Monthly Archives: August 2010

ELF Studio Warm Bronzer

A few months ago I was doing my usual smokey eye, and even after I’d added blush and gloss to ‘balance’ everything, I still looked really pale.  So I started looking into bronzers. I enjoy pale skin, but sometimes I … Continue reading

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MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Stereo Rose

So my MAC Mineralise Skinfinish in Stereo Rose finally turned up in the mail. I was so happy to finally get it, and really curious to see whether it was worth all the positive reviews and MAC website stalking.  Stereo … Continue reading

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Evolve Multi-Action Double Cream

I was so pleased with Evolve’s Radiance Boost Body Cream that I was dying to try this facial moisturiser too.  Evolve is an organic, natural, paraben free at a pricepoint that is suprisingly affordable. The packaging is made from recycled … Continue reading

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Live Native Handmade Organic Skinfood

I bought Live Native Handmade Organic Skinfood from BeingContent.com a few months ago now.  I ordered this because I was intrigued.  The ingredients of this skin cream are unrefined and unpasturised, and the creams are blended without heat so you … Continue reading

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Clarins Gentle Exfoliating Refiner

The current exfoliant under scrutiny in my bathroom is Clarins Exfoliating Refiner, a product that I used to use all the time when I was a student.  I’ve fond memories of using this and the smooth skin it reavealed.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Zoya Ibiza and Nubar Night Sparkle

So I bought my first Nubar polish, and I love the quality.  Nubar Night Sparkle has a great name, looks a great colour, and lasts for 3 to 4 days on the nails. The only problem is, I’m not mad … Continue reading

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Priceline Discoveries: Lanolips Handcream and Maybelline Mineral Blush

I went to Priceline today, and this is what I found. Firstly, I finally found that my local Priceline has started stocking my Lanolips Handcream that I can’t do without.  For some reason they were stashed on a low shelf … Continue reading

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French Connection Jerry Wedges

I ordered these French Connection Jerry Wedges from French Connection’s UK website.  As you’re no doubt aware by now, I love high heels and wear them everywhere.  But for days when I just need to walk for miles and don’t … Continue reading

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Ebay Fashion Haul

My focus lately has changed from makeup to fashion.  I’m heading to a wedding in Texas at the end of this month and needed a few things to wear, as well as a few additions to my winter wardrobe here. … Continue reading

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Decleor Iris Balm

In my continuing war against dry winter skin, I ordered Decleor’s Iris Balm, a rich night balm with anti-aging properties. With its blend of plant and essential oils, this little pot promises to hydrate, stimulate, and tone the skin.  It … Continue reading

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Maybelline Mineral Blush in Moonlight Mauve and Soft Mauve

I’ve had Maybelline’s Mineral Blush in Moonlight Mauve for some time, and it’s one of my favourite blushes.  Super pigmented (a light hand is essential), so finely milled that you can apply with a brush and do the final blending … Continue reading

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ASOS Offers Free Shipping Both Ways to the US Until the End of August

A great offer at ASOS.com:  free shipping to the US until the end of August! No code needed. I just hope that Australia’s turn is next!

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ASOS Mini-Haul and Fashion Website Recommendations

My order from ASOS arrived a few days ago, and I love everything! However, whilst I can take reasonable photographs of makeup, all my pictures of the haul were terrible. The one posted above was the best! I’ve included the … Continue reading

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