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The Science of Sunscreen with Katherine Engel

Do you know how sunscreen works? Do you know how to use it to protect your skin from damaging UV rays that cause premature ageing and cancer? Ever worn sunscreen and still got burnt? You need to read this post by Katherine Engel from Chrysalis Medispa! She talks us through the science of sunscreen.
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Contouring Made Easy – Clever Technique

I was having lunch with some Adelaide based beauty lovers last week when one of our group members, showed me a contouring technique that is life changing! I’ve always struggled with contouring, especially cheeks, which is strange because I am very familiar with the idea of how it is supposed to work. Now that I have learned this trick, I am the contouring queen! Read more…

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Bésame Cosmetics Part 3 – Old Hollywood Glamour

And so here we are at part three of my Bésame Cosmetics series. It’s time to see these babies in action. Bésame Cosmetics is no doubt a retro/vintage inspired range that covers a number of decades, but overall I really feel the 1930/1940s vibe. We haven’t yet hit the cutesy 1950s, and high glamour is the order of the day. Join me as I create an Old Hollywood Glamour look. Read more…

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Bésame Cosmetics Part 2 – Take my Money!

So, what did I buy when I went to visit vintage connoisseur Sandra D, Australian distributor of Bésame Cosmetics? Oh, only a few things. A powder, mascara, rouge and three lipsticks. Oops. But guess what? I love every single thing. Read on to see what they look like and why I love them! A full Bésame inspired, 1940s makeup look coming soon! Read more…

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L’Oréal Brush Contest – A Tale of Heartbreak

I can still remember the way I felt when I saw the YouTube video announcing the launch of L’Oréal’s ‘The Brush Contest.’ Eva Longoria starred in the quirky clip which invited budding makeup artists to create a three minute video tutorial for a ‘bold and daring’ look which was based around the theme of colour clash. This was going to be it, my big break. My video would be epic! Read more…

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Bésame Cosmetics Part 1- The Interview

Bésame Cosmetics was created by artist, cosmetic historian, and designer Gabriela Hernandez after a life-long love affair with vintage beauty. Come with me as I meet the Australian distributor, Sandra D, and learn about this incredible collection of vintage reproduction makeup which will make you feel like a star of the silver screen. Read more…

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Thornhill Lane Biodynamics – Butters and Oils

I’m getting a reputation! Another lovely Aussie small business contacted me and asked if I would try their products. Let me introduce you to Thornhill Lane Biodynamics. Created by Stefania and her family, these skincare products are 100% natural and organic, made with biodynamic plants and herbs.  Read more…

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New Offerings From Lush – Summer 2015

Beauty bloggers have it rough, being sent packages of new products to try is never a fun job. Ha, who am I kidding, I love being sent stuff and this awesome package from Lush is no exception. Come with me as I explore the new products on offer and see what this environmentally friendly company has come up with now. Read more…

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Iris Practice Bath Salts from Daylesford Victoria

If you love a long hot soak in a steaming bath and have a penchant for gorgeous natural products then these bath salts are for you. Brimming with therapeutic salts, herbs and essential oils there is no doubt that you will feel like a new person after bathing in the potent magical water that Iris Practice’s ingredients combine to create. Go on, treat yourself! Read more…

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