03 May Flower Power

  What could be nicer than the sweet smell and bright colours of a bunch of flowers during a miserable cold day. Now that the weather is cooling down quickly I thought I'd show you my favourite floral beauties...

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02 May MBFW 2012 update

Kicking off fashion week with a burst of colour was Camilla with her range 'Gypset'. The collection was a fusion of colours, prints and inspirations from around the world. Camilla being the queen of print certainly lived up to her reputation today!! I told you...

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01 May Down That Little Lane

I recently discovered this online store I just had to share. Down That Little Lane is packed full with gorgeous goodies ranging from home wares to fashion and beauty. There are things for him, things for her and I have no doubt that if you're stuck...

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30 Apr Super Skin Care

; I have posted before about my constant battle with pigmentation, and still to this day my main priority when I look for skin care is to find products that will help me to achieve an even, pigmentation free skin tone. As always I want products...

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27 Apr Whats your Make- Up Age?

Its a common mistake made by millions of women to try to cover the signs of ageing with make-up. More often that not, packing on the makeup will actually highlight the fine lines on the face rather than hide them. Teenage skins can get away with...

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25 Apr Beauty Multi Tasker

Lanolips Golden Ointment is what I like to call a 'multi-tasker'. It's a super moisturiser or healing balm and can be used to repair any dry damaged areas of skin like lips, hands, feet, elbows, cuts, burns, and on the face just to add a...

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20 Apr Hair and Make-Up Idea

Here is another instalment of my Video blogging, a hair and make-up idea for those of you in need of a little inspiration. This is my favourite hairstyle at the moment! Firstly sorry for the bad lighting...

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19 Apr Get the Girl a Make Under…

It may be the 'Jersey Shore' effect I have to blame but more and more I see girls who are in need of a 'make under' instead of the old fashioned "make over'. Make-up which is way too dark for their skin, orange fake tans,...

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18 Apr Shooting for Wish with Shenay…

Here's a nice sunny image to warm up this miserable day ! This stunning shot is from a shoot I worked on for Wish last week. The range was Wish Casual 'Shadows and Sunlight' and it was filled with spring time light knits, jackets and...

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17 Apr And then I discovered Shiseido….

[caption id="attachment_3556" align="aligncenter" width="432" caption="Vintage Shiseido Image"][/caption] If you want a cosmetic label with history I don't think you could get one with a more fascinating history than Shiseido. I remember learning about french make-up pioneer Serge Lutens at make-up college and his extensive history with...

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16 Apr Avon Anew Genics

Avon Anew Genics Treatment Concentrate is a skincare concentrate designed to combat the signs of ageing in women of all ages right through from 30's and up. For those without many fine lines it acts as a preventative and for those already worried about fine...

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13 Apr Shooting for Truese with gorgeous Caris

Yesterday I was working with fashion label Truese shooting their new range 'Touch of Venus'. Taking the images was the fabulous Thom Kerr who has just returned home from NYC after shooting the images for Kimbra's new album. This stunning image of gorgeous Perth model Caris...

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12 Apr Joan Smalls in Vogue

  Ranked at number 2 on models.com Joan Smalls is certainly earning her right to be ranked second on the list of the worlds most in demand models. Gracing her second Vogue cover of the year Joan is simply stunning in bronze and plum make-up and...

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11 Apr Does ProActiv really work?

Yes we've all seen the ads with the big name celebs, but these days you just can't believe what you see on TV. The half hour commercials with pop stars who swear by Proactiv make me want to believe it works, but I still find...

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09 Apr Shooting for Wish

  Last friday I was on set shooting for Wish's latest range 'Mistaken for Strangers'. The range which is available June/July still had that trademark 'Wish girl' look yet was a little more classic with clean lines and bold colours. Lots of Mustard, Royal Blue and...

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03 Apr Kiss Nail Dress

I dont know about you but with two little kids its nearly impossible for me to get my nails dry without getting them all mangled. I was getting ready to go out on saturday night and I remembered I had some Kiss Nail dress in...

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28 Mar Dsquared Milan Fashion Week 2012

  At Milan Fashion Week this year, Dsquared2 turned the runway into a 60’s high school prom, with models sporting diamantes and leopard print heels. Sam McKnight, Global Ambassador for Pantene, recreated the 60’s look for hair with a bouffant beehive, using Pantene styling products to...

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27 Mar Versace Yellow Diamond

[caption id="attachment_3415" align="aligncenter" width="452" caption="Launching April 1- Versace Yellow Diamond"][/caption] I was sooo excited when I got my hands on the new luxury fragrance from Versace- Yellow Diamond. This gorgeous floral fragrance is soft, a little musky and full of florals including orange blossom, pear sorbet,...

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26 Mar Simple Skin Care

Last week while staying at my sisters house I needed to borrow some moisturiser. I searched through her cupboard which is full of $100 foundations and other high end make-up and skincare products and the only moisturiser I could find was a $10 bottle of...

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23 Mar Arizona and Estee

One of fashions brightest stars Arizona Muse has recently signed with Estee Lauder to be a spokesperson for the brand. Joining the likse of Carolyn Murphy this is sure to catapult Arizona into the spotlight. Arizona is a true modern beauty, she has quickly become one...

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20 Mar Brow to Brow- decade to decade

Eyebrows are the ultimate facial accessory of today. When people ask me for advice on shaping their brows the one thing I can't stress enough is DO NOT OVER PLUCK!!!! I admit I have been an over plucker in years gone by and now that...

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19 Mar Avacado Obsession

I'm an avocado addict! One of my favourite things about being in NZ is that Avacados are grown so abundantly here that they only cost 50 cents!!!! And needless to say I'm taking full advantage. I 've been eating them with every meal and as...

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17 Mar Dry skin saviour- Palmers Body Lotion

[caption id="attachment_3347" align="aligncenter" width="486" caption="Watching the sunset over Whale Bay NZ with my Palmers in hand!!"][/caption] As a result of flying and staying in hotel air-conditioning while on holiday my skin has been feeling super dry. You may have seen my post on bathing in the...

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13 Mar DIY Eyebrow Waxing

I've never been able to get DIY eye brow waxing right. I found that  pre waxed facial strips just aren't  precise enough and could easily lead to waxing off chunks of eyebrow (or eyelashes- ouch!) Now I've found a really easy to use and VERY precise...

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