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Wellness
How To Introduce Couple’s Sex Toys To The Bedroom For The First Time

If you’ve been in a relationship for a while now, and you’re wondering exactly how and when it’s appropriate to broach the…

Hair & Beauty
Cult Curl-Care Brand Bread Has Finally Launched In Australia And New Zealand

If the words co-wash, diffuser and curl pattern mean nada to you—step aside. Bread is the cult curl-care gamechanger for anyone with…

Wellness
Become A Yogi Master With Lululemon’s Game-Changing New Yoga Mat

Whether you’re at a yoga class every second day without fail or you just like to wind down with a vinyasa every now and again,…

Health & Beauty
5 Emerging Wellness Trends We Tried So You Don’t Have To

Following recent events, if you have found yourself re-prioritising your self-care and wellness, we feel you. To ensure the opportunity to…

Wellness
Everything You Need To Know About Sexual Wellness, According To A Sex Coach

Everyone is talking about sexual wellness these days—but what is it? Is it having a bedside drawer full of sex toys and lubes? Is it…

News
Everything You Need To Know About ‘Data Bias’ And How It Affects Women

At Urban List, we believe it’s important to recognise trailblazers who align their values with actions, which is why we’ve…

Hair & Beauty
15 Of The Best Sunscreens That You’ll Have No Excuse Not To Wear

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again, if you’re not using an SPF as part of your daily skincare routine, then you…

Hair & Beauty
Here’s Exactly What Order You Should Apply Your Skincare Products In

Does anyone else out there stare at all their skincare products at night, confused about which one should go on first? We all know to…

Wellness
Limber Up, This Online Store Is Giving Away $75,000 Worth Of Sex Toys

Brace your erotic selves, one of Australia’s biggest sex toy meccas is giving away all the pleasure goods and to put it…

Wellness
Set Your Intentions With This Beginner’s Guide To Crystals

Maybe you’ve got a piece of rose quartz sitting on your bedroom dresser collecting dust. Maybe you’ve been eyeing up an amethyst…

Planet
Get Bendy, Here Are 10 Sustainable Yoga Mats To Buy Online Now

No matter how or where you practice, yoga is good for the mind, body and soul, but what if we told you it could do good for the Earth too?…

Wellness
Sweet Dreams, Here’s How To Get A Better Night’s Sleep Tonight

While we might all be going to bed earlier (like A LOT earlier) and sleeping in longer since going into lockdown, our sleeping patterns seem…

Wellness
How To Create The Ultimate Zen Meditation Space

After being forced to spend most of 2020 confined inside (global pandemics tend to have that effect), we’ve gotten pretty good at…

Wellness
Australia’s First Same Day Morning After Pill Delivery Service Just Launched

Appropriately coinciding with International Women’s Day on Monday 8 March, Australia’s first morning after pill delivery service…

Wellness
Ask Allira | How The Hell Do I Manifest?

Welcome to Ask Allira, the monthly column where sassy psychic and badass spiritual and mindset coach Allira Potter will sprinkle her special…

New Zealand
Grab Your Carabiners, Here’s Where To Find New Zealand’s Best Canyoning Spots

If you’re on constant lookout for new adventure and enjoy a healthy dose of adrenaline in your bloodstream, then canyoning is a…

Things To Do
Up Your ‘Gram Game At New Zealand’s 10 Most Beautiful Lavender Farms

With its bright purple colour and distinctive floral aroma, lavender is a favourite flower for many. And while it may be known to repel…

Health & Beauty
6 Mindfulness Activities To Try If You Struggle To Meditate

If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past 12 months, it’s that prioritising your mental health and wellbeing is…

Hair & Beauty
5 Of The Biggest Hair Trends Of 2021 To Get Around

If there’s anything that THAT Gorilla Glue mishap has proved, it’s that great hair is best left in the hands of experts. After…

Hair & Beauty
Ditch The Bottles With These Game-Changing New Concentrated House And Beauty Bars

It’s safe to say that 2020 became the year of mass purchasing, whether it was hand sanitizer, face masks or just regular old cleaning…

Hair & Beauty
8 Of The Best Skincare Tools In 2021 To Level Up Your Beauty Regime

2021 is the year of self-care—or at least we’ve decided it is. Some of us are really getting into yoga, others are learning to…

Things To Do
Forget Colouring Books, This Is The New Mindfulness Hobby To Get Around In 2021

If you’ve never been into colouring books and puzzles seem far too mundane, or you could never stay consistent with journaling, we may…

Planet
Ditch Your Standard Hand Sanitiser For This Game-Changing Sustainable Soap

Aside from face masks and toilet paper (we’re still shaking our heads at that one), hand sanitiser was easily one of the most popular…

Shopping
14 Genius Gifts To Treat Yourself To This Valentine’s Day

While we can all thank the ancient Romans for the most romantic day of the entire year, in the 21st Century, Valentine’s Day means a…

Wellness
Everything You Need To Know About CBD Oil Now That It’s Available Over The Counter

If you’re feeling like everyone is talking about CBD oil, it’s not your imagination. Google searches for CBD oil have gone up a…

Wellness
Say Namaste To 5 Of The Best Yoga Retreats In Australia

Yoga—good for the body, great for the soul, even better for the spirit. But rather than slug it out solo, why not head for one of…

Hair & Beauty
Keep Your Masks On, Here’s How To Avoid Breakouts And Prevent Maskne

For Australians in the eastern states, wearing a mask is now the daily norm, but for West Aussies, it's a brand new concept (and likely…

Health & Beauty
7 Of The Best Essential Oils To Add To Your Diffuser

Grandma’s bathroom cupboard beware: Generation Y and Z is on to you and after your essential oil collection. Be it for sleep, stress…

Hair & Beauty
The Ordinary Just Dropped A New Superstar Concealer To Level Up Your Make-Up Game

Drum roll please, there's a new concealer on the block. This newest star player hails from the skincare mogul company we all know and…

Wellness
Start 2021 With A Bang, Lovehoney Just Announced A Mega 60% Off Sale

If you missed sexual wellness brand Lovehoney’s mammoth Boxing Dale sale last year, oh do we have the greatest news for you. Yep, the…

Health & Beauty
10 Ways To Look After Your Mental Health This Year, According To A Psychologist

In Australia, the prevalence of mental illness is hard to ignore, with approximately one in every five Australians experiencing a mental…

Career
Here’s Exactly How To Start Your Work Year Like A Boss

One thing we can probably all agree on? 2020 was a bit of a jerk. Most of us learnt to live that work-from-home life, playing musical chairs…

Fitness
Get Sweaty At Home With This Gym Equipment You Can Buy Right Now

Getting motivated to exercise at home can be hard. You can’t rely on the energy from a group training session, you can’t depend…

Wellness
Zen Out, Here Are 10 Yoga Mats You Can Buy Online Right Now

Not all yoga mats are created equal—or so we’re learning very quickly after thre weeks of isolation and trying our best to…

Style & Design
Work Up A Salty Sweat In The Newest Sustainable Swimwear Collab Made For The Surf

While we regularly follow H&M for its sell-out designer collaborations (think P.E Nation, Alexander Wang and Kenzo), their latest…

Travel
Lace Up Your Waterproof Boots And Hit 10 Of Australia’s Best Hikes And Walks

If the idea of pulling up your bootstraps and loading your life onto your back sparks joy, you’ll be glad to know there’s…

Wellness
Switch Off, Here’s How To Tell Your Boss You Need To Take A Mental Health Day

Here in Australia, while we are lucky enough to have paid sick leave, our workplace culture is usually at odds with the law—who…

Wellness
Slow Down And Enjoy The Moment With 6 Of The Best Meditation Apps

Unless you’re one of those people who can close their eyes, clear their mind and find some zen without instantly…

Hair & Beauty
Give Someone A Little Self-Care With This Gift Guide For All Things Beauty And Wellness

If there is one thing that is definitely on everyone’s wish list this year, it’s some time to take a breather and indulge in a…

Planet
Make Your Bathroom More Sustainable With These Eco-Friendly Beauty Products

As coronavirus restrictions finally begin to ease, it’s time to ditch the sweats and get back into our old routines. But let’s…

Hair & Beauty
Have Sweet Smelling Dreams, Lush’s New Clay Face Mask Is Designed To Help You Sleep

Right now, we’re probably all feeling a bit trapped in a limbo between being constantly exhausted but far too strung out to get a…

Planet
11 Of The Best Beauty Bars To Swap For The Plastic Bottles In Your Bathroom

So you’ve swapped out your shampoo bottles for shampoo bars, given your plastic toothbrush the flick in favour of a bamboo one and…

Hair & Beauty
7 Things You Need To Stop Doing To Your Hair Immediately

We’re all guilty of making hair care mistakes from time to time, but the truth is many of the mistakes we’re making are ones…

Hair & Beauty
9 Of Best Beauty Advent Calendars To Treat Yourself To In 2020

Do you remember as a kid when you would dream of getting the most elaborate advent calendar full of decadent chocolatey goodness? The…

Sustainability
Clear Your Cabinet And Get Glowing With This Earth-Friendly Botanicals Skincare

There’s no denying that a plant-based and sustainable lifestyle is reaching new and lofty heights. We adore our KeepCups,…

Wellness
4 Summer Smoothie Recipes To Get You Glowing From The Inside Out

We are constantly being bombarded with beauty and skincare products to achieve everything from banishing acne and fine lines to boosting…

Wellness
5 Of The Best Air Purifying Plants To Green Up Your Bedroom With

Getting a good night’s sleep for some of us is like finding a needle in a haystack—rare, difficult to find and even harder to…

Wellness
6 Of The Best Lubes To Amp Up Your Fun Times

Lube in your sex life is what cheese in your food life should be, an absolute staple. Because without lube, there is no smorgasbord of…

Planet
Lather Your Locks With These Heavenly Shampoo Bars

When it comes to reducing your impact on the environment, one of the first places you can look at giving a sustainable overhaul is your…

Hair & Beauty
Get Your Notepad Out, Here’s What A Beauty Editor Actually Spends Their Money On

Beauty editing is one of those privileged gigs that sounds like the kind of thing a makeup-obsessed tween made up, but isn’t actually…

Hair & Beauty
Get Glowing Thanks To Australia’s First Prescription Skincare Line

2020 has been the year to pare back your make-up and up the ante on your skincare routine, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that…

Fitness
Get Motivated With 12 Of The Best Health And Fitness Apps To Download Now

If you would have told us 20 years ago we’d be using a mobile phone to exercise, we wouldn’t have believed you. But alas, some…

News
Meet The 6 Aussie Artists Adding Colour To Donating Blood This Year

2020 has been a wild ride for everyone, but if the year has taught us anything, it’s that nothing lifts your spirits quite like giving…

Health & Beauty
6 Of The Best Sleep Apps To Download Right Now

Struggling to sleep right now? Well pick up your phone, because we know just what might help. Picking up your phone to help you sleep may…

Hair & Beauty
Stock Up On 5 Of The Coolest Beauty Brands You Can Now Order Online From The Iconic

Is there anything we can’t get on THE ICONIC now? We know you probably spend far too much time browsing their virtual shelves already,…

Hair & Beauty
Start Your Beauty Routine From The Inside With These Skin-Plumping Collagen Supplements

So your bathroom cabinet is overflowing with serums, creams and oil—retinol, vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, squalane,…

Wellness
Don’t Suffer In Silence, Here Are 8 Things To Do If You’re Feeling Down According To A Counsellor

2020 is a year that no one saw coming. Between health concerns, cancelled overseas adventures, job insecurity, not being able to see loved…

Hair & Beauty
Stay Forever Young With This New Age-Defying Superberry Serum From Biologi

Jennifer Lopez, Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston, Jenson Ackles. What do they all have in common? They’ve all aged like fine wine, or…

Planet
Keep Yourself And Your Conscience Clean, Here’s Why You Should Make The Switch To Castile Soap

You’ve probably heard the words ‘Castile soap’ thrown around before, and you’re most likely vaguely aware that…

Planet
Take Your Morning Smoothie To The Next Level With The Tastiest Vegan Protein Powders

With the weather getting warmer, we love to kick-start our day with a nourishing smoothie. But not all protein powders are created equal,…

Hair & Beauty
Step Away From Your Screen, Here’s What You Need To Know About Blue Light Skincare

We’ve all had that moment where we complain about a crick in our neck or a tension headache after a long day and an…

Wellness
Kick That Iso Sugar Habit And Spread The Booch Love With This Easy Straight Swap

Healthy drink lovers listen up, Australia’s top selling Remedy Kombucha now comes in a 1.25 litre bottle so you can be THAT guy at…

Australia
Clip That Helmet, These Are The Most Beautiful Bike Trails To Visit In Australia

Quick facts—Australia is a big blazin’ sprawl of coastal lusciousness, rainforest, outback and bushland. That’s…

Hair & Beauty
Here’s Why You Need To Get Your Hands On The Ordinary’s New Niacinamide Powder

Whenever cult beauty brand The Ordinary releases a new product, people tend to start buzzing—and the latest addition to their…

Hair & Beauty
Soothe Your Skin, Here’s Why Probiotic Skincare Is Worth The Hype

Probiotics. You’d have to have been living in a bad-bacteria-infested cave not to have heard about their benefits for your gut, not to…

Hair & Beauty
Run A Bath, Lush Just Launched A Massive New Sweet-Smelling Christmas Range

If you, like us, can never walk past a Lush store without popping in for a ‘browse,’ only to walk out an hour later with half a…

Wellness
Find Your Inner Happiness With These Mood Shifting Journals And Cards

Your mental health is always as important as your physical health, but currently, with all the wild goings on in the world, our mental…

Wellness
Up Your Sexpert Game At Australia’s First Virtual Sexual Wellness Camp

The year is 2020 and fuelling your sexual wellness and happiness is truly up there with your mental health and overall wellbeing. Thank…

Hair & Beauty
Find Out Why You Need To Add This Pink Clay Cleanser To Your Beauty Routine

Summer is a-coming and that means it’s time to slough away that dull winter skin to uncover the inner glow you lost somewhere between…

People
Take Note, XES Is The New Sex Toy Line Changing The Game For People With Disabilities

The sexual wellness industry is thriving, as is the world’s understanding of varying sexual experiences. If coronavirus had a…

TV & Movies
Treat Your Soul To 13 Of The Best Feel-Good Movies On Netflix

When your faith in humanity is yet to be restored, it means it’s time to throw your feet up and hit the best feel-good movies on…

Wellness
Take Your Foot Off The Gas, Here’s Why You Feel Like You’re Heading For Burnout

Six months into this pandemic (no really, we counted twice), most of us are adjusting to the new normal—or at the very least,…

Health & Beauty
Sweeten Up Your Bedroom Antics With 10 Of The Best Sex Toys

In the wise words of Justin Timberlake—we’re bringing sexy back (to the bedroom). The world of sex toys is a big one, to say…

Wellness
Start A Conversation, Here’s What To Say After R U OK? Day

With things the way they are out in the world at the moment, there's probably not a single one of us that can honestly answer…

Wellness
Add Some Self-Care To Your Next Online Order With The Iconic’s New Wellness Portal

How much easier would it be to squeeze in a little self-care time if we could just add some bath salts, essential oils and skin care…

Hair & Beauty
Ease Your Anxiety With Lush’s New Mood-Boosting Bath Bomb

There’s nothing like a warm, bubble-filled bath to cure whatever ails you, whether it’s a bad day, a bad mood or just a whole…

Podcasts & Books
Take A Leap Into 5 Of The Best Sex-Positive Books Right Now

Gone are the days where reading books about sex are considered well, embarrassing (to say the least). We say open that sex book with a…

Hair & Beauty
Switch Your Skincare To Something Local With This New Aussie-Made Clean Beauty Brand

A-beauty has had the skincare world buzzing for the last couple of years. While us Aussies have typically turned overseas for top-notch…

Hair & Beauty
Get Your Pre-Iso Confidence Back With This Tailored Hair Service For Guys

Let’s get right down to it. Hair is a super important part of our image, and it has a massive impact on how we feel and how confident…

Gifts
Ditch The Fancy Cufflinks And Gift Dad Some Epic Haircare This Father’s Day

Dads are pretty cool. But not all dads are totally clued up when it comes to self-care. This Father’s Day we think it’s time to…

Homewares & Interiors
Give Dad The Gift Of Good Sleep, This Eco-Friendly Weighted Blanket Is 20% Off Right Now

With Father's Day under two weeks away, you might be deep into your annual 'wonder what to buy dad?' period—or you might…

Wellness
Cover Your Face, Here’s Where To Buy Reusable Face Masks In Australia

While face masks are currently only required in Melbourne right now, and strongly recommended in Sydney, there’s nothing stopping…

Hair & Beauty
Ditch Your Iso Ponytail, Here’s 4 Hair Trends To Try Out This Spring

Whether you decided that a DIY iso haircut was a good idea (and instantly regretted it) or your locks haven’t been anywhere near a…

Activities & Itineraries
Unleash Your Inner Adrenaline Junkie With This Directory Of High Stakes Adventures

If 2020 has you vibing a you-only-live-once, carpe diem sort of mentality—the sort where you’d be into diving with sharks or…

Shopping
Get Motivated And Score 20% Off P.E Nation, Nike And Champion In This Two-Day Flash Sale

Nothing motivates you to get up off the couch, quit that binge session and get moving quite like a new pair of runners or a sick new kit.…

Food & Drink
Get Fired Up In The Kitchen Mid-Week With These Foolproof Dinner Kits

It’s 5.30pm. You’ve just clocked from work and your tummy is demanding it be paid some attention. The cold winter chills have…

Hair & Beauty
Stock Up, Here Are 10 Australian Beauty Brands You Should Know About

If you're looking to replenish your beauty cupboard, there's no need to turn to K-Beauty or J-Beauty or any other letter of the…

Wellness
How To Stay Calm When Everyone Else Around You Is Freaking Out

There's a lot of uncertainty around Australia at the moment, actually, make that the world. With the coronavirus affecting the daily…

Hair & Beauty
Add This Super Powerful Sustainable Makeup Remover To Your Beauty Arsenal

Reusable makeup removers have made a splash in the beauty world across the last year or so. Not only do they prevent hundreds of…

Wellness
Get Your Best Night’s Sleep Ever With These Sleep Awareness Week Tips

We all know how important a good night’s sleep is—mainly because of how much better we feel after a solid eight hours of shut…

Fitness
Get The Bod Of Your Dreams With These Next-Level At Home Workouts

Our mental health is just as important as physical health, especially during times like these. And a big part of this is maintaining some of…

Wellness
Go Deep On Your Emotions With “CrossFit For Your Emotions” Group, EVRYMAN

It's been described as "CrossFit for your emotions" and has grown quite a following in its home country of the U.S.A. And now, men's…

News
Shake Up Your Skin Care Routine, Fenty Beauty Just Dropped A Skin Care Line

If there’s one thing that 2020 has taught us, it’s that a great skin care routine is everything. We honestly may never contour…