Over on POPSUGAR Health & Fitness, we spoke to model, singer and TV presenter Erica Heynatz about her typical day on a plate. The Nike She Runs ambassador was quick to admit her 3am visits to the fridge (love it!), but today is all about her beauty secrets. Known for her deliciously long, blonde locks and glowing skin, Erika reveals the cleansing tool she says is sent down from heaven, and her makeup artist of choice. Let's go!
If you're planning on spending a little bit more on mum this year to show her that you love her, then have we got some suggestions for you! When it comes to beauty products, often the most expensive items fall under the serum, perfume and skincare categories. Why not splurge on the special woman in your life and treat her to something luxe that she wouldn't ordinarily be able to afford, or treat herself to? Step right this way golden child.
Have you ever fallen so hard for a product or beauty tool that you shout it from the rooftops? That's our beauty ed, Alison, with the Clarisonic. Everyone said it would change her life (and skin), and they weren't wrong. At all. In other beauty buying news, Gen is going rubber on the nails, and Marisa is keeping diligent with her laser hair removal. Wanna know where she goes? Click through.
"I want ask what I can do for my face. I have really bad whiteheads and blackheads around most places, and I have really irritated skin as well. I have tried every face wash as well as natural ways to get rid of my acne, but nothing seems to work. I was wondering if you could suggest anything that might help my skin — I just want then to go away! I don't know if it is because of hormones or exercise, or because of what I eat, but I just need to reduce both my pimples and my pores." — Sophie
Last year was all about fixing my skin. I've told you all about my struggle with hormonal acne after coming off the pill (it made me feel a little loopy and moody), and it's been a bumpy ride to get to my destination — supermodel skin. Ambitious? Why yes. But with all the products on the market, why can't we all be free of acne, blackheads, pigmentation, dark circles and large pores? We spend the money, we should get the results. Keep reading.
What do you get the girl who has everything? Beauty tools, that's what! If you want to spend a wee bit more than $20 on a gift, a luxe brush set is something many women would never buy for themselves, and the same goes for the more expensive styling tools like a ghd Styler or the Cloud Nine The Wand. And then there's the icons like the Shu Uemura Eyelash Curler (in 24K gold!) and the self tanning must-haves to consider. Step on in...
Did you know that lavender is one of the most universally flattering colours you can wear? That's right — blondes, brunettes, redheads and beauties of all eye colours; lavender will suit you. The key is matching the right shade of the pretty hue to your skin tone. Cooler beauties should go for lavender with hints of pink, while darker-skinned girls should go for the more plum shades. And then there's the clothes — remember those cute Jil Sander lavender suits? Sigh. We've put a little lavender colour story together to inspire you, click through.
As the CEO of one of the fastest growing hair care lines in the country, Original Mineral, Jose Bryce Smith is a blonde bombshell with serious ambition. Married to Alan Buki, co-owner of Original A — Sydney's hottest hair destination — Jose is the brains behind the salon's ammonia-free hair product line (which was recently the official hair sponsor for Cesar Galindo and Angelo Galasso at New York fashion week). She is the epitome of the modern business woman and her hair, of course, is the perfect shade of creamy blonde. She's very glowy and always wears the most amazing lipgloss so naturally, we were dying to know all her beauty must-haves. Click through to find out all this and more, including her surprising secret to hydrated skin... let's go!
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Chances are, you've heard the buzz about Clarisonic by now. Loved by dermatologists and A-list celebrities including Oprah, Cameron Diaz, Demi Moore and Jessica Alba, the sonic skin cleansing system helps to remove makeup, dirt and impurities from the skin six times better than manual washing. A great tool for making skin look radiant, the Clarisonic PLUS goes one better, featuring three speeds for the face and body. We have two of the limited edition Mother's Day designs available to give away. As well as the Clarisonic PLUS, you'll also get the Body Brush Head and Refining Skin Polish. We have two kits to give away (valued at $269 each): one pink, one purple. So what are you waiting for? Brighter, better skin is yours for the taking!
To be in the running to win, all you have to do is tell us in the comments section what the one beauty woe that you'd like to scrub out of your life for good is and why. Do you suffer from dry, lacklustre skin? Perhaps you have find hair that never has any va va voom volume?
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