Review + Demo: Australis Stayput Foundation

I have had a few requests to review this foundation from Australis, called the Stayput Foundation. It claims to last for 16 hours on the face, as well as being smudge-free and moisturising. If you’re wondering if I agree with these claims, and whether or not this drugstore foundation is worth trying out, then keep reading!

Nars Audacious Lipsticks Review + Swatches

The NARS Audacious Lipsticks have been flooding social media sites for a couple of months now, but I thought it was worth doing a full review of the lipsticks on my blog! Keep reading to hear what I think of this new range.

November Favourites | 2014

Sooooo, I know I said I wasn't going to do a blog post about my favourite products of November, and technically that is still true BUT I made a video instead!

Hope you all enjoy it! I am hoping I will have more regular videos up soon so I would really appreciate if you subscribed to my channel!

If you have a YouTube channel please leave the link below ♡

Benefit US Haul & Mini Review

Hi to all my beautiful readers! I decided that I won't be doing a "November Favourites" this month, and instead I will be gearing up for a bigger post at the end of December with my 2014 favourites! Stay tuned to see all the items I've been loving throughout the year.

Today I thought I'd show you all some goodies that I recently ordered from Benefit. I have to say that overall as a brand, Benefit is one of my absolute favourites. They have clever, innovative products, with beautiful packaging, and a wide range of different items so you can create a full look with their products, and I think they are all really good quality.

Although Benefit is readily available here in Australia at your local Myer as well as online beauty boutiques such as Adore Beauty and Myqty, I prefer to order from the US Benefit Website since the prices are much cheaper (even with the USD to AUD conversion), and they provide free samples, as well as having regular special codes they e-mail out for additional deluxe samples or free products. The shipping from the US to australia generally takes 10-14 working days and is pretty affordable, being weight based. If you spend over $125, you get free international shipping, and they often release codes for free international shipping with $100 purchase. I used one of these codes for my order below!

For this haul, I purchased some new products as well as re-purchased some old favourites. How amazing is their packaging? I love the limited edition Christmas packs!!!

Redefining Timeless Beauty: No Makeup Makeup Look Featuring Pears Giveaway!

Hi to all my beautiful followers! Today my post is inspiree by some research that Pears, the iconic soap brand, commissioned about how Australian women define "timeless beauty". 

Sometimes, when we have a passion for things like cosmetics, skincare, and other beauty products we can lose sight of our true perception of our definition of beauty. We may forget that often the most beautiful looks, are those that accentuate our natural features, and flaunt the details we were born with! It's easy to start comparing yourself to other women (or men) you may see on Instagram, or on Youtube, but nobody is perfect, and it is all the small details that set us apart which make us unique and beautiful. More importantly, it is our personalities, our confidence, and the way that we feel about ourselves that really accentuates our natural beauty.

Keep reading to find out more about my Timeless Beauty Makeup Look & Pears Giveaway!

Review: Eco. Modern Essentials

ECO. Modern Essentials is a skincare brand that was created from its parent company, the Natalie Group, which you may have heard of through the skincare brand NAT. (you can read more about them here). ECO is a skincare brand that aims to provide quality natural skincare that is results-driven, yet still affordable! Their philosophy is to provide basic products that can be used for daily rituals for modern living. I love the simplicity of their packaging and products, and it's always nice to try out local Australian skincare brands. Keep reading to find out more about my experience with trying out ECO. Modern Essentials!

Shanghai Suzy Lipstick Collection + Swatches

Shanghai Suzy was founded by former cosmetics marketing exec Joanna Wheaton, and is a lipstick-only cosmetics brand that delivers fun and bright shades of lipsticks. Each shade is limited edition, with a new range of shades being delivered every season! This brand has gained a lot of attention within the last couple of months, releasing a beautiful Spring/Summer 2014 collection in September that has got everyone talking and promoting the brand like crazy, especially on Instagram. I'm a huge fan of these lipsticks, so I thought I'd finally do a post showing you my whole collection & swatch them all for you!

October Favourites ♥

I hope you all had a fun & safe Halloween! I stayed at home with my fiancé and watched scary movies. I even bought candy for any trick-or-treaters, but sadly we didn't have any :( Luckily for you this meant I had some spare time on my hands so I'm on the ball this month, and have my October Favourites ready for you! 

I went back to the basics this month, I've been experiencing a lot of unwanted breakouts, so I haven't experimented much with foundations, and stuck to base products I know and love. I played around a little with some new eye products, and have discovered some great little gems! If you can believe it, I don't have any favourite lip items this month, I've been playing around with lots of different shades, and just couldn't decide on one favourite I've been turning to consistently. Keep reading to find out what I've been loving this month!

How To Keep Your Hair Healthy With Goldwell

I've been using Goldwell products for several years now, after being introduced to the brand by my hairdresser. After trying many of their products, Goldwell has definitely become one of my favourite haircare brands! They have so many products that work well for me and I find that it's easy to create an entire haircare routine just using this brand, which is often hard to do!
I wanted to talk about a few additional products I use which you may not always consider as part of your routine, but definitely assist to keep your hair healthy and shiny. I've already raved about the Shampoos, Conditioners and 60 Second Treatments from the DUALSENSES line from Goldwell (read the review here), but I'd like to chat about a few other products that keep my hair shiny, frizz-free & looking healthy. Keep reading to find out what I've been loving!

Favourite Products: Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics

Hi Beauties! Today I thought I'd share with you some of my favourite products from the brand Lush. Lush is a great brand that believe in using fresh and organic ingredients in their products, so that when you look at their labels, you can see exactly what each product is made from, without any nasties or chemicals. Lush are probably most well known for their amazing smelling bath bombs and soaps which fill their stores with delicious scents!

My personal experience with the brand has been a little hit or miss, but I still thought it was worth writing a post about since the products that I do enjoy from Lush, I like a lot!!! I have been disappointed in the past from some of their cleansers (such as herbalism) since I found them to be very messy and ineffective in application (lost product everywhere). I also really did not like their fresh face mask in cosmetic warrior. I bought it to combat some of my blemishes when I was having a breakout, but the scent was absolutely nasty and the product just did not work for me!

However - there are lots of other products available at Lush and here are some I would definitely recommend you check out!