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Sundae and The Mayflower team up for limited-edition dessert

Sydney's newest and most extravagant experiential dining venue, The Mayflower St Leonards, has teamed up with Australian body care brand, Sundae, to create a limited-edition matcha dessert.

Inspired by the launch of Sundae's new product, The Mayflower's head chef Guillaume Pondruel has designed a mouthwatering matcha custard tart, served alongside a delicious red bean ice cream sandwich. For the next month, all customers who order the decadent dessert will be gifted a full-size Green Tea Body Exfoliant from Sundae (valued at $20).

Focused on providing an immersive dining experience, the bespoke venue houses Australia’s first-ever permanent digital art piece by Refik Anadol and showcases a large-scale floral installation featuring thousands of butterflies by Don De L'Amour.

The Mayflower's limited-edition matcha dessert will be available for $22 from Thursday, June 16 to Thursday, June 30.

Daily Naturals undergoes complete re-brand

Daily Naturals, the iconic Australian hair care brand, has stepped into clean beauty with a bold new look and range of products.

The younger sister to the beloved South Australian brand, Davroe, Daily Naturals was created in direct response to repeated requests from pharmacies and consumers, desperate to access Davroe’s products outside of salons, and has ensured that reliable, salon professional hair care remains attainable to all consumers.

The rebranded line remains true to Daily Naturals’ ethos of vegan, cruelty-free, sulphate-free and paraben-free hair care.

Now, Daily Naturals takes the natural step into the clean beauty space, carefully formulating with a selection of curated ingredients, and without ingredients consumers may be looking to avoid, such as silicones, mineral oil, phthalates and more. The 17 products are delivered in luxe, recyclable packaging, embodying a range that looks as good as it feels.

Still infused with Australian native extracts, and still promising high performance products, the re-launch ensures Australian hair care lovers can access the luscious, salon-quality products they known and love - with added benefits.

Hive HQ now also looks after Daily Naturals. For more information, reach out to hello@publicityhive.com.

Melrose Health partners for important initiative

Melrose Health has partnered with not-for-profit Food Ladder with the aim to help address global malnourishment by giving people the tools to stop hunger and provide good quality, fresh nutrition. 

Melrose and Food Ladder have teamed up to support remote Australian communities to gain long term access to fresh food. Every sale of Melrose products will contribute to their annual donation to Food Ladder and help to reduce the malnourishment in remote areas of Australia and beyond. 

In addition to helping via funding, Melrose is working towards a deeper partnership linking its joint passion for nutrition with its aim to use bush superfoods such as lemongrass – that are grown in Food Ladder social enterprises in the brand's products. 

You can find the Melrose Health range here, and further information on Food Ladder here.

AMR Hair & Beauty expands

AMR is Australia’s fastest growing hair and beauty supply enterprise.

Established in 2004, AMR specialise in offering the hair and beauty industry a wide range of high quality cost-effective salon essentials, products, equipment, furniture and accessories.

With a wide range across beauty and hair, the site stocks the likes of Kérastase, Alya Skin, Bondi Sands, Davroe, Kevin Murphy, Ardell, ELEVEN Australia, Olaplex and many more. 

The brand aims to source, import and supply the finest quality products from across the globe and deliver them directly to salons and customers Australia-wide. The key benefits for AMR customers are product ranges that are exclusive to the company.

You can learn more and visit the site, here.

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Revision Skincare celebrates one year anniversary of Revox Line Relaxer

Revision Skincare is celebrating one year of its iconic Revox Line Relaxer, which has become a mainstay in many a dermatologist, nurse and skin therapist clinics across the globe. 

Officially launched at the Australian ROAR Aesthetic Medicine conference in June of 2021, Revox Line Relaxer, the “perfect pair” to neuromodulator treatments, has meant even greater outcomes on this common procedure as well as outstanding stand-alone results that have consumers finding they are using it all over their face, not even just on targeted areas. 

A truly unique wrinkle fighting serum, Revox Line Relaxer has been clinically proven to smooth fine lines and improve skin texture, both with and without tox treatment. 

The power of eight peptides, hyaluronic acid and arnica in this patented formula has been shown to improve the appearance of expression lines by up to 97 per cent.*

You can find the full Revision Skincare Australia range and download product images, here.

*12 week clinical study. Data on file. Results may vary. 

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GLASSHOUSE FRAGRANCES celebrates 15 years

GLASSHOUSE FRAGRANCES is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, and in honour of this momentous occasion, the brand has released a special limited-edition candle.

The addition, A Tahaa Affair Devotion candle, has been developed with none-other than the brand's iconic Tahaa scent – a cult classic with GLASSHOUSE fans all around the world. Product details can be found here.

To celebrate the milestone, we spoke with founder, Nicole Eckels about what this means to the brand, and the iconic scent that started it all.

What does this milestone mean to the brand? 

This has been a big year for the brand and for me personally, experiencing an idea I had 15 years ago and watching it grow into a now international business. This milestone is a testament to our community and our Glasshouse Fragrances family. It’s a privilege to have been welcomed into the homes of so many Australians over the last 15 years. It’s also a responsibility because I want to make sure that we continue to use creativity and talent to bring joy to our customers.

Tahaa has become an iconic fragrance for the brand - has its popularity surprised you in any way? 

If you had told me all those years ago when I was developing this fragrance that we’d sell one Tahaa product every 1 minute in Australia, I wouldn’t have believed you! But from the moment we created this fragrance people had a connection to it, people were drawn to the nostalgia it embodied. Once you hit that emotional connection and people witness the transformative power fragrance can have, it’s magic.

There are very passionate Tahaa fans out there - do you have any stories that come to mind that customers have shared? 

I felt a huge sense of responsibility launching A Tahaa Affair Devotion, because it is so beloved by Australians. Not long after it launched I received a beautiful message from a young man explaining how GLASSHOUSE FRAGRANCES has been a huge influence in making him feel more comfortable in his journey coming out. He explained he was sceptical about trying the new interpretation of A Tahaa Affair, but all doubt disappeared once he smelt it. He explained it's all about reminding yourself to find the beauty in simple pleasures. I loved that.  

Tahaa moved into the personal fragrance range last year as an eau de parfum – are there any other plans for the scent in the future?

We know our fans are addicted to Tahaa so we have some exciting new formats coming up later this year… stay tuned!

You can view the GLASSHOUSE FRAGRANCES range and download hi-res images, here.

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BIOSSANCE celebrates World Oceans Day

BIOSSANCE, leaders in sustainability, is hosting a beach clean-up at Bondi Beach to celebrate World Oceans Day, Wednesday 8 June, 2022.

BIOSSANCE believe in creating skincare that is both effective and clean, while minimising their impact on the planet. 

Date: World Oceans Day, Wednesday 8th June

Time: 7:30am – 9:30am

Location: Bondi Beach, Ramp 1

For more details, please contact Jamie at MAXMEDIALAB: jghitgas@maxmedialab.com.au

Mecca Cosmetica expands Mecca Athletica collection

We know the benefits of using active ingredients on our faces – and Mecca Athletica take that mindset to our entire body with two new additions to its active body care collection: Mecca Athletica Enzymatic Body & Scalp Scrub and Mecca Athletica Replenishing Body Serum.

The first addition is the Enzymatic Body & Scalp Scrub – rich in naturally derived AHAs to target dry skin on the body, and fight product build up and dandruff on the scalp.

The second addition – the Replenishing Body Serum is supercharged by three powerful B vitamins – 10% niacinamide, cyanocobalamin and panthenol – to improve the appearance of skin texture and tone.

“As advanced as the products you’d use on your face, the entire Mecca Athletica body care range is designed to leave skin looking (and feeling) firm, nourished and glowing all over. The multipurpose Enzymatic Body & Scalp Scrub and Replenishing Body Serum are brimming with hero active ingredients, including AHAs, niacinamide and powerful enzymes. Think total body love; total body care,” said MECCA skincare manager, Lucy Shaw.

The new products complement the existing Mecca Athletica collection which includes the Ultra-Firming Body Lotion, Skin Perfecting Body Wash and Aluminium-Free Deodorant. Supercharged with active, skin-loving ingredients, these body-focused formulas deliver on performance – and all-over glow.

Mecca Athletica Enzymatic Body & Scalp Scrub retails for $52 AUD and $57 NZD, and the Mecca Athletica Replenishing Body Serum retails for $54 AUD and $60 NZD. Both are available now exclusively in MECCA stores and online at mecca.com.au and meccabeauty.co.nz.

innisfree partners with PLEATSMAMA for World Environment Day

To celebrate World Environment Day on June 5, innisfree and PLEATSMAMA have created a limited-edition (GWP) PLEATSMAMA x innisfree Upcycled Knit Bag made from collected PET plastics from Jeju island, including some of innisfree’s recycled containers.

innisfree has a long-standing connection with nature and a long-term commitment towards sustainability, with the belief that small acts can have a positive impact on the environment. 

South Korean fashion-apparel brand PLEATSMAMA™ champions sustainable lifestyle through its use of eco-friendly materials and environmentally-conscious manufacturing processes. With its core value to help protect nature through pursuing and utilising recycling, a perfect alignment with innisfree was recognised and a collaboration for World Earth Day in Korea and World Environment Day in Australia was born, creating a unique colour-way rendition of its popular Nano Bag.

PLEATSMAMA™ products are made from post-consumer plastic bottle waste, which is collected and turned into a recycled polyester yarn, emulating the soft shell and fabric of a knit tote bag. No fabric material is wasted during production, through the unique knit and sewing techniques, paying great attention to detail and ensuring the longevity and durability of designs.

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ECOYA partners with Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation

ECOYA is proud to be partnering with Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation (SCHF) to raise vital funds to help all sick kids, no matter where, no matter what.

In support of Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation Sydney Sick Kids Appeal (May 23 – June 30 2022), ECOYA has designed a Special Edition candle and fragrance, created exclusively and lovingly for SCHF, with all proceeds from sales going directly to the front line of children’s healthcare.

The ECOYA team collaborated with SCHF’S Art Program and young oncology patient, Chelsea, on this Special Edition Peach & Patchouli fragranced candle. At just seven years old, Chelsea was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. From her bed at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, Chelsea painted a water-coloured garden featuring flowers and butterflies which the ECOYA design team then incorporated onto the packaging.

The Sydney Sick Kids Appeal shines a light on kid’s health and raises vital funds for sick kids and families (like Chelsea), receiving treatment or care by the network of children’s hospitals and paediatric health services across New South Wales as well as making a positive difference in the lives of sick and injured children.

The ECOYA x SCHF Peach & Patchouli Special Edition candle is available exclusively at ecoya.com.au, schf.org.au and selected David Jones stores.

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