You are the radiant focal point on your ‘big day’. Everything has to be right. The location, the dress, your hair… But how can you make sure your skin also looks gorgeous? Ask me about a stressful time in my life, and I immediately think about the weeks prior to my wedding. Having just given birth (with[...]

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In my last blog I talked about the best way to preserve your skincare products, especially when temperatures rise. But how does that affect make-up? And perfumes, aren’t they also sensitive to heat? Make-up (foundation, bb and cc cream, concealer, lipstick, etc): Even though you keep liquid make-up out [...]

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Sun cream and your make-up routine In order to prevent skin cancer and wrinkles, we should protect ourselves with a layer of sun cream daily. But when a moisturiser, foundation and powder become part of the daily routine, it becomes more of a logistical challenge. In which case a foundation with a SPF d[...]

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It is already a few years ago that I met Marianne van der Gaag and Freek Koster of Touché Models. We started talking about our work as well as other things and we just clicked. It happens sometimes with people! Although, at the time, we didn’t have any concrete ideas, we did agree that, at some point, we[...]

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Tonight on VARA Kassa...

See the clip here Numbers tell the truth A couple of weeks ago I was asked by VARA Kassa if I could help them out with reviewing a range of mascaras. It involved the Dutch rugby ladies team testing them out whilst in action and I had to look at the products effectiveness (how they enhanced the eyelashes[...]

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As I feel an explanation is required, this time it’s a peep behind the scenes at Uncover! And following that more specifically about the arduous delivery of the foundation. Surprisingly enough I have very little to do with networking, accounts, annual reviews, marketing strategies, stock control, meetin[...]

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A couple of weeks ago a journalist from Flair asked me what my biggest beauty blunder had been. Well, with the blunders I have made I can fill a couple of blogs, but I will just stick with the one which is still clearly visible in my mind; my “lash extensions”.

Although my eyelashes are quite alright, I had a photo shoot once where a makeup artist had applied some false ones over the top of them. The effect was very subtle and I really liked it. When I later read somewhere that you could have this done and it lasted for a couple of weeks, taking away the need t[...]

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Two weeks ago I had a photo shoot with Flair magazine. They gave me a pair of shoes to wear, which were to die for! I could choose from a range of amazing dresses and trousers and, last but not least, I was given a make-over by a top make-up artist. What more could a woman want! The next day I looked rat[...]

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Gone are the days of thin pencilled lines over our eyes; hair is again allowed to grow (although, in my opinion, with some exceptions..)! We also want our eyelashes to be as full as possible...

It’s no wonder that we splash out on that special mascara to achieve those special lashes. A quick search of the internet returned products such as Sephora outrageous volume dramatic mascara, Lancome hypnose drama full body volume mascara, Yves Saint Laurent mascara volume effect faux cils shocking and E[...]

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You most definitely want to look ab-fab at Christmas time (or better still all of the time)! Nails get a coat of paint, hair is coloured and trimmed, jewellery polished and once again after a whole year those Christmas dresses come out of the wardrobe (to see if they still fit?).

I always buy a spare one just in case... It needs no explanation that joyous skin is also a part of the Christmas festivities. In my previous blog I gave some detailed advice on how to make your skin as lovely, as radiant and as smooth as possible. But what if, after all that advice, you are still stuck [...]

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