Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Meet Your Mask Kit Reivew | Peter Thomas Roth

A little while ago I was sent the Meet Your Mask set by Peter Thomas Roth. I regularly try mini sizes of skincare before investing in anything full sized. It's just an easier way to make sure something agrees with your skin without spending as much money. My skin is usually pretty good, but it can sometimes be sensitive and reactive, which is why I like to have the chance to sample products first.

I started thinking about how some masks show immediate results, where others require regular use. So I thought I'd come to you with something that isn't quite a full review, but more than a first impressions. I've gotten 3 - 4 uses out of each of the masks and thought I'd share my findings. After trying them all, which do I think is most worth purchasing a full size of? Were there any I didn't notice a difference with at all? 

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

The 5 Minute Face

Hello everyone! Hope you're all having a great day. I'm currently home sick with an upset stomach so I thought I'd try to get a blog post out. I've been meaning to write this one for a while now, but I've been hit hard with writers block. I'm blaming winter. I'm also blaming the fact that I've barely bought any makeup all year. It's just so much easier to feel inspired when surrounded by new things. But that's okay. I'm getting past that. 

So on to the point of this post. I'm sure we've all been in situations where we only have five or ten minutes to be out the door, and unfortunately a completely bare face isn't always an option. I feel like I've really mastered that very-minimal-but-still-put-together thing, so I thought I'd share my routine for you. When last minute plans pop up, I tend to go for a very minimal look. It suits me better to have everything done minimally than to just focus on one area of my face.

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Current Beauty Wishlist | 002

I'm only a few months away from my trip to Los Angeles this August, and I am in full planning mode. I've got a spread sheet full of details about the trip. A full itinerary, packing list and a price comparison breakdown of things I'm interested in buying. Then there's also a page full of things I want to buy that we can't get in-store in Australia. I don't know when I became such a detailed holiday planner, but I guess this is who I am now. I actually find it... fun. 

So while chipping away at this spread sheet I realised that I had enough things to do a huge wishlist post. Then I realised that if I were to throw everything I want into one post it would be too big. So I've narrowed the list down to the things that I want the most. The 10 things that I am almost positive I will either be getting before I go or while I'm there. And here they are:

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Empties - Products I've Used Up | 005


Hello and welcome to my fifth empties post! They're always my favourites write and to read from other bloggers too. I love seeing what items people like enough to use up, or that they hate-use their way through. It's also really freeing to finally be able to throw out all of this rubbish that I've been keeping in my drawers for a few months. 

You might notice my photos looks a little different compared to normal in this post. On Sunday when I was setting up to take pictures I discovered that my soft boxes had broken. It was too late to buy new ones and it was such an overcast day. I did the best I could, and I actually don't hate how they look. Kind of cosy in a way. I still haven't replaced them, so if you have any lighting recs let me know! I'm torn on whether to replace them or try a ring light instead. Anyway, on to the empties:

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

The Balm Meet Matte Shmaker Palette Review and Swatches

Hello and welcome to another eyeshadow palette review. This time I'll be giving you my thoughts on the Meet Matte Shmaker palette by The Balm. It's the newest in the Meet Matte line, and the first of them to include shimmer shadows. I've had my eye on it since it was released, so I was pretty excited when it was sent to me. I've never tried The Balm's shadows before, so I was definitely interested to see if the formula is all it's hyped up to be.

First things first: the packaging. I'm not usually one for overly cutesy packaging, but I do like this. It's sweet without being sickly (at least for my taste). I know it won't be for everyone, but it avoids being in the Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons "childrens makeup" category for me. I also like the slim cardboard packaging. It's more lightweight than plastic, and so much better for the environment. I know some people think it looks cheaper, but I would rather something take up less space in my drawers and be a little more travel friendly. 


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