Kapi-Mana News : August 28th 2012
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Profile your assets for the perfect look STYLE ENVY PAULA BIRNIE The full length mirror never lies when it comes to dressing for your body shape. So here is a great strat- egy, turn to the side and check your profile. When you stand side on, it takes in to account partial views of both the back and front of your body. This makes it easier to identify features to be accentuated or disguised as well as vertical style lines. These lines are the distance and spacing between specific points on the body and/or clothing, and crucial for creating a balanced shape. When trying to find that perfect fitted dress, it is helpful to know if a short or long waist garment is required. Checking your profile is a simple time-saving rule providing an instant overview of all your key assets and challenges in one hit. Get this right and you are well on your way to creating the perfect look every time. Starting with your hair, it high- lights the occipital bone, the ear level indent of the skull at the back of your head. Create the perfect shape with some volume in the crown area and the whole natural fall of your hair- style will be more flattering. Next comes the jaw line, hair sweeping slightly forward will dis- guise a strong accentuated chin as well as a prominent nose. This approach can also be helpful with makeup. Remember a sweeping upward blend of blusher or eye shadow will create a more youthful effect. Foundation blended away with a damp sponge into jaw and hair lines will provide a natural, flawless finish. Adopting this angle to determine the length of your neck is a much easier way of selecting suitable accessories in the form of scarves and/or jewellery. Longer necklines can accommodate a more osten- tatious look. The three areas of focus for most women, however, are usually the bust, tummy and bottom. Depending on whether you see these areas as assets or challenges will influence your approach. The tummy in particular can be a major focus, so sometimes using a low slung wide belt can provide a little magic in becoming a feature. An alternative is selecting clothing with a cummerbund effect. This is a wide inset panel of material running horizontal around the waistline area. The wide band creates distraction, breaking up the flow of the vertical styling line, ensuring a shapely fig- ure. Paula Birnie is a hair and ward- robe stylist who lives in Titahi Bay. For more information about hair, makeup and wardrobe styling go to completeenvy.com. Champ firefighters Hot team: Paekakariki takes the Mana Cup, from left, Aaron Richardson, Matt Ralph, Reuben Drew, Sarah Carter, Ben Flynn and Steve Reeves. First-timers take out the trophy By BEN STRANG Paekakariki's volunteer firefighters have proved the town is in capable hands, winning the Mana Cup in a series of firefighting drills. Competing against Tawa, Porirua, Titahi Bay and Plimmerton's volunteer brigades on August 11, Paekakariki won in their first show- ing at the competition, held at the police col- lege in Porirua. Firefighter Ben Flynn said the team was pleased to score a first- up win. It's been going for a few years now, but this is the first time they've extended the olive branch out to Paeka- kariki,'' he said. Unfortunately they might take back that invitation next year after we took it out. Let's hope they don't though.'' The brigades had to compete in four events: search and res- cue, rural firefighting, hazard- ous substances and motor vehicle crash. Paekakariki won the motor vehicle challenge and rural fire- fighting, and finished second in the search and rescue. In the search and rescue, fire- fighters had to search a house for two people in zero visibility. For rural firefighting they had to make fire-breaks and prevent the spread of a bush fire, while in the hazardous chemicals test they had to identify and deal with a dangerous substance. Paekakariki's bread and but- ter'' was car crashes, which make up the majority of the brigade's callouts. The judges said to us they'd be judging us pretty hard for that challenge, because we are the only ones who get to go and do that sort of thing all the time. Most of our calls are on State Highway 1. Even though they judged us hard, we still won it.'' Paekakariki fire chief Paul Furfie said it was a good per- formance by his crew, and showed the high level of training and skill the firefighters had.
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