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Surfing in the Sixties

surfing in the sixties

With the warm weather on it’s way and beach season just around the corner, we can’t think of a better book to dive into than Surfing in the Sixties. The Australian surfing boom in the 60s bred innovation in photography, art, music, cars and other pop culture landmarks. Through the images of some of Australia’s great surfing

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Youtube beauty vlogger at 68

Tricia Cudsen applying makeup

When the term “beauty vlogger” is thrown about, it conjures images of young preppy videos with teens road testing the latest strawberry lipgloss. With a huge growth in women aged 55-75 now online daily, there is a new market for beauty tips that are more about caring for dehydrated skin rather than glitter make-up. Frustrated by the

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Video: how to prepare your skin for applying makeup

In this video Tricia Cusden talks through her skin routine for applying makeup from cleansing to night creams and primers, which she finds helps to keep her acne rosacea under control. Find out more information about Tricia and her popular youtube beauty vlogs here

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Five reasons to invest in a leather jacket

It’s an item that never dates and is a must-have in the cooler seasons – the humble leather jacket. Our style columnist Connie Matthews shares five reasons to invest in a leather jacket.  It’s fair to say that as a personal stylist I help, and love to help, women find a style that lifts their confidence

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Remakes and reboots

“Everything old is new again has long been a mantra in movie land and this year has been no exception. We’ve already seen Ghostbusters given the girl power treatment and Jason Bourne has hit the big screens again after a long hiatus, so keep the nostalgia owing with our picks of the remakes and reboots

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Bellarine Day Spa Retreat

At Bellarine Day Spa Retreat we pride ourselves on achieving excellent results, using products from the earth and sea. With our friendly quali ed staff, our goal is to design treatments to bring you back into balance. Relax in our comfortable surrounds whilst enjoying treatments which leave you energised, refreshed and invigorated. Indulge in a

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Five ways to treat dry skin

Cool winds, low humidity and central heating, can cause skin to lose moisture and leave it more prone to itchy and sometimes painful conditions such as severe dry skin and eczema. Dr. Michael Freeman, Principal Dermatologist at the Gold Coast’s Skin Centre, shares his top tips on how to keep skin naturally supple and healthy

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Red is best

If there’s one thing that sets red wine apart from white, it is tannins. Derived from grape skins and seeds, tannins are what give red wine structure, while also acting as a natural anti-oxidant, writes Andrew Graham. In the best wines of the world, tannins are highly valued. Yet for many Australian wines tannins are

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Older Aussie Women Increasingly Stylish, Optimistic

In recent years women around the world, including Australia, have been inspired by the ‘advanced style’ movement. What exactly does this mean, though? Well, the concept of advanced style is defined pretty clearly on the American blog of the same name. Just check out some of the images:   Now, there’s research to confirm women over

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Second Weddings: What’s Appropriate?

As sad as it is realistic, divorce is common. Many individuals, however, find themselves in relationships and considering marriage for the second time. For those that go through with a second marriage in their 50s, 60s or 70s, it can be just as exciting as the first time, but there are different things to consider

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