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If you haven’t started buying christmas and holiday gifts for your loved ones than don’t panic, I think most of us are in the same boat. To combat that last minute rush of panic, I am going to share with you a whole heap of holiday gift guides that will make buying presents a breeze. To start off I am going to show you the best offerings from one of my favourite beauty retailers, Sephora. These beauty kits include makeup, body, skincare, fragrance and nails.

For my fellow Australians, I know how painful it is to see these amazing products from a store that won’t ship to us but I have some  news that may help you so look out for that later on. Now ….. let’s look at the gifts! Continue Reading

The beauty sample box subscription craze has exploded all over the world. What started off as a really simple idea (and probably dismissed by so many) has turned into big business with women embracing this new beauty service. I for one am a huge fan and think it is a genius idea that I wish I had come up with myself.

We only have a few more days until Christmas and that means your chances of finding a present, getting it and having it under the tree in time is fading fast. That is why today I am going to give you a breakdown of all the beauty sample box subscription services you can take advantage of. Why? Because it is the PERFECT Christmas gift.

What Is A Beauty Sample Box Subscription Service?

If you haven’t heard of them yet, don’t worry, it is still pretty early days and in my opinion Continue Reading

If you are looking to buy any fragrance for loved ones this Christmas you are in luck. That also applies to those who are just looking to try something new or like to stock up on their favourite perfume.

GraysOutlet.com is the newest shopping site branch-off from GraysOnline.com, the Australian auction site. The new GraysOutlet.com is the first online outlet centre for Australia, kind of like DFO but online, and starting today they have thousands of fragrances on sale. Prices run at nearly 80% off the retail price, that is in most cases 20% cheaper than StrawberryNet.com.

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There are over 140,000 men’s and women’s fragrances available and the prices are just jaw dropping. Here are just 5 of the ridiculous bargains I think are worth snapping up.

David Beckham Womens and Mens Signature Story 75ml Eau de Toilette

RRP $95 – NOW $19.95 each

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Perfumes and fragrance are something I openly admit knowing very little about. For me it is up there with wine and cuts of meat. Wouldn’t have a clue. Yesterday an email popped into my inbox from The Fragrance Foundation Australia and it was something I found very helpful. Why, you wonder?

When people ask me what fragrances I like I usually say sweet, because I know I like the smell of sweet things. Funnily enough ‘sweet’ isn’t an actual fragrance family, so taking a look at this Top 20 list gave me the chance to see what family I tend to like. Turns out, I go for a Soft Floral or Floral. I think that is strange because 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 it’s 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

Beauty Blog Hop Giveaway

Want to win the gorgeous new Tarte LIMITED EDITION Buried Treasure Eyeshadow Palette? Read on to enter and find out how you could win 35 other beauty prizes in this MEGA Beauty Blog Hop Giveaway! Continue Reading

Best Vegan Skincare Brands

Everyone has their own opinion on what skincare should do and be, but for me it’s all about aiming for perfection. I don’t want skincare that does the bare minimum and let’s me age gracefully. I only want to use skincare that WORKS – constantly improving my skin and getting it to function at it’s very best. That’s why I’m sharing with you the best vegan skincare brands.

People often confuse my choice to be vegan as somehow meaning I don’t care about my aesthetics any more. They couldn’t be more wrong! My strict standards for top performing skincare isn’t lessened by my cruelty-free choices. If anything, it makes my standards even higher.

There’s a misconception that cruelty-free and vegan skincare is unable subpar; that they’re less effective than animal-based skincare formulations. While this may have been the case decades ago when vegan skincare exclusively meant “natural” products with little to no scientific basis, skincare development has come a long way since then. Don’t get me wrong, there are still hundreds of natural skincare brands out there that do exactly what I don’t want – they don’t improve your skin, they just make it feel and smell nice – and there is a market for those. Not everyone is deathly afraid of aging like me. However, if you strive for clear, healthy and progressively improving skin despite the years passing us by, than I have exactly what you need.

My list of top performing skincare brands will introduce you to the changemakers. The hard-working, highly efficient skincare that allows you to take charge of your own aging appearance. And it just so happens they’re also the best vegan skincare brands too!  Continue Reading

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