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Behind Salon Blend at King Street

Meet Kellie Power

Behind Salon Blend at King Street

The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people, and this lovely local lady is blending luxury and style into Brisbane like no other at Salon Blend!

She's passionate, she's creative, and she's the brilliant Beauty Therapist you've been looking for forever. Hello world, it's time to meet the wonderful Kellie Power!

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

All you need is LOVE (& presents)

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Wondering what to get that special someone this Valentine’s Day? Here’s gift ideas and unique experiences to show someone you care this V Day. Make your heart (& theirs) beat faster or miss a beat. Be inspired! #JustHaveFun #MakeEverydayValentinesDay

Valentine’s Day ‘Date’ Guide

Love is in the air

Valentine’s Day ‘Date’ Guide

Roses are red, violets are blue, this Valentine’s Day is just for you (and bae) *wink wink

Single and ready to mingle? Or coupled up and feeling the love? Whatever box you tick, we give you a Valentines Guide Nicholas Sparks would be proud of. Whether you want to indulge your sweetheart on February 14, KISS (keep it simple) or go solo and let Cupid work his magic … Here at The Good Guide we want to you to have a fabulous V Day whatever your style. Here is the best of the best, which will be sure to impress!

*Valentine’s Day boycotters you haven’t been forgotten. We’ve got a little somethin' somethin' in here for you as well!

Word on the Street #85

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Word on the Street #85

Whether you have an appreciation for amazing art, raw talent, fine foods, modern beauty or good-looking cocktails, we've got something for you in this weeks Word On The Street. Every now and then we need to slow it down, breathe, take in our surroundings and live in the moment - that moment may include being completely captivated by unique paintings or it may involve an intimate dinner with your closest pals - whatever it is, don't forget to tune in to those good feelings. Here are a few places you can go to ignite your senses this week..

Word On The Street #84

What a time to be alive

Word On The Street #84

Uptown, downtown, turn the beat around town, there's no stopping to the sound of the Brisbane City beat. This week we're hip hopping and beat bopping to the arrival of new live music venues, picture perfect bars, pop-ups and of course, the return of our favourite folky festival. Silly season is well under way with lively events popping up here, there and everywhere from now until the new year.

Behind Brooklyn Beauty Bar

Meet Brooke Jesberg

Behind Brooklyn Beauty Bar

The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We meet the beauty and brains behind Brooklyn Beauty Bar, (BBB) the one and only Brooke Jesberg. Driven, dedicated to exceptional customer service and a smooth operator (BBB serve gin, cocktails and champagne). You'll fall in love with this local business and if you are not a regular already, become one. You can thank us later. BBB is your new BFF (with lots of benefits!).

5 Amazing Retreats close to Brisbane

Discover These Fallen Slices of Heaven

5 Amazing Retreats close to Brisbane

Winter is here and luckily us SEQ'ers live in paradise all year round. Life/ work can get a bit dreary staying in the urban jungle. You poor darlings. Here are five fallen slices of heaven within 90 minutes of the city, complete with gourmet fare, heaters, hot tubs, views and an utter absence of suburbia.

The Ultimate Recharge

3 Top Retreats to Refill, Restore and Recharge

The Ultimate Recharge

As we continually get busier in our everyday lives, it's easy to forget to recharge our batteries from the inside out. I have the pleasure of sharing with you, three of my favourite places in Brisbane (and beyond) where I go to get my batteries refilled. Check them out for yourself and you will be kicking goals in all aspects of your life again.

Mother's Day Guide

It's all about you Mum

Mother's Day Guide

Our Mums really are the greatest. They've been there to endure every grazed knee, broken heart and job loss with us, we've put them through so much over the years and yet, they continue to love us unconditionally. Through the good times and bad, Mums have stood by our side, ready to laugh and cry with us. Showering the ol' gal with love should be something we do on the reg, but sometimes life gets in the way and we forget to show her our appreciation. Mothers Day only comes around once a year, so when it does we have to make it count. Here are a few ways to make our number #1 fan feel special this year.

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Love is in the air, hair and everywhere | Brisbane Edition

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Wondering what to get that special someone? Could that special someone be you? Single, taken or just ready to mingle? Here’s gift ideas, unique experiences, free and creative ways to show someone you care and healthy options. Make your heart beat faster or miss a beat. It’s a choose your own adventure style Valentine’s day…. be inspired! #JustHaveFun #MakeEverydayValentinesDay #LoveIs

Make Your Own Moisturizer

How to Make Your Own Non-Greasy Hand & Body Moisturizer

Make Your Own Moisturizer

If you're looking to replicate the luxury and quality of the sorts of hand and body wash and moisturizers you’d find in quality boutiques, then whip up this tried, tested and totally amazing non-greasy moisturizer for your hands and body.

Summer Hair Fashion 2016

9 Top Trends by Studio Ash Hair

Summer Hair Fashion 2016

Wondering what to do with your luscious locks this Summer? Time for a change? Want to know this seasons hottest trends? Well, we get the low down from one of Brisbane’s best and most respected stalons, the one and only Phillip Lagoinha and Tracey Dunne from Studio Ash Hair.

Behind Studio Ash Hair

Meet Phillip Lagoinha

Behind Studio Ash Hair

The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We get behind Teneriffe’s iconic salon Studio Ash Hair, and meet the stylish and very fabulous Phillip Lagoinha to see what drives him, his favourite Brisbane places and what his life philosophy is.

Word on the Street #36

Fashion, Fun, Bars & Sun

Word on the Street #36

This week there is lots to look forward to in Brisbane with the opening of a new rooftop bar, the continuation of the Italian Film Festival, a new bar in Petrie Terrace, a fav beauty bar spreads wings and much more. So get behind our city and support the local events and business because remember, local is lovely!