Category: Hair and Beauty

Beautiful Besame

If you haven’t heard of Besame Cosmetics yet, you really are in for a treat! Founded in 2004, they recreate classic luxury makeup from the 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s. The packaging, colour range and classic styling is so gorgeous, you really must try it! The first products […]

Liquid Liner Flicks

Liquid eyeliner flicks are regarded as one of the trickiest makeup looks to achieve. There’s no easy way to do it, it takes lots of practice and patience! I’ve been doing liquid eyeliner flicks since I first started doing makeup at about 17 so I’ve had 7 years […]

Antipodes Skincare

Up until about 2 years ago, I was using cheap supermarket brands of cleansers and moisturisers on my skin. I didn’t have a major acne problem but it also wasn’t anywhere near as good as it is now. I started to develop a sensitivity around my eyes- they […]

Mini Shoots at Rita Sue Clothing

Last Sunday I had the pleasure of doing hair and makeup for the mini photoshoots at Rita Sue Clothing with Zandy J Photography. Rita Sue is situated inside the fabulous St Kevins Arcade (built in 1924) which leads down to Myers Park. With such a great building and […]

My Top 3 Red Lipsticks!

Finding a favourite red lipstick is like finding the holy grail. I try not to think about the possible future when my favourite shade could be discontinued as that would cause severe anxiety!!! I get asked a lot about what my favourite lipstick is so thought it was […]

Pictorial- 60s do!

Another quick Pictorial on how I did a half up/half down 60s beehive look. It’s basically the same method as how I do a beehive in this tutorial, you just don’t pin the back up first! To watch the Pictorial, click here – 60s Half Up Beehive x Miss […]

How To Brush Out Teasing!

A friend of mine recently had a big beehive done at a event which look fabulous! But she said she was close to cutting her hair off after battling with the knots from teasing! Many of the vintage hair styles require teasing- some more than others. My hair […]

50s Pony Tail Pictorial

Mini Pictorials using Flipagram are really easy to make while I am getting ready for work and the result is so fun! Full tutorials take a lot of time and effort so Flipagram pictorials are great little projects for in between! The other day I decided to do […]