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What foundation should you use between seasons?

Uhhhh, foundation between seasons. Am I right?! Summer is easy because you tend to go for lighter coverage, matte foundation. And then, winter? Well it’s the opposite, isn’t it? But in between seasons, what are you supposed to do when half your face is still in summer mode and the other half is already hunkering down for winter? What foundation should you use during Autumn and Spring? I’m here to tell you! Firstly, you want to work out what your products are. This is what I currently use during the main seasons and why… Summer Light coverage: Clinique BIY – Blend It Yourself pigment drops Why? Add this to your favourite moisturiser and control the coverage. In summer, I use one to two drops for light (think BB cream) to medium coverage, but you could also do 3 drops and get a gorgeous summery full coverage. Full coverage: Estee Lauder Double…

3 Little-known tricks for an all day glow

Wouldn’t being a Victoria’s Secret Model just be the best? Nah, not for the body, I’m talking for the skin. They’re always glowing, cheekbones are cut, and contour is ace! JEALOUS!! The thing is, that doesn’t come naturally but it can be achieved easily and I’m going to show you how. As a beauty influencer, it is my job to discover the best techniques, along with the products to work with so you can glow from the moment you wake to your 3am taxi home, and everything in between. In the lead up to Farmers Beauty Week 2017, I’ve teamed up with them to show you 3 little-known tricks for an all-day glow…   [ See below for your chance to WIN a $200 Farmers voucher ] A boost of moisture: You knew a skincare tip was going to come up, didn’t you? I’m BIG on skincare, as a…

How to wear red this summer

Nothing beats a bit of red lipstick to make you feel in charge of your life and pretty damn unstoppable – but it can’t just be me who finds wearing red lipstick in summer really really hard, right? Sure, wearing red when it’s cold is an easy choice – the cherry on top to an amazing outfit of navy, khaki or maroon – but I find that whenever red comes out in summer, it’s instantly matched with a pinup themed outfit. Why?! So in the spirit of getting out of a fashion rut and in the name of “red”, this post is dedicated to bringing the powerhouse colour to the forefront of our signature wardrobes all summer long. With the release of Shiseido’s Rouge Rouge line of 16 different red-based lipsticks, there’s a colour for everyone – Meaning you ALL can make good use of my wardrobe tips below. […

5 Rules for quick makeup application

There’s no denying that we’re all a little short for time in the mornings. If you’re anything like me (and of course you are), you’d much prefer those extra 10 minutes in bed than waking up to reality and starting your day. Everyday routines should be easy and down packed, including the all important morning routine. With the launch of cult classic beauty brand, TheBalm® Cosmetics in New Zealand – whose brand is all about beauty in 5 minutes – it was only fitting to team up and teach you how to complete your makeup routine in 5 minutes flat. [ Scroll below for an amazing TheBalm giveaway ] 5 Rules for quick makeup application 1. Use multipurpose items Cut down on the time it takes to find what you’re after, and keep your makeup bag small with multipurpose items. Find blush and highlighter that works well as eyeshadow,…