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Blacklist Studio Prints

How do I love Blacklist Studio Prints? Let me count the ways. I love their amazing, unique, incredible, one-off designs. I love their street style, artistic, offbeat but by no means lacking, creative and beautiful prints. I love this. And this. I have this. And love it. A lot. I love that many of the […]

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Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb – Christmas Edition

You know Christmas is in the air when Viktor & Rolf release their limited edition Christmas Flowerbomb. In ’09 we had the pink and silver glitter bomb, in ’10 we had the ballerina pink tutu collar, fashioned from the tulle featured in their 2010 spring runway show and now we have a new, prettied up […]

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Rae Morris launches new range of brushes

Have you heard of Rae Morris before? I’m sure you’ve probably seen her work. Rae has been the Make up Director for L’Oréal Paris for the past eight years and is the head make up honcho at the L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festivals, sending girls down the runway in the most flawless and beguiling of looks. […]

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SK-II now stocked at Adore Beauty

Adore Beauty, the bastion of online beauty shopping, has just recently announced that they are the official online stockist of SK-II. Hooray! Joining an extensive list of leading skincare and beauty brands, including Lancôme, Clarins, Biotherm, BECCA, Benefit and Laura Mercier to name a few, SK-II will have its full range of products stocked by […]

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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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