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Wardrobe for a mature autumn

I received a reader’s request for style tips for mature women:  I have begun to almost live in jeans/slacks and want to be more feminine. Many of your suggestions seem to be for younger people. I am 62, very slim, … Continue reading

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Colour theory: Autumn

If you are an autumn type, you will look best is dark, soft and warm colours. You may have warm red hair and freckles or light brown hair with golden eyes, but there are many autumns with blonde or dark … Continue reading

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Prestige vs. qualities

Prestige describes our standing as seen in the eyes of others, our power to impress. Many men are very much drawn to women who are prestigious, because they feel a deep need to impress others. A woman’s sources of prestige … Continue reading

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Colour theory: Winter

The winter palette is dark, bright and cool. If you are a winter type, all these three qualities can be seen in your colouring, but usually one of two will be most obvious. My own colouring is first of all … Continue reading

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Refined appearance

    To look feminine, it is important to first look refined and take good take of your appearance. When you dress in delicate, feminine clothing, but have unkempt hair, rough heels and stains, it gives a silly impression. You … Continue reading

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Imperfection

  You dont have to be perfect to be charming, feminine and seductive. Imagine a beautiful painting, but dusty and a bit damaged. Or look at the patched bear above. Would you not still be able to love it a … Continue reading

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Refinement

There is a certain charm in natural, earthy things, but sometimes a bit of refinement can keep something from being coarse and common. When something is refined,  rough edges are removed from it and it is polished and cared for … Continue reading

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How to look feminine without even trying

A pretty dress. It is dainty, feminine, delicate. But do you see yourself wearing this after a hard day at work? When you have your nephew over? When you need to scrub the windows? Thought so! When the feminine clothes … Continue reading

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Flowers in your hair

You can always look more feminine when you wear a flower in your hair. A hairband with flowers like above keeps loose hair in place and adds some gentle spice to your face. Because the girl has full, healthy hair, … Continue reading

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An hour for your beauty

How to do a facial, mani and pedi for yourself in about an hour. I take one large bowl and fill it half with warm water, half with boiling water. Then I add a steaming tablet from Lush. You can … Continue reading

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