Thursday, May 25, 2017

FOUNDATION: Nude by Nature


NUDE BY NATURE 

My everyday makeup routine always includes setting my liquid foundation with a dusting of Nude by Nature Natural Mineral Cover. My shade is Light / Medium during Autumn/Winter and Medium during Spring/Summer. 

Nude by Nature Pressed Mineral Cover is great for touch ups.  This pressed powder includes a mirror and is a great alternative if you don't like using loose mineral powder. 


Nude by Nature

√  Natural Minerals 100% naturally derived 
√  Australian made 
√  Cruelty-Free
√  Beautiful deluxe packaging






Natural Mineral Cover
The feather-light SPF 15 Natural Mineral Cover (15g) formula is build able from a sheer to medium coverage and adapts naturally to skin tones to even out complexion, cover redness and pigmentation, and conceal enlarged pores.  RRP $39.95




I like to apply my Natural Mineral Cover with the Nude by Nature Mineral Brush. 

Suitable for all powder formulas, the short, tightly packed bristles of the Mineral Brush effortlessly deliver just the right amount of formula for a polished flawless finish. It is ergonomically designed for the best control and is made of ultra-soft high quality synthetic fibres. RRP $16.95



Shop Nude by Nature! www.nudebynature.com.au


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Sunday, February 7, 2016

PURFECTLY CHIC: Lip Gloss


PURFECTLY CHIC
Cruelty Free Lip Gloss 

Pure elegance. Timeless beauty. Cruelty free. 

I just adore the new Purfectly Chic by Kate Johnson Lip Gloss! Available in 6 delicious shades these cruelty-free lip glosses give your lips a sheer kiss of colour and shine. If you love shimmery lipgloss you will love Purfectly Chic! 


Best of all Kate's lip glosses are PETA certified cruelty-free! 



Wednesday, February 3, 2016

SWISSE: Hair Skin Nails+


SWISSE Hair Skin Nails+

My secret to beautiful skin is SWISSE Hair Skin Nails+ supplement. I take one tablet everyday to help maintain healthy hair, skin and nails. 

Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails+ is a premium quality beauty formula with vitamins and minerals specifically formulated to support collagen production and assist in the maintenance of healthy hair, skin and nails. 

For radiant skin, glossy hair and healthy it's formulated with silica and vitamin C along with zinc to assist skin health. Also contains biotin, which helps strengthen soft, brittle nails and reduce breaking and splitting.

Swiss Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails+ is suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.  



Sunday, January 17, 2016

ECO TAN: Face Tan Water


ECO TAN REVIEW by Lauren Day 

Eco Tan Face Water Summer Beauty Must Have! 

This summer I have replaced my regular facial toner with Eco Tan's new Face Tan Water

I apply it every evening after I cleanse my face and before I apply my moisturiser. This Face Tan Water adds a tan and radiance to my skin and best of all the formula is anti-acne so it doesn't clog my pores. It also has anti ageing properties so it's perfect for mature skin. 

Features and Benefits: 

  • Anti-aging and anti-acne formulation
  • Builds with application to deliver a gorgeous and unbelievable sun kissed glow
  • Evens complexion and brightens skintone 
  • For best results leave on for 8 hours 
  • Vitamin C promotes the appearance of younger looking skin
  • Revolutionary formulation contains no artificial colourants or orange dyes 
  • Made with natural and organic ingredients 
  • 100% vegan friendly
Face Tan Water 100ml 
RRP $29.95 


Directions: 

  1. Apply to clean, dry skin after cleansing 
  2. Apply to the face, neck and décolletage using fingers or a cotton pad
  3. Allow to dry
  4. Apply moisturiser if desired, however it is not necessary as Face Tan Water contains hydrating properties.

Because I wear medium / full coverage foundation everyday my skin doesn't tan natural because my foundation has built in SPF. So Eco Tan's Face Tan Water is a great addition to my faux tanning routine! Most self tanning lotions are too thick for the face and can cause breakouts if you have combination to oily skin, like I do. So ditch your usual fake tan for Eco Tan's Face Tan Water! I highly recommend it! 



Saturday, January 2, 2016

MOVIE REWIND: Best Films of 2015



MOVIE REWIND
Best Films of 2015

2015 was an incredible year for films. From the emotional 7th instalment of Fast and Furious dedicated to the late Paul Walker to the smash hit sequel Magic Mike XXL to the romantic Nicholas Sparks film The Longest Ride. It was certainly the year for movie sequels. Here's my list of the best 15 films of 2015. 

1. Fast and Furious 7 
2. Magic Mike XXL 
3. Insurgent 
4. We Are Your Friends 
5. The Longest Ride 
6. Project Almanac 
7. San Andreas
8. The Intern
9. Love The Coopers
10. Aloha
11. Jupiter Ascending
12. Focus 
13. Cinderella 
14. Paper Towns
15. Inside Out 




Best Australian Film
Paper Planes

Best Action Film
Fast and Furious 7 

Best Disney Pixar Film 
Inside Out 

Best Dreamworks Film
Penguins of Madagascar

Best Romantic Film
The Longest Ride

Best Drama
You're Not You 

My Best Breakout movie star award goes to the talented Scott Eastwood for his charming role in the 2015 Nicholas Sparks film The Longest Ride

My favourite Movie Director in 2015 was Max Joseph for his film We Are Your Friends

Best Actor award goes to Channing Tatum for his incredible role in Foxcatcher, the sequel Magic Mike XXL and the scifi flick Jupiter Ascending

Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson THE LONGEST RIDE




I am excited to see what 2016 brings for the Film industry. I can't wait to see the next instalment in the Divergent series; Allegiant due out in March. Plus the next Nicholas Sparks film The Choice staring Teresa Palmer and Tom Welling. 

Thursday, December 31, 2015

ECO TAN: Coconut Deodorant


ECO TAN REVIEW by Lauren Day 

My beauty essential this Summer is Eco Tan's new Coconut Deodorant! This unisex deodorant is cruelty-free, Australian made and best of all it works! I love the delicious coconut scent. I wear this deodorant to the gym and it's amazing! I have tried many organic and natural deodorants and this one is by far the best organic natural deodorant. 


  • Lavender, Coconut and Chamomile 
  • Made with only natural and organic ingredients 
  • No aluminium and no parabens 
  • No hidden nasties or toxins
  • 100% vegan friendly 
  • Cruelty-Free (PETA) 
  • Suitable for the whole family 


Shop!  www.ecotan.com.au 

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Goddess Glow: My Tanning Routine

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Get the Goddess Glow

 NAKED TAN REVIEW by Lauren Day 



To achieve a goddess glow I use Naked Tan products. They are cruelty-free and best of all the products are made in Australia. I love the delicious vanilla and coconut scent. Because I have a very high risk of skin cancer I prefer to use a safe, natural sunless tan rather than getting a tan from the sun. I try to limit my sun exposure between 10 am and 3pm every day. 



My Step by Step Tanning Routine 


1. Apply Naked Tan Goddess Crème de la Crème to my hands, elbows, knees and ankles. 

2. I shake the bottle well and then apply 3 pumps of Goddess Bronzing Mousse into the palm of my hand. I then apply the mouse to my body, and keep re-pumping mousse into my hand when I need more. 

3. I rinse my hands well and then apply Goddess Self Tan to my face, neck and the backs of my hands. 

4. I wash my hands thoroughly to remove excess tan. Then I turn on my Stefan hairdryer and switched on the cool shot.  I use it to dry my skin for approximately 2 minutes, to avoid that after tan "sticky feeling". 

5. After application I relax for 2 hours while my #NakedTan to develops into a gorgeous bronze colour. Then I rinse off the tan in the shower and pat dry my skin with a soft bath towel. (If desired leave on overnight for a deeper colour). 


As Naked Tan is a true 2 hour tan they recommend leaving the Goddess Bronzing Mousse on for just 2 hours (do not exceed 4 hours). 



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Benefits of Naked Tan: 
  • True 2 Hour Tan (tan develops in just 2 hours!) 
  • Cruelty-Free formula
  • Australian made and owned 
  • Sunless tanning (no nasty sunburn!) 
  • Vanilla & Coconut Scent 
  • Recyclable product packaging 

Important! 
When in the sun, be sure to still apply Sunscreen... because Naked Tan does not contain sunscreen! 

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TAN TIP! 
Apply Goddess Crème de la Crème to your legs after shaving to hydrate skin and prevent irritation that can occur from razor burn. 


Shop Naked Tan!  www.nakedtan.com.au