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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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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