Archive for the ‘Get the Look’ Category

What your shoes say about you in the workplace

Theresa May, the UK’s new Prime Minister has been noted for having a huge shoe collection. Hands up those of you who remember David Cameron or Tony Blair’s penchant for fashion (or lack of ) having attention drawn to their footwear… Exactly! Call it sexism, call is whatever, but the

The rise of the mummy makeover

With many women keen to get their pre-pregnancy bodies back and rebuild confidence post childbirth, cosmetic surgeons worldwide are noticing a rise in popularity of the ‘Mummy Makeover’, a new cosmetic surgery trend for mothers. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has recently been rumoured to have undergone the treatment, and Kim Kardashian

Skincare review: acne series part 2

If you’re tired of switching from one skincare routine to another, trying new skincare products that promise clarity, but leave your skin the same or worse than before and just want something natural and different, we have three products to shout about.  Lumie Clear    Lumie Clear says that it’s

Acne: product review for grown women

Stressing over spots seems so adolescent, but it’s not just teens that suffer from acne. The global acne market will ring in $3.02 billion by 2016, according market trends, and that says a lot about how endemic the problem is. Half of women are diagnosed with some form of acne

How to upcycle your wardrobe for the wedding season

Love them or loathe them, being a wedding guest can be costly – and that’s before you’ve bought the wedding gift! Summer is the prime season for weddings, and you can take the sting out of your wedding guest wardrobe by making a few tweaks to the outfits you already

It’s Hot in the City! Follow These Simple Style Tips To Help You Keep Your Cool!

Dressing for work during the summer months can be a real challenge. You need to wear something that is cool enough so you don’t melt on your journey into work, but that is smart enough to meet your company’s dress code. If you find yourself struggling to find appropriate summer

How to dress to impress with maternity wear during the second trimester

Dressing during the second trimester of pregnancy can be a real challenge.  Many women find that their pre-pregnancy clothes are starting to feel a little tight, but full-blown maternity clothes are too big!  Stylists Colour Me Beautiful believe that every woman deserves to feel and look her best during this life-changing

Don’t get left behind by the competition – dress like you belong

Do you ever feel like you’re being discriminated against or side stepped when you apply for a management role or a promotion? You may be right, according to new research. Leaders in certain fields are being selected in part because their face fits the stereotype of their profession, suggests new

Easy DIY pamper night

“Pamper” a word which many of us associate with both time and money. However pampering yourself doesn’t have to involve going to that latest luxury spa, or buying some premium face pack filled with unpronounceable ingredients.

Your Guide To Perfectly Defined Brows

Over the last couple of years we have seen numerous models and celebrities embrace the fuller brow look, and who can blame them? A well-groomed brow can lift your eyes and frame your face giving a more youthful appearance.

Five ways to avoid the office cake and keep the weight off

“Just a tiny slither”, are the words all of us have muttered to ourselves when faced with a delectable enemy. For your diet you have done everything possible to rid yourself of temptation, practically emptied all of your cupboards.

The skinflint’s beauty box must have that will even polish your shoes

Don’t be disappointed that it’s nothing revolutionary – we try to keep it simple (and cheap) here at Mothers Who Work Towers. It’s cheap, and it has more uses than you can shake a stick at.

What to wear when you work from home

Working from home has an untrue image of slouching around in pyjamas doing hardly any work at all…but for those of us who work from home, we know that couldn’t be further from the truth (most days, anyway). But comfort is key. Getting spruced up in a suit to work

How to get a complete (ish) summer wardrobe for less than £100

The sun has got it’s hat on…hip, hip, hip hooray! Yes, seeing a bit of sunshine in the UK can really perk us up. But if the prolonged rain we’ve been experiencing up until now has left you with a wardrobe full of boots and black tights, you probably aren’t

Christmas party prep: how to do vintage makeup

Make up can play a huge part in that – and you don’t have to be a professional make-up artist to achieve a smouldering look, either. We like a vintage look, something that’s very in season and classy. Watch this video to see how you can achieve effortless glamour:

Face breaking out? Here are five tips to keep it under wraps

With hormones going haywire, mums can really suffer from a multitude of problems, one of which is dreaded acne. From mild to severe, acne can be stressful – especially if you’ve been spot free since your teens. Here are five tips from facial therapist, skincare expert and Bravura London founder,

Feeling tired all the time? Here are five things to get checked

Feeling tired is a common by product of being a working mum, and with all the juggling we do, is it any wonder? But there’s a type of tiredness that is more than just a passing distraction, and can continue for weeks and even months before your body feels like

Face breaking out? Here are five tips to keep it under wraps

With hormones going haywire, mums can really suffer from a multitude of problems, one of which is dreaded acne. From mild to severe, acne can be stressful – especially if you’ve been spot free since your teens. Here are five tips from Facial Therapist, Skincare Expert & Bravura London founder,

What to wear in transitional weather: three tips

With the weather not quite sure what season we’re in, many of us are plagued with doubt, unsure if we should dress for the current season without being left cold by midday or sweating it out by the end of the school run.  Transitional seasons can be confusing – do

Video tutorial: the perfect ponytail

I don’t know about you, but I’m often puzzled by how an immaculate ponytail that has been stretched and clipped into perfection can fall apart by midday. Some women seem to have got a secret weapon that no one else knows about and can keep their ponytail in check all