Time for part two of our bridal blog series with the jaw-droppingly beautiful Karen Cummings-Palmer (she's the very definition of 'lit-from-within'). She stopped by our offices to chat supplements, skin care, exercise and stress-relief... and left us all feeling serene, inspired (and more than a little bit jealous of her genes (and leather jeans)).
Where once our Elizabethan counterparts spent their days fretting about whether "to be or not to be", our contemporary selves are plagued with far less existential concerns. To text or not to text. Tweet or not to tweet. Buy, or not to buy? And, the one that the beauty industry has had a furrow in its' forehead about for some time now; should parabens be used as preservatives in cosmetics? To paraBEn or not to paraBEn. That is the question.
Ever wondered quite how supermodel Christy Turlington successfully defies the ageing process, and manages to look as youthful and luminous now (aged 45) as she did when she first gazed ethereally from those super-cool black and white CK campaigns? We think it's probably because she's secretly superhuman (and does a headstand every morning - gravity working in reverse works wonders). But alongside impeccable genes and healthy living, there are one or two beauty products Christy swears buy, to keep her skin glowing and hair looking healthy.
Like many lotions and potions from the East, some of the ingredients in the bestselling South Korean skin care range Mizon, are not for the feint of heart. Their most popular products use snail mucus, egg white and starfish extract...errr.
Oh Wes Anderson. Prince of foppish hair, corduroy and awkwardness. You are (possibly) one of my "top 30 men of all time... at least." (Is it okay to quote Bridget Jones when revering one's idol? What would Wes want?) Bill Murray, Adrien Brody and Willem Defoe are also well-up on my it list, so it should come as no surprise to you to learn that "I wanna die" (in the words of Raleigh St. Claire) with excitement over The Grand Budapest Hotel. Although I'm playing it preeeetty cool (not) - after all, Margot Tenenbaum wouldn't hyperventilate with anticipation over a film screening. WWMTD?
Many of us struggle to achieve the 'perfect brow' but with bold, defined brows showing no sign of sloping off into obscurity, we asked Anastasia Soare, eyebrow guru to the A-List, to share her tips and tricks to achieving the ultimate, face-flattering arches...