LIFE CHANGED DRAMATICALLY FOR THIS BOHO BEAUTY, COOKBOOK AUTHOR AND SYDNEYSIDER WHEN SHE MADE BYRON BAY HER NEW HOME. Sea change, tree change, call it what you will, but when Magdalena Roze relocated fro m Sydney to Byron Bay three years ago she also underwent a beauty metamorphosis. “I’ve become much more comfortable in my own skin,” says Roze, the flaxen-haired media personality and cookbook author. Admittedly, that transformation had as much to do with motherhood as her bucolic new surroundings. “I’m definitely more low-maintenance since becoming a mum,” she adds. “Interestingly, I enjoy my skin and hair care rituals so much more because they feel like a treat, and my moment to wind down.” Roze’s move to the free-spirited enclave was prompted by her husband Darren Robertson, the acclaimed chef behind Three Blue Ducks. That Sydney restaurant has since expanded to both Byron Bay and Brisbane. The couple’s son Archie was born two years ago, while baby number two is due this month. In a former life, Roze was a TV presenter and meteorologist, complete with 3am starts. (NARS Laguna bronzer was a lifeline.) Now, she focuses on blogging, writing and her food-themed podcast, The Pass. We caught up with Roze recently to find out how Byron Bay has triggered a bohemian rhapsody.