Tag: skincare

  • The Summer Skincare Switch-a-roo

    Fri, 29 November 2013 12:30PM

    Summer is a shifty little sucker, hanging our hopes on sunshine! Festivals! Romance! Stone fruit! But underneath this sunny façade, it proves a cacophony of UV damage, ageing rays and pigmentation promotion. Talk about a wolf in a sheep’s sarong! When it comes to your skin, prepare for the barrage of summer’s badass badness. Here’s how… more

    Body & Fragrance / Skincare


  • Stem Cell Skincare: Laughable Or Totally Legit?

    Fri, 29 November 2013 8:50AM

    Stem cell skincare is gaining notoriety as it begins knocking around on a cosmetic counter near you. But for some, it sounds all too scary to comprehend. First up, stem cells are considered the battery that energises skin. Put (very) basically, we all have them and they line the epidermis, proving crucial to cell renewal. Now, considering… more



  • Five of the Best – Skin Calming Products

    Wed, 27 November 2013 3:30PM

    Oh, the annoyance of having flaming red skin that’s irritated, highly sensitised and unable to handle even the gentlest of creams. What does one do? Well, Primpers, you need to calm your stressed skin down with super gentle ingredients and fix the issue at hand – often a compromised skin barrier – by rebuilding your… more



  • Five Famous Beauty Must-Haves

    Tue, 26 November 2013 12:15PM

    You might have heard of them (okay, you’ve definitely heard of them), but if they’re not living in your bathroom and prettifying your life just yet, put these five fabulous beauties on your shopping list. After all, they’re famous for a reason: 1) Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist, $35, from Jurlique stores When it’s 4pm and my eyes… more

    Makeup / Skincare


  • Five Multi-tasking Beauty Buys For Busy Ladies

    Fri, 15 November 2013 12:15PM

    If I hear myself say “good, good – just really busy!” the next time someone asks me how I’m going, I think I might have to slap myself. Multiple times. Of course I’m busy. Everyone’s busy. That’s because we’re all juggling multiple roles (think mum, sous chef, household manager, employee – and last but definitely… more



  • Duchess Kate’s Beauty Therapist Reveals Her Skincare Secrets

    Wed, 6 November 2013 12:23PM

    Julie Cichocki is basically a walking encyclopedia when it comes to skincare. The UK-based skin therapist has an eye-popping celebrity client list that includes the Duchess of Cambridge, David and Victoria Beckham, Gwyneth Paltrow, Stella McCartney and Kylie Minogue just to name just a few. Duchess Kate We managed to nab a few precious minutes with the… more



  • Amazing Skincare Brands You’ve Never Heard Of

    Mon, 28 October 2013 9:00AM

    I thought it knew it all. I though I’d left no beauty stone unturned in my quest to bring you the skincare line-ups that leave the rest for dead. But, I am humbled as I sit before you Primpettes (okay, I’m sitting before my PC…but you get the gist) and tell you that there are skincare… more



  • Five of the Best: Products Beauty Editors Swear By

    Wed, 23 October 2013 3:15PM

    Throughout my 8+ years as a beauty editor I’ve come across some insanely good products. I’ve also learned what it is that you really need in your beauty bag; the products that are worth investing in and the products you can get away with paying next to nothing for. Here, the squeal-worthy products that get… more



  • How To: Buy Designer Without Selling Your Soul

    Wed, 18 September 2013 3:15PM

    With all those delicious new season clothes stomping down the runway at fashion week it’s only natural to start dreaming of your next Gucci purchase. But then you remember you’re not Beyonce and check out the Sportsgirl website instead. Oh, designer duds, how we covet thee. But while we might not have the cash to… more

    Body & Fragrance / How To


  • Erin Heatherton

    Thu, 22 August 2013 5:55PM

    Erin’s Girl-Next-Door/Sexy Librarian Look

    Makeup / Skincare


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