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REDKEN 5TH AVE NYC has announced Brazilian model and anti-bullying campaigner Lea T as their newest brand muse. With her undeniable spirit, striking looks and stunning Brazilian hair, Lea T joins an elite collective of REDKEN muses and fashion influencers, including musician and model Sky Ferreira, international fashion blogger Chiara Ferragni, renowned hair stylist and industry icon Guido Palau, and celebrity hair colourist Tracey Cunningham.

“Lea T is a true pioneer for beauty,” says Shane Wolf, Global General Manager of REDKEN 5TH AVENUE NYC. “She reflects REDKEN’S vision of global beauty, and has a unique sense of self and a beauty that is undeniably her own.”

“We’re all people with our own personality, our own beauty, our own life….I love working with REDKEN because they appreciate all kinds of beauty. They believe in the individuality of the person, and I think that’s really important.” says Lea T.

One of the fashion world’s most in-demand and inspiring models, Lea T was first discovered by Givenchy designer Riccardo Tisci and became the face of the iconic house in 2010.  She’s been featured on the pages ofVogue Paris, Vanity Fair, Vogue Brazil, Numero, W, Hercules, Interview, Cover and Love magazines. She’s also appeared on the cover of Elle Brasil, as well as the Spring/Summer 2011 edition of Love alongside industry veteran Kate Moss. Lea T will make her REDKEN 5TH AVENUE NYC debut in January 2015, appearing in print  and social campaigns for Chromatics hair colour lensed by renowned fashion photographer Matt Irwin.

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Laura Mercier/David Jones Beauty Extravaganza


Between 17-22 November at David Jones, Elizabeth Street Sydney, Laura Mercier is offering complexion consultations for beauty aficionados wanting to experience Laura Mercier. When you book a Laura Mercier complexion consultation, you will receive a free sample pot of the NEW Smooth Finish Flawless Fluide Foundation in your customised shade.

Head to the counter to experience the Laura Mercier Chameleon Colour Collection – with any three products you buy you’ll receive a FREE Full Size Primer Protect SPF.

To reserve a spot, call David Jones on (02) 9266 5544 

spaQ Gold Coast wins Best Hotel Spa


paQ Gold Coast has been bestowed the acclaimed Australasian Spa Association – Awards of Excellence accolade for 2014, winning ‘Best Hotel Spa’ at the annual conference held in Melbourne this month. The ASPA Awards are recognised as one of the most prestigious spa awards, honouring achievement and commitment to delivering the highest level of service.  In addition to the win, spaQ Sydney was awarded runner up in the Best Day Spa -Urban category as was spaQ Port Douglas, for Best Destination Spa – Resort category.

Located in QT Gold Coast, spaQ brings charm to the local spa terrain where sophistication and relaxation are infused to create a new designer spa concept that is geared to deliver the highest level of spa experiences. Guests are transported to a place of calm and relaxation, with a desirable menu and quirky design aesthetics that mirror the vivacious surfer-chic personality of the Gold Coast. Rather than insisting on pre-selection of treatments, spaQ encourages its unique philosophy called ‘freshly picked’ which allows guests to specially craft and design their treatments on the day of consultation, adding to the designer experience.

SpaQ was previously awarded Winner- Best Spa Therapist at the 2013 ASPA Awards of Excellence, spaQ Sydney was winner- Health Club & Spa Facilities of the Year 2014 at the Tourism Accommodation Australia Awards for Excellence, as well as being featured on the Conde Nast Traveller ‘Hot Spas Lists’ in the U.S. and Russia. So if you’re in the looking for the best spa treatment on this side of Australia, make sure you give spaQ a visit at QT Gold Coast and QT Sydney.

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