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The Best of Beauty

In Affordable, Awards, Bath, Blush, Body Butter, Bronzer, Brows, Brushes, Cheeks, Colour, Complexion, Concealer, Dry Skin, Events, Everyday, Exfoliation, Eyebrows, Eyes, Face, Fashion, Foundation, Fragrance, Gloss, Hair, Lashes, Legs, Lips, Lipstick, Magazines, Moisturiser, Primer, Serum, Shop on November 8, 2010 at 6:00 am

There’s a magazine on the stands that you all should know.  It’s called Allure and it’s a bit of a beauty bible.  There’s no Aussie version but the October American issue has just been released with Blake Lively on the cover and a whole lot of great articles.  My favourite is by far Best of Beauty where “the 190 greatest shampoos, lipsticks, moisturisers, concealers, frizz busters, mascara, wrinkle fighters, and more – handpicked and field-tested by Allure’s editors”.

Blake Lively covers Allure's Best of Beauty Issue

Here’s my selection of the top products within Allure’s Best of Beauty:

Beige Eye

‘Many so-called beige shadows are too white, too golden, or simply too boring.  Bobbi Brown Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow in Beige has a delicate sheen that flouts the blah stereotype.’

Grey Eye

‘Swipe on Laura Mercier Lustre Eye Colour in Celestial, a stormy shade of pewter, and voilà: instant smokey eyes.’

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Beauty Q&A: Annette Gohl, Wellness WA

In Annette Gohl, Beauty Q&A, Blush, Breakouts, Cheeks, Colour, Complexion, Eco Friendly, Face, Favourites, Illuminator, Lips, Moisturiser, Natural, Salons, Shop, Skin Care on June 3, 2010 at 12:49 pm

Annette Gohl (25), Editor of Wellness WA

Beauty routine (day):  Oh gosh!  Okay, at the moment:  Sodashi Lime & Clay Cleanser w/Kosmea Muslin Cloth, Philosophy Shower Gel in Melon Sorbet (delish), Sodashi moisturiser.  Really simple, I’m low-key / a bit lazy with this at the moment. Read the rest of this entry »

Brand Love: Aesop

In Natural, Shop, Skin Care on April 14, 2010 at 12:51 pm

So, my friend Mel and I have been talking about natural products lately.  I’ve also been lemming the amazing packaging of products in my other friend’s bathroom.  Further investigation showed the brand I was after was named Aesop.

Using predominantly plant-based derivatives in their products, the Aesop smell is delicious.  The branding – simple, brown, classy – fits any bathroom, be it rustic, classic white or country.  Very clever, really.   Read the rest of this entry »

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