As Catherine Deneuve is famous for saying, “The brow has the ability to enhance the shape of the face.” With one of the most beautiful faces in the world, you’ve got to trust Catherine. If you have bad brows then you are in no man’s beauty land. The brow, in our opinion is everything. Getting hold of a good beauty therapist to do the basic shaping for you is the ultimate and recommended way. But to keep up on taming the stray hairs at home we have the products for you. Need to add a touch of natural sheen to your brows? Apply a sheer clear brow gel such as Bloom Brow Gel, $12.95. Patchy brows? Use powder first to fill them in. It is a much softer option than pencil. Go for Laura Mercier Brow Powder Duo, $45. If you want to clean up your brows, only pluck from the underside. Look out for Laura Mercier tweezers by Tweezerman, $40. All products are available Myer/Grace Brothers, David Jones and selected pharmacies.Go Natural
Don’t want to use a chemical-based deodorant? But worried that it could be a little on the nose? We’ve road-tested two natural deodorants for you and we can assure you they work. Go for either Miessence deodorant, jam-packed with clove, frankincense, cinnamon, vanilla and bergamot, $6.90, for stockists telephone (07) 5502 1499, or if ylang-ylang, lime, bergamot, patchouli and geranium are more up your alley, go for Genesis Tahitian Breeze, $7.95. For stockists telephone (02) 5502 1196.
In need of a little escape? Why not head to one of Australia’s leading spa destinations – The Golden Door. Here you can detox, relax and find yourself. Try one of their 5-day packages that will entail all of the following: a detoxifying body wrap, Lomu Lomu massage, salt polishes and spiritual healing sessions. Rates start at around $1990. For more information telephone 1800 816 906.
Best Kept Secret
And we bet you didn’t know that to remove smells from delicate vintage chiffon, silks or linens all you have to do is soak them in cool water with a tablespoon of vinegar per garment. It works brilliantly.