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'tropical' resort 2019

'tropical' resort 2019
fresh mangos, dips in the ocean, afternoon chilled rosés… summer here we come (soz Northern hemisphere)!

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane

dunkle authentic at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival

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

local pairings 2018

flowers in Old Town Fort Collins
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.

perspective | feel good moments

pink roses for the dunkle authentic lipstick launch
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-...

pau hana 2018

models wearing dunkle authentic lipstick and foundation

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... 

pop up with Marie Claire Up Late

Nicky Briger editor of Marie Claire with Molly Dunkle of dunkle authentic
festivities began earlier in the afternoon when the Marie Claire editorial team joined me in the Style Suite for pre-event makeup.

explore | New York City

coffee from Dean and Deluca in NYC with dunkle authentic lipstick on the lid
"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."

perspective | the liberty of going bare faced

fresh pink roses
counterintuitive coming from a gal who creates & sells makeup… I know, I shocked myself.

the 60th annual Grammy awards

dunkle authentic at 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?

explore | Abbot Kinney Boulevard

a flat white from Blue Bottle in LA on Abbot Kinney
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.

perspective | facial oil, the modern moisturiser

jojoba and rose facial oil by dunkle authentic
shout out to those of us who grew up with the idea that putting oil on the face was the ultimate no no… times have changed my friends.

dunkle authentic turns 4

Molly Dunkle the founder of dunkle authentic
today marks 4 years since dunkle authentic was officially launched. if there was ever a time to share a cliché humble beginnings story... this tale...