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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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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. 7; CLEANSING WITH MOLTON BROWN SKIN

It’s obvious that the big guns at British brand Molton Brown love a good holiday; their top sellers including the Re-Charge Black Pepper Bodywash uses Madagascan peppercorn and the Naran Ji Hand Wash uses neroli from Seville. So it’s no surprise that the latest must-have from Molton is Kalahari inspired.

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BEAUTY NOTES FOR ANJA K’S LATEST RMK CAMPAIGN

Step behind the scenes of Anja Konstantinova’s latest RMK Autumn/Winter 2013 Campaign, and see how I created each of her three distinctly different looks shot by 3 of Sydney’s most discerning photographers.

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ALL EYE’S ON YSL BEAUTE; WATERPROOF EYELINER


If you don’t have the steadiness to use a liquid liner or your pencil always smudges in the most awkward ways, then this is the pencil for you!

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CONTOURING; YOUR SECRET WEAPON!

The secret’s out, get the celebrity treatment and learn how to contour your face in a few easy steps.

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SHE’S ALL THAT! STOP MOTION MAKE-UP TUTORIAL

I was inspired by photographer Guy Bourdin and the images he took of all these brightly coloured women and of these old YSL cosmetic campaigns Irecently found in some old Italian Vogue from the ’80’s.

Playing with such bold colours, I felt I needed to do it in a more interesting way than a straight-up tutorial. Stop motion is about taking a single shot after every single stroke, which meant I would draw a fraction of say the lipliner, take a shot, and then draw a little more. Yep, it’s time consuming but so worth it once you have the finished product!

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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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I HEART PARIS; CONTRASTING COLOURS IN NEON SHADES

Contrasting colours- you can make them as obvious or subtle as you like. Flashes of colour over the lids as liners, electric lips and neon nails, it’s all about having fun and being a little daring.

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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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THE ESSENTIALS; TOP TEN MUST HAVE SKINCARE PRODUCTS TO TAKE YOU INTO 2013


Welcome to The Essentials – a ten part series showcasing the best of the newest skincare products that you have to add to your routines, bathroom cabinets and beauty kits. Written by make-up artist and ex-Vogue online beauty editor Anni Hall, get ready for smoother, plumper, brighter and overall better skin in 2013.

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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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YOUR SKIN, YOUR FUTURE

A good skin care routine is key to creating a picture perfect complexion. To invest in a healthy skin care routine this year is about investing in your future.

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