twenty-seven names AW15 - Spellbound

twenty-seven names AW15 – Spellbound

This winter, twenty-seven names bring us a collection called Spellbound, full of the timeless yet super interesting pieces that they do so well each season. Ever-present colours like navy and grey are complemented with pastels like mauve, peachy pink, and cornflower denim blue (as individual garments as well as an...
Mecca Cosmetica Clean Slate Makeup Remover

Mecca Cosmetica
Clean Slate Makeup Remover

I always like to have a reliable, quick, no-fuss makeup remover on hand on those nights when an oil or balm cleanse just seems too lengthly. Mecca Cosmetica’s own branded, Clean Slate Makeup Remover removes mascara, foundation and lipstick in a no-rinse, no-sting formula. The generous 200 ml bottle would be a handy addition to...
Nordic Naturals Arctic-D Cod Liver Oil

Nordic Naturals Arctic-D Cod Liver Oil

After the scandal of 80% of fish oils on the market being rancid, I was keen to review a fish oil that was 100% fresh, with proof to back the claims. Enter Nordic Naturals Arctic-D Cod Liver Oil – they use the boat-to-bottle process to ensure absolute freshness AND their Gold Standard purity process is...
Estee Lauder Double Wear Light Stay-In-Place Makeup

Estee Lauder Double Wear
Light Stay-In-Place Makeup

The number 1 best selling EL foundation in NZ (and the rest of the planet) Double Wear, has lightened up for the weekends! Double Wear Light Stay-In-Place Makeup has been replacing my normal weekend daytime foundation, it’s got a great, glowy, light feel – but it stays on and lasts the distance, unlike many other...
Karen Murrell Moisture Stick

Karen Murrell Moisture Stick

Purveyor of luxurious natural lipsticks Karen Murrell has put her hand to care of the dreaded dry lip with the release of the Moisture Stick. A lip balm like no other, containing no petros or nasty things that actually dry your lips and require addiction levels of use, the Moisture Stick makes your lips feel...
Manuka Doctor 3-in-1 Purifying Wipes

Manuka Doctor 3-in-1 Purifying Wipes

Manuka Doctor, the people behind some amazing bee venom treatments, have created a time saving treat for those of us that are busy and/or tired (aka everyone). The 3-in-1 Purifying Wipes utilise Manuka Oil to cleanse, tone and moisturise in one easy go. I’ve been using them at night and they nicely and easily remove...
Plantae Sea Buckthorn Berry Night Cream & Rose Hip Fruit + Seed Serum

Plantae Sea Buckthorn Berry Night Cream
& Rose Hip Fruit + Seed Serum

Based in Nelson, Plantae is gorgeous certified organic skincare created with care and attention by founder Carol Priest, a former chemical analyst turned who turned her hand from chemicals to plants and never looked back. I tried a couple of products for the evening regime as I was in need of a moisture boost including...
adidas Superstar Supercolor

adidas Superstar Supercolor

One of the most highly anticipated collaborations is now here and available in New Zealand with adidas Originals and Pharrell Williams showcasing the creation of the Superstar Supercolor pack – 50 colours of the iconic ‘shell-toe’ to pick and suit your personality. In collaboration with the creative and entertainer, the adidas Originals Superstar Supercolor pack...
Paul Mitchell Ultimate Colour Repair System

Paul Mitchell
Ultimate Colour Repair System

Those that know me know I’m a tad obsessed with all things coloured hair and try to keep my copper colour fresh and awesome in between colour appointments. On days I don’t use a colour refresh-type shampoo and conditioner, I reach for a serious colour-care system that risks no colour stripping of my precious colour....