It's pampering time!
Rejoice, ladies and gents! Some COVID19 restrictions are being lifted, but that doesn't mean its all over yet. Beauty and Nail salons are free to open, with still come tight restrictions to follow. Social distancing and sanitizing are still necessary. But, finally, we can get some pampering done, and you deserve it after some long, hard months. Check out what's opening!
Pants are optional
In response to COVID-19, many workplaces across the globe have now fully transitioned to work-from-home in order to help flatten the curve. If you’re used to the daily office grind, though, this transition may have come as a wee bit of a shock, as many workers have found themselves trading in their morning commute for sleep-ins and Zoom meetings. If you’re finding yourself spending a bit too much time scrolling and not enough time meeting your daily productivity goals, here are some helpful tips for making the most of the new normal.
Self-quarantine has got us dreaming of streaming
Is it just us, or has March 2020 been the longest year of our lives? Things are uncertain and frankly a little scary right now, but experts all agree that the best thing you can do for yourself and your community is to stay home. Luckily for you though, social distancing doesn’t apply to your sofa. Here are some of the best TV shows (and one movie, we couldn’t resist) to stream if you, like us, love a good Netflix sesh.
How to Thrive Like an Introvert
Majority of the world right now is in self isolation and hiding from the crazy Toilet Paper stealers, we've created a list of a few fun things for you to do while you're stuck indoors.
CAMP HILL ANTIQUE CENTRE & TART CAFÉ
The total refit of the former 1950’s Planet Cinema in Camp Hill was an epic undertaking a few years ago but the results are stunning. The old cinema was saved from the developers axe and Brisbane has Camp Hill Antique Centre & Tart Café, a swish Antique and Vintage mecca to drool over. It's all here, sixty-five dealers of everything from antique and estate jewelry to mid-century furniture classics and collectibles with pieces sourced from Europe, The States, South East Asia and from every nook and cranny of Australia.
Embrace your facial fuzz!
Ever dragged your shaver across your face in the morning and have a little bedraggled voice in your head scream: "Don't do it!"? Well my friend, you should really start listening to that little voice more. Here at TGG, we've done the dirty work so you don't keep wondering what it's like to be bearded. You don't really need any reasons or excuses to embrace your facial hair in all its glory, but here're some anyway! (No promises there won't be bad puns.)
Nail your next mani
When it comes to the perfect mani-pedi, it pays to be high-maintenance. On those days when a quick confidence boost is just what you need, your nails are the one thing you can whip into shape (without going to the gym). We’ve rounded up the best local salons in Brisbane for when your claws need some serious TLC, whether it’s simple French tips or a full set of fleuro gels.
A Very Sparkling Affair
If you’ve navigated your way through the Tattersall’s arcade at all in the past 15 years, you would probably have (at least once) stopped to drool at the glistening, diamond-strewn display windows of this particular historically-rich shop. Deeply acquainted with and obsessed over by collectors and lovers of finer things *Drumroll please* Yep, you’ve guessed it - It’s Lannah Dunn Fine Jewellery’s Brisbane City boutique!
Get set to stun this Race Day
Time to get all gussied up, from fascinators to lashes and everything in between. This year's best Melbourne Cup fashions, accessories, and beauty treatments are in, and they're sure to be showstoppers. Get ready to look fabulous!
Lashes are a girl’s best friend
Forget diamonds, lashes really are a girl’s best friend. In case you haven’t noticed, eyelash extensions have recently gone from a special occasion staple to an everyday must-have for women (and men!) everywhere. And to be completely honest, who can blame them. Ditching a fussy eyelash-curler-and-mascara routine in favour of a fabulous look as soon as you roll out of bed sounds pretty damn good. Here are the best places in Brisbane to get a good set of lashes, whether they be natural and fluttery or drop-dead dramatic.
Because Aussie Hot Girl Summer is coming
The kids are talking about this thing called 'HOT GIRL SUMMER' these days, and I am jumping on board. If you’re the type to make up numerous excuses of why you didn’t go to the gym today, then do I have a line-up for you! Never avoid the gym again with these entertaining fitness activities across Brissy.
Hair comes the groom
Spring is upon us, don’t just spring clean, cleanse your look and wardrobe! It's time to take your style to the next level. Ready, set, groom.
A cut (and colour) above the rest.... ALL the rest!
He rides a Harley Davidson and has a classic car in mint condition in the garage; he’s a husband, a dad to an overachieving three-year old, loves rock ‘n roll and old school stories, wears Vans and sports a very cool mullet. But when his hands touch hair, he’s a magician, and no-one comes close, not in Australia anyway! Come meet the current AHFA AUSTRALIAN HAIRDRESSER OF THE YEAR and owner of Fruition, Craig Smith.
Walk, walk fashion baby
It’s that time of the year again for the fashion pack to have a little reunion! As the most talented designers unite forces and come together, we’re here to give you the rundown of what’s new and happening this year at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane.
She's toe-tally nailing it!
From doing the nails of Rita Ora to Penelope Cruz, Jeanette Thomas Nails is the celebrity nail tech you definitely need to check out. With her passion for polish, bright and bubbly personality, and her sidekick coco (her adorable Black Headed Caique) get ready to be pampered and treated like a star!