Monthly Archives: May 2011

A ‘Super’ Facial – Dr Perricone at Kit Cosmetics

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to be invited to Kit Cosmetics to have a 15 minute facial.  The facial was an opportunity to try out the new ‘Super’ range from Dr Perricone, and whilst the facial was free for me, … Continue reading

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Something Has Gone Wrong…

I merrily updated to the latest version of WordPress a few days ago, and my theme (the arrangement of text and images around the blog) apparently does not fit with the new version of WordPress. So on Friday, my theme … Continue reading

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My Current Skincare Routine – A Ramble and a Rave

I’ve always been quite pedantic about my skincare, but because of financial constraints (damn student poverty) and a lack of time,  I’ve not been as diligent with it over the past few months as I normally am.  As a result, … Continue reading

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EmerginC Red Carpet Primer

I haven’t used a primer in a few months, so I when I was sent the EmerginC Red Carpet Primer I was interested to see what it would do for my skin. The packaging is simple and sleek, and comes … Continue reading

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Marie Veronique Organics and a Brief Word About Sunscreen

I wear sunscreen every day. It’s an essential part of my skincare routine. I’ve been using chemical (as opposed to physical) sunscreens for years, but I’ve recently discovered that chemical sunscreens degrade quickly on the skin and can be absorbed … Continue reading

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Vintage Clothing and a Skirt from Etsy

So. I’m still obsessed with JolieVintageShop on Etsy. My latest two purchases are a blazer and dress, and I’ve also recently picked up a skirt from MaisyBrownReproRetro, based in Sydney. I’ve already had quite a bit of wear out of … Continue reading

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Chanel Quadra Eyeshadow: Winter Nights

Chanel’s eyeshadow quads don’t have a fantastic reputation in the beauty community, but Winter Nights is one of my favourite palettes and I just realised that I’ve never formally reviewed it. As far as I know, it’s only sold in … Continue reading

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DIY 10% Vitamin C Serum

I’ve wanted to make my own Vitamin C serum for years, but science has never really been my forte and the thought of ruining expensive ingredients or giving myself a rash didn’t appeal. However, after reading about Jen’s exploits over … Continue reading

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Ardell Lash Applicator

Last year I went to a wedding and had my makeup done by a makeup artist. When it came to the false lashes of the day, she whipped out a false lash applicator and said that they make applying faslse … Continue reading

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ABC (of me) Tag

I’ve seen this tag on a few blogs now, and thought it might be fun to do.  I’m not sure if anyone will find this remotely interesting, but here we are.  Oh, and the photo above is a picture of … Continue reading

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Raw, Unrefined, Shea Butter

Intrigued by the ingredient of the moment – Shea Butter – I thought I would purchase some of it in its raw, unrefined state to see what it could do for my skin. The smell is difficult to describe; I … Continue reading

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