My Relationship with Nail Polish

Tuesday, 31 March 2015


From a very young age my mom instilled in me that if you're having a bad day, a new nail polish will fix it. This meant that I've always had a rather well stocked collection of nail polishes to dally with. As I've started to declutter and simplify my life, though, sorting through my nail polish collection has mad me reconsider my relationship with the product and try to come to terms with where we're heading.

Tips for Decluttering Your Beauty Collection

Sunday, 29 March 2015


As beauty lovers, we're all prone to just collecting far more makeup and beauty products than we need. It's fun while it lasts but sometimes your collection can become overwhelming when you're not getting the use out of it that you would like. If you're looking to downsize or purge your collection, here are some of tips for decluttering.

My Favourites from Urban Decay

Thursday, 26 March 2015


Tomorrow is due to be a very exciting day for Australian makeup lovers as beauty giant Urban Decay launches at Mecca Maxima. There are heaps of events planned across the country so it's shaping up to be a day to remember. If you don't have a lot of experience with the brand, I've compiled a list of my favourite products to reach for from Urban Decay.

Exercising for Cheap

Tuesday, 24 March 2015


I'm a simple student who just doesn't have the funds for an expensive gym membership or training sessions of any kind. But, I also just had an incredibly indulgent summer holiday so I'm on the look-out for inexpensive exercise options. Here are my tips if you're in a similar situation:

Beauty Chat | Weekly Makeup Baskets

Sunday, 22 March 2015


About two weeks ago I stumbled upon the Professional Project Panner subsection of the Youtube Beauty Community. I knew about Project Pans and had watched a few videos about it before but I'd never seen anything quite like the projects that these women set themselves. I'm now pretty much addicted to Project Pan and Pan that Palette videos. A key aspect to this community is the 'Weekly Makeup Basket'. After finding out a bit more about it, I decided to incorporate this idea into my own makeup usage.

Blush Picks for Autumn

Thursday, 19 March 2015


We're moving into another season again so it's time to change up your makeup. A change of season can be a great time to pull yourself out of a makeup rut or to just try something a bit different. As the weather cools (supposedly) here in Sydney, these are the blushes I'll be reaching for.

Review | Sunday Riley Prismasilk Eye Colors

Tuesday, 17 March 2015


My friend recently gifted me a selection of the Sunday Riley Prismasilk Eye Colours and I was pretty excited thinking the Sunday Riley makeup would be as good as the skincare. Unfortunately, I was a tad disappointed.

Sheer Obsession

Sunday, 15 March 2015


I think like most makeup lovers, my addictions and interests go through phases. Sometimes I'm really into smokey eyes and sometimes I can't get enough of a big bold lip colour. Right now as summer fades, I'm really enjoying the sheer lipsticks.

Tips for Body Acne

Sunday, 8 March 2015


It's not a pleasant topic and one we tend to avoid but it happens to a lot of us and there's no reason we shouldn't share our tips with each other. If you get acne on your body whether on your shoulders, back, or chest, it can be embarrassing and difficult to combat. Here are my tips for treating and reducing body acne wherever you get it.

Review | Ole Henriksen the Clean Truth Brightening Cleansing Cloths

Thursday, 5 March 2015


Let's start off by saying: I don't like face wipes. I don't think they remove makeup very well, they're drying, and they're too expensive. But I had been listening to beauty bloggers rave about the Ole Henriksen the Clean Truth Brightening Cleansing Cloths for so long that I needed to try them for myself.

February Beauty Favourites

Tuesday, 3 March 2015


We have officially entered my birthday month! But before we start the celebrations, let's look back on the past month of beauty to see what I was loving throughout February.

Tips for Oily Skin

Sunday, 1 March 2015


It can be really tricky figuring out how to best handle and take care of your skin. There are so many different products on the market that cater to all sorts of skin concerns and it can be confusing to know what will work for you. Here are some of my tips if you have oily skin on how to best care for it.