most women, I have my absolute favourites
when it comes to beauty products.
I do try an enormous amount of products
with the nature of my job, but I
return time and time again to my
own favourites because they deliver
results for me.
Although I'm starting to need the
help of anti-ageing products, I
can't say I've ever really got on
with them for my skin.
Having a dry, sensitive skin I have
to be really careful about what
I put on my skin, especially my
face, and anti ageing products do
tend to have a slightly drying effect.
Although most of them have a good
tightening and lifting effect, not
many of them offer the comfort
of a regular moisturizer. Of all
the anti-ageing products on the
market I do think that Gatineau
are about the best.
A French beauty house, as all the
best are, they do have a wide range
of products that really do deliver
good results against the signs of
ageing and yet until now I hadn't
found one that offered a real comfort
factor for very dry skin like mine.
Also, if you feel you need to moisturize
more than once in the morning, or
you still feel a little 'tight'
after applying your day cream, then
that's a sure sign that your usual
brand isn't working hard enough
I really like their day and
night cream Nutriactive with
Omegas 3,6 & 9, which although
they contain some of the anti-ageing
qualities of their other creams,
they also have a wonderfully
comforting 'slip' factor unusual
in these types of face creams.
If you're skin is really dehydrated
at this time of year this
could be a good one to try.
Not necessary for the under
30's of course, but I certainly
noticed fine lines beginning
to appear quite early in my
30's which is quite common
to dry skins.
Again, I'm not a great fan of serums
as I generally don't like the texture,
but Gatineau serums do seem to feel
better under your moisturizer so
for extra results on those wrinkles
try one of theirs.
Choose carefully, as they are not
the most affordable products, but
I must say they do last an incredible
length of time due to their effectiveness.
think winter 2009 will go down
as 'the year of the coat'.
With so much 'weather' I think
I've used nearly every different
coat I have this season.
From the heaviest, chunkiest faux
fur, to the lightweight fleece,
via the full-on trench coat and
shower proof mac. You name it
I've worn it.
And boy am I glad I own such a
multitude of scarves as I've lived
in them for weeks now. With the
weather changing as
as it has been doing I don't think
I've worn the same coat two days
Following the very short spell
of snow we had in my part of the
world we had a lovely week of
crisp sunshine, still a bit chilly
but time to put the ski-wear back
in the closet.
Following that, out came the storm
coat for the three days of mild
but rainy weather we had, then
that was replaced with the chunky
fleece when it turned a bit nippy
Actually, it was fun to bring
out some old favourites again
and by the look of things winter
isn't over yet so I won't be relegating
them to the back of the wardrobe
through an old cupboard yesterday
imagine my delight when I found
a folder full of 70's and 80's
Not something to be delighted
about I hear you say but I have
it on very good authority that
80's fashion is about to hit
in a very big way.
We've already seen bits of it
creeping in on the catwalks
with full on Duran Duran video
hairdos and make-up.
I'm told that this time round
it will be a little more sophisticated
but the New Romantics out there
can look forward to all that
dressing up, lace, frills -
Now all I need are some knitting
needles and wool and I've cracked