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Phoenix Cosmetics at New Zealand Fashion Week

Annoyingly it was raining outdoors and the wind had already whipped my previously well-styled hair into a limp, greasy mess. Fortunately, the indoor show at Auckland’s massive Events Centre for Phoenix Cosmetics provided enough rainbow-coloured catwalk action to brighten everyone’s day.   Sampling four sets, the show began with some hip-hop breakdancing and a runway [...]

The Benefit Of A Free Makeover

This weekend I was innocently walking past the make-up counter in House of Fraser, when I made a crucial mistake – I picked up one of the blushers at the Benefit counter and casually examined it. Little did I know that there was an eagle-eyed salesgirl watching, looking for her next prey and before I [...]

Hair & Make-Up Artist Creates Catwalk Worthy Looks

  A girl’s wedding day is definitely one of the most exciting days she will ever experience.  It is all about her – and her beau – but it is especially her moment.  It’s the moment she becomes a woman.  It’s the moment she takes on a new persona, that of a Mrs Somebody.  No [...]

Ella Harriet Laver’s Got ‘The London Look’

Ella Laver has won the hearts of a nation and secured a contract to become one of the faces of a famous make-up brand, by winning a public vote in More magazine to be named Miss Rimmel Sunshimmer (Grimsby Telegraph Nov 2011)   Last year, Ella Laver, 20, was imagining every young girl’s desire of [...]

Life After Reality Shows – Lauren Conrad, Kristen Cavallari and More

The box set may still be packed away, waiting for one of those rainy days; for those bad times where gorgeous weather, bellissima handbags, and people so beautiful it hurts, are being craved like the last box of cookies, but The Hills stars very much have their foot on the pedal – even if not [...]

Love Lila: Funky Online Boutique

Fashion forward and affordable… now that’s what we fashion lovers like!   Love LiLa is one of those online shops that ignores the faff and gets straight to the heart of fresh, funky fashion.  The quality of the current site may not be the best but I am told there’s a much slicker one on [...]

Make-Up Minimalism for Autumn/Winter 2010/11

Autumn/Winter 2010 has brought minimalism to the forefront of fashion, not only in attire but also in make-up.  For many designers, the look is one of naturalness with a chosen statement feature whereby the focus is either on the eyes or the lips whilst the rest is kept simple and nude. The models on the [...]