Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

Posts by Stacey Banfield

The Fragrance Edit 2017

Fragrance can often be a hard thing to purchase for someone else, most people tend to have one brand they like to stick with or some people just like to try anything that’s new on the market. One thing we can’t deny is that Fragrance really is the ultimate gift no matter what time of year it is. With that being said, I have put together another Fragrance Edit this

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SAY I DO, WITH A VIEW – NZ DESTINATION WEDDING VENDOR

As a lover of the outdoors and someone who holds a huge appreciation for the beautiful landscapes of New Zealand, I have decided to step in and play my part as more than just a Makeup Artist. I have had the honor of being apart of hundreds of Wedding’s over the years, and have heard similar comments all to often. Lack of venues and just the desire to have something

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Hair products under $50 to help prep you for your big day

Not only is your wedding day one of the biggest days of your life, it’s also probably one of the most expensive days too! There’s so many things to do and get done prior that often, looking after the most important thing YOU is put on the back burner until last minute. One thing I think we forget about often, is looking after our hair. Stress and being run down

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theBalm Christmas – Gift ideas for a beauty lover

It really is the most wonderful time of the year, and you can bet your boots theBalm have come through with some pretty amazing gift ideas for all the beauty lovers out there, that are packed full of fun and sass! theBalm is pretty much a one stop shop when it comes to stocking up on Christmas gifts. With packaging that’s more than cool and flirty product names that make

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Protecting Your Skin With Your Summer Beauty Routine

Routine is always a great thing to have, so it only makes sense that you adapt it to the changing seasons. Sunscreen is a product that should be worn year round, but if i’m honest I’m pretty slack when it comes to the cooler months. With it currently being Spring, the days are getting warmer so I know it’s time to re think what I’m doing  in the mornings before

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Tom Ford Beauty – Why im obsessed !!

The beauty of my job is having an excuse to always try new products, and let me tell you i will literally find any excuse to make a purchase.. the most used one is “I need it for my kit”. I found myself doing this when my love for Tom Ford Beauty began, this was well over 4 years ago whilst on a trip in Hawaii. Although Tom Ford is a

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How To: Tan Prep

Self Tanning, it can either be easy or a nightmare lets be honest. Half the time I end up getting my boyfriend to do the places I can’t reach, he really has become quite the pro, but one thing I am a master of is Tan prep! Now this is so important, as it’s literally going to be the make or break of your tans longevity and appearance. So let

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Grand Mercure Auckland – Review

I find myself in Auckland a lot for business trips, but the one thing I always struggle with is where to stay. A 2 night trip to Auckland can often cost me over $1000 for flights and accommodation alone, and half the time the hotels are never anything super amazing for the price your paying. On my most recent trip I had the opportunity to work with Grand Mercure, and I

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Q&A – You asked I replied!

    Hey Babes! So I always get random questions come through from my followers, so I thought it was about time to do another Q&A! I decided to post my answers in a blog post, just because then it’s a little less spammy & easier for you guys to read! So let’s begin!!   Your house build looks so fun, is it really as easy as it looks? – 

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MAC HOLIDAY 2017 KITS

It’s that time of year again where all the brands start releasing their Holiday Collections, and of course MAC Cosmetics just don’t disappoint. After being an avid MAC customer for the last 11 years, I have purchased my fair share of Limited Edition Collections, but I do have to say I think the “Snowball Holiday Collection” might just be the prettiest one yet. Available in stores Nationwide within New Zealand

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