MAC Diva Lipstick & Cat Eye Look

My brother graduated with his degree in Sport and Rec yesterday and we had a wonderful day. I am so proud of him. My parents and I went to his graduation ceremony, then the four of us went to the Fed for lunch. Lunch was delicious – I had a Best Ugly bagel with salmon, […]

Article: To Chop or Not To Chop?

Dear reader, I need your help. I’ve been thinking about chopping my hair. I was inspired by the lovely Amber over at Amber in Wonderland. She posted here about chopping hers and I absolutely love the result. Amber also posts over on NZGirl and if you aren’t following her you should definitely do so now! Throughout […]

Review: MAC Magenta Lip Pencil

I went in to a MAC store recently to trial the Smoked Purple lipstick and see if the colour was the kind of purple I could get on board with. Long story short; it wasn’t, but I did make two other discoveries. The first is that I’m an NC20. I always thought I’d be an NW15 […]

MAC Magenta Lip Pencil

I went in to a MAC store recently to trial the Smoked Purple lipstick and see if the colour was the kind of purple I could get on board with. Long story short; it wasn’t, but I did make two other discoveries. The first is that I’m an NC20. I always thought I’d be an NW15 […]

Napoleon Perdis AutoPilot & Urban Decay Primer Potion

Do I really need to say it? For those of you who haven’t been converted yet, a primer is like a first layer of moisture that puts your foundation on lockdown and keeps it looking its best all day (and hopefully all night too). Prior to the primer revolution, I always had issues with my […]

Lust List: Purple Lips and Painted Tips

As you know, I have a deep obsession for all things purple and violet, in particular, lipsticks and nail polishes. Accordingly, today’s Lust List is themed along these lines.   1. Pretty and Polished Tears of Dionysus Nail Polish The God Dionysus wept when he saw Amethyst in quartz. I am having a hard time […]

Article: (Guest Post!) Heather’s Lush Top Five

Today’s post is a guest post by my friend Heather. She is one of the most beautiful people I know, inside and out, and today she’ll be talking about her Lush top five! Hello! My name is Heather. I have known the wonderful Elese for about seven years now. I met her in an American […]

Guest Post: Heather’s Top Five Lush Skincare Faves

Today’s post is a guest post by my friend Heather. She is one of the most beautiful people I know, inside and out, and today she’ll be talking about her Lush top five! Hello! My name is Heather. I have known the wonderful Elese for about seven years now. I met her in an American […]

Article: Hair Necessities feat. My Shower

A few weeks ago, Bana suggested I post about how I keep my hair in good condition. After discovering the double-shampoo phenomena, I’ve developed a new kind of hair pride, and so I thought I ought to share this with you. Here it is, in all its untamed, just-washed, bird’s nest glory. I haven’t dyed […]