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Frame Your Face

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then eyebrows are the gorgeous oak wood frames that you just can’t help but notice and appreciate. Brows are commanding attention in the beauty world and are here to stay, unlike last decade when plucking them in to oblivion was the trend du jour. With brow specialists the new celebrity colourists, demand is high for those with the special skill to make even the most struggling eyebrows look like Cara Delevingne’s brow-cousin. Current techniques include waxing, tattooing, tweezing or threading, meaning there’s even more choice – and reason for caution – when trusting someone with the frame

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Who’s Your? cuts right to the chase…

There is nothing better than walking out of a hair salon with a killer new colour or high impact cut but with hairdressers on every corner it can be difficult to make the right salon choice. The Who’s Your? team rounded up five hairstyling and cutting pros to ensure you walk out of the salon feeling better than brand new…. Erin Maxwell, Founder of LoveShopShare recommends... "My hairdresser is great. The added bonus is that she is now mobile and comes to my house. She can do it all, including amazing hair extensions and she’s really reasonably priced."   Jasmin Howell, Founder of Friend in Fashion and Director of digital

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Beautify your brows…

Believe it or not, eyebrows have the ability to make or break your beauty look and instead of spending years in front of the mirror trying to perfect them ourselves, the WY? team prefer to put or brows in the hands of the plucking pros. In case you don’t have a trusted brow specialist of your own, here are five of our favourite tinting, shaping and tweezing experts to call upon… Melbourne “Carmine is definitely the eyebrow queen, I have her to thank for taming and shaping my brows” "Bridget from Brow Theory. Perfect eyebrows are done and dusted in 15 minutes. This is one beauty appointment I can always fit into my schedule."

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Supersonic, Clarisonic

When the WY? team heard rumors about a new kid on the beauty block promising cleaner skin, fewer breakouts and smaller pores we had to get our hands on this so called ‘skin saviour’. Enter, the Clarisonic. WY? founder Skye Tipler and co-founder, Jessica Greenland road tested the latest beauty device to see if it really is supersonic... “I heart my Clarisonic! It’s like a luxurious toothbrush for your face. My skin loves it too, super clean and smooth” Skye Tipler, Who’s Your? founder “I have been a Clarisonic owner for just over a month and I'm already obsessed! It's excellent for removing make up and cleaning out your

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WY? beauty book…

Finding the right beauty therapist or skin clinician is no easy feat and when it comes to skin treatments you want someone you can trust, straight off the bat! Here are five of the best skin specialists guaranteed to get your skin glowing, each one tried and tested by our WY? address book contact contributors. (Now the only thing you have to do is pick up the phone and book!)   “I have been visiting the gorgeous Yasmin and her team at neoSKiN for around five years now after a recommendation from a friend. neoSKiN have incredible staff, amazing service and the treatments are second-to-none. I have a facial every three to four week

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New Age Beauty Therapies: Weird or Wonderful?

By James Vivian aka the Travelling Peelsman Next time your pondering whether or not to rebook for your monthly maintenance treatment give a thought to some of the following new age treatments that are currently gaining popularity overseas. And then quickly forget about them… Beer Bathing Known lovers of a frothy beverage, some Eastern Europe residents have taken to submerging themselves in a warm tub of beer to help bring their skin to life. Claiming to be rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, a tub 'o' beer can see the skin take on improved texture and tone, contrary to a night of drinking the stuff.   Urotherapy Author

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Key trends for tresses

With Spring Racing Carnival just around the corner, everyone wants to know what is trending trackside this year so one can plan accordingly. Jo Smith, Owner of TONI & GUY Georges shares the key hair trends from the catwalks that will fit in with the traditional hatwear, headpieces and fascinators… 1. Braiding will be strong this season, from soft loose textured fish braids to french braids; these looks can be worn traditionally or more messy and fashionable. Try a messy bun or knot, or keep the braid loose at the side to give it a feminine look. For something more edgy, tight scalp braids give the feeling of shorter hair and are a gr

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Get your skin off and racing…

Spring Racing Carnival skincare tips from the fabulous Dermal Therapist and Travelling Peelsman, James Vivian... Every year, Spring Racing Carnival (SRC) enthusiasts make a final pilgrimage to their skin care professional, fine-tuning the skin and bringing it to life pre-occasion.Whether you do or do not place your skin in the hands of a trusted skincare professional, you may benefit from the following SRC skin care tips below… 1. Do not attempt a skincare product or treatment for the first time within two weeks of SRC. Reactions can and often do (Murphy’s Law) occur, so stick with tried and tested solutions that will not put your s

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THE BEST MAKE UP REMOVERS…

When it comes to makeup removers, the WY? team have pretty much tried them all. From cult favourites to supermarket brands, it’s so hard to know what works and what doesn’t. Some products we find to be too aggressive, some are too drying and others just don’t seem to get the job done. To celebrate our love for ‘Makeup Free Me’, we’ve reached out to a couple of WY? contributors and asked them to share their best beauty buys… Yasmin Najjar - neoSKIN founder My favourite makeup remover is the Micellar Lotion (3-in-1) by Eau Thermale Avène – A gentle no-rinse cleanser and makeup remover that gets rid of all trac

APPLICATION GUIDE

FROM BEGINNING TO END. AN APPLICATION GUIDE.

Makeup Artist, Claire (she) and Dermal Therapist, James (he) share their views… She says Makeup is a balancing act and when it comes to achieving a flawless application, there is a rule of thumb. Follow my step-by-step tried and tested process… Primer:  Apply a primer to your whole face, even your eyelids and allow it to settle before applying your moisturiser. Foundation: Always start from the centre of the face/t-zone and work outwards. There is no need to apply it to every inch of your face, avoid a ‘mask’ effect and aim to simply even out your complexion Concealer: Using a fine brush, apply your concealer sp