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BACKSTAGE BEAUTY; BOLD WINTER TONES AND TOUSLED HAIR

Why fight pale Winter skin with fake tan and bronzers, when you can work with it! Create a BOLD look this season and choose richer tones that complement & contrast, enhancing fairer skins, resulting in radiant, translucent, ‘forever young’ looking skin! 

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WINTER TREND; LIP AND CHEEK STAIN


Make your Winter makeup routine easy and effective this season by using one of these versatile stains that flush your lips & cheeks for an all day wear!

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MAXMADE EXCLUSIVE! BEAUTY NOTES FOR VERA XANE’S LATEST CAMPAIGN!


Come behind the scenes for a ‘Maxmade Exclusive’ look at the latest Vera Xane Jewellery campaign. Designer Alex Smyth-Kirk talks about her inspiration behind the collection and gives us a sneak-peak into her makeup bag of ‘must haves’!

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DARIA; A BRONZED BEAUTY


Getting the opportunity to shoot one of the worlds greatest super models for such an iconic brand as Oroton, is definitely one of those jobs you never seem to forget. Step back in time as I walk you through this timeless look I created on the one and only Daria Werbowy!

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Louis Vuitton x Candice Lake x Maxmade

I recently had the pleasure of being asked by Candice Lake to contribute on a project she was woking on with Louis Vuitton. The project was to celebrate and capture Vuitton’s Noe bag, which was originally designed in the 1930’s to carry 5 bottles of champagne (I was sold right there!).

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NEW FACE; VALENTINA RUBY SKYES


Skye’s the limit for this new face! Valentina Rose is her name and definitely a favourite here at Maxmade (and not just because she smells like coconuts)! A short time in the business, Skyes flew to Paris to walk for Galliano and later  featured in a main fashion editorial for Harper’s Bazaar Australia. With a growing number of advertising campaigns under her belt, I think it’s safe to say this model is a one to watch!

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THE ESSENTIALS PT. 10; IN YOUR DREAMS

In the last installment of the Essentials series we talk about our favourite pampering product: masks. If you’ve got a great routine going and you’re happy with your skin then masks can seem completely unnecessary, but here at MaxMade we think differently.

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BEAUTY AT MANNING CARTELL MBFWA13

‘A Tale Of Romance’ is the inspiration behind the latest Manning Cartell ’13-’14 collection, so only naturally the direction of this beauty look needs to be about a ‘pashed lip!’ Come back stage and check out the beauty vibe my MAC team and I created on one of my favourite Sydney labels.

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THE ESSENTIALS #9; THE STANDOUT SERUM

There are serums, and then there are serums. The former only really preserve the skin’s current condition and prevent it from ageing, while the latter work to undo the damage by immediately lifting the complexion and preventing skin from worsening. Lancôme’s Visionnaire is the latter.

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THE ESSENTIALS #8: THE FACE TAN


Apologies in advance, if you’re anything like Max and I and your daily routine already comprises of about seven steps and you really don’t need to add another product to the mix – but, we’ve found one you must seriously consider. Come on, do it for us!

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THE ESSENTIALS PT 6; GET EVEN! BRIGHTER, RADIANT, CLEARER SKIN!

StriVectin are well-known in the industry as a super science-y and extremely effective skincare brand, so when they claim that their latest products can repair skin discolouration, age spots and sun spots, we believe them.

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THE NEVER ENDING SUMMER


As we count down the last few weeks of warm weather, I’m going to show you a few moves to make you look and feel like it’s Summer all year round!

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THE ESSENTIAL PART 4; THE DAY CREAM

La Mer La Mer La Mer, why can’t you be within my budget? This cream is like a Chanel 2.55 or Proenza PS1, you save and save, it becomes a part of your wardrobe and you can never go back. Toting one of those icons or patting on La Mer does something to you; it makes you stand up a little straighter and adds bounce to your step.

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STAR TREATMENT; CONTOURING WITH NARS CASINO BRONZER


Is Contouring the hottest trend since dewy foundations or even the Cat eye? Here I show you one of my secret weapons when it comes to contouring my celebrity clientele.

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CALL ME MAYBE; WEARABLE, EASY TO ACHIEVE STYLE!

I’m all about keeping things simple when it comes to makeup. Less is more and simplicity is definitely the key when it comes to looking young, effortless and carefree. In this story, I show you just how easy it is to get this look with a few key products and the right application techniques.

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ELECTRIC YOUTH; LIGHT REFLECTING SKIN AND HAIR


Ever wondered how you create that beautiful, radiant, effortlessly natural textured hair with out all the fly aways? Ever wondered how you create that shimmering matte complexion that glows in all the right spots? Well here’s how…

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