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Transform yourself: week four

Dressing for your shape

In week four of our six-week personal makeover series, Lisa Lyford shares tips on dressing to suit your body shape.

The mummy uniform

I've realised I wear a subtle variation on the same clothes every day. It's my 'mummy look' you could say.

Transform yourself: week three

Highlight your assets

Want some tips to highlight your body's best bits while playing down parts you'd rather people didn't notice?

When to throw out products

The lifespan of your favourite beauty products might surprise you - and not in a good way.

What's your body shape?

Transform yourself: week two

In week two of a six-week personal makeover series, Lisa Lyford helps you work out your body shape.


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Transform yourself: week one

Part one in a six-week personal makeover series. We start with setting the foundations.


Looking good, feeling better

Do you feel put-together and fab - like you could take on the world? Or drab and thrown-together?

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Transformation of a tired mum

I'm hoping this makeover will make me feel like "me"again, not just somebody's mum, wife, cook and cleaner.


Win: Schwarzkopf dry range

Go in the draw to win hair care products for the days you feel like a greasy mess but don't have time to shampoo.

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Pump up the volume

We put the latest hair thickening product to the test, because who doesn't want fuller, bouncier tresses?

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Pregnancy style

Stylist Lisa Lyford has some tips on dressing to flatter your changing shape in pregnancy.

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Pregnancy wardrobe

It can be hard to dress well during and after pregnancy. Here are some tips on what to wear and buy.


11 ways to flatter your tummy

Is your puku your problem area? Well here's what to wear, and what not to wear.


Do your clothes fit?

Are you one of the 85 per cent of women who hang on to clothes that are too small for them?


Wardrobe rules

Follow the $1 rule to prevent over-spending on clothes wearing out your bank balance.

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Win: Stretch mark cream

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Working wardrobe

Stuck in a style rut?

Rediscover your style mojo with these tips on wardrobe must-haves for busy mums.


Is shape wear bad for you?

Shape wear is designed to tame your wobbly bits, but what else is it doing to your body?

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