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NET-A-PORTER TOP 5 MUST-HAVE BY MAXMADE; KEVYN AUCOIN CELESTIAL BRONZING VEIL IN TROPICAL NIGHTS


Who better to turn to when it comes to perfecting your skin, than the makeup king himself, Kevyn Aucoin. Find out what must-have bronzer you’re going to make a staple in your makeup bag as I have in mine…

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NET-A-PORTER TOP 5 BY MAXMADE; PHILIP B, MAUI WOWIE VOLUMIZING & TICKENING BEACH MIST

Everyone (hopefully) by now knows that I think Sea Salt Spray’s are the best thing since sliced bread? They give a weightless volume – even in the finest of hairs – and when allowed to dry naturally (after that key scrunching of course), give great texture! Well thanks to PHILIP B Maui Wowie Volumizing & Thickening Beach Mist you can now add THICKENING & CONDITIONING to the list.

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GET THE LOOK; EYE GLOSS, THE HOTTEST EYE TREND THIS SUMMER


One of my favourite looks for Eyes this Season is the ‘glossy eye’. I have been obsessed with this subtle, high-impact look for a long while now and this Season it was reintroduced by Tom Ford at his latest London Fashion Week show and more recently spotted on the ever stylish Kate Bosworth.

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NET-A-PORTER BEAUTY TOP 5 BY MAXMADE. ILIA BEAUTY, POKA DOTS & MOONBEAMS ILLUMINATOR!


To celebrate the launch Net-A-Porter’s new Beauty offering, I am doing a review of my ‘Top 5 Must-Haves on Net-A-Porter Beauty!’ Stay tuned for my weekly updates on the essentials you will never know how you lived without. This week we talk illuminating skin for a more youthful appearance!

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MAXMADE #SEFLIE PACK; AND THE 10 LUCKY WINNERS ARE…


To celebrate the release of my story Celebrity #Selfie Tips Revealed – a step by step tutorial outlining how to do your Hair and Makeup to take the perfect #selflie – I am lucky enough to be able to giveaway a #Selfie Pack containing a kit of hair and makeup products to execute this chic-look to 10 lucky ladies.

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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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MODEL PROFILE; GET UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH TAYLOR HILL!


We are obsessed with this Brook Sheilds circa ‘The Blue Lagoon’ look-a-like Taylor Hill! With her long, dark, naturally wavy hair, infectious smile and signature brows. We at Maxmade will not be taking our eyes off this one, she’s what we call a ‘winner ‘and a sight for sore eyes!

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NAIL POLISH THE NEW LIPSTICK!


One of my biggest obsessions when it comes to shopping for cosmetics is buying nail polishes! Whether I’m out buying hair or makeup products I always seem to come home with a nail polish or two, to add to my ever growing collection! In the last couple of years we have seen a huge surge in nail polish trends. Have they become the ‘New Lipstick’?

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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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NEW FACE; TEDDY


Introducing Teddy from Work Models. This cool, calm and collected fresh-face from the Northern Beaches was literally brand spanking new when I shot her, but that didn’t stop her from showing us what she is made of. I love her raw, understated, nearly androgynous look and style. It’s so effortless and refreshing. Check out what Teddy has to say in her Maxmade Questionnaire!

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MAXMADE ESSENTIALS BAG

I was recently invited to attend the Samsung White Glove event, a fabulous dinner put on by the team at Samsung to celebrate and share the VIP service and products that make-up this prestigious brand…

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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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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. 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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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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