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POP-METAL! Metallics to top the charts this season


One of the strongest trends in store for us this Spring/Summer are metallics. Whether it’s on our nails, eyelids or highlights on our skin, there is no denying metals are making their mark! Inspired by modern pop music video clips – like Gaga’s latest clip ‘Applause’ and the colour palette used on the faces of Guy Bourdins heroines – I wanted to show you the latest metallic products to hit the shelves and soon the faces of the beauty conscious!

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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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THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT! A MODERN TAKE ON THE CLASSIC STYLES WE KNOW & LOVE.

Smokey eyes, chunky lashes, strong brows, voluminous hair, braids and skin that reminds us of our youth. Get in the know and see what is trending in the beauty department this Spring/Summer!

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ROMANCE IS IN THE AIR

Spring has nearly sprung and romance is in the air! Soft romantic hues in velvet, powdery demi-matte textures for the face and clean, healthy, touch-able hair that falls from the gods!

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MESSY HAIR, DON’T CARE!

What do Kate Moss, Erin Wasson, The Olsen twins and Lara Bingle have in common? It’s that lived in day-after sexy textured hair we all swoon after, that’s what! Ever wonder how they achieved that done-yet-un-done look when their Hair Stylist’s are on holiday? Well here it is…

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LOOKOUT SPRING; GRAPHIC COLOURS & WAXY FRIZZ-FREE TEXTURES ARE ALL THE RAGE.

We have seen a lot of graphic colours gracing the S/S International runways this season, so to celebrate I thought I would get in early and show you one of my favourite looks that just happens to be a breeze to do!

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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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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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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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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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HAIR TUTORIAL BY JENNY KIM: 70’s DISCO HAIR & BRAIDS

Maxmade Contributing Hair-Editor, Jenny Kim, shows us how to create volume and movement in long straight hair. What can be normally a difficult length to create any sort of volume whilst keeping it straight, is made easy with this simple and effective method.

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CREATING EFFORTLESS BEACH TEXTURE


Welcome to the first instalment of a ‘Step by Step’ hair tutorial by celebrity hair stylist Jenny Kim. Here Jenny shows us how to create that cool, effortless, beach-like texture without having to go to the salon or dip our heads in the ocean and hope for the best.

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NEW FACE; ASTRID!


Meet Australia’s newest and youngest rising star Astrid! Taking to the runway for her first year ever this IMG Model is going to be a favourite of many by the end of the week!

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