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POP-METAL! Metallics to top the charts this season


One of the strongest trends in store for us this Spring/Summer are metallics. Whether it’s on our nails, eyelids or highlights on our skin, there is no denying metals are making their mark! Inspired by modern pop music video clips – like Gaga’s latest clip ‘Applause’ and the colour palette used on the faces of Guy Bourdins heroines – I wanted to show you the latest metallic products to hit the shelves and soon the faces of the beauty conscious!

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LUST FOR LASHES! HOW TO MASTER THE FALSE EYELASH.


There is no denying what a fake eyelash does to the shape of your eye or our confidence for that matter! The instant drama, elegance and attention it attracts is like no other. The questions that always surrounds these eye-batting beauties is “How do I get them on without sticking my eyes together?” or worse, “How do I stop them from falling out during a night out?”

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THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT! A MODERN TAKE ON THE CLASSIC STYLES WE KNOW & LOVE.

Smokey eyes, chunky lashes, strong brows, voluminous hair, braids and skin that reminds us of our youth. Get in the know and see what is trending in the beauty department this Spring/Summer!

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PARADISE IN THE CITY! BODY BRONZING HAS NEVER BEEN SO EASY & MESS-FREE.

 

Spring is well and truly upon us and the party season is on it’s way, so what better time to start talking tans & body bronzing! If you are looking for a great ‘one night only’ tan, this story is for you!

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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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