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The Big O: A review of the NARS Orgasm Collection

Everyone who loves makeup talks about the Big O. The NARS Orgasm blush is an iconic part of the French cosmetic company and at MeccaLand earlier this year, they launched a whole collection designed around it. According to Allure, the the pretty peachy-pink shade came to life in 1999 when FranΓ§ois Nars dreamt the concept…

Life with Venus

Lime Crime stands outside the box. As a cult beauty brand, known for their vegan and cruelty free products, their Instagram is full of colorful, artistic makeup looks, meeting their mission statement of creating products ‘that transport you to a magical world where you can express yourself unapologetically.‘ Among their cult status products is the…

The Lust List: March/April Edition

Another month, another self-imposed no-buy. Life is busy and my bank account can’t keep up so here’s a list of things I can look at but won’t touch…yet. This is my latest lust list. The Urban Decay Reloaded Palette: When this first launched online I was hesitant. Nothing would be as iconic as the original…

Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice

Almost everybody has a sweet tooth and the Gingerbread Spice palette certainly helps with those cravings. Released as a limited-edition during Christmas 2018 it caught the eye of beauty lovers and Too Faced aficionados including myself. Gingerbread Spice has 18 warm toned shades, a mix of mattes, shimmers and pearls that can be combined to…

Bare All: New Nude by Huda Beauty

Theres something classic about going nude. Huda Beauty has redefined the “nude” palette with the release of New Nude, a revamp of a classic with a touch of attitude. Featuring 18 shades, the palette has a mix of warm and cool tones, perfect for creating any look, from opulence to minimalist. The shades Bare, Lace,…

Glitter Storm: A Hint of Glitter-tude

Some things are just essential. 2018 brought the beauty world some amazing products that wowed some fans, divided others and showed new aspects of personality and diversity in the brands. However, as the year ends there is one new palette that is almost an essential. Glitter Storm by Ciate London is new, and stands out…

Summer Mood Board

The season of adventure. I might not be able to afford all of this but a girl sure can look. These are the trends I love for Summer. Makeup Nudes, golds and soft pinks, reminiscent of a Summer sunset. The makeup I love for Summer reminds me of the season itself. Apply gold highlight to…

Festival Favourites.

A week ago I attended the Spilt Milk Music Festival in Canberra, a celebration of music, art and food that takes place annually at Commonwealth Park. It is also a time where Canberrans and other Australians can freely express themselves in their clothes and makeup. As the sun shifted from behind the clouds on Sunday…

Norvina: The Review

Anastasia Beverly Hills is a name that always appears on beauty-lovers lips and is renowned for their eyeshadow palettes. Norvina is one of the most talked about palettes of 2018, with 1,986,742 hashtaged posts on Instagram alone. The palette, named after the daughter of Anastasia, offers an explosion of colours from golds to pinks and…