Category Archives: Hair & Beauty

How To Get Big Hair

How To Get Big Hair

Have you got fine, limp hair? Do you long for thick, flowing locks? Do you look enviously at other women’s horse-tail like ponytails? I know I DO! Thing is, people often compliment me on mine – even ask me how I do it – because they THINK I’ve got super-thick hair. HA! Have I got… Continue Reading

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Wardrobe, Beauty and Life Hacks #2

Wardrobe, Beauty and Life Hacks #2

Yes, I’ll admit it. I’m a bit lazy. If I can find a quicker, easier way to do something, I will be the first person to try out the latest hack! I mean, seriously? Who doesn’t want a few great tips on how to make our lives, bodies, or wardrobes look good and feel better… Continue Reading

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Hospital Chic – Look Good, Feel Better!

Hospital Chic – Look Good, Feel Better!

I have never felt very confident taking selfie. I mean let’s face it, when you work from home most days, or spend the rest of the time in hospital, you don’t tend to get overly “dressed up”! I just figure no one is going to be feeling very inspired by my daily uniform of jeans, sweater… Continue Reading

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Pure Smile Teeth Whitening Review

Pure Smile Teeth Whitening Review

“Smile! Show us your pearly whites! Say ‘Cheese’!” Do any of these phrases fill you with dread? Have you resorted to closed-mouth grins in photos or even simply editing photos to whiten your teeth? If that sounds like you, I think I might’ve found a solution. It’s called Pure Smile, and the good news it… Continue Reading

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Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening Review

Smile Brilliant Teeth Whitening Review

I am one lucky girl. The lovely guys over at Smile Brilliant asked me to road-test/review their product, and being one who’s always wanted to try professional teeth whitening, of course I jumped at the opportunity! I’ve always had nice enough teeth, but they certainly didn’t fit into the category of the gleaming bright Hollywood smile.  I… Continue Reading

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Top 5 Tips for Summer Style

Top 5 Tips for Summer Style

We all have our own style, whether we know it or not. But we all can get stuck in a style rut without knowing it too. So why not use the change of seasons to tweak your look? You don’t have to totally reinvent yourself or follow the latest fashion fads to the letter (we… Continue Reading

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How Do You See Yourself? A Lesson In Self-Image

How Do You See Yourself? A Lesson In Self-Image

Mirror mirror on the wall…. When Style Counsel launched (way back in 2004) I had a reason for choosing that name. I was never really interested in helping women follow fashion. I was always more keen on teaching them the two other things which I’ve always felt were  far more important: 1. Style. 2. Confidence. Continue Reading

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15 Tips for Lips

15 Tips for Lips

By far, the best advice I can give is to “touch up” throughout the day. NO lippy – no matter how perfectly applied or how it’s marketed – will last all day and look fabulous unless it’s re-applied! And often! Here are some of my tried and true tips for prettier than pretty lips! Continue Reading

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ASK AL

ASK AL

Welcome to my new blog feature – ASK AL. This is where I’ll answer your “How to” questions on makeup, hair and styling or wearing anything from the latest trends to updating your favourite classics. Send me photos, ask my opinion, ask those questions – on anything style related. That’s what I’m here for! To… Continue Reading

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60 Image Breakers

60 Image Breakers

If Corporate Image tips are what you’re after, make sure you read this! Feel free to add your own Image Breakers to this list. Anything that doesn’t leave a positive first impression is allowed here: Continue Reading

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