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MASTERING THE EFFORTLESSLY COOL ‘ROCK CHIC’ KOHL EYE!

Ever wonder how celebrities like Kate Moss, Debbie Harry & Mary Kate Olsen get those perfectly-imperfect ‘rock chic’ smudgy kohl eyes?  Well here it is… and all in no more than a few easy, fool-proof steps.

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LOOK 3; LAURA MERCIER & DAVID JONES A/W ’14 BEAUTY TRENDS.

Brighten up dull Wintery skin with luminous, sheer-metallic washes of colour over the eyes, metallic, pink stains on lips and wind swept colour high on the cheeks. The 3rd A/W ’14 trend for my David Jones Beauty Presention was inspired by Laura Mercier’s Renaissance Palette with a nod to Spring/Summer ’13 flushed cheeks trend.

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LOOK 2; LAURA MERCIER & DAVID JONES A/W ’14 BEAUTY TRENDS.

A look inspired by old Hollywood glamour, we gave what is normally a classic look a modern colour twist. Here I walk you through the second look to the David Jones A/W ’14 beauty trend presentation.

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LOOK 1; LAURA MERCIER & DAVID JONES A/W ’14 BEAUTY TRENDS.

What a way to start the new year – Hosting a beauty breakfast on level 7 of David Jones as part of their A/W’14 fashion launch to beauty media and industry representatives! Talking on behalf of Laura Mercier (the cosmetics partner of this year’s season launch) about the hottest A/W ’14 makeup trends! Here I will walk you though the first of the trends…

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PRODUCT REVIEW; NARS, FINAL CUT COLLECTION

No longer just for the girly girls, pink is going punk this season with NARS launching their ‘Final Cut Collection‘. A limited edition line up of all things pink, this new colour trend is going to have you loved up in no time!

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CRUISE CONTROL; BEAUTY NOTES FOR ALEXANDRA SPENCER FROM 4THANDBLEEKER’S COLLABORATION WITH CHANEL’S CRUISE ’14 COLLECTION

I recently had the opportunity to whirl my hair & makeup magic on the beautiful Alexandra Spencer from 4thandbleeker for a collaboration she was working on with Chanel for their Cruise ’14 Collection. The story is titled Cruise Control, and is “as young and exciting as the new year “- says Alex. Here are the beauty notes for all my steps on how-to get Alex’s look!

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Tools Of The Trade; Contouring & your secret weapons

TOOLS OF THE TRADE; CONTOURING AND THE WEAPONS OF CHOICE

A Makeup Artist is only as good as his or her tools. Here I share the 4 key tools I use when it comes to mastering the fine art of CONTOURING! With these little babies in hand you will be contouring like a pro in no time.

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CHARLOTTE TILBURY’S FILMSTAR BRONZE & GLOW


Could this be the bronzer & highlighter of the 2013/14? An all-in-one contouring & highlighting palette to sculpt, define and emphasise your facial framework – just like how the professionals do.

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INTRODUCING: THE ELLE KIT

I’m very excited to present to you a collaboration I have been working on with Elle & Tash from TheyAllHateUs. Introducing… THE INSIDER KITS – a curated selection of must-have products, to achieve and celebrate the signature looks of Elle & Tash.

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INTRODUCING: THE TASH KIT

I’m very excited to present to you a collaboration I have been working on with Tash & Elle from TheyAllHateUs. Introducing…  THE INSIDER KITS – a curated selection of must-have products, to achieve and celebrate the signature looks of Elle & Tash.

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YOUR HAIR’S NEW SECRET WEAPON!

ATTN EVERYONE: If you want frizz-free definition in your hair, whilst maintaining some serious volume… Well listen up – this is the product you need to know about!

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TURN UP THE HEAT WITH THIS SEASONS HOTTEST BRONZING PRODUCTS


Sun-kissed skin, stained lips with a vibrant colour, and bright-smouldering eyes… All the makeup you need to get this Summer started!

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PRODUCT OF THE WEEK!

My obsession for brows and mastering the perfect 90’s supermodel brow continues with ‘The Brow Styler‘ by Curtis Collection.

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CHIC, LESS-IS-MORE HAIR! WITH THANKS TO MEZI JEWELLERY!

An exclusive glimpse at Australian jewellery label, Mezi’s latest Autumn/Winter ’14 campaign and the beauty notes that make up this chic, ‘less is more’ look!

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TOP 5 MASCARAS BY MAX MAY


Without fail one of the most asked question I get asked is…’what’s your favourite mascara?’ As a makeup artist we need to account for every lash type and every lash effect, which means we pack accordingly. So here it is, my ‘top 5’ mascaras.

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FELINE FLICKS; NET-A-PORTER #BEAUTY TOP 5 MUST-HAVE BY MAXMADE: LE METIER DE BEAUTE PRECISION LIQUID EYELINER


I really do get a lot of enjoyment in sharing my knowledge of products. So it saddens me a little when I have to say this is my last instalment of my top 5 Net-A-Porter #Beauty must-haves, but, what better way to finish this particular segment than with a cutting edge product that took me years to find and has not failed me since.

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