Thursday, 30 April 2015

Harbour Day Spa aka A Day in Heaven

If you follow any of the Brisbane beauty bloggers (which you should because they're all amazing!) then you may have noticed a few posts about Harbour Day Spa recently. That's because the team at Harbour Day Spa were kind enough to extend an invitation to a whole lot of the Brisbane girls so that we could try out some of the treatments they have on offer. So yes, everything you are about to read about was provided as a complimentary service BUT I wouldn't be writing about any of this if I didn't enjoy myself. And if the title of this post isn't enough of a giveaway, IT WAS AMAZING!

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Updated Favourites

I'm pretty impressed that I actually managed to film a whole 2 videos this month! It might not seem like much but for me, it's a nice little change from blogging, it's fun and I get to ramble on endlessly about cosmetics and beauty products. Honestly, what's not to love?

Today's video is an updated favourites featuring some of my current loves.
Don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel AND if you do subscribe, you can earn an extra entry into my 2K + Bloggiversary Giveaway.

Dani xx

Sunday, 26 April 2015

Ace Yo' Base #3 - The Primer Edit

You may remember a small segment I started called Ace Yo' Base. Well it's back for the Primer Edit! I love primers, which might seem like a weird makeup prodcut to love because it's not like they're pretty or anything but I do love them. I think it's because without them, my skin can very easily become an oil slick. Here are some of my top primer picks.

Thursday, 23 April 2015

Rimmel Apocalips Matte

 I love a good matte lip colour so I was really excited to hear about this new release from Rimmel. The original Apocalips line was very popular, although I wasn't really a fan because I found the formula quite liquidy and hard to work with. Here's what I thought of the new addition to the Apocalips line.

Monday, 20 April 2015

Happy Bloggiversary!

Last week, a momentous moment occurred when I reached 2K followers on Instagram (cue fanfare). It's also been just over a year since I started blogging so this giveaway is going to be a combined 2K/Bloggiversary Giveaway

I spent a long time racking my brains, trying to figure out what to come up with for a good giveaway idea. I read through some old posts in an effort to come up with some giveaway inspiration when I remembered this post on I thought, what better gift could I give than the gift of choosing your own gift from a huge selection of skincare, cosmetics and haircare goodies? So, in collaboration with, I'm giving you the chance to win $100 to spend on the website (CUE MORE FANFARE!).
To enter, simply fill in the Rafflecopter form below. It's that simple! Make sure you take a look at the terms & conditions below before entering and GOOD LUCK!

Terms & Conditions:
  1. The giveaway is open internationally. 
  2. You must be 18 or older to enter.
  3. One entry per person, no giveaway accounts - any double entries or giveaway accounts will automatically be disqualified. 
  4.  Anyone who unfollows immediately after the giveaway has been announced will be banned from future giveaways.
  5.  As the giveaway is in collaboration with, your e-mail address only will be provided to them and you may receive promotional e-mails.
  6. The winner has 48 hours to respond after which, a new winner will be drawn.
  7. Giveaway ends 15 May 2015 at 12AM AEST.
Dani xo

Sunday, 19 April 2015

Shop My Stash #2

You might remember that one of my goals for this year was to use up more of the things I have and spend a little less. I have been semi-successful with that and have been trying really hard to keep shopping my stash, rather than spending on things I don't need. It's been pretty useful to see what I actually have and like using and what I'm just hoarding for the sake of it. Here's what I've been trying to use more of lately.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Hourglass Modernist Palette in Obscura

I have been dying to write this post since I picked up this palette about a month ago, along with the new Nars All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation. I have since returned the foundation but the Hourglass palette will never leave my hands again! Possibly a slight exaggeration but I do really like this palette. Here's the lowdown on Obscura.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Addicted to Blush Tag

I have finally (FINALLY) managed to film another video, it's the Addicted to Blush tag! The tag was started by Kat from Kitsch Snitch, a girl who knows and loves her blushes. Head on over to YouTube to watch me do the tag and don't forget to subscribe while you're there.
 Dani xo

Sunday, 12 April 2015

Top 3 Mascaras of the Moment

It's confession time and I have to admit that a mascara hoarder! I love mascaras and have drawers of them but given how short their shelf life usually is, I do have trouble using them all up. I have been trying to pick a few and use them before they dry up. To that end, I've picked my Top 3 Mascaras of the Moment to share with you.

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Dunkle Authentic

Today I'd like to talk about a local brand run by an amazing woman, Dunkle Authentic. Molly Dunkle runs Dunkle Authentic and not only is she a very talented make-up artist, but she also hand crafts all of the products. What started with a lip balm at age 12 has grown to include a range of lipsticks and lip glosses and there are SO many more exciting things to come.

Sunday, 5 April 2015

Top 5 Autumn Lip Shades

As I'm writing this post, it's 28 degrees and 75% humidity so we're taking autumn as a relative term in that the calendar now says we're in autumn. I've really been loving some of my darker, more vampy lipsticks and this post is really just an excuse to talk about them!

Thursday, 2 April 2015

NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation

I'm back! It feels SO good to be back to blogging again and thank you to everyone for being so patient and waiting around for me to get my act together. Let's get right back into it with a good old fashioned review.

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