My favourite NYX product & NYX NZ news

Favourite NYX product

NYX has been a brand in my collection for a long time now, I have specifically always been a big fan of their lip products. Also now NYX is much more accessible than in the past with it being stocked at Farmers in Auckland CBD and in more stores to come. Today in celebration of NYX being available in more Farmers stores NZ wide from the 14th of June I wanted to show you my all time favourite NYX product – the NYX matte lipstick in the shade ‘natural’. Continue reading



NYX Haul – Purchased from Farmers Queen Street

NYX Farmers Queen Street

With NYX hitting the shelves at the new Farmers Queen Street, nothing could hold me back from a NYX Haul. I really love NYX but because of the availability issue here in NZ I haven’t bought anything from the brand for quite awhile. We could say that I was well overdue for a bit of an NYX haul, so let’s have a look at what I got! If you want to know more about NYX coming in NZ click here for all the details. And if you are interested in what the pricing is like, scroll down to the bottom of the post to see what it all came to.

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NYX and Urban Decay now available in NZ

NYX Urban Decay The rumours are true! NYX and Urban Decay are now available in NZ, finally big brands are becoming more accessible all the way over here.

NYX hits New Zealand Stores next Thursday in Auckland. With the opening of the brand new Farmers on Queen Street comes NZ’s first ever NYX stand. I am so excited about this and can’t wait to not only see NYX in store, but also Continue reading



Beauty News – NYX in NZ, new Velourlips shades and beauty advent calendars

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STOP PRESS! NYX is coming to NZ, there’s five new Australis Velourlips shades on their way and there are some stunning beauty advent calendars coming out for this Christmas. This kind of beauty news is my favourite type of news!

So it’s official, NYX is opening a flagship store in New Zealand this November. Rumours say it will be in Auckland, Continue reading



How to wear coloured eyeliner

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It can be hard to stray from your usual ‘as black as my soul’ eyeliner, so today I share some tips on how to wear purple eyeliner – or any other coloured eyeliner. Coloured eyeliner can be a really cool and easy way to change up your usual look, you can do it in a subtle way going for navy blue, forest green or dark purple or go super bright with neons.

You can also chose colours to compliment your eye colour, copper and gold for blue eyes, purple and bronze for green, midnight blue for brown eyes and emerald green and gold for Hazel. But obviously there are no rules and playing around with different shades is the best way to figure out what works for you. Continue reading



Peachy keen truths from a pink blush girl – MAC blush review

 

23mac-blush-peaches-h724-jpg_222718Until a few months ago the only shade of blush I had ever worn was pink. Light pink, dark pink, glittery pink, soft pink – literally all the pinks! At first glance I was really put off by wearing hints of peach on my cheeks, what about that slightly flushed pinky look? But now, one of my favourite blushes is ‘Peaches’ a sheertone blush by MAC. 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





Getting lippy with the ‘lipstick tag’

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I really love lipstick, and now with a few tricks and a bit of practice I have figured out how to make my favourite shades last even longer. I’m also the biggest fan of a bold lip for winter, (please give it a try, you won’t look back!) I saw this cute lipstick tag featuring on Elese Aesthete recently and thought I’d give it a go! Continue reading