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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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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Post-Meccaland Wishlist

I was pretty sad that I wasn’t able to go to Meccaland, but with the items launched at the event about to make their way in stores over the next few months, I’m getting over the fact I wasn’t at the event (maybe next year, Mecca?) So with that being said, here’s what’s on my post-Meccaland wishlist!

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Makeup: it’s an investment

While shopping around for a new Home and Contents Insurance plan, my hubby suggested I get an estimate on how much my valuables cost. Considering how much money, time and effort has gone into my makeup collection over the last two or so years, I decided I’d get an approximate value on my stash. After an hour of cataloging each item (not including skincare, brushes or almost-used up items) into a spreadsheet, I was shocked to discover my collection was three times the cost (RRP) of my initial guesstimate. *insert flying money emoji here*

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One of the most costly brands in my collection

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One hit wonder eyeshadows

I don’t mind spending 20 minutes blending eyeshadows and creating semi-sophisticated colour gradients – but if I’m honest, most work days I’m too lazy and pressed for time to do that. So I’ve complied a list of my favourite single use eyeshadows that allow me to wipe, lightly blend and I’m good-to-go.

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Stila Shimmer and Glow eyeshadow review

I’m a big fan of Stila’s Glitter and Glow eyeshadows, so it was only a matter of time before I picked up their sister product, Stila’s Shimmer and Glow in the shade ‘Freedom’.

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My duo-chromatic makeup items

“Holographic” makeup was a big trend in 2017, and while the beauty community is yet to see any true holographic (i.e. pretty shifting rainbows) makeup, we did get a lot of duochromatic items. Here are the ones I picked up last year.

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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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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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Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow Review (Sunset Cove)

In my previous blog post, I said I was already itching to try more of Stila’s Glitter and Glow eye shadows. So today’s post is going to be a short review on Sunset Cove, one of the three original duochromes in the range (that only just landed in Australia last month!)

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