Archive | October, 2011

Calie Jean handmade jewellery

If you’re on the lookout for something that is unique, one of a kind and definitely not run of the mill, let me point you in the direction of Calie Jean Handmade Jewellery.  www.caliejean.com.au Featuring an array of necklaces, bracelets, earrings; even hair combs and shoe clips, every piece is designed and handmade by Australian […]

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Lanolips’ new berry hue: Mulberry

When Lanolips and I first met, I knew I had found the one. My long and often futile search for the ‘perfect lip balm’ had come to an end. Enclosed in baby pink packaging, adorned with a cute little red lipped sheep (like a prettied up Lamb Chop), the original Lanolips 101 Ointment containing 100% […]

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Benefit’s newest mascara, ‘they’re Real’

And they’re spectacular! Yes, this is what you and your lashes will be proclaiming once you get your mitts on Benefit’s newest ‘beyond mascara’ they’re Real. It gives lashes both length and volume and with no evidence of smudging or clumping. Win! The star of they’re Real, is most definitely the brush. With numerous tiny […]

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To prime, or not to prime?

Well, if Hamlet were here today, or William for that matter, they would say that if you want your make up to stay in place, and have a smooth canvas on which to work with, then ‘tis nobler to prime. Using a primer is an important step in the make up process as it involves […]

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Looky looky – Ampersandmel has had a makeover!

She used to be all dark and gloomy, not that appealing to the eye and, well let’s just say it; dull. But that’s no more, those days are well and truly behind her! She is stepping out in some new digs, all prettied up and flashy. Alas, she’s a bit monochrome with all the black […]

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The inaugural ABBW

So it’s been just over a couple of weeks now since the inaugural Australian Beauty Bloggers Weekend (ABBW) came to a close and I for one, am still recovering. There was so much on offer during the weekend, so much information to take in and so many lovely people who were met. Here’s a brief […]

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