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Australia Post Shoes Parcels

If you don’t know by now, I’m a huge advocate for online shopping. It’s convenient, crowd-free, ‘prams & strollers running over your feet’ free, you can shop at any time, in any place and wearing whatever you want. I’ve been online shopping since I got my very own credit card but back then no Australian website dare had their own online store. Today things are a completely different picture.

Online shopping finally reached mainstream status early in 2013 with Australians who don’t buy something online now being classed as the minority, according to leading research company Roy Morgan. As a personal witness to just how much things have changed over the last 10 or so years I want to share interesting tidbits about online shopping in Australia.

Which sites do Australians shop from the most? What are Australians buying online? Which Australian online stores do I love? Read on to find all this out plus more.  Continue Reading

Samantha Wills Belle DeJour Ring Aqua Angle

Samantha Wills is an Australian jewellery designer I have admired for as long as I can remember. I first discovered her pieces when I was working in magazines and they would send their jewellery in for use in the fashion spreads. I would see lots of the stylish editors donning her jewels and vowed that one day I would be one of them. It may have taken 10 years and an amazing sale but finally, I own a Samantha Wills ring.

If you aren’t familiar with Samantha Wills, you are probably thinking the jewellery must be thousands of dollars from the fact it took me 10 years to buy a piece but it is actually really affordable. My new ring, the Belle Dejour, retails for just $64 but I have never been able to justify investing in jewellery before. In fact, if you have been a longtime reader you may remember when I revealed that I only started understanding the importance of jewellery. However, by the time I had come to realise that jewellery was a necessity in creating a stylish outfit I owned my own business and that meant limited shopping funds for me.

I stalk a few bargain shopping sites and one of them is Ozsale. I was a member of their site since they opened but I actually hadn’t purchased anything until this year. I recently purchased a great wrap dress from Events and i thought I hit the jackpot, but when I saw they were having a Samantha Wills sale I teared up with excitement.  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

Best New Beauty September 2017 beauty products

Wow, guys. This month is absolute madness in the beauty launch calendar. The best new beauty September launches have come in strong from the likes of Fenty Beauty, Too Faced, St Tropez, Nip + Fab, Katy Perry and more.

Discover the best of the best new beauty products with my Best New Beauty September round-up. Continue Reading

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