20 Mar Brow to Brow- decade to decade

Eyebrows are the ultimate facial accessory of today. When people ask me for advice on shaping their brows the one thing I can't stress enough is DO NOT OVER PLUCK!!!! I admit I have been an over plucker in years gone by and now that...

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19 Mar Avacado Obsession

I'm an avocado addict! One of my favourite things about being in NZ is that Avacados are grown so abundantly here that they only cost 50 cents!!!! And needless to say I'm taking full advantage. I 've been eating them with every meal and as...

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17 Mar Dry skin saviour- Palmers Body Lotion

[caption id="attachment_3347" align="aligncenter" width="486" caption="Watching the sunset over Whale Bay NZ with my Palmers in hand!!"][/caption] As a result of flying and staying in hotel air-conditioning while on holiday my skin has been feeling super dry. You may have seen my post on bathing in the...

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13 Mar DIY Eyebrow Waxing

I've never been able to get DIY eye brow waxing right. I found that  pre waxed facial strips just aren't  precise enough and could easily lead to waxing off chunks of eyebrow (or eyelashes- ouch!) Now I've found a really easy to use and VERY precise...

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08 Mar Volcanic Mud

  Over the next 2 weeks my family and I are travelling around New Zealand. Being the beauty enthusiast I am  I couldn't come here and not go to the Rotorua area to bathe in the volcanic mud. For more than 700 years the Maori people have...

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05 Mar Retouching Kate…

[gallery] I've written about the pro's and con's of retouching before but this has just reinforced my view that retouching is being taken too far. Kate Winslet is the face of Lancome, and yes Kate is gorgeous but in some of these images promoting lipstick and...

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01 Mar Blumarine A/W12 Milan

I love this hair, and its pretty easy to achieve all you need is a little volume at the roots! Created by Sam McKnight Global Ambassador for Pantene this look just requires a smooth blow dry and a little back combing at the crown of the...

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29 Feb Eminence in Skin Care

[caption id="attachment_3234" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Me with a coconut mask on during my treatment[/caption] A couple of days ago I was invited to the Amora Hotel Spa to be introduced to Eminence Organics, an active skin care range which is launching some new additions to it's Vitaskin...

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29 Feb Moschino Cheap and Chic A/W 2012

[slideshow] The hair look at the Moschino Cheap & Chic look was all about fun. The collection had an eclectic feel with more than a hint of the ‘60s. I also Love the glitter lip! I think this look is amazing, Im definitely thinking of doing...

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27 Feb Make-up video idea + WIN a Sax Cosmetics pack!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31lBcEE6ABc&context=C343a556ADOEgsToPDskIRbjVJeY5uSWPg0ikLEXTB Today I'm posting this little video which is an idea for a make-up style which can be worn as either a day look or a night look.  To differentiate between the two you could do something simple like experiment with different lipstick and nail colours,...

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27 Feb NY fashion week- Karen Walker

[slideshow] This look was for the Karen Walker show at NY fashion week last week. A fresh, bold and clean make-up look was created by Jenna Menard Clinique's Global Make-up Artist. This look is pretty much along the lines of my daily 'everyday' make up- illuminated...

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23 Feb Look at these lashes!

I'm Shooting today for fashion label George. I used these gorgeous false lashes and they look amazing on model Lisa. They really opened up the eyes and created sexy lashes in an instant! I used 1000hr Black Vogue lashes $8.95 For stockists click here I also created Lisa's...

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23 Feb Lace Manicure

Lace manicure's are the latest nail trend to be worn by celebs and seen on the the fashion stage. I must admit I love this look! It has an air of romance and looks really pretty. Worn by celebrities such as Blake Lively and Jennifer...

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22 Feb Hair Repair

Its a common problem to end up with dry, damaged hair as a result of combining colouring and the elements of summer. And I wanted to share with you a little tip, I find that this works wonders with my dry hair in summer time....

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20 Feb NY Fashion Week – DKNY + Peter Som

[slideshow] Eugene Souleiman Global creative director for Wella Professionals designed the hair looks for both Peter Som and DKNY runway shows at NY fashion week last week. Both looks were smooth and stunning yet quite different. For Peter Som the girls wore their hair sleek and smooth...

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15 Feb Derek Lam Fall 2012- NY fashion Week.

[slideshow] The look was sizzling, seductive and sexy at the Derek Lam Fall 2012 show at NY fashion week. This sensational look was designed by Estee Lauder's creative make-up director Tom Pecheux. Pecheux designed a look with glowing skin and soft but smoky eyes. The show...

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14 Feb Nikki Minaj at the Grammys

While I thought her dress left a lot to be desired Nikki Minaj's make up was absolutely flawless at the Grammys yesterday. Flawless foundation, with a mattifying powder, bronzer and nude brown lipgloss were used to achieve this flawless bronzed look. And don't forget that...

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13 Feb NY fashion week- Rag and Bone

Revlon created this stunning yet natural look for the Rag and Bone Runway show this week at NY fashion week. The good news is this look is SO simple to achieve. Heres my tips to recreate this look- *Apply an illuminate cream to the entire face before...

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09 Feb Russh Magazine and True Religion party

[slideshow] On Tuesday night I was lucky enough to go to the Russh magazine launch of their Summer Film Festival with True Religion Jeans at Bucklers Canteen in Bondi. Although the hair and make-up was overwhelmingly boho, beachy and relaxed as goes with the Russh crowd, bright...

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08 Feb Love this Look- Chanel Spring Summer 2012

[slideshow] I love this look from Chanel’s Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2012 Show. Taking the traditional smoky eye but using shades of blue instead of black created a striking effect. An intense, grayish blue pencil was used to contour the eyes and give them a larger appearance. This liner was...

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05 Feb ROSES ARE RED

If you haven't got a red lipstick you need to get one. Red lips come part and parcel with the seasonal make-up trend that has us all embracing bright lip colour. Leighton Meester and Ashley Olsen are regular wearers of red lippy not to mention Sienna Miller,...

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31 Jan SAG AWARDS Spot the hair trend…

[slideshow] I think it's safe to say I spotted a hair trend when I was looking through images from the Screen Actors Guild Awards this week . These three lovely ladies all sported their own version of a plaited wrap style hair do, and they weren't...

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