18 Dec Holiday Skin Prep

    Less sleep, more stress, shopping and parting all take their toll on our skin. And more often than not we're left with lack lustre, dull and patchy skin at the end of each holiday season. Usually around mid January I do a sort of...

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19 Nov How To Avoid A Dodgy Tan

The difference between a killer fake tan and a dodgy tan job is all in the preparation. Preparation is paramount, and not doing it correctly can lead to a patchy uneven tan. If you want a great fake tan you need to consider the following- Product- research, ask friends and...

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29 Oct Stunning Spring Hairstyle Video

  This stunning hair style is so simple to create using a Topsy Tail Tool from Scunci, some Scunci clear poly bands and a few fresh flowers!! Scunci Perfect Pony Tail and Topsy Tail Tool $9.95 Each Scunci Hair Tools and Accessories available at Big W, Target,...

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09 Oct New York Minute

A sizzling instalment of an exclusive editorial collaboration between myself- Oz Beauty Expert and Sonny Vandevelde on the streets of downtown Manhattan. It captures the very essence and mood of NYC during fashion week- fast paced, glamourous and HOT!!! Starring another Aussie beauty, model Rebecca S of...

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23 Sep A Flawless Face

[caption id="attachment_8590" align="aligncenter" width="450"] Wearing both StriVectin Clinical Corrector Anti-Aging Face Tint & Eye Illuminator with a smoky eye and a berry stained lip.[/caption] My idea of perfect looking skin is having an even skin tone, radiance and looking as if you're wearing no make-up at all....

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22 Sep Up Late in New York- Exclusive Editorial

Up Late in New York Starring- Bianca Hepburn, Ford Models NYC. Shot by Sonny Vandevelde. Hair and Make-up by yours truly using beautiful products from Kerastase, Revlon and VS Sassoon. See below for a step by step guide on creating this look.   HAIR I wanted this look to be sleek and...

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18 Sep Bobby Pin Hairstyles

Some really pretty, simple looks can be created using basic bobby pins! In this video I create three different and very pretty looks using some simple pins, bands and tools from Scunci! To view the complete range from Scunci click HERE. Scunci is sold at Big W,...

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10 Sep Body Boost

[caption id="attachment_8452" align="aligncenter" width="478"] Picture by Sonny Vandevelde www.sonnyphotos.com[/caption] New York city has been HOT to put it mildly, you walk out side and you're instantly beading with sweat. Needless to say that the way I have been dressing here is a far cry from the...

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10 Sep NYFW beauty looks

'Less is More' Is the best way to describe the hottest beauty looks this season at NYFW. Bare, fresh radiant skin and sleek smooth wet textured hair have graced the runway over and over again with each show doing its own slight variation but essentially most...

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05 Sep NY Toolkit Essentials

I have literally spent the past three days shooting non stop from sunrise to sunset. Ive shot so much amazing content and worked with so many beautiful international models who are busy running around NYC from shoots to castings and back again. As a make-up artist...

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03 Sep Waterlily NYC skin diaries

Ok so, I didn't anticipate New York to be this hot when I was packing my skin care. I knew it would be warm but to put it mildly it is bloody stinking hot!! And while I packed some great creams and serums its been the products...

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25 Aug Hollywood Smile Transformations

Celebrities are not only the biggest influencers, tastemakers and trendsetters of fashion but they also set the standard of what people believe we should aspire to look like. And celebs definitely put their money were their mouth is when it comes to beauty...

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11 Aug Hot Celeb Hairstyles

You absolutely cannot get any better than these three HOT celeb hairstyles. Sometimes long hair can get a little boring, and with only a certain amount of ‘go to’ styles up our sleeve it can be tricky to come up with ideas that are not...

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27 Jul Witchery SS14 New Mood- Backstage Video

Last wednesday night fashion label Witchery held their SS14 'New Mood' runway show at carriage works in Sydney. It was a stunning show with models sporting chic yet effortless looks created by the GHD hair team and the Napoleon make-up team. I had the pleasure of chatting...

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24 Jul Make-Up Trend- Ox Blood

An ideal colour for the colder months, it seems Ox Blood  is majorly trending in not just fashion but make-up and nails too. This deep wine colour can be really striking, and I really adore the look.  I'm now on a mission to find the perfect...

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