Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

Posts by Stacey Banfield

The YSL products you need in your life

YSL beauty is a brand I have used for many years now, and I feel like it just keeps getting better. My first ever product was a Rouge Volupte lipstick and since then I’ve been hooked. As most Makeup Artist’s will be able to relate, a good base is key to perfecting any kind of look and I think after using these products for a few weeks now I just

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Canopy Camping Adventures – Rockwood Station

Located just over an hour out of Christchurch you will discover the most beautiful hidden gem. Rockwood Station is in every way the perfect escape, suitable for all ages I cannot think of anyone who wouldn’t enjoy their stay here. This one is slightly more modern than the other Canopy Camping sites we have already ticked off from our list, which is great for those of you who may not

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No Gf your “hustle” is certainly not real

If you saw my instagram story you will already get the idea of this post, and if you didn’t well im about to run you through it. I’ve been getting really fed up with social media lately, and this morning well it made me sit there with my head in my heads and say to myself what the fuck is wrong with these people. So the scenario was a friend

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THE LATEST IN MENS SKINCARE!

Getting your man to use any kind of beauty product used to seem like you had bitten off more than you can chew, am I right?. But let’s be real it is now 2018, and Men are becoming a lot more aware of looking after themselves. Skincare is the best place to start, especially as a lot of men are faced with the elements of nature daily while they are

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Dear Social World

Lately in the online community there’s been a real shift in mood. It seems like the social pressures are getting to everyone and no one really knows how to tackle the issue, so here I am speaking out because I truly think so many people need to read this. Instagram has become more of a comparison game these days of things like, who has the most followers, how many likes

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How we discovered comfort in a box & adopted a kiwi!!

Sleep– One of the things I look forward to doing the most at the end of everyday,  although I know I totally need more of it in my life. To get the best out of your sleep there’s all kinds of things you can do I know, but for me it comes down simply to comfort. Sleeping on a cloud is ideally what I personally look for, I mean I’m

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Never lose sight of the shore – 5 lesssons Social Media has taught me

For over a month now I have typed and back spaced about a million times. Sometimes it’s bloody nerve wracking writing about a topic people want to know more about, especially something like this. Daily I get questions about how to become an “influencer” or how can I be sent “free stuff”. There’s so much more to having a presence online than the above. First of all, I think the

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Oxipay now available online with Farmers!

Listen up beauty junkies, things just got super exciting in our world with the announcement that Oxipay has joined forces with Farmers making our online shopping experience that little bit better!! I’ve teamed up with Oxipay, and in case you don’t know about Oxipay, let me run you through it quickly. It’s easy to use, fuss free with no 10 page sign up applications wahooo!! Oxipay allows you to purchase

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THIS IS MY STORY

My Name is Stacey & I have spent 25 years on this earth creating my story. It feels weird writing something so personal knowing thousands of strangers will soon be reading these exact words too. It probably will become a big ramble but I guess my point of it all comes down to how you perceive someone online, and the truth is you really have no idea what has or

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HOW WE MADE OUR HOUSE A HOME

Thinking about your first home is not only exciting, but kind of a little scary. The thought of having to actually make adult decisions – it’s a big deal! When we first decided to look into buying our first home together, we didn’t really know where to start, we umm’d and ahh’d about purchasing an existing home, but then stumbled across a few house and land packages and decided that

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