Tuesday, 9 October 2018

USA Skincare Haul

Hello everyone! Today I'm bringing you an overdue skincare haul. I was in Los Angeles in August/September and basically threw my money at Sephora. In Australia a lot of these things are either hard to get or really expensive. This lead to me going all out and hauling like I've never hauled before. I've had a little bit of time to play with the items mentioned, so I can give some first impressions and talk about my experiences so far. Let's get into it:

We popped in to the Beverly Center on the first day of the trip. I headed straight for the Drunk Elephant gondola when I went into Sephora, set on the T.L.C Sukari Babyfacial. It's a product we can't get in Australia due to the high amount of AHA it contains. I follow a lot of people that love this product, so I had to see what all the fuss was about. I've used it a few times now and I've been blown away. I need to test it out a little more before giving it a full review, but it's completely gotten rid of the texture on my chin.

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Trying Makeup Revolution Eyeshadows

I remember the first time I'd heard of Makeup Revolution. I was watching a Shaaanxo video when I was first getting into makeup. She was using one of their dupes of the Too Faced Sweetheart blushes.  It looked cute and she seemed to like it, but for a long time I thought that was all the brand did. Dupe other brands. I've always felt a little funny about that sort of thing, so I was never really tempted to try anything from the brand.

It wasn't until a few years later that I'd started taking notice of their more original creations. I'm not sure if that's just because they started producing more original products, or if people just started talking about them more. Either way, I was definitely paying more attention to them than I had previously. 

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.  


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