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11 party season beauty tips

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It seems October is the new November which previously had the crown as the new December. Lost? Me too. Lost in an iCal calendar already filled to the max with end-of-year social events. I’m getting set to hold on tight for the final quarter of 2015. Of course, said holding on tight will happen with

How to get your tween into a good skin care routine

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Editor’s note: please welcome today’s guest blogger Kim Abbate from Life With Tweens. With a tween of her own, she contributes posts on age-appropriate styles and solutions to help those of us with kids in that awkward stage. Skin care is something that needs to start early to ensure it becomes a lifelong habit rather than

How to layer skin care products

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Sponsored by Olay  Layering clothes is one of the most effective ways that you can lift an outfit to the next level. Don’t believe me? Stand in front of a mirror in a pair of jeans and a t-shirt. Then add one thing. A scarf maybe? That one thing completely changes how “put together” you look.

September 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

17 spring beauty tips for 2015

Spring has sprung. Your wardrobe is all sorted, isn’t it? But what about your beauty routine? Could that do with an edit and a shakeup too? Or at least a taking stock? These 17 spring beauty tips will help you emerge from winter’s hibernation in preparedness for the warmer months ahead. 1. Clean out your skincare products. Have

Say hello to the Olay Regenerist Miracle Duo

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Sponsored by Olay  If you’re a regular reader around here you’ll understand a few things about my philosophy when it comes to skincare. Firstly, I think the number one key to a skincare routine working is actually having a skincare routine. Secondly, I believe in simplicity of skincare. Thirdly, I don’t think it’s necessary to spend

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

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