Maniday: Natio – Little Treasures Part II


Two weeks ago I discovered that Natio’s Little Treasures range was coming to an end. This was how I took the news:

Until I discovered I could get my fix in Myer until June and online until August. Yeehaa. So I’ve decided to review as many of the colours as possible.

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Maniday: Mode Cosmetics – Cool As

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Mode Cosmetics nail polish

Well helloooooo Autumn. We’re midway into the season. The nights are starting sooner and the air is becoming crisper . It’s perfect weather to rug up indoors and treat yourself to a DIY manicure.

autumn boots

You might be thinking of pulling out black, burgundy or burnt orange nail colours, but what about trying a mint or pastel green to go with the warm-toned fashion?

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Easter Make-Up Looks

Kate looking all cute and Eastery

Kate looking all cute and Eastery

I’m calling it – Easter is the most laid-back of holidays. Sure, it’s centred around food but it’s all pretty low key  – rip open a bag of chocolate eggs or grab some hot cross buns and voilà – Easter is celebrated. Anzac Day means baking biscuits, Australia Day requires pavlova and/or lamingtons, and Christmas .. well, let’s not even think about it before I have a panic attack about how much there is to organise.

Easter is a time to veg out. We might get festive with our hair and make-up for New Year’s and Christmas but this particular holiday means pulling out the drawstring trackies and floppy t-shirts. Then let the gorging begin….

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Maniday: Natio – Lemon

It’s maniday. Every Monday we like to share what we’re wearing on our nails and why.

Natio lemon yellow nails

Brand: Natio

Colour: Lemon from their Little Treasures range. This colour is so much fun. It’s bright, unusual without being OTT and surprisingly complements more outfits than one would expect. In fact, the colour is its saving grace and while I wouldn’t buy this again, I’ll definitely use up the bottle.

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Facts on animal testing

This is what a happy bunny looks like

This is what a happy bunny looks like

The EU Ban on cosmetic testing is cause for a massive celebration. But you might be wondering what it all means.

I was pretty ignorant last year as to why companies continue to test on animals and what the tests involve. Since creating My Fair Lipstick I have learnt the following:

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