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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 Magic of MECCALAND 2019

On Sunday the 18th of May, I was luckily enough to go to MECCALAND, a festival for all things makeup and beauty. This year was the second year of MECCALAND and the event had over 40 brands present as well as special appearances and meet and greets with beauty vloggers and makeup artists. As a…

Marie Claire in Canberra

On the 5th of April the talented women from Marie Claire came to Canberra for the first ever Beauty and Fashion Night at the Canberra Center. Lead by magazine editor Nicky Briger, the event featured styling advice from people in the industry along with a surprise guest. The night was a dream, full of fashion…

The Essence of Meraki

At a time when the Canberra fashion industry is almost nonexistent, two girls have come along and helped change the game. On the 24th of March a locally inspired fashion show took place at the Fitters Workshop in Kingston. Meraki, meaning to do something with soul, creativity or love, certainly lived up to its name.…

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…

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…

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…