Beauty Horror Stories

I’m pretty sure everyone has at least one of these stories of their own, so being a beauty therapist/makeup artist you are 100% correct in that I have more than a few to tell! Personal experiences and many a client story as well. But hey! That’s how we learn what not to do right? So…

How to: Winter Sexy

I know this doesn’t exactly align with any of the northern hemisphere readers, but you can file this in your ‘to read’ pile for later. Winter in Sydney is a funny one anyway, we have the bluest skies, the least rainfall but we also get super excited about bringing out our boots, cute jackets and…

Love is in the air…

Here’s a bit of a soppy one for you today, get the tissues ready, pour your third glass of wine, or put some love songs on YouTube in the background. A simple question I’m often asked is ‘do you get a lot of bridezillas’ or other nightmare clients, and my answer to this question is…

The Art of Being a (Kickass) Lady

Today is a little off topic but something I think is essential to the whole hair, makeup, beauty package. I’m noticing more and more that moving through the ages (you know – I’m actually a 400 year old vampire so I notice these things) we’re losing a lot of the art of being a lady. It’s becoming…

Beauty Businezz

I’ve come to the realisation that a lot of my clients and people I meet aren’t too sure on the nuts and bolts of a range of beauty treatments like when to have them, how often, what to do in between etc. I thought it might help you chickens out a little if I wrote…

“One more facelift & you’ll be able to blink your lips”

Morris – First Wives Club Another in our “Sister from Another Mister” Series, we discussed writing about the differences between normal cosmetic skincare and cosmeceutical skincare. I have already touched on this a little but I thought what might be even more useful is to tell you guys a little about the way skincare products…

Part One: Are you even Legit?

So I asked my very best BFF what else people would like to know and she said ever so wisely, “what to look out for at a beauty salon that indicates they’re legit and hygienic” among other things. So I bring to you the ever so brilliant Sister from Another Mister Series – Part One:…

#kyliejennerchallenge

I can’t even start typing this without laughing, and crying a little inside. This is dedicated to the hundreds and hundreds of poor teenage girls who are ending their week with horrendous bruising around their lips from trying to get the Kylie Jenner lip look. So. So funny, and so sad for you and your…

Who Run the World?

Time for a feel good wonder, because while beauty and makeup are my thang, the other half of the equation has a little more substance and purpose in life. I have been a super lucky duck to have been surrounded with some of the most incredible women during my life and when I was teeny…

Salon Ettiquette

I like to hope that a beauty salon really should in essence feel like your home away from home – that’s my dream anyhow, so I totally understand some behaviours that go on when a client walks into a salon, but there are some who either don’t get the concept, or get the concept a…

Teenagers Know Everything

And to this day I still think that is a valid expression, despite the sarcasm with which my parents used to say that to me.. So now my semi-extended family includes several teenage girls and they are the funniest, most gorgeous, mood-lifting Angels that ever walked the earth. Lucky. When I was a teenager I…