Month: January 2014

The Satay Hut

Instant Gratification: The Satay Hut

It can be uninspiring buying lunch from the same old places, especially if your office location means you need to get in your car to find something different. Enter the Food Truck. I am now spoiled for choice with the introduction of Mobile Food Vendors right on my doorstep. Read more…

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New In – Supermarket Body Scrubs

I’m telling you, it’s always the sneakiest of places that catch me out when it comes to impulse beauty buys. I can avoid department stores, chemists, and unsubscribe from as many email newsletters as I like; I still end up bringing something new and exciting home every week.  Read more…

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The Look – Ballet Performance

I was given the important task of beautifying Isabel for her recent ballet dress rehearsal. It was beyond exciting; the brief even included mention of red lipstick! Was it going to be the fun mother/daughter bonding time I had always dreamed of, or would it all end in tears? Read more…

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New In – eos Limited Edition 3 Pack

I’ve see these colourful balls of lip softening goodness in US and UK based YouTube videos for years. When the limited edition, Christmas themed 3 pack featured on Lily Pebbles’ Gift Guide, I just had to get eBay’ing. Boy was I excited when they arrived on my doorstep.  Read more…

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A Word on Perfume

Yes, I have a whole category dedicated to scent. No, I don’t have any reviews of perfumes. Why not you might ask? Well actually, like many other unfortunate souls, I’m somewhat ‘allergic’ to perfume. If it encroaches on my personal space, all hell breaks loose, and I wind up a write off for the rest of the day. Read more…

All about me – Nici

Who am I? Why did I decide to start this blog, and why Beauty and Food? From my very first Oyster Kilpatrick served by my dad, to my mum visiting Sephora with my extensive shopping lists when she’s overseas. It all adds up to a lifelong love of all things beauty and food. Read more…

Disclaimer & PR

Content on beautyandfood.net is provided by me – Sunshinenici (Nici). All opinions expressed on this site are my own. Photography by Adrian Price unless otherwise credited. Beautyandfood.net is a PR friendly site, please don’t hesitate to contact me at any time. For full disclaimer please Read more…

Vital Statistics

Why am I always reviewing oil free products? Would the foundation shade I use or my favourite lipstick suit you? Here you’ll find a list of things about my skin, colouring, and main concerns that will hopefully help you decide if a product could work for you.
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What about Haircare?

Have you noticed something missing while browsing around here on Beauty and Food? Perhaps a certain section that many other Beauty Blogs contain? It seems that I might have a little explaining to do! Why you won’t see a Haircare section on beautyandfood.net. Read more…

A word on Beautypedia

I like to think of myself as pretty savvy when it comes to the claims that cosmetic companies make and seeing through the glitz and glamour of advertising. But where do I find the most up-to-date information in the ever changing and expanding business of beauty? Read more…