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The Gemstone: Aquamarine

The Life: Gemini Gems are charming, charismatic and excellent communicators. They can be intoxicating to be around – it’s never a dull moment with a Gemini thanks to the two very different sides of their personality.

The Look: Geminis are beauty risk takers! Don’t be afraid to try different looks and step outside your comfort zone – you can pull it off. Neon brights are a must – think orange, yellow, hot pink or electric green. Bold lips and nails are the perfect signature look for a gemini.

HOW TO: Glittery feline eyeliner


Traditional feline eyeliner gets a glittery makeover! Here’s how:

  1. Apply a feline flick with Issada Indelible Gel Liner in Onyx
  2. Draw a second line just above it using Issada Ultimate Eyeliner in Diamond. Apply liberally.
  3. Then, before gel-pencil sets completely, press some silver glitter from the Issada Limited Edition Starlet Collection Mineral Pressed Glitter Palette in Crystalline over the top with a #3 Brush.
  4. Apply 2 coats of Isssada Mineral Lash Sculpt in Carbon
  5. Finally – false lashes are an absolute must for this look. We love Issada Luxe Lashes in Va Va Voom!


Issada xo

BAKED SKIN TREATS: Good enough to eat

SKIN TREATS: These gelato inspired delights look good enough to eat, and with an ingredients list from green tea to lavender and thyme – they almost are!



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The Gemstone: Emerald

The Life: Taurean Gems are practical, reliable and no-nonsense. They make great friends as they’re always there in a pinch, with real-world problem solving advice. They are ambitious, determined independent – and definitely have a stubborn streak. Taureans have exquisite taste and appreciate luxury and quality.

The Look: As an earth sign, Taurus does earthy colors to perfection, and they look best in classic, unfussy beauty looks. Heavy, dramatic eye makeup is too much for the elegant and effortless Taurean, but green is a secret weapon. Emerald, moss and olive on eyes provide a sultry, but still subtle glamour. Shades of mauve on eyes, lips and nails are a Taurean beauty staple.





The Gemstone: Red Jasper

The Life: Aries #Gems are vibrant, independent, feisty, confident, adventurous and courageous. They are the life of the party, born leaders, and usually get their way – but they’re also incredibly loyal and protective friends.

The Look: No one wears red like an Aries! A classic red lip and mani is a signature beauty look for you – paired with a neutral, earthy eye, a flawless complexion and bold brow. Aries are pretty fearless when it comes to trying new things – so don’t be afraid, because with your charisma, chances are you can pull it off!


Issada is proud to announce that our Faux-Luxe Travel Brush Set has won an ELLE Magazine Green Award! This Limited Edition vegan brush set uses the very finest quality, pre-waved synthetic hair for the most flawless professional application. It flew off the shelves when we launched it late last year, but there ARE still some left, so if you haven’t already got your hands on this award-winning collectors set, now is the time! ELLE is one of our favourite magazines and we’re truly honoured to have been selected to receive this award!IMG_8649


PiscesPISCES: February 19 – March 20

The Gemstone: Sapphire

The Life: Pisces gems are wildly creative, artistic and affectionate. They usually possess a vivid imagination and friendly disposition – in fact, the typical Pisces can’t stand confrontation, and will use their great sense of humour to deflect tension.

The Look: Whimsical, shimmery textures flatter the Pisces Gem, so opt for cheek colours and highlighters with plenty of luminosity. Aquatic blues and greens are a must-try, and the Pisces’ artistic side wears a red lip to perfection.




The film industry’s night of nights doubled as an endless source of fashion and beauty inspiration – the who’s who of Hollywood showed us a colour forecast of what we’ll be wearing throughout Australian Autumn/Winter 2016.

Our LA-based marketing coordinator, Alex, served as Issada’s Oscar’s 2016 trend correspondent on the ground, scouring the red carpets (and even making it to Leo’s post-Oscar’s bash) to bring you the 4 key Oscars-inspired colour trends to embrace this season, and the products you’ll need to get the look!

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