Do you have trouble seeing your own beauty when you look in the mirror? Why I created The Beauty Truth Makeover...

Do you have trouble seeing your own beauty when you look in the mirror? Why I created The Beauty Truth Makeover...

I will be honest: I may not be “the greatest makeup artist”, nor may I be “the most knowledgable expert” on organic beauty. I may not be “the best” party host, group leader or public speaker, and I don’t always consider myself an example of an “empowered woman”. I am, however, dedicated to the truth. To the millions of helpless animals sitting in their lonely miserable cages…

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Finally.... The Truth About Anti-Ageing Skincare!

Finally.... The Truth About Anti-Ageing Skincare!

Up until I began working at Bkind my skincare routine consisted of an Olay moisturiser and supermarket makeup wipes, and never once did I wonder why every brand of makeup wipes in the supermarket irritated my eyes. I just chose the least irritating brand of wipes I could find and soldiered on like a trooper (or fool?) and never did I look at alternative solutions. I just figured there must be something wrong with my skin, for it seemed to me that sensitive skin was quite common. I assumed I was "just one of the unlucky ones".

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Beauty And The Beast: 7 Tips For Releasing The Beauty Beast

Beauty And The Beast:  7 Tips For Releasing The Beauty Beast

Beauty beasts live inside of our heads: deeply embedded within our subconscious, they remind us throughout the day that we aren't good, pretty, slim or young enough. And as a result, many of our daily activities and behaviours are spent feeding and silencing these beasts: we go shopping when we truly don't need anything, eat when we aren't hungry and don't eat when we are. We buy a $200 anti-ageing serum on impulse even though we have no idea what ingredients it contains. We drink an entire bottle of red wine to ourselves …

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Are You a Truth Seeker? You Will Be Once You Have Read This...

Are You a Truth Seeker? You Will Be Once You Have Read This...

Once upon a time I used to walk through department store cosmetics floors and feel so tiny as I passed the shiny, impressive cosmetics stands with perfectly polished beauty sales consultants who radiated sophistication, class.. and ego. These powerful women seemed to know something I didn’t. They had access to information that was completely alien to me. With their perfect makeup, flawless skin and serious attitude, these women were intimidating.

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Get Wildly Creative: 3 Tips For Expressing Yourself Like a Boss

Get Wildly Creative: 3 Tips For Expressing Yourself Like a Boss

It is only natural to want to experiment, explore and play with the way we look.

One of the ironies of today is that although we have more choices than ever before, most of us tend to look the same. Of all the options and possibilities that exist for how we could look and express ourselves, we stay put in our safe little boxes, secretly yearning to differentiate ourselves with more creative, fearless and authentic self expression, but not daring to step outside the line for fear of being judged.

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