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Cassandra Thompson
Art, architecture, beauty, design
Art, architecture, beauty, design

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REVLON X CHLOE MORELLO | Sculpt + Highlight Contour Kit - Review + Swatches
Contour kits, much like matte liquid lipsticks, are all the rage at the moment in the beauty world. It started with more high-end brands bringing out larger palettes but it has now trickled down to the affordable brands and we are seeing some pretty amazing...

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MAX FACTOR | Masterpiece Nudes Contouring Eyeshadow Palette in Cappuccino Nudes + Voluptuous Mascara - Review + Swatches
Back in December, I shared a review and swatches on this same palette but in 02 Golden Nudes (see it here ), and I promised that a review of the Cappuccino Nudes* palette was coming. Skip forward a couple of months and here it is... honestly, time has been ...

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Summer took a heck of a long time to arrive in NZ, but now it is here and in Auckland at least, it's hot, sticky and humid. Trying to get my makeup to stay in place is a daily mission, but at least the humidity is really good for your skin! RY (Recreate You...

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POSTIE+ | Affordable Beauty Haul + First Impressions - W7, ulta3 + Beauty Formulas
Postie+ is a classic NZ store, for as long as I can remember it has been around but in recent years they have really stepped up their game, selling lots of various beauty items and makeup goodies, alongside their clothing. I have been doing Postie+ hauls si...

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COLOURPOP COSMETICS | A Smaller Haul - Review + Swatches
Lately, my Colourpop haulage has been excessive - I will be the first to admit that, but this one (I promise.. kind of) will be the last one for a little while as I have vowed to not spend as much on that amazing website. You may have seen on Friday I poste...

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COLOURPOP COSMETICS | Brand New Pressed Shadows - Review + Swatches
I attempted to make a vow at the end of last year that I wouldn't buy as much makeup, in particular, much ColourPop , as that has been my vice over the past few months. They have been releasing so many new products and collections that I just can't resist. ...

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EMPTIES | January '17
Another month has flown by already, so it is time to review all of the products I finished during the month of January. The bag in my bathroom that is purely dedicated to my empty products (it must look so strange to visitors) was getting rather full, also ...

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MOST LOVED | January '17 - Neutrogena, Essence, Marc Jacobs + More
It's that time again when I get to share with you all the products I have been loving from the previous month. January was all round a pretty good start to the year, I've got into a good rhythm of blogging after a few months of haphazard uploading, so long ...

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AUSTRALIS | New Product Launches January/February '17 - Review + Swatches
Australis Cosmetics is a brand I have been using for years; I'm sure some of my first makeup products were probably from them! Lately they have been nailing their product releases with on trend products at affordable prices (i.e. when everyone went nuts for...

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MAYBELLINE | 2017 New Year Launches - Swatches + First Impressions
Every 6 months or so we are blessed with a whole load of new Maybelline products being launched. At the end of 2016, I was sent the most amazing PR parcel, consisting of a cardboard, Maybelline themed Christmas tree, with little lights and each branch had o...
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