THE BEST BEAUTY BRANDS FROM DOWN UNDER
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Some of these brands may be familiar, some of them may notâ€”and even if you are aware of these names, you probably didnâ€™t know theyâ€™re Australian exports.Â But what sets these Aussie offerings apart? According to Melbourne-based Auspect Skincareâ€™s founder Heather Harrison, â€œWe take a holistic approach to skincare, and because we experience climates of all types in Australia, beauty brands are required to develop comprehensive lines that meet a broad spectrum of needs.â€ Itâ€™s also important to know that Aussie brands are among the most Earth-conscious. â€œThereâ€™s a strong emphasis on environmentally friendly products that are never tes
APPLY YOUR MAKEUP LIKE A PRO
I have more than my fair share of makeup brushes. It’s hard not to when you’ve been writing about beauty products for years. Unfortunately for me, the thing they do best Â is sit there and look pretty in theÂ vintage crystal glass in my bathroom because while I like the idea ofÂ themÂ I’m a bit uneasy about actually usingÂ them.
Since I’ve been wearing makeup, I’ve been happy enough withÂ the results I get from using my fingers, but different application techniques give different results and it would be nice to step my makeup game every now and then. That’s why I turned to Jo Levy,Â Director of Artistry for Rouge Bunny RougeÂ for a crash course in perfecting my technique.