Therapist applying jade stone roller beauty treatment to forehead

Beauty Gem? The Pros and Cons of Jade Rollers

Jade rollers may be the latest craze to sweep the beauty world, but they're far from new. This simple-looking little tool has been a staple of Chinese beauty routines for centuries. Recently endorsed by the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and the Kardashians however, suddenly there’s one everywhere you look. What is a jade roller exactly? Imagine a tiny little paint roller for your face, only made of stone instead of sponge. That's basically what we're talking about here. The stone is of course jade, a semi-precious mineral that ranges in colour from pale green to piercing turquoise. To use, you...Read More
Woman receives a facial at a spa retreat

HydraFacials, Vampire Facials & LED Therapy – What’s Best?

It's not easy being a beauty aficionado. Every year, it seems there's a new 'holy grail' facial that all of the celebrities and magazines are raving about. But while some live up to their hype, others are little more than passing fads. With your wallet and, more importantly, the health of your skin on the line, it's crucial to be well-informed before you splash out on a new treatment. Not just to be sure that the facial really works, but to be sure it will work for you. To help you decide which of the current beauty trends are best...Read More
Woman receives underarm laser treatments for permanent hair removal

Frying the Fuzz Away – Is Laser Hair Removal Worth It?

On the face of it, laser hair removal for your lady bits is pretty pricey. But then again, is it really, when you compare it to how much the average woman spends on razors or waxing? We all know that cheap, single blades from the dollar store simply won't cut it (or should I say, they do nothing but cut - ouch!). Five-blade razors are a necessity to get the job done in as few strokes as possible and prevent the risk of razor burn, but at $2-4 each they quickly add to those Target-run bills. Then there's waxing. The average Brazilian...Read More
10 wedding makeup mistakes brides make and how to avoid them - mademoiselle magazine

Oopsie…10 Wedding Makeup Mistakes Brides Make and How to Avoid Them

So you are in the middle of planning your wedding day and you know you are doing everything right and perfect for your big day.  Even though you are happy with how things are going there is no harm in learning from the experiences of those who have done it before you.  There's no need to repeat pitfalls and mistakes when they can be easily avoided.  Here we have compiled a list of the biggest wedding makeup mistakes most brides can unwittingly fall into.  We want to help you have zero regrets about every part of the wedding planning process. ...Read More
Tips for Long Lasting Makeup Mademoiselle Magazine

Our Best Tricks for Long Lasting Makeup

The holidays are upon us and you know what that means; lots of parties and events are on the horizon. With all the holiday fun the last thing you want to worry about is your makeup not lasting the whole night.  You want to be picture perfect from the minute you step out your door to when you kick of your shoes after a night of dancing.  All you have to do to ensure a great night is to prep properly.  We've created a list of the top 10 tricks to help you keep your makeup on point and on...Read More