The Kardashian sisters’ newest beauty venture revealed…

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As if their forays into make-up, perfume and self-tanning products weren’t already enough, the Kardashian sisters are now planning to launch a hair tool and styling range.

Created in collaboration with hair care company Farouk Systems, the line will consist of three hair tools — a flat iron, blow-dryer and a three-in-one tool, all priced at US$89.99 (which is about AUD$97) — and seven styling products priced from US$14 to US$17 (about AUD$15 – AUD$19): a blow-dry cream, a volume mousse, a dry shampoo, a dry conditioner, a firm hair spray, a curl cream and a dry oil.

Speaking to Women’s Wear Daily about the venture, Kim Kardashian revealed how she uses hair care products to get an impressive four days of wear between washes.

“I start out the first day with a clean blowout. The second day, I put in dry shampoo, which adds texture. Then, the third day, I sleek it and I straighten it, and then, the fourth day, I put our oil in it, and I make it a really sleek look. I might do a ponytail or a sleek bun. That’s my hair plan, and then I start over,” she said.

Joking that she uses the range’s nourishing Black Seed Dry Oil on her daughter, North West, the reality star stressed the value of the products, saying they’ll be “salon-quality products at an affordable price”.

Set to launch next US spring (so around March 2015), the line is expected to be available in the States in salons and on mass. We can’t wait to see whether they’ll give us a magnificent mane like Kim’s and when they’ll be available in Australia at the same time!

Do you lust after Kim Kardashian’s locks? What other celebrity beauty products have you tried/liked?

 

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Posted by: bmill229 (Australia)

More money for them.

Posted on: September 01, 2014 (12 hours ago)

Posted by: Animal Lover (Australia)

who cares!

Posted on: September 01, 2014 (12 hours ago)

WIN products trialled in July and August

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If you’re anything like us, you’ll be reluctant to swap your go-to beauty products for anything new – that is, unless you’ve been assured that the alternatives are pretty awesome.  

Thankfully, that’s what our Trial Team’s here for – to provide comprehensive, honest reviews for you to peruse before you buy a product you’ve got your eye on.

This past two months, our trusty triallers have had their work cut out for them testing products spanning make-up, skincare and hair.  But we didn’t want the Trial Team to have all the fun – so we thought we’d give you the chance to win the same products they’ve tried (and loved!).

Here’s what you could score:

NaturStyle Permanent Hair Colourant
Garnier Olia
Maybelline SuperStay Better Skin Foundation
L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Extraordinaire
Reversaderm Advanced Skin Correction Starter Kit

To be in with a chance of winning the products trialled in July and August, simply fill out the form below.

 

 

Competition ends: midnight AEST September 7 2014
Can't see the entry form? Click here...
NSW LTPM-13-01012
ACT TP 13/03750

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Posted by: Huyen (Australia)

Would really love to win the trial products, I have been seeing really good reviews on the products - especially the lipstick and foundation!

Posted on: September 01, 2014 (14 hours ago)

Posted by: maydayismyday (Australia)

Some lovely products there, especially interested in the Dr Lewinns & the L'Oreal!

Posted on: September 01, 2014 (13 hours ago)

Take a hand selfie and win!

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If you a) love the look of a gel manicure and/or b) feel like your nail polish collection is in need of an overhaul, then it’s time to get your hands and nails in tip-top shape.

“But why?” you ask?

Because you’re just one hand selfie away from scoring yourself the entire Sally Hansen Miracle Gel collection. Yes, that’s 18 glorious shades that’ll give your digits a gorgeously glossy shine!

So here’s how it works:

1) Follow Sally Hansen on Instagram (this is the official profile: @sallyhansenau)
2) Upload you hand selfie. Don’t forget to give your nails a fresh coat of paint so they look ultra fabulous. The more interesting your nails look, the better!
3)    Use the tags #OMGel and #MiracleMani and tag @sallyhansenau for your chance to win.  

And here are some of the finer details:
- The competition opens at 10am AEST July 30 2014 and closes at 11:59pm AEST September 23 2014.
- There will be eight winners – one picked each week of the competition – and each will win 18 shades of Sally Hansen Miracle Gel as well as the Gel Top Coat.
You can read the rest of the Terms and Conditions on the Sally Hansen Facebook page.

What are you waiting for?

What’s your go-to nail colour? Would you try a nail art look for this competition?

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Posted by: softness (Member since 2007, Australia)

Good luck everyone who's going in this!

Posted on: August 14, 2014 (Aug 14, 2014 11:04am)

Posted by: Growing old (Australia)

Good luck to all who enters this awesome comp! Wish I was a even a little bit creative :-o

Posted on: August 14, 2014 (Aug 14, 2014 11:12am)

Grooming mistakes your guy is making

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We’re probably all a little guilty of assuming that shaving comes second nature to men. The fact is, much like with a woman’s skincare regimen, if they’re not taught properly in the beginning, odds are they’ve acquired some bad habits along the way.

Recently, we sent resident beautyheaven boy Andy along to a Gillette event, where he was lucky enough to go back to basics and learn how to shave all over again, thanks to the help of the Gillette 'Faceology' gentleman's guide to shaving system.

 

 

“As shaving isn't exactly the kind of thing you learn about in school and is generally just a self-taught process from an early age, personally I had formed a few bad habits that added unnecessary irritation to my skin during the shaving process. The Gillette experience identified these and did a great job of explaining the art and science behind the perfect shave - certainly something that every guy should be taught at least once before they take a sharp blade to their face on a daily basis,” says Andy.

Here are the big four bad shaving habits Andy had picked up over the years – and tips on how to banish them.

1) Not softening my beard

“I had never, ever done this, but it definitely pays to soften up the bristles of your beard beforehand using a hot damp towel over your whole face for 60 seconds before shaving.”

bh tip: It also pays to start any shave with a product that can help to prep your skin and the hairs. We love Dermalogica Pre-Shave Guard, as it prepares skin for shaving by softening the beard in order to minimise razor bumps and ingrown hairs.

2) Not understanding the way my beard grows

“Everyone has a unique pattern of growth that's different on each side of the face. Understanding the directions that hair grows in allows us to ensure we shave in the right direction at all times.”

bh tip: for the best in after-shave care, you really can’t go past nourishing options like Imperial Leather No. 1 Original Aftershave Lotion and NIVEA Men Sensitive Post Shave Balm, which both provide the calming care a guys skin so needs post-shave.


 

3) Applying too much pressure with the razor

“You actually don't need to apply any force; just running the razor down your face is all that's required.  Before I would literally press the shaver really hard and drag it down my face.”

Our razor of choice? Gillette Fusion ProGlide™ Manual, as it features advanced blade technology with a five-blade shaving surface on the front and back of a single shaving cartridge to help reduce pressure for a more comfortable shave.

4) Not shaving my lip right

“When shaving the upper lip, the best way to get a close shave is to shave across the face horizontally over the lips.  Sounds like it would cut your lips, but it's actually fine.”

bh tip: If you’re after a luxurious shave cream, you can’t go past L'Occitane Cade Shaving Cream. Upon contact with your skin it turns into a luxurious mousse and contains shea butter and moisturising glycerine.


How many bad habits is your guy guilty of?

 

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Posted by: Lucrecia629 (Australia)

After 23 years of shaving daily, my hubby is a pro shaver.

Posted on: August 31, 2014 (2 days ago)

Posted by: sassylily (Australia)

My husband has grown a beard, which makes him look like Santa!!!

Posted on: August 31, 2014 (2 days ago)

Getting flawless skin has never been so easy

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Three years ago, the secret to getting flawless-looking skin was – quite literally – bottled and sold to the masses.

Adored by the likes of the Duchess of Cambridge, her sister Pippa Middleton, and the flawless Emma Watson, Kate Winslet, and Lupita Nyong’o, Lancôme Visionnaire became a staple for women around the world to achieve gorgeous, clear skin.

The original Lancôme Visionnaire [LR 2412 4%] Advanced Skin Corrector formulation was a one-of-a-kind product with 12 years of research behind it and more than 100 international awards to its name. The key behind its success was the inclusion of molecules called jasmonates in the formula, which work to correct skin imperfections.

Today, the Lancôme Visionnaire [LR 2412 4%] Advanced Skin Corrector has been reborn and reformulated with an exclusive double-jasmonate complex, which is even more effective in repairing the skin while stimulating cell renewal. Along with this advanced technology, the serum also features lightweight nourishing and hydrating oils, and optical agents for an instant skin-perfecting effect.

After application, the serum sinks evenly into the skin for a smooth finish, and leaves a blurring effect, thanks to the inclusion of silica. Over time, the serum helps to improve the appearance of your skin by smoothing wrinkles and refining texture, shrinking pores and reducing imperfections.
 
This reformulated wonder gets results fast. After using just one bottle, an impressive 79 per cent of women said wrinkles were smoothed, 83 per cent said pores were less visible, 79 per cent said imperfections were reduced, and 84 per cent said their  skin’s texture was refined.

Lancôme Visionnaire’s next-generation serum ticks all the boxes for helping women achieve a flawless-looking complexion - and hey, if it’s good enough for Kate…


 

Would you like to have flawless skin like Kate Middleton? Do you like the sound of the new Lancôme Visionnaire [LR 2412 4%] Advanced Skin Corrector?

 

 

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Posted by: Tee631 (Australia)

Definitelky wannt to try this new skin product range

Posted on: August 30, 2014 (Aug 30, 2014 12:17pm)

Posted by: CherryBlossom (Australia)

Yes please! I'd love to try this and see how well it works on my uneven skintone.

Posted on: August 30, 2014 (Aug 30, 2014 12:25pm)