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Pregnant, But Not Glowing?

There are a lot of things not to like about being pregnant, but skin concerns don’t have to be one of them. If you’re chasing that illusive ‘pregnant glow’, it really pays to have help from the experts. We chatted to Amelia Gartner, managing director of Cedar + Stone – the brand behind your new favourite plant-based skincare products – about some of the things you can do if you’re pregnant, but not glowing. ...

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How to Communicate With Your Hairdresser

Communicating a hairstyle with your hairdresser can be an overwhelming experience for anyone. Some days your communication skills and the hairdresser’s listening skills can be a complete mismatch. The objective of this article is to provide you with verbal and non-verbal tips that you can try at your next hair appointment. Follow these tips before your next hair consultation: 1. Write down the things you lo ...

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Become Your Own Mix Master

Now that we’re seeing the end of the cooler season and the start of some warmer weather, it’s time to welcome in that summer glow! But, more often than not, leaving behind the cooler months means getting stuck with a half-used bottle of foundation that makes you look like Caspar the Ghost. Yikes. Fear not – a change in season doesn’t have to mean a complete makeup overhaul. You can become a cosmetic chemist ...

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Girl on the go

Does waking up, showering, throwing on some tinted moisturiser and walking out the door looking your absolute best sound appealing? Eyelash extensions mean less time putting on your face and more time sleeping – they’re amazing for the gal on the go. They can add length and fullness to your natural eyelashes, they’re customisable to you, water resistant and lightweight, and they enhance your natural beauty ...

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Not Long Now…

Westfield Coomera is set to open on October 11 (not that we’re counting down the days or anything) ushering in a new era in retail, dining, lifestyle and entertainment on the Gold Coast. The modest $470 million development and string of new and first-to-market experiences will make Westfield Coomera the new town centre, and the ‘beating heart’ of the Northern Gold Coast region. Purpose-built for the communi ...

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Spring Fling

With the smell of wattle in the air and new buds forming on the Frangipani tree, it's hard not to notice that Spring has arrived. With that comes the sense of renewal for both mind and body. For me that means decluttering the house, committing to more beach walks and also shedding the dull complexion that has developed over winter! So, I've enlisted the help from The Spa at Salt in Kingscliff to up the radi ...

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10 Minute Out The Door Glam

We’ve all been there, the mornings where it’s a struggle to get everyone ready and out the door on time, only to catch a glimpse of yourself in a passing mirror mid-morning to notice you look like an absolute mess! Argh!!! Here is my guide to a quick 10 minute ‘out-the-door glam’ to get us through the day looking A-OK! 1. Moisturise. Extra points if your moisturiser has a built in SPF to protect us from the ...

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Five Ways to Save Your Skin This Winter

Dry legs? Chapped lips? Tight skin? It’s certainly that time of year again – you can practically hear your hands screaming out for some moisturising love! Our skin is more than just a layer – it’s our body’s largest organ, and we need to do our best to look after. Julia Simmonds, pharmacist and founder of the natural skincare range Itchy Baby Co, knows better than anyone how important it is to take good car ...

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Makeup Tools

You’ve heard it before that a tradesman is only as good as his tools. Well, the same can be said about applying makeup. It doesn’t matter if you’ve spent a little or a lot on your makeup, it can look like a total mess if your applying it with the wrong tools. So what brushes does the average woman need to apply her daily makeup? Well the answer is “how long is a piece of string?”, but let's just start off w ...

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Bella Brows

We’ve all learnt how important good brows are, whether it’s the hard way (damn 90’s trends) or the easy way (our angel of a mother telling us never to pluck them). Now, with the trend of grown out, untouched ‘boho’ brows at the forefront, how the hell are you meant to grow them out?! If you feel like your brow hairs are still growing, just not quickly enough, castor oil will be your best friend, according t ...

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