Makeup

You’re doing it all wrong – the one make up step that is underestimated but is a must

Makeup heartache is dropping a week’s worth of wages at MECCA and still leaving the house looking more like the bad side of coffee and less like a Parisian it-girl. As it turns out, an expensive foundation and a red lip are not all it takes to look the part. It’s more about those all important steps many of us miss…

16th May 2017

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Nina Leykind, Eyeko

She is the name responsible for simplifying our beauty bags by delivering bespoke makeup line, Eyeko London. Not to be mistaken for purely good marketing, TIME magazine’s “mascara queen” delivers the kind of products that make lush lashes and bushy brows achievable sans 10 products and an overflowing beauty bag. It was only naturally that we ask Nina to simplify our beauty routines too. Here she shares her beauty bag secrets.

29th March 2017

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Holly Watson, model

Model. Part-time comedian. One time Seinfeld cast member. Adelaide gal Holly Watson reveals her beauty secrets. Because someone that travels endlessly and still manages to look that flawless must have some tips to share.

27th March 2017

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Skin

pH Balance – what is it good for?

Too late for New Year’s Resolutions? Never! This year we get serious on all those nasty habits we can’t kick like purchasing beauty elixirs without actually fully knowing what they do to our skin. Vitamin C, that’s just for radiance right? Well kind of. In a bid to get more acquainted with all those beauty acronyms, we asked Ella Bache beauty expert Hayley Fahd to give us the low down on what pH levels for our skin mean.

20th March 2017

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Josie Maran

The Josie Maran skincare and beauty range doesn’t rely on any gimmicks or promises of an endless fountain of youth worthy of any Death Becomes Her Hollywood plot line. What it does rely on is a potent dose of plant-based ingredients to nourish the skin, and while we are at it, mind, body and soul. Because we all know that feeling that comes with using environmentally friendly and ethical products. Heck, we just wait for Leo to ask us to join his cause.

3rd March 2017

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Skin

How to prepare your skin for NYFW

Fresh from her NYFW debut, Australian rising star Lianna Perdis shares her pre-Fashion Week beauty secrets. Because despite all the concealer and strobe cream, we never seem have have that dewy model look.

16th February 2017

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Kenza Sadoun-el Glaoui

What do you do when you stumble across a Parisian beauty blogger during one of your many Instagram stalking sessions? You ask her to share her “go-to” beauty products of course. Get to know the beauty brands and miracle workers taking their prime position in Kenza Sadoun-el Glaou’s beauty cabinet.

29th January 2017

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Jocelyn Petroni

As one of three CHANEL manicurists in the world, Jocelyn Petroni knows the importance of always putting her best hand forward. If the pressure of being one of the most celebrated beauty artisans in the world wasn’t enough to have you looking your very best, the title of one Australia’s leading beauty therapists would certainly do the job. Naturally, we had to know the beauty products taking prime position in her beauty bag.

15th January 2017

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Makeup

Our make up muses reveal their go to mascaras

When it comes to matters of beauty, we know that an application of the right wand can take you from tired and given up to slightly undone ‘it girl’ status almost instantaneously. We liken it to the fairy godmother of the makeup bag, you know the kind that will turn your pumpkin into a carriage or your tired eyes into your best feature. Naturally we had to know the wands doing the rounds with our favourite makeup experts.

14th January 2017

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Skin

Discover the Japanese inspired beauty brand to watch in 2017

If there is one thing we know, it’s that the Japanese know good skincare. Naturally, a range that based itself on ancient techniques and remedies was always going to end up on our desk. Discover why prep. body is the beauty brand to watch in 2017.

13th January 2017

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Joëlle Ciocco

When it comes to skincare royalty, the name Joëlle Ciocco reigns supreme. With more than 30 years experience as a biochemist and facialist to the stars, Joëlle has long gained cult status amongst the best of the best in the business. Naturally, we wanted to know the beauty products taking prime position in the beauty cabinet of the woman who is responsible for many of the complexions we froth over.

3rd January 2017

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Makeup

All about those lips

With 2017 all about rocking our best skin and beauty, we have been dying to invest a little TLC into our lips. You know something to help us rock those Bella lips sans the injections and high probability of pout trout. So we turned to makeup maven and the host of her own ET makeover show, Misty Fox for a little lip action.

2nd January 2017

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Hair

Other uses for dry shampoo (other than avoiding a hair wash!)

If you have only been using dry shampoo on day 5 of ‘given up’, girlfriend, you have been doing it all wrong. We asked the best of the best in the business to share the ‘non-dirty hair’ uses for dry shampoo. The fail proof way of transforming your hair from boring to Gigi in an instant. You’re welcome.

20th December 2016

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Other

How to pick a signature scent like a pro…

When you want to smell more ‘midnight strolls in Paris, than ‘prom night’, the right scent will make or break your Parisian girl vibes. But how is one to choose that all important signature scent without sending our heads into a spin?… We turned to 3 perfumes extraordinaire’s to talk us through the process.

5th December 2016

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Chloe Brinklow – Founder Of Tomboy Beauty

With a less is more approach to beauty (and her Instagram palette, double tick) Chloe Brinklow lives the LOVE TWAIN philosophy of quality over quantity. While we lust over wardrobes of quality essentials, Chloe dreams of polished beauty bags and cabinets. Naturally, TWAIN needed to dive into the beauty bag and routine of the TOMBOY BEAUTY founder.

22nd November 2016

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