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Meredith wearing San Francisco lipstick by dunkle authentic

dunkle gals | Meredith

to celebrate the launch of San Francisco, batch 12, my dear & inspiring friend Meredith (who’s love for San Francisco lipstick started from batch 1) kindly agreed to model the shade & share her feel-good insights with us.
Molly Dunkle with dunkle authentic at the Museum of Brisbane

Museum of Brisbane

well what an honour, dunkle authentic lipsticks are now stocked in the gorgeous Museum of Brisbane Shop!
'tropical' resort 2019

'tropical' resort 2019

fresh mangos, dips in the ocean, afternoon chilled rosés… summer here we come (soz Northern hemisphere)!
dunkle authentic at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane

the weather is getting warmer, the frangipanis are starting to bloom; change is upon us in Brisbane. 

flowers in Old Town Fort Collins

local pairings 2018

at the start of the year I made the nerve-wracking decision to simply offer two lipstick colours at a time. while it felt silly to put some of the favourites into hiding for part of the year, it made sense manufacturing-wise & my inner-minimalist jumped for joy.
pink roses for the dunkle authentic lipstick launch

perspective | feel good moments

over a recent coffee catch up, a new friend & inspirational business owner, the lovely Nat from Soak Society, nudged me to embark on a thought-...
models wearing dunkle authentic lipstick and foundation

pau hana 2018

the Hawaiian phrase for "the time after work" where one consciously decides to let go of worries & enjoy time with family & friends. 

well don't mind if we do... 

Nicky Briger editor of Marie Claire with Molly Dunkle of dunkle authentic

pop up with Marie Claire Up Late

festivities began earlier in the afternoon when the Marie Claire editorial team joined me in the Style Suite for pre-event makeup.
coffee from Dean and Deluca in NYC with dunkle authentic lipstick on the lid

explore | New York City

"6 years later, it was quite the moment then as the plane angled & I could see THE city literally sparkling against the pink sunset. the fuss is real."
fresh pink roses

perspective | the liberty of going bare faced

counterintuitive coming from a gal who creates & sells makeup… I know, I shocked myself.
dunkle authentic at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards

the 60th annual Grammy awards

when the opportunity came up (THANK YOU NICOLE) to attend the 60th annual Grammy awards in New York City, it all sounded too good to be true. fast forward 3 months & there I am, waiting for seats inside Madison Square Gardens with my dearest gal pal Emily, when Lorde herself calmly brushes past us in her gorgeous red tulle dress. wait what?

a flat white from Blue Bottle in LA on Abbot Kinney

explore | Abbot Kinney Boulevard

tucked neatly behind the Venice Canals in LA (yes, there are actual canals, I know), Abbot Kinney Boulevard takes the cake for most explore-worthy place in LA.