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August 2015 beauty favourites

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Hello and welcome to the monthly beauty post where I feature five of my favourite beauty products I’ve been trialling for the past month. Not everything I feature will suit you but I’ll feature it here if it has suited me and has had some point of difference that I think you’d be interested in

Feel like a beauty editor with Bellabox

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Sponsored by bellabox Whenever anyone even slightly beauty product-obsessed walks into my bathroom or my office, they tend to either gasp or let out an audible sigh. I have drawers dedicated specifically to hair products, to lipsticks, to BB and CC creams, to illuminators. I’ve also got baskets filled with skincare products. And a trolley filled

Instantly Ageless like botox in a sachet

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Sponsored by Foreva Jeunesse for Jeunesse Global If you’re a regular Styling You reader then you know that I’ve been trialling and reviewing all manner of skincare and beauty products for about 15 years now – the past seven years on this blog and before that as a journalist. I’ve seen it all. The good, the

Irina Werning for NIVEA CELLular Anti-Age

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Sponsored by NIVEA Australia Next week I’ll be meeting up with some of my oldest friends. The occasion is our university residential college’s 30th reunion. It will all start quite civilised with a lunch in the dining hall at the college. The same cannot be guaranteed for the rest of the afternoon and evening’s activities. You

How to define your eyes with makeup

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Day to day, I don’t wear much eye makeup. A base eyeshadow and a little mascara maybe but generally that’s about it. What I’ve discovered over the years, though, is that this is far from enough eye makeup for me when it comes to photoshoots or events – particularly night time events where you might

July 2015 beauty favourites

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Hello and welcome to the monthly beauty post where I feature five of my favourite beauty products I’ve been trialling for the past month. Not everything I feature will suit you but I’ll feature it here if it has suited me and has had some point of difference that I think you’d be interested in

Beauty travel essentials (plus essential extras)

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I am a lover of beauty products. If you are a regular around here, you already know that, right? If you’ve landed on this page in the hope of finding the secret to packing light when it comes to beauty travel essentials, I have to warn you. This IS my version of packing light when it comes to

Look fabulous in five minutes with this clever makeup routine

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Editor’s note: Please welcome today’s guest blogger: Gillian Moody from Champagne Cartel. With an extensive background as a professional makeup artist, she is sharing her tips on how to save time in the morning with a five minute makeup routine. I used to be one of those people that would love taking my time to get ready for work in

Top tips for gorgeous day to night makeup

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Editor’s note: Please welcome today’s guest blogger: Gillian Moody from Champagne Cartel. With an extensive background as a professional makeup artist, she is sharing her secret tips on how to easily achieve beautiful night makeup with Styling You readers. I don’t know about you but I love being invited to a party. Champagne, girlfriends, giggles – hurrah! On the

June 2015 beauty favourites

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Hello and welcome to the monthly beauty post where I feature five of my favourite beauty products I’ve been trialling for the past month. Not everything I feature will suit you but I’ll feature it here if it has suited me and has had some point of difference that I think you’d be interested in

Teenage beauty: 5-minute makeup

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Editor’s note: Samantha (Sammy) is Miss SY’s best friend from school and a journalism student. Each month she shares some style and beauty tips that are relevant to teenage girls of all ages – please leave us a question if you have a teenage style/beauty question you’d like answered. Now that winter is well and truly here, we

10 ways to change up your winter beauty routine

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It’s the second week of winter and my skin is already protesting. Along the bottom of my chin line it’s become red and irritated – and not smooth like the skin on the rest of my face. I remember this happening last year. It’s a combination of internal stress and external aggravators that bring on

May 2015 beauty favourites

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Hello and welcome to the monthly beauty post where I feature five of my favourite beauty products I’ve been trialling for the past month. Not everything I feature will suit you but I’ll feature it here if it has suited me and has had some point of difference that I think you’d be interested in

What are your cult beauty products?

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What makes a beauty product a cult beauty product? There are a couple of things that come into play. Generally a beauty product becomes known as a cult beauty product because even though they were first released years ago, they are still selling by the truckload. Beauty companies thankfully take this demand as a good

NIVEA CELLular Anti-Age skincare range

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Sponsored by NIVEA Australia I’ve mentioned the NIVEA CELLular Anti-Age skincare range here briefly before (maybe you’ve started using it?). At the time I did mention that using it felt like I was cheating on my skin’s former NIVEA favourite, the Q10 Plus Anti-Wrinkle skincare range. In this post, I want to go into a

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