Brit McDowell

Lifestyle Specialist & Subject Matter Expert

Brit McDowell is a Subject Matter Expert at Localsearch with a background in marketing, business and tourism management. Aside from her specialisation in technical processes, Brit is known for her green thumb and growing succulent collection, love of dogs (especially Dalmatians), eye for home interior and fervour for travel. Brit is also a Lifestyle Specialist on the Localsearch Blog and enjoys sharing her research and knowledge in home and gardening services, food, beauty and general lifestyle tips and tricks.

House window covered in climbing vine plants

The Best Climbing Plants in Australia for a Vertical Garden

Brit McDowell August 22, 2019 - 4 min read
House window covered in climbing vine plants

Looking to turn a small garden space into a thriving garden? We’ve found everything you need to know about climbing plants and how you can use them to create a gorgeous vertical garden. Plus, we discuss our favourite types of climbing plants and how to grow them around the home.

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Timeless Tips for Decorating with Antique Furniture in 2019

Brit McDowell August 21, 2019 - 4 min read
Room full of antique furniture

Looking to buy some new furniture for your home? Why not consider browsing around for some antique furniture? In this article, we’ll look into why antique furniture can become a great investment, plus our top tips for styling antique furniture around your home.

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Lash Lift or Lash Extensions: Which is for you? (2019)

Brit McDowell August 19, 2019 - 6 min read
Black and white image of woman with eyelash extensions

One of 2019’s biggest trends is lash lifts and lash extensions. The idea of waking up with perfect lashes sounds great, but what is involved with these lash treatments? We look at the cost and maintenance involved, as well as the process involved behind applying lash extensions or lifts. read on to find out!

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5 Ways to Incorporate Solar Lights Around Your Home

Brit McDowell August 15, 2019 - 4 min read
hanging drop lightbulbs in a house

You don’t need to install solar panels to use energy efficient lighting around your home. We look into individual solar lights and the best ways to incorporate them into the house or garden, plus we answer all your questions about solar lighting.

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5 Unique Wedding Bouquet Ideas

Brit McDowell August 2, 2019 - 3 min read
row of wedding bouquet flowers

If you’re planning a wedding, or just looking for some inspiration, here are 5 gorgeous ideas to use for your wedding bouquet. Swap the traditional floral arrangements for something more modern or dreamy. We’ll also help you find a local wedding flower expert to help you organise your dream day.

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How to Remove SNS Nails if You’re in a Pickle

Brit McDowell July 29, 2019 - 2 min read
Hands painting nails with pink nail polish

Need to find out how to remove SNS nails in a pinch? If you really can’t make it to a nail salon, this solution will help you remove your old manicure and get you on your way to repairing any damage done to your natural nails.

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2019 Electric Bike Buyer’s Guide Australia

Brit McDowell July 13, 2019 - 3 min read
man holding electric bike

It’s the 21st century, and while we may not have flying cars yet, we do have electric bikes. You’ll see electric bikes more and more as they become a popular mode of transportation across Australia. Heres our guide filled with everything you need to know about buying and owning an electric bike.

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Fibreglass Pools 101: 2019 FAQ Guide

Brit McDowell July 12, 2019 - 4 min read
Woman and inflatable pool toy in pool

When it comes to building a pool, home owners have many questions on their mind. What type? Chlorine or saltwater? How big and where should it be installed? Heres every question you have on fibreglass pools answered.

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2019 Solar Panel Installation Guide

Brit McDowell July 11, 2019 - 3 min read
Men installing solar panels on roof

Solar energy systems are growing in popularity across Australian homes – but can they really help reduce energy costs? We look into the costs to buy, install and maintain solar panels and the benefits they can bring to your home.

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