Sunflower Fields + Waterfalls

Last Thursday my family and I made the two hour trip to Willowvale to see the stretching sunflower fields! In the afternoon we even did a quick hike through the mountains and came across the most beautiful waterfall! It was a really lovely way to spend Australia Day as everything from the drive to the fields to the waterfall was so picturesque. Seriously, none of these photos have been edited in any way, they’re just straight from my iPhone 6S. I know this post is a bit of a detour from my usual beauty content, but the photo opportunities were just too gorgeous not to post here! If you enjoy this little photo diary of my day or it inspires to you track down the sunflowers next year, please give this post a “like” so I know!  Continue reading “Sunflower Fields + Waterfalls”

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Kylie Cosmetics Burgundy Palette | Review, Swatches + Dupes

Kylie Cosmetics Burgundy Palette | Review, Swatches + Dupes

Personally, in the beauty world, 2016 felt like the year of Kylie Cosmetics and burgundy eyeshadow shades – so it was only a matter of time before Miss Jenner released the ever so popular Kylie Burgundy Kyshadow Palette! Today, I’m finally reviewing it. I asked for this for Christmas and was lucky enough to receive it, so over the past few weeks I’ve been trying it out and I’ve finally settled on an opinion! I have never struggled to review a palette as much as I have with this. I went from wanting it desperately, excitedly using it, having my expectations not exactly matched, then completely loving it again. Below I break down everything from the price to the formula, how I feel about each shade, who I’d recommend this palette to and even mention a few dupes! So, let’s crack on and if you enjoy this review or find it helpful, please give this post a “like” so I know!

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Lip Product Collection + Storage

Lip Product Collection + Storage

Who doesn’t love having a snoop at someone else’s makeup collection? Months ago I published a huge “Makeup Collection & Storage” post, but since then the lip product section of my collection has exploded in size. Since I just previously published a huge “Liquid Lipstick Comparison” blog post, it felt only right to create this sort of unofficial sequel where I run through what I own and how I organise it all! So, I hope this post sparks some inspiration for what you’d like to try next, how you might organise your own collection or that it fulfilled your all your snooping needs! If it does, please give it a “like” so I know and let’s crack on!

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Liquid Lipstick Comparison

Liquid Lipstick Comparison

From finding the absolute exact foundation match in a formula you love to discovering a mascara that ticks every box, there are some makeup products beauty junkies will go to the end of the earth to perfect. One of those is finding the ultimate liquid lipstick. At first I was hesitant to try them, but once I did I fell hard and fast and quickly became a woman possessed, determined to try every formula within grasp in search of the holy grail. This blog post has been in the works since around last September, but only recently I’ve been able to confirm I have a favourite and I’m very happy to stop looking (at least, for a long time). Have a found my favourite formula? Yes! Am I happy about who it’s from? Nope! Keep reading to find out how I think these liquid lipsticks stack up against each other and if you find this post helpful or enjoyable, please give it a “like” so I know! Let’s crack on!

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Disappointing Products

Disappointing Products

Just like every beauty junkie, certain areas in my makeup collection are graveyards of foundations that don’t match, concealers that crease and matte liquid lipsticks that are definitely not matte. While my blog is full of honest, positive reviews where I rave over the sheer creamy pigmentation of an eyeshadow, with every amazing hit I buy there are definitely some misses. Since I’m slowly cleaning out my makeup collection, I couldn’t pass these items onto another place (i.e. the bin) without sharing why I find them so disappointing. From items that don’t do what they promise to makeup that just doesn’t live up the hype, here are some products that make me go “it’s a no from me.” If you enjoy this post or find it helpful, please give it a “like” so I know and let’s get on with it!

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A Sort of Realistic Wishlist

A Sort of Realistic Wishlist

My birthday is approaching and in true wishlist fashion, I’ve gone from wanting nothing at all to customising the writing on a pair of Nikes and seeing if I could ever justify a Chloé bag. From realistic purchases I can make at Mecca Maxima to extravagant “yeah right” items, here’s a bunch of things I’ve been browsing recently, all displayed in a Photoshop collage I had too much fun putting together. Look at all that blush pink, copper and grey goodness! Give this post a “like” if you enjoy it and let’s crack on!

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How To: Fake Freckles

How To: Fake Freckles

A makeup trend I’ve been seeing all over Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube is the “fake freckles” trend. One of my 2017 Beauty Goals was to post more tutorials of sorts on my blog, and since I featured this look in my Summer Makeup Picks I thought I’d make a whole “How To” post dedicated to how I created my freckles! YouTube is the best platform for tutorials, but I thought I’d have a crack at showing you what inspired me, who I learnt from, which makeup items I used to create this look and tips on how I think you can make them look more natural! So, I hope you like this little speckled, freckled summer child look and if you do please give this post a “like” so I know! 

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