Gina Brooke, is not nearly as recognizable or as famous as some of her clients. However, the strikingly beautiful make-up artist and She Uemura’s artistic director, shuttles around the world for photo shoots, preps her celebrity clients for the red carpet, and, of course, creates the most stunning lashes for the Japanese cosmetic company. Continue reading “Beauty artist Gina Brooke on Madonna and the power of Rouge” »
More than 70 years ago, Deborah Szekely invented spas as we know them. Jane Larkworthy goes south of the border to visit the original wellness pioneer.
It’s lunchtime in the bustling dining hall of the Rancho La Puerta spa in Tecate, Mexico, nestled in the mountains at the tip of the Baja Peninsula, a three-hour drive south of Los Angeles. After a morning of grueling hikes, cardio boxing, and spin classes, guests are digging into their veggie burgers and green salads when a tiny white-haired woman walks into the room, instigating some serious rubbernecking. Yes, that’s her, that’s her. She’s the one who started this place—this last part is key—in 1940. Continue reading “An interview with Mother Nature: Deborah Szekely” »
It’s rare that you meet a model as disarmingly charming as Carolyn Murphy. In the Estée Lauder advertisements she is all Grace Kelly elegance with enviable bone structure and a cool blue gaze, yet in person she is warm, thoughtful and intelligent, with a no-nonsense approach to beauty and health. Continue reading “Carolyn Murphy talks beauty.” »
JJ Stu finally had his moment of zen closing the show with a piece of footage from the boss himself…Bruce ze boss Springsteen.
How to look laid-back and natural on the beach and still protect against sun damage.
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New York City, May 16. Clinique, one of the world’s leading cosmetics brands, names makeup artist Jenna Menard as its first Global Colour Artist. A rising star in the beauty industry, Menard brings a decade of expertise and a modern perspective to Clinique. Continue reading “Jenna Menard and Clinique: a match made in make-up heaven” »
Lloyd Simmonds, make-up artist extraordinaire…
A native of British Columbia, Lloyd, first made a name for himself as a make-up artist in the world of theater and ballet. Continue reading “A touch of Drama: Lloyd Simmonds” »
Our weekly round-up of the best beauty advice from the professionals for you to try at home.
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From Royal wedding fever to soft ballerina styles, there’s a new romantic feeling in the air at the moment …
Newly inspired, up to the minute Spring is in the air, je t’ aime moi non plus: call it what you will: the new ladylike sensibility has done a mash up with the loose and easy Seventies mood of spring/summer 2011. Continue reading “Beauty news: back to romance” »
Giorgio Armani has dominated the World of fashion for the last 30 years with his brand of understated elegance and effortless chic.
His clothes have been worn by just about every celebrity and star it the World; it has become actually a rite of passage for a lot of aspiring starlets: once you are in an Armani gown you have arrived. Continue reading “Armani: eyes to kill” »
Sydney based designer duo Luke Sales and Anna Plunkett, a.k.a. Romance was Born.
Scored one of the great fashion scoops of their young career with this 6 page editorial in the May issue of Harper’s starting Cate Blanchett: I love Romance was born because they have a great anarchic freedom says the star. To see more of their creations check their website.http://www.romancewasborn.com/