Thursday, 27 October 2016

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Hourglass Ambient Surreal Light Palette (a.k.a. The Marble Palette!)

It. Is. Finally. HERE.

The long-awaited and much-coveted Hourglass Ambient Surreal Light Palette (lovingly known on Instagram as The Marble Palette) has finally arrived on our shores in Australia. Can I hear a hallelujah!? Or a highlight-lujah? (ha.)

This stunning palette has been on my wish list ever since I discovered it, and $116 later (yup, it's a doozy!), this Mecca-exclusive set of ambient lighting powders was in my hot little hands.

Since it's a bit exxy, and is highly probable of selling out, I completely fast-tracked this blog post so I could show you guys some swatches and give you my first impressions of the palette, if you're wondering whether it's worth the price. Plus, I even compare it side by side to the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Palette!

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Hourglass Ambient Surreal Light Palette (a.k.a. The Marble Palette!)
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Monday, 24 October 2016

How to Wear Bold Lipstick Colours for Halloween

Think your lipstick collection is just limited to reds, pinks and nudes? With Halloween right around the corner, it's the perfect time to bust out a bold lip - with zero judgement!

And if you haven't gotten around to finding a Halloween costume just yet, pairing a spooky shade of lipstick with an all-black outfit is a simple way to get into the trick or treating spirit.

Here are my top bold lip colours that are perfect for Halloween (and a couple of tips on how to wear them!).

How to Pull Off Bold Lipstick Colours for Halloween
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Monday, 17 October 2016

BIG MAKEUP HAUL: Colourpop, Sephora & Mecca Maxima

Okay, so I hadn't bought any makeup in ages / had run out of some staple products / my favourite beauty stores had sales on... 

#ExcusesExcusesExcuses #IJustWantedAllTheThings 

While part of me is a bit nervous to check my bank account, the other (let's be honest, the devil on my shoulder) is pretty pleased with myself and my beautiful beauty haul! I picked up some goodies from Colourpop, Sephora and Mecca Maxima, so read on if you want to see what I bought!

BIG MAKEUP HAUL: Colourpop, Sephora & Mecca Maxima!

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Monday, 10 October 2016

REVIEW: Alpha-H Liquid Gold (Plus I'm Giving One Away!)

Tell me a product gives me good skin, and I'll be there in a heartbeat.

Sometimes a skincare routine of just cleanser and moisturiser won't cut it - how I wish it would though (all that saved $$$!) - and for the days when my skin needs a little extra TLC, that's where one of my personal favourite skincare products come in!

The Alpha-H Liquid Gold is a cult beauty favourite that has well and truly earned its name - this concentrated glycolic acid based lotion (dw, the name makes it sound a lot scarier than it is!) works to revitalise and firm up your skin.

Read on to see my review on this world-renowned product and get the chance to win one in my giveaway at the end of the post!

REVIEW: Alpha-H Liquid Gold
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Monday, 3 October 2016

REVIEW: Lust Have It Beauty Subscription Box (October 2016)*

I've always thought of subscription boxes as a great way to treat yourself, again and again and again.  You know, the gift that keeps on giving and all that.

Nothing beats getting a surprise parcel in the mail full of beauty products, and I've been receiving Lust Have It's beauty subscription boxes for about two months now, and I am loving it!

For $19.95 a month, you'll receive 5+ beauty products (both deluxe sample size and full size!), along with a makeup bag, which is a pretty rad deal considering some of the products alone are worth more than the entire box!

And because I love you guys, I've got $10 off your first Lust Have It box for first-time subscribers with the coupon code JESSICAANNE! #youarewelcome

Read on to see what's in the October box...
 REVIEW: Lust Have It Beauty Subscription Box (October 2016)

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