Tag: clinique

  • How To: Make Face Powders Work For You

    Mon, 24 March 2014 3:00PM

    While semi-matte and matte skin has made a triumphant return to the beauty scene over the past few years, the use of powders remains a mystery to many. Won’t powder make my skin look cakey? Powdery? Dry? Cracked? I hear so many of you ask. Well, no. Thanks to a slew of clever new face… more

    Makeup / How To


  • Murumuru Butter: The Next Big Thing In Beauty

    Wed, 19 March 2014 8:00AM

    First there was shea butter, then there was argan oil, then coconut oil, and now…now, there’s murumuru (or Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter to be precise, Primpers!). The name alone is mesmerising. And so are the potential benefits – smoother hair, softer lips, a high-gloss finish…Murumuru butter is the yellowy-white fat from the seeds of a… more

    Body & Fragrance / Hair / Makeup


  • How To: Slice Minutes From Your Morning Beauty Routine

    Tue, 11 March 2014 12:00PM

    Weekends are the best. Those blessed Saturdays and Sundays are flush with precious time. I get to do what I want, when I want, wearing whichever footwear I so choose (Uggs are an eternally popular choice). But come Monday morning? It’s a completely different story. Once I’ve served a left-hook to my 6am starter gun (often… more

    Makeup / How To


  • Autumn Beauty Trends To Try Now

    Thu, 6 March 2014 12:00PM

    Another season, another slew of tips and trends to SWAT for. But rather than kick through them labouriously like a mountain of discarded auburn autumn leaves, let me don my makeup mittens and rake them up into tidy little piles, Primpettes. Best served fresh – as Nicole does so well! Gilt Complex: A riot of gleaming metalic… more



  • Lash Out: Extensions to Change Your Life

    Thu, 5 December 2013 3:25PM

    Okay, it’s time for true confessions: I’m obsessed with lashes. Everything lashes really. Mascaras, waterproof mascaras, false eyelashes,  lash lifts, and lashes that make you look younger.  J. Lo is pretty much my hero not because of the rocks that she’s got – but because of the lashes she flashes (boom tish!). So when I was invited to… more


    Jennifer Lopez

  • What To Buy This Week: Rihanna’s MAC Collection + Clinique’s GWP

    Tue, 1 October 2013 3:15PM

    Busy this (long) weekend? No? Well you might want to pencil in a shopping trip Primpers, because there are two very fabulous beauty buys hitting shelves in the next seven days and they’re a couple of good’uns. First up is the new RiRi Hearts MAC collection. Yep, Rihanna – our fave hot pants wearing, S&M loving,… more



  • Clinique All About Shadow Quads

    Fri, 13 September 2013 10:36AM

    We love how pigmented these shadows are, which means a little goes a long way. The compact includes a handy mirror, plus two sponge-tip applicators and an application instruction booklet which gives you tips on how to create anything from a simple neutral look to a full blown smoky eye. The quad comes in a… more

    RRP $60


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  • Update: Beauty Brands shu uemura, Clinique and Lancôme Lower Prices!

    Wed, 31 July 2013 9:11AM

    You might remember a little while back we reported on the news that many of our much-loved beauty brands had reduced their prices. Mecca Cosmetica, Kiehl’s New York and Pevonia were just some of the labels that stepped up, not only to ensure that Australians had access to prices similar to our overseas counterparts, but… more



  • How to: Find the Perfect Eyeshadow Palette for Beginners

    Tue, 23 July 2013 4:27PM

    I don’t really wear eyeshadow, but was looking to start and wanted to know if you could recommend a good palette for a “newbie.” A range in colours would be nice to try and experiment. Thanks, Orya. Hi Orya, Taking your first step into the wonderful world of eye makeup is an exciting beauty move, but can… more

    Makeup / How To


  • Revamp Alert! Three Cult Reformulations To Try Right Now

    Thu, 4 July 2013 10:01AM

    It’s the cycle of life, isn’t it? That time when you suddenly realise teenagers are wearing fluro and, gasp, scrunchies, and that hypercolour t-shirts have made their way out of the dustbin of ‘bad ideas’ and into the wardrobes of scenesters everywhere. Suddenly, everything old becomes new again, for another generation to enjoy and laugh… more



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