‘Get The Look’ from the 2014 TV Week Logie Awards using Showpony Hair Extensions!

From old Hollywood glamour up-dos, to elegant Rapunzel styles- there have been a broad range of hair looks to hit the red carpet at the 2014 TV week Logie Awards.

Featured below are our top five favourite styles of the night, worn by some of the industry’s biggest stars!

All of these looks can be easily achieved by using Showpony Hair extensions.

1. Farmer wants a wife host, Natalie Gruzlewski stole the show with her loosely curled, long luscious hair which complements her elegant style beautifully! This hairstyle can be achieved at home by adding clip in Showpony extensions. This will give extra length to the hair and whilst enhancing its volume!


2. Natalie Bassingthwaighte places elegant Hollywood glamour at the forefront of her style with soft wavy hair slicked and gathered to one side. Use Showpony Hair Extensions to create this wavy multi layered elegant style.


3. Laura Dundovic proves a simple pony tail can make a bold statement. With a few loose curls shaping the face this hairstyle is sure to turn heads.Use Showpony Clip in Ponytail to give the ponytail length and volume.


4. Jennifer Hawkins opted for a texturised natural look. Copy Jen’s look by using Showpony Tape or Clip In Hair Extensions.


5. Carrie Bickmore’s hairstyle complements her chic look with full bodied waves and a sweeping side fringed. To rock her look use Showpony Clip In Hair Extensions. This will add length and volume to the hair making to side perfectly below the shoulder.


The Launch of ‘Markets in May’

Thursday May 1, 2014 marks the exciting launch of ‘Markets in May,’ a month long celebration honoring the importance of markets in our community!

The initiave which is being driven by The Local Market Guide  (www.localmarketguide.com.au) an online directory dedicated to showcasing the sensational markets surrounding our city, has been encouraging market operators to organise activities and programs such as farmer and artisan discussions, cooking demos, art exhibitions, sustainability workshops, market tours, performances and free children’s activities, alongside their regular markets.

To launch ‘Markets in May’ – The Local Market Guide is creating a free pop up market in the heart of the CBD May 1 in Martin Place at 12 midday May.

The event will feature the best of handpicked traders in quality food produce and lifestyle products from various local markets. It is a chance for the busy CBD audience to take a break and enjoy gourmet treats while interacting with the local artisans that produced them! It will also feature market style entertainment and alfresco dining!

This week we reached out to the media about the event by hand delivering these beautiful gift baskets with samples of the locally produced goods by said farmers and artisans involved in the launch (see below). Suffice to say, the goodie bags have been extremely well received!

Our sampling market gift basket!

While the free market day is a sampling event only, we hope that it encourages the public to support and seek out various markets around our city while simultaneously aligning local markets to promote their value to both shoppers and the community.

Want a sneak peak!?

Here are some of our confirmed stallholders:


  • Products range from fruit and coconut pudding (gluten and dairy free) to multiple award winning dips and pesto, to dipping crisp breads.

Brassiere Breads

  • Artisan bread, cakes, pastries. Famous for their starter sourdough bread

Brilliant Food

  • Producer of the finest Australian smoked seafood.


  • Handmade desserts using locally sourced ingredients.

Go-go health

  • Tasty, healthy, gluten free food; also free of refined sugars preservatives or additives.

Gwydir Grove

  • Premium Australian olive and olive oil products.

Inside Out Nutritious Goods

  • Producer of 100 percent natural pressurized almond milk; free from artificial colors, flavors, cholesterol, and preservatives, and gluten. Vegan friendly.

Keys to Fine Food

  • Gourmet spice mixes that are meticulously blended, ground and vacuum-sealed.

Maggie Mckeevers

  • Freshly prepared handmade food. Ready-made food without additives or preservatives.

Pepe Saya

  • Producer of Australian Cultured Butter that uses only best local ingredients.

Tarlart Thai

  • Popular and authentic ready to go sauces, soups, and curries made from local ingredients


  • Sydney based loose leaf tea company. Known for their tea flavor experimentation.

We hope to see you there!

Showpony Hair Extensions Steal the limelight at MBFWA 2014!

Fashion week continues in Sydney at MBFWA and once again Showpony Hair Extensions were a huge success! Showpony Professional were involved in 5 different shows! See backstage and runway shots as well as How to’s below.

Show #1: Gail Sorronda

The amazing hair director Jon Pulitano created mermaid like luscious waves using Showpony Hair Extensions for the Gail Sorronda show to compliment the dark romantic collections that were showcased. See how he created the little mermaid inspired look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NS-dwFUf1eE



1. Prep the hair with Redken pillow proof express primer then saturate the hair with Redken rootful and blow dry inwards to the back of the head keeping the sides sleek to the head.
Once hair is dry take a section from the top about five inches wide back comb form the crown to the from leaving the front hairline out, then spray pillow proof 2 day extender into the back combed area once brushed out to give longevity and helps maintain height.

2. Then using fashion work 12 spray the sides liberally and use a hair dryer to set the sides flat and going in a backward direction. Once set secure with a clip. To create water inspired wave at the back of the hair, take fine random sections and plait the hair leaving the ends out.

3. Spray the braids with iron silk and the iron to set. Take the braids out and apply Redken smooth lock heat glide throughout the entire back area this will give a separated texture. Finish the look with Redken forceful 23 hairspray.

Show # 2:  Ginger & Smart

The amazing Richard Kavanagh created a low-slung ponytail – that showed off the polished and effortless signature look for Ginger & Smart. Watch the how to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmOQQ33NhZ4



1. Start by blow-drying the hair with diamond oil and new pillow proof primer to give hair lustre and softness. Rootful around the parting and hairline before blow-drying helps control the shape.

2. A centre part with little height at the crown is created by distributing the hair back from the high point of the head and a narrow profile at the nape makes it feel new, cool and easy.

3. Cover the elastic with a strap of hair from the pony and secure it with forceful hairspray.

Show # 3: We are Handsome

We Are Handsome’s edgy yet summery swimwear collection were styled with two variations of a structured faux hawk. Created by Hair Director Garreth Lenagh.



1. Start by prepping the hair with KMS hair Play Sea Salt Spray and KMS Add Volume Styling foam. Blow dry side sections away from the face. Blow dry top crown section with a medium round brush, straight up from the head.

2. Take a side parting from above the temples, where the head starts to curve, around to the crown, repeat on the other side. Clip away this section. Make a verticle parting from the middle of the crown down to the nape creating two equal sections. Apply 1 pump of Tame Frizz smoothing lotion to mid lengths and ends. French braid your first section, one inch from the part and secure at nape with clear elastics, repeat on the other side.

3. Clip in extensions between the braids, measure wefts to sit in between 2 french braids. Apply small amount of glue to the top of the weft place in between braids and set with cool air. Continue up the head leaving 1cm sections between wefts.

4. Release top section, lightly tease hair at the roots starting at the crown section and working forward. Lightly brush the top section to conceal teasing. Secure shape using KMS free shape 2 in 1. Mist the hair with dry touch up to create polish.

Show 4: Jayson Brunsdon:

Jason Brunsdon’s collection inspired by the midnight beach culture of RIO was complimented with a sexy wet hair look created by hair director Richard Kavanagh using Showpony Hair extensions. Backstage at Jason Brunsdon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-ba_OPWmJM&feature=youtu.be



1. Starting with Diamond oil to prepare and soften the hair we then mist the hair with clear moisture instant polishing prep and layer rootful and guts onto the hair before drying with a diffuser.

2. For extra lustre before the girls walk, spary hair wih Shine Flash.

Show #5: Betty Tran

A quirky crimp pulled together into an elegant bun at Betty Tran by hair director Jon Pulitano using Showpony Hair Extensions


Here at Publissimo, we absolutely adored the hairstyles created by using Showpony Hair Extensions and loved being part of both Melbourne & Sydney fashion week. www.showponyaus.com.au


Well it’s that time of year again! The Finders Keepers Indie Art & Design Markets are out in full force and colouring the streets of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane during the months of June and July! Whether you’re a foodie, art lover or just love a relaxing chilled out vibe then the markets have something on offer for you and the whole family!

The markets are a $2 entry fee for all guests – Children under 12 are free!



This year, the Sydney markets are introducing all new events including Farmers Lane, Food Trucks, Vintage Emporium, new and exciting workshops and over 150 design and art stalls from local designers and talented folk from all around Australia.

Each market has a unique line-up, with new debut stalls featured at every event, as well as a fresh new line up of live music.

This market will be held at the Australian Technology Park Exhibition Hall, Locomotive Street, Eveleigh and will run on Friday 6th June from 6pm-10pm & Saturday 7th June 10am-5pm.



Opposed to former years the Melbourne Finders Keepers Market have increased in size and now feature over 220 design and art stalls from local designers. Held at the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton these unique markets are jam packed with talented folk from all around Australia!

Each market has a uniquely curated line-up, with new debut stalls featured every event, a Vintage emporium as well as a fresh new line up of live music.

This year the markets introduce the all new ‘Farmers Lane’ along with a new food and produce section!

This market event will run on Friday 25th July from 6pm-10pm & Saturday 26th July from 10am-5pm.



The Brisbane markets bring together both local designers and creative folk from all around Australia and features over 85 design and art stalls! The beautiful garden grounds plays host to live music, bar, coffee & food stalls.

This market event will be held at The Old Museum Cnr Bowen Bridge Road & Gregory Terrace, Herston, on Saturday 5th July & Sunday 6th July from 10am-4pm.

Show Pony Hair Extensions takes VAMFF by storm

Showpony Professional were the official hair extensions supplier at Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 2014 and have been for the last 5 years. Hair extensions were a huge hit in this years show and are the next big thing in the fashion world! Two of Australiaʼs most talented and influential hair stylists Brad Ngata & Caterina Di Biase used Showpony tape extensions, clip in extensions and clip in ponytails throughout 7 different catwalk shows.

Runway 7 – Shop Till you drop:
The Shop Till you drop look was twisted hair pulled to the side with glamorous waves and fab braids!


Runway 6 – Harpers Bazaar:
Harpers Bazaar had a gorgeous wet/dry textured look pulled back into messy bun


Runway 5 – Cosmo:
The look for cosmo was a three dimensional ponytail with a sleek mohawk style at the front and a sleek, long ponytail created using Showpony Hair Extensions.


Runway 4 – Elle Magazine:
Elle showcased gorgeous, sleek waves with a deep side part creating a fresh, natural look


Runway 3 – Frankie:
Frankie tied the knot (literally) with a modern twist & a clip in ponytail sprayed with coloured hairspray for a dramatic, stand-out look!

1. Apply L’Oréal Professionnel Mythic Oil Milk to towel dried hair for nourishment and to enhance a natural healthy shine. Blow dry in and then iron the hair straight. Create a clean centre part.
2. Using a fine tooth comb, back comb the roots in two small sections above each ear. Smooth and pull the lengths back and secure with a hair tie just above the nape. Make sure the ears are covered. If your client has short hair, add a hair extension to the ponytail for extra length.
3. Spray the hair with L’Oréal Professionnel Tecni.Art Crystal Gloss for a shine boost. Tie the ponytail into a knot and secure with bobby pins.
4. Spray hair with L’Oréal Professionnel Infinium Hairspray to hold style in place and inject some colour into your lengths by applying L’Oréal Professionnel HairChalkapproximately half way down the ponytail or use a coloured spray. The colour is up to you!


We LOVE the way Showpony Hair Extensions were showcased to create the different hairstyles for the 7 runway shows.

Stay tuned to see more of Showpony Hair Extensions in the upcoming Mercedes Benz fashion show in Sydney next week!


Runway 2 – Instyle:
Instyle went sleek and Straight. Hair pulled back with gel to achieve a slick wet look


Runway 1 – Miss Vogue:
Miss Vogue styled the minimal ponytail. A clean graphic deep side part with high sheen detail giving the hair freshness and complimenting the striking makeup.


We Love the way Showpony Hair Extensions were used to showcase the different hairstyles on the runway!

Stay tuned for more of Showpony Hair Extensions at Mercedes Benz fashion week in Sydney next week.