50 Shades Of Winter Bronze

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Bronz Face

There’s a mild chill in the air as we cover up in warmer layers, but for many, the thought of snow and rain doesn’t dampen their desire for a beautiful bronze winter faux glow. But fake tanners be warned, botched winter tanning is a lot more unforgiving than a summer tan slip up. Less-than-perfect fake [...]

What is Acne: Expert Tips (Emma Hobson)

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Overnight Clearing Gel

Emma Hobson is the Education Manager for the International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica, and she recently shared her extensive knowledge with us on the subject of acne. : What is the difference between blackheads and whiteheads? Answer: A blackhead (comedone) is an over active oil gland (sebaceous follicle) that is clogged with oil (sebum), dead [...]

What Is Reflexology?

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IvyHan-Liangzi Health Oasis

Ivy Han is the General Manager of Liangzi Health Oasis and one of the treatments offered there is reflexology. While reflexology has been around for a long time, not everyone would be aware of the potential benefits. We asked Ivy to chat about all things reflexology, and her answers will certainly make you want to [...]

First Time Shavers Guide

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shaver

Deciding to shave for the first time is a big step for any teen and most will find it a tricky thing to navigate their first few attempts. If first time shavers don’t have anyone to ask about shaving, they may not be armed with the right knowledge, or the right tools, to shave properly. [...]

Appelle’s Skincare and Discount Offer

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Appelle's

Time for a change in skin care products? Then perhaps spare a thought for Appelles. I was delighted to be the recipient of a glorious hamper of Appelle’s most favoured products, and I must say, it was rather like my birthday (which, coincidentally, is rather soon). Appelle’s is an authentic Australian skincare company with a [...]

Gel nails: Facts vs Fiction

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Rock WEB (3)

UV gel nails can be an asset to anyone’s beauty closet; they last longer, stay stronger and give an unbeatable finish. But common misconceptions about gel nails meant that some girls are hesitant to try them at home. When applied, maintained and removed correctly gel nails are perfectly safe, easy and quick. Opallac founder, Ruby [...]

Laura Mercier – The Perfect Statement Lip

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laura mercier

Oralie Maylin is the National Makeup Artist for Laura Mercier, and this little tip arrived in my inbox and I wanted to share with you. Lips can be difficult, especially when they are a statement colour like red, here is how to do it right: “When doing statement lips you want the colour to be [...]

5 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Botox

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beautiful woman having botox injection in her lips

Last year Australians spent in excess of 345 million on non-invasive cosmetic procedures, with Botox being recorded as the number one requested procedure in 91% of clinics[1].  As the demand for Botox in Australia continues to grow at a rapid pace, leading cosmetic Dr to the stars and founder of Star Cosmetic Medicine, Dr Marius [...]

Skin Doctors Shine Free T-Zone

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skin doctors tzone

Skin Doctors T-Zone actively reduces oil production and absorbs oil already visible on the skin. It also reduces pore size, redness and inflammation, for a shine free, matte complexion and even skin tone. Skin Doctors is fast becoming my favourite skin care brand. I haven’t used them in the past so luckily I was given [...]

Ask an Expert: Sun Protection with Dr Kerryn Greive

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Kerryn Greive

Dr Kerryn Greive PHD is the head of research and development at SunSense and she recently shared her expertise with us as she answered all of those important sun protection questions. What is the UV Photobus? The Sunsense UV Photobus is an education campaign travelling around Australia to reveal the hidden sun damage Australians have in [...]