Mario Badescu Facial Spray With Aloe, Herbs & Rosewater Review

I discovered this little bottle of skin-loving goodness when at the Brisbane Mecca Maxima Grand (re)Opening. I’ve used almost a third of the bottle in just over a month, so that’s a good indication of how this review is going to go!

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Don’t think I’ve used up so much of a skincare product so fast!

Mario Badescu is a cruelty-free skincare brand that has pricing close to drugstore products, but performs as well, if not better than high end items! I selected the smaller sized bottle (118mL) and paid only $9 AUD, which is really cheap for what you get. They also have a 236mL size for $17, which I’ll be purchasing next time.

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The most important ‘must-have’: cruelty free status

It smells of rosewater and feels beautiful against the skin. I love using this as an all-over mist throughout the day, and I definitely feel like it boost my skin’s appearance. I’ve also noticed less breakouts while using this product.

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If you love good, easy, cruelty-free skincare, I highly recommend trying this. It can be used to set makeup, soothe or give skin a quick boost. You can spray it on your face, hair or body, making it the perfect all-rounder skincare product.

Colourful highlighter collection & recommendations

I love a good pink highlighter, in fact, I’d pick it over a traditional champagne or pale gold one! But there are so many other shades out there too that make for a fun pop of colour. Here are mine:

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Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Backtalk Review

My best friend got married last week, and one of the “to-do’s” as a bridesmaid was to find a pink or red lipstick to wear, that wasn’t too bold, but also wasn’t nude. Her MUA suggested MAC, but as I’ve gone cruelty-free, MAC wasn’t an option.

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Lush Santa’s Belly Shower Jelly Review

As you may be able to tell from the title of this blog, I added one of the prettiest shower jellies to my stocking this year!

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Mecca Beauty Loop: Mecca20 (Spring 2017)

In celebration of Aussie makeup giant Mecca turning 20, this quarter’s Beauty Loop contained one or more full sized products, depending on which level members are on. As a Level 3 member, I was blessed in receiving two full sized Mecca products!

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Lush Snow Fairy Shower Gel Review

Probably the most popular of all Lush’s holiday releases, the Snow Fairy range is back for Christmas 2017. Snow Fairy’s signature scent comes in the form of a Jelly Bomb, Body Conditioner, Reusable Bubble Bar, Sparkle Jar, Naked Shower Gel, Naked Body Conditioner, Cold Pressed Soap, Fun, and the one I picked up, the Shower Gel.

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Becca Après Ski Glow Collection: Eye Lights Palette (Review & Swatches)

During Sephora’s 20% off sale for Black and Gold members, I picked up the Becca Eyelights palette for $60 AUD (normal price is $76). While not the most expensive eyeshadow palette I’ve picked up, when you look at the amount of shadows, it is up there in price.

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