Well, it’s happening isn’t it? Right before our now slightly vision impaired eyes – we are getting older. And daily we’re faced (pardon the pun) with a visage that is different to the one we had a decade ago. What we once could get away with – no foundation, a smidgen of lip-gloss, mascara and a devil- may-care attitude is now far from cute. We need more. A lot more. But certainly not too much. Au contraire. We want the right amount of makeup to feel and look like our cute selves again.
Author Archives: Aleesa
I’m fairly sure Prince would be far from impressed with my present dishevelled state of grief – smudged purple eyeliner around the peepholes, my torn Piano and Microphone T-shirt falling off one shoulder teamed with Eiffel tower print pyjama pants, and sipping the last of a bottle of Mumm Rouge Champagne while listening to his illustrious music played marathon style on Double J and surrounded with tear-stained tissues and newspapers – hungry, only to discover more. Continue reading
Crack open the sparkling water, I have made it through October sans alcohol like a BLOODY LEGEND! And, okay naysayers, the month is not entirely up, but it’s safe to say: I got this. High-five me! A whole month without a cheeky tipple? Who knew? Many of those other ‘dry’ months have passed me by, with just fleeting intentions to get on board, and to be THAT person, but there was always something on that would get in the way of sobriety – an upcoming party, Thursday… Continue reading
While perched on a roof-top bar, imbibing beverages with my lovely friend on a steamy Friday evening, I glanced at my dear companion and couldn’t help but to notice that she indeed had become quite the hot mess. Foundation was now just a grimy coating of sweat and muck, eye makeup – bleary; hardly a remnant of the blush I had meticulously applied on her some hours earlier – all-in-all: untidy. It wasn’t until I sauntered to the bathroom, that I realised, people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. Continue reading
Let’s just say it out loud: The 67th Emmy Awards was all about The Strapless Dress. And why not? In scorching temps of 41-degrees (holy Moly hair and make-up) who would want to be caught out in a neck to floor Georgio Armani Prive sequined extravaganza? Yes, Jaimie Alexander, I’m talking to you. Swelter much? Continue reading
Really, is there anything better than having a fantastic salon experience and getting the locks styled to their glamorous best? It is one of my favourite experiences in life. So, it was with a kick in my step, that I headed to Element Hair in Woollahra for an afternoon of hair pampering. Hello, heaven. Continue reading