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7 Shiny New Foundation Launches That Will Quite Possibly Change Your Skin

As someone who works in beauty, I think it's safe to say some of the most frequently asked questions are surrounding foundation. From how to make it …

Makeup

Benzoyl Peroxide vs. Salicylic Acid: Which One Do You Need, and When

For those like me who have had acne since the moment they hit puberty, two ingredients have become mainstays in our day to day skincare routines: …

Skin Care

This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep is a basic biological necessity that profoundly affects our day-to-day life as well as our long-term well-being. After just one bad night's …

Sleep

I Lived Like an Italian Girl for a Month: Here's How My Wellness Routine Changed

In the summer of 2007, I spent my evenings devouring the book that every other red-blooded American female was also reading: <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>. …

Italy

Models Love These Healthy Breakfast Options

Personally, I’m always fascinated by what other people eat for breakfast. Especially models. It can’t be glazed doughnuts and leftover pad Thai, …

Breakfast

Makeup Artists Say These Are the Best Foundations for Weddings

If you're in the thralls of planning a wedding (or have been helping a friend or loved one plan theirs), you're probably aware that there's a lot to …

Makeup

"It's Like the Glitter Gods Smacked Me in the Face"—Sephora Reviews Give Us Life

Online product reviews are one of the best places to go for honest, no BS thoughts on the latest and greatest beauty products. Sephora is famed for …

Makeup

What Scandinavian Women Know About Glowing Skin (That You Don't)

It goes without saying that we're 100% beauty obsessed here at Byrdie HQ. And thankfully we live in an ever-evolving, ever-inspiring world that never …

Skin Care

10 Things Girls With Perfect Skin Always Do

Message to girls with perfect skin: We simultaneously admire and loathe you (sorry). On one hand, should we really resent you for the fortune you’ve …

Skin Care

5 Honest, Personal Stories From Women Who Have Gotten Abortions

Deciding whether or not you're ready to bear a child is never easy—it's made even more difficult by decades of controversy, political rhetoric, …

Feminism

7 Borderline Genius Beauty Hacks We Learned Backstage at NYFW

If you're a creature of habit like me, it's easy to get wrapped up in the same old beauty routine. The exciting part about NYFW is watching insanely …

Beauty

We Asked Our Mums What They Think About Ageing Gracefully

If you ask any of the team at Byrdie Australia we'll admit that we have an unnatural love for all things skincare. Our office (and our bathrooms) is …

Skin Care

I Gave Up Coffee—Here's What Happened to My Skin

If you’ve ever seen a dermatologist for acne, rosacea, or any kind of inflammation, really, I bet you’ve heard this advice before: Stop drinking …

Skin Care

Everything You Need to Know About Glycolic Acid Peels

For some people, skincare is a second language. For others, beauty buzzwords are confusing and vague and they leave them feeling unsure and …

Skin Care

Exclusive: Helen Mirren on Ageing, Confidence, and Mental Health

It's no secret that people are wrought with worry when it comes to ageing. Even though it's literally just a number, there's a lot of dread (and <i>many</i> …

Skin Care

5 Easy DIY Remedies for Your Pesky Ingrown Hairs

Ingrown hairs—these two little words conjure up so much dread. The bane of our quest for smooth, stubble-free skin, ingrown hairs are an annoyance at …

Skin Care

6 of the Most Flattering Blonde Hair Colours for Cool Skin Tones

One of the most exciting things about beauty (and what we're especially passionate about here at Byrdie) is the free rein we're each allowed to …

Hairstyling

This Clay Mask Says It's Anti-Ageing, But It Actually Cleared My Congestion

My friends, flatmate, and Snapchat followers would all vouch for the fact that I am a sheet mask-addict. I won't deny this, but I <i>will say</i> that a good …

Skin Care

See Kaia Gerber Like You've Never Seen Her Before | Byrdie AU

I know what you’re thinking: How much wisdom can a 16-year-old model possibly have to share about beauty, career, and confidence? In the case of Kaia …

Kaia Gerber

7 Helpful Things You Can Do to Make Sure Sex Doesn't Hurt

<i>Welcome to The V</i><i>, our weeklong series devoted to all things sex and reproductive health. This is a safe space free from "taboos," because there's no</i> …

Women's Health

30 Crazy-Awesome Braided Hairstyles for Long Hair We Can't Get Over

If there’s one trend that always remains a staple in the beauty industry, it’s braids. We here at Brydie happen to love crazy-good, next-level, and …

Hair

I Quit Drinking for 30 Days—Here's What It Did to My Mind, Body, and Skin

It was last Memorial Day weekend, and I was on what I believe to be my fifth glass of wine. Byrdie's news editor, Victoria, and I had jetted up to …

Alcohol

Anonymous Makeup Artists Told Us the Products They Always Scrimp On

Makeup artists are an amazing resource when it comes to life-changing insider beauty tricks. From the best eyeliners to champagne-proof lipstick …

Makeup

Lara Worthington Swears by These Low-Key Skincare Steps For a Glowing Complexion

<b>While it’s no secret that Lara Worthington is an iconic figure in the Australian fashion world, we were excited to see her in a new role as creative</b> …

Skin Care

This Is Officially the #1 Drugstore Serum (Plus, 4 Others We Rate)

Serums are highly concentrated products that drive active ingredients deep down into your skin. A serum should be added to your routine post-cleanse …

Skin Care

Your Nutritionist-Approved $50, $100, or $150 Healthy Grocery List

Apart from an amazing deep tissue massage or a pedicure, nothing is as calming as my weekly trip to the grocery store. Every Saturday or Sunday …

Whole Foods

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Go Off Birth Control

<i>Welcome to</i> <b>The V</b><i>, our weeklong series devoted to all things sex and reproductive health. This is a safe space free from "taboos," because there's no</i> …

Women's Health

Found: The Best Bangs for Every Face Shape, According to Experts

Bangs are too much of a commitment to settle for anything less than face-flattering perfection. But taking a one-size-fits-all approach could be …

Hair

Stop What You're Doing Because Amazon Is Having an Epic Beauty Sale Right Now

Hopefully your bank balance hasn't bled out from the Priceline sale just yet, because retail giant Amazon just dropped some really, really good …

L'Oréal

The 7 Best Acne Spot Treatments to Zap Pimples Fast

I don't know about you guys, but when I notice a breakout pushing its way through the surface of my skin, I enter attack mode. Forget letting it run …

Skin Care