My Favourite Beauty Places to Shop in Auckland

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It’s no secret that I am quite a fan of heading out for a bit of shopping whenever the moment allows. Whether I am looking for something in particular or just having a browse, I love looking around the stores seeing what’s on sale and also testing and swatching products. And let’s be honest, there is always at least one or two things on my shopping want list! Shopping is something I really enjoy doing, even just window shopping with my best friend Melissa can set us in for a full afternoon of laughter and singing along to the stores radios. I often get a bit sick of shops in Auckland when comparing our malls and shopping districts to those overseas as each Westfield can start looking really similar. But it’s really not all that bad and there are some great beauty finds if you know where to look!

When I do start getting a bit over it all I go to a mall which is outside of my usual area for something a bit fresh (maybe it’s really a sign I should go shopping less?!) Today I have done a bit of a summary about my favourite places to shop in Auckland organised by area and have even thrown a few clothing and bits and bobs stores in there too. I’d love Continue reading



EOS is SOS for your lips

eos lip balmI recently popped into Martha’s Backyard for a spot of American grocery shopping (isn’t that store just a little gem?!), when I spotted some EOS lip balms behind the counter. I’ve heard a lot about these brightly coloured, egg shaped lip life savers, so I decided to give one a go. I heard the word ‘strawberry sorbet’ and I was handing over my cash in an instant for that little pink ball and a few other goodies*. Continue reading