The ponytail: Australia's answer to getting hair off our necks on particularly hot days. The only problem? It ain't so glam. Barney Martin — Pantene expert hairstylist and owner of Sydney's Barney Martin Hairdressing salon, — has heard your (our) cries for a change this party season — and we need only look to the red carpet. Remember Blake Lively's tri-ponytail at the Met Gala? And what about Diane Kruger's messy side offering? To read Barney's how-tos and breath life into your ponytail, click through.
Carrie Bradshaw once lamented she’d literally be ‘the old woman who lived in her shoes’ after dropping a house-deposit sized amount of cash on shoes over a life time. And with designer footwear regularly costing in the four digits, we can relate.
Shoes are definitely an investment (you don’t need us to tell you that!), so we’re setting straight how to properly look after those new babies after you buy. From the two things you should always do before you wear a new pair, to how to properly store them, click into the gallery to find out the ten mistakes you’re making that are ruining your shoes (and your bank account).
Here's the most wearable trend we've seen in seasons — the fashion pack has confirmed that yes, sneakers are totally appropriate outside of the gym. While the hi-top styles and the sneaker wedge have enjoyed their moment, it's the humble running shoe we're talking about today.
Athletic influences are nothing new in fashion, and although we're waiting for 'sports-luxe' to be acknolwedged by Oxford dictionary, collaborations between Adidas and Stella McCartney, and the distinct sporty design direction we're seeing from high fashion labels like Alexander Wang confirm it's a trend with serious staying power.
Blogger, Zanita Morgan made us sit up and take notice with this outfit (pictured), but she's not the only one getting athletics-inspired. In fact, you've probably noticed the Nike tick making chic appearances off-track, and wondered how to try the trend at home — which is where we come in. Head into the gallery for 12 cool ways to wear the season's most comfortable fashion trend.
Today we're showing you how you can get your engagement ring (and any other precious gems) clean and sparkly using household remedies. All of these techniques are perfectly safe for all different types of precious stones and metals. Whether you want to try using baking soda, dishwasher detergent, or ammonia, your precious piece will be clean and sparkly in no time. The bonus? You can also use these tips to clean all the pieces in your jewellery box.
Salad dressing, greasy foods, even lip balm — these are all hazardous materials if you're prone to clothes stains! Oil stains are typically believed to be among the hardest to remove (move over, red wine), but today we've rounded up the top five simple tricks to banish oil stains from your clothes. Although we don't recommend using these techniques on dry-clean only fabrics, these DIY tips work on everything from denim threads to party dresses. Even better, you probably have most of the ingredients lying around your home. . .
The bun might be your go-to hairstyle when you're trying to keep your hair out of your face. But this twisted style can also be equally chic and beautiful, too, like the topknot, chignon, and even the clever sock bun. Now you can also add the rose bun to your repertoire this holiday season, with this tutorial that's not as difficult as it looks. Learn each of the steps, and get ready to wow everyone at your next party.
Olivia first gathers her hair up with a Goody Secure Fit Elastic. "My favourite beauty product for my hair is Elnett Hair Spray ($7.99)," she says. "Elnett, some bobby pins, a little bit of a comb, and you're done. It takes literally 25 seconds." And the best part is, you can sleep in and still get it done. Take that, alarm clock.
Lady Gaga gives us easy Halloween inspiration, given her makeup and hair are almost always on the bold side. Whether she's sporting a blunt bob with a painted star on her eye, a meat hairpiece, or an extravagant mask, it's easy for people to recognise Gaga with her eye-catching looks. This year, if Gaga will be your go-to, you'll want to give her watercolour paint makeup look from the "Applause" video a whirl. It's a piece of cake to apply and will take less than 10 minutes to give you a complete Gaga transformation.