Monthly Archives: September 2011

Impulse Purchase…

Inspired by this post on The Mustard Jumper, and slightly put out that I wasn’t at IMATS and the Australian Beauty Bloggers Weekend in Sydney, I purchased this ASOS Button Pocket Midi Skirt in Orange. For AUD $55, it’s pretty … Continue reading

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DIY Cleanser: ‘Easy Rinse’ Oil Cleansing Method and Tanaka Massage

I’ve been meaning to put up this recipe for a while, but I’ve been trying to get the balance of ingredients just right before I share it with you all. Traditionally, the ‘Oil Cleansing Method’ requires just oil and Castor … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Sunscreen: How Do You Know That It Works?

Recently, in the comments to my DIY 20% Zinc Oxide Sunscreen Tutorial I linked to a blog called Point of Interest, which provides excellent advice on oils and bath and body formulation.  However, when I visited there recently I was … Continue reading

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Latest Skin Update

So I started my skincare overhaul in May, and boy did my skin need it! Four months later, it’s now September, so it’s time to take a few more no-makeup pictures and share my progress with you all. My results … Continue reading

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New Hair! (sort of)

My hair has needed a colour and a cut for a long time now. I’ve had no time to get things like this done, as every hour is becoming more and more precious in the lead-up to PhD submission (eep!). … Continue reading

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Coffee Break Shopping: JolieVintageShop

Jolie Vintage Shop on Etsy has new stock. And oh what new stock they have. I think it goes without saying that if I had the money, I’d purchase all the frocks below.  The owner – Nena – has such … Continue reading

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