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Career & Money
10 Easy Ways To Start Saving Your Dollars In 2022

Ahh, money. It’s elusive, yet ever-present, hated but loved. We can’t live with it, can’t live without it. And we all know…

Wellness
Lovehoney Is Offering Up To 70% Off Sex Toys So You Can Kickstart 2022 The Right Way

If you missed sexual wellness brand Lovehoney’s mammoth New Year's sale last January, oh do we have the greatest news for…

Wellness
The Best Sex Lubes To Try In 2022

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…

Wellness
The Best Sex Toys For Couples To Try In 2022

It’s the year 2021 and look, if you don’t have a bedside table drawer overflowing with butt plugs and all kinds of vibrators…

Health & Beauty
The Best Sex Toys Of 2022

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
The Best Sex Toys For Women Worth Exploring In 2022

The world of sex toys is a big one, to say the least, and much like your skincare routine, it’s essential you invest in the best of…

Podcasts & Books
The Best Sex Books Of 2022

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
10 Of The Best Sunscreens For Your Face In 2022

We all know that in Australia, no matter the season, you should be wearing sunscreen every single day. And when it comes to your face, well,…

Things To Do
This Simple Hack Will Save You Serious Coin This Sale Season

It’s that time of year again—Christmas is right around the corner and with it comes countless crazy sales and deals to…

Fitness
12 Of The Best Workout Playlists On Spotify

Call it your internal cheerleader, your wingman, your metaphorical better half; when it comes to a solid sweat session at the gym or on the…

Fitness
10 Of The Best Running Apps To Get You Motivated

When it comes to running, we often think of marathon runners clocking excruciatingly long distances, ridiculously early morning wakeups and…

Hair & Beauty
These Are The 10 Best Curling Wands Of 2021

No matter if you’re a total beginner in the styling tool game or an expert who is looking for the next best thing, we have taken it…

Wellness
Here’s How To Finally Start That Daily Meditation Practice

You’ve probably been thinking about starting meditation for a while—after all, we’re always telling you how good it is,…

Hair & Beauty
10 Of The Best Foundations For A Flawless Face

From choosing the right formula for your skin type to the dreaded task of colour matching, finding a new foundation can be a daunting task,…

Health & Beauty
18 Of The Best Face Serums In 2021 To Level Up Your Skincare Routine

Ok, so the skincare world is…as daunting as can be. Sometimes that collection of The Ordinary serums staring back at you from the…

Hair & Beauty
A Derm’s Guide To The Biggest Beauty Trends For 2022

If you’re like most of us, you might be pretty excited to see a new year on the horizon. We’ve had a rough couple of years spent…

Wellness
The Best Yoga Mats You Can Buy Online In 2022

Not all yoga mats are created equal—or so we learned very quickly after all that iso-yoga last year. Turns out you can get…

Fitness
The 10 Best Fitness Trackers For Every Budget (And Activity) In 2022

While actively monitoring your health and fitness stats was previously something only athletes or fitness fanatics would bother with, the…

Hair & Beauty
8 Of The Best Hair Dryers Of 2021

Hair drying tech has come a long way in recent years and thankfully we’re no longer required to fry our strands when trying to achieve…

Hair & Beauty
What You Need To Know About 2022’s Biggest Skincare Trend: Clean Cosmeceuticals

2022 will see a rise in what’s deemed to become one of the biggest skincare trends yet: Clean Cosmeceuticals. While cosmeceuticals…

Wellness
8 Things To Do If You’re Feeling Down According To A Counsellor

We all know someone—or it may be ourselves—who is experiencing depression, anxiety, loneliness, exhaustion or are just…

Wellness
10 TED Talks To Help You Practice Mindfulness And Manage Stress

When you're having one of those days where you're feeling frazzled, stressed out or overwhelmed, even the simplest of tasks can…

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…

Hair & Beauty
11 Of Best Beauty Advent Calendars To Treat Yourself To In 2021

Gone are the days where you’d count down the lead up to Christmas with a simple chocolate treat. Advent calendars have had a…

Fitness
4 Next-Level At Home Workouts To Try

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…

Hair & Beauty
JSHealth Just Dropped A Science-Backed 4-Step Skincare Line And It Is Sublime

In great news for skincare and wellness fiends everywhere, cult vitamin label JSHealth has officially launched a skincare range.  The…

Fitness
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…

Hair & Beauty
10 Of The Best Perfumes For Women 2021

With millions of fragrances on the market, it can be hard to find the perfect scent just for you—which is where we come in.…

Food & Drink
Make These 5 Easy Swaps To Get More Good On Your Plate

With fad-diets and gimmicks finally a thing of the past, we've re-assessed what healthy eating means to us. And rather than waiting…

Hair & Beauty
26 Of The Best Beauty Gift Ideas For Christmas 2021

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…

Health & Beauty
7 Epic Online Yoga Classes To Get Bendy At Home With

Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a beginner student—or the mere thought of the lotus position has got you scratching your…

Planet
10 Of The Tastiest Vegan Protein Powders

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

Australia
10 Of Australia’s Best Dive Spots To Check Out This Summer

With the temps rising and the beaches calling our name, it’s time to hit the ocean and explore under the sea. So, whether you are…

Wellness
What To Say To Someone Struggling With Their Mental Health, According To A Psychologist

In Australia, it's estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime and in any one year,…

Wellness
How To Navigate Through The Uncertainty This World Mental Health Day

According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, it is estimated that almost half of the Australian population will experience a…

Wellness
10 Ways To Look After Your Mental Health 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…

Wellness
10 Sure-Fire Ways Guaranteed To Get You In The Mood

Deadlines. Peak hour traffic. Calls from Auntie Jill. There are many roadblocks and unavoidable obstacles in life that can hinder your…

Hair & Beauty
8 Hair Trends To Embrace For Spring And Summer 2021

In 2021, we were ‘supposed’ to leave behind our ragged and questionable hair choices of 2020. But just when we thought…

Hair & Beauty
What Is Skincare Microdosing And Should We Be Doing It?

Every day it feels like there is a new skincare trend that is fast gaining devotees, usually thanks to perfect-skin possibilities and bold…

Wellness
The Best Male Sex Toys For 2021

It can be a difficult and awkward world to navigate. The sex toy universe for anyone with a penis has been previously marginalised to a…

Wellness
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…

Wellness
The Best Essential Oil Diffusers To Help You Relax In 2021

With the stress of the past couple of year and all the extra time we’re still spending at home, it’s not surprising that…

Wellness
Here’s What To Say After R U OK? Day

Considering the way things are in the world right now, there's probably not many of us that can honestly answer yes to…

Hair & Beauty
Charlotte Tilbury Is Finally Coming To MECCA Stores In Australia And New Zealand

Start cleaning out your make-up drawer, because Charlotte Tilbury’s makeup and skincare range is finally launching in Australian and…

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

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

Hair & Beauty
The Very Best Shampoos And Conditioners For Every Hair Type

There’s nothing worse than a bad hair day. From oily hair to out-of-control frizz and damaged locks, hair care certainly can be a…

Hair & Beauty
The Very Best Hair Brushes To Shop In 2021 For Every Hair Type

Looking for the perfect brush to tame those tresses? We've rounded up the best of the best for all your hair styling needs and for every…

Wellness
10 Ways To Ease PMS, Balance Your Hormones And Have A Happy Period

Why is PMS still so badly understood? There’s a brilliant catch-all term to encompass female hormone-related physical maladies and…

Fitness
Start Training For This Virtual Half Marathon Happening Next Month

Over the last year and a bit we’ve done a lot of things virtually—from the standard work meetings to the more unusual…

Hair & Beauty
Winter Skincare Essentials To Keep You Flawless All Year Long

While we love winter for mulled wine, roaring fireplaces and the excuse to carb load, the chilly months are not so kind on our…

Health & Beauty
We Tried A No Waste Beauty Routine For A Week And This Is What We Thought

First up, let me preface this story by saying that I am a beauty product addict. As Urban List’s beauty editor (I know right, what a…

Hair & Beauty
8 Of The Best Hemp Seed Oil Skincare Products To Add To Your Daily Routine

If you’ve tuned in to any of the hype about hemp beauty products recently, you’ll know that this natural ingredient has some…

Hair & Beauty
10 Of The Best Face Oils Of 2021 For Every Skin Type

Face oils. Who needs ‘em? Girl, you. Yes, even those belonging to the oily skin family. Turns out that face-made oil is different to…

Health & Beauty
The Best Hair Straighteners In 2021 For Every Hair Type

If you’ve ever purchased a hair tool (or any product for that matter), you’re probably familiar with the fact that not all are…

Health & Beauty
7 Of The Best New Beauty Products From July We’re Adding To Our Make Up Bag

Another month, another bathroom bench overflowing with products. We’ve tried and tested a good chunk of this month's…

Hair & Beauty
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…

Wellness
When And Where Can I Get The COVID-19 Vaccine In Australia?

Vaccination is the most effective way to protect against infectious diseases—when you get vaccinated, your immune system is trained to…

Hair & Beauty
How To Treat Rosacea, Your 2021 Guide

At best, a rosacea flare up can leave you looking sunburnt, or like you went a little bit too hard in your hot yoga class. At worst, it can…

Health & Beauty
9 Plastic-Free Beauty Products To Replace Your Current Faves With For Plastic-Free July

Plastic Free. The option your sober self gets on the ol’ UberEats packaging and the cleaning products you buy in bulk when they're…

Fashion
30 Of The Best Activewear Brands To Shop In 2021

There’s no denying it now—activewear is a style category all of its own. Far from its gym junkie roots, you could blame this…

Hair & Beauty
The Best Holy Grail Curl-Care Products You Need In Your Life

Whatever kind of curl-pattern you keep, learning how to successfully care for your own locks should warrant some kind of life-achievement…

Hair & Beauty
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…

Sustainability
Make A Difference And Support These 6 Businesses Doing Better By Our Planet

The winners of The Circle Awards AUS & NZ 2021 have officially been announced, and our carts (and hearts) are full of sustainable swaps…

Health & Beauty
Glow Up Your Routine With Our Favourite 2021 Wellness Products

It’s no secret self-care and wellness are on the up and up—and rightly so. With burnout becoming a legitimate condition and…

Wellness
5 Mindfulness Activities To Try When You’re Feeling Anxious

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone—but when that stress and worry snowballs and turns into anxiety, it can certainly feel like…

Health & Beauty
Here’s Why You Need To Stop Washing Your Face With A Washcloth

You know that muslin cloth hanging from your shower rod that makes you feel holier than thou when you use  it to wash your face every…

Hair & Beauty
We Tried Zara’s New Beauty Range And This Is What We Thought

Ever since Zara finally came to Australian stores back in 2011 (yes, it’s been that long), we’ve been pretty much obsessed with…

Hair & Beauty
19 Of The Best Vitamin C Serums For Every Budget In 2021

You know those people who have the kind of bright, even and glowy skin that looks like they spend 90 percent of their time at a facialist…

Wellness
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
The 90s Have Come Full Circle With Lessons On Digital Detoxing You Need In Your Life

If your screen time report has ever given you a fright (guilty, how can it be that many hours?) then you’ll probably want to consider…

Wellness
The Best Menstrual Cups To Try In 2021

Menstrual cups, let's talk about them. If you haven’t already jumped on the more eco-friendly bandwagon, you’re probably in…

Wellness
The Best Yoga Mats You Can Buy Online In 2021

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

Fitness
Get Your Warrior Pose On At FS8, The New Gym From The Team Behind F45

Ever watched an F45 workout, or maybe even signed yourself up for a trial and just thought, ‘screw that.’ You’re not…

Hair & Beauty
Kiss Plastic Packaging Goodbye With This New Eco-Friendly Lip Balm

I don’t know about you, but I lose approximately 17 tubes of lip balm every year. It doesn’t matter whether they’re in my…

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…

Hair & Beauty
You Can Now Recycle Your Empty Beauty Product Bottles At David Jones

If you go through beauty products as fast as we do, you’ll know how quickly those empty containers can pile up. But now, thanks to a…

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…