Will: ‘Ask Alison’ part 4…


Will GowingWelcome to part four of our 'Ask Alison' series. Alison Young is QVC's resident beauty expert and in this series we're asking her YOUR beauty questions.

You can add your questions by commenting in the box at the bottom of this blog and don't forget to look out for Alison on our dedicated beauty channel, QVC Beauty!

If you've missed the previous 'Ask Alison' blogs just follow the blue links to recap on parts one, two and three.


What's the best concealer?


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Alison mentioned the Laura Geller Real Deal Foundation, the Spackle Primer, Gatineau Force Collagene, and the Decleor Hydrotenseur Serum.

Emma Palmer 'Asks Alison' about spots…


In the video Alison mentioned products from the Australian Bodycare range, as well as Decleor Prolagene Gel and Ultrasun.


QVC customer Jasmine Lee 'Asks Alison' about unwanted hair…



Add your beauty questions at the bottom of this blog or head on over to Alison Young's Beauty Bible page.  

Don't forget you can stay in touch with us by 'liking' our Facebook page and visiting us on Twitter. You can also watch the QVC Beauty Channel on Sky 658, Freesat 816 and Freeview channel 35.

See you soon, Will x

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  1. Helen Monger May 14, 2012 at 7:15 pm -  Reply

    Hi Alison – I have a large age spot on my lower lip which always “comes through” and spoils the colour of any lipsticks I may use. Have tried several concealers from QVC but they don’t really do the trick. Can you advise me please?
    Many thanks Helen Monger

  2. Tracey May 15, 2012 at 8:26 am -  Reply

    All my nails have broken snapped off, what is the best to help them grow back strong and quickly ?

  3. Julie heritage May 15, 2012 at 8:55 am -  Reply

    Hello Alison,I would like to know why I always come out in spots after exfoliating not just small ones but usually a couple of quite painful ones that last ages and grow bigger by the day !
    I have tried every different technique of application and I do not rub my skin hard. I have tried many different top quality brands and nothing has worked although before the dreaded outbreak my skin looks and feels so much better.
    I have always looked after my skin and at the age of 54 this dedication has paid off !!

  4. Nadica May 15, 2012 at 10:02 am -  Reply

    What’s the best product to fade pigmentation marks? I am Asian and have dark pigmentation / scarring from the odd spot or two, which takes months to fade. Is there anything that can speed up the process? Many thanks

  5. MAGGIE BATE May 15, 2012 at 11:25 am -  Reply

    I have a male friend who suffers with ROSACEA can you suggest a product that may help his condition.

  6. joan hayes bradley May 15, 2012 at 3:33 pm -  Reply

    while watching a laura gellar programe she mentioned that oneof her mascaras dyed the lashes after using,and lasted about a week the only makeup I use is liz earle moisturisers with a little of her new colour mixed in but I do my eyes if going shopping or out,hope you can help.

  7. Hayley May 15, 2012 at 9:40 pm -  Reply

    I am 26 and currently use BE skin care and alternate this with liz earle cleanse and polish. Should I be using an eye cream at 26? sometimes my skin looks like it needs a pick me up, looks a bit dull can you please help!! xxx

  8. Julie Carpenter June 3, 2012 at 11:00 am -  Reply

    Can you please offer me an alternative for eyeliner. I have been using Models prefer eyebrow pencil because it’s very fine. I have small eyes and I wear glasses and find it very difficult to apply anything thicker as I simply cant see even with a magnifying mirror and it looks to heavy anyway. My only problem with this is that the pencil is quite hard and it drags, obviously because it’s for eyebrows. I have tried numerous pencils, liquid, gel and powder and cannot achieve the fine line I require, with limited vision. Any suggestions please. x

  9. lucy clare September 12, 2012 at 5:03 pm -  Reply

    Dear Alison
    I have just turned 39 and have noticed that the skin above my knees is starting to crease slightly. Could you please recommend any products which may help firm this area.
    I use decleor system corps as a body moisturiser which I love, but feel I need to introduce something else. My skin elsewhere is in good condition, perhaps a little dry, but this is probably down to the fact that I gym most days and my skin gets put through it paces! Your advice, as always would be most appreciated as I have watched you for years and value your honest and knowledgable hints and tips.
    Thank you
    Lucy Clare

  10. andrea davidson March 18, 2013 at 3:21 pm -  Reply

    Hi Alison
    just after my 50th birthday last year i had breast cancer and i am now taking Tamoxifen but my skin is dreadful i have lots of blackheads and keep getting the odd spot particularly around my chin and the sides of my face – im sure its hormonal but wondered if there is anything you can recommend i have Elemis, Decleor and Liz Earl products ive tried Perricone and im not getting results from anything however i think my skin would be worse if i wasnt looking after it – please help!

  11. Yvonne October 20, 2016 at 12:21 am -  Reply

    Hi allison I’m 38 have fist sings of ageing round my eyes dark circles and puffy Ness I have no wrinkles yet but I have noticed round my jaw area a bit slacker I nomally use loreal collagen 35+ & revitalift day and night cream I’ve looked on qvc bought Judith Williams tsv is it suitable for me and what other brands will suit my age don’t laugh but am I mature yet lol

  12. Kay MacIver March 5, 2017 at 9:57 pm -  Reply

    Hi. Iv just bought Alpha H beauty sleep power peel &mist .. my face is red raw & feeling burnt after using it .. this is my 3rd time using it .. first 2 times I used it I had a reaction but this time the worst. What do u think ? Had this happened to anybody else ? Very unusual for me .

    • admin March 6, 2017 at 9:11 am -  Reply

      Hi Kay, we’re sorry to hear this happen, please contact our customer services team if you need any further help customer_careuk@qvc.com – Thanks, Amirah x

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