Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Currently Loving | 001


Hello and welcome to the start of a new series on my blog! I've decided that since I'm the worst at posting monthly favourites, I would start this instead. Every so often, when I have a set of products I'm reaching for more than others, I'll come here to tell you about them. A lot of other bloggers do this, so I figured I would start too. So here's to the first! Hope you enjoy.

Tuesday, 7 August 2018

A Go-To Skincare Review


Go-To Skincare is an Australian brand founded in 2014 by Zoë Foster-Blake. If you're not familiar, she's basically royalty in the Australian beauty world. As a beauty editor, author and blogger she already had a loyal fan base before launching the brand. I've been following Zoë and Go-To for a few years now, so I couldn't put off testing out the products any longer.

I'm one of those people who has a list in their heads of brands/specific items that I want to buy, but never actually gets around to trying them. Instead of buying something I've been thinking about for months or years, I'll grab something completely different because in the moment I can't think of the things I actually want. This is how I've been with Go-To for a little while now. 

I picked up the Pinky-Nudey Lips as a GWP with a magazine last year, but it's still taken me this long to order anything more. I was starting to notice people outside of the beauty community talk about them, a lot. I work in a pretty big office and so many of the girls are loyal customers of the brand. My friends were doing group orders of the cleanser and sheet masks. I was struck with some serious FOMO. The peachy packaging. The quirky product names and descriptions. The glowing reviews. It was time for me to place an order.

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

My Favourite Makeup Brushes


Using the right brush for the right job can elevate a look just as quickly as using the wrong brush can ruin a look. Before I got in to makeup I'd buy brushes that weren't designed for the things I needed them for. I'd buy ones that would shed and break. In the hopes of someone else avoiding that trial and error, I thought it would be worth sharing the brushes that I've fallen in love with through the years. 

This isn't my entire collection, just the tried and true favourites. The ones that I would be most likely to buy again if they were to all be stolen or something (let's hope not). Most mentioned here are pretty affordable, thought there are a few high end ones mentioned as well. Price can definitely be a factor when it comes to finding good brushes, but not always.  

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Empties - Products I've Used Up | 006



Hello and welcome to my sixth empties post! I've mentioned a few times that I've been making the choice to buy a lot less makeup this year. Partly to save money, but also because I have a lot of products that are starting to creep up in age. I want to give them all a bit more use before they expire, or I declutter them. A lot of my powder products are older, so I don't want to keep adding to my collection unless I'm also letting things go. 

Because of this, I've been seeing a lot more use out of the products I currently have. I've hit pan on two highlighters this month, which is crazy for me! None of them are close to being done, but it's so refreshing to see my products not look untouched. The products this time around are mainly skincare, with a few makeup bits too. It's always the way these posts go though, makeup is really hard to actually finish if you have a lot of it. So let's get into it:

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? 

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