Category Archives: ASK AL

7 Habits That Guarantee More Stress

7 Habits That Guarantee More Stress

We all know life wasn’t meant to be easy. We got that brief long ago. But you know what? We also contribute to the degree of stress we experience on a daily basis by continuing to repeat old, negative behaviours and putting up with our own worst habits – like these: 1. Not letting go… Continue Reading

How To Get Big Hair – Must Watch Tutorial

How To Get Big Hair – Must Watch Tutorial

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

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

11 Great Wardrobe & Beauty Hacks

11 Great Wardrobe & Beauty Hacks

For over 12 years now, I’ve worked with countless men, women, school student, media personalities and companies, spreading my special brand of Styling from the inside out. They’ve all experienced an “up close and personal” encounter with me Continue Reading

How To Style With Colour

How To Style With Colour

Did you know, one of the simplest ways to style your home (or your body) is with the clever use of colour? I’m not talking about “getting your colours done”, I’m talking about choosing a colour and knowing how to incorporate it cleverly so that you can refresh or reinvent an existing space or outfit.… Continue Reading

Shoes Every Girl Needs

Shoes Every Girl Needs

I’m always telling clients that without the right shoes, all of your outfit efforts fall well-and-truly flat. In fact, I often style an outfit from the shoes up! So, if your hubby/partner has a go at you about how many shoes you have, then that my friend is a GOOD thing! Tell him/her I said… Continue Reading

6 Wardrobe Must-Haves

6 Wardrobe Must-Haves

Recently I wrote a post about the DIY Wardrobe Workout. In it I shared a very handy tool – the To Keep or Not to Keep – Worksheet. It’s a great little checklist to help you decide “if it should stay or it should go” which is an important part of getting your wardrobe sorted so you… Continue Reading

How to Create The Perfect Wardrobe

How To Create the Perfect Wardrobe

Ever wondered why you have a wardrobe crammed with stuff but still don’t have a thing to wear? Ever looked admiringly at others who seem to always look effortlessly stylish? Ever tried to steal someone’s style but felt like an imposter when you see yourself in the mirror? Never fear – we’ve all been here. But with the… Continue Reading

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

50 Shades of Gorgeous Bargains!

50 Shades of Gorgeous Bargains!

I’ve read the books. All three. And, dare I admit it, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience! And with all the recent hype over the movie (which I sadly didn’t get to see) all the talk of grey got me to thinking.  With grey Winter weather well on the way, and lots of us dying to… Continue Reading