August 2, 2015

Marc Jacobs - New Nude Lipstick Review

Lipsticks have become my recent obsession and recently I purchased my first lipstick which was the Marc Jacobs New Nude

The Marc Jacobs - New Nudes is a beautiful sheer lip gel. Marc Jacobs New Nudes provides a non traditional lipstick with the sheer sign and light but consistent coverage. 

I purchased mine from Sephora Australia in 102 Strange Magic

They are a traditional twist tube in nude, with a magnetic cap to ensure it will always be secure. 

This is currently my daily lipstick for work and I adore how long it lasts, the colour of the neutral pale pink is perfect for my skin tone. 

I can not wait to add another colour of New Nudes to my collection. 

The Marc Jacobs New Nudes are available from Sephora Australia for $43.00.

July 31, 2015

The Duff DVD Review

I received a copy of The Duff to review from Roadshow Australia

You either know one, you have one or you are one........

I have been anticipating The Duff to be released on DVD, it is a hilarious teen comedy about the high school dramas everyone has been part of. 

The Duff follows Bianca who recently learnt that she is 'THE DUFF' of her friends, what is a DUFF you ask? Well it is the Designated Ugly Fat Friend, the friend who helps your friends appear more prettier and popular amongst the others. 

Bianca is shattered to learn this is how she is seen at school and is determined to erase the label people have created for her and come out as her own person even if she has to loose a few friends along the way. 

I enjoyed and laughed throughout this movie, I am a fan of Mae Whitman who plays Bianca (you may know her from Parenthood) and each character was a perfect fit for this movie. 

The DUFF was based on the book by the same title by Kody Keplinger - I think this is the first movie I have seen before reading the book but I will be adding this to my list to read as I really enjoyed the movie. 

This is a must watch not just for the Teenagers!

The DUFF will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray from August 12th with an early digital release from today July 31st 

July 30, 2015

July Chanel Beauty Haul

One thing I have been wanting for a while now is a beautiful Chanel Lipstick but I could never find a colour I wanted - recently I received a gift card for my Birthday to be able to purchase the lipstick I wanted, I was also awaiting the release of the new Chance Eau De Toilette too.

I walked in and was overwhelmed by the choices and fell in love - I chose 4 lipsticks and had a little makeover and realised that their skincare range is amazing. So I walked out topping up the gift card immensely but with some amazing products. 

Today I am going to share with you my haul and will do some in-depth reviews over the next couple of weeks. 

I walked out with 4 new products 

Hydra Beauty Serum - 30ml - $124.00AUD
Le Crayon Levres - 91 Rose Delicat -  $44.00AUD
Rogue Coco Shine - 497 Intepride - $52.00AUD
Chance Eau Vive - 100ml - $184.00AUD

I adore all of these products and they have become part of my daily routine - I will be sharing a more in-depth reviews of each product over the next couple of weeks. 

The service was amazing and I walked out with a full face of makeup, my purchases and also some little samples of some other products 

Les Beiges - No25 - Sample Sheer Powder
Chance Eau Vive - Sample Eau De Toilette
Hydra Beauty Nutrition - Sample Creme
Hydra Beauty Micro Serum - Sample Creme

I hope you enjoyed a little insight into my recent Chanel Beauty Haul - stay tuned for full reviews 

July 29, 2015

Bella Box - June Subscription Box - Product Reviews

Bella Box did it again with such fantastic products in the June Subscription Box - you can read about what came in the May Subscription Box here 

As promised here is this months review of the products received 

My June Bella Box Contained

- Universal Beauty Cosmetics Siren Tint Stick - This is my first Universal Beauty product and whilst the colour is a little too red for my skin colour I really like the tint stick. As the name suggests it is a Siren Red so I put a small amount on and blot using some tissue to create a lighter colour. 

- Original Source Skin Quench Pineapple and Coconut Oil Shower Gel - I had seen these shower gels in the supermarket but had never used it, I actually had purchased one for my gym bag a few days before my June Bella Box arrived. These are now on my must have items for the gym and the pineapple smell is amazing.

- Elizabeth Mott It's so big Mascara - Who doesn't love an extra mascara to own - I am loving this mascara and it lives in my gym makeup bag.

- Udderly Smooth Udder Cream - This cream could not have come at a better time - it is so nourishing to my dry and itchy skin this winter. This is my favourite product in this months box. 

 - Model Co Double Sided Facial Wipes - A fantastic facial wipes especially in these winter months as it exfoliates and cleanses whilst taking off your makeup. 

- Palmolive Naturals Active Nourishment Shampoo and Conditioner - I love samples of Shampoo and Conditioner as they are great to take to the gym. 

- Winter Warrior Inspiration Card - I have added this card to my motivation wall where I do all my blog work. It is a great addition to the box. 

Have you used any of these products before?
What products would you like to try from the June Bella Box?

Can not wait to share the July Bella Box next month


July 28, 2015

Trend Alert - Short Winter Boots

I shared my 6 favourite Long Boots for Winter last week and this week I am sharing my favourite short winter boots for this season. What I love about short boots is that they can still be a wardrobe staple in the warmer months with the perfect outfit. 

Today I am sharing 9 of my favourite short winter boots for this season

So many fantastic boot designs and colours to choose from!

Do you have a favourite pair of short winter boots?
What is your favourite outfit wearing short boots?