Vogue Australia editor Kirstie Clements speaks out When Kirstie Clements, former editor-in-chief of Vogue Australia was unceremoniously fired in 2012, it was time for a new approach and a new adventure. It was only a matter of days before she was approached ... read article →
Approximately 30 percent of Australians have tattoos. Many more in Australia are planning to get one. There are no signs of the trend abating any time soon. In fact, tattoos remain on the increase. The quality of artwork is often astoundingly realistic, ... read article →
The pre-eminent event on Australia’s fashion calendar is set for take-off at Sydney’s Carriageworks. The event will also be broadcast live on a giant screen in Martin Place, with a pop-up bar operating nearby. This year is a joint venture with the ... read article →
Cosmetic surgery trends among women Until recently, effective cosmetic surgery techniques were the exclusive domain of movie starlets and socialites; a kind of secret society of beautiful people living a dream life forever out of reach of the ordinary citizen. How quickly ... read article →
High-end cosmetic manufacturer, Lancome, has entered into a sponsorship deal with the iconic Sydney Dance company. The new commercial relationship has been hailed as “a natural fit” with both companies sharing the ideals of prestige and beauty. The Dance Company’s harbourside location ... read article →
Hair growth and removal for men The human body naturally produces testosterone, a hormone that is responsible for sexual development. Testosterone, even in high levels, is generally healthy, although problems can occur when levels are excessive. A healthy level results in a ... read article →
Sydney artist Kathryn Barton wins again The Archibald Prize, now in its 92nd year, resulted in Australian portraiture being more creative than in other countries. The 2013 Archibald Prize has been won by Sydney artist Del Kathryn Barton for a textured portrait ... read article →
Food shopping in Sydney It is astounding to many of us how we can look good, or even great some days, and then other times that same mirror reflection seems pale, wan, or just plain unattractive. There seems to be no rhyme ... read article →
Takada’s timeless architecture Long gone are the days when apartment living played second fiddle to the more expansive suburban lifestyle. The advantages of modern inner city living weigh up, and the balance of power may well be in its favour. In an ... read article →
Most men consider that everything stops growing at the end of puberty. This may be the case with height and overall build, bearing in mind our body type. However, some features continue to evolve. We may notice a squaring of the jaw ... read article →
The dramatic rise in popularity of online shopping in Sydney is creating major headaches for large shopping complexes around Australia. Statistics show that almost 70 percent of Australians now resort to online shopping. The change in the way we shop has resulted ... read article →
As the Sydney summer draws to a close, it’s time to contemplate the beauty of autumn. What better way to do it than by taking a day trip, or even a romantic weekend away. We have some of the most fantastic forests, ... read article →
Everyone has his or her ups and downs. Sometimes life is plying along smoothly and we have a positive self esteem, and at other times we feel like we have the weight of the world on our shoulders. Just as summer and ... read article →
The cream of Sydney and entire Australia’s surf athletes continue a ding-dong battle for supremacy in the 2012-2013 Kellogg’s NutriGrain Iron Man and Telstra Iron Women Series. The athletes have fought tooth and nail all season, in all conditions, from a sedate ... read article →
Rapid communication via social media platforms has enabled us to answer even the most obscure of questions at the click of a mouse. Everyone has become an expert at regurgitating advice garnered from the internet. Information transference has crossed borders from TV ... read article →
The ‘back to basics’ trend is filtering through all levels of society. Some attribute the change in attitude to the economic slowdown. Others cite a growing environmental awareness, the green revolution, or the information super highway as causes of the paradigm shift. ... read article →
It’s no secret that half of Hollywood uses laser hair removal to rid their bodies of unwanted hair. It’s even been reported that Kim Kardashian has convinced new baby daddy Kanye West to visit the laser hair removal clinic, explaining in a ... read article →
It’s summer in Sydney, who doesn’t want to look their best? Becoming an expert on your hair growth cycle could save you money and a few trips to your local laser clinic for laser hair removal, getting you hair free and bikini ... read article →
More Australians choose laser hair removal One in four Aussies opts for laser or IPL for permanent laser hair removal. A survey conducted by the Cosmetic Physicians Society of Australasia (CPSA) in Sydney early last year discovered more and more Aussies ... read article →
High powered lasers used for cosmetic purposes such as laser hair removal treatments are still legally being used by unqualified operators in NSW and VIC, so here are updates on the latest rules and regulations on laser use. Current provisions allow any ... read article →
A new non evasive laser treatment which leaves you with clearer looking skin is set to take 2013 by storm. Favoured by celebrities such as Jennifer Anniston, ‘Clear and Brilliant’ is an extremely low powered non-ablative Fraxel laser gaining more popularity in ... read article →
Before going for any sort of laser treatment it is important to be educated on the risks and benefits associated with the treatment. The first thing you should do when going for a consultation is to jot down any names of medication ... read article →
Have you ever wondered how a celebrity gets her skin to look a certain way? The actresses and even the actors always seem to have a flawless skin and they are known for looking their very best at all time. How can ... read article →
With many of the new advanced laser technology in Sydney, it seems that the options for having perfect skin continue to become more effective. In another stunning event, a new laser treatment option has become available that is said to be the ... read article →
A New Tool That Drastically Changes The Way You View Lasers The technology on lasers has been undergoing many changes over the past few years. This is especially true in Sydney where many of these changes have only come within the past ... read article →
For the average person, lasers are a mystery. When we hear the word laser, we imagine something from a sci-fi movie or a futuristic weapon. In real life, however, lasers are actually making a lot of progress and have become incredibly useful. ... read article →
New beauty technologies in the recent days provide solutions to common problems like sweaty armpits, excessive fat and wrinkles. You can opt for advanced non-invasive treatments to treat these problems, at any reputed laser clinic in Sydney.
Dark circles are hollows formed beneath the eyes. The hollows are known as naso-jugal grooves and arise as a result of fat loss in the eye region. Dark circles generally become predominant as age advances. Eye bags, on the other hand, are ... read article →
Lips chap easily because they don’t produce sebum like most parts of the facial skin. Also, lips have lower levels of melanin. So, instead of tanning, they burn when exposed to sun. It is thus important that you use a lip balm ... read article →
Winter is that time of the year when fine lines and wrinkles become more pronounced. Facial skin needs special winter care but skin on the rest of the body needs attention too. Here are a few tips to keep your body comfortable ... read article →
Dry brushing is a technique to revitalize the skin. A brush with soft bristles can be used over dull skin to rejuvenate it. The superficial skin called the epidermis is made of many skin layers. Dead skin cells are present on the ... read article →
Irrespective of where you’ve decided to go on a holiday, it is necessary that you exercise some sun protection measures. It is often a challenge to have a fun time outdoors and stay protected from the sun. Fortunately, there are several new ... read article →
The latest non-invasive beauty treatments promise to lessen signs of ageing in a painless and effortless manner. Lasers clinics in Australia offer a range of advanced non-surgical treatments to boost your overall appearance by reducing the signs of ageing.
Skin is as much affected by stress as the rest of the body organs. If your skin is dry and dull or you suffer from frequent acne breakouts, then stress could be one of the main causes. Given below are the harmful ... read article →
During winter, lips chap and skin dries, thereby increasing their need for specialized care. Without adequate care, chapped lips can appear dehydrated and lustreless. Here a few products that can be very beneficial to your skin and lips when used in winter.
Skin hyper–pigmentation causes darkening in specific regions of the skin; this is due to increased production of melanin. Patches of skin become darker than the surrounding areas due to sun exposures or hormonal imbalances. Other factors like nutritional deficiencies, acne scarring or ... read article →
As age advances, the natural skin regeneration processes are hindered and the skin loses its elasticity. Reduced skin elasticity causes fine lines, wrinkles and skin sagging. Serums and chemical creams are generally used to minimise skin sagging.
Acne or pimples arise when the skin pores are clogged with sebum, lubricating oil for the hair and skin. During the stage of puberty, acne breakouts are more likely to happen; this is because sebum production is increased due to over–active hormones. ... read article →
Apart from taking care of your face, you must focus on rejuvenating the neglected areas to boost your overall appearance. Despite being one of the most attractive body parts, the neck is often neglected. Other regions of the body that you may ... read article →
Stress can cause premature ageing of the skin and destroy its suppleness. It is thus important that you give specialised attention to the body parts, that are stressed, to prevent the skin from showing stress related symptoms.