My Holiday Sunscreen wardrobe

Foundations with SPF

I hate packing for holidays and find it particularly challenging when I am travelling to a climate that is the opposite to what we are experiencing at home.  It is really difficult to picture yourself wearing short sleeves, sunnies and a sunhat when you are currently dressed in boots, thick knits, scarves and beanies. Such […]

Favourites September/October 2014

Wow.  Another 2 months have gone by and I haven’t uploaded a Favourites video I do have a good excuse though.   What with Emily’s 21st and my health scare and countless Dr’s appointments, I have been ‘running on empty’. So, today’s post features the products that I have loved throughout September and October. So lets […]

Kiehl’s Skincare event at Burnside Village

A week or so ago I had the pleasure of attending a Skincare Workshop at Kiehl’s with ‘makeup artist to the stars’, Dale Dorning. I have never had the opportunity to try any Kiehl’s products before so I was extremely interested to learn more about the brand and to see their gorgeous store in Burnside […]

Elucent skincare–#winayearofbeauty

I’m 45.  Some days I feel every single day of it but I certainly don’t want my face to look it. Recently I started a new anti-ageing skincare regime by Elucent and I am seriously impressed .   The anti-ageing range that stands by its claims Elucent skincare offer you the choice of either anti-ageing […]

ALMAY Smart Shade CC cream review–Thrifty Thursday

Do I have a bargain for you for this weeks Thrifty Thursday! This will cost you zilch, nada, nothing! And, it is a beauty As you all know, I love a bargain.  I love Gift With Purchases and I love trying new products.  This Thrifty Thursday contender is not a GWP it is a ‘Try […]

Beauty travelling tips Part 2–makeup

Peter Thomas Roth SPF45 mineral sunscreen

It is hard to believe that just a few weeks ago I was in paradise, swimming in my private pool, enjoying my meals being cooked for me and having a driver at my disposal. Oh what a difference a few weeks makes! Before I went on holiday I shared this video with you showing you […]

No makeup day and unexpected visitors

Isn’t it always the way.  You decide to have a makeup free day and then a friend rings and says ‘I’m just around the corner.  Is it ok if I drop in for a quick cuppa?’ As you will have probably gathered by now, I am not one to go without wearing makeup.  There are […]

Beauty Travelling Tips Part 1

I am going on holiday this week and I can’t wait!  My husband and I ran a business together for many years which prevented us from having holidays, except the 4 days at Easter, so now that we don’t have the business we are planning on having some! Whenever I am going on holiday I […]