Thursday, April 24, 2014
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CK One Powder Eyeshadow – Review, Photos, Swatches

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My first foray into ck one color cosmetics came to me a few weeks ago in the form of a delightful surprise parcel in the mail. I opened a mystery box, and found 12 shimmering, glimmering eyeshadows within. My thought process went something like this: Ooh, look at the pretty colours. SHINY!!! Interesting colour range from a cosmetics line that ... Read More »

Lipstick Queen Discovery Kit – Medieval, Saint Nude, Trance – Reviews, Photos, Swatches


Poppy King is well known in Australia and worldwide as the Queen of Lipstick, a title she earned over 20 years ago when she started a cosmetics company at age 18. Lipstick Queen is the current iteration of her cosmetics brand. Having heard great things about Lipstick Queen lipsticks, across both local and international blogs, I ordered the Lipstick Queen ... Read More »

Becca Cosmetics- first impressions, a review and a makeover

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This makeup look is a look I have been wearing a LOT lately. I’ve worn it to the wedding of one of my dearest friends, I wore it to my baby shower last weekend, and it was my go-to makeup look over the festive season. Most of the products I have used to create this look are from Becca Cosmetics, ... Read More »

Face of Australia Lasting Looks Lip Creme – Reviews, Photos, Swatches

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Face of Australia is one of the darlings of the Australian Beauty Blogging community, and one of their most popular product lines are their Lip Quench Lipsticks. Well hold on to your horses, because they have released a competitor product, their “Lasting Looks Lip Cremes”, and I for one think they are a huge improvement on the Lip Quench formula. ... Read More »

Urban Decay Oz the Great and Powerful Glinda Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

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A few weeks ago, I posted a review of the (extremely hard-to-find) Urban Decay Theodora Palette. Today I’ll be reviewing it’s companion palette, the Urban Decay Glinda Palette. Great News! At the time of publishing this review, the palette is still available, and at a spectacularly discounted price! In January of 2013, Urban Decay released 2 limited edition palettes in collaboration ... Read More »

Wantable Makeup Box October 2013

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Beauty sample subscription boxes – they’re a worldwide phenomenon. Almost everyone has heard of them, and I know many, many women who have subscribed at one time or another. Recently, I have noticed a new wave of subscription boxes, that offer a higher level of personalisation, and sit within more specific niches. One example of this type of niche subscription ... Read More »

CoverGirl LipPerfection Jumbo Gloss Balm – Review, Photos, Swatches

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If you’ve read my recent interview with the lovely Danielle from Danimezza, you’ll know that her favourite drugstore beauty products are the CoverGirl LipPerfection Jumbo Gloss Balms. I hadn’t tried them, but was intrigued. As luck would have it, I was contacted by CoverGirl Australia and asked if I would be interested in reviewing them. I was sent 4 shades to ... Read More »

Urban Decay Oz the Great and Powerful Theodora Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

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I ummed and ahhed about reviewing this palette – after all, it was limited edition, and is very difficult to find, however I do adore it, so I felt it was worth the review. Please bear in mind when reading this review that this palette will be VERY difficult to get hold of. In January of 2013, Urban Decay released ... Read More »

Maybelline Color Tattoo – Review, Photos, Swatches

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In 2012, Maybelline launched what I believe to be the stand-out product in their entire line, a cream shadow called Color Tattoo. Available in Australia in a range of 10 shades (with an additional 4 shades in the “Metal” range), and even more shades available in the US, these long-wearing cream shadows can be worn alone or as an eyeshadow ... Read More »

Lime Crime Alchemy Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Product Breakdown: The Lime Crime Alchemy Palette is the fourth release in the Lime Crime Fantasy Palette series. It contains a collection of 5 shadows, all described by Lime Crime as having a shimmer finish, inspired by the swirling transmutation of an alchemist’s potion. Pigmentation: Incantation Incantation is described by Lime Crime as a “metallic copper with fiery sparks”. I ... Read More »