Monday 20 February 2017

Beautiful from head to toe

Published 23/08/2010 | 05:00

This week, I'm getting in touch with my inner recessionista and I'm resolving to give up face wipes. They simply aren't good enough at cleaning skin, and a dirty surface won't properly absorb moisturiser.

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I'm also going to channel Cheryl Cole by using (the truly horribly named) Bumpits (€11.79, above, available from Boots and www.jmldirect.com), which are self-gripping, leave-in hair inserts that create lots of volume. All I have to do is pull a section of my hair forward, tuck a Bumpit underneath it, and then smooth my hair back.

I'm also trying to improve my posture and give my feet a break, all the while working my glutes and legs with my new pair of Fitflops (from €79.95), aka the 'miracle shoe' that could cure heel, lower back and sciatica problems.

They've had a makeover and now come in clog and sandal designs, adorned with spangly studs and Anna Sui florals.

While they take a bit of getting used to, so far they're actually easier to walk in than regular flip-flops. I'm still not convinced about the workout, but a girl can dream.

Irish Independent

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