You are never fully dressed without perfume – Perfume Clearance Centre

My Burberry

{This is a sponsored post for Perfume Clearance Centre} I have made no secret of the fact that I LOVE perfume.  I have even been known to run into a store and use the testers if I have accidently forgotten to spray myself before I ran out the door. This perfume obsession can get expensive […]

Sephora VIB Rouge PR disaster

Recently I posted my concerns about the big US giant Sephora coming to Australia and what it would mean for our local stores.  Whilst Sephora hasn’t arrived in Australia they have already made a ripple in the Australian market.  And it is not a good one. Many of you will know of the Sephora VIB […]

Wedding anniversary beauty wishlist | Sponsored

This post is in collaboration with Activeskin.com.au On October 20th Mr SBB and I will be celebrating our wedding anniversary.  We are celebrating 24 years of marriage, and as always I find myself reminiscing about times gone past. It doesn’t seem that long ago, but when you look back you realise that the things that […]

Sephora coming to Australia–Good for Everyone?

I am sure by now that you will have heard the news that Sephora has announced that they are opening their first Australian store in Sydney at the end of this year. This has been met with much excitement by every beauty aficionado that I know. The idea of being able to readily have access […]

Mother’s Day gift guide part 3–skincare

I love special events such as Mother’s Day and Christmas as SO many of my favourite skincare brands offer fabulous gift packs. It is not only a great opportunity for you to try products that you haven’t tried before at great prices, but you can also pick up some of your favourites in travel sizes. […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide part 2–candles & fragrance

Mother’s Day is a great opportunity to ask for something that you wouldn’t normally buy yourself.  I absolutely adore burning essential oils and candles when I am at home and always find that having a beautiful aroma around me when I am writing helps the words to flow. In part 2 of my gift guide […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide part 1–cheap and cheerful

Mother’s Day is less than 2 weeks away so in part 1 of my Mother’s Day gift quide I have compiled a list of products that are so well priced that the children could use their pocket money Nivea Crème pack $ 20 available at Priceline and Chemist Warehouse NIVEA Crème Pack is a Mother’s […]

Fresh Fragrances & Cosmetics haul

Do you love shopping from the comfort of your home – maybe in your pj’s like me? I have always loved shopping the ‘traditional’ way but recently I have found myself doing more on-line shopping. Especially for cosmetics. With the insurgence of beauty blogs and YouTube it is much easier now to check out a […]

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide part 2

I hope you enjoyed Part 1 of my Valentine’s Day Gift Guide If that didn’t whet your appetite, maybe some of these beauties will. Make sure you check out the fabulous David Jones Beauty Sampler tote and the brilliant Estee Lauder Gift with Purchase which I have detailed below. Love Birds by Napoleon Perdis RRP […]