Archive for the ‘Beauty’ Category

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

How to wear red lipstick

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If in doubt pop a lippy, I always say. It’s part of the Styling You manifesto and something that I embrace on any given day. Mostly, I’ll reach for a nude/neutral shade to suit my lip colour but lately I’ve been powerless to stop the call of the red lip. It’s a makeup look I’ve

April 2015 beauty favourites

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Hello, 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 hearing

How to swap to natural beauty products

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Editor’s note: Please welcome Claire Charters to Styling You. Claire is a blogger at simpleluxeliving.com, a lifestyle blog curated to inspire readers to live a more luxe yet simpler, gentler, kinder and conscious life through DIY projects, gardening, mindful consumerism, wellness, decor ideas and more.  With conscious consumerism on the uprise, many of us are seeking out

What beauty products to pack for a tropical holiday

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Oh hello. I’m leaving on a jet plane. TOMORROW. Yesterday was – and today will be – a GSD day … my term for getting sh*@t done. The to-do list is a bit ridiculous but I do my best work under pressure plus we’ve got a farewell dinner tonight – not for me but for my

Your beauty questions answered

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I started my “your style questions answered” posts in response to the number of emails I get from readers asking for specific style advice. After last week’s post, I receive a few beauty questions, so like all things I start around here, I thought, why not? Maybe you’ve got a burning beauty question too? If

Garnier Miracle Skin Cream

Garnier Miracle Skin Cream

Sponsored by Garnier Australia A survey last year of more than 1500 Styling You readers revealed that more than 40% of have bought and used a BB cream based on my recommendation. Maybe you were one of them? We’ve been talking up BB creams here on Styling You for almost three years when Garnier launched

March 2015 beauty favourites

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Hello, 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 hearing

Maybelline NY Dream Wonder Foundation

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Sponsored by Maybelline NY Australia It’s no secret around here that I love a BB Cream for an everyday beauty look – something quick and easy to enhance my complexion and give it a bit of a glow without a whole lot of fuss – but if I have an occasion or an event to

Share your hair and beauty recommendations

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It’s been about 12 months since I quizzed you for your hair and beauty recommendations. See, Styling You has readers all around Australia. I can’t possibly keep across all the places that serve you well so I want as many of you to share those places here. So everyone can benefit from your go-to list.

How to repair nails after shellac

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Wowsers. I just had a look back in the Styling You archives and found that I first wrote about Shellac gel nails back in August 2010. I tell you, I’m an early adopter of any beauty treatment that makes your life easier. The reason I jumped on this nail trend was that finally I could

How to keep a summer glow

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The irony of this post is not lost on me. According to my trusty weather app, the mercury is set to hit 39 degrees in Brisbane today. HELLO. Isn’t it supposed to be autumn? I’ll be harnessing all my own tips for keeping makeup from sliding off my face as I head out to a

How to make a blow dry last

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It’s no secret that I believe in the power of a good hair day. If I have only time for one grooming thing in the morning, hair will always win out. After all, I can add a pop of lipgloss on in the car and keep my sunnies on to fake the rest of it.

10 things I learned from Bobbi Brown

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Bobbi Brown not only gives good makeup, she makes running a multi-million business look easy. I’m sure it’s anything but easy knowing the power of a good lippy must surely help. I had the pleasure of having lunch with Bobbi in Brisbane yesterday. Well, we were in the same room at lunch time. I’m not

February 2015 beauty favourites

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This comment was left on my Top 20 beauty products for 2014 list last year and I’m sharing with you here to reinforce that I don’t recommend beauty products that I truly don’t think are worth you trying. I have tried several of the products that you have recommended over the last year or so

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