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Advertorial : Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation

Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation

I’m going to start off today’s post with a bit of beauty trivia…

The Number 1 matte foundation in Australia is…*drumroll please*…  And do you know when it was launched?  It was launched in 2005 – 8 years ago!  Wow!

With that in mind, my expectations were pretty high before trialling this foundation so let’s see if it delivered…

(Oh…and there’s a $150 Maybelline prize pack giveaway at the end so do keep reading, ladies *winks*)

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Review & Swatch : L’Oreal Paris Magic Nude Liquid Powder

L’Oreal Paris Nude Magique Eau De Teint Australia, Armani Maestro dupe, L'Oreal Paris Magic Nude Liquid Powder Australia, L'Oreal Paris Magic Nude Liquid Powder Natural Buff 318,

Another day, another foundation!  Hello L’Oreal Paris Magic Nude Liquid Powder!  But this one’s extra special because a) it was a gift from the lovely Norlin over at Baubles, Bubbles & Bags when she went on her US trip and b) it’s apparently a dupe for the more expensive Armani Maestro Foundation which was on my wishlist.

However, please note that L’Oreal Paris Magic Nude Liquid Powder is not yet released in Australia and it’s known as L’Oreal Paris Nude Magique Eau De Teint in UK…so who knows when and what it will be called when it is released in Australia…?!

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Fab Five Friday #3 – Rimmel London, Violet Box, Elegant Touch, Avon & Glasshouse Fragrances

rimmel london apocalips lip lacquer, little mix by elegant touch nail wraps and press-on nails, avon ideal flawless invisible coverage liquid foundation, glasshouse fragrances montego bay coconut and lime triple scented candle, violet box australia

Friday (albeit Friday the 13th!) has finally landed and you should see my big Cheshire cat smile :D  Tomorrow is the first Saturday in 4 weeks that I have not been rostered on to work so I can have a normal weekend off like everyone else – YAY!!  Work talk aside, here’s to a brand new Fab Five Friday post featuring Rimmel London, Violet Box, Elegant Touch, Avon and Glasshouse Fragrances…

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NEW! Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Foundation Powder

Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Powder, Laura Mercier Foundation, Laura Mercier Australia

I am pleased to showcase another BRAND NEW & COMING SOON tried, tested and loved beauty product which was sent for review - Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Foundation Powder.  You heard it here first, but I declare that it is TOTALLY THE BEES KNEES and you will see why later when you see the unedited before and after photos because high res photos (taken with my awesome new Canon 40mm pancake lens – thank you hubby!) tell no lies!!!

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Elizabeth Arden Flawless Finish Sponge-On Cream Makeup – Review & Swatches

Elizabeth Arden Flawless Finish Foundation

Hi peeps, I’m still alive.  Less stressed than last week, but unfortunately still stressed so bear with me until I can get back to a regular blogging schedule.  Thanks :)

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In my early twenties, I flirted a lot with a wide range of beauty brands and Elizabeth Arden was one of them.  Back then, all the magazines raved about their Eight Hour Cream and I bought it…and it was okay…but not spectacular.  Instead, my skin loved their Visible Difference range.  Fast forward a couple of years and I started to think that Elizabeth Arden was WAY too mature for me.  I still continued to love their Green Tea EDT though :P  Anyway, I am now in my early thirties and Elizabeth Arden has caught up with me again with their Prevage range and now, their make-up in the form of Elizabeth Arden Flawless Finish Sponge-On Cream Makeup.

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