Pure Fiji Coconut Sugar Rub

Once in a while a product comes into your life and literally changes the game. Pure Fiji Coconut Sugar Rub is one of those products for me. I agree that this is a fairly bold statement from someone that reviews LOTS of products from many different brands, but believe me, it’s that good! Based in […]


Favorite Lipsticks – MAC Brick-O-La

Looking for a lipstick that adds a pop of colour, but doesn’t completely take over your look? Ladies and gentlemen I present to you MAC Brick-o-la. MAC has a number of different finishes in their lipstick range. I love their Mattes and Cremesheens, but I also love their Amplifieds (also known as Amplified Creme) – […]


Getting Ready for Summer – Marzena Hair Removal Products and Giveaway!

If you’re like me, summer has snuck up on you this year. I mean seriously, where did the year go? I cannot believe that it’s Christmas next month. With that in mind, I knew it was time to get the legs in shape to see some sun. During winter I wear boots, pants, tights and […]

Illamasqua Bare Lipstick

Favorite Nude Lipsticks: Illamasqua Bare

As you know, I am writing a blog series on my favorite lipsticks. Second in my favorite nudes is Illamasqua Bare. Illamasqua is not a well known brand in New Zealand, where I live, but thanks to the power of YouTube I was introduced to this British brand by one of my favorite YouTube make […]

Nude by Nature Contour and Highlighter Kits

Review: Nude by Nature Contour & Highlighter Kits

I was lucky enough to receive these products from the team at Nude by Nature. Having already reviewed their face brush set (click here to see my review), I had high expectations from these products. Off the bat, the packaging is just beautiful in a rich rose gold colour and deep dark browns. Contour Palette […]

MAC Creme in Your Coffee Lipstick

Favorite Nude Lipsticks: MAC Creme in Your Coffee

As you know, I love lipstick. I have so many different colours, finishes and brands that I can talk lipstick all day long. Women (and men) know the struggle of finding just that perfect colour for them. I mean how many reds to we really need? I’m starting a series of my own ‘favorites’ – […]

MOA Apple Cider, Spices

Recipe & Review – MOA Mulled Apple Cider

It’s supposed to be getting warmer here in New Zealand, but the cold and rain doesn’t seem to want to let go. This weekend I thought I’d try a recipe to warm the old cockles of the heart – Mulled Apple Cider. I was lucky enough to be sent some apple cider from a renowned […]

emergency products

Products I never leave home without

I’m always on the go. With working a busy full time job, and being a Mum of three kids there’s always something that needs to be done, somewhere I need to go, or something I need to pick up. With so many things going on I’ve found that I need to have an emergency kit […]


Review: Benefit Cosmetics Cheekathon Palette

Each year, cosmetic companies launch holiday or limited edition packs. Sometimes they’re a little ‘meh’ and sometimes they are flat out amazing. Benefit always delivers in this area. Their Christmas packs are fantastic and through the year they launch certain limited edition items too. Earlier this year they launch the ‘Cheekathon’ palette. It retailed here […]


Lip Combo: MAC Strength Lipstick with MAC Auburn Lipliner

If you have ever met me in person, then you know I am a lip product fiend. I love lipsticks, lipliners, liquid lipsticks, lip conditioners, lip balms, lip gloss etc etc. Well, you’ll also know that I love ALL makeup and skincare, but something about lipstick calls to me deep in my soul 😉 I’ve […]