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Summer beauty essentials


The best summer beauty buys!




Create the perfect hair trends this season with EVY iQ-OneGlide Styler! Not only does this iron straighten and style hair to silky perfection, it also infuses it with hydration and moisture to leave it looking super shiny and healthy. This is a must-have in your beauty bag this season.

We also LOVE the Crystal Shine Paddle Brush! Keeping your hair healthy, this brush, with luxury luminous ion-generating crystals, is the ultimate pampering leaving your hair smooth and reducing the risk of breakage.  

EVY Professional iQ-OneGlide Styling Iron RRP $299 available in 1-inch and 1.5-inch plates. Crystal Shine Paddle Brush RRP $59.95.



Liquid Gold

Award-winning skin formula Liquid Gold is a revolutionary resurfacing treatment that targets tired, ageing skin overnight. Improving skin tone and sun damage, this is a must-have in your beauty bag this season.
Liquid Gold with glycolic RRP $59.95.




Zero waste

Good for your hair and the environment too, this range is 100 per cent cruelty-free, vegan, and doesn’t include SLS, parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, DEA, or harsh sulphates. Crafted from 100 per cent aluminium, bottles can be turned into new bottles without the edition of new material. Suitable for all hair types. Bar None Zero Waster Shampoo & Conditioner RRP $20.
Available at Woolworths.



Luxury bath salts

Fatigued? Stressed? Sore? Try Louvelle’s Himalayan pink salt and magnesium-infused bath soaks; they will help to promote detoxification and soften skin. RRP $24.95.



Restore your hair

Looking for something that balances all hair types! This is a gentle and effective hair cleanser with powerful ingredients to energise your scalp.

Sativa Restore Hair kit RRP $44.95.



Summer balms

Keep your lips nourished and relieve dry, flaky lips this summer season.

Carmex Sugar Plum Rose $6.95 & Water $5.95.



Body serum sensation

Combining Australian-grown organic hemp seed oil with healing properties of aloe vera and watermelon seed, this sensational body oil will leave your skin soft and supple transporting you to a tropical destination.

Cannabella La Tropica Body Serum RRP $56 (100ml).




Detox face mask

Purify, cleanse, and detox your skin this season with this power punch powder. Just add water and, boom, you have an effective clay mask! It contains Australian green clay, as well as the superpower organic hemp seed powder and healing properties of Manuka honey.

Cannabella Green Detox Face Mask RRP $46 (60g).



Sun protection

Protect your skin in the sun this summer with Invisible Zinc tinted moisturiser. This SPF 50 moisturiser is two-hour water resistant and perfect for sensitive skin. Invisible Zinc Sheer Defence  RRP $34




Don’t sweat it!

Here’s an organic probiotic deodorant with healthy magnesium that seriously works! These natural deodorants are blended with essential oils and ingredients that are carefully chosen for their antimicrobial benefits, keeping you fresh and dry while still allowing your body to breathe and release toxins naturally.
KIND-LY 100 per cent natural deodorants RRP $18.95 each.



Fake it

Uber Stay, Australia’s first 10-day self-tanning lotion, has been created with highly concentrated tanning actives, and will, as the name suggests, last for up to 10 days! The odourless formula is also enriched with cutting-edge odour neutralisers to ensure no fake-tan smell.

Le Tan Uber Stay RRP $29.99 (200ml)



Refine your skincare!

A skin-perfecting facial exfoliate, this fruit enzyme refiner uses powerful AHA fruit enzymes to break down dead skin cells and boost renewal.
Maaemo Fruit Enzyme Refiner RRP $54.95.



Wavy, sun-kissed hair

Create wavy, textured, sunkissed, beachy hair this season.
We love Pure Elements Thyme & Clary Salt Water Spray RRP $35.50, Ocean Mist RRP $35.50



The perfect arch! MUST-HAVE

The Uptown Arch Brow Collection has been created to ensure every person has access to professional-quality, high-end brow products in super-luxe packaging, without the expensive price tag! Your brows have never looked so good! Available in six different shades, complete the look with MODELROCK’s popular premier lashes ‘Uptown Opulence’ lash collection. A must-have for your makeup bag this season.
Uptown Arch Brow Collection & Uptown Opulence Lash Collection



Shampoo with a purpose

Tackle the war on waste by switching to solid shampoo bars. A soap-free cleanse and condition using high-quality ingredients, Shampoo With a Purpose is revolutionising the tradition and natural hair care industry by offering customers consistent products free from harsh chemicals, plastics, and animal products.

Shampoo With a Purpose RRP $15 for a 135g bar.



Even Blend Serum

Even Blend Serum clarifies uneven skin tone and pigmentation to lighten and brighten the complexion, improving luminosity. Use this corrector twice per day for best results. 
Skinstitut Even Blend Serum, $49.
Laser Clinics Australia www.laserclinics.com.au/



Synergie Skin (LOVING)

Combat the nasties with Synergie Skin, the Australian skincare geniuses that combine the best of nature and science in synergy. Kick your usual skincare routine up a notch with two treatments designed to draw out the bad stuff and leave your skin glowing and radiant. Integrate these two miracle products into your routine this summer to start the new year with glowing, youthful skin. Synergie Skin Detox Antiox RRP $69 and MasquErase RRP $108.




Supersize your cleanser (Limited edition)

Ultraceuticals is set to start the new year big with these limited-edition supersize (300–375ml) bottles of your favourite cleansers. With a saving of 20 per cent, it’s a must-have in 2020! Ultra Balancing Gel Cleanser $83 (375ml), Ultra Hydrating Milk Cleanser $93 (375ml), and Ultra Brightening Foaming Cleanser $104.



Neon Summertime collection

Summertime means neon nails! Create bold nails this season with OPI Neons Collection RRP $22.95 each.
Available at David Jones and Myer.



Luscious lips

Brighten your day with Karen Murrell lip palette, featuring five of the most-loved Karen Murrell lipstick colours. RRP $49.95.



Glowing skin with Nu Skin (Summertime is here!)

Summer is here and we love Nu Skin’s Instant Tan to create a natural glowing instant tan that gradually builds over time. Nu Skin Sunright Insta Glow RRP $43.

To create moisturised dewy-skin, spray NaPCA mist, which will keep you cool with a refreshing lift in the warmer months. Nu Skin NaPCA Moisture Mist $23.



Energise and refresh

The crisp aroma of eucalyptus and peppermint is balanced with a woody base of Copaiba to wash away the burden of worry and transport mind and body to a tranquil place!

Oil Garden Body Lotion $16.95




Sunscreen for your eyes
The sun is an essential element for life on earth. However, the ultraviolet (UV) radiation it emits can pose a number of health concerns for our delicate eyes when excessive and unprotected exposure occurs. These sunglasses are timeless and sophisticated; frame your face this summer season with Extra sunglasses.

RRP from $98.





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Summer beauty essentials


This season’s hottest beauty buys!



Concentrated summer essentials 

These three highly concentrated summer essentials are the prefect combination to achieve smooth, sun-protected, and flawless skin this season.


Alpha-H Liquid Gold Luxe Resurfacing Body Cloths $32 (pack of 25), Protection Plus Daily SPF50+ $62 and Vitamin C $69.95.





Protect your skin this season with Invisible Zinc Face & Body Sunscreen SPF50 UVA-UVB 150g  $29.99. 






Two great products from Avene that are perfect for sensitive skin types. Providing long-lasting hydration — 24 hours from the first application — leaving your skin soothed and nourished. Avene Hydrance Intense Serum $59.95, Hydrance Rich Hydrating Cream $54.95.





Shimmer all summer long with On the Glow Highlighter (available in five shades).

The perfect highlighter for the travelling beauty. RRP $29.95.




Summer jasmine

Rich in antioxidants, essential fatty acids omega-9 (oleic) and omega-6 (linoleic) and vitamins E and C, Marula Oil deeply hydrates the skin, helping to reduce redness while nourishing and improving skin elasticity. Lux Aestiva Marula Oil Neroli & Jasmine 30ml RRP $129. 




Renew and restore

The power of unique high-tech concentrates for a new era in personalised skincare. Whatever you concerns, peel, rescue, intensely moisture, and clarify with these four personalised ampoules. Your skin will love you for it!  

Brightening Glow Concentrate $61 for 7 x 2ml ampoules.




Natural skincare

Available globally online. Resibo 96 per cent natural products. Vegan and Biodegradable and versatile.

Resibo Nourishing Cream $39.99, Eye Cream $46.99, Soothing Lip Balm Perfector 3 in 1 $16.99, Body Lotion $33.99.



Salt water supercharged!

Japanese skincare brand Sassou Japan harnesses the benefits of salt water with scientifically proven marine ingredients such as seaweed, jellyfish extract, and type 1 marine collagen with its Hydra Pure range.


Watery Hydra Skin Rejuvenator (RRP $120), Watery Hydra Nourishing Essence (RRP $135), Hydra Pure Cera+ Aqua Cream (RRP $80).




48-hour hydration

Dermalogica’s famous Skin Smoothing Cream has been upgraded with state-of-the-art active HydraMesh Technology, which works on a molecular level to infuse 48 hours of hydration. Dermalogica Skin Smoothing Cream with Active Hydra Mesh Technology 50ml $65.




Everyday skincare

This is the perfect skincare for everyday use this summer. Keep your routine simple and effective.

Skinstitut Gentle Cleanser, Multi-Active Mist, Ultra Firming Eye & Neck Cream RRP $49 each.




Beachy locks

Protect and create the perfect beachy hair this season.

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Tigi Bed Head Queen Beach™ Salt Infused Texture Spray $24.95, Beach Bound™ Protection Spray $24.95, Beach Freak™ Moisturizing Detangler Spray $24.95.




Fake it 

Protect your skin this season and create a luminous golden tan with Tan Tootie.

Tan Tootie Mousse 150ml (RRP $24.95), Tan Tootie Tanning Mitt Duo (RRP $11.95), Tan Tootie For Your Booty (RRP $22.95).



Coffee scrub

The C Lab & Co range of coffee scrubs and body products is made using 100 per cent natural ingredients and contains no fillers such as sugar. The formula is enriched with organic vitamin E, sea salt, and other natural essential oils and active ingredients. C Lab & Co Coffee Scrub $19.95.




Plumping patches and zit zappers

These skin patches are targeted skin solutions that use innovative, dissolvable micro needles to deliver skin-saving active ingredients to the inner layers of the skin.

VICE REVERSA Fine Lines + Wrinkles $79.95, Pimples $39.95.

Available exclusively at Priceline stores nationwide.



Eco floss

Look after your teeth in zero waste fashion with this biodegradable, natural dental floss. Vegan-friendly and plant-based, this fresh and minty floss is made from PLA, a bioplastic derived from corn starch, and is coated in candelilla wax for a smooth glide. Each tube holds 30m of mint-flavoured floss. $6.95




Magic Mitten

This Turkish bath mitt that exfoliates the skin within minutes using only water. Despite all the technology and advancements in skincare and beauty, this ancient beauty method is very effective on the skin without using harsh chemicals, leaving your skin feeling healthy, soft, and exfoliated. 

Mitten mild, moderate, and superior $39.99 each.





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LOVING: HOLIDAY GIFT SETS (two product images)

Dermalogica’s limited-edition AGE smart deluxe gift sets contain a trio of age-fighting  essentials to leave the skin protected, resurfaced and revitalised. The perfect travel champion.

We LOVE Dermalogica AGE Smart Daily Defenders RRP $105 valued at $135 and AGE Smart Lip Smoothing Duo RRP $45 Valued at $69.

Available at www.dermalogica.com.au




Prevent blisters causing discomfort this season with Blister Balm. This works best as a preventative measure. Apply to areas of your feet as soon or prior to skin sensitivity. An effective solution to shoe chafing.

RRP $13.




Dessata has released an exculsive range of limited edition detangling brushes where $5 from every brush sold is donated to headspace to help youmg people affected by mental health issues get the support and love they need. Dessata Mini RRP $29.95 and the Original $32.95.
Available at WWW.DESSATA.COM.AU 





This revitalising eye defence has been formulated with apple stem cell technology for its ability to promote reduction of fine lines, wrinkles and dark circles by providing optimum hydration to the eye area. Enbacci Skincare Eye Revitalising Eye Defense RRP $88.
Available at WWW.ENBACCI.COM



The perfect healthy tan is always a natural fake tan. Supermodel Samatha Harris swears by using Jergens Nautral Glow + Firming Daily Moisturiser to get the job done. Try Jergens Natural Glow + Firming Daily Moisturiser RRP $14.99.
Stockist 1300 468 318.



Regenerating Mask with Smoothing Action and Glycolic Acid is a delicate formula that works to restore hydration, improving the glow of the skin and performing an effective soothing and restructuring action. The Byothea Glycolic Acid Regenerating Mask is suitable even for the most sensitive skin. RRP $33.95.

Available at: https://amr.com.au/product/byothea-glycolic-acid-regenerating-mask-200ml/               



This complete skincare cream will have your skin looking its best this summer. With multi-tasking ingredients it will transform lacklustre and troubled complexions. Packed with high concentrations of power-plus Pawpaw extract this nourishing cream will have your skin hydrated, reducing redness and locks in moisture and offers long-term hydration. No Petrochemicals. RRP 58.95 for 240ml Pump.




This all natural unisex anti-odourant is a must have this summer. The unconvential anti-odourant merges science and nature to deliver a 100% natural water-resistant formula to stop sweaty bacteria forming and causing the body to, well, pong! Effective for 12 hours. This is the new natural way forward for sweaty bodies this season and we LOVE it.
RRP $5.95 exc shipping. Monthly subscribtion from $7.95.
Available at WWW.NOPONG.COM




The obagi-C Rx System is the perfect solution for glowing healthy skin for summer. Ideal to address the early signs of skin ageing and maintain healthy skin cells and minimise future cell damage. This system will leave your skin brighter, smoother and feeling youthful.

Cleansing Gel RRP $49.95, Balancing Toner $49.95, Exfoliating Day Lotion $75.95.

Available at www.obagi.net.au





When it comes to summer, the rule is less make up and more of our complexion on show. This means a more dewy, defined and fresher canvas.  Achieving that look and feel is simple with the game-changing SKEYNDOR duo, Corrective Expression Lines Serum and Instant Wrinkle Filler Cream. The products help address loss of skin density and fullness, boosting volume, filling in facial hollows, relaxing wrinkles and giving more dimension and definition for a far more youthful appearance. No injections needed!
SKEYNDOR Corrective Expression Lines Serum $186 for 30ml and Corrective Instant Wrinkle Filler Cream $186 for 50ml.

Available at www.skeyndoraustralia.com




Keep your skin hydrated, soft and supple with a facial mist this season.

Perfect to tone your skin on the go and keep your smooth complexion radiant all day long. Our top 2 for this season are: USPA Soothing Hydro-Mist Rose and Gotu Kola RRP $40 WWW.USPA.COM.AU and Trilogy Hydrating Mist Toner RRP 27.95.

Available at: www.trilogyproducts.com.au




Protecting our skin against harmful UV radiation during the summer months is essential for reducing the onset of premature ageing and maintaining healthy, radiant skin. The Ultraceuticals SunActive range contains complete spectrum UVA and UVB sunscreen actives providing optimum SPF 50+ protection from the damaging effects of the sun.

● SunActive SPF50+ Face Cream 60ml $49

● SunActive SPF 50+ Face & Body Lotion 130ml $49

● SunActive Face & Body Recovery Cream 130ml $49

Available at www.ultraceuticals.com


A’kin is making natural beauty on the go easier than ever before. What better excuse for beautifully, hydrated holiday skin than mini versions of you’re A’kin faves? Easy to carry on any adventure this holiday season.
A’Kin Ultimagte Hydration Starter Kit RRP $24.99.

Available at: www.akin.com.au



If you weren’t blessed with natural, sun-kissed skin, Loving Tan’s Bronze Shimmer instantly enhances, illuminates and deepens your skin’s natural tone, creating an envious summer glow. Effortlessly apply this bronzer the night before you hit the beach and say good bye to pale skin. Bonus: A tan reduces the appearance of cellulite, leaving you feeling super confident the next time you rock a bikini.  RRP 32.95



Keep your skin looking its best this season. These exfoliates brighten and smooth the skin’s surface leaving it feeling youthful, soft and refreshed. We love USPA Revitalising Facial Polish Bamboo & Ginkgo Biloba RRP $45 and for the body try USPA Coffee, Sea kelp & Macadamia Rejuvenating Contour Scrub $35 www.uspa.com.au


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