Monday, 7 August 2017

DIY // How to Make Custom ADIDAS & GUCCI Inspired Floral Sneakers!


I pretty much made this DIY video because I couldn’t afford to buy a real pair of floral Gucci sneakers πŸ˜…

I’ve been wearing sneakers a lot lately and have wanted to get a pair of pink Adidas Superstars (achievable, but impossible to find) or Gucci sneakers (simply, NOT POSSIBLE) for a while, so I decided to just combine the two and make my own!

And I think we can agree that a $50 DIY is a lot friendlier on your wallet than EIGHT HUNDRED DOLLARS (seriously, who are these people who can afford this and do they make donations?! 😭). Hope you guys enjoy this video!

// For this DIY you’ll need:
  • A pair of plain white sneakers 
  • A thick and thin velvet ribbon in a colour of your choice 
  • Scissors 
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks 
  • Embroidery appliquΓ©s of your choice 
P.S: If you’re wondering why my hair is suddenly a lot longer in this video, it’s because I filmed it before I went to Japan!

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Thursday, 3 August 2017

JAPANESE BEAUTY & FASHION HAUL + GIVEAWAY!


I’m back in Melbourne! And um, it’s lucky that I took a SECOND SUITCASE to Japan because I bought some things…

Hope you guys enjoy this Japanese fashion, beauty and skincare haul, and stay tuned to the end of the video for details on how to enter the giveaway!

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Sunday, 30 July 2017

JAPAN VLOG 10 // BEST Souvenir Shopping Spot in Tokyo & Visiting the ELLE CAFE!


It’s the last daily vlog from my Japan trip 😒

Thank you to everyone who have come along on this journey with me, and I will definitely go back to Japan in the near future! It’s easily my favourite place, so I will 100% return again and again and again. Plus, stay tuned - the next video will be a Japan haul and a GIVEAWAY full of my favourite Japanese beauty products!

But for now, in this Japan vlog we visited the gorgeous Elle Cafe in Shibuya (since WHEN have magazines had their own cafes?!), and spent the afternoon in Asakusa going souvenir shopping in Nakamise and getting our fortunes told at Senso-ji Temple. Hope you guys enjoy this vlog!

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Saturday, 22 July 2017

JAPAN VLOG 9 // HEDGEHOG CAFE & Seeing MT FUJI At The Shibazakura Flower Festival!


Um, so cat cafes are SOOOO yesterday…

Jokes, but in all seriousness, I went to an actual HEDGEHOG CAFE in Roppongi Tokyo where you literally get to play with and feed hedgehogs! They are so cute and cheeky, and it’s one of the most unique experiences you can get in Japan.

In this daily life vlog I also saw Mt Fuji! We travelled about two hours out of Tokyo on rural trains to the Shibazakura Flower Festival and while the festival itself was a bit of a bust (our fault for going on the LAST day!) seeing Mt Fuji more than made up for it. Hope you guys enjoy this vlog!

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Saturday, 8 July 2017

JAPAN VLOG 8 // REAL LIFE MARIO KART IN TOKYO & GIANT Cotton Candy in Harajuku!


GUYS, I WENT MARIO KARTING IN TOKYO. ACTUAL. MARIO. KARTING.

First up in today’s vlog, we headed to Harajuku to explore the famous Takeshita Street (you know, the one famous for the adorably costumed Harajuku girls!) and visit Totti Candy Factory to try one of their super famous (and SO Insta-worthy) giant rainbow cotton candy. We call it Fairy Floss in Australia hehe πŸ˜‡

Then we met up with my friend Yuma to go MARIO KARTING. This is an actual thing you can do in Tokyo - Maricar run tours around Tokyo where you dress up as a Mario character and you LITERALLY go go-karting around the city. There are no helmets and no seat belts (so in other words, it’s bloody terrifying), but it is SO. MUCH. FUN. Just keep in mind that you’ll need an international driver’s licence to do it!

Hope you guys enjoy this travel vlog, it was one of my favourite days from the trip! If you’re still reading this, let me know in the comments below which Mario character you’d dress up as!

Watch the craziness below!


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Sunday, 2 July 2017

JAPAN VLOG 7 // First Time at LUSH SPA & Visiting a Japanese Supermarket!


UM, POSSIBLY THE COOLEST SPA IN JAPAN.

So we don’t have Lush Spas in Australia, but they are definitely a must visit if you go to Tokyo and are a Lush fan! In today’s Japan vlog, we went to the one in Daikanyama to treat ourselves to the Tailor Made package, which includes a 30 minute deep tissue massage and a special rum (YES, rum lol) infused tea and cookie afterwards. #bliss

Jess and I then visited a Japanese supermarket and while there were a few differences between Japan and Australia… once you’ve been to one supermarket, you’ve been to them all (except their ready meals are ON POINT).

We then headed back to Shibuya to do some shopping at Its’ Demo (where I bought POKEMON MAKEUP - whatttt) and Bershka, and take Purikura photobooth stickers!



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Monday, 19 June 2017

JAPAN VLOG 6 // VEGAN CAFE in Tokyo, Kiddyland & Shopping in Omotesando Hills!


My best friend who I’ve been travelling Japan with is vegan and vegan-friendly food can be tough to find in Tokyo! So we were pretty stoked to find Mr Farmer in Omotesando (a central area of Tokyo) with some delicious vegan options.

For the rest of the day we went shopping around Omotesando Hills, went Kiddyland (which is a mecca of merchandise for all different kinds of cartoons and anime like Pokemon, Studio Ghibli and Disney!), the clothing store WEGO, bought some Japanese makeup and contact lenses from Ainz Tulpe and visited Yoyogi Park! We decided not to get Japanese for dinner though… you’ll just have to watch the video to see where we went! πŸ˜‰

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Monday, 12 June 2017

JAPAN VLOG 5 // DYING MY HAIR BLUE, Genki Sushi & Trying Japanese BEAUTY DRINKS!


UM, SO MY HAIR IS BLUE.

I was a little nervous about dying my hair while I was in Tokyo, but I decided to be brave and give it a go! Nalu Number 76 is an English-speaking hair salon in Omotesando and my stylist Erika did a great job on my hair - I actually wanted an ashy brown colour but one bleach wasn’t enough to get there, so she dyed over the yellow bleach tones with a wash-out blue dye to counteract the brassiness and I ended up with blue hair!

I never would have dyed my hair blue if she didn’t suggest it, but since making this video and my hair having now washed out to the correct ash brown, I actually want to go blue again, but for real this time!! Thumbs up this video if you think I should 😍

Afterwards I headed back to Shibuya to do a little shopping, visited the COOLEST SUSHI TRAIN ever, and sat down with my bestie Jess to try some of the popular Japanese ‘Inner Beauty’ drinks (spoiler: they’re weird!).

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Sunday, 4 June 2017

JAPAN VLOG 4 // TOKYO APARTMENT TOUR, Pressed Flower Manicures & Ichiran Booth Ramen!


We made it to Tokyo! After a Bullet Train ride from Kyoto to Tokyo, we arrived at our Airbnb apartment in Yoyogi-koen. It was a gorgeously big and bright space, so I just HAD to do an apartment tour for you guys!

In the afternoon we headed out to central Shibuya to get our nails done at the Max Kelly Freeve salon - Jess and I both had pressed flower manicures, because they’re all over Japan and so freakin’ cute! Afterwards I introduced Jess to Ichiran Ramen, the famous booth ramen franchise. #cravingitafterwatchingmyvideoback

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Saturday, 3 June 2017

JAPAN VLOG 3 // FEEDING DEER in Nara & HIRING BIKES in Arashiyama's Bamboo Forest!


I’ve visited Arashiyama, Kyoto on all of my trips to Japan, but this was my first time hiring a bike to explore the streets! I definitely recommend renting one if you’re ever in the area - it’s a great way to get to know the town. While there, we visited Tenryuji temple and the famous Bamboo Grove before travelling to Nara to see the city of deer!

There are literally HUNDREDS of deer just walking around that you can pat and feed, and because we went at the end of spring, there were a lot of baby ones too! It’s a few hours away from Kyoto by train, but the ride is well worth it - the deer even bow as their way of asking for food! #cuteas

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Friday, 2 June 2017

JAPAN VLOG 2 // RENTING KIMONOS in Kyoto & Hello Kitty Cafe!


In today’s Japan vlog, we visited Kiyomizudera, one of Kyoto’s most iconic temples and RENTED KIMONOS from Okamoto Kimono! We were stopped SO MANY TIMES to be in other tourists’ photos, even literally being pulled into their pictures! It was a tonne of fun though - being dressed in full kimono certainly grabs attention πŸ˜…

Then we visited the Hello Kitty Saryo cafe for a lunch with Hello Kitty herself, before shopping at a gorgeous Studio Ghibli store in the backstreets of Gion. Stay tuned to the end for my Kiyomizudera omiyage (souvenir) haul!

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Saturday, 27 May 2017

JAPAN VLOG 1 // KYOTO APARTMENT TOUR & Convenience Store Haul!


GUYS I’M IN JAPAN!

Welcome to the first of my daily Japan vlogs! I’ve been travelling around Kyoto and Tokyo with my best friend Jess (don’t worry, the irony that we’re both named Jess isn’t lost on us!) and this is my first vid from the trip.

After an 13 hour journey to Osaka from Melbourne, Australia, we caught the train to Kyoto before arriving at our Airbnb in Kiyomizu-gojo. Follow us around out first half-day in Japan, and see my Kyoto airbnb apartment tour and Japanese convenience store haul!



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VLOG // My GLITTER HIGHLIGHT, Photobooths & Winning! // BYS Cosmetics & PETA Event


Oh the things you can achieve on just five hours sleep! I was super tired for this vlog (hopefully you won’t notice haha!), but I still had a great time celebrating with BYS Cosmetics at their blogger party.

They’ve been PETA-certified, which is huge news! Hope you guys enjoy this quick blogger event vlog and stay tuned… because my next one will be from JAPAN!



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Tuesday, 16 May 2017

VIDEO // 3ina The Nude Foundation First Impressions, Try On & Review


I have been forever searching for a foundation that looks natural, while still giving me a flawless finish - something that looked like my skin, but BETTER. The whole ‘no makeup’ makeup look, you know what I mean? #plsgivemegoodskin

I recently bought 3ina’s The Nude Foundation because it promises just that, but did it live up to my expectations? Watch and find out!



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Friday, 12 May 2017

WEEKLY VLOG // Lash Extensions, 3ina Beauty Event & Trying SFX Makeup!


So this week I decided to combine all my adventures into a weekly vlog! Let’s pretend four days = one week… not all of my life is interesting enough to catch on camera hehe

On Thursday I attended the 3ina beauty event at Melbourne Central with Biibiibeauty and MrKenDenis (makeup HEAVEN, friends!) and had dinner at my favourite restaurant (if you’re reading this and saw my very first vlog here, you'll know the place!).

On Friday I had a night in and unboxed the 3ina goodie bag, then on Saturday night I filmed a makeup video and tried my hand at SFX makeup (it’s scary… but SO fun!). Fast forward to Sunday, where I visited one of my fave cafes in Bayside and had eyelash extensions done. Big week!

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Tuesday, 2 May 2017

VLOG // RAINBOW DESSERTS, Madame Brussels & Korean BBQ!


So what was meant to be just an afternoon trying the delish desserts at Dex2Rose, became a full blown night out with Bii, Adriana and Ken at Madame Brussels and a Korean BBQ in Melbourne!
 
Hope you guys enjoy the vlog, I’m seriously having the best time making them πŸ’•

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Friday, 28 April 2017

VIDEO: $4 VS $72 Highlighter // Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops Dupe?!


I LOVE my Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops, but they are just so DARN expensive! So when I found this liquid highlighter by Essence for FOUR DOLLARS, I was praying to the gods of illuminator that I’d found a dupe. 

In this video I swatch them both on my hand, apply them to my face and then top them off with powder to see how they perform against each other. 

Watch to find out who wins!



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Tuesday, 25 April 2017

VLOG: What Bloggers Do On A Day Out + GORGEOUS Melbourne Cafe!


Curious to see what bloggers get up to on a typical day? Follow me around on a day out with my blogger friends from thehanihanii, loreebloom and emxreblog, where we had a ridiculously insta-worthy lunch at Ada Grace, went wall-hunting so we could take Outfit of the Day photos (typical haha), and ended the day with the cutest little cakes from Bibelot!

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Thursday, 20 April 2017

HAUL VIDEO: What I Bought From Missguided, Peppermayo & MUJI!


#treatyoself

Went a little nuts with the ‘ol bank card, BUT IT’S OKAY because I filmed a haul video! Hope you guys enjoy this clothing haul and try on vid - let me know what your favourite item was in the comments πŸ’–

P.S. Didn't realise until after I finished filming that my ring light was reflecting in my glasses! πŸ€“


Links for the goodies I bought:

MISSGUIDED
- BRUH Sweatshirt http://bit.ly/2pBjEqP
- Grey Crop Hoodie http://bit.ly/2pBt9GJ
- Faux Suede Mini Skirt http://bit.ly/2pBmUQh
- Blush Pink Cropped Tee http://bit.ly/2oO3fNb
- Black Sleeveless Crop Top http://bit.ly/2oUURNT
- Grey Sleeveless Crop To http://bit.ly/2pBamez

PEPPERMAYO
- Khaki Waterfall Jacket http://bit.ly/2pRgY4S
- Lime Crime Velvetine in Teddy Bear http://bit.ly/2oNN6Y3
- QUAY Tainted Love Sunglasses http://bit.ly/2oUVkj7
- Therapy Shoes Aron Boots http://bit.ly/2orPH80

MUJI
- Merino Wool Grey Cardigan (in-store)

TARGET
- Black Ankle Boots http://bit.ly/2oO5KPl


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Tuesday, 11 April 2017

VLOG: NYX Cosmetics Cosmic Metals Launch Party πŸ’«


Uh, so NYX Cosmetics REALLY know how to throw a party!

In my latest vlog, I was a lucky attendee at the launch of the brand new NYX Cosmetics Cosmic Metals Lip Creams, and it was a blast (space pun intended!).

I had such a rad time with all of my blogger babes, plus met some amazing new ones too! Want to check out how the night went? Scroll down for the video!


Watch my vlog of the night below:



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Thursday, 6 April 2017

VIDEO: Does the Silicone Beauty Blender Work? // HONEST Review & Demo // Korah Beauty


So I think I saw the Facebook and Instagram ads for the craze that is the Silicone Beauty Blender about a MILLION TIMES, so I finally gave in and bought one. #marketersdream

I kept hearing claims that silicone makeup sponges blend in your makeup really seamlessly, are easy to clean and don't absorb any product, and I am ALWAYS keen to try new things in the beauty world!

Did it work? Well, let's just say that my Kat Von D Lock-It Foundation reaaaaaaaally didn't agree with it - but you'll have to watch the video to see for the full demo!

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Saturday, 1 April 2017

VIDEO: 2017 BELLABOX Unboxing! // Australia Beauty Subscription Box*


Curious about Australian beauty subscription boxes? In this week's video, I unboxed my very first Bellabox!

This was the March box, which was themed Raw Beauty - think soothing products with organic, or naturally derived ingredients. Tick, tick, tick, right?

Plus, the babes over at Bellabox are giving you guys your first Bellabox for $10 through this link bit.ly/bbxJessicaAnne (not an affiliate link).

Watch the unboxing below, and don't forget to subscribe to my channel!



*This box was gifted to me for consideration, this is not a sponsored post or video.

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Tuesday, 28 March 2017

VLOG: Beauty BLOGGER & The Beast, plus a HUGE BYS Makeup Haul!


In this vlog, the team at BYS and Bloggers United Australia were total babes and treated me to a preview screening of the new Beauty & The Beast film for the Hoyts Girl's Night Out!

And if that wasn't enough, stay tuned to the end of the video where I unbox the HUGE goodie bag that they gifted us! #spoiled #thankyouthankyou

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Friday, 24 March 2017

VIDEO: Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette Review & Swatches! πŸ‘


After a lot of debating, I finally took the plunge and bought my very first Too Faced eyeshadow palette. 

Let's be honest, those colours and the delicious peachy scent bewitched me.

And beauties... I. WAS. NOT. DISAPPOINTED.

Peachy keen to find out whether this Too Faced palette is worth the hype? I don’t want to spoil it, but… πŸ‘πŸ’“Hope you guys enjoy my quick review and swatches!

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Sunday, 19 March 2017

VLOG: I PAID $5 FOR A $600 BAG + Melbourne's CUTEST Nail Salon!


I couldn't believe my eyes when I spotted this designer bag - and it only cost me $5! #gimmegimme

In this week's vlog, I visited the Camberwell Markets, what is quite possibly the CUTEST nail salon in Melbourne, and Mecca Cosmetica for a cheeky browse (and we all know what that means!).

Stay tuned to the end for a little haul!



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