Essence Lash Princess Sculpted Volume Mascara

So it turns out I got the wrong Lash Princess everyone’s been raving about in the beauty community. I saw the iconic packaging and picked up the first one I saw, so instead of getting the green version, I purchased the purple. I paid just under $7 AUD, so I’m okay with my mascara mix up, and apparently all the Lash Princesses are amazing anyway – so here’s my review on the Sculpted Volume!

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Australis Oh 2 Glow Foundation Review

The two foundations I currently own aren’t cheap – my Nars Sheer Glow set me back $68, and my Josie Maran Vibrancy Argan Oil cost $66, so I’ve been wanting to find a drug store alternative that’s just as good, if not better. I purchased the Australis Oh 2 Glow Foundation at 50% off a few weeks ago for about $12.50. Even at it’s full price ($23.95), it’s still almost a third of the cost of my Nars or Josie Maran! Here are my thoughts on this new foundation.

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What’s coming travelling with me?

I’m going on a four day holiday soon, so I thought I’d share what I’m taking with me, and why I’ve selected these particular items for my makeup routine while on holidays. The key is to take travel-sized items where possible and pack light, while still giving yourself some room for variety.

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IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream with SPF 50+

I received this sample as the Sephora Robina store opening, and was very surprised to receive the shade ‘Fair’, since most freebies at these types of events are usually for medium skin tones.

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Stila Glitter On The Go – Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow Set

I picked up this little set for my best friend at Christmas time, and was pretty sad Mecca didn’t restock it once it sold out. But to my surprise and delight, I discovered this trio had returned with many new releases earlier this month.

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Sephora Private Sale Recommendations

While my wishlist for Sephora Australia’s Private Sale is very humble (2-3 products at most), my list of recommendations is not! Gold members will have access to 20% off everything today until May 12, Black members will be able to access the 20% off from tomorrow until May 12, and White members will share the same amount of time, only with 10% off. Here’s what I suggest you pick up during the promotional period.

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Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow Review (Beauty Junkie)

Stila dedicated a shade to Aussie makeup lovers everywhere when they created Beauty Junkie (aptly named after the term “Mecca Beauty Junkie”). This shade was inspired by Mecca Maxima’s signature pink branding, and suits the makeup retailer’s aesthetic.

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