Friday, 30 December 2016

TOP 23: The Best Makeup, Skincare & Haircare Products of 2016

Insert-something-cheesy-and-cliché-about-the-year-going-by-so-fast-blah-blah-blah. 

But seriously, where did 2016 go?

While I'm pretty pleased to be saying goodbye to the year that's gone, it did introduce an amazing array of beauty products into my routine that I can't imagine my regime without!

If you're after some new beauty essentials that are tried and tested, and very much loved by yours truly, this guide to the best products of 2016 spans over makeup, skincare and haircare (as well as some of my trusted beauty tools!). You'll be bound to find a new favourite amongst all of these holy grails! 

Read on to see my picks!

TOP 23: The Best Makeup, Skincare & Haircare Products of 2016
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Wednesday, 21 December 2016

RECIPE: Easy DIY Gourmet Chocolate Bars

Because who doesn't love chocolate?

With Christmas right around the corner, I was looking for affordable gifting ideas that I could make myself at home that gave me a lot of bang for my buck - and I was feeling crafty!

I'm obsessed with the gourmet chocolate bars you can get at Koko Black, but at $9 a pop, they're a little expensive to buy on the reg. So I decided to just DIY my own! These were so quick and easy to put together, and the little gift bags they come in were really simple to make too.

If you love making gifts by hand and are still looking for that perfect pressie for your loved ones (or your extended family and co-workers - these suit everybody!) this Christmas, give this a go - for a gift that not just looks really impressive, but is pretty dang delicious too - bonus!

RECIPE: Easy DIY Gourmet Chocolate Bars
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Monday, 12 December 2016

The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide For Your Marble Obsessed Minimalist Friend

This gift guide should really be titled, The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide For Her, because it feels like almost every girl I know is obsessed with the minimalist marble trend!

But to make trawling through website after website (or your local shopping centre - you have my deepest respect, you brave souls) to find the perfect gift, I've curated this list of marble-themed pressies to hopefully make your holiday gift-giving a little easier.

There are 20 gift ideas here in total and some of them I own and love, and others are on my wish list - either way, if you've got a marble-loving friend you'll be sure to find something lovely for them in this post!

And if you find something in here you love for yourself? I won't judge you if you add to cart (we're all marble lovers here)! Read on to see the list!


The Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide For Your Marble Obsessed Minimalist Friend
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Monday, 5 December 2016

REVIEW: L'Oreal Paris Real Clay Charcoal, Eucalyptus & Algae Masks

It's not often that you can find amazing quality skincare for less than $50, but the L'Oreal Paris Real Clay Charcoal, Eucalyptus and Algae Masks have done. Just. That.

These three masks retail for $19.95 each and they all have their own individual purposes, such as detoxifying and brightening, purifying and mattifying, and exfoliating and smoothing. How's that for a skincare cocktail?

And with Christmas coming up, these are the perfect stocking stuffers or Kris Kringle gifts (or just a treat for yourself!). Curious to see how they work? Read on!

REVIEW: L'Oreal Paris Real Clay Charcoal, Eucalyptus & Algae Masks
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