Monthly Archives: March 2011

Chanel Rouge Coco Shine in ‘Boy’

As a recovering Chanel addict with a fairly sizeable collection of Chanel makeup, I haven’t purchased from this brand for some time.  To be frank, nothing has seemed special enough, or particularly different to the makeup I already have.  However, … Continue reading

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A Dress from Ebay, a Dress from Asos, and Diane von Furstenberg

Well, my latest ‘dress parcels’ arrived and I thought I’d share with you all what I ordered. First was a dress from Ebay.  I’ve always been a bit curious about the generic, cheap clothes that come up when you search … Continue reading

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Jurlique Herbal Recovery Gel

I had a rocky start with Jurlique’s Herbal Recovery Gel. When I first started using it, it coincided with a little breakout.  This breakout was later traced to a particularly delicious packet of caramel biscuits. After sorting out that little … Continue reading

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Apothica $25 Gift Card Giveaway Winner

I put each entry into a spreadsheet… …and then asked my partner to choose a random number generated by to select a winner: Congratulations to Belinda M! will be in contact with you shortly to arrange your prize. … Continue reading

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Princess Lee Lashes – Cross 6 Black

I was sent another set of Princess Lee Lashes from to play around with, and even though these Cross 6 Black lashes are longer than the natural Cross 7 Black lashes that I reviewed here, I absolutely love wearing … 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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Asos Haulin’ and Package Forwarding from England

So, another Asos order has arrived, and it’s the order my partner made as a Valentine’s Day gift to me. I thought I’d do a quick post on what I received.  Along with that my Fever London dress turned up, … Continue reading

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Apothica $25 Gift Card Giveaway

This giveaway for a $25 Gift Card is open to both my Australian and international readers.  Apothica, who is sponsoring this giveaway, is an online store based in the US which carries a huge variety of cosmetics and skincare, so … Continue reading

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Free International Shipping at

Until March 7th the English e-store is offering free international shipping, no code necessary. They stock brands such as Urban Decay, Too Faced, The Art of Shaving, Lierac, Benefit, Connock London, Dr Alkaitis, Shu Uemura Art of Hair, Becca, … Continue reading

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Rouge Bunny Rouge Eyeshadows and Blush

These Rouge Bunny Rouge products were an amazingly generous gift from LondonMakeupGirl, one of my international cultural exchange partners (to coin her expression).  I spent most of the car ride home from town trying to explain to my partner just … Continue reading

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