Monday, 27 June 2016

SNEAK PEEK: New Australian Releases from Maybelline New York

If you've been stalking Maybelline New York's Instagram account and dying to know when all of these amazing products are coming to Australia, then beauty, you are IN. LUCK.

Brace yourselves, because a massive TWELVE new lines are coming to our shores. From The Blushed Nudes eyeshadow palette to an amazing new line of Baby Lips, you better make some space in that makeup bag!

Keen to see what's coming? I've got a sneak peek of ALL of the new releases, so read on and keep that wish list ready - if there's anything you want to see dedicated reviews on, let me know in the comments below!

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Sunday, 19 June 2016

HOW TO: Edit Instagram Photos to get a Crisp White Background

Are you trying to boost your Instagram following without much luck?

That's cool, I was there too! It's probably because your feed is lacking consistency, or the magic Insta word, a theme.

And by theme, I meant visual theme. You can achieve this by always using the same borders, filter, or editing style - having a uniform look for your feed gives potential followers more reason to follow you, because they know exactly what to expect. If I go onto someone's page and it's messy and nothing matches, I can't get a sense of who they are and it's pretty unlikely that I'll hit that green button. Don't let that be you!

While you can have whatever kind of visual theming that you want, I've been asked SO many times to share how I edit my snaps to get that clean, white background effect.

And because I love you guys, I'm spilling my secrets STEP. BY. STEP.  Read on for the tutorial!

How To Edit Instagram Photos to get a Crisp White Background
That's the before and after of what you'll be able to do today!
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Wednesday, 15 June 2016

TOP 3: Dark Winter Lipsticks & How to Wear Them

Not gonna lie, the emo kid in me is pretty excited that dark lipsticks are well and truly in for winter.

Finally I can wear moody lippies and not have to convince my mum that this is just a phase! 

While I've definitely matured since middle school, a part of me will always love a badass black lipstick. But if you're a little wary of looking a little OTT, trust me, dark lipsticks are actually a lot easier to wear than you think!

In this week's blog post I'll introduce you to my top 3 dark lipsticks that are wearable, feminine and all round super cool. Plus, wearing intimidating lip colours means strangers won't talk to you*. Bonus!

*Can you tell I'm introverted?

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Tuesday, 7 June 2016

REVIEW: Becca Shimmering Skin Perfecter Pressed in Rose Gold

When this darling little highlighter landed on my desk, I almost couldn't contain myself! Thanks to Jaclyn Hill, the Becca Shimmering Skin Perfecter Pressed Powders have hit cult status in a crazy short amount of time, and I have been dying to give one a try.

And beauties, THE. HYPE. IS. WORTH. IT.

I've got my hands on the Rose Gold shade, and just look at the glimmering goodness inside of that compact! These illuminating powders are high-impact highlighters that give you a gorgeous, soft-lit glow to your makeup, without the crazy glitter factor.

Intrigued? Read on!

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