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where not to stay: auckland
Do you like dirty toilets, musty smelling rooms and a bad night's sleep? No? Good. Here's a round-up of some accommodation options in Auckland which I would recommend you avoid for your own sanity. Ponsonby Backpackers Now, I'm one of those people who resea...

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tranquility
Sometimes it seems that life is all too hectic, and you need to find a little bit of peace to rest your mind from the mental stress of everyday life. Here in New Zealand, it's all too easy to find somewhere beautiful and tranquil where you're the only perso...

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things have changed
View from Sky Tower, Auckland Whilst this blog was once an outlet for everything beauty related, I seem to have lost the urge to hoard all things materialistic for the meantime. In fact, I'm currently in one of the most beautiful countries in the world and ...

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MAC Face & Body Foundation
MAC foundations and I have never really seen eye to eye; I'm still plagued by memories of orange oxidization, cakey-ness and acne eruptions from my teenage years. In all fairness to MAC, that was probably due to the fact that face wipes were my best friend,...

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A Tarte Affair
Let's not beat around the bush here, we're all beauty addicts and I admit, the main reason I was so excited to go back to New York was for the American beauty goodies that are seemingly unobtainable over here. There's one word that never fails to make me we...

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2 months later...
Sometimes, we all just need a little break. I blog as a fun hobby and unfortunately, life has taken over recently and I've been totally absent over the last two months. I'm not making any apologies for that, I've had some ups and downs and blogging just has...

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MAC Studio Fix Powder
MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation NW20 - £21.50 You know when you're 16 and you're not really  sure what you're doing with your make-up, but you've just earned your first wage and you decide to splurge on some make-up that's so completely wrong for you?...

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Laura Mercier Silk Creme Foundation
Laura Mercier Silk Creme Foundation in Soft Ivory - £34.00 Ah, full coverage foundations... I've never really been a huge fan of them, especially for everyday wear, as I find them too heavy and feel like I'm wearing a mask. But for special occasions or nigh...

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush in Diffused Heat - £28.00 Now, I'm not usually one to give in to blogger hype but when news of this product spread through Twitter like wildfire, I was first in line to snap one up. I've heard rave reviews of Hourglass's amb...

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