Real Techniques Miracle Diamond Sponge v.s. Beauty Blender

After a year of using the Beauty Blender (thinking it was the greatest thing since sliced bread), and forking out $30 (AUD) every three months, it was time to try a new foundation sponge. Enter the Real Techniques Miracle Diamond Sponge, which I got on sale for $15 ($25 RRP).


Real Techniques v.s. Beauty Blender (both dry)

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Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush “Monarch” Review

I got this blush as part of the Tarte Skin Starters  and Color Set. While I bought the set more for the skincare (and the fact it was 30% off), the mini makeup items were a nice addition.

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Best of Beauty 2017

2017 has been a big year in beauty. From warm eyeshadows to multi-coloured highlights, this year has seen a variety of trends (some of which I’m happy to leave behind!) Here are my favourite products of 2017.

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Tarte Blush Bazaar palette: review & swatches

In my This or That? holiday post, I mentioned I wanted to pick up Tarte’s Blush Bazaar palette because of its shade selection. I decided to wait until it went on sale, and ended up heading into Sephora to pick it up at 30% off on Christmas Eve. Tarte was offering it for less than half price online, but since it’s now sold out, I suggest going in store if you’re chasing one.


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Festive red lip line-up

As someone who doesn’t love wearing a red lip all that often, I was surprised to find a few in my collection. Today I’m running through their formulas, showing comparison swatches, and sharing my favourite ways to rock a red lip (however rare that is!)


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Kat Von D Lovecraft Review

I picked up this deluxe mini of Kat Von D’s Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in the shade Lovecraft as a Sephora 100 point perk offer. Kat’s liquid lipsticks are my favourite formula when it comes to application and wear time. You can read my thoughts on the formulation in my first Everlasting Liquid Lipstick review.

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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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