It started with a Great Gatsby-themed ball and ended with bright pink lipstick, but there was plenty more going on this week at POPSUGAR! Our publisher Marisa attended the other-worldly 2013 Dream Ball in Sydney on Friday night, Alison and Jess took in One Direction's new film, This Is Us, Steph tried all things health and fitness-related, and our fashion editor Jasmine helped celebrate the launch of Elle Australia before designing her own Adidas shoe. In between, we checked out Christmas-ready candles, new pieces from cult labels, art works we'd like to own and then slicked on some pink lipstick in support of a very worthy cause. There's much more — click through to check it all out, and don't forget to follow us on Instagram!
Easter has been and gone, but that doesn't mean treat time is over, too! There's a whole new crop of shiny, new, innovative, age-correcting and nice smelling products on the market this month, and we've edited it down to the 10 must-haves. From a face illuminator that has the beauty industry in a buzz, to a power serum will act like a force field on your face! Click through.
Which of these everyday essentials will take home the title of Best Body Wash in the 2012 BellaSugar Beauty Awards? Well that's up to you! Pick from: the luxurious BSQ Natural White Bergamot Shower Cream which is inspired by the Golden Age of Couture, Palmolive Naturals Strawberry Smoother Body Butter Body Wash, a fruity, gently exfoliating number, St Ives Triple Butter Creamy Vanilla Body Wash which uses jojoba, shea and cocoa butters to offer an intense hydration hit, Kora Organics by Miranda Kerr Essential Body Wash which is paraben-free and features ylang ylang, noni extract, sandalwood, rose and patchouli and Palmolive Naturals Luscious Mango Body Butter Body Wash, a delectable rich and creamy formula that feels luxurious and offers long-lasting moisture. It's time to cast your vote!
Honey is the sweetest thing. And we don't just mean to taste, it's got some great beauty uses, too. Did you know it's a natural humectant, meaning it helps to lock in moisture? Which means it's a handy ingredient to have around at this time of year. It's also known for its antiseptic properties so it can be great for breakouts. It's easy to introduce to your beauty routine as the shelves are packed with nectar-infused products. Check out our top ten picks; we promise you'll think they're the bees' knees!