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Limited edition Kettle Chips and CC’s flavours to come

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CADBURY is about to bring out its most unusual flavour combination since someone thought it was a good idea to stuff gooey Vegemite into Dairy Milk bars.

From next Wednesday, August 15, for a very limited time you’ll be able to buy Cadbury Dairy Milk filled with potato chips.

The two flavours, released to coincide with the footy finals, are CC’s Original corn chips and sea salt Kettle Chips. The company said you can hear the crunch of the crisps when you bite into the bar.

Cadbury marketing manager Kate Watson told news.com.au the new flavours were “disruptive” and “unexpected” but predicted they would win legions of fans due to their sweet saltiness.

She said Dairy Milk with CC’s or Kettle Chips was the most out there flavour since 2015’s Cadbury Vegemite marriage. It raised eyebrows but was massively popular with the confectioner selling 1.2 million bars.

At the time Cadbury’s US parent Mondelez also owned Vegemite but has since sold the brand to Bega Cheese.

“Vegemite is one of the favourite combinations we’ve done and this is the next in line of unusual flavour combinations,” Ms Watson told news.com.au.

“We know Aussies love chocolate and trying new things so we’ve brought these disruptive flavours to the market which combine sweet and salty, crunchy and smooth.”

Produced at the firm’s Hobart factory, the bars’ inspiration was the football, said Ms Watson.

“When people watch footy finals they tend to sit down with family and friends and eat chips and chocolate together, so we thought why not literally put them together?

“They’re amazing, an unexpected sensation. They deliver something completely different — you can actually hear the crunchiness of the chips when you’re eating it.”

Earlier this year, Cadbury brought back one of its old favourites, Caramilk, which hadn’t been on shelves for more than two decades.

The combination of white chocolate and caramel was so popular it sold out from supermarkets, reappearing on eBay for a hefty mark up.

A pack of seven Caramilk bars was at one point being sold for $150 — that’s more than four times the recommended retail price.

“Forget Bitcoin, Caramilk is proving to be a wise investment,” said Sara Czarnuch on social media.

But, alas, it’s fame was short-lived. Weeks later, Cadbury recalled the bars when a fault was found in the manufacturing process.

As for the famous Vegemite flavour, despite its success the company told news.com.au we’d never see the like again.

In April, Paul Chatfield, senior executive at Mondelez Australia said the yeast paste bar was firmly past tense.

“While Cadbury Dairy Milk with Vegemite was a great product to generate interest and get people trying our products, it’s not likely to be one we see back on the shelves anytime soon.”

Ms Watson said her all-time favourite Dairy Milk variety was Fruit and Nut.

“When I was a kid, on Sunday nights we’d have a block of Fruit and Nut to share with the family so it’s linked to fond memories for me.

“But I reckon my kids will be more into chips and chocolate.”

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UK dad writes brutally honest CV for his 16yo daughter

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A TEEN daughter has been given a brutally honest (and very funny), assessment of her skills and abilities in a CV written by her dad.

Most CVs portray the person in the best possible light, showing off their strengths, educational ability and achievements — but Lauren Moore’s takes a different approach.

The 16-year-old, from Middlesbrough in the UK, got her dad to do hers ahead of her exam results and he didn’t hold back, reports The Sun.

Under her responsibilities and duties section for her work experience he listed skills such as “getting on my father’s t*ts,” “browsing Facebook” and “losing all documentation”.

For a similar section for her voluntary work gardening, he wrote: “Digging holes looking for gold,” “f***ing everything up” and “couldn’t really give a sh*t”.

It doesn’t stop there though.

In the section titled interests and personal information it simply reads “f**k all”.

While listed under skills and personal qualities it describes her as a “typical 16-year-old” who “don’t do mornings” as well as being “lazy,” “rude” and “couldn’t give a f**k”.

Fortunately Lauren could see the funny side and took to her Twitter page to post the CV along with the comment: “Remind me not to let my dad do my CV for me.”

Her friends piled in to have a laugh too.

One wrote of Lauren’s dad, “He’s a boyo,” along with a laughing emoji.

Another said: “This is so funny giving out all clients information to fraudsters LMAOOOOOO.”

While a third simply wrote: “I’m screaming.”

This article originally appeared on The Sun and is reproduced with permission.

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Jasmine Yarbrough shows off her $1000 evening beauty regimen on Insta

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JASMINE Yarborough, the former model turned shoe designer set to wed Karl Stefanovic, has taken to Instagram to show off her lavish skincare regimen.

In a series of clips posted to the social media page Byrdie Australia, the co-founder of Mara & Mine revealed which six products she uses at night, and in what order.

Oh, and trying to mimic her nightly routine won’t come cheap.

The post, which was sponsored by cosmetics company Estee Lauder, shows Yarbrough starting her nightly routine with a $92 cleanser by Australian skincare brand, Rationale. She follows that with a $154 chemical exfoliant serum from the same brand, which “recalibrates skin to a healthy, acidic pH level” while “reactivating youth enzymes” and “deactivating ageing enzymes”.

Yarbrough then moves on to step three, adding a few drops of the Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair serum across her face. A 50ml unit will cost you around $150.

Controversially, the 33-year-old former model then dabs a few drops of SK-II Facial Treatment Essence with a cotton pad across her face. According to the skincare’s website, this product — which claims to reduce wrinkles and refine texture — should be used straight after cleansing. Setting you back $112 from Sephora, this “miracle water” treatment is the fourth step in Yarbrough’s regimen.

Next, she pulls out the big guns. Dabbing a few blobs of cream on her T-zone, Yarbrough smooths a $370 La Mer moisturiser across her complexion to promote hydration. According to its website, the Soft Lotion will “help heal dryness and soften away age” after being pressed gently on to the skin.

The final step focuses on the under eye area, where she smooths a few dabs os the Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Complex, which costs $105. In total, you’re looking at a cool $983 for just this nightly routine alone.

Yarbrough, who met Stefanovic in December 2016, celebrated a commitment ceremony in Palm Beach earlier this year.

The two are rumoured to get married before the end of the year.

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Two cans sold every second

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IT’S one of the best selling beauty products in the world and now the makers of Batiste Dry Shampoo have revealed the brand sells 2.25 cans of the stuff every second.

The new data came from Batiste’s global sales figures from 2017.

In Australia, Batiste’s Dry Shampoo starts at $5 for 50ml, $10 for 200mL and goes up to $16 for 400mL. It’s sold in supermarkets and chemists such as Priceline and Chemist Warehouse.

Sydney-based celebrity hairstylist Anthony Nader uses products from a whole range of price points in his professional kit, but says Batiste was a great bargain buy he loves to use on models and celebrities.

“Batiste Dry Shampoo is a straight-up all-rounder that you can use to add volume and thicken

up limp hair instantly,” Mr Nader told news.com.au.

“It’s fool proof and has become a lifesaver on photo shoots but it can also extend the life of your hair wash or blow dry,” Mr Nader said.

Australian shoppers spent more than $40 million on dry shampoo in 2017, with the category growing at 11.6 per cent.

Batiste’s market share makes up 63 per cent of that, sitting among other market leaders such as Klorane.

Celebrities such as actress Drew Barrymore and dancer Jenna Dewan have raved about the product on social media.

“I am crazy for this dry shampoo. I love it for texture, BUT this one actually works like a true do over for dirty hair. Especially on a blow out,” Barrymore wrote on Instagram in May.

“It restores it to pretty and cleans it right up by removing the oil from my scalp and hair. It actually does what it promises to do. It’s better than any I have ever tried and I am a dry shampoo enthusiast.”

On her popular YouTube channel, Dewan says it’s one of her “favourite” hair care products.

“This is a shining product. this is from the drugstore, I’m pretty sure it’s under $5,” Dewan said. “It’s been used on me since I was in dance recitals my entire life. It’s this dry shampoo so when you don’t want to wash your hair every single day, this stuff for some reason is just magic and it smells really good. If im going to be putting my hair up or going out at night I put it in the hair to give it some grit and texture and it’s just the best find.”

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