16 Jul A Helping Hand Cream

Need some TLC for your hands? I know my hands are SO dry at the moment and the dry weather also make my nails dry and brittle too. I started using Revitanail Hand and Nail cream about a week ago and already I can see a...

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13 Jul U little Beauty!

Putting your hair through a month of constant sun, chlorine and salt is nothing short of hell for your hair. And that's exactly where I'm at. After my month long tropical hiatus my hair is suffering, it feels dry brittle and porous. To give my hair...

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11 Jul Cracked Heels? The Perfect Solution

  Dry cracked feet are a common problem not just in winter but all year round, not only do  they look ugly but it can be painful. My heels were a nightmare about a month ago. They were so dry and cracked that skin was actually splitting...

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09 Jul Flawless Face- Laura Mercier

  I've recently been road testing the new Flawless Face range from Laura Mercier. Having never used Laura Mercier before I didn't know what to expect but after a few practice runs and playing with the products I think I got the Flawless Face routine down...

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11 Jun Flesh Eating Fish!!!

Ahhhhh. A few days ago I tried a beauty treatment I was a little uneasy with. The so called ' foot spa therapy' in Bali involves putting your feet into a fish tank filled with tiny flesh eating fish. The fish are native to Turkey...

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08 Jun Earthly Protectors…

These earthly beauties are all products I have only discovered over the last month but they have all made an amazing first impression and are well worth an introduction. Trilogy Gentle Moisturising Shampoo and Conditioner $19.95 each.This nourishing shampoo and conditioner has been a godsend for...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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27 Mar Versace Yellow Diamond

[caption id="attachment_3415" align="aligncenter" width="452" caption="Launching April 1- Versace Yellow Diamond"][/caption] I was sooo excited when I got my hands on the new luxury fragrance from Versace- Yellow Diamond. This gorgeous floral fragrance is soft, a little musky and full of florals including orange blossom, pear sorbet,...

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26 Mar Simple Skin Care

Last week while staying at my sisters house I needed to borrow some moisturiser. I searched through her cupboard which is full of $100 foundations and other high end make-up and skincare products and the only moisturiser I could find was a $10 bottle of...

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