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Ere Perez Organic Almond Oil Brow Pencil

In Australia we don’t get many of the good things that come out of Mexico. We get Corona, Jarritos (pineapple is my favourite!) and the little fire cracker that is Ere Perez. Ere was born in Mexico and moved to Australia 15 years ago, but it was exactly 10 years ago that Ere developed her self-titled natural cosmetic line. Ere’s family have worked with natural therapies for generations, and her grandfather still practices natural medicine using the healing properties of plants, so it was bound to happen that Ere would end up working in this field as well. However, it was when she arrived in Australia that she was inspired to create a makeup range that used natural ingredients – marrying her family practice with a passion of her own.

Something I love about Ere Perez is that she has a great skill for taking an every day essential beauty product, such as an eyebrow pencil, and finding a way to create it using only premium natural ingredients. Almond Oil is used in a lot of her products, but I wouldn’t have thought it would be useful in a brow pencil. I put it to the test and reveal my results in this review.  Continue Reading

Saks Fifth Avenue Beauty Department

Great news, shoppers. One of my favourite US department stores has an amazing discount offer for international shoppers. Saks Fifth Avenue is offering USD $10 Express Shipping to selected countries until November 24. 2013. This is a massive saving and it couldn’t have come at a better time as christmas gifts and end of year celebrations come in to play.

All the details are below!  Continue Reading

I have a little sneaky peaky for you!! I don’t think I have mentioned this on the blog yet, but I have a strange addiction to swimwear. Even when I hate my body shape (which is often!), I can’t help but buy fabulous swimwear. Being in Australia, I am lucky enough to have access to some of the most amazing swimwear in the world. I swear, Australians are the best swimwear makers. One brand I have loved since they launched is Baku Australia. Today I have some preview snaps of the brand new Summer 2013 collection.  Continue Reading

Best Beauty Advent Calendars

Picking the best beauty advent calendar for yourself each year is tough, I totally get it. This year the choices are even bigger and better so I’ve rounded up the best beauty advent calendars for you to choose from. Past favourites like The Body Shop, Look Fantastic and NYX Cosmetics are back with their beauty advent calendars, plus some new ones to spice things up.

Unfortunately, many sell out the minute they are released and by the time you see them touted by your favourite Instgrammers you’ve already missed out. Don’t worry though, there are still heaps around that you’ll love. Treat yo’self, ladies!  Continue Reading

Deciem NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Serum

Have you noticed there’s been a bit of chatter about copper peptides in skincare lately? The biggest player on the scene right now is NIOD’s Copper Amino Isolate Serum (CAIS), and it has people swearing that this is a liquid version of the second coming.

Unfortunately when an ingredient becomes trendy we see the market flooded with products claiming to be using the best of it. Copper Peptides are that hot-new ingredient right now but what exactly are they? I’ve chatted with Deciem’s co-CEO, Nicola Kilner, to get the lowdown on copper peptides and how you can make sure you buy a product that works.  Continue Reading

Best New Beauty October blog post

You’d think October would be exclusively reserved for Halloween themed beauty but nope, Christmas is wiggling its way in. The best new beauty October products are mostly dominated with Holiday collections but I’ve tried sticking to just the solo new products that really thrilled me. I will be posting separate gift guides a little later on for all those cool Holiday collections.

For now, discover the best of the best with my Best New Beauty October round-up. Continue Reading

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