Talk

Advanced search

Whether you’re a beauty novice or a confirmed fashionista, this topic is for consulting Mumsnetters on all things style-related. Plus, check out our Swears By page for the inside track on the next Mumsnet must-have.

Several questions that I need answered .. please!

(4 Posts)
Surprise Mon 08-Nov-10 18:53:48

1. How does Cheryl Cole's make-up always look so dewy? Any idea what it is?

2. Need a long, preferably grey winter coat, which fits in the middle and then flares out, kind of Victorian style - where can I find one?

3. Can anyone recommend a good lipstick in a dark maroony red?

Thanks if anyone can be bothered!

Amanderrr Mon 08-Nov-10 19:17:49

1. Try a foundation designed to give dewy coverage or apply a more creamy than you normally use moisturiser under your usual foundation or mix the moisturiser with your foundation.

2. A few long grey coats to have a look at...

Love this FC one but it may be more Jane Austen era than Victorian.

Dark grey with a detachable faux fur collar from Precis Petite. Ignore if you're taller than 5'4" though.

Mid grey from Windsmoor.

3. Sorry but I can't be of any help here as I don't wear lipstick. When I do I end up looking like I'm wearing a comedy moustache as my hair blows around and gets stuck to my lips.

Surprise Tue 09-Nov-10 14:49:37

Thanks for all that Amanderr. I use quite a light foundation from Clinque, but find it gets shiny rather than dewy. Have also tried shine control moisturiser/primer stuff underneath which doesn't seem to do much. Just wondered if there are new techniques/products around that I dont' know about (being very old and all that grin). Like the Precis coat, but I'm 5 7 so, it's not for me. Will continue searching - thank you.

Amanderrr Tue 09-Nov-10 14:56:47

Yes, there's a fine line between dewy and shiny.

Just a thought re the coat. Keep checking Laura Ashley as they normally stock long fitted coats so there must be one due instore soon. smile

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: