If you have a special lady in your life who prefers to go au naturale when it comes to beauty products, we've got your gift to her sorted this Christmas. Eco-friendly products are, as you'd expect, very good us and the environment — so buying green for loved ones is a great way to give our planet a little helping hand. Click through to see our top 10, eco-chic beauty product picks this Christmas. Want more? Check don't miss all our other Christmas gift guides.
World, meet our girl crush. If there's anyone in the Sugar office we all collectively drool over, it's Louise Bell and what can only be described as her lifestyle brand, Table Tonic. The ex-magazine creative is the perfect mix of bright colour, health, amazingly simple style, chef du jour (hello foodstagram), blogger, mother, wife and successful small business owner. It's pretty safe to say we have life envy (in a good way!). We've always adored Louise's relaxed approach to beauty, and we think she proves the power of a good haircut and knowing your personal style. Ready to find out what she puts on that pretty mug as well as her best (un)kept beauty secret? Let's go!
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You just have to love a balm or cream that you can put anywhere, on anything, right? Insect bites, dry skin, burns, cold sores — you name it and there's a cream for it, but who has enough space in their Wang for more than one? We live for hardworking, use anywhere beauty products, and after asking the question, we soon found out that the other Sugar editors do, too! From the heroic to the iconic, we seem to use them all. Click through to find out the 10 products we collectively can't leave the house without.
It's not just makeup that changes with the season, skincare very much needs to adapt to the elements, too. And if you haven't made the switch to richer, more nourishing creams that will help replace some of that moisture that Winter winds (and cosy heaters) suck out of our skin, it's not too late. And it needn't be a big expense, either. We've shopped around to bring you five Winter essentials that will overhaul your kit for the chilly season all totalling to just $47.07.
The chilly temperatures are definitely serving as a reminder that Winter is here, which means it's time to ditch those lightweight lotions in favour of some rich, nourishing creams. Take a look at 10 additions to your Winter skincare routine that will help to battle the chilly elements and keep your skin as hydrated and soft as possible. One thing to hang onto though — your sunscreen. Yep, just because the temperature drops and it gets overcast, doesn't mean the UV rays stop, so remember to still slip, slap, slop every day.
A facial mist is one of our Summer beauty essentials — applying it throughout the day not only cools you down instantly, but it gives your skin a moisture boost, leaving it feeling revitalised and looking radiant. Featuring a range of hydrating and nourishing properties such as aloe vera and vitamin C, here's our edit of 10 of the best mists that'll give your skin a quick pick-me-up.
With her picture-perfect smile and luminous skin, it's easy to see why we wanted gorgeous Australian television presenter Sophie Falkiner to share her favourite beauty buys. As well as her presenting duties she's also a mum to two young kids, which means she loves products that can cut her beauty prep time in half! To get the lowdown on the hair product she calls a "Godsend" and the lip balm she carries everywhere, walk right this way and take a look through her makeup bag!
We're stepping things up in our budget bonanza to a cool $25. Still pretty reasonable, we think, especially for some of these skincare saviours. From tools you'll need for your very own at-home facial to do-it-all face creams, there's something for every budget, every level of effort you're willing to make, and every skin type. Check it out and tell us your fave buys now!
Got a holiday or weekend away planned? Or even a business trip? If you're anything like me, you love anything in a mini size, which is why we thought we'd do a little shopping for you to get holiday ready. We've uncovered the best and handy travel kits to keep up your skin, hair and makeup routines while you're away — nothing too high maintenance, but enough to keep you in tip-top beauty shape! Check out our favourite and must-have beauty travel kits from Benefit, Moroccanoil and more!
Surely the news that we've found you THE perfect Winter eyeshadow palette and that Illusions d'Ombre de Chanel will be landing on counters this month is enough cause to celebrate, plus the fact that it's Friday. So while Winter has brought its fair share of cold, windy and wet weather, July's beauty-full hair, makeup and skincare new releases from Rimmel, CoverGirl and Bobbi Brown will brighten your day (and your beauty routine) no end. Want to know more? Step inside our July Must-Have beauty products and let us know — which one(s) will you be adding to your shopping list?