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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 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…

Favorite Everyday Makeup

As the weather changes so does my style, and lately my makeup has been reflecting that. Backing away from my normal glitter and glitz I’ve been loving simple but stylish makeup as seen on Kim Kardashian during the Met Gala in 2018. Looking at the latest makeup trends on Instagram it looks like big eyes,…

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 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…

Valentine’s Day Moodboard

‘I don’t know how you are so familiar to me–or why it feels less like I am getting to know you and more as though I am remembering who you are. How every smile, every whisper brings me closer to the impossible conclusion that I have known you before, I have loved you before–in another…

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…

My Story

The days I don’t want to get out of bed are the hardest. When sleep sticks to my eyelashes as they flutter in the morning light, but I know I need to get up and face the day, because if I stay in bed any longer my whole day will be ruined with nausea, dehydration,…