Tagged #makeuplook

21 and Oh So Fun: My Birthday Makeup!

Turning 21 marks the start of something new so it’s no wonder we like to celebrate in style to say goodbye to the old. This means finding the perfect outfit and having amazing makeup so on the big night you feel like a star. I got my nails done, my hair cut and a professional…

It’ll Do Magic Believe It or Not…

Bippity Boppity Boo! It’ll do magic believe it or not… As a lover of Disney (and their princesses) since I was young, I was so excited to see yet another two collaborations between Disney and ColourPop appear on my Instagram feed. Capturing the magic of Disney and makeup in one, these collections are the perfect…

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…

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…

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,…

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…