There's a handful of new hair colour products on the market right now, both at-home and in-salon. Going ombre no longer requires a visit to the salon, but if you do prefer to have your hair professionally coloured, there's a new wash-meets-gloss we think you should try. Sick of packet hair colour leaving your strands gasping for hydration? Enter ammonia-free hair colour. To liven things up, click through.
Finding good beauty buys for under ten dollars can often be a bit tricky, especially if you've got sensitive skin. So today, we've gathered the top ten makeup removers — from wipes and lotions — that remove even the most stubborn makeup and oil, even waterproof products. There's even one to use pre-tan. It's all in here ready to shop, let's go!
Hot dates, home-cooked meals, fun with the girls, a movie with the boy... Can you tell we're getting ready for some romance tonight? We asked the Sugar eds to reveal their Valentine's Day plans but more importantly, the slap they'll be wearing on their pretty faces. We already suggested going for a low-key lip to maximise pashing potential — but there's been some overnight body scrubbing and...
We fell pretty hard for Willow's Spring 2013 collection at London Fashion week. It was all about transparency and underwear as outerwear (naughty!). Then there's those perspex heels that keep calling our credit cards, as well as transparent accessories to consider. This whole idea of channelling nakedness is very, well, alluring. In the end though, our minds wander back to The Products. The kind of stuff that lends very well the to the very now no makeup, makeup look. Come and think clearly with us — sheer, even.
All this Olympics action has not only reinvigorated our need to get to the gym (but it's so cold outside!), it also got us thinking about our must-have beauty products for our gym bags. Working out before or after work can prove tricky when it comes to what to pack — let's be honest, no one wants to lug around more than they need to — but you also don't want to be left post-workout shower without your favourite styling product! So in honour of all things sporty, click through to see our top six gym bag beauty must-haves.
Images courtesy of Anthony Maule and Harper's Bazaar.
There's been quite a bit of hype surrounding BB creams of late, and you know what? It's all true! Just to get you up to speed, BB stands for blemish balm — and was founded by German dermatologist Dr. Christine Schrammek over 50 years ago. Its purpose was as a post-operative (and laser) cream, something that was not only restorative with anti-inflammatory agents, but gave some light coverage as well. These days, it is more commonly used as an option to a tinted moisturiser. Hugely popular in South Korea in the '80s, you'll often hear Korean women refer to as their "secret cream" — namely actresses. Oh how we love a beauty secret! Since then, lots of companies have released their own versions of the magic cream, so here's a handful of options on every budget.
In the Best Self-Tanner category we have five finalists fighting it out to be crowned the winner in our 2012 BellaSugar Beauty Awards. What will one will get your vote? Mecca Cosmetica Sun Idol Tinted Self Tanning Mousse, a lightweight, hydrating formula that develops in a few hours, Garnier Ambre Solaire Bronze Minute Tinted Moisturising Gel which dries in just 60 seconds to leave a buildable, natural-looking tan, St. Tropez Natural Vegetan Self Tan Lotion which features avocado butter and mango seed oil and is designed for sensitive skin, Ella Baché Great Tan Without Sun which has been re-formulated to feature next-to-no odour or Youngblood Mineral Illuminating Body Tint which is a mineral-based product that gives a glow to fair-medium skin?
popsugar poll2012 BellaSugar Australia Beauty Awards: Vote For the Best Self-Tanner
In the market for a new moisturiser? Wait and see what our readers say about these recent releases! Which one of the following seven products will be voted Best Moisturiser in the 2012 BellaSugar Australia Beauty Awards? Well that's up to you! Vote for Clinique Turnaround Overnight Radiance Moisturiser which optimises new cells, making your complexion better and brighter, NIVEA Anti-Wrinkle Q10PLUS Day Cream, a new, improved formula of the cult classic that helps the skin renewal process, Elizabeth Arden Prevage Hydrating Fluid, a lightweight daily moisturiser that helps to protect against environmental aggressors, Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Eventone Perfecting Cream which aims to reduce any skin discolourations and dark spots, Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Revolution Complex which has a penta-peptide and light optics formulation to offer hydration and reduced wrinkles, La Prairie Cellular Power Charge Night, a luxurious offering that retexturises, recharges and revitalises, leaving you with younger looking skin or Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector, a 5-in-1 BB Cream that offers UV protection, long-lasting hydration, complexion correcting and more.
popsugar poll2012 BellaSugar Australia Beauty Awards: Vote For the Best Moisturiser
As Winter winds begin to wreak havoc on our skin, it's time to find out which new body lotion/oil/butter will earn your vote in the Best Moisturiser category. Pick from: Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Daily Calming Lotion, which offers relief to those with severely dry and irritated skin, Lanolips Triple Buttermilk Body Balm, a nourishing balm that features ultra pure medical grade lanolin, milk extracts and vitamin E, Garnier Body Intensive 7 Days Rich Nourishing Cream with Mango Oil, a rich number that uses mango oil to soothe dry, rough skin, Dove Essential Nourishment Body Milk, which features Dove's signature Deep Care Complex to offer long-lasting smooth skin results, Aveda Stress-Fix Body Lotion, a certified organic lotion that features French-sourced lavender to instantly de-stress, St. Ives Naturally Indulgent Body Lotion - Coconut Milk & Orchid Extract, a luxurious lotion infused with coconut milk and orchid extract to soften skin naturally and Kora Organics by Miranda Kerr Luxurious Rosehip Body Oil, a beautiful blend of antioxidant-rich noni extract, organic rosehip and jojoba oils. Vote for your favourite now!
popsugar poll2012 BellaSugar Australia Beauty Awards: Vote For the Best Body Moisturiser
Kicking off the 2012 BellaSugar Beauty Awards in style, we need your help to help crown the Best Cleanser release of the past year. The short-listed finalists are: Jurlique Rose Plus Moisturising Cleanser, a foaming hydrating cleanser that improves cell turnover, Garnier CleanDetox Gentle Brightening Foam, a clarifying and brightening foam cleanser, Burt's Bees Sensitive Facial Cleanser, a gentle fragrance-free cleanser that features quillaja and yucca extract to cleanse without irritating, Olay Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash - Normal Skin, which features oil-free conditioners to prevent skin from drying out, Shu Uemura Pore Clarifying Gentle Cleansing Oil, which helps to eliminate excess sebum and de-clog pores and Eve Lom Morning Time Cleanser, a rinse-off update to Eve Lom's cult classic. Which gets your vote?
popsugar poll2012 BellaSugar Australia Beauty Awards: Vote For the Best Cleanser