Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Beauty Haul Video | ft Zoella Beauty, Urban Decay, xobeauty + more!


"To me, beauty and makeup and colour is like the finishing touch on everything"
- Marc Jacobs

We've done a little bit of beauty shopping over the past few months, so we thought it would be fun to put all of our purchases into a haul video. First things first, lets talk about  Zoella Beauty, we are so in love with the products. Check out the video to see what we got from Zoe's line. Plus we also got a few things from  Urban Decay, xobeauty, Maybelline and heaps more of our favourite brands!

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking.


“The only way to atone for being occasionally a little over-dressed is by being always absolutely over-educated.” 
― Oscar Wilde

It's that time of year when things start to get busy. Exams are just around the corner, summer collections are coming out, and Christmas will arrive faster than we are prepared for. This outfit is a little more 'overdressed' than the things I will surely be seen in as exams get closer. But for the first bare legs of the spring I think it was just fine.

jacket, dress, shoes c/o Boohoo
rings - karen walker, pandora
bracelet - pandora

I was really excited for these pastel pink shoes when I ordered them but didn't think about how similar coloured the legs going into them would be (especially legs freshly out of winter)! I still like them cause they remind me of the cool style I've admired on Victoria from Inthefrow (the latest blogger obsession in the Shop Style Conquer household). Maybe they'll look less like floating white platforms when I have a bit of summer colour on my legs?

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

10 Of Our Favourite Beauty Tricks/Hacks


"The makeup is simply an extension of the personality and colors, clothing, makeup all express something."
- Gene Simmons

Sometimes makeup and getting ready can be hard. So we love learning any little tips and tricks to make it easier or smarter! Inspired by the new life changing Clinique Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush, here are some "beauty hacks" (well mostly beauty, but hey fashion is part of the overall look) that we find useful.

1. Use a business card to stop mascara getting on your eyelids

2. The end of a bobby pin (the rounded bit) is a great dotting tool for doing polka dot nail art.

3. Wet your eyeshadow brush to apply your eyeshadow colour more intensely

4. Exfoliate your lips with a toothbrush before applying lipstick for a smoother finish

5. Lipsticks can double up as a great blush!

6. Also don't forget your bronzer can make a great eyeshadow

7. Keep an old mascara wand to use as a spoolie to brush your eyebrows with

8. If you're in a hurry a  hair straightener can get out wrinkles (just be careful of the type of fabric!)

9. Applying a white shadow/eye shadow base under colours will make them brighter and make them pop.

10. If you have any eye shadow drop down from where it's meant to be, an easy (and tidier) way to get rid of it is to use a piece of tape. 

Do you have any top beauty hacks you love? Let us know in the comments cause we (and I'm sure everyone) would love to know!

P.S Don't forget to enter of Clinique GIveaway where you could win 1x New Chubby Stick Baby Tint (lips) + New Chubby Stick for Cheeks. Valued at $97

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This blog post was made possible by nzgirl and Clinique :). For more information on #officialblogger check out the post here.

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