06 Jun Another Day in Paradise-

[caption id="attachment_3866" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="I love this 60's inspired look! Ana looks amazing."][/caption] This week has been spent drinking cocktails, swimming, and eating in one of my favourite holiday destinations - Bali. Little did I realise that Bali is now a hotspot for international designers. There...

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04 Jun The Trial

[caption id="attachment_3847" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="With Actor Toby Trusslove"][/caption] A few months back I was make-up director on a TV drama called 'The Trial'. I haven't worked in TV much over the last few years and have been mainly working in fashion. The Trial is a story...

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01 Jun Lipstick Revolution- Lipstick or Lipgloss?

I was going to call this post 'The Great Lipstick Debate' I anticipated that after researching what my readers prefer 'lipstick or lipgloss' that the results would be equally divided into lipstick die hards and lipgloss addicts. Maybe the debate is just going on in...

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30 May Fluro Nails

If you don't have a Neon nail polish yet you need to get one! Call it colour therapy, but there something to be said about wearing fluro nail polish -it makes me feel happy! After a bit of road testing here are the best of the...

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21 May Extreme Hydration

Ever had the feeling that your skin may be thirsty? I do regularly and no matter how much water I drink sometimes my skin is just really dry. When it feels this way it looks dull and fine lines are more apparent. I wish my...

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16 May Its All About MeMeMe

[caption id="attachment_3804" align="aligncenter" width="623" caption="Tangled Ivy"][/caption] A couple of months ago I added to my kit a few bits and pieces from MeMeMe Cosmetics. To be precise some of the cream eye shadow Dew Pots and the Liquid Eye Liner Pen. I have used them on...

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14 May Wish Shoot with Model Tess

I worked on this shoot for WISH on friday with the gorgeous model Tess. The range was gorgeous, full of digital prints in bright colours and pastels. These images were shot by Thom Kerr who never fails in creating stunning images for his clients, no...

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10 May Body Bliss-

  My body butter addiction is still going strong and I am pleased to say that I'm currently feeding my addiction with some absolutely mouth watering Cinnamon and Cocoa body products. And let me tell you cocoa and cinnamon is a perfect combination! it really does...

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09 May Winter Rescue

  Ahhh! Winter isn't far away so don't go forgetting that the change in humidity and temperature can wreak havoc with your skin and hair. Throw in a few blustery winds and you can feel like your skin and lips are so dry they might crack....

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07 May Phyt for nature

If you are an advocate for using the power of nature to keep your skin looking great then you need to know about PHYT'S. This range is a bit of pure organic luxury for the skin.  The philosophy of PHYT'S is that the origin of...

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04 May Mothers Day High Tea Giveaway!

This Mothers Day the Novotel Sydney on Darling Harbour is hosting a High Tea Lunch Buffet. Mothers will be spoilt with a complimentary glass of Tattinger and styling advice from Chic in the City and beauty advice from yours truly! There will be yummy food, complimentary...

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03 May Flower Power

  What could be nicer than the sweet smell and bright colours of a bunch of flowers during a miserable cold day. Now that the weather is cooling down quickly I thought I'd show you my favourite floral beauties...

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02 May MBFW 2012 update

Kicking off fashion week with a burst of colour was Camilla with her range 'Gypset'. The collection was a fusion of colours, prints and inspirations from around the world. Camilla being the queen of print certainly lived up to her reputation today!! I told you...

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01 May Down That Little Lane

I recently discovered this online store I just had to share. Down That Little Lane is packed full with gorgeous goodies ranging from home wares to fashion and beauty. There are things for him, things for her and I have no doubt that if you're stuck...

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30 Apr Super Skin Care

; I have posted before about my constant battle with pigmentation, and still to this day my main priority when I look for skin care is to find products that will help me to achieve an even, pigmentation free skin tone. As always I want products...

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27 Apr Whats your Make- Up Age?

Its a common mistake made by millions of women to try to cover the signs of ageing with make-up. More often that not, packing on the makeup will actually highlight the fine lines on the face rather than hide them. Teenage skins can get away with...

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25 Apr Beauty Multi Tasker

Lanolips Golden Ointment is what I like to call a 'multi-tasker'. It's a super moisturiser or healing balm and can be used to repair any dry damaged areas of skin like lips, hands, feet, elbows, cuts, burns, and on the face just to add a...

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20 Apr Hair and Make-Up Idea

Here is another instalment of my Video blogging, a hair and make-up idea for those of you in need of a little inspiration. This is my favourite hairstyle at the moment! Firstly sorry for the bad lighting...

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19 Apr Get the Girl a Make Under…

It may be the 'Jersey Shore' effect I have to blame but more and more I see girls who are in need of a 'make under' instead of the old fashioned "make over'. Make-up which is way too dark for their skin, orange fake tans,...

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18 Apr Shooting for Wish with Shenay…

Here's a nice sunny image to warm up this miserable day ! This stunning shot is from a shoot I worked on for Wish last week. The range was Wish Casual 'Shadows and Sunlight' and it was filled with spring time light knits, jackets and...

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17 Apr And then I discovered Shiseido….

[caption id="attachment_3556" align="aligncenter" width="432" caption="Vintage Shiseido Image"][/caption] If you want a cosmetic label with history I don't think you could get one with a more fascinating history than Shiseido. I remember learning about french make-up pioneer Serge Lutens at make-up college and his extensive history with...

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16 Apr Avon Anew Genics

Avon Anew Genics Treatment Concentrate is a skincare concentrate designed to combat the signs of ageing in women of all ages right through from 30's and up. For those without many fine lines it acts as a preventative and for those already worried about fine...

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13 Apr Shooting for Truese with gorgeous Caris

Yesterday I was working with fashion label Truese shooting their new range 'Touch of Venus'. Taking the images was the fabulous Thom Kerr who has just returned home from NYC after shooting the images for Kimbra's new album. This stunning image of gorgeous Perth model Caris...

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12 Apr Joan Smalls in Vogue

  Ranked at number 2 on models.com Joan Smalls is certainly earning her right to be ranked second on the list of the worlds most in demand models. Gracing her second Vogue cover of the year Joan is simply stunning in bronze and plum make-up and...

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11 Apr Does ProActiv really work?

Yes we've all seen the ads with the big name celebs, but these days you just can't believe what you see on TV. The half hour commercials with pop stars who swear by Proactiv make me want to believe it works, but I still find...

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