Monthly Archives: December 2011

A General Announcement

I’m about to start the dreaded final edit of my PhD thesis, which means I won’t be posting here much for the next…well…however long it takes to get it done. You can follow me here on Twitter if you don’t … Continue reading

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Top 11 of 2011

Many things that I’ve been using throughout 2011, such as my Covergirl Lashblast mascara, Chanel Joues Contraste blushes, Chanel Rouge Allure lipsticks, and so on, have not changed; so, rather than re-hash staples in my routine, I thought write a … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve OOTD

I just got back from a lovely Christmas Eve dinner with the family and thought I’d post what I wore: Dress: Table Eight (picked up in the Myer Mid-Year Sale for $20) Shoes: Michael Kors (Ebay) Bracelet: Tiffany & Co. … Continue reading

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Christmas Nail Polish

No surprises for guessing what ended up on my fingernails this Christmas. That’s right! My favourite combination: Zoya Isla and China Glaze Ruby Pumps. Here is Zoya Isla on it’s own. Pretty! …and here it is with China Glaze Ruby … Continue reading

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Hair Curling Tutorial With a GHD Flat Iron

So Angela from BeautyBlogged asked me to do a quick tutorial on hair curling, and here is is! I love curling my hair for nights out. It’s such a feminine look and easy to do. Firstly, my hair is difficult … Continue reading

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Full Strip False Lash Tutorial

I was asked by the delightful StyleOnTheCouch to put together a quick false lash tutorial in honour of the festive season, so here is it! I enjoy wearing full strip lashes, but depending on the type that you buy they … Continue reading

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How to Fix Hooded Eyelids for Free

As you all all know, I’ve been on a campaign to improve my sundamaged skin for some months now. DIY skincare has made an enormous difference to the state of my skin, there’s no denying that (see before and after … Continue reading

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So I took a short break from the thesis and went out on Friday night…

I usually don’t get so excited about going out for a meal, but this is the first time I’ve had the opportunity to frock up in goodness knows how long. The guilt of leaving my thesis for a night is … Continue reading

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KiNiaNAG Serum: Anti-Aging and Anti-Acne. A Joy For the Skin.

I’ve been meaning to post a tutorial on this amazing serum for some time. This is the KiNiaNAG Serum; another thoroughbred from the SkinEssentialActives stable. As I’ve said many times before, there are many, many skincare products on the market, … Continue reading

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Models Prefer Brushes, a Winged Eyeliner Tutorial, and a Red Lip Look

I love winged liner, but it doesn’t always love me. Being able to execute a winged liner is the final frontier of makeup proficiency, and it makes a huge difference if you have the right tools. Experts like Jen make … Continue reading

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Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner in Baked

Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Liner in Baked has been in my collection for a few months now, and with the festive season upon us I thought I’d give it a proper trial and see what it could do. In … Continue reading

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