Category Archives: Makeup

Comfort Food

I’m not much of a chef. I hate the clean-up that comes with cooking, and I find being in the kitchen tedious unless I’m preparing a gin and tonic. But, what I have learned over the years is that if … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions and Goals

I love reading posts about new year’s resolutions, and I love planning for the year ahead. So many possibilities, and so many opportunities to make the year ahead better than the last! Now that I’ve finished the PhD (until the … Continue reading

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Study FOTD

So now that every waking moment is taking up with writing my thesis/ editing my thesis/ lying awake worrying about my thesis, makeup application has become rather streamlined. In the mornings I want something that is really quick to apply … Continue reading

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A Foodly Affair

These chocolates were included in the #POBM gift bags from A Foodly Affair in Perth. I finally just caved in and scoffed all four of them, and they were stunning. As I said in my last post: who knew that … Continue reading

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Perth Online Beauty Media #POBM

So yesterday, thanks the phenomenal organisational powers of Annette from WellnessWA, Perth girls had their first online beauty media event! Hello bloggers! It was a very welcome break from the spectre of PhD editing. The venue was generously provided by … Continue reading

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A General Announcement

I’m about to start the dreaded final edit of my PhD thesis, which means I won’t be posting here much for the next…well…however long it takes to get it done. You can follow me here on Twitter if you don’t … Continue reading

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Top 11 of 2011

Many things that I’ve been using throughout 2011, such as my Covergirl Lashblast mascara, Chanel Joues Contraste blushes, Chanel Rouge Allure lipsticks, and so on, have not changed; so, rather than re-hash staples in my routine, I thought write a … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve OOTD

I just got back from a lovely Christmas Eve dinner with the family and thought I’d post what I wore: Dress: Table Eight (picked up in the Myer Mid-Year Sale for $20) Shoes: Michael Kors (Ebay) Bracelet: Tiffany & Co. … Continue reading

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Full Strip False Lash Tutorial

I was asked by the delightful StyleOnTheCouch to put together a quick false lash tutorial in honour of the festive season, so here is it! I enjoy wearing full strip lashes, but depending on the type that you buy they … Continue reading

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So I took a short break from the thesis and went out on Friday night…

I usually don’t get so excited about going out for a meal, but this is the first time I’ve had the opportunity to frock up in goodness knows how long. The guilt of leaving my thesis for a night is … Continue reading

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Models Prefer Brushes, a Winged Eyeliner Tutorial, and a Red Lip Look

I love winged liner, but it doesn’t always love me. Being able to execute a winged liner is the final frontier of makeup proficiency, and it makes a huge difference if you have the right tools. Experts like Jen make … Continue reading

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Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner in Baked

Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Liner in Baked has been in my collection for a few months now, and with the festive season upon us I thought I’d give it a proper trial and see what it could do. In … Continue reading

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Lanolips Lip Ointment with Colour in Mulberry – Limited Edition

I rarely blog about things I’ve been sent these days, but I have to make an exception for the new, limited edition Lanolips Lip Ointment with Colour in Mulberry. I’m already a huge fan of the original Lanolips 101 Ointment … Continue reading

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Mad Men Clothing Exhibition Comes To Perth!

If you find yourself in the Perth CBD between the 7th and the 30th October, get down to the Ennex 100 Centre and see the ‘Mad for Fashion’ exhibition, featuring an awe-inspiring collection of clothing from the award-winning series Mad … Continue reading

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The No-Nonsense, Common Sense Guide to Losing Weight and Keeping it Off

I usually don’t wade in to dangerous territory like eating patterns, body image, and the like; but over the past few months I’ve heard a lot of people talking about diets, and I’d like to add my thoughts to the … Continue reading

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