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MY TOP 5 PICKS FOR OLIVE SKINCARE

The humble olive, a staple to the mediterranean cuisine and very tasty, but did you know it is also your secret weapon to beautiful skin? Someone who knows all about this is Donna Simunovic, the creator of Olive Natural Skincare.  She has used all aspects of the olive including the oil and leaves to create a natural, botanically based skincare range. That means no testing animals, …

Flawless Make-Up in a Hurry

Okay, i’ll admit it, I’m the queen of being late. Whether it’s for work or a social occasion I never seem to get there on time. Is it because I have poor time management skills? Or is it because I get caught up trying to make my winged liner symmetrical? Who can say? (Maybe my boyfriend?)   What I can say is, it has forced …

August Empties 2016

Empties

Welcome to my first ever empties post. I have gone through quite a few products this month and I am ready to give you a review on what I will be repurchasing and what needs to stay in the bin! Let’s start with the product that hurts me the most to see in the pile: Sunday Riley’s Juno Hydroactive Cellular Face Oil Why am I …

REVIEW: UNI ORGANICS ULTIMATE TAN

Uni Organics had me hooked from the name alone! As I have discovered more and more about beauty and skincare, my concern has shifted to what ingredients are being used and how they affect my body/skin. I was so excited to try this self tanner as Uni Organics are an Australian brand with certified organic ingredients. They are also free from chemicals, not tested on …

REVIEW: TOO FACED CHOCOLATE BON BONS PALETTE

Finally the Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Palette has arrived in Australia. It was released at Mecca Maxima on the 23rd of February  2016 and I was first in line to pick it up! THE PACKAGING Too Faced Cosmetics never disappoint when it comes to packaging and the Chocolate Bon Bons Palette is no exception. Similarly to the Chocolate Bar Palette, the product comes in …

REVIEW: TRILOGY MAKE-UP BE GONE CLEANSING BALM

I believe that cleansing balms are the unsung heroes of the skincare world.  Far more effective then makeup wipes or your everyday face wash, adding a cleansing balm to your skincare routine is your first step towards better skin. Today I am reviewing Trilogy’s Make-Up Be Gone Cleansing Balm, a hydrating balm, with a sweet, slightly floral scent, that gently removes all traces of makeup …

HALL OF FAME: NIP & FAB GLYCOLIC FIX DAILY CLEANSING PADS

Welcome to ausbeautyandskincarereviews first Hall of Fame review. Today I will be reviewing Nip & Fab’s Glycolic Fix Daily Cleansing Pads. WHO ARE THEY? Nip & Fab have only been in Australia  for a few years but are dominating the skincare market, with affordable prices, mostly vegan ingredients, proven results and glowing praise and recommendation from Kylie Jenner, Maria Hatzistefanis (also founder of Rodial) has come …

REVIEW: MAYBELLINE EYESTUDIO COLOR TATTOO 24HR LEATHER EYESHADOW

THE MAKE UP GODS HAVE ANSWERED MY PRAYERS!!! Apologies for being dramatic but I’m excited.  The new Maybelline Colorado Tattoo 24HR leather effect eyeshadows are now available and they are heavenly. I picked up mine in the shade 80 Creamy beige. What makes the Color Tattoo 24HR leather eyeshadow a step above the rest is the consistency. It’s a matte, creamy formula with “lumi matte …

REVIEW: MANUKA DOCTOR PURIFYING FACIAL PEEL

Browsing through the aisles at Priceline I was looking for a mask that would help get rid of some pesky blemishes. That’s when I came across Manuka Doctor Apiclear Purifying Facial Peel. Little did I  know but this would soon become my SKINCARE SAVIOUR! It’s a peel off mask that promises to help balance & purify skin, get rid of acne and reduce the appearance …

REVIEW: CHI CHI NUDES EYESHADOW PALETTE

I love Chi Chi, it’s a proud Australian  cosmetics company, that’s affordable and stays up to date with the latest makeup trends.  One of my favourite products are the eye shadow palettes, in particular the Nudes palette. What attracted me to this palette was the colours, an oddly familiar colour combination. Did you notice it too, dear reader? It’s almost the perfect dupe for the …