Nine months on, nine months off, they say. But once you have managed to shift those extra pounds after having your dear little one—what are you left with? Well, in my case, the tummy of an old woman. Sad face. I was so pleased to have hit my target on the scales but I wasn’t banking on bizarre, stubborn fat pockets, and wrinkles that would make a prune look smooth! Having swathed my ever-increasing bump with oils, lotions, and potions for nine months, I have to say that I have managed to emerge with very fine and almost invisible stretch marks, which is great—can’t complain. However, Spanx® and dollop of Xen-Tan aside, I need to solve the wrinkly pouch situation and in my quest fo
Just ask any little girl, and they will tell you what they really, really want to be when they grow up. The answer? A princess, of course! For many, dressing up as one for Halloween or other occasions just never feels like enough, and it may not be. (Disney alone has 10 princesses to choose from!)
And little girls may never fully grow out of this phase. The fantasy may just morph a bit. Instead of becoming a princess, many women are happy to simply look like one—especially if she looks like the Duchess of Cambridge Catherine Elizabeth “Kate” Middleton, the pregnant wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana). As many a royal watcher
AS SEEN IN THE DAILY MAIL – Beauty In The Bag Editor in Chief Wendy Lewis Gives Her Beauty Shopping Tips
SIX WAYS TO GET MORE BEAUTY FOR YOUR BUCKS
International beauty expert Wendy Lewis, founder of beautyinthebag.com,
shares her tips for getting the most from your trip to the shops.
Go online and do some research before you go to the counter so you know what you’re looking for in advance. If you are keen to try a new type of foundation, for example, narrow down your selection to brands, products and prices you would consider, then use the expertise of the beauty advisor to choose the right shade for you.
Testers are the biggest benefit of going to a counter because you can see the texture, shade and consistency of a product — things that do not translate from a screen.