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ROMANCE IS IN THE AIR

Spring has nearly sprung and romance is in the air! Soft romantic hues in velvet, powdery demi-matte textures for the face and clean, healthy, touch-able hair that falls from the gods!

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LOOKOUT SPRING; GRAPHIC COLOURS & WAXY FRIZZ-FREE TEXTURES ARE ALL THE RAGE.

We have seen a lot of graphic colours gracing the S/S International runways this season, so to celebrate I thought I would get in early and show you one of my favourite looks that just happens to be a breeze to do!

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HAIR TRENDS: THE METAL PONY-TAIL CUFF


One of my favourite trends to come out of the International Runways for hair this season is the Metal Pony-tail Cuff! I love that you can accessorise a simple hair style, with such a simple accessory.

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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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ELECTRIC BLUE; VIVID EYESHADOWS AND LINERS TO LIVE BY!

If a boy had a chance, a chance with someone like you, are you gonna break his heart? Let him cry for the moon? Are you hiding somewhere behind those eyes? Experiment this Winter with some colour to make you look and feel the part!

 

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BACKSTAGE BEAUTY; METALLIC EYES AND RUNWAY READY HAIR

Come backstage and see first hand how we put together the latest trends for the season. This intimate serious of  Maxmade BTS shoots will take you ‘Step by Step’ through not only the latest trends, it will give you a personal in-side look into how the professionals execute them.

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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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PRODUCT OF THE WEEK: VOLUME MAKER by SHU UEMURA


Never has volumising and adding texture been as easy as powdering your nose. Volume Maker by Shu Uemura Art Of Hair is my pick when it comes to choosing one of these hybrid products.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BROWS


In many ways, eyebrows are one of the most important features on your face when it comes to doing makeup. It’s what shapes, defines and moulds our faces. If you think back over the decades, brow shapes is what defines each of these periods and not to mention some of the most beautiful women of the world.

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CREATING EFFORTLESS BEACH TEXTURE


Welcome to the first instalment of a ‘Step by Step’ hair tutorial by celebrity hair stylist Jenny Kim. Here Jenny shows us how to create that cool, effortless, beach-like texture without having to go to the salon or dip our heads in the ocean and hope for the best.

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NEW FACE, ELLA VERBERNE


There’s just something really captivating about this young New Zealand born beauty Ella Verberne.  Perfect alabaster skin and those beautiful rolling rose bud lips. There’s no denying we can expect to see this face gracing some serious beauty campaigns in the near future.

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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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NEW FACE; KIM RIEKENBERG


Get up-close and personal with Kim Riekenberg, one of my favourite girls in town at the moment. German born and passing through town for Sydney Fashion Week on her way to NYC, this fun, sassy, down and out awesome babe is one I will be keeping an eye on.

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