I love that we are empowering our young girls and teaching them to be strong, brave, and confident. It’s so very heartening to think that my mother and her league of feminist friends fought a good fight and paved the way for a whole new generation of women, myself included, to be and do whatever we set our minds to. Gone are the days when our role as females involved being “seen and not heard” and the right to vote was not ours. (more…)
My mum always used to teach me that beauty comes from within, that no amount of makeup or lotions and potions could disguise or hide an ugly heart.
Mum is living proof that a beautiful, kind, and generous heart is the best anti-ageing secret of all.
I like to think I make a conscious effort to be a good person but I know I will never reach Mother Teresa Saint status like my mum so I need a little bit of extra help achieving my full “inner glow” potential. (more…)
On a recent trip to Melbourne to pay my brother a visit I decided to drag him along to a late night shoot at Webb Bridge.
Little did he know my plan all along was to get him in front of the camera with me for a little impromptu sibling style shoot. Of course initially there was a fair bit of protesting but he eventually caved and warmed up to the idea of moonlighting as a male model – well long enough for Adam to get a few decent shots anyway. (more…)
I have written, deleted, and re-written this first paragraph several times now and the feelings of apprehension and uncertainty still haven’t left.
This is when I accept those feelings probably won’t subside anytime soon, and I am not going to make a poor attempt at self deprecating humour to try and lighten the mood, so here goes.
The F word……… (more…)
At last somebody made the travel lip palette of my dreams!
Lipstick is probably my most favourite of all makeup products and for good reason. For as long as I can remember, it is hands down the easiest and most cost effective way to have fun and experiment with different beauty looks. (more…)
Ok, so I’m not sure about you but I feel like June 1st has totally snuck up on me when I wasn’t watching.
How is it pretty much halfway through the year already?!!
Apparently as of today, winter is officially upon us and right now as I type this I’ve got the fireplace cranking and I’m wearing Ugg boots. (more…)