Into The Bath


                                          Credits Concept: Emma Batchelor and Rasi Gupta Photography: Jesse Petrie Lighting, Retouching: Alex Tricolas Model: Rasi Gupta / Instagram @la_vie_en_lens Styling: Emma Batchelor and Rasi Gupta Hair and Makeup: Rasi Gupta Set Styling: Emma Batchelor / Instagram @emma.leiden Bathroom and snacks: Susanne Morton and Alex Tricolas

A Fifteen Minute Beauty Routine With A Beauty Bitch…


  Leiden’s resident beauty bitch Tina Andrews shares her fifteen minute beauty routine.   What is the very first thing you do when you get up in the morning regarding your beauty routine? I first drink a tall glass of water; vodka just isn’t hydrating enough and because I am responsible and prefer not to stumble to the train station I really prefer nature’s fruit juice. It wakes your skin up instantly. I then splash my face with water, and depending if I feel I need to cleanse and exfoliate, I might do that over the sink and use a… Continue Reading

A Makeup Masterclass with Chantelle Baker


  To mark its Beauty Precinct’s first birthday the Canberra Centre is threw a weekend long celebration. Alongside complimentary cocktails (made using the new earl grey gin from The Canberra Distillery and Her Canberra), cake pops and chocolate we enjoyed a makeup masterclass with Chantelle Baker. Chantelle is known for her editorial work and for creating looks for the likes of Gigi Hadid, Jessica Gomes and Bec Judd. ‘I love that my job is different every day, that I get to work with amazing people, and that I get to make people feel really good and happy.’ Let Chantelle make… Continue Reading

Cult Beauty Destination Has a New Home – The Lab Manuka


  As the landscape of Braddon continues to change, another former stalwart has moved on to greener pastures. As of Monday 2 July, beauty destination The Lab will now call the leafy surrounds of Manuka home. The familiar pink signage can now be spied marking the entrance to a narrow staircase, hidden between Priceline and a shop so nondescript I can no longer recall what it was. Emerging from said staircase, the new Lab is just as airy and light-filled as its previous Braddon home. Bare white walls give way to warm timber floors, windows unobstructed by curtains allow light… Continue Reading

Teenage Bridesmaid


                  Credits Photography: Eva Schroeder / www.evaschroederphotography.com / Instagram @eva.schroeder.photographer Hair and Makeup: Cassandra Lee / www.cassandraleemakeup.com / Facebook / Instagram @cassandraleemua Model: Jennifer Riggers / www.starnow.com.au/jenniferriggers / Facebook / Instagram @jennifer_riggers_model Concept and styling, pink and white scenes: Cassandra Lee Concept and styling, blue and black scenes: Eva Schroeder Pink body suit: Boohoo / Boohoo.com White tulle skirt: Rebecca Elaine’s Boutique / www.etsy.com/shop/becsboutiqueact / Facebook / Instagram @becsboutiqueact  Blue dress: Drop-Dead Gorgeous label owned by Miracle Agency / www.miracleagency.net / Instagram @miracleagency