THE ORDINARY| Foundations review

I just had the opportunity to finally get my hands on The Ordinary Foundations - The coverage foundation and the serum foundation. I know one of them was around for a while and the other is quite new. However, they both go out of stock pretty fast and therefore, I know many of you have not … Continue reading THE ORDINARY| Foundations review

MORPHE|Jaclyn Hill Palette

I am so stoked to finally get my hands on the Morphe x Jaclyn Hill collaboration. this palette a few weeks ago. It was a little hard to get hold of it on the Morphe website because, you know, they sell out really quick. The first release was gone within hours (I actually woke up … Continue reading MORPHE|Jaclyn Hill Palette

WET ‘N WILD| Treasures from the drug store

The day I heard that Wet ' n Wild (WNW) is coming to Farmers, New Zealand (it was available before via online retailers like La Femme Beauty, but Farmers has a full display and affordable prices), I had to check them out at my nearest Farmers store. For the makeup lovers, WNW needs no introduction. … Continue reading WET ‘N WILD| Treasures from the drug store

THE ORDINARY | affordable skincare – Part 2

Hello Lovelies, Just like Sithru, things have been hectic! But it didn't stop us spending money! Please pop over to Sithru's post on The Ordinary skincare and what she thinks about them. She also has a handy explanation of who they are and their ethos. We love skincare but it gets a bit difficult - especially … Continue reading THE ORDINARY | affordable skincare – Part 2

THE ORDINARY | affordable skincare – Part 1

Hello everyone, I am back after a while 🙂 ... Sorry for going AWOL but I had to do quite a bit of travelling during last few months. Anyway, now that I am back, let's talk about some affordable skincare... Those of you who follow me on Instagram know that I recently bought a few … Continue reading THE ORDINARY | affordable skincare – Part 1

SUNDAY RILEY| Power couple

Phew! It's been a hot minute since I posted last... My PhD sometimes get's in the way 😁 Anyway, finally, I am going to talk about the Sunday Riley power couple. If you remember, I bought this about two months ago when I was at Mecca Maxima. These are probably two of the most hyped products … Continue reading SUNDAY RILEY| Power couple

Mini Haul | Treasures from the drugstore

I always hunt for affordable but good quality makeup. Last week, I grabbed a few items from Postie+ and The Warehouse. I haven't had the chance to wear all of these long enough to test their longevity, but I definitely swatched them and wore them a bit. Below is what I think... LA Colors eyeshadow palettes These … Continue reading Mini Haul | Treasures from the drugstore

Should you care, what you wear on your skin during pregnancy?

  One of my pregnant friends asked me, what she should avoid during pregnancy in term of skincare and makeup. So I did a little digging. Here is a summary of everything I read. I will provide links if anyone needs to read further about any of the compounds given below. High risk (Scientifically proven to … Continue reading Should you care, what you wear on your skin during pregnancy?

GARNIER | Oily Roots Dry Ends

I went on a mad hunt last weekend to find the best shampoo for my oily hair with dry ends (combination hair). Believe it or not, there are not many shampoos in the supermarkets in NZ - Pak n' Save, Countdown, New world or even in Farmers (I did not try the high-end shops like shampoo … Continue reading GARNIER | Oily Roots Dry Ends

ESSENCE| Lash Princess Mascara

Essence Lash Princess mascara is a cult favourite. There are two types of mascara in this line - one is volumising, and the other is lengthening (false lash effect). Because everyone raves about this and because it is quite affordable in NZ too, I bought the lengthening one (the green one) to test out if it … Continue reading ESSENCE| Lash Princess Mascara