Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Pamper Day Is Well Earned

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Pamper Day Is Well Earned

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Byline: By Rebecca Carter

Chronicle reader Celia Harrison from Greenside, Gateshead, was nominated for a makeover by her loving partner Richard.

"The last two years have been a nightmare for Celia and a little TLC would lift her spirits no end," he wrote.

Mum-of-two Celia, 46, and her family have been through a lot and now, as things are returning to normal, Richard knows how much she would enjoy a Chronicle makeover.

In the coming months Celia, who works in customer services for Metro operator, Nexus, is attending a number of social events including wedding receptions and Richard's 51st birthday party.

To start Celia's pamper day we went to Hair Express MetroCentre, Gateshead where she was treated to a cut and colour. Stylist Lisa decided to even out Celia's colour and apply some darker tones to make the look more natural.

She cut a lot off Celia's length and added texture and a side fringe. Once the style was blow dried and straightened it looked great and Celia was really happy with it.

For make-up we went to No7 at Boots, MetroCentre. Beautician Brenda started by applying foundation in Blonde and then Instant Radiance Concealer to any problem areas. She finished the base with Candlelight Cream Tough Powder, Natural Blush Blusher, and Bronzing Pearls.

To make the most of Celia's eyes, Brenda applied Stay Perfect Shadow Palette in greens and gold's, used a darker shade to line the lid and finished her eyes with No7 Intense Volume Mascara/

For Celia's lips Brenda used Caramel Lip Liner, before coating them with sumptuous Lip Lacquer Colour and Gloss in Ruby. Overall Celia's look was fresh, contemporary and the greens are a great colour for this season.

For the outfits, we visited Principles, also in the MetroCentre. The first look was a fairly casual option but glamorous at the same time. …

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