The two skincare ingredients to transform your skin

It takes two US CosmeceuTechs CEO, Joe Lewis, is the chemist behind Piori Skincare and Prevage MD and he’s teamed up with Elizabeth Arden to create a clinicial skincare range, Elizabeth Arden Pro. You’ve got your own skincare lines, why team up with Elizabeth Arden? Because of its reach. It’s …

Streak-free self tanning

Fake a golden glow Bondi Sands co-founder, Blair James, gives us his self tanning tips. For a tanning newbie, where do you start? One of the most important points is to choose a colour that’s right for your skin. If you’re pale and the tan is too dark, it looks …

Kirsten Dunst chats hair

Blonde ambition Kirsten Dunst, the star of Melancholia, Little Women and Spiderman, is as well known for her movie roles as her ever-changing locks so it’s no surprise those same strands are now associated with a haircare brand. This is your first partnership with a beauty brand, why L’Oréal Professionnel? Because it has a strong connection to fashion. I’m someone …

Spring clean your make up

Summer spring clean Rachel Montgomery, three-time winner of the Australian Make Up Artist of the Year in 2011,21012 and 2013, tells us why you should spring-clean your beauty cabinet. seamless What are the big make-up trends for spring/summer? We are seeing a return to soft pastels, powdery lilacs, pinks and blues for …

Organic Beauty

Natural beauty Although Australia doesn’t have definitive organic guidelines for beauty products, Dr Hauschka international make-up artist, Karim Sattar, still believes it’s worth getting as close to nature as possible. What’s behind the rising interest in organic beauty? I think people are becoming more interested in where their stuff is …

Guys and grooming

Grooming for the guys There was a time when all a bloke needed was a bit of soap and a splash of water before he was done in the bathroom, but now there’s every chance his products are encroaching on your side of the beauty cabinet. Male grooming is now …

Hair, how to pump up the volume

The only way is up John Frieda Australia creative consultant, David Keough, tells you how to get voluminous locks. Where do you start? In the shower with the right shampoo and conditioner. Shampoo expands the hair shaft and opens up the cuticle while a light conditioner makes sure it doesn’t …

Cleansing, the first step in a skincare regime

Clean up your act Like a little kid who rushes through his main to get to dessert, it can be all too tempting  to skimp on the first part of a skincare regime to get to the good stuff: the serums and moisturisers that make your skin feel soft and …

Exfoliating, the quickest way to smooth skin

Smooth operators Just as furniture needs a polish to bring out its natural lustre, so does your skin. Exfoliating, where you remove the top layer of dead skin cells, is an essential step in your beauty regime. As cell turnover decreases, skin needs a helping hand to shed dead cells, …

Ayurveda and skincare

Herbal healing The ancient Indian practice of Ayurveda can help heal your skin. OmVeda founder, Yasmin Sadikot, tells you how What is Ayurveda? It’s a very ancient Indian systerm of medicine, over 5000 years old, which translates to the science of life and encompasses an array of things including internal …