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Casual Wear

What is a Casual Dress Code?

I find the topic of casual dress code to be a very interesting topic.  There is a subjective element in its understanding. What one woman considers to be appropriate is rarely shared by women generally. While it is something personal to a woman’s taste and style, thereof are also other elements at play. Don’t worry, as I am always here to lead you on your course of self-discovery. By the end of this article, you will have a reasonably clear idea of what is appropriate for you. It will not only help you when dressing in the morning and with […]

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Body Odor – How to Smell like a Rose

Sometimes you can’t smell your own body odor.  Sometimes it nearly knocks you out! We just have to face it as something that all human beings have and make sure that we have a self-care system in place which stops us from having to worry about whether we smell or not. What is Body Odor Body Odor is a bacteria that grows on the body. Bacteria likes really warm places and thrives in sweat, which is why most of our body odor comes from our armpits. Sweat itself doesn’t really have a bad odor. The amount of bacteria and the […]

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The Weaker Sex

Are Women the Weaker Sex?

The phrase “the weaker sex” is considered offensive to many people. I believe that the phrase is representative of acceptable oppression of women and should be considered obsolete in our modern language. Now, the ladies being together under these circumstances, it was extremely natural that the discourse should turn upon the propensity of mankind to tyrannize over the weaker sex, and the duty that developed upon the weaker sex to resist that tyranny and assert their rights and dignity. – Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop (1841) Why we received the title of ‘The Weaker Sex” Women were considered the […]

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Swearing and the Lady

Help for Women to Stop Swearing

I know that peer pressure encourages us to swear. Swearing is verbal communion, where we use keywords which represent various emotions and connect us as a group. I understand this need to be accepted in our community.  However, as a lady, I seek to minimize offence that my ignorance might cause to other people. Just as there are groups who use profanity to connect, there are also groups who connect through the quality of their language. Therefore, this urge to connect with your peers also serves to disconnect you from those in the wider community. I can see no reasonable […]

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Stand Out

How to Build Confidence and Self-Esteem

A woman who is not comfortable in her own skin doesn’t have much confidence in herself.  She wants to blend seamlessly into the background and not be noticed by anyone.  Perhaps she is under the false illusion that a feminine woman is shy and undemanding of attention. I am going to teach you one little skill that is going to throw all of that out of the window, and start you learning how to build confidence and self-esteem. You ARE an object of beauty. (Like it or not) I don’t care if you don’t believe it.  You aren’t in a […]

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8 Top Tips for Table Manners

Do you have a fancy dinner to go to and don’t have time to sift through tombs of material on table manners? Did you feel uncomfortable at an event and don’t want it to happen again? Don’t have the time? Too lazy? Whatever the reason, let me just give it to you straight in one quick, easy lesson.  Here are my 8 Top Tips on Table Manners. 1. Arrive on Time Never arrive early and not more than 15 minutes late. (I know that’s not table manners, but people don’t seem to know this) 2. Off the table Your handbag, […]

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Sore feet

How to Relieve Sore Feet in High Heels

You know the feeling…. You buy a gorgeous pair of high heels and they soon turn into your arch enemies… Sore feet cause you nothing but sheer agony at the very time when you are trying to look calm and collected. I am beginning to find that my heels are starting to cause me considerable pain, to the point that I recently found myself having to leave an event early. I like the way that heels make me feel and I don’t want to give them up, so some research and guidance was necessary. For me, the pain was in […]

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Eyebrow Shape

How to Get the Perfect Eyebrow Shape

Eyebrows frame our face in the same way that a beautiful painting is framed.  Eyebrow shape is so important. A delicate face with big busy eyebrows is unnerving, as is a strong face with pencil thin lines. What about those women who shave them off completely, and draw on a pretend eyebrow? What about the Uni-brow? 😮 It is important that the frame is in harmony with the painting. In fact, a frame should be so much in harmony, that the observer can not remember the frame as distinct from the artwork. Let’s share the knowledge and cut down on […]

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Crossed Legs

How to Cross your Legs like a Lady

Many women will see this title as a contradiction. This is because strict etiquette says that a real lady does not cross her legs, so it should not be possible to say that a woman can have crossed legs. Well… I live in the real world… The reality is that over 70% of women have crossed legs when sitting. Etiquette and deportment needs to move with the times and be something that it suitable for the 21st century woman. Women no longer receive the training in their youth to strengthen their inner thigh muscles through keeping their legs close together […]

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Hand Care Routines

How to Care for your Hands

Whether we are aware of it or not, people make judgments on you based on the state of your hands. People are sensitive to discovering information about people from non-verbal cues. They can deduce if you are disciplined, organized and self-caring by the state of your hands. Dry, unwashed hands with badly manicured nails show a woman who does not have the time or inclination to implement an easy hand care routine. Here is a four point check list for your hands which may help you identify any areas in which you can make improvements. 1. Clean Hands Regular hand […]

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