CIMF 2018 Masthead

Rebel Muse and Saloon take Lonsdale Street for Autonomy

It’s the perfect pairing—the cutting edge boutique and the chic blow dry bar. But when Rebel Muse and Saloon join forces later this week for Autonomy, it will also be the pairing of two of Lonsdale Street’s coolest businesswomen—Sarah Wright and Alicia Xyrakis. Sarah opened Saloon, Canberra’s first blow-dry and beauty bar, almost six months […]

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Not so secret Men’s Biz

Men’s grooming is slowly, but surely, making a comeback to the mainstream. For a hot minute there, certainly while I was growing up, taking pride in one’s appearance was a one-way ticket to mockery. Thankfully, these times are passed, and a guy can get himself pampered and worry less about the flak he might cop. Men’s […]

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Roadtest: DMK Enzyme Facial

After having a baby, one of the first things to take a hit is your skin. Along with sleep deprivation, sore breasts and shedding hair, it’s the gift that keeps on giving, right? Since having my daughter a year ago, I’ve certainly noticed more dryness around my forehead, along with fine lines and pigmentation. Basically, my skin has felt in need […]

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Four things I wish I’d started earlier to look after my skin

One of the things you’ll hear me say on repeat is if your skin doesn’t look good, neither will your makeup. This is regardless of how much you wear or how many layers of concealer you apply to try cover those pesky spots. As a beauty blogger and big fan of carefully curated skincare routines, […]

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A Swiish and stylish high tea

Sydney style duo Sally Obermeder and Maha Koraiem are Canberra bound and keen to share a glass of bubbly and style tips with an exclusive audience—you! The sisters have something of a love affair with Canberra and are heading here next month to host an intimate and inspirational HerCanberra high tea at the Burbury Terrace. […]

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Make up in a new light

It is a Wednesday afternoon and I am sitting at a bar in Braddon, concentrating hard on…geometery? Under the expert tutelage of Canberra’s resident eyebrow guru Jaki Bradley, I am learning things about angles, lines and lengths of the brow that I probably should have mastered long before now. Sitting with my HerCanberra colleagues, we […]

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Summer skin remedies

If you’re like me and have spent more time than usual in the sun over the holidays, your skin and hair might be suffering the effects. I’m talking about a little extra dryness because, let’s face it, the sun is not kind and we know to limit our exposure…but then again, summer holidays and the […]

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Bare beauty

Pared back and perfect, these three summer beauty looks will take you from beach to bar. For our latest Magazine: Summer, we asked talented Canberrans Amy Capeda and Sarah Wright to help us create the ultimate line up of summer makeup and hair looks. Peachy keen Bronze may be de rigeur for summer but freckles […]

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Canberra makeup artist Zoe Krahe is expanding her empire

Owner of Z & Co. Studio (formerly Zaija), Zoe Krahe, has just launched her very own range of eyelashes – ZED Lashes, with a super chic party over the weekend at The Social Club. Zoe says it was an obvious move for her because she’s been wearing lashes since she was 15. Developing the lash […]

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Hyperdome launches new video style series

The Hyperdome has released the first in a series of style video tutorials, starring local makeup artist Jacqui Scott and fashion blogger Jemma Mrdak. “We are excited to launch this six-part series of makeup and fashion videos for summer,” said Adam Gill, Hyperdome’s Marketing Manager. “You will see two well-known local faces offer their tips […]

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