Korean Kiwi Beauty Review

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Korean Kiwi Beauty is an online store which is new to NZ. They stock a huge range of Korean beauty products and brands, even those that can usually be tricky to find and get hold of! Over the past two weeks I have been trying out a range of goodies sent to me by Korean Kiwi Beauty. Here are my first impressions of the products and also my review of the Korean Kiwi Beauty service. Continue reading



Maybelline Super BB & The Hyper Curl Volum’ Express mascara

Maybelline Super BB

The Maybelline Super BB and the Hyper Curl Volum’ Express mascara are two of my favourite purchases from my most recent Thailand shopping haul. I purchased both of them on a whim during one of my mega sprees at Eve&Boy. The Super BB originally caught my eye because the stand was insanely crowded by Thai teenagers who were practically ripping the product off the shelf. I decided on the Hyper Curl Volum’ Express because it was the first mascara I had seen which labelled as ‘easy wash’ something I knew my sensitive eyes would love.  Continue reading



How to get your makeup on fast!

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We have all been there – you get super late notice about something and need to run out the door when you have literally just got out of bed… or maybe you just slept through your alarms a couple too many times. You feel like you need to put on some makeup, but you need to be super, super fast! Here are my tips for putting your makeup on fast. It’s much better to keep it really simple and no fuss. Continue reading



Summer Survival Series #2 Road Trip Essentials

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It isn’t a typical Kiwi summer without some kind of road trip! Whether you’re heading home to catch up with family, having a girls getaway or off to a New Years festival having the essentials always ensures that your road trip isn’t a bumpy ride. There are certain things I take with me no matter where I’m going or what the occasion is during summer. If you read number 1 of my Summer Survival Series (check it out here if you missed it!) you’ll already know that I am planning to head off on a roadie down to Whakatane these holidays before I set off to Thailand. I’ve thrown together a list of totally essential items to take with me on my road trip – my holiday companion Oli at reallifeauckland.com has also compiled his road trip essentials. So together I think we have everything covered! Continue reading



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