Pink power: support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Nikki Parkinson Beauty, Fashion 8 Comments

Pink has long been synonymous with fundraising in October. Each year the list of fashion and beauty brands which put their collective corporate hands up to support the organisations raising funds and awareness for breast cancer …

Spa-ing with my teenager daughter

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 21 Comments

My early teenage skincare “routine” consisted of a bit of apricot scrub that I bought with my own money and sparingly used because I didn’t want it to run out.  No moisturiser.  Sunscreen only when …

Mums, get your two-minute face on

Nikki Parkinson Beauty 40 Comments

I’ve actually got better at this whole makeup thing since becoming a mum. My time may be squeezed more inefficiently than the kids’ tube of toothpaste but once I became a mum (*sweet* 16 years …

Sydney. Three days. Two events. Cabin baggage only.

Nikki Parkinson Fashion 16 Comments

This is not a smug blog post. More a I-can’t-believe-it post.  It all started with booking a flight to Sydney for the Jasmine Awards. Initially I was only going overnight. Cabin bag only? No problem. …

Fab Friday style tip: dressing for a conference

Nikki Parkinson Fashion, How to 59 Comments

Have you ever been in a social or work situation where you know very few of the other people in the room?  It can be nerve wracking at best, terrifying at worst.  And what you’re …

Fab Friday style tip: how to add polish to your look

Nikki Parkinson Beauty, Fashion, How to 14 Comments

This week’s Fab Friday style question comes from Styling You reader Paula – and it’s a good one: “My thing is – I’m trying to add ‘polish’ to my look this year. I don’t mean …