Braided hairstyles have had a huge moment in the celebrity hair department in 2012. We'll never forget Blake Lively's side, fishtail braid for a Savages premiere, and what Scarlett Johansson's cute Avengers milkmaid braid? So perfectly dishevelled. Other special braid mentions go to Lea Michele for her thick, messy side braid and Nina Dobrev's simple halo braid. Ready to zoom in on over 30? See you in there.
Nails are arguably the biggest thing in beauty right now. And whether you prefer nail art or are more of a one-polish only kind of gal, there's something available to suit your style: magnetic, glitter, decals, and gel polishes are constantly hitting the market. Regardless of whether you hit the salon for a weekly manicure or you like to pamper at home, we want to know: what was the greatest nail brand of 2012? Cast your vote now and tell us what you think.
Everyone loves something exclusive, and the following collaborations are among the best limited-edition finds for 2012 — right across the globe. Even though some of these sets are no longer available or were never available in Australia, they can still be considered the hottest tickets in town. Big names in fashion, television, and movies inspired many of these beauty packages.
From innovative mascara formulas and wands to colour-adjusting makeup, there are so many things to buy, try, and fall in love with at the chemist. And with such great prices, you can afford to make a mistake or two when it comes to choosing a new foundation or lipstick. But of everything you bought this year, which makeup brand came out tops? Vote below and tell us what you think.