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5 FACE MASKS THAT WILL TRANSFORM YOUR SKIN

If you're one of those people who forgo face masks as part of your regular skin care routine, then keep reading. Face masks are an important part of any skin care regimen because they offer an added skin boost from the usual cleanser and moisturiser routine. Sure, they can seem...

29 July, 2014
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10 (REALLY GOOD) REASONS WHY YOU NEED THIS OIL IN YOUR LIFE

Depending on where you are in the world, you could be sunning yourself in Greece, lapping up some Vitamin D in New York's Central Park or breathing in the fresh ocean air of the Maldives. But for us here in Australia, winter is upon us. Sure, it's considered "mild" as...

17 July, 2014
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COULD THIS WATER CHANGE YOUR SKIN?

To be perfectly frank, yes it could. In France, thermal spring water is treated with reverential awe. So much so, legendary French pharmacy brand Uriage has its own thermal spa centre located at the foot of the French Alps and has been tending to the sensitive skin of thousands of...

11 July, 2014
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5 MINUTES WITH ZOË FOSTER BLAKE

At 33, Zoë Foster-Blake has a CV that reads like a seasoned veteran’s: beauty editor, columnist, author of Air Kisses; Textbook Romance; Amazing Face; Playing the Field; The Younger Man and The Wrong Girl; and of course, avid lover of orangutans. As a new mother to 7-week-old son, Sonny, the beauty...

2 July, 2014
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THE SECRET TO MY SKIN (WHICH IS NO LONGER A SECRET!)

I'm lucky to have good skin. I know that. But, I also work at it. Like, reaaaally work it. I clean it, nurture it, feed and water it daily. About eight years ago though, that wasn't a case. Blame it on stress but my skin was a far departure from...

30 June, 2014
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CREAM OF THE CROP

If a moisturiser ever bore a silver lining, ARgENTUM's La Potion Infinie would quite literally be it. Harnessing the strength of silver hydrosol, this anti-oxidant rich face cream– designed for both men and women – treats skin ageing, blemishes and oxidative stress. Produced in very small batches to maintain purity and efficacy...

28 June, 2014
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THE ELIXIR OF YOUTH

Contrary to old wives tales, not all oils make skin oilier. In fact, some oils – like Sodashi’s new Samadara Ultimate Age-Defying Elixir – can

27 June, 2014
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IN GOOD COMPANY

While the importance of cleansing, moisturising and applying sunscreen has been the mainstay of women’s magazines for years, exfoliation has often been relegated to a

29 May, 2014
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THE SKIN DIARIES

If you follow me on Instagram, you would know I have been documenting ‘The Skin Diaries’. After my skin had a bit of a spaz

23 May, 2014
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MAP IT OUT

I drink about a litre of water every day. You’d think that would be enough. Heck, I thought it was. But, in between exercising 3

15 May, 2014
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KIEHL’S X GRITTY PRETTY

When it comes to skincare, I’m a fanatic. Perhaps it’s because of my mother’s Asian upbringing and her methodical approach to caring for her own

2 May, 2014