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A FEW weeks ago, I had the absolute privilege of having my hair cut by one of the UK’s top hairdressers… The very lovely and amusing Alexander Turnbull who’s won numerous British hairdressing awards including North Eastern Hairdresser of The Year and British Best Newcomer Of The Year. I was invited by Matrix Haircare (part of the L’Oreal group) to have my hair cut, pampered and styled by Alexander using their

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WHAT people think about us? What they may say behind our back or in the company of others. Why do we care if people like us or not?  Some people will, others won’t. So what’s the big deal? Why do we care if people look at us in the street or when we’re out and about? Surely it’s better to be noticed than to be invisible? Isn’t it? Why do we

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SOME days I feel like I could take on the world. (And maybe even win.) Other days it can feel like a struggle just to leave the house and face it, let alone take it on. It’s a funny ol’ thing confidence. Take for instance this week. On Tuesday, I was feeling bold, invincible and at my absolute best. Flying high and making magic happen. And then the day after. Bam,

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I can still remember the first time I saw the new girl at school. Ten years old, she was my first girl crush. Pretty, stylish, fun and happy, she seemed to have it all. When she didn’t know I was looking, I would gaze at her across the playground or during assembly and marvel at her cool clothes, that set her apart from all of us. She wore raa raa

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YOUR SECRETS: How boudoir photography is helping to boost women’s body confidence

WOULD you pose naked for pictures? Or perhaps semi-naked with just your lingerie on? Think about it for a second. What do you reckon? Boudoir photography has been around for a while now. We’ve all seen it and heard about it. But can it really help boost women’s body confidence? Or is it just vanity gone mad? All these questions and more I posed to the lovely (and incredibly talented)

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STYLE: Me and my new bangs. A life changing hair cut?

LAST Saturday I had my hair cut and I honestly think it has changed my life. What I hear you cry? How can it be? I know, I know. It sounds utterly bonkers and no-one is more surprised to say that than me but I absolutely think it has. My new hair do or my new ‘bangs’ to be precise really have shaken things up. And, for the better I

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FRIDAY FIVE: Easy ways to step up and start ‘owning’ your life

SO, after a little break I’m back with my blogging mojo well and truly restored! I love blogging so I’ve got to tell you it was a bit difficult not to feel guilty about my time away from you all but I have to say, it’s done me the world of good. Stepping away from the blog has given me back some precious time which has allowed me to chill

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