GRAZIA AUSTRALIA | A GOOD DROP

What makes a good drop? Many factors – balance, scent, depth, finish – but above all, result. Learn how to stay hydrated with the latest serums and oils with Jocelyn Petroni.

Words by GRAZIA Australia

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Beauticate | How to perfect the perfect Manicure

While fun nail art and glittery, ombré talons certainly have their time and place, nothing can beat the elegance of the classic manicure – it’s the epitome of chic, and perfect for every imaginable scenario. But while the classic mani is fuss-free and uncomplicated, it’s also deceptively simple – nailing it is a studied art in itself.

Photography: Blake Heywood
Hair & Makeup: Jessica Diez
Words by Tess Schlink for BEAUTICATE

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BEAUTY CREW | 7 SURPRISING REASONS YOU KEEP GETTING PIMPLES

Whether you’re someone who only has to deal with the odd pimple every now and again, or are suffering from a serious bout of adult acne, we’re sure you’ve noticed that many of your breakouts have a tendency to reappear, with many popping up in exactly the same spot. But have you ever wondered why that’s the case?.

7 surprising reasons you keep getting pimples. We bet you’ve never heard of #2 before.

Main image: Getty
Words by Kate Niven for Beauty Crew

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Vogue Australia | Is yoga the new facelift?

If you’ve ever taken the time to look at your favourite yoga teacher’s face you may have noticed how relaxed, wrinkle-free, and frankly ageless it looks. In fact, most yoga teachers not only look ageless, their skin positively glows. And while yogis live and breathe the low-stress life, which is well-known to keep skin looking young, there is another key factor at play here.

Going under the knife or a few downward dogs? We know which one we’d choose.

Image: Instagram.com/victoriasport
Words by Lucy Clarke for Vogue Australia

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GRITTY PRETTY | A Beauty Editor’s Guide To Sydney’s Top Facials For Instantly Glowing Skin

As beauty editors, one of the most common questions we get asked is, “Where can I get a good facial?”.

This is asked with the intention of wanting to see a dramatic difference instantly, and we know just the places. But before we reveal all, please know that having a face after a facial that glows like one of Mariah Carey’s diamonds is fleeting. Yes, even a diamond needs polishing, which is exactly how you should think of a facial. In short, upkeep and at-home maintenance is required.

Photography: Walter Maurice
Words by Wendy Hoang for Gritty Pretty

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Chronicles Of Her | TRUE OR FALSE: Can You Shrink Pores?

Can you *actually* shrink Pores? Chronicles Of Her enlisted skin expert Jocelyn Petroni to answer all your burning desires around pores — how to unclog them, what products to avoid, and whether or not it’s possible to shrink pores. Here goes!

Words by Mad Woon for Chronicles Of Her

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BEAUTICATE | You should think twice about using a towel to dry your face

We bet that as soon as you finish washing your face your first inclination is to grab your towel and pat it dry. It’s a natural instinct really. However, did you know that keeping your skin damp could increase the efficacy of any products you use following your cleanse?

Image: Instagram @emrata
Words by Yadira Galarza Cauchi for BEAUTICATE

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MAMAMIA | Five of Australia’s best facialists share their favourite skincare product.

They own the salons and reign at the spas celebs turn to for perfect skin. Brides-to-be have them on speed-dial. Beauty editors quote them like gospel. Now, we’ve rounded up their favourite skin care products so you can get their glow at home.

Words by Caelia Corse for MAMAMIA

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BEAUTY HEAVEN | Why the naked manicure should be on your radar

Do your nails need some serious TLC? Then maybe it’s time to give them a break from gels or regular polish. But this doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your manicure all together. There’s a new trend in nail treatments that’s all about embracing the look of your natural nails – without having to forgo the chic look of a manicure.

Words by Sophie Howe for Beauty Heaven

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BYRDIE | How and When to exfoliate Correctly

Byrdie enlists three top skin experts to break down exactly how and when to exfoliate, and what to do it with.

Images: Imaxtree
Words by Emily Algar for BYRDIE Australia

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