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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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THE ESSENTIALS PT 5, SLEEP TIGHT WITH BIOTHERM

In case you didn’t know, night creams are pretty important (in fact, as important as, or even more than your day cream). It’s no longer good enough to slather some Sorbolene or just any ol’ cream over your skin before bed.

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TOM FORD JASMIN ROUGE LIP COLOUR COLLECTION

Who do you think of when you think of red lipstick? Marilyn Munro, Debbie Harry, Dita Von Teese, what about Kate Moss or Audrey Hepburn? Well now we can add Tom Ford to the list. The cosmetic king has just release a vey tight limited edition range of four red lip sticks.


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THE ESSENTIALS PT 3; THE EVERYDAY EXFOLIATOR

So we’re told by the beauty industry that we have to exfoliate every second day, about three times a week. But if you’re like me then chances are you only do so once a week, at the most!

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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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THE ESSENTIALS PART 2; THE DREAM EYE CREAM

Are you of a slightly older vintage or have a passion for adventurous outdoorsy sports like surfing or horse riding? Well if so you’re going to love me after this post. Introducing Perricone MD’s Acyl-Glutathione Eye Lid Serum.(With such an unpronounceable name and a very particular usage, this eye cream has got to be incredible right? Right!)

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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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KERASTASE CRISTALLISTE; THE SECET TO SHINY HEALTHY HAIR IS OUT!

The best kept secret for long shiny healthy hair is out! Here I test drive and give my opinion on the range designed by Kerastase for long hair.

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