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Updating your winter fragrance wardrobe

Six warm fragrance picks for stormy winter days. Scent has a way of stirring emotions and evoking memories. One spritz of the right fragrance can change your mood and set a new tone for the day. In my opinion, winter is the perfect season to wear a deep, warm perfume that leaves you feeling cosy […]

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Roadtest: Focus Cosmetic Medicine

When it comes to cosmetic medicine, I’d always been ‘team natural beauty.’ However, as I approach 30, I am beginning to notice the effects of time and gravity on my face. Before you scoff, I recognise that 27 may seem to some like an early age to consider cosmetic medicine. But as I examined the […]

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One year of Canberra Centre’s most beauty-full precinct

Happy first birthday to Canberra Centre’s beloved beauty precinct!  To celebrate, Canberra Centre has arranged a jam-packed weekend of beauty fun. From this Friday 13 to Sunday 15 July, head into the Beauty Precinct to engage in expert talks and workshops, trial new makeup finds and enjoy a cocktail or two. From compelling conversations and […]

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The Lab goes south

A disclaimer: I am not impartial to the success of this business. In fact, I was invested the moment I walked into what was then called BrowLab in 2015—an eighth of a clothing store in Braddon, with a single treatment chair and two smiling faces—co-owners Sianne Fitzsimons and Tegan Daley. My investment? Not money or […]

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Exfoliation: how to give your skin new life

Exfoliation is one key skincare step that brings us closer to achieving that alluring youthful, fresh glow. During the course of the day it is inevitable that dead skin cells gather on the top layer of our complexions. When these skin cells mingle with pollutants, oil residue and makeup particles, sad looking skin ensues. Pores […]

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Beauty Insider: Anti-Wrinkle Injections

It used to be that the subject of anti-wrinkle injections split the room, but the statistics today tell another story. Whereas five to 10 years ago, having these procedures done was a guilty secret, nowadays they are widely accepted. Many women are interested in but understandably wary about anti-wrinkle injections—their questions ranging from ‘will it […]

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New wave cosmetics: clean and green

Superfood cafes seem to be popping up in every suburb and many skin care brands are taking note. It is up to each of us to decide what ingredients we want to see in our cosmetics, but here some skin-loving brands that you can look into next time you’re on the hunt for new makeup. […]

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Top five treatments to lift, tighten and rejuvenate your neck

Do you have discoloured, wrinkled or sagging skin on your neck or chest? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many women over the age of 40 do. The skin on our neck and décolletage is prone to premature ageing as it’s three times thinner than the skin on our faces and lacks the regenerative ability required […]

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A makeup workshop with a difference

Nothing showcased the changing expectations of how women should be applying makeup, more so than this month’s royal wedding. When Meghan Markle waltzed down the aisle without a hint of contouring or the overly smoky eye that so often dominates Instagram, even—gasp—revealing her natural freckles, it sent the social media world into a collective spin. […]

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Rationale skincare coming to the Canberra Centre

Sometimes, in this fickle world of competitive skincare, you have to make a decision to follow nature or science. And when it comes to dealing with the ravages of modern living—we are taking the scientific route. A poll of the HerCanberra office confirms that RATIONALE is a brand which has consistently delivered on what it […]

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