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Trendsetter | 17

From 2016’s show stopping glitter trends and dark bold brows, we welcome 2017 with 5 beauty looks that will be trending all year round. Let’s take a look at the styles that will surely leave their mark this year.   Under-liner Winged eyeliner was the classic go to all last year and celebrities, models, influencers and runways are switching it up by applying bright liner or glitter under the lower lash line. This look accentuates the eye shape and adds edginess to the overall look ad is definitely a showstopper.   Hazy Glow Dewy makeups are definitely trending in 2017 so be sure to incorporate tinted moisturisers, lip-gloss, cream eye shadows and blushes into your everyday look. Swap your powders for oil-based products that will give you that youthful sheen and leave your skin glowing all year around.   Shimmer strobe It’s time to take your makeup that’s out of this world with galaxy inspired glitter and shimmer. To achieve this, apply a strobing cream, highlighting powder or cream highlight on the high points of …

Beauty Bits: 5 Products Every Girl (or guy) Needs In Their Make-Up Bag

Recently, I was browsing through the Sephora website when I was supposed to be working on my Global Cinema analysis essay and it wasn’t until I was well into the 7th/8th page of all the moisturiser products Sephora stocked that I realised the in numerous amount of beauty products released into the consumer realm! It got me thinking, with this influx of beauty products and tools that have been marketed through social media (Instagram in particular with those beautiful fitness models promoting the latest ‘god-send’ product), how on earth is one supposed to rummage through and find products that actually make a noticeable difference? So with that being said I have shared with you my top 5 holy grail beauty items that I STRONGLY believe every girl (or guy) must encounter and try. Papulex Isocorrexion Hydrating Cream I’m a strong advocate in believing that the secret of healthy, glowing clear skin begins with an excellent moisturiser. It doesn’t matter what skin type you have, moisturising your skin is imperative in retaining skin oil balance. I …

Follow Me Around Visual Diary

Hi beautiful friends! For today’s post I am going to be sharing with you a photo-diary of a follow me around from when I went shopping in the city with one of my good friends  yesterday. We were originally supposed to meet up for lunch and gym but after exploring these trendy boutiques hidden in Chinatown, we kind of compromised that with all this walking around, it was kindaaaa like hitting the gym (who were we kidding). However, it did end up to be such an exciting day and its spontaneous unplanned trips like these that end up to be one of the most memorable days that we’ll cherish forever. We were shopping in the usual vicinity of Pitt Street Mall and browsing mind-numbly through the usual (Zara, Topshop, General Pants, Dotti) and we just couldn’t understand why we struggled so much in finding pieces that we actually liked! Once again, we hadn’t picked out anything so, we headed through to Chinatown to catch the train. It was there that we decided to stop at …