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This was probably the gift guide I was most looking forward to doing. Buying makeup is easily one of my most favourite past times. The swatching of pretty colours, opening funky packaging and the rewarding feeling of carrying a little bag of goodness out of the store. Wow, I just realised how much of an addict I really am.

You may not being buying something for someone quite as addicted as I am, but these 5 gifts are perfect for a special person in your life no matter how big or small your budget. Continue Reading

I did try to start this post off with a witty Christmas carol related jingle ….. but I failed. Instead, I will just show you all the pretty pictures from Clinique’s Holiday Releases for 2011.

Fall In Love With Colours

A perfect little make-up set you could throw in your handbag and call it a day. The limited edition release has everything you need and comes in the prettiest pink bag.


  • High Impact Mascara in Black 7ml.
  • Long Last Glosswear SPF 15 in Sunset 6ml.
  • Take The Day Off Makeup Remover For Lids, Lashes & Lips 50ml.
  • Limited Edition Colour Surge Eye Shadow Palette 3.4g.
  • Cream Shaper For Eyes in Chocolate Lustre 0.8g.
  • Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss in Currant 5ml.
  • How-To Booklet
  • Pink Cosmetics Bag

AU $95 from Clinique counters and online

US $42 from Clinique online and Sephora

UK £65 from Clinique online

De-Puff and Define Eyes

This baby kit features two of Clinique’s best selling eye products from the All About Eyes range, teamed with a perfect travel size High Impact Mascara.


  • All About Eyes, 0.5 oz / 15 ml
  • High Impact Mascara, .14 oz / 3.5 ml
  • All About Eyes Serum De-Puffing Eye Massage, .17 fl oz / 5 ml
  • Bag

AU $58 from Clinique counters and online

US $33.50 from Clinique online

UK – Unavailable at this time

Long Last Shine

Four tubes of glossyness perfect for any age.


  • Long Last Glosswear SPF 15 in Cabana Crush 2.3ml
  • Long Last Glosswear SPF 15 in Kissyfit 2.3ml
  • Long Last Glosswear SPF 15 in Air Kiss 2.3ml
  • Long Last Glosswear SPF 15 in Fireberry 2.3ml
  • Silver embossed cosmetics bag

AU $49 from Clinique counters and online

US – Not available at this time

UK £25 from Clinique online

Chubby Colour & Shine

Ok, this has to be my pick of the litter. Four of the most popular Clinique releases going around, Continue Reading

NIVEA Cooling Sunscreen review

Aerosol sunscreen is becoming a more popular choice but in this NIVEA Cooling Sunscreen review I’m introducing you to a sunscreen feature you never knew you needed. It’s life changing and I love it, but does this one benefit counteract NIVEA’s Ultra Sport Protect Cooling Aerosol SPF50+ defects?  Continue Reading

End of Year Sales Fashion Shopping Inspiration

The Boxing Day and End of Year sales are in full-swing. While this can be a fab time to pick up a great deal, it’s not such a money saver if you buy things you don’t need or really want. Having a shopping list of what to buy is one of my most valuable tips for being a savvy sale shopper. However, I’ll admit that sometimes there are things out there I didn’t know I needed. Sometimes, I need someone to introduce me to the things I didn’t know (or forgot) I needed. That’s what I’m offering you some end of year sales shopping inspiration by sharing some of the great goodies I picked up during the Cyber Week sales.

These are the beauty and fashion goodies I got during Black Friday, Cyber Weekend and Cyber Monday.  Continue Reading

Deciem Hylamide High Efficiency Face Cleaner

Finding a good face cleanser shouldn’t be difficult but for me it’s one of those things I’m always looking to improve. I was recommended the Hylamide High Efficiency Face Cleaner as an all-in-one solution for makeup removal and skin cleansing. I have dry skin and I’m lazy, so I want quick and easy without compromising on quality results.  Continue Reading

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