Chronicle of a Floater


  By now you have probably heard the hype about floatation therapy. All the kids are doing it and raving about how it’s wonderful for your mind and body. Being the curious and open-minded person that I am I embarked on a journey to find out more. My first impression was that ‘floating’ is just jumping into a salty bath and that I would come out with super powers. Then I was lucky enough to meet the beautiful married couple who own the newly opened Pure Zen Floatation rooms in Phillip. Stacey, the owner, told me how she was recommended… Continue Reading

Soul Project Event SOAR – Align, Be Brave, Be Boundless


  Now that Night Fest is over and FashFest is done the next must-attend evening event in Canberra is brought to you by the amazing women of The Soul Project. Personal growth is so in right now as it should be and this event, themed SOAR – align, be brave, be boundless, with a stellar line up of presenters is sure to fill your soul and send you into the end of the week on a motivated high. Do you feel stuck? Not sure what direction to take next? Maybe you feel like you’ve been labelled and that holds you… Continue Reading

Swimwear 2017 Range from Skye Group.


  In February 2017 Skye Group, the masterminds behind swim collections from Sunseeker, Jantzen and Poolproof began showing their 2017/2018 Summer range. While the designs are still under secrecy I can share with you a few tid bits to keep you going until the release in June. The Summer 2016/2017 range from Skye Group had some excellent design stories which were well received such as Bahama Leaf , a nice take on traditional black and white) and Aquitaine, a vibrational stripe which looked exciting in so many styles. Personally, outside of that I found their last collection repetitive (small detailed… Continue Reading

The Soul Project – New Year, New Perspectives


  The Soul Project Canberra is bringing together a group of inspiring women for an evening of fun discussing health, wellbeing and nutrition. As well as hearing from the incredible women below, enjoy a drink and a chance to socialise as well as raise money for the Eden Monaro Cancer Support Group.   Performers and Speakers include: Amber Nicols – finalist on The Voice Kate Pamphilon – kinesiolgist, complementary medicine practitioner & expert for I Quit Sugar Blair Kelly – NLP coach, Arbonne national vice president & nutritional therapist Danielle Shine – natural food chef, Hay House author, yoga teacher… Continue Reading

Designer Profile: Liza Alwast of Rapturous


  At the gate to Liza Alwast’s home studio I was welcomed by her well dressed, furry support team Holly, Jemma and Hugo. The lovely Liza welcomed me in the door and as soon as I took a step inside I could tell that this woman has been taken over by her creative passion. The walls are lined with racks of the vast sari collection Liza has ready for transformation into the next unique wearable art piece. I was tempted to start inspecting the glorious fabrics to discover their textures, patterns and delicate beading but I soon noticed Liza’s completed… Continue Reading

How to do your Makeup in 5 minutes flat


  Working long hours, catching up with people, running around to appointments and meetings. If you’re anything like me you have a million places to be and the idea of showing up looking glamorous is just that, an idea. Well you’ll be pleased to know there are short cuts and quick fixes that can get you on your way in record time.   Base Moisturiser, toner, sunscreen, primer, foundation powder – scrap that we’re in a hurry. CC (Colour Correcting) or BB (Beauty Balm, among other names) creams are your solution. These creams have pigment to help cover any blemishes… Continue Reading