Tag Archives: Etsy

Currently Lusting After: Convertible Dresses

I’ve noticed that convertible dresses seem to be popping up in more and more places lately, and as I’m broke as broke can be, instead of buying one I’m going to share them with you! I first noticed convertible dresses … Continue reading

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Sale at JolieVintageShop on Etsy!

There’s a fantastic sale going on at my favourite vintage clothing store: JolieVintageShop on Etsy!  The 1960s Peacock Gown that you see in the photo above is down to $88! Bargain! Hop over there to check out all the other … Continue reading

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Latest Vintage Purchases from The Vintage Nook and JolieVintageShop

This is my latest vintage haul, and as usual, I love everything! Well, the first item isn’t vintage, but I’ll throw it in anyway By the way, three cheers for DIY hair tonic! I’m so glad to not have flat … Continue reading

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Latest Vintage Clothing Favourites on Etsy

My thesis may be slowly driving me crazy, but Etsy is always there to provide a bit of light relief on my coffee breaks. Thank God. Below are a few of my current Etsy favs. You just can’t beat vintage … Continue reading

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Shiro Cosmetics Haul

I am knee-deep in thesis work at the moment, but just wanted to stick my head over the parapet for a moment and show you my latest Shiro cosmetics haul. It turned up yesterday so I haven’t had much of … 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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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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Miss Ballantyne – Handyman’s Cream Wax

The latest barrier cream from Etsy that I’ve been trying out is the Handyman’s Cream Wax from Miss Ballantyne on Etsy, which, as the image suggests, is thick enough to repair even the most damaged workman’s hands. Clearly I am … Continue reading

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Poison Apple Apothecary – Parlour

Wanting to branch out from my Haus of Gloi addiction, I recently tried a body cream (or “Embalming Cream”) from Poison Apple Apothecary called Parlour.  The scent is described as: “The heady scent of sweet pipe tobacco wafting through a … Continue reading

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Coffee Break Shopping – JolieVintageShop on Etsy

I don’t know about you, but my online vintage dress browsing usually goes like this: Too Granny $328?? Too Granny Looks like an old rag Too Granny Too Granny 80s tragic 70s hippy *sips coffee* Who on earth has a … Continue reading

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Urban Eden Soap

The first thing that made Urban Eden stand out to me on Etsy was the owner profile. Laura describes her love of creating scent before she talks about any of her other interests.  Moreover, she describes the scent combinations in … Continue reading

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MuLondon – Marigold, Frankincense, and Myrrh Moisturiser & Organic Rose Moisturiser

I have dry skin, so I’m a bit fussy about my moisturisers; but, when I started using these MuLondon moisturisers, I was immediately impressed.  These organic, vegan, preservative-free, London-made moisturisers are seriously good products which hydrate (and thus plump the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day, Etsy Style

As more than one of you has probably noticed by now, I’m a little obsessed with Etsy. So many unique, quirky finds from sellers with integrity and great service – who can resist? I was just browsing through Etsy’s Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Fight Club Hand Cream

So my journey through the stodgy handcreams of Etsy continues, and my latest pot comes from the seller of vegan body products called ajoeynamedroo who (ironically) is based in the US.  But seriously, handcream called Fight Club? Who can resist … Continue reading

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Tranquillita Barrier Cream from Etsy

There’s a reason that there haven’t been any nail polish posts on my blog for a while, and that reason is that my hands have been looking truly awful.  My hands are naturally dry, and they seem to be getting … Continue reading

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