Monthly Archives: July 2011

Skincare Routine Update, A Ramble, and Some Pics

My skin has continued to improve hugely with my new skincare regime. I talked here about my overhaul and my initial success with it, and I thought two months later that I’d update you on my progress. To recap a … 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 … 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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DIY Vitamin C Serum: MAP 10% Serum

I’m working harder than ever on my thesis at the moment, but I just thought I’d quickly write up my latest DIY discovery for you all. I’ve been playing around with yet another vitamin c serum.  MAP, or Magnesium Ascorbyl … Continue reading

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The Vintage Nook – Balingup

Today I made a very pleasant discovery.  I found a vintage shop called The Vintage Nook in a town called Balingup, just down the road from me! Balingup is about three hours’ drive south of Perth: and is an absolutely … Continue reading

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DIY Hair Volume

I rarely post about hair-related discoveries, but I’m so chuffed with this one that I had to share. My hair is usually incredibly flat. Ten minutes of blowdrying and it’s usually plastered to my scalp within the hour. But I’ve … Continue reading

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L’Oreal Color Appeal Eyeshadow in Metal Plum

I picked up L’Oreal’s Color Appeal Metal Plum eyeshadow when I was in desparate need of a study break pick-me-up. It’s a really pretty taupe-mauve colour which has a great texture and is easy to apply and blend: When I … Continue reading

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Shiseido Eudermine Revitalizing Essence: The Ultimate Retro Japanese Skincare

  I’ve been wanting to purchase Shiseido’s cult product Eudermine for so long. I couldn’t justify spending on the full-sized bottle until I knew I liked it, so I picked up this sample from Ebay not long ago. Shiseido’s Eudermine … Continue reading

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