WHEN Saffron Drewitt-Barlow feels her skin is lacking a bit of glow, she knows exactly what to do – get online and book a first-class plane ticket for her favourite beauty therapist. Money is no object for the 21-year-old, which is why she’s able to splash $10,000 a time arranging for her number one facialist to fly from her home in Brighton to Saffron’s family mansion in Florida. Far from being a rarity, it’s something Saffron does every month or so (Covid permitting)… and it’s just the beginning of her mammoth beauty spend. The daughter of Britain’s first gay dads, ex-couple and multi-millionaires Barrie and Tony Drewitt-Barlow, also forks out over $12,000 a year to keep her hair extensions looking good, has a make-up artist on her books for whenever she needs him and gets her lashes and nails down every couple of weeks. It’s all part of Saffron’s Absolutely Fabulous life , which she’s detailing in her new Fabulous column. She’s already touched on the unusual family … [Read more...] about I spend $200k a year on beauty – I never wash my own hair, jet my facialist in from UK & spend 4 hours a day on make-up
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DANNIELLA Westbrook has had a colourful life and has often hit the headlines thanks to addiction to cocaine. Here's all you need to know about the former EastEnders star and what she is up to now. How old is Danniella Westbrook and who did she play on EastEnders? A true east Londoner, former EastEnders star Danniella Westbrook, 47, was born in Walthamstow in 1973. Her mum was a shop assistant and dad a cab driver. With an early interest in the limelight, she started modelling at seven years old before taking the step into acting, joining the capital's famous Sylvia Young Theatre School. The door opened for Danniella to take on her first acting job at the age of 11, when she played a small role as an extra in EastEnders, roller skating across Albert Square. Her first appearance as Sam Mitchell, the younger sister of soap bad boys Phil and Grant and the most iconic of her roles to date, came in 1990. But her time on the show was not without drama as Danniella's … [Read more...] about How old is Danniella Westbrook and when was she in rehab?
A BRAVE woman who lost her sister and her mum to cancer has overcome the disease for the third time. Jackie Beattie has had bowel cancer, liver cancer and breast cancer. The 67-year-old from Middlesbrough calls herself a “survivor” and is now telling her story for the first time. Jackie’s ordeal began in 1996 when she started having some uncomfortable feelings in her stomach. She was just 42-years-old at the time and said she had always had some issues with her tummy and “never really looked poorly”, but said she went to the doctors anyway just to be sure. Speaking to The Sun Jackie said: “I was always very big and had some problems with my tummy. “I’d had a few types of investigations but I ended up having to go to hospital, my husband Don was with me and we went in together. “They said ‘you have lymphoma’ and I just sat there staring blankly and I said ‘what’s that’ and they said ‘it’s cancer’.” BACK TO NORMAL Luckily Jackie was able to donate her own stem … [Read more...] about Brave woman, 67, defies the odds to beat THREE different types of cancer in 25 year battle
A MUM has defended smoking cannabis as she claims it makes her more patient with her two kids. Caitlin Fladager, 27, lives in Vancouver, Canada, where recreational and medicinal marijuana use is legal. But despite this the mum-of-two says that she is constantly subjected to judgement from other mothers. But Caitlin says that lighting up a joint is no different to winding down with a glass of wine, taking to Instagram to defend herself. “Yes, I have two kids. Yes, I smoke weed”, she wrote earlier this month. “It’s so funny to my how frowned upon marijuana is. No one looks twice when a mom says she enjoys “mom juice” aka wine, after her kids are in bed. “But when a mom says she smokes weed, it’s a huge shock.” Caitlin got pregnant with her high school sweetheart Noah when she was 18 years old and the married couple now share two children, Adriana and Jack. She says she wants to “raise awareness” of how marijuana can actually help up women become better mums to … [Read more...] about Smoking cannabis makes me a better mum – I was never the most patient with my two kids, now I am
A MUM was left fuming after her daughter's nursery changed her name because they said it was “too hard” to pronounce. Mahinarangi Tautu, five, had just started going when her mum Paris was told staff would call her “Rangi” instead, News.com.au reports. The name is traditional of their Ngāti Raukawa heritage, a Maori tribe from the central region of the North Island of New Zealand Because of this the New Zealand woman said she “will not let this happen” as it doesn’t respect and honour her daughter’s Māori heritage. “I am sad that in 2021, in Aotearoa, a 5-year-old girl has lost the pride that comes with her beautiful name,” the woman wrote in a Facebook post, The NZ Herald reports. She explained Mahinarangi’s name is often mispronounced and mocked by her peers, leaving the young girl “embarrassed” and lacking the confidence to correct anyone. “Can you imagine your child being too embarrassed to say their name because people won’t make a decent effort to … [Read more...] about Mum fumes after daughter’s nursery changed her name because it was ‘too hard to pronounce’