BY LISA WILLIAMS Florence Colgate was crowned the most beautiful woman in Britain in 2012. The 18-year-old student beat 8000 other participants in a competition in the search of the “Perfect Face”. Contestants were judged without makeup and were barred entry if they received plastic surgery or chemical enhancement. Some speculated her beauty secret was the air in her home town, or possibly a special ingredient in the chips from the seaside shop she was part-timing at. But it was really the blue-eyed blonde’s flawless mathematical facial proportions that added up to her success in winning the title as Britain’s most naturally gorgeous face. Read More: Forget Brows: Women Are Now ‘Thread’-Lifting Their Faces
BY LISA WILLIAMS I’ve always considered the brown beauty mark prettily placed below the corner of my eye a signature physical feature. Very much the same way Cindy Crawford’s trademark mole is a central element of her look. So I was taken aback when a close friend suggested that I removed it, since a prominent mole in that area apparently symbolised a “tearful” future according to Chinese beliefs. Bothered and bewildered, I spoke to a few renown face readers to demystify the truth behind “good” and “bad” facial moles.
BY LISA WILLIAMS Wonder why supermodels never seem to age. When they are gliding down the catwalks, they look effortlessly flawless. Even after retirement, most supermodels turned celeb moms never seem to age. With many claiming to be ‘au naturel’ and to ‘shun surgery’, what other non-surgical options do they turn to to keep their looks frozen in time? Non-surgical facelifts are nothing new, Ultherapy and Thermage have been within the grasp of the rich and famous for many years. But recent improvements in facial thread lifts mean that A-listers now have another weapon in their anti-aging arsenal. Threadlifts are the new ‘non-surgical’ facelifts available. It takes just half-an-hour and there is no recovery time. Read More: 5 Ways to Tackle Stubborn Zits A-listers clamoring for threading face-lifts can finally breath an easy sigh of relief with the latest advances in thread-lifting technology. Looking at the arduous journey that threadlifts have taken over the years, it’s no wonder why women are now queuing up for the latest Silhouette Instalift. Continue Reading
Is your chin giving others a weak impression of you? In the world of boxing, a fighter’s chin is a term that refers to the ability to withstand trauma to the chin or jaw without being knocked unconscious. Terms like Rocky Balboa’s ‘granite chin’ and being able to ‘take it on the chin’ imply strength and resilience. Superheroes such as Captain America Chris Evans and Superman or Man From U.N.C.L.E Henry Cavill look like they have chins forged from steel. So do some others, such as George Clooney and Brad Pitt, or world’s hottest felon, convict-turned model Jeremy Meeks. From an aesthetic standpoint, the chin frames the lower face and is a prominent facial feature, yet it is frequently neglected. While it doesn’t strike most people as important, a short or weak chin makes the whole face seem flat and incomplete. Good chins provide facial definition, makes one appear slimmer, gives one’s face character and is definitely a must-have for an attractive (and dare we say, sexy) Continue Reading