Bath-free Lush Christmas offerings 2013

I don’t take many baths – mainly because I’m never patient enough to wait for the bathtub to fill! Unfortunately, that means that I can only use Lush’s amazing bathtime goodies about 4 times a year (usually on holiday, in a nice clean hotel bathtub I don’t have to clean afterwards – score!). If you’re like me, never fear! Lush …

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NYX Lippypalooza swatches and review

As many Aussies know, the long lusted-after brand NYX has recently hit our Target stores, so I thought I’d share some of my favourite NYX lip products. I ordered these from Cherry Culture during one of their regular NYX sales. I chose all of these based on blog reviews and swatches only, so I was very pleased when I only …

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Project 100 Pan: Empties 41-50

I’m halfway through getting 100 products in my attempt to get rid of all the half-used stuff in my life. Here are my latest 10 empties: Sportsgirl Butter Dream Body Butter – I’ve had this forever, and it’s really good for an under-$10 body cream, though not really rich enough for me to class it as a “body butter”. The …

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Spring Skincare Regimen 2: Moisturisers

Continuing with my Spring skincare collection from yesterday! Here are some more products I’ve been using: Coconut Oil – This is currently my main body moisturiser (along with using up the dregs of moisturisers for my Project Pan). Budget friendly and makes my legs feel great, but I think we all know the main reason I love it… it smells …

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Mary Kay lipstick swatches and review

I’ve been trying out some more Mary Kay products recently. The latest are their lipsticks. I was sent lippies from two different ranges, the new True Dimensions lipsticks in Firecracker and Pink Chérie, and the classic Creme lipsticks in Really Red, Sunny Citrus and Whisper. I really like the True Dimensions lipsticks, which were launched in Australia in August. They’re …

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Essence Me & My Ice Cream collection: swatches and review

Essence’s newest trend collection is Me & My Ice Cream, a pastel themed collection, perfect for Spring! It’s supposed to be out October, but stands have been popping up in Priceline stores already. First off, this collection contains a cream blush, Ice Bomb ($4.95). It’s a shimmery peachy coral colour – very pretty and flattering on me. The dome of …

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Cheap Near-Dupe Alert: Models Prefer Moisture Lust Lipstick swatches and review

I’m in love with Revlon Lip Butters, but in Australia they’re really pricey (RRP is… $21.95!!). Luckily, there are a few dupes and near-dupes that have popped up recently, including the Maybelline Color Whisper lippies I reviewed last week. Here’s another, the Models Prefer Moisture Lust line, which comes in at a tad over half the price of the Lip …

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Maybelline Color Whisper review and swatches

Hybrid lip products are all the rage in new releases at the moment, and Maybelline’s Color Whisper range, which recently launched in Australia, is yet another example. They’re moisturising sheer lip colours – essentially, tinted lip balm for grown-ups. 8 shades have been released in Australia so far: Lust for Blush – dusty natural pinkOrange Attitude – bright orangeWho Wore …

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