Category Archives: Beauty

Scholl Velvet Smooth nail tool review

by jamie-lee on October 7, 2015, one comment

I have these memories of being 15, sitting on the school bus with my girlfriends and buffing and polishing our nails to p-e-r-f-e-c-t-i-o-n. At school, nail polish was not allowed, so as blossoming young women (trying to express ourselves), this was the next best thing. That was more than ten years ago and boy does […]

In my travel beauty kit

by jamie-lee on September 30, 2015, 3 comments

So in a few hours from now, I’ll be making my way to the airport to catch a flight across the ditch to my hometown of Wellington. My bags are packed (mostly), and I’m just waiting for Charlotte to be picked up by the cattery before I shoot off to work for a few hours. […]

On that brow game

by jamie-lee on September 24, 2015, 5 comments

Rimmel Brow Styling Gel & Brow This Way Sculpting Kit* This past year has seen me become a complete beauty convert. From the girl who thought that dusting bronzer all over her face, to the girl now, who seldom fails to leave the house with a little bit of colour in her cheeks and full-looking […]

Maybelline Color Drama lip pencils

by jamie-lee on September 16, 2015, 5 comments

I love a good drugstore (or budget) dupe as much as anyone, so when I started to see these Maybelline lip crayons crop up in countless YouTube videos, being touted as better than NARS, I was intrigued. And then I found out that for the time being, they were exclusive to the UK, at which […]

A little carried away

by jamie-lee on September 10, 2015, 2 comments

I got a little carried away on a recent US online shopping binge – five orders and many lipsticks later – well, it’s safe to say it got a little bit spend-y… If you’re curious to see all of the things that I picked up, I’ve posted a peek (with swatches!) of all of the […]