I don’t know about you, but I L to the O, to the V, to the E a free gift with purchase. But this time, Estee Lauder has outdone themselves, because you get to choose what goes in your gorgeous new Estee Lauder cosmetics bag. Excited much? I thought so.
Joanna Davy, our new resident Beauty Editor gives us the lowdown on her hall of fame, can’t live without, stranded on a desert island beauty products.
Clinique has announced a ‘Mascara Swap’ event, which means we can all trade in our crusty, almost empty mascaras for one of Clinique’s top three, absolutely free! How marvellous.
Joanna Davy and Gaynor Alder attend a makeup masterclass for media at Paintbox Cosmetics and learn of summer 2011 trends and some fabulous tips of the trade – including how to weave magic with your mascara wand for va va voom lashes.
The Modern Woman’s Survival Guide Intern, delivers her Hall of Fame can’t-live-without-take-onto-a-desert-island beauty products. I’m not sure about you, but I’m hot footing it to my local cosmetics counter to investigate these babies in more detail. S.O.L.D.
By Joanna Davy For those of you who have managed to elude my obscene, but at the very least consistent, gloating for the past year, I’m going travelling around Europe this summer with my best friend.
First Published in Onya Magazine on December 3, 2010 “So where are you going, what are you doing, why are you leaving?” “Okay, I’ll take a question from the journalist in the third row there with the pink top.”
If you have a beauty addict in your life, and are looking for some Christmas gift ideas – well then look no further. Think Benefit, Christian Dior Clarins, Illamasqua and more.
The windows of time that permit you to switch off are becoming fewer and far between. It used to be when you got home of an evening, before society started expecting 60-hour working weeks and a ‘Zumba body’.
We love a free gift with purchase here at The Modern Woman’s Survival Guide – hell, I’ll even buy Cars and Trucks weekly if it has a free lip gloss on it. Well, the fine folk at Kit Cosmetics are giving away a free Origin’s skin-saving kit.
I’d love to be writing this from a mahogany writing desk, crystal perfume bottles and fresh flowers atop drawers lined with scented tissue and filled with all kinds of elegance.
By Joanna Davy ‘It’ girl status is usually reserved for those rocking gumboots at Glastonbury, but everybody’s favourite brand, Clinique is searching for six of the next IT girls in a nation-wide campaign.
Gaynor Alder, Editor of The Modern Woman’s Survival Guide and Beauty Editor of Onya Magazine, was nominated as one of the top 3 outstanding entries for the Star Beauty Visual Award, alongside Stephanie Darling of Madison (winner) and Marie Claire at the Beauty Directory Star Awards. (Just quietly Gaynor’s a little but chuffed about it all). Host Paula Joye (former Editor of Madison) presented the awards at a breakfast yesterday, [...]
By Joanna Davy I’m one of those people that make assumptions and generalisations. As in, generally, we can assume that surprise flowers mean he’s screwed up, milk is still good 36 hours after its expiration date, and that Oprah loved Eat Pray Love so I will too. The problem with these assumptions is that he might not have, it probably won’t be, and I definitely didn’t. Needless to say, when [...]