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MEXICAN TREASURES; HAND MADE PERFUMES TO TAKE YOUR BREATH AWAY

On a recent holiday to Tulum, Mexico, I had the luck of stumbling across a beach front perfumery that not only managed to take my breath away, but left me with such an amazing experience and memory, that I couldn’t help but share!

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THE BEAUTY OF WHITE EYELINER!


Put a spark back in your eyes this winter and experiment with the effects of using white eyeliners!

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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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BIG LOVE; CREATING NATURAL VOLUME & COLOUR BLOCKING YOUR MAKEUP!


Get experimental this winter and shake up your hair & makeup routine. Layer your colours in contrasting combinations. Use you favourite colour of the season and colour block it. Get a little size and volume and make it your own while the humidity is on vacation. What-ever the combination, make a statement – think European and be a little quirky.

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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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WINTER TREND; LIP AND CHEEK STAIN


Make your Winter makeup routine easy and effective this season by using one of these versatile stains that flush your lips & cheeks for an all day wear!

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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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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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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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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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CRUSH WITH EYELINER

You know there’s far less steps and products needed to create a ‘Cat Eye’, compared to a ‘Smokey Eye’? It’s also a look that suits far more eye-shapes, and also works for so many occasions too!

Here’s some inspiration to get you in the mood to try out the many different ‘Cat Eye’ styles that have featured over time (and some of my personal favourites!)

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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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Louis Vuitton x Candice Lake x Maxmade

I recently had the pleasure of being asked by Candice Lake to contribute on a project she was woking on with Louis Vuitton. The project was to celebrate and capture Vuitton’s Noe bag, which was originally designed in the 1930’s to carry 5 bottles of champagne (I was sold right there!).

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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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