28 March 2014

Natural Makeup for Work + My Lipton Ad!

New video alert! (if you didnt see it on Thursday when I uploaded it!) This time I show you a simple look suitable for those that work in a corporate environment, it's much more natural than the other work look I did just two weeks or so ago.

I also show you a skit I featured in with Lipton Ice Tea Sparkling - so let me know what you think of it at the end!


24 March 2014

VAMFF L'Oreal Paris Runway Makeup Looks #2

Yay! Another makeup video!

This time its the 2nd [of 3 instalments] of my VAMFF videos with L'Oreal Paris, I'm recreating the looks from the runway shows of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival - I love doing this kind of thing because it really gets me working and forces me to be creative, I am only given one image and the product list and then am left to interpret the look on my own face with no rules to follow! I'm trying to show you guys from home that you can wear the runway trends without being a model or part of a fashion show!

Today the two looks are very different; we had a graphic and artistic liner look; where black liquid liner was drawn through the crease. There was also a much softer and bronzed look which gorgeous shimmery eyeshadows through the lid reminiscent of a Victoria's Secret runway! There's something for everyone in this video.

Now for the pictures, the BONUSES that you came here for!
Here is the first look, my rendition and the products:

Love this effortless smokey eye! Her pale skin is just flawless as well,
works so well her blue eyes and the brown shadows.


As you can see my version is softer and it comes out quite different as I have more olive skin (and I'm not a professional model). Still love this look and felt very sexy in it!


Next we have the graphic look; no eye makeup besides the liner! It's definitely
very cool, but not practical in reality! I modified the liner look to make it much more wearable, as you would have seen in the video. Here is the original picture:

And my version:

I think adding the regular liner and mascara really pulls it together. It still mightn't
be for everyone but I love this futuristic twist on the typical winged eye! Very suitable for 2014 as well as it's the year of the wing ;)


Please note I used the Blackbuster Liner instead of the Superliner, and I added the Nude Magique foundation around the eye area.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial and why not check out my previous VAMFF post HERE!
Thanks for reading and as always, follow and leave a comment if you have a spare minute!

21 March 2014

My NYFW 2014 Video

So in February this year I had the enormous pleasure of attending New York Fashion Week with my friend Lauren Curtis! We were invited to attend the Alice + Olivia, Vivienne Tam and Rebecca Vallance shows as a group of four with two of Australia's biggest names in Magazines; Cosmo and Marie Clair! So I took the opportunity to film a video so you could follow me around for a day and watch as I interview the TRESemmé hairstylist Matthew Curtis at the Alice + Olivia show!

I'm definitely going to give this hairstyle a go, now I've grown my hair out a little and have layers I feel like it will be a bit easier! The product Matthew mentions in the video is TRESemme 24 hour body spray - this isn't available in Australia at the moment so I recommend the 2 Hairspray instead.

I had the most incredible time in New York by the way, it was so fun to be able to go with Lauren, who is a really close friend of mine, we went shopping together, went to the shows together, stayed in the same room and was able to hang out with the other awesome girls; Sarah, Leigh and Jackie that also came with us. It was the trip and experience of a lifetime and I am so thankful that TRESemme sponsored us to go!


If you can see at the bottom theres Snow White asleep! Surrounded by apples!

Cant tell if Alice + Olivia or customised Valentino?

Here are some more pictures of our trip:

Back in Sydney I was ready to go! 

my gorgeous friend Lauren in Time Square!

My turn!

at dinner with the team on one of the first nights

bathroom selfie from the same evening.

It was so amazing to be able to hang out with Leigh Campbell  - beauty editor of Cosmo Australia!

Another with Leigh

a before-bed selfie in the hotel robe :D

At breakky at the London! 

Lauren! We had a blast together

The first show we went to was Rebecca Vallance!

Loz interviewing the gorgeous Rebecca Vallance at her show!

 Watch her video here, she also interviews the TRESemme stylist!

The presentation was fabulous; love the hair at this show!

TA picture from the TRESemme event we went to together!

Front row at the TRESemme with Mary-Kate! I look horrible.

Stalker pic of the ladies!

How cool are these TRESemme ads? the earrings are hair clips!

everything looks pretty with the snow on it!
Loz getting her hair done by TRESemme! it looked amazing!

Model getting her nail done backstage at Vivienne Tam (I think)

Backstage at Vivienne Tam. The sleek low pony is everywhere!

Some products I was loving on my trip! TRESemme travel shampoo and conditioners; Chapstick, Eyebrow Powder from Anastasia Beverley Hills, Grown Moisturise, Dermalogica Overnight Treatment, Blackmores Valerian Supplements for sleeping, Lash Mania Mascara by Essence and Arbonne Foundation!

High Tea at the Ritz with the ladies was so fun! 
Great experience and the girls are so fun to be with!

O lawd yum cucumber sandwich!

We went to the Knicks game with the team it was SO fun!!!

me and the gorgeous Leigh and Sarah :D

and Jackie!

Here we all are (Loz wasn't feeling well that night so didnt come)


I'm having a snooze. lol!

the best pic!

Took this for Jack ;)

View from our room!

I'm a neat person.
We had a full day of shopping! This is in the Saks shoe department, my heaven on earth.

Loz trying on some heels!

Louboutin display

Was considering buying those Givenchy's...

Saint Laurent tribute sandals. 
such nice shoes!
Trying on sunnies in Saks!

Shopping! Loved Sephora!

OMG the shopping at VS was insane!
My new Cartier ring I got from Saks!

New wallet!

New cuff!
So exciting as an Aussie to see snow!
Being silly for a pic.

Met up with a  long time blogger friend Sophie from Angel Food Style, a definite hilight of the trip!

Got these Jimmy Choo sunnies in Saks!


Saw it snowing!



We loved it! so soft!


ANNNND at the airport!

Starbucks Sandwich. good god it was yum!

And thats it! Hope you enjoyed the video and all these pics :D