Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

Posts by Stacey Banfield

Treating your pigmentation with laser!

When it comes to my skin I’m all about doing what I can to keep it looking it’s absolute best. With the help of The Cosmetic Clinic, not only is it in amazing condition, but my complexion is looking alot more even thanks to having recent laser facials. I had a course of 3 treatments to help with slight pigmentation on my face. For me my pigmentation is mainly in

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Put a spring into your step with the latest from Andrea Biani

Just a few days ago I was invited to attend the opening of the beautiful new Andrea Biani store here in Christchurch. Located within The Crossing, this store is nothing short of stunning. From the entrance to the shop fit out it has been designed with so much love, it really is such an inviting place to visit. The part I love the most is that this store like their

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H&M has landed in Christchurch!

It’s been a long wait, but one that was worth every second.. Christchurch our city as a shopping destination is BACK! Having worked in City Mall pre Earthquake and after, it’s safe to say ALOT changed. A mall that used to be buzzing with shoppers and workers suddenly became a quiet sometimes daunting place to be. Slowly but surely work started to recreate our city hub and what an amazing

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A moment with Megan from ‘She Said Yes’

Working in the industry allows me to meet so many creative and talented individuals. Although Megan and I became friends through the influencer world, we both share a love and passion for the wedding industry. Below I have a quick chat with Meg’s and get her tips from her own experience, for all of my followers and clients who are brides to be! Who I am and what I do

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When lighting is everything!

If you are an influencer or just someone who appreciates great lighting while doing your makeup, then you are probably going to want the Desk pro. So what is it? Basically a ring light but set on a smaller tripod. Having a tripod that’s more compact but still adjustable is awesome as it means it can be more at your level, allowing the light to hit all the right places.

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Why you need to travel within your own backyard!

These days it’s easy to scroll through social media, and watch tv ads displaying all of these beautiful tropical locations and instantly want to book the next flight out of your current location. The reality is, majority of us just can’t do that. Timing, financials and planning are all things that you generally need to put into place when booking your next escape. Wanderlust is something that is definitely within

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24hrs with MAC at NZFW

That time of year has arrived again where Auckland becomes a city full of whose wearing what. New Zealand Fashion Week is where all the new trends for the coming seasons are born, so of course it makes sense to also show you what kind of beauty trends are being brought to life on the catwalk. MAC Artists are known for their incredible creativity, and of course my fave artist

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Our First Home – Build Update!!

So if you read my first post you would know that we are currently building our first home. I feel like so much has happened since then, so I thought  it was only fitting that I continue on to the 2nd post and update you all on where we are at. Going back to where we left off, it took about 6 weeks for all of the consents and council

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How to create memories that really will last forever

When it comes to photography I am all about capturing the moments that hold the story and memories. Whether that be a beautiful landscape shot or the smiling faces of loved ones, pictures do really say a thousand words. So when I was recently sent the HP Sprocket printer to try out, I couldn’t not open the box straight away and put it to use. ~ Because every picture has

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How To : 4 Modern Romance hairstyles you can do at home

ghd has long been a household name, and it’s with no wonder why they are rated as one of the top styling tools in the world. Easy to use and FUN spring to mind when I think of ghd. From their super cool designs, to their sleek innovative tools they totally have your bad hair days covered. I was recently sent one of their new designs to try out for

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