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.
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Hair & Makeup: Jessica Diez
Words by Tess Schlink for BEAUTICATE
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.
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Words by Kate Niven for Beauty Crew as published on Beauty Crew
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.
Words by Lucy Clarke for Vogue Australia
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.
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Words by Wendy Hoang for Gritty Pretty
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!
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?
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Words by Yadira Galarza Cauchi for BEAUTICATE
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.
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.
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