BYS Glitter Dust for Nails

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bys glitter dust

BYS have released Glitter Dust for Nails – a nail polish, glitter pot and brush trio which gives you a sparkling finish. There are 8 colour variations to choose from which include a blizzard white and a popping moonlight blue (pictured). Application looks to be quite simple, you paint your nails as you normally would [...]

Nail Art: Suzi’s Marbling Technique (OPI)

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marbling

Nail Marbling is a technique I have tried my hand at, but it can be messy! Suzi from nail brand OPI has created a tutorial with stunning results, it requires patience and a little extra care but will be well worth it. If you try it, let us know: What you need: 5 different shades [...]

Napoleon Perdis talks Miranda Kerr (David Jones 2013)

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miranda kerr

Napoleon Perdis was backstage at the recent David Jones Autumn/Winter 2013 Fashion Launch as Makeup Director for the show. The beauty trends he followed were neutral lips, fresh skin and smouldering eyes. Models he worked with on the new season launch included Samantha Harris, Jessica Gomes and Miranda Kerr. Napoleon discussed working with superstar Miranda [...]

Flame Nail Art

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flame nail art

I have a new Nail Art project for you this week and it can be done at home in under thirty minutes. This is called “Flame Nail Art” and you can experiment with the colours for a Halloween twist. Flame Nail How To: 1. Start with a base coat, then apply two coats of OPI’s [...]

My Beauty Cupboard Cleanse

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Mascara stroke

OUT with the old, IN with the new!! Admittedly I have a few personal changes which I am currently working on, I want to be fitter and more active and I want to give all the clothes I don’t wear to the op shop (you know the expression – too many clothes and nothing to [...]

Orly smartGels At Home Gel Manicure System

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orly smartgel

If you want to save time and money without sacrificing your regular gel manicures, ORLY’s new smartGel system could be the solution for you. The price of your at home manicure (which is calculated including the investment of the LED lamp) will work out to be just over $10 and take under 20 minutes…with professional [...]

The 2012 Eyebrow

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2012 Brow Shot

One of the first things I ever learnt when I was in beauty school was the importance of eyebrow shaping. The wrong shape or the wrong thickness can change your entire look so it is important to get it right. Just like fashion and hair, eyebrow trends go through stages and the “2012 brow” really [...]

Beauty Look: Dark Lips (Camilla Belle)

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camilla belle

When Camilla Belle appeared on the red carpet for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala in New York her look was dark and so were her lips. Makeup artist Hung Vanngo used ck one color cosmetics to create a glamorous, night time look. The hair was pulled back so when you look at [...]

Nail Trend: The Reverse Moon

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JohannaJohson

When it comes to predicting nail trends, what better place to look than the catwalk? OPI was slapped on fingernails everywhere at fashion week, and in addition to brighties and different shades on each nail was the reverse look. The reverse moon nail highlights the moon, rather than the tips… For the Maticevski and Johanna [...]

Get the Look: Cleopatra

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Cleopatra make-up 3

Fifty years ago a movie was released which starred Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. What was popular then has now became a classic – it is, of course, Cleopatra and it has just been released to Blu-Ray. One of the key things we remember about the film (and the woman it was based on) is [...]