Korean beauties and brands – a beautynet korea review

beauty net koreaEver since the outburst of BB creams into the western world I have kept my eye on Korean beauty products and brands, and my love for them has grown bigger and bigger. It seems that Asian beauty brands, especially in Korea, are always on the cusp of new breakthrough ingredients and they also have the most cutest packaging I’ve ever seen! Continue reading

What to do when your skin turns on you…

dheaYour skin is supposed to be your buddy right? Like your best friend, being smooth, bright and looking after all that gooey stuff inside. But what happens when it just up and changes on you?!? For better or for worse, itโ€™s weird having to get use to a change when your skin has been the same type for a while. My personal experience has been Continue reading

Nails of the moment – featuring Ulta3

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I don’t feature nail products much on my blog, despite the fact that I have a pretty big collection and you will hardly ever, EVER see my nails bare. Being lucky enough to stumble across the huge range of nail polishes from Ulta3, I got inspired to share my nails of the moment!

I used two shades, firstly ‘fruit tingle’ which is a bright summery pink, and ‘over the rainbow’ a sequin disco-fest of colour. I used ‘over the rainbow’ to also double as my top coat. Continue reading

Running away from the every day – a collab with ‘A lovely look’

5 days 10 looksThe fantastic Hannah from ‘A Lovely Look’ and I got chatting recently about how easy it can be to get stuck in a bit of a make-up rut. In my case I find that sometimes it is just so much easier to turn to my safe same olds, rather than try something new.

So we set ourselves a challenge, 5 days – 5 new looks. Each day we would individually try out a new make up look, something we hadn’t tried before or hardly ever do and rock it! I searched among my mass of beauty products and thought about looks and trends I had seen recently to decide on my 5 looks to try, and this is how it all turned out – three lip looks and two eye looks. Continue reading

Cherry Culture NYX Haul

nyx haul imageYesterday I received my mini NYX haul from Cherry Culture. I needed a few NYX bits and bobs and was impressed that Cherry Culture had the cheapest prices out of a lot of different make up sites (including the official NYX online store!). They also ship to NZ for a reasonable price, so there was no YouShop hassle. My order took about three days to be processed and then shipping took around 5 days from the US to my door step. Continue reading

Procrastinating Beauty Blogger Tag!

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Are you a procrastinator? When it comes to beauty, what do you make sure you always do and what do you make wait for as long as possible?!? I saw this Beauty Tag by Jen on ‘From Head to Toe‘ – and was super keen to give it a go. Scroll down to see who I have tagged!

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Goss Make-up Artists’ Flawless Foundation Technique – How to!

So recently there has been a bit of a buzz about a new foundation technique by Goss make-up artist (an amazing make up artist and famous YouTuber). This technique involves three simple steps and promises a flawless base with fantastic coverage. Naturally, as soon as I watched the video (which you can view below) I gave it a go, and I am very impressed with the results! But, before I go into my thoughts take a look at my how to. Continue reading