Month: September 2014

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Introducing Shanghai Lil and the Scarlet Fez

I can’t help myself when I go to markets and see amazing, locally made products. I just have to get in contact with people and ask them to feature on my blog. Luckily most people are happy to give me their time and let me invade their space to find out about their products. Let me introduce you to Mark, he makes the most beautiful vegan soap and skincare!  Read more…

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bhave Haircare – An Unexpected Review

I know, I know, I said I don’t review hair products, or talk about hair in general but even a hair novice like me needs shampoo and conditioner. bhave is a great Aussie brand that offers products that are free of nasty ingredients and will keep all hair types in tip-top condition. Have you heard of them? See what I think and maybe you’ll give them a try.  Read more…

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Who is Shanghai Suzy?

There’s a new girl on the street when it comes to affordable lipsticks in great fashion colours with comfortable matte and satin finishes. Actually that’s a lie, Shanghai Suzy isn’t that new, but Joanna Wheaton’s famed lipstick brand is to me. Thanks to my informed sister Lizzie, I’ve finally seen the light. Come, join me to check out Lizzie’s impressive collection and be enlightened! Read more…

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Stop the Scrub and Embrace the Acid

Face scrubs have recently taken a hit in the popularity stakes after it was revealed that synthetic plastic microbeads were causing damage to our precious marine life. Luckily there is another way to exfoliate which is not only safer for the environment, but also better for our skin. Acids might sound scary, but trust me, you’ll love them.  Read more…

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The 5 New Must-Have Makeup Items

The world of cosmetics is constantly evolving, and along with it are trends that sweep the world in a matter of weeks thanks to YouTube, Instagram and Beauty Bloggers. Need to know what’s hot in the world of makeup right now? Ever heard of contouring or tubing mascara? Read on for the 5 newest must haves from the international beauty set! Read more…