Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

A Flash of Red Lipstick for That Joie De Vivre

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

A Flash of Red Lipstick for That Joie De Vivre

Article excerpt

THERE is not much in this world that a flash lick of red lipstick cannot fix.

It's one of life's lavishly colourful cure-alls.

At the end of a particularly ick-some week, a friend and I decided it made perfect sense to immerse our good selves in some French cinematic fabulousness.

The movie was just what was required. A still, sensory delight. A moment of peace and thoughtfulness. And a great opportunity to don towering heels and red, red lips with our jeans!

When you are pounded and pulled from pillar to post, demands made of you from every which way, it is wonderful to just be - even if only for a couple of sub-titled hours.

The catharsis which ensues is nothing short of miraculous. And there is not a lipstick-stained glass of vino in sight!

This tremendous journey of being all transpires as the result of a single, simple act. Something which can transform you from frazzled mother, furrow-browed career devotee, or jack-of-all-trades - to a still mindful being standing in front of a mirror with the time and will to apply the right shade of red. …

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