A Visit to Aveda


  Do you ever think about your scalp? Good on you if you do, because I certainly don’t. My hair, yes, but not my scalp. After attending a masterclass with Makeup artist Max May at the Canberra Centre, I popped into Aveda to find out what they are all about and to learn a thing or two about my scalp. For the uninitiated, Aveda is all about connecting beauty, the environment and wellbeing and has roots in Ayurvedic science. Founded by a hairdresser back in 1978, this brand specialises in products made using all natural, plant-based ingredients. The company has… Continue Reading

How to Grow Out a Pixie Cut


       So you’ve finally gotten up the courage to cut your hair to the most talked about length, the pixie. For someone like me, this requires months worth of thought and pinning images before I even consider going to the salon. When I am going for a big hair change, I always think about how it is going to grow out afterwards. A pixie cut is one of the most challenging styles to grow out, unless mullets are your thing. But when the time comes and you are ready to let it grow, it can take a lot of patience… Continue Reading

Mane University Beauty Retreat


  If you are passionate about all things hair, chances are you have heard of Mane Addicts. What originally started as a profile on Instagram created by Jen Atkins (also founder of Ouai Haircare) has grown into a website, university and social media powerhouse lead by a team of dedicated professionals.  Mane Addicts recently hosted their first ever Mane Univerisity Beauty Retreat at the beautiful Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort in Hawaii. Susie Dimov, director of the luxurious Kundalini salon in Canberra, was lucky enough to attend this incredible weekend workshop.  On hand were celebrity makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic, Mane… Continue Reading

How to Avoid a Bad Hair Day – The Products You Need Now


  So this morning I rolled out of bed all ready for a fresh day. The sun was shining, the birds were singing, what a beautiful day it was going to be! Then as I walked into the bathroom I caught a glimpse of myself on the mirror. Stopped dead in my tracks, I stared at the ghastly mess of hair on top of my head. Bad hair day. Luckily for me I have a huge arsenal of hair product with which I can use to tame the dreaded beast. But it got me thinking about the days before I… Continue Reading