Travel permit photograph. CHECK. These clairvoyant zits can read your timetable like a book, and unfailingly pick the inconvenient time to make their introduction. When you have to influence a pimple to vanish STAT, go after a featherweight (yet rock solid) cover – to camouflage insulting imperfections without fueling issues.

Hormone Spots

On the off chance that you’ve a sprinkling of pimples on your button/along your jawline it’s as great a sign as any that Aunt Flo is because of visit. Hormonal breakouts are difficult to treat topically – yet in the event that you know when they’re normal you can do your best to leave spots speechless.

Ensure that you eat well/drink a lot of water during the time paving the way to your period, and have a go at exchanging your standard chemical to something with an antibacterial/pore-decontaminating operator. It’s additionally worth taking pre-emptive healthy skin measures – take a stab at slathering skin with a retexturising night cream which is stuffed with lactic corrosive to keep bargain cells from obstructing your pores (and accelerate spots’ death).

Regular Spots

Not all that enormous that it feels like the principle point of convergence of your face, yet not adequately immaterial for you to overlook it, this type of pimple is regularly the aftereffect of ‘urban grime’ getting held up in amplified pores. The most ideal approach to keep these unwelcome face visitors at a careful distance is by guaranteeing pores are kept clear and that your skin’s ‘platform’ is invigorated.

A corrosive peel is invaluable; not exclusively will this work to disintegrate the dulling (and pore-stopping up) scurf yet will fortify cells to make collagen which thusly, fortifies pore dividers and anticipates them growing.

Persistent Spots

Like that companion toward the finish of the gathering, this spot just won’t take the insight. Determined, immoveable and wont to leave an enduring (a long way from-good) impression, this sort of profound, cystic spot is inclined to scar or depart a pigmentation fix long after it’s left the building (much like the wine recolor that is demolished your cover).

Gratefully, you don’t simply need to smile and-bear-it. Directed medicines, for example, a good blemish lotion, gloat a mixed drink of concentrates to focus on the spot and reduce the result. With a super-charged mixed drink of cleaning acids, detoxifying mineral dirt and quieting camphor, this entirely pink mixture resembles the taxi that swings up to escort your alcoholic buddy to their bed. Acclaim be!

Blackheads

Simply caused by debasements making their homes in your pores (ordinary grime ties with sebum and turns dark when oxidized), pimples are effortlessly helped. Consistent shedding is the way to keeping skin clear and ‘strawberry without seed’ – add a purifying sponge into your beauty regime and utilize an elucidating veil maybe a couple times each week, to battle blockage and abandon you nose for all intents and purposes poreless.

And there you have it. So no matter what type of spot you may face on your face, at least there’s a remedy for it. The important part is to correctly identify the reason for getting the spot, so that you can choose the right weapon from your arsenal in order to get rid of it.

 

Fenty Beauty – Exclusive new peak

I have not come across Fenty Beauty before they sent me this free promotion pack. This isn’t a sponsored post, I am just being completely honest with my review. Mimosa Sunrise is a vibrant, light-medium tangerine orange with strong, warm yellow undertones and a pearly sheen. It was one of the least shimmery shades in the duos for reference. The pigmentation was fantastic, while the texture was smooth, blendable, and easy to work with, though I’d use a moderate hand or denser brush to pickup product more evenly. As an eyeshadow, it applied best with pressing and patting motions. It wore well for nine hours on me before fading.

Sangria Sunset is a medium-dull pink with inconspicuous, cool connotations and a metallic sheen.  If you are going to buy Fenty Beauty products the ONLY place to get them in the UK right now is at feelunique.com, use a discount code first, I found one – TENOFF – from this website. Money-saving is a way of life…! The surface was delicate, smooth, and thick without being hardened or difficult to get item when utilizing a brush. It had almost dark shading scope that connected equally and mixed out with little exertion on my cheeks, however it appeared to look somewhat less metallic in a solitary layer once buffed and mixed out. I didn’t experience any difficulty utilizing it as an eyeshadow. The shading remained on well for nine hours on me before blurring a bit.

Getting that perfect bun of hair – the ballerina!

I am told that my bun is a versatile hairstyle that can be used in a variety of situations. Depending on the style, a bun can be a functional style for household chores, a more polished look for work or school, or a sophisticated updo for a night out! No matter what kind of bun you want to make, you can look great in no time by just following a few simple steps!

I always envied those who could effortlessly throw their long hair into a bun on top of their heads and look perfectly polished without the use of damaging heat styling. Earlier this year I bought my first ‘donut’ and you could say it changed my life.. it didn’t but you could say it. It did, however, revolutionise my every day hair routine. I pretty much wore a bun for a month (day and night) until I had the Got2b mishap when I had to have it cut in to a short bob. That was a dark time I must say but happily hair does grow and it’s finally long enough (just) to cover a doughnut again and since I’ve been wearing it a lot lately I’ve had lot of requests for a how to.. so here it is. I got the clips from Debenhams (used promo code from here).

 

  • You can choose to make your bun off-center for a more playful look if you would like. This look works best if your bun is placed either very low or very high.
  • Because you are going for a messy bun look, don’t brush your hair or run your hands through it too much as you draw it back. Simply pick your hair up, resisting the temptation to finger brush it.
  • Be sure to pick up any loose strands, and make sure that all of your hair has been included in your handful.

 

Tips for Tackling Cellulite

Before we go any further, please, please, please note that there is absolutely nothing wrong with having cellulite. Nearly all of us have dimples and we shouldn’t be afraid to show them off to the world. However, cellulite can have a huge effect on body confidence, so if yours is making you a bit self conscious then read on.

It’s fine to have some hang-ups (we as a whole do!) and, notwithstanding needing everybody to commend the skin they’re in, we realize that some of you will need to prep before you wear your extremely small new two-piece…

Symptomatic of a huge number of variables – from hormones to your quality pool (thanks parentals) – cellulite is because of fat stores making skin look a bit… orange-peely. Furthermore, no one’s safe – from those who’re über thin to those who’re honored with peachy bottoms – anybody can discover their thighs are not as much as super smooth. Thus, despite the fact that we emphatically advocate acknowledgment, here are our best tips to help reduce spaces.

Right off the bat, pick your weapon: We swear by Mio’s “Body Brush” – made with normally firm yet non-grating pig swarms and elastic ‘back rub’ knobs to enable persuade to skin out of hibernation. Little and frequently is the best strategy. We know somebody (ahem) who’s gone at body brushing like they’re sanding floors – be firm however delicate, and recollect that one can’t buff one’s base into nothingness… anyway hard you attempt. Do it dry (!?) before showering – it opens up your pores and will get your skin sparkling.

Or on the other hand attempt Sarah Chapman’s “The Bodylift” – an agonizing looking ‘gadget’ that back rubs your thighs to breakdown fat stores while conditioning and ‘fixing’ skin.

What’s more, on the off chance that you can manage it, grasp a “Acupressure Strap”. Ouchy in any case, the ‘needles’ on the “Bed of Nails” work ponders for constant irregularities and knocks – boosting dissemination to kick-begin crumbling of the fundamental fat groupings.

There’s additionally another particular child on the cellulite-banishing square. A bizarre silicone glass, Legology’s “Circu-Lite Squeeze Therapy” is phenomenal – even notwithstanding its ‘fundamental’ appearance. This vacuum is critical to accomplishing smooth, without dimple thighs when it’s utilized with a moving strategy. By diminishing maintenance of liquids and boosting bloodflow to the focused on regions, it unmistakably smooths and enhances your skin’s tone and surface.

Normal Skin vs CelluliteWhat’s more, it isn’t simply devices! We’ve an army of medications to additionally improve the presence of bottoms. Mio’s “Shrink to Fit Cellulite Smoother” is pressed with a high grouping of caffeine and cancer prevention agents, nearby their ‘Adipoless’ and ‘Adiposlim’ buildings, which work to ‘contract’ fat cells and restrain stockpiling to your skin feeling mind blowing supple.

On the other hand, “Cellu-Lite Salon Secret For Legs” utilizes a similar serious, detoxifying and empowering oils (counting grapefruit, Tunisian rosemary, patchouli and green mandarin) utilized by knead advisors amid leg-helping, inch-misfortune medications (it’s mind boggling).

Or then again attempt Sol de Janeiro’s imposing “Body Buff Smoothing Scrub ‘N Mask” with Brazilian quartz precious stones and Amazon waterway earth to shed, diminish and detoxify skin, while a mixed drink of powerful plant separates help feed and wash down so you can overcome even the teeniest g-string (simply imagine you’re on Ipanema) and say ‘Sayonara’ sarong.

Davina Puts Her Heartbreak House Up For Sale – For £6.25MILLION

I’ve just noticed that Davina McCall is selling her (idyllic) house for almost DOUBLE what she paid for it. I remember that there were eyebrows raised when she paid £3.2 million for Faircrouch House near my patch of Wadhurst, back in 2009. A year before, the house had been put on the market by Rosaleen Corfe with a guide price of £4.3 million. It was bad timing for Corfe; according to Land Registry records the estate lost 14 per cent of its value in 2008 as the recession started to affect the property market. Nine years later, following the break-up of Davina’s marriage to Matthew Robertson, Faircrouch House is on sale at Savills with a guide price of £6.25 million. I wonder what percentage he will get?

Photos from Rightmove: http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-73311488.html

Faircrouch is a substantial and elegantly-proportioned Grade II listed country house, probably dating from the 17th century with a later 18th century front portion, set within nearly 38 acres of private gardens and grounds and with substantial secondary accommodation, including a detached Lodge house at the main gate, a Cottage, Barn and Coach House. The house itself has a porticoed entrance porch, entrance hall, drawing room, dining room, study/library, family room, boot room, kitchen/breakfast room, wine cellar, cellar boiler room, and six bedrooms.

According to Country Life, the house was originally a medieval nunnery that was suppressed during the Dissolution. It was later owned by a succession of wealthy ironmasters, starting with John Barham, who bought the property in 1560, and including William Benge, the builder of the Gloucester Furnace at Lamberhurst in 1695. At some point, the remains of the nunnery buildings, including those of the monastic cells, were incorporated into the main house, which has been extended several times since.

The back elevation of the stuccoed house shows the oldest 17th century work, and is three storeys high and five casement windows in length. The front is 18th century, two storeys, with six sash windows. All this sit under a hipped slate roof complete with parapet.

Unusually for the area, Faircrouch is built with local stone quarried nearby. Some historians believe it was stone from an earlier medieval building taken from this property that helped in the building of Wadhurst Castle. The area grew in the 1850s with the arrival of the railway, linking Wadhurst to the City of London. The then owners of Faircrouch were granted a permanent set of steps linking the house, via a woodland path, to Wadhurst Station ‘in perpetuity, in exchange for the sale of the cutting where the railway now runs.

It is listed with Savills, although I don’t think it’ll sell at anywhere near the asking price personally.  https://search.savills.com/ie/en/property-detail/gbtwrstus170283

 

About My Divorce

Unable to cope with the immenseness of it all I have tried to ignore it, bury my head in the sand and distract myself by staring for hours on end at the pattern on my duvet. I feel neglected.

Dave is going; that is for certain and I haven’t seen Boris for days. Even the girls I thought I could rely on have been noticeable by the distance I feel between us. Theresa and Andrea seem to have been so embroiled in their own contretemps they have had little time for me. Perhaps now Angela is splitting from Jeremy with what seems like deep acrimony, she and I might find something in common.

Family problem

For the time being the only person I seem to be able to rely on is that nice man at the bank, Mark, I think he’s called. Maybe it’s time to see him again, although I know he’ll only tell me that times are going to be tough and I have to cut back.

How did I ever get into this mess in the first place? It’s not my fault. Now I’m not so angry, I just feel sad for what might have been, what we had and what we’ve lost. I think I’ll go and take another look at the pattern on that duvet.

LoveMeBeauty – Giveaway!

Dear Readers – get that reference and win a prize! – it’s my BIRTHDAY shortly but this post is completely unrelated to that.  Rest assured I have been very much in the birthday spirit of late and spending like someone will take all of my money away if I leave it in my account for too long so you can expect a post on my recent online splurges very soon. Anyway.. Here’s what I got in my January box!

Weleda Sea Buckhorn Hand Cream

I’m not a huge fan of hand cream usually, I rarely have a period of time during the day where I’m not using my hands so having them covered in lotion is my idea of a nightmare. If I find one I really like I reserve it for bedtime but even that’s tough as I’m often glued to my phone/laptop/ipad moments before I’m asleep. This is not greasy and absorbs pretty fast so it’s a nice one to keep in my bag and apply at work.. I can still type but my hands feel hydrated – score!

Full Size: £8.96 for 50ml

Cosmetics à la Carte Divine Lash Mascara in ‘Black’

I don’t usually use higher end mascaras because I don’t think they’re any better than the cheaper ones you can buy.. and this was no exception. The small brush makes it perfect for my lower lashes but it just doesn’t do anything special for me. That being said I don’t love many mascaras.. maybe that’s why I rarely feel like splurging on them.

Full Size: £23 for 9g

NYX Cosmetics Single Eyeshadow in ‘Cryptonite’

Overall I was really happy with this box, next month (or this month I suppose) we have been promised a surprise item which is pretty exciting as the whole premise behind Love Me Beauty is that you have a pre-determined set of menus and you know what to expect but the idea of one surprise item definitely intrigues me!