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Georgie Quigley farewells Moskos Communications

Moskos Communications senior cccount manager, Georgie Quigley, is saying goodbye, finishing up Friday March 27.

Quigley had resigned at the start of March, anticipating to run the Paris Marathon early April and then go traveling.

"Regardless, I felt like it was time for me to shake things up, learn something new and grow again so I have a swish new email that I’ll be hitting your inbox from shortly as I begin a new little freelancing adventure!"

You can reach her at:

For anything Moskos related, the best person to contact is Tiarna Element:

Dateline Imports PR update

Dateline Imports would like media to know it is still open and operating as usual.

The team has an extensive library of hi-res images of all its products readily available so can easily and quickly accommodate any tight deadlines. Plus they have a part-time photographer on staff to accommodate any specific requests.  

For new product releases, the team will be sending out email notices as per usual, however will not be automatically sending out samples, approaching this from a case-by-case basis each launch.

If you would like samples delivered to your home address for a particular launch, please reach out to Catherine:

L’Oréal’s Lubomira Rochet named Global Marketer of the Year

L’Oréal’s chief digital officer, Lubomira Rochet has been named World Federation of Advertisers Global Marketer of the Year 2019.

“This is a wonderful recognition of the work achieved by our teams over the past six years, who have worked to transform L’Oréal into a digital-first company,” said Rochet. 

“As L’Oréal’s digital journey continues at high speed, today’s endorsement further encourages us to enable our organisation and partners through upskilling, data and technologies, aiming at creating the best online and offline consumer experience, growing the business and building L’Oréal as a beauty tech company.”

Rochet was selected by a jury of experts for the award. WFA Global Marketer of the Year 2019 competition was run with The Drum. 

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Soda Communications announces update

Soda Communications has announced it will no longer be looking after the PR for Pierre Fabre brands, Avène and Klorane.

"We’ve had an amazing relationship that has spanned more than four years and we wish them the very best of luck moving forward!" said Soda Communications managing director, Dani Lombard.

Soda Communications is still looking after iS Clinical skincare and Hydrafacial.

For more information, contact Dani: or Venus:

Afterpay brings back Sale Day

Australia’s leading buy now, pay later provider has announced its highly successful Afterpay Sale Day is returning to Australia this week.

Kicking off at 8am AEST on Thursday, March 19 and running for two days, the Afterpay Day Sales are a two-day flash sale where shoppers can take advantage of in-store and online deals from thousands of retailers from across the country.

With up to 70% off some of Australia’s most loved brands, customers will be able to shop thousands of discounts from a huge selection of retailers.

360 PR announces influencer network

360 PR is excited to announce the launch of its new 360 Expert Influencer Crew - a select group of influential Australians who are experts in their field of work. 

With a focus on building the profiles of its clients, 360 PR will manage all media opportunities and new partnerships, while allowing the influencers to maintain existing relationships and agreements.

To kick-off, the founding Expert Influencer is Melanie Burnicle, the award-winning creator of The MAGAP (Makeup Artist Guild Asia Pacific), the 2 Twenty 2 Group and soon to be published, author. 

Starting as a makeup artist and hairstylist over 22 years ago, Burnicle brings her beauty and business expertise together as one. She is a regular on panels, a motivational speaker, host for beauty events and is a contributing writer for numerous publications and online platforms.

If you’re interested in any speaking opportunities, collaborations or expert tips, please contact Lisa Solomons for further information:

MAXINSTITUTE launches exclusive VIP charity masterclass

On Saturday March 7, MAXINSTITUTE introduced MAXINSTITUTE EXCLUSIVE, an extremely intimate VIP beauty masterclass. All proceeds of the sold-out ticketed event went towards the Foundation For National Parks and Wildlife, to assist with replanting native vegetation that has been destroyed by Australia’s recent catastrophic bushfires.

The prestigious masterclass was hosted by renowned Australian hair and makeup director and Instagram superstar, Emma Chen. Chen shared her industry secrets, including her must-have beauty products and how to create her signature golden glow and boho waves.

Chen was also accompanied on stage by TV/media personality and event host, the glamorous Nikki Phillips.

Jade Kisnorbo to host beauty bar at Formula 1 Grand Prix 2020

Celebrity hair and makeup artist, Jade Kisnorbo, is hosting a beauty bar at the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix 2020.

Sponsored by Stila Cosmetics and Mermade Hair, Jade and her team will be offering general admission guests free hair and makeup touch ups in the M-Lane area.

The beauty bar will be open:

Thursday March 12 and Friday March 13 from 11:30am to 3:30pm.
Saturday March 14 and Sunday March 15 from 11:00am to 5:00pm.

For interview opportunities with Jade for Grand Prix beauty looks, please email: or phone 0418 344 825.

Ali Whittle departs Pacific Magazines

Ali Whittle (née Cromarty) has left Who magazine after a ten-month tenure as deputy editor for the publication.

She is currently freelancing, is the co-host of weekly pop culture podcast Real Talk with Holly and Ali and also runs a beauty and lifestyle Instagram account @aliwhittle_.

Whittle is taking on writing opportunities across entertainment, beauty, fashion and lifestyle and can be contacted at:

Gritty Pretty welcomes new editorial team member

Rose Garnett has joined Gritty Pretty as the new editorial assistant and PA to editor-in-chief, Eleanor Pendleton.

Garnett will be covering beauty news and trends for the online publication. She was previously an intern at the title. Contact her at: