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So, I haven’t done these in a while and I thought I’d bring it back this week because these have been my go-to products ALL week. These posts are very rarely all beauty related (like this post) but that’s where I’ve found myself this week. Enjoy!
Sportsgirl’s Nail It! nailpolish in ‘Silver Glitter’, $7.95
This is the most glittery nailpolish I’ve ever come across. Usually glitter polishes take a few good coats to get enough pay off on the nail, but this product doesn’t need much. One coat is plenty for me, just to accent an otherwise plain manicure. I put this on the tips of my nail on top of a neutral shade and I’ve gotten so many compliments from it. I picked up this look off Pinterest, often found under bridal because of the neutral base, but I just think it works anytime.
1 Skin Solution lip balm in ‘Mojito’, $8.50
The beautiful Raylene from 1 Skin Solution recently sent me this along with two of the tinted lip balms and this – by far – rocks my world! No words can actually describe its awesomeness and it simply must be bought and used to really appreciate it. As if the word “mojito” isn’t enough to get you to buy it already! It’s got a beautiful smooth texture to it and it glides on your lips effortlessly and melts into the lips, leaving it feeling like cashmere.
Grown’s Rose Absolute, Ginseng & Chamomile Facial Toner, $29.95 (200mL)
Lately I’ve been opting using this instead of a facial mist. I only apply this just before bed, along with my night skincare routine. I just find that it works best for my skin. After I’ve cleansed my skin, I apply this on a cotton ball and dab it around my face, concentrating it mostly on my T-zone. This toner has really helped with my pores and while it’s not a miracle cure, it has helped with oil and ultimately with pore size.
Models Prefer Infinite Colour Lip Liner in ‘Forever Pink’, $7.99
I thought I’d retire my all-time favourite lip liner from Illamasqua and give this one a go after hearing so many good reviews on it. Models Prefer have really stepped up in terms of quality in their beauty products and find that they’re highly underrated also. This lip liner is AMAZING! Highly pigmented and also extremely smooth and soft on the lips. I’ve had lip liners before that are so dry and just grab the lips as you’re attempting to line them – yuck – but this one doesn’t. I’m keen to try their clear lip liner next (a perfect dupe for Urban Decay’s ‘Ozone’ 24/7 Lip Liner).
Nivea Sun Light Feel Daily Face Veil Sunscreen SPF 30, $12.99 (50mL)
This product was introduced by one of my closest friends and fellow beauty blogger Chelsea when I went to visit her last month. Sunscreen has always been part of my morning skincare routine but I’ve never found a sunscreen that had a decent SPF without the white cast, til NOW! This has SPF 30 and is light on the skin and doesn’t leave your skin white like other sunscreens too. Works really well with oil/combination skin, so it doesn’t leave your skin greasy either. Now there is absolutely no excuse NOT to apply sunscreen before your makeup every morning.
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Recently I’ve been asked a lot of requests to do a “What’s in your handbag?” post. I’m often really surprised by the big interest of what I carry around with me, but I decided that since everyone was asking I’d deliver.
This post is going under a category I’ve decided to call “Ask Reese” which is my version of a Q & A post.
I promise in the near future I will post “What’s in your makeup bag?” because I’ve also been getting those kind of questions as well but I thought I’d start with this one first.
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In Australia its officially Summer, so I apologise well in advance if you’re living in the northern hemisphere and Winter on your side of the world; this won’t be applicable to where you are living.
But an Australian Summer is… well, intense! Depending where in Australia you live, the intensity of the Summer differs. Yep, believe it!
In the “tropical” places like the East Coast – Brisbane (Queensland in general, I think) and Sydney – Summer is extremely humid, so on most days you feel like you’re swimming through the air.
In places like Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart and Perth, the heat is dry and the heat is a little more intense. I’ve lived in a dry heat climate and grew up in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney where its extremely humid in Summer, but I must say I prefer a dry heat over the humidity any day.
In this post I’m going to show you to cater for any sort of Summer weather – dry or humid heat and also be friendly to the environment and save millions of animals lives. There’s 1000 karma points right there! READ MORE
My all-time favourite beauty product has got to be a lipstick. All my friends know that my bright fuchsia pout is my signature look.
So you can imagine how my lips can get after applying lipstick throughout the day, lipliner and then having to deal with the weather as well.
Its very important to look after your lips to prevent chapping which leads to split skin and possibly infection.
Like all skin, it needs to be cared for and at least a couple of times a week must be exfoliated and then moisturised afterwards. After you’ve exfoliated your lips you’ve got to put a good lip conditioner to keep your lips hydrated because your lips don’t contain any glands that product the natural oils that skin needs to stay and look healthy. Because of this your lips are the quickest to dry out than the rest of your body and forget licking your lips for hydration – saliva dried extremely quickly and removed moisture from your lips which makes it even worse! Its especially important to keep your pout moisturised in the Winter, but as Australia is now going into Summer it still applies but with the added care of choosing a lip conditioner with SPF, because all skin will burn. Your lips included.
Here are my top 5 lip conditioning products that help look after your lips. READ MORE