10 years younger 10 minutes 10 tips
1 SMILE & LAUGH A LOT
Ditch : Frowning, angry scowls, dirty looks, down turned mouth, set jaw
Go for : A big smile every time. There's great debate over the number of muscles used to frown or smile – but who cares! A smiley face is warm and lifting. As for lines, well smile lines are much more attractive than frown lines. go on spread abit of happiness!
2 LIP SERVICE
Ditch : Dark lips, dark liner, bleeding colour and matte lipstick, lipstick on your teeth
Go for : Don’t underestimate the power of the pout
Pink is the only lip colour you should wear to flatter your lips
Pink shades lighten up the lip area and the face. Dark colours draw attention to other dark areas of the face like dark circles and bags.
Plump up with a lip enhancer for a bee-stung swell – the only fat we are happy to have is on our lips! Oh and don't purse your lips.
3 INSTANT FACE LIFT
Ditch : Fuzzy, bushy brows, too wide, too thin, straight or short, over-plucked or grey or just the one across your brow!
Go for : A major tidy up and an arched brow – this will give the impression of a face lift – invest in a quick 10 minute threading session in your local dept store – you won’t believe the difference.
Disguise grey, Unless you have Audrey Hepburns face stick to your own natural brow line and leave trend to the 20 year olds
4 GOOD POSTURE
Ditch : Stooping, slouching, round shoulders, poor posture
Go for : Thinking tall, imagining you are being pulled up by invisible strings, coax shoulders back safely. Don’t push out your boobs or yank your shoulders back.
5 CHECK YOU OUT
Ditch : The tan tights, the two piece one colour suit, on the knee skirt, mixy-matchy wedding gear, riped jeans, fashion victim clothing, too much flesh.
Go For : Fake tan, stylish simple dressing, less is more, jeans that fit, if in doubt cover it up.
6 SMOOTH OPERATOR
Ditch : Lumps & bumps, VPL’s, the third boob, muffin tops,
Go for : Shapewear to keep it all in check, a bra that fits, waistlines that don’t squeeze. All the celebs do it and its not taboo anymore.
7 HANDS UP!
Ditch : False nails, witches finger nails, the one precious long nail, yellow nails, ridged nails, dark polish and chips.
Go for : Pretty manicured nails, all the same length, clean and cared for properly shaped. Nail colours that are pink toned and natural. Go made with colour on toes only
Get a polish that is hard wearing and keep your hands out of dish water.
8 LIGHTEN UP
Ditch : the eye bags, dark circles, age spots, neck tide marks and thick gunky foundation
Go for : a radiance boosting concealer as part of your daily make-up use it for bags, age spots and don’t leave home without it. Go easy on your base, make sure it matches your skin tone and put it only where its needed!
9 DON’T CRACK UP
Ditch : Cracked heels, dry and uncared for feet, unpainted toenails, yellow toenails, feet generally resembling cloven hooves
Go For : On show smooth cared for feet, rub on some oil or cream each morning for better looking heels and paint your toenails If polish is not for you buff them to a shine with a nail buffer. There's nothing worse than someone stepping back in horror at the sight of your feet - you have been warned!
10 CALL OFF THE FUZZ
Hair on legs, underarms, face, toes and anywhere it has sprouted lately. Go for:
A major de-fuzz – at the very least your legs!