Beauty, Fashion

Meeting Mr NARS

François NARS is a makeup God. A makeup artist and a photographer. A creative genius.   He started his company in 1994 with a set of only 12 lipsticks and shooting his own advertising campaign. In 2000 he sold it to Shiseido and bought an island. But thankfully it didn't end there. He still remains… Continue reading Meeting Mr NARS


“Miracle” self tanner

After receiving a sample of the St Tropez in shower self tanner I was intrigued. The instructions said to apply it onto wet skin (in the shower), wait for 3min, rinse it off with warm water and pat dry. The colour would develop over the next few hours.      I did exactly that for… Continue reading “Miracle” self tanner


Melbourne Spring Racing fashion 

We're well and truly into the Spring Racing Carnival and if you follow my Instagram account (@style_headquarters) you'd have seen my fashion predictions and best of's posted there.  A quick look at the main days and dress code: Derby Day - elegance in black and white    Cup Day - fun and colourful    Oaks… Continue reading Melbourne Spring Racing fashion 


Lacura Makeup Setting Spray 

There are so many great budget makeup brands, Lacura being one of them. It's available through ALDI.  My latest find is their Makeup Setting Spray.     Setting sprays are a bit of an unknown to me. I mean, how can you actually tell if they're working. And how effective they are. Yes, your make up… Continue reading Lacura Makeup Setting Spray