2021 Empties

Oh my goodness. Not me making my return to this lil ‘ol thing! Seven years later and we are still inconsistent. But there’s a bit of a refresh in the air. We’ve had a bit of a spruce up. (Courtesy of the wonderful Nathaniel at Sacko). We are doing empties today, I managed to successfully…

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Skincare for Dry Skin: Body Essentials for Winter

Winter’s cold climate really does take its toll on our skin. And we don’t just mean our face. Dry skin is winter’s nemesis, and it can strike anywhere, from our legs to our hands, to our elbows, to our toes. To read the full article head over to VITAL+ Pharmacy Supplies. Shop the products in…

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Winter Makeup Trends 2021: Nail the Look with Ere Perez

Does anyone remember the under-eye baking trend from a few years ago? What about the ‘00s frosted eyeshadow and lipstick? Or the ‘60s Twiggy lashes? Makeup fads change all the time, but a classic, polished, and perfect canvas will never go out of style. Going into winter, it’s time to ditch the heavy powders and…

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How to Combat Dry Skin in Winter

In the immortal words of Jon Snow, “winter is coming.”  With the inevitable onslaught of chilling breezes, morning frosts and increasing temperature extremes, our skin really suffers. If you thought your light gel moisturiser would be enough to cut it, we’re sorry to say, you thought wrong.  To read the full article, head over to…

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Brand Review: Enbacci

Enbacci is one of those brands that I’ve been seeing everywhere on Instagram, but hadn’t had the opportunity to try anything. Launched in 2013 and made in Australia, Enbacci is designed to feature premium ingredients into a simple, yet effective, routine. Now obviously simple routine isn’t exactly in my vocabulary, so I’ve tested out the…

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Review: Soroci Morning Drizzle Creams

Words by Matt Huxley Going in to the dreaded summer months, I’m always on the hunt for lighter, water based moisturisers to give my skin the water content it needs to prevent dehydration. I’m a foul sweater so this is a very real concern for me – nothing worse than dehydration lines! Soroci is a…

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Do You Need An Eye Serum?

Words by Matt Huxley I mean we all know what I’m going to say here. YES! But why do you need one? The delicate eye area needs to be treated with different products from the rest of your face. Similarly to how putting sorbolene cream on your face won’t work, putting a face moisturiser under…

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Creating a Fresh Morning Face

Words by Matt Huxley If you know me, you are well aware that I am NOT a morning person. I resent getting up early and everything about it (I’m a night owl so it’s not just me being lazy don’t worry!). That’s why in the morning I prioritise sleep and therefore need a quick and…

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New Year, New Skincare Routine

Words by Matt Huxley The new year is obviously a time of reflection and preparation for all of us. But in this time of bullet journalling and goal setting, how many of us actually think about our skin? Your skin is your biggest organ and definitely one that we tend to forget about. Using the…

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All Black, Always

Words by Matt Huxley Well, well. Long time no see blog. So where have I been? Taking some time out for me? Somewhat, but at least now I have a masters degree (and a few extra kilos courtesy of stress eating central). But more than just being hectically busy, I’ve been a bit disillusioned with…

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