Category: Fashion & Beauty

DIY Lockdown Hair Care

Madeleine Taplin With no opening date in site for hairdressers and barbershops, millions across Sydney are in the process of trying to work out how to care for their hair and achieve salon-style looks from their own bathroom. Whilst it may sound easy, appropriately caring for our hair is a skill that requires significant research, practice, and time to master, of which most of us don’t have. Luckily for you, we have all the tips and tricks you need to achieve a salon-style look from the comfort of your own home. Keeping it healthy: Whilst we spend so much...

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Mindful Skincare: The Gua Sha

Madeleine Taplin Over the course of the past year, self-care has skyrocketed in popularity. The ‘Gua Sha’ has undeniably made a big appearance recently, picking up traction all over the world, and it doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon! So, what is a Gua Sha, how does it work, and are there any real benefits to the practice? Gua Sha is a natural Eastern therapy that involves pulling your skin with a massage tool to improve the bodies circulation. This ancient Chinese healing practice works to soften points of tension, stimulate microcirculation of the soft tissue and...

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Indigenous Owned, Operated and Proud

Sara Zarriello Today marks the 27th year commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Since its first observance in 1994, it has been a day to celebrate and platform First Nations’ voices from around the globe. It’s also a time to honour the significant contributions all Indigenous peoples have made to Australia’s fashion and beauty scenes both domestically and internationally. In recognition of these remarkable contributions, below are just a few recommendations of beauty and fashion businesses Black owned and run for you to support. Skincare and Wellness Lowanna Natural Skincare Founded by a proud Narungga...

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Colour-Blocking and How to Do it

Isabella Ross Who said fashion had to be boring? Injecting some colour into your wardrobe promotes self-expression, fun, creativity and a bit of all-rounded joy. What is Colour-Blocking? It’s a very clever styling trick that fashionistas have been showcasing for eons – pairing pieces of clothing that are the same or of a very similar colour to create a head-to-toe block colour outfit. It’s not just clothes either – accessories are another fantastic way to embrace a vibrant hue, ensuring a seamless look. Bold Colours For those who love a bright outfit, be bold and inventive! Jewellery is a...

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How to Shop Online for Skincare and Makeup

Madeleine Taplin Those of us who have chanced purchasing makeup online will know the perils of buying makeup online without having the ability to try it out first. Whilst online shopping has blown up significantly over the past 5 years, with over 60% of people regularly purchasing clothes, books, music, movies and more online, very few people are comfortable with purchasing makeup or skincare products over the web. However, amid the pandemic, many of us have been forced to take that jump and purchase our beauty goods online. Shop Around: When purchasing online, the best thing to do is...

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