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5 of the best: 2-in-1 cheek and lip tints

Ever noticed how glowing and gorgeous a pregnant lady always seems to look, her skin subtly flushed with healthy radiance? It's a beautiful sight, and one that's decidedly flattering on the mama-to-be. But, if you're not exactly with child, there's another way to achieve that pretty, feminine glow. It's called lip-and-cheek tints, ladies, and they're […]

Shop your shape: 3 of the best tops to disguise flabby arms subtly

Shop your shape: 3 of the best tops to disguise flabby arms Sometimes I feel like Michelle Obama is giving me unrealistic expectations about the state of my arms. I know she probably works out like a maniac to keep them looking so toned and terrific (and I'm still on a mission to be able […]

Here comes the sun: 14 all-time best bronzers for serious glow-getters

When it comes to sporting a year-long glow, it pays to be armed with the right bronzing compact and unfortunately that old, crumbly palette you've had for years just won't cut it anymore. Indeed, swishing on a bit of fake bake across your mug is the best way to impart sunkissed radiance, contour your features […]

What we wear: Double denim

Feeling low-key this week with some classic denim washes mashed up and made into what is commonly referred to as a Canadian tuxedo. These jeans by RES are an awesome tone; I love adding a scarf to this look to break it up. My favourite denim shirt is by Topshop and trust me when I […]

Exercise test dummy: Fly Gym at Pole Divas Richmond

With so many different exercise options out there these days, hating the gym is no longer a good enough reason to not get moving. So to inspire you to try new things, our chronically unfit lifestyle editor is lacing up her runners and trying out every type of exercise we can find in Melbourne — […]

DDG DIY: Tie Dyed Tote tutorial from Minted Strawberry

DDG DIY: Tie Dyed Tote tutorial from Minted Strawberry Whenever the Summer rolls around there are certain trends that persevere year after year; they might not be exactly the same but they definitely pop back up in one way or another. Nautical and boho styles are always huge in Summer, mostly because they are easy […]

White workwear blouses: Check out this wardrobe staple revamped 3 ways

With the white blouse being the iconic office piece, after a while it can get a little stale. If your work-drobe needs a refresh and you're feeling like dressing for work has become a chore, check out the three looks below for an instant pick-me-up! Tonal x layering: Printed pants in mono-tonal hues team to create a […]

Best beauty dupes: 5 Splurge vs save foundations

Best beauty dupes: Foundation As much as we all love indulging in lavish, expensive makeup, sometimes we just can't justify shelling out major $$$ over a bottle of our favourite goop. Yes, exxy beauty products do make some sort of a difference, but there's loads of high-performance, low-cost beautifiers that work just as well. That's […]

Pretty in your pocket: 7 of the best beauty apps to keep you looking gorgeous

Pretty in your pocket: 7 of the best beauty apps to keep you looking gorgeous Even though I work in an office where we have a magical beauty genie (Kristina) sitting in the corner spouting out makeup wisdom and showering us with products, my beauty routine is fairly shoddy. When it comes to planning my […]

The alchemist: 13 apothecary-inspired beauty products for laboratory nerds

I'm what some may call a beauty packaging aficionado, meaning there's a slew of products on display in my bedroom and bathroom that I've purchased purely for the pretty exterior and have never actually used before. A bit weird, I know, but I just can't bring myself to crack open the seal. Lately, I've taken a […]

Eat this: French Toast Sandwiches with Peaches & Mozzarella from Sweet Sugar Bean

Eat this: French Toast Sandwiches with Peaches & Mozzarella from Sweet Sugar Bean Growing up I was always a bit of a French toast purist. I mean that I've always considered it to be a savoury meal that can stand alone and doesn't need all the trimmings that usually accompany it in most cafes. I […]

Real Girl Fashion: 5 minutes with Gingerlilly designer Vanessa Sofia

Here at DDG we get more excited over a sassy business woman than a new Marvelous Creations flavour, so when founder and designer of Gingerlilly sleepwear Vanessa Sofia wanted to stop and chat about her rise as a successful sleepwear designer — we squealed with glee! Hear Vanessa's words of wisdom and get to know the […]

A-list tresses: 8 famous hair products the celebrities swear by

Craving that perfectly polished, lush, done-to-the-nines kind of hair seen on celebs? Time to quit admiring from afar — now anyone can achieve superstar hair thanks to this crop of A-lister hair prods the celebrities can't live without. From cleansing shampoos that revive dead locks in a snap to leave-in treatments that smell completely delicious, it's […]

Bye bye birdie: 12 great bird cage accessories for your feathered friends

Bye bye birdie: 12 great bird cage accessories for your feathered friends I'm not going to lie: I hate birds with a passion. They're mini dinosaurs with beady little eyes and they just freak me out. Plus, the flapping and swooping doesn't help their case either in my opinion. With that said, I know many […]

Australian fashion guide: Our five favourite picks from Country Road

Country Road has a knack for taking a flattering piece and adding its own personal spin. Whether it's a fringed pencil skirt or a relaxed jumpsuit, this label has just what you need coming into the new season! If there is one thing we have learnt from NYFW it's that if it ain't fringed... […]

Keep your hands off the white stuff: 13 dairy-free dessert recipes

Keep your hands off the white stuff: 13 dairy-free dessert recipes Dairy and I have quite the difficult relationship. While I am definitely not lactose intolerant I do tend to have a touch of lactose sensitivity that pops up from time to time. I'll spare you the gory details, but let's just agree that avoiding […]

Shoulder to shoulder: 15 off the shoulder styles fresh from fashion week

Ok, get your pens and pads ready, people, here's the first trend that's about as obvious to spot as Anna Wintour in a crowd. Yep, baring the shoulders is the flavour of NYFW and here's three big reasons why: 1) Manrepeller rocked it twice: here & here — (do you need another reason?). But in all seriousness […]

Launching soon: MAC x Rocky Horror Picture Show Fall 2014 Collection

When we caught wind of the fact that MAC would soon be releasing a 21-piece assemblage completely dedicated to The Rocky Horror Picture Show, we couldn't help but dust off our dancing shoes in excitement. Inspired by the theatrical makeup of the cast, namely Dr. Frank-N-Furter, the range will be dominated by intense cosmetic shades, bursts of glitter, fake lashes suited […]

The Block weekly breakdown: Simon & Shannon’s wood loving ensuite

The Block weekly breakdown: Simon & Shannon's wood loving ensuite When it comes to bathrooms it can be real easy to fall into the same old traps when you're fitting it out. White bathtubs are fine but they really don't have that wow factor and before now I never knew exactly what wow factor I […]

New & Noteworthy: 18 pretty rad new beauty products

Buying a new pair of shoes is always an interesting experience; you're weary at first, unsure if the kicks will match all the outfits you have planned in your mind but suddenly there it is — absolute outfit synergy! Much can be said when you discover the perfect lipstick or find a skincare prod that clears […]

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