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THE ESSENTIALS PT 5, SLEEP TIGHT WITH BIOTHERM

In case you didn’t know, night creams are pretty important (in fact, as important as, or even more than your day cream). It’s no longer good enough to slather some Sorbolene or just any ol’ cream over your skin before bed.

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CONTOURING; YOUR SECRET WEAPON!

The secret’s out, get the celebrity treatment and learn how to contour your face in a few easy steps.

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TOM FORD JASMIN ROUGE LIP COLOUR COLLECTION

Who do you think of when you think of red lipstick? Marilyn Munro, Debbie Harry, Dita Von Teese, what about Kate Moss or Audrey Hepburn? Well now we can add Tom Ford to the list. The cosmetic king has just release a vey tight limited edition range of four red lip sticks.


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THE ESSENTIAL PART 4; THE DAY CREAM

La Mer La Mer La Mer, why can’t you be within my budget? This cream is like a Chanel 2.55 or Proenza PS1, you save and save, it becomes a part of your wardrobe and you can never go back. Toting one of those icons or patting on La Mer does something to you; it makes you stand up a little straighter and adds bounce to your step.

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SHE’S ALL THAT! STOP MOTION MAKE-UP TUTORIAL

I was inspired by photographer Guy Bourdin and the images he took of all these brightly coloured women and of these old YSL cosmetic campaigns Irecently found in some old Italian Vogue from the ’80’s.

Playing with such bold colours, I felt I needed to do it in a more interesting way than a straight-up tutorial. Stop motion is about taking a single shot after every single stroke, which meant I would draw a fraction of say the lipliner, take a shot, and then draw a little more. Yep, it’s time consuming but so worth it once you have the finished product!

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THE ESSENTIALS PT 3; THE EVERYDAY EXFOLIATOR

So we’re told by the beauty industry that we have to exfoliate every second day, about three times a week. But if you’re like me then chances are you only do so once a week, at the most!

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ALYS IN WONDERLAND

“I wonder if I’ve been changed in the night. Was I the same when I got up this morning? I almost think I can remember feeling a little different. But if I’m not the same, the next question is ‘Who in the world am I?

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STAR TREATMENT; CONTOURING WITH NARS CASINO BRONZER


Is Contouring the hottest trend since dewy foundations or even the Cat eye? Here I show you one of my secret weapons when it comes to contouring my celebrity clientele.

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I HEART PARIS; CONTRASTING COLOURS IN NEON SHADES

Contrasting colours- you can make them as obvious or subtle as you like. Flashes of colour over the lids as liners, electric lips and neon nails, it’s all about having fun and being a little daring.

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THE ESSENTIALS PART 2; THE DREAM EYE CREAM

Are you of a slightly older vintage or have a passion for adventurous outdoorsy sports like surfing or horse riding? Well if so you’re going to love me after this post. Introducing Perricone MD’s Acyl-Glutathione Eye Lid Serum.(With such an unpronounceable name and a very particular usage, this eye cream has got to be incredible right? Right!)

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CALL ME MAYBE; WEARABLE, EASY TO ACHIEVE STYLE!

I’m all about keeping things simple when it comes to makeup. Less is more and simplicity is definitely the key when it comes to looking young, effortless and carefree. In this story, I show you just how easy it is to get this look with a few key products and the right application techniques.

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THE ESSENTIALS; TOP TEN MUST HAVE SKINCARE PRODUCTS TO TAKE YOU INTO 2013


Welcome to The Essentials – a ten part series showcasing the best of the newest skincare products that you have to add to your routines, bathroom cabinets and beauty kits. Written by make-up artist and ex-Vogue online beauty editor Anni Hall, get ready for smoother, plumper, brighter and overall better skin in 2013.

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NEW FACE TO WATCH; GABBY DOVER


New face Gabrielle Dover had been modelling 4 days when I had the opportunity to meet and work with her. The Lou Dillion look  a like from Berry is NYC bound already, after her agency Priscillas had her place within hours of being put on the books.

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KERASTASE CRISTALLISTE; THE SECET TO SHINY HEALTHY HAIR IS OUT!

The best kept secret for long shiny healthy hair is out! Here I test drive and give my opinion on the range designed by Kerastase for long hair.

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ELECTRIC YOUTH; LIGHT REFLECTING SKIN AND HAIR


Ever wondered how you create that beautiful, radiant, effortlessly natural textured hair with out all the fly aways? Ever wondered how you create that shimmering matte complexion that glows in all the right spots? Well here’s how…

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YOUR SKIN, YOUR FUTURE

A good skin care routine is key to creating a picture perfect complexion. To invest in a healthy skin care routine this year is about investing in your future.

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