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my everyday makeup essentials

my everyday makeup essentials Like many women, and 99.99% of beauty bloggers, I have many shades of lipstick and blush and eyeshadow. I also have multiples of pretty much every other beauty product you can imagine too. They’re just so pretty! Every day, I reach for a different lip colour, andread more »

7 lippies in 7 days beauty challenge

7 lippies in 7 days You may have noticed I love a good challenge!  I’m just freshly off 31 dresses in 31 days for Frocktober, smack bang in the middle of Style it Project November, currently participating in Rule Breakers Club Forbidden Pairs with iCurvy and finished up 7 Lippies in 7 Daysread more »

Sephora Beauty Pass and Mecca Beauty Loop

Sephora Beauty Pass and Mecca Beauty Loop Sephora Beauty Pass Beauty addicts, the wait is over! Sephora Australia have finally updated their Sephora Beauty Pass rewards program.  It’s now more like the famous Beauty Insider program at Sephora USA. Sephora Beauty Pass now has three levelsread more »

my daily skincare regime

my daily skincare regime I’m sharing my daily skincare regime. The routine I follow every morning and every evening to keep my skin healthy and happy, plus the products I most often reach for.  I’m 43 with combination skin. I must be doing something right, as I recently had a skinread more »

The Festival of Kimba 43

The Festival of Kimba 43 Oh, I do like a birthday festival! Especially when it’s mine.  Funny that!  The Festival of Kimba was a pretty special one. It started with breakfast in bed – smoked salmon scramble on my gluten free toast, topped with fresh basil.  Next up, a pile of lovelyread more »

How to disguise eyebags

I’m turning 42 years old this week.  And I have eyebags.  I have crows feet.  I have pigmentation.  I have wrinkles.  Goddamn it, I even have pimples. I’m not actually all that worried about it.  I’ve faced down worst before and I’ll face down worst again.read more »

Latest Style and Beauty Favourites

Want a sneak peek into some of my latest style and beauty favourites? I do hope the answer is yes, because here they are!  Fabulously modelled by yours truly.  Well, as worn by me anyway. Hound + The Hare topknots NARS Satin Lip Pencil in Descanso I totes adore a hairbow.  Wire twistread more »

9 Top Tips from NARS Makeup Artists

I’m a bit of a Mecca Cosmetica fan girl.  I love their cult range, their brilliant product knowledge, their generosity of spirit, and the all around gorgeousness of the MUAs who work there. I also love their commitment to knowledge and sharing the love, with fabulous master class events.  Iread more »

Hourglass Cosmetics

I treated myself to Hourglass Cosmetics Ambient Powder Wardrobe last year – a limited edition trio palette of high-tech soft focus finishing powders.  I use Dim Light as my finishing powder (and marvel as my pigmentation and wrinkles just blur out of existence).  Incandescent Light is my ohread more »

Currently Crushing On | Unlock Your Style

Time for this week’s lust list of lovely things that I’m currently crushing on. My fabulous friend Nikki from Styling You is now a published author.  A published author!  Her book Unlock Your Style, due for release on 29 July 2014, is packed to the gunwales with fashion tips to helpread more »

Why I Love Mondays

I am one of those really weird people who like Mondays.  I really do.  I love Mondays, in fact.  After a busy weekend of family fun, Monday is my day.  The Welshman goes to work, Boyo goes to school, I get caffeinated on the school run and get my head down, bum up.   My Ta Da List gets a jollyread more »

Christmas Gifts for Beauty Queens

As a total beauty junkie, I absolutely love to find beauty gifts inside my Christmas stocking.  There are various catalogues from department stores and cosmetic emporiums scattered around our house, all festooned with large circles, very subtly pointing out Christmas Gifts for Beauty Queensread more »

Lather Rinse Repeat : Why I Double Cleanse

Hands up who thought Lather Rinse Repeat was a beauty myth made up by marketers to sell more shampoo and cleansers? Well, I always thought it was too, until I started questioning why my hair was so much nicer after it had been washed at the hairdressers.  I was buying their fabulous products.read more »

Xmas Wish List : What I would like for Xmas

Image credit   Hey!  Did you know it is just over a month until Xmas?  Did you know that working in the CBD can be a curse?  I keep spotting gorgeous things right, left and centre in the shops.  The Welshman has asked me to email him any suggestions for my Xmas wishlist.  Here it is,read more »

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