IOP Icons: Pixi Glow Tonic

Welcome to a brand new gorgeous section of Infirm of Purpose; IOP Icons. This is where I talk about products I consider icons. They may be industry icons, they may be completely unknown, all that matters is that they are iconic to MOI. The Blair Waldorf of Infirm of Purpose if you will. The very…

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Review: Kat Burki 5 Steps on the Go Set

Name a better way to return to the blog than by reviewing one of my all time favourite brands! All time. You heard that correctly. Kat Burki, for the uninitiated, is a brand founded (obviously) by Kat Burki. She has a history in nutrition and has thus built the brand around “skincare as nutrition”. The…

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Xmas @ Lush

Words by Matt Huxley I am out and proud. I am a grinch and I know it. Screw Cindy-Lou Who and all that cheery crap, let’s just get this sweltering period of time over with. The one thing (other than Starbucks Gingerbread Lattes obvs) that warms the cold cockles of my heart is the new…

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10 Songs to get you Through Life

Words by Matt Huxley Because even the best sometimes resort to using clickbait titles. I’m a sellout I know. But given the particularly crap past month (and let’s be real the year hasn’t been too crash hot), I feel like I am in a unique position to be able to share the 10 songs that…

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5 Minutes With Jason Brass

Words by Matt Huxley The latest extravaganza from Cirque du Soleil is about to hit our shores, with the fantastic production of Kooza the latest in their arsenal. Returning to their roots, the production highlights acrobatics and the art of clowning, two skills integral to the circus. To give me the lowdown on all the…

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Resurfacing Isn’t A Bad Word – Ft. Alpha-H

Words by Matt Huxley Resurfacing is such a harsh, visceral word. Especially when applied to skin, exfoliating, refreshing and toning are far more subtle. But I dislike subtle. If you’re going to exfoliate, I want a whole damn new layer of skin. That’s where Alpha-H comes in. This stunningly packaged brand is purposely designed with…

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Winterproofing Your Skin

Words by Matt Huxley Yes! It’s finally winter. My ice-cold soul is finally happy because the outside temperature matches my heart. But enough about me. Let’s talk about you. Specifically your skin. More specifically, how you need to protect it even more in winter. The amount of people that I see continuing on their same summer…

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Let’s All Get Fat Off Ribs n Burgers

Words by Matt Huxley “Wear your elastic-waist pants,” came the PR invite. It was as if a shining beacon of hope had opened up ahead of me. A halo circled and angels the size of Dawn French started singing Hallelujah. I was off to a Burger launch party. Naturally however I’m not some peasant off…

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Why I Love Blogging

Words by Matt Huxley Blogging is one of those professions that is so intangible and judged that sometimes there just reaches a point in every bloggers career where they ask themselves, why am I doing this? Maybe it’s at the point where they spend ten hours or more working on a shoot or piece, only…

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Let’s Talk: ApoteKah

Words by Matt Huxley If you didn’t know already, there’s a brand new player in the Aussie skincare game, and damn are they making a splash. I’m obvs referring to the cool cats at ApoteKah. This Melbourne company started by two entrepreneurial pharmacists has already captivated my heart and provide all that my minimalist aesthetically…

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