July & August Empties


I went on holidays in the middle of July, so I didn’t have enough empties to post about. Here’s my last two months of beauty stuff: Marc Anthony Oil of Morocco Sulfate Free Shampoo* – I was pleasantly surprised by this shampoo! It’s the first sulfate-free shampoo I’ve used that made my hair feel clean and didn’t leave me with …

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Cuticle balm guide

There are a lot of options for cuticle balms, so how do you decide which one you should get? First off, is balm what you need? Whether you should use a hand lotion or a cuticle balm comes down to both what’s wrong with your skin, and personal preference. If your cuticles are flaky and white, chances are your skin …

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Artsy Wednesday: Indie (Aussie swatch spam)

femme fatale polish

The theme this week is indie, but since I’m away, I thought I’d just post some swatches of Gloss ‘n Sparkle, Emily de Molly, Femme Fatale and Pretty Serious instead of attempting nail art. Gloss ‘n Sparkle Witches Britches – purple crelly with three sizes of black, jade and orange glitter. This was a Halloween limited edition polish, and it’s …

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Current Favourites

I haven’t done a favourites post in ages (since New Years in fact!), so I thought I’d share some of my recent finds and classic beauty/shiny favourites: The Grove Perfumery Half Baked – Made by the same people who do Glasshouse, this line is sadly discontinued. Half Baked comes in a cute punk-themed glass with an air-tight lid and smells …

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Artsy Wednesday: Cling/saran wrap manicure

This week for Artsy Wednesday we’re doing cling wrap manis (aka saran wrap, gladwrap etc.). These are usually done with two cremes, or a creme and a shimmer, but I wasn’t ready to take Gloss ‘n Sparkle Goblins Grave off yet, so I used that as a base and applied ulta3 Gold Rush Fever on top. Here’s the result: I …

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