Make-up & beauty.

How to: the bad girl Jane Birkin beauty look

In case you haven’t heard, 1960s makeup has carried over into the list of spring 2014 beauty trends. Making a subtle nod to it was James Malloy of MAC with the makeup look he created for the McGraw spring / summer 2015 show at Australian fashion week. In drawing inspiration from the 1960s, this look was a nod to a modern “bad girl” version of…

How to: Alice McCall’s grunge-glitter beauty look

Mixing two opposing elements is something that’s commonly done in fashion. These types of combinations usually result to looks that become notable for their uniqueness. For the Alice McCall spring / summer 2015 show at Australian fashion week, a touch of grunge was mixed with glittery shadow to create a one of a kind beauty look. MAC’s Victoria Baron is the woman behind this look…

10 glitter products to make you shine this spring

Sometimes a little goes a long way. In terms of beauty, this statement could easily translate to a look built upon soft glowing skin, bare lips and gorgeous, shimmering eyes. The inspiration strikes harder after witnessing so many beautiful examples of iridescent spring make-up looks, on and off the runway. Whether you’re after a subtle sparkle, a hint of glitter or a full metallic shine,…

5 double winged eyeliner beauty looks to try this spring

Seeing how the graphic eyes morphed into a full statement as part of┬áspring 2014 make-up trend‘s reimagining of the classic cat eye, the double winged eyeliner couldn’t have missed from this season’s beauty book. As a result, the new look is sophisticated, modern, versatile, while also managing to maintain its signature edginess. Either you will choose to go all black, to add a pop of…

How to: shimmering mermaid skin at Gail Sarronda

Mermaids never fail to tickle the imaginations of beauty creatives, and MAC’s James Malloy is one of them. For the Gail Sarronda spring / summer 2015 show at Australian fashion week (MBFWA), he created a look with skin inspired by Disney’s The Little Mermaid. With a soft glow and simple yet beautiful eyes, this make up look is truly fit for a princess of the…

How to: the dark Parisian beauty look at Aurelio Costarella

There’s something about Parisian beauty that draws us in. Whether it’s the elegance, the style of the confidence, Paris has always been a source of inspiration in fashion. For the Aurelio Costarella spring / summer 2015 show at Australian Fashion Week, we were given a bit of Paris through a beauty look that’s part gothic romance and part archetypal Parisian. The man behind this look…

Why you need rosehip oil: the skincare must-have for men & women

It’s been called a miracle skincare product.┬áMiranda Kerr and David Gandy swear it does wonders for the skin, some believe it even holds the potential to surpass the coconut oil. And although there are countless different essential oils out there, each with its own set of benefits, all promising unique results, the word has spread that rosehip extract is in fact just as incredible as…

5 pastel beauty looks to try this spring

Once spring settles comfortably in the northern hemisphere, the use of pastels unfolds to both paint delicate garments and to build spring make-up looks defined by a soft femininity. From light lavender to dusted pink, peach, coral and baby blue, get ready to incorporate these subtle tones in fresh beauty looks that will have you glowing this season. Find the five tutorials to master this…

How to: the pretty punk look at Duvenage

We’ve always had this certain image of punk – tough, a bit unkempt and sometime androgynous. Duvenage together with MAC cosmetics presented a different type of punk for their spring / summer 2015 beauty look at Australian fashion week (MBFWA). This type of punk is pretty with big emphasized eyes and luminous skin. Girly with an edge, this look is surely worth trying and we’ve…

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