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The Teen Edit

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We’re so excited to bring you a special section just for teens and tweens this month. It features: an interview with Paralympian Will Stedman; bedroom makeover inspiration; health advice; fashion and accessories; a school-leaver’s guide to Queenstown; and pop-culture picks from peers. Click here to go to the magazine.

The leisure ideas from Rangi Ruru student contributors on pages 84-85 reminded us how much we like recommendations (and lists!) So we've come up with some more ideas for how you can spend your time, and spend your Christmas vouchers, these holidays.


Podcasts to boost yourself

  • The Self-Love Club with Bel Crawford
    Conversations with special guests about stuff that matters. Be empowered to up your self-love game and live your best life.
  • Rise and Conquer by Georgie Stevenson
    Honest discussions with like-minded women on all thing’s health, relationships, habits, mindset, money, career and everything in between. Gain tools to empower action and build better lives.
  • The Mortified Podcast
    Based on the popular international stage show and documentary series, this pod features adults sharing the embarrassing things they created as kids – think diaries, letters, and lyrics. Relive the awkwardness of adolescence with true tales of teen angst, from the hilarious to the heartbreaking.
  • Happy Place by Fearne Cotton
    Building on the success of her bestseller, HAPPY, Fearne draws on her own experiences and shares advice from experts on how to work through feeling blue to finding joy.
  • Let’s Talk the Untalked with Alice and Rosa
    Promoting the awareness of mental health, by having open and honest conversations. Gain understanding and insight from special guests and discuss the latest research.
self love club podcast
The Self-Love Club podcast

TV programmes to binge

Mascaras to try

  • Non-toxic brand:
    Ilia Limitless Lash Mascara (primarily from online retailers)
  • Affordable and accessible:
    Maybelline Great Lash Mascara (from supermarkets/pharmacies/department stores)
  • Popular brand:
    Benefit They're Real Mascara (available online or from some pharmacies/Ballantynes)
  • Good for sensitive eyes:
    Clinique High-Impact Mascara (from supermarkets/pharmacies/department stores)
  • Great for lengthening:
    Loreal Paris Telescopic (from supermarkets/pharmacies/department stores)
Westside Story movie
Westside Story movie

Teen movies to see these hols

The team at Christchurch’s newest movie theatre, Silky Otter Cinema (The Landing, Wigram) are psyched about these summer flicks (and so many more):

  • Dune
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • West Side Story
  • The Matrix Resurrections
  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Blemish-beating product recommendations

Don’t let blemishes impact your social season. These products can help to banish blocked pores:

  • The enzyme-rich flowers in Emma Lewisham’s Illuminating Oil Cleanser help to break down sebum ($77)
  • Unconditional Skincare Co. do a Live Probiotic Hydration Serum that actively balances your microbiome ($95)
  • Dermalogica Clear Start Clearly Matte Kit is a breakout clearing system that works deep ($53)
  • The Body Shop Clean & Gleam Tea Tree Skincare Gift Set utilises this well-known blemish-targeting oil ($39.95)
  • The Ordinary The Balance Set helps those with oily or combination skin to banish blemishes, even sebum production and calm problematic skin ($65.95)


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