May/June 2018 Favorites

May/June 2018 Favourites

I haven’t posted my favourites for a while. It’s not because I haven’t been loving lots of products, I’ve just had a lot on my plate. But don’t fear – while I’ve been managing a whirlwind of things, I’ve been doing so with with full on cake face! That’s right folks, every day I’ve been […]

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makeup revolution x soph highlighter palette

Review: Makeup Revolution X Soph Highlighter Palette

By now dear reader mine, you’ll know that I have a love of highlighters. Well, in my overall love of all things makeup and skincare, highlighters are a particular weakness of mine (and yes, this is the second highlighter palette review in a row that I’m posting on my blog). A good highlighter can make […]

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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion

Mario Badescu Drying Lotion – A Miracle for Acne Sufferers

In the last couple of years, makeup has become incredibly popular with well known brands being forced to up their game by little known brands who have challenged them in product and price. The tide is now turning and skincare is coming to the forefront. It’s no secret that your makeup is only as good […]

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Garnier, Hydra Bomb, Sheet Mask

Garnier Skin Active Hydra Bomb Tissue Mask

I’m a big fan of skincare. You can wear the most high end makeup in the world, but if you aren’t looking after your skin, then it just won’t apply and last as well as it could. Core to my skincare regime are masks. I usually have several kinds of masks in rotation depending on […]

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Lancome Energie De Vie Nuit / Overnight Recovery Sleeping Mask

Every now and then a product will come along that very quickly becomes a staple in your skincare routine. Lancome Energie De Vie Nuit (I’ll just call it the Sleeping Mask from now on lol) is one of those products. It was everything I didn’t know I needed in my skincare routine! And for a […]

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Review: Elizabeth Arden Highlighter in Gold Illumination

In the world of highlighters at the moment, Elizabeth Arden isn’t a brand that you immediately think of. Some of you may remember their iconic Rose Gold Shimmer powder that was part of their Rose Gold Collection a few years ago. It looked beautiful and I tried to get it everywhere. I unfortunately missed on […]

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Makeup of the Day

It’s a beautiful summer here in Auckland so for work today I thought I would go for some neutral mattes in the crease (surprise surprise) and then a nice apricot shimmer on the lids – and then what the hell – let’s pile on the glow! BASE: Primer – Australis Primer, one of my trusty […]

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2015 Skincare & Hair Favourites

Here is the first of a two-part post with my 2015 Skincare and Hair Favourites. I had to split Beauty Favourites out to be part 2 because if I didn’t, this post would be epic (it’s already pretty long). Grab a cuppa and enjoy! Cleanser – The Natural Instinct Replenishing Cream Cleanser. I prefer cream […]

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The Body Shop Big & Curvy Waterproof Mascara and Shiseido Eyelash Curler

Being someone who is not blessed in the eyelash department, and not very experienced in false eyelash application, I’m always on the lookout for a great mascara. Yes, I’m one of those bloggers that stops you in the street to ask what mascara, lipstick, foundation etc you’re wearing. I work with the lovely Chloe, who […]

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Reflections on 2015

Well 2015, I can’t say I’m sorry to see you go. It wasn’t the best year and I reached the end of it a very tired and worn out woman, both physically and emotionally. But, it hasn’t all been bad, as my lovely partner pointed out to me when I said “2015 sucked big time”. […]

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