Friday, 28 December 2012

Make Up Academy Haul

A little while ago Make Up Academy had a 30% off sale with free shipping, so I got on board and ordered a few things. I've heard so many good things about MUA especially their eyeshadow palettes so I was interested to see if the products were worth the hype.  


I obviously couldn't go past the prices of the products everything is really cheap, although it doesn't seem to affect the quality of the products. Here are the products I purchased: 

Love Hearts Lip Balm - Great Lips 
Concealer Cover Up Stick - Light
Gel Eyeliner - Underground
Intense Glosses - Sweet Nothings 
                             - Sealed with a Kiss
Pro Brow Kit 
Heaven & Earth Eyeshadow Palette
Extreme Volume Mascara 

I got everything above for under $20AUD which is a massive bargain. I absolutely adore the eyeshadow palette, the shadows are gorgeously pigmented and there's a great mixture of colours.  My other favourites are definitely the lipglosses the the lipbalm, I love the formula of both products. If anyone's interested I will most likely try to do a review on some of the other products I got. 

Did you get anything from the MUA sale? 

Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Goldeneye


I finally got my hands on "Goldeneye". It is absolutely gorgeous, it looks like you are wearing nail foils, not a polish. The photos hardly do it justice. If you don't know "Goldeneye" is from the OPI Skyfall Collection. The whole collection is lovely although I had to restrain myself and only buy this one.

What do you think of Goldeneye? Would you wear it?

Saturday, 22 December 2012

Macadamia Natural Oil Deep Repair Masque Review




Today I thought I'd review this little gem. I had heard so much about the Macadamia Natural Oil range and had seen some of the products in quite a few beauty blogger/youtubers monthly favourites. I always sort of dismissed these products due to the prices of them but the day came when my hair was really dry (well, more dry than usual) so I bit the bullet and decided to try this masque and I am so glad I did.

The first time I used it, I could not believe how soft and knot free my hair was. I also felt that my hair  stayed cleaner between washes, I'm not sure if that was because of this but it was just something I noticed. After using it a few more times I noticed my hair become much less dry and less frizzy. I now use it once every 1-2 weeks, just when my hair needs it. I think the fact that it contains macadamia and argan oils makes it really work. Also, it smells amazing.

I have used it about 5-6 times and I still have heaps left. I got the 250ml one but it also comes in two other sizes.

Cost: $39.95 AUD (250ml)

Where to get it:  Hairhouse Warehouse and any good hair salon.

Would I repurchase? Definitely.


Have you tried the Macadamia Natural Oil Deep Repair Masque?

What did you think?

Monday, 17 December 2012

Peplum & Polka Dots


Shorts: Sportsgirl 
Shoes: Rubi 
Necklace: Dotti
Sunglasses/Clutch: Sportsgirl 

I didn't realise until I typed this how Sportsgirl centric this outfit was, I guess I'm just a huge fan of theirs. I especially love the colour of these shorts and they surprisingly go well with a lot of different things. Also these are my favourite shoes at the moment, I can't get enough of flatforms! 

Would you rock a pair of flatforms? 

And the winner is...


















We are very exited to announce that the winner of our giveaway is.... Ashleigh from Beauty For Thought! We have emailed you to let you know you're the winner so please contact us with your postal details.

We'd also like to thank everyone else who entered and everyone that supports our blog. Thank you so much, we will definitely be having more giveaways in the future so keep an eye out!


Monday, 10 December 2012

Lush Emotional Brilliance Review

As you're probably all aware from reading our blog Megan and I are quite the Lush fans. I did a post a while ago on my ten must have Lush products. So when I heard about the Lush makeup line 'Emotional Brilliance'  I was very intrigued. Our older sister actually gifted these products to me so I was really excited to give them a go.

Emotional Brilliance Translucent Face Powder $19.90AUD 
I've never had any luck with translucent powders, probably because I prefer full coverage powders. This does a great job of mattifying my skin, the only con is the jar it comes in can be quite hard to get a good amount of product out and gets quite messy.

Feeling Younger Skin Tint $19.90AUD 
This is quite possibly the best highlighter I have ever used, it is such a beautiful pearl colour and I love that it doesn't exaggerate my pores. A little of this product goes a really long way and it's definitely worth the money.

Charisma Skin Tint $19.90AUD 
This is similar to feeling younger except it's a bronzer, this is absolutely gorgeous too. Perfect for a summery glow.

Eyes Right Mascara $19.90AUDThis was probably my least favourite product of the bunch, the wand was too small and I feel like for the price there is definitely a better mascara out there. It is great for those looking for a vegan mascara though.

Focus Cream Eyeshadow $24.95AUD 

I love the formula of this and it's easy to apply with a doe foot applicator. It goes on smoothly and looks quite pretty on the lid, it's also great as a shadow base.

Motivation Eyeliner $24.95
I love this pretty teal eyeliner, the brush is super thin and flexible which makes lining your eyes extremely easy. It's great for subtle pop of colour and doesn't irritate my eyes like some liners do.

Glamourous Lipstick $24.95AUD
It seems weird for a lipstick to be in a jar with a doe foot applicator but this really works. The colours are extremely pigmented and easy to put on. They can be a little streaky but it's fine if you do a few coats. Gorgeous is a lovely blue toned pink that reminds me a little of St Germain by M.A.C

Passionate Lipstick $24.95AUD
This is a bright Fushia that lasts a really long time on the lips. All the Lush lipsticks contain Jojoba oil which helps avoid drying and they have a satin finish. It's best to be careful when applying this shade as they do tend to stain quite a bit - which isn't a bad thing.

Believe Lipstick $24.95AUD
I think I've worn this one the most, it's the perfect summer shade that seems to go with everything. Once again it's extremely pigmented and looks great even after a few hours of wear.
Emotional Brilliance, Feeling Younger, Charisma, Glamourous, Passionate, Believe, Eye Right, Focus, Motivation
Overall I think the Emotional Brilliance range is a great first step for Lush in creating a vegan makeup line, I love that the packaging is fully recyclable too. I think they have a really nice range of colours and products to choose from. If I could recommend the must try products I would recommend 'Feeling Younger' highlighter and 'Believe' lipstick as those two definitely stand out to me. It'll be interesting to see if they bring our more products. You can see them all here
Have any of you tried the Emotional Brilliance Range? What's your favourite Lush product? 

















Sunday, 2 December 2012

NOTD #3


China Glaze "Sweet Hook" & Nicole by OPI "One Less Lonely Glitter"

I just thought I would share what I am currently wearing on my nails. I love pastel nails and I also love a little bit of glitter so I thought these two together would make a perfect match, and they do! 

Do you prefer pastels or glitter?