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



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





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





What’s your eye shape? #shapematters

eyeshape Round? Hooded? Almond? Deep set? Wide set? Have you ever put much though into what kind of shape your eyes exactly are? Or what about styling your eye make up to flatter and further enhance the natural shape of your eyes? Me – I hadn’t really had any deep and meaningfuls about it before, when applying eye make up I always tend to follow Continue reading



Sneak Peak! Lorde’s collaboration with MAC

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Not long ago it was announced that Lorde would blend her unique style with MAC cosmetics to create a limited edition collection – to me it seemed perfect timing with purple lipstick already becoming a huge fall/winter trend and Lorde’s style becoming more and more in the spotlight. Today the twitter account @Lordenews released an image of four dark shaded lipsticks as a peek of Lorde’s collection – however, Continue reading