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CLEO SWIM 2013Beauty How-To

The annual CLEO Swimsuit party has been the official launch of summer in Sydney for a good decade or so. The guest list reads like a roll call of hot, young, trendy Sydney-siders who this year flocked to The Bucket List at Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach to check out the swimsuit parade. The place was filled with the who’s who of the Sydney social scene – Nikki Phillips, Kate Peck, Laura Dundovic, Luke Jacobz, Rochelle Fox and Laura Enever to name a few. How I managed to end up on the invite list baffles me but nevertheless I was excited to get down there because Napoleon Perdis were in-charge of creating the beauty looks for the models.

The models (including Australia’s Next Top Model 2013 runner-ups Shanali and Duckie) donned the new swimsuit collection from Billabong, which happened to be some of the cutest (and smallest) pieces of fabric I have ever seen, but it was the casual radiance the models exhibited that had me interested. Their hot summer tans were courtesy of Le Tan so it was great to see that a good tan doesn’t have to come from the sun. But their makeup stood out to me because it was hard to tell they were actually wearing makeup, they just looked naturally flawless, happy and glowing – and isn’t that how we all want to look during summer?

I grabbed makeup artist in charge, Anna Papadopoulos, to give us the step-by-step for recreating this look. Continue Reading

Sunscreen For Summer Travel

Possibly the one thing that was easy for me to pack for my trip to Bali was sunscreen. I love sunscreen and I use it everyday but going for an island getaway where I know there will be activities such as swimming means I have to factor in more protection than required when I am sitting in my office each day. I took that as my license to bring multiples.

Here are the sunscreens accompanying me on my holiday. Surely half a dozen will cover it?  Continue Reading

When you think of cosmetics you probably don’t think of Dermalogica, but to those that are devoted skincare fans you may have uncovered that a few of their skincare products work brilliantly for cosmetic uses. However, their latest release is the SkinPerfect Primer and it just for the cosmetic queens. This product boasts the intelligence of the Dermalogica AGE Smart line which happens to be one of my favourites but I have never been too fond of silicone based primers so will this one change my mind? Let’s find out!  Continue Reading

There is something so lavish about a skincare line that is used in spas. I love a trip to the spa and I love it even more if I can bring home a little piece of it with me. Kerstin Florian (the lady herself) has over 40 years experience in spas so it isn’t a shock that her self-named line of skincare products are a spa exclusive. The line only arrived in Australia for the first time this year so I had never heard of it before. I wanted to try something simple for my first experience so I have chosen the popular Complete Daily Cleanser from the Correcting range to review.  Continue Reading