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Lash extensions: Everything you need to know

Like a fine wine or a smart phone, lash extensions have gotten better with age as competitors innovate to create the best on the market.  But many still wonder if extensions are the right fit for them (literally) or worry about what it could do to their natural lashes. To dig a little deeper on the […]

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Putting the spotlight on women 50+

It’s a common declaration that after turning 50, many women feel as if they become “invisible.” Of course, it doesn’t help that the average age of models used in fashion and makeup ads and campaigns only seems to get younger and younger. Canberra makeup artist Ali Price is helping to change that narrative, however, through […]

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Roadtest: Salt of the Earth at Le Beaute Lounge

I take the same approach to spa menus that I do to restaurant menus: I pore over them, an internal debate raging in my head over which treatment to choose. Salt scrubs have always been an item which piqued my interest, but I would always end up choosing a massage instead. After experiencing a Salt […]

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From the inside out

When it comes to skin, emphasis is often placed on the aesthetic: whether it’s makeup, skin products or hair growth. Yet your skin can also reveal a lot about what’s inside—from poor gut health to low iron levels—according to skincare expert Cara Ho, who says the skin acts as a “window” to what’s going on […]

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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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